What is included in a typical home inspection?
Also asked, what is not included in a home inspection?
Appliances. Not all home are sold with the appliances, so they are generally not included in the home inspection. This includes dishwashers, refrigerators, ovens, washers and dryers. In most cases, the inspector will also not thoroughly check the HVAC systems.
Similarly, what does a whole house inspection cover? A whole house inspection is a visual, non-invasive check of the structure, foundation, roof, electrical, plumbing, heating/cooling system and built-in appliances. A whole house inspection with termite report is the same home inspection but also includes an assessment of the possibility of W.D.I.
Keeping this in consideration, what things do home inspectors look for?
Here's what home inspectors look for that, if found, could impact your home sale:
- Water Damage.
- Your Home's Structural Integrity.
- Damage to the Roof.
- Problems with Your Home's Electrical System.
- Plumbing Related Problems.
- Insect and Pest Infestations.
- Trouble with the Home's HVAC System.
What should I be worried about a home inspection?
7 Worst Things to Hear in a Home Inspection
- Foundation issues. Foundation issues can be a big deal and are typically very expensive, says Mike Lyon, Quicken Loans vice president of operations.
- Water damage.
- Roof problems.
- Furnace issues.
- Age of the electrical system.