FREQUENTLY ASKED INSPECTION QUESTIONS
Municipal inspectors try to do a good job but they are generally over-worked, often having to look at many homes in a day. A thorough home inspection takes hours, not minutes. If you’re not convinced yet then look at some sample photos (photo gallery)nw01.html of defects I’ve found in new construction.
- Make sure that all utilities turned on (water, electric and gas).
- Make sure all gas appliances ready to run with pilot lights turned on.
- Clear access to areas like attics, crawl spaces, electric panels and furnaces.
- Unlock areas such as storage closets, electric panels and crawl space hatches.
- Come with questions.