One of the most important steps in the home buying process is getting a home inspection report, which details a variety of home features. Each area of the report is carefully reviewed for any signs of damage or neglect and notes are taken about the needed repairs in each area. Home inspection reports follow a certain format and typically include sections for the interior and exterior of the structure. The inspection report also includes sections for the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems in a house.
The format of a home inspection report
A home inspection report is typically performed by an inspector or another professional who understands all of the features of a house. The report is broken down into sections, which include the interior and exterior structure and plumbing and electrical systems. Each section of the home inspection report details any significant findings with regard to the safety and functionality of the property. The inspector will detail each item on the report, its condition, and whether or not it requires repair.
The interior and exterior section of a home inspection report
The interior and exterior structure make up a large part of the home inspection report. This section of the inspection report will detail the condition of the walls, doors, balconies, walkways, driveways, porches, and other features of the house.
Your roof is one of the most important and expensive features on your home. The inspector will take time to thoroughly assess the condition of your roof to make sure any issues and necessary repairs are reported. This exterior portion of the home inspection report includes any skylights, drainage spouts, and chimneys.
The HVAC, plumbing, and electrical sections of a home inspection report
Detailed notes will be taken on your HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems to be sure that everything complies with building codes. Heaters, air handlers, vents, and filter systems are included in the HVAC system. Sinks, drains, wells, toilets, bathtubs and all related water and sewer lines will be inspected for the plumbing section. All wiring, circuit boards, and any electronic devices will also be tested.
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