Residential Home Inspection Diagram

Our company is a fully qualified to perform through and comprehensive residential inspections, we inspect sidewalk, walkways, exterior stairs, patio, deck, exterior walls and windows.

We inspect roof to ensure rafters are not sagging which may proof to be a very expensive repair. We check rubber shingles to identify number of layers on the roof, any roof with more than two layers will require additional expense when time comes to install new shingles. we check drainage systems.

We also inspect garage and driveways to view the house for possible runoff issue due to poor grading. We check sewer trap and water supply line to insure water supply line is copper and not lead as it is the case in so many old homes.

We check the heating system and hot water tank, We check main service electric line and view electric system throughout the house. We inspect structure system of the house, beams columns joists, we check foundation for visible stress and settlement cracks. We inspect interior walls, windows, We also check for termite damage and issue termite certificate when the house is free of any termite evidence.

We provide comprehensive written report in an easy to read essays format and not a check list items. Our company is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau for the past ten years. The followings is a list of main inspection categories.

  • Structural Integrity
  • Grading & Drainage
  • Sidewalks and walkways
  • Exterior Walls
  • Sidings
  • Decks & Steps
  • Garages and driveways
  • Roof system
  • Gutters & Downspouts
  • Chimneys
  • Windows & Doors
  • Foundations
  • Basements, Supports, Framing
  • Cellar and Crawl space
  • Attics, Sheathing, Rafters
  • Ventilation
  • Attic Insulations
  • Interior walls and ceilings
  • ¬†Interior Floorings
  • Electrical Systems
  • Electric Load and Voltage
  • Plumbing system
  • Water Supply line
  • Sewer Trap
  • Heating system
  • Boilers and Hot water tanks
  • Air Conditioning system
  • Kitchen & Appliances
  • Insulation
  • Stairs and Railings
  • Porches and¬† Patios
  • Retaining Walls
  • Termite Inspection
 

 

 

 

 

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RESIDENTIAL HOME INSPECTION DIAGRAM

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1. Gable Stud 21. Double Plate 41. Foundation Footing 61. Building Paper 81. Stair Tread
2. Collar Beam 22. Entrance Canopy 42. Paper Strip 62. Pilaster 82. Finish Stringer
3. Ceiling Joist 23. Garage Cornice 43. Drain Tile 63. Rough Header 83. Stair Rail
4. Ridge Board 24. Facia 44. Diagonal Sub Floor 64. Window Stud 84. Balusters
5. Insulation 25. Door Jamb 45. Foundation Wall 65. Cornice Moulding 85. Plaster Arch
6. Chimney Cap 26. Garage Door 46. Sill Plate 66. Facia Board 86. Mantel
7. Chimney Flues 27. Downspout Shoe 47. Backfill 67. Window Casing 87. Floor Joists
8. Chimney 28. Sidewalk 48. Termite Shield 68. Lath 88. Bridging
9. Chimney Flashing 29. Entrance Post 49. Window Well 69. Insulation 89. Lookout
10. Rafters 30. Entrance Platform 50. Grade Line 70. Wainscoting 90. Attic Space
11 .Ridge 31. Stair Riser 51. Basement Sash 71. Baseboard 91. Metal Lath
12. Roof Boards 32. Stair Stringer 52. Window Well 72. Building Paper 92. Window Sash
13. Stud 33. Girder Post 53. Corner Brace 73. Finish Floor 93. Chimney Breast
14. Eave Gutter 34. Chair Rail 54. Corner Stud 74. Ash Dump 94. Newel
15. Roofing 35. Cleanout Door 55. Window Frame 75. Door Trim-Casing 95. Plumbing System
16. Blind or Shutter 36. Furring Strips 56. Window Light 76. Fireplace Hearth 96. Heating System
17 .Bevel Siding 37. Corner Stud 57. Wall Studs 77. Floor Joists 97. Electric System
18. Gooseneck 38. Girder 58. Header 78. Stair Riser 98. Sewer System
19. Downspout Strap 39. Gravel Fill 59. Window Cripple 79. Fire Brick 99. Structural
20. Down spout Leader 40. Concrete Floor 60. Wall Sheathing 80. Newel Cap 100. Termite Inspection