What do home inspectors do?
Inspectors’ duties include monitoring the quality of the materials used, inspecting any defects and discrepancies that might compromise the operations, generating reports to assess the correct course of action and put the buyers in a better purchasing position.
What is included in a inspection?
An inspection will cover the home’s structure, construction, and mechanical systems. It will identify any items that need repaired or replaced and estimate the remaining life on major systems such as the roof covering, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing.
Important limitations of an inspection?
An inspection is not technically exhaustive.
An inspection will not identify concealed or latent defects.
An inspection will not deal with aesthetic concerns or what could be deemed matters of taste, cosmetic defects, etc.
An inspection will not determine the suitability of the property for any use.
An inspection does not determine the market value of the property of its marketability.
An inspection does not determine the insurability of the property.
An inspection does not determine the advisability or inadvisability of the purchase of the inspected property.
An inspection does not include items not permanently installed.