When will I get my home inspection report?

3 Tree Home Inspection guarantees your report within 24 hours of the inspection. We use the HomeGauge service to deliver your home inspection report.

What should I expect at my home inspection?

It’s not necessary for the buyer to be present during the inspection, but highly recommended. By observing and asking questions during the inspection, you’ll learn a great deal about the condition of the home, how the systems work and how to maintain it. Witnessing problem areas first hand provides a better grasp of what issues you may be facing. Being present also also allows the inspector to explain thoroughly the findings and to answer any questions immediately.

Each home inspection is performed with a state-of-the-art computerized report complete with digital images and clear direction. 3 Tree Home Inspections stays in demand due to their excellence & diligence on every inspection.

What do you look for in a home inspection?

3 Tree Home Inspection services looks for a multitude of issues in a home inspection. In addition to the standard home inspection, we also offer Dry Rot & Pest inspection, Thermal Imaging and Mold Inspection.

General Home Inspection Items
Structural Elements

Construction of walls, ceilings, floors, roof and foundation.

Exterior Evaluation

Wall covering, landscaping, grading, elevation, drainage, driveways, fences, sidewalks, fascia, trim, doors, windows, lights and exterior receptacles.

Roof and Attic

Framing, ventilation, type of roof construction, flashing and gutters. It does not include a guarantee of roof condition nor a roof certification.

Plumbing

Identification of pipe materials used for potable, drain, waste and vent pipes. including condition. Toilets, showers, sinks, faucets and traps. It does not include a sewer inspection.

Systems and Components

Water heaters, furnaces, air conditioning, duct work, chimney, fireplace and sprinklers.

Electrical

Main panel, circuit breakers, types of wiring, grounding, exhaust fans, receptacles, ceiling fans and light fixtures.

Appliances

Dishwasher, range and oven, built-in microwaves, garbage disposal and, yes, even smoke detectors.

Garage

Slab, walls, ceiling, vents, entry, firewall, garage door, openers, lights, receptacles, exterior, windows and roof.

List of general home inspections items taken from About Homebuyers .

By Elizabeth Weintraub http://homebuying.about.com/od/homeshopping/qt/091107_homeinsp.htm

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