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       Frequently Asked Questions
 
Q. What is a home inspection?

A. A home inspection is a visual evaluation of a home from the foundation to the roof to determine its structural and systemic integrity.

Q. What does a home inspection involve?

A. A basic inspection is a summary of the visual inspection of the following areas and systems:

  • Heating
  • Cooling
  • Interior Plumbing
  • Interior Electrical
  • Roof
  • Attic
  • Visible Insulation
  • Walls, Ceilings and Floors
  • Windows and Doors
  • Basement
  • Foundation
  • External Structures
Q. Why is a home inspection important?

A. A home inspection finds things that may need attention or may require repairs in the future.

When buying or selling a home, a properly prepared home inspection assists both buyer and seller in making informed decisions.

Q. Can I do my own inspection?
A. Of course, you CAN do your own inspection, but what is your level of expertise and how obective can you be? Whittington Home Inspections are conducted by a professional with training and experience in all aspects of home structure and system functionality. They have no interest in buying or selling the home, so the inspector's objectivity is not biased by the desire to purchase or sell the property.
Q. When do I call a home inspector?

A. When you find a property you wish to purchase, or when you are agreeing to sell your property, base the obligation to buy the property contingent on the outcome of the professional home inspection. Contact Whittington Home Inspections as soon as you have decided you want to buy a property, or as soon as you have a buyer for your home.


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