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A home inspection by Whittington Home Inspections will include careful scrutiny of the following:

STRUCTURAL SYSTEM including foundation and framing

  • Floor structure
  • Wall structure
  • Ceiling structure
  • Roof structure

EXTERIOR

  • Exterior wall covering, flashing and trim
  • All exterior doors
  • Attached decks, balconies, steps, porches, stoops and railings
  • Eaves, soffits and facsias accessible from ground level
  • Vegetation, grading and surface drainage and retaining walls on the property when any of these could possibly affect the building
  • Walkways, patios and driveways leading to entrances of the home

ROOF SYSTEM

  • The covering of the roof
  • The roof drainage systems
  • Flashings
  • Skylights, chimneys and roof penetrations

PLUMBNG SYSTEM

  • The interior water supply and distribution systems including all fixtures and faucets
  • The drain, waste and vent systems including all fixtures
  • The water heating system and equipment
  • The vent systems, flues and chimneys
  • The fuel storage and fuel distribution systems
  • The drainage sumps, sump pumps and related piping

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • The service drop
  • The service entrance conductors, cables and raceways
  • The service equipment and main disconnects
  • The service grounding
  • The interior components of service panels and sub panels
  • The conductors
  • The overcurrent protection devices
  • A representative number of installed lighting fixtures , switches and receptacles
  • The ground faul circuit interrupters

HEATING SYSTEM

  • The installed heating equiment
  • Vent systems, flues and chimneys

AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS

  • Installed central air and thru-wall cooling equipment

INTERIOR

  • The walls, ceilings and floors
  • The steps, stairways and railings
  • The countertops and a representative number of installed cabinets
  • a representative number of doors and windows

INSULATION AND VENTILATION

  • The insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces
  • The ventilation of attics and foundation areas
  • The mechanical ventilation systems

FIREPLACES AND SOLID FUEL BURNING APPLIANCES

  • The systems components
  • The vent systems, flues and chimneys

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