TEC Home Inspection Checklist

Our home inspector will examine:

The exterior of the home:
• Brick and mortar
• Siding, flashings, and trim
• The roof, eaves, and fascias
• Exterior doors
• Landscaping, grading, drainage and retaining walls
• Decks, patios, balconies, and any steps, stoops porches or railing
• Garages and carports
• Walkways, patios, and driveways
• Downspouts
• Skylights

The Interior of the home:
• Doors and windows
• Ceilings, floors, and walls
• Any steps, stairways or railings within the home
• Countertops and cabinetry
• Garage doors
• Installed appliances
• Fireplaces, vent systems, exhaust systems, chimneys and flues
• Smoke detectors
• Plumbing
• Water pressure
• Attic insulation and vapor retarders
• Electrical wiring, switches, and fixtures
• Heating and cooling equipment (HVAC), access panels and thermostats

In addition to the above checkpoints, TEC Home Inspectors will use a gas detector to rule out the possibility of gas leaks. The foundation and walls will be examined for cracks and an elevation survey throughout the interior of the home will be performed.