A-1 Home Inspection Services conducts thorough inspections on all the structures and systems within the home. Our inspectors will identify the status of the structure and it's systems and call to your attention the conditions that affect the value, desirability, habitability, or safety of a dwelling which may ultimately affect a buyer's decision to buy. Below is a breakdown of what our professional home inspection service covers.



Interior Home Inspection List

Interior Home Inspection List

1 Electrical Systems

Inspections include:
  • Proper number of outlets in each room and throughout the house
  • 3-prong Outlets
  • GFIC Outlets
  • Correct Amperage
  • Breakers or Fuses

2 Plumbing

Inspections include:
  • Test Water Temperature
  • Water Pressure
  • Visible Leaks In Piping System
  • Sewer Traps

3 Hot Water System

Inspections include:
  • Flu Mounted Properly
  • Hot And Cold Water Inlet Pipes
  • Rusting And Deteriorating On Jacket
  • Ignition System


4 Heating & Air Conditioning

Inspections include:
  • Asbestos On Heating Pipes
  • Flu And Exhaust Systems
  • Age And Condition Of Equipment
  • Condition Of Oil Tank (Above Ground Only)
  • Base Of Chimney For Clean Out
  • Blow Back

5 Floors, Walls, Ceilings

Inspections include:
  • Stress Cracks
  • Water Stains
  • Structural Damage
  • Bowing in Floors

6 Windows & Doors

Inspections include:
  • Presence of Decay in Frames, Sills and Lintels
  • Deterioration of Gasket on Thermal-Pane Windows
  • All Windows and Doors are Operating Correctly Including Locks and Hardware


7 Kitchen & Baths

Inspections include:
  • Appliances Functioning Properly
  • Condition of Cabinetry

8 Fireplaces

Inspections include:
  • Damper Door Operable
  • Creosote Build-up
  • Presence of Chimney Cap

9 Basements & Attics

Inspections include:
  • Structure and Foundation *
  • Water Penetration
  • Saturation Under and Through Foundation Walls
  • Air Quality Testing for Mold and Other Substances Including Radon and Water Well
* when visible






Exterior Home Inspection List

Exterior Home Inspection List

10 Foundation

Inspections include:
  • Structural Cracks
  • Signs of Movement

11 Siding

Inspections include:
  • Siding Type and Condition

12 Roof & Chimney

Inspections include:
  • Type of Roofing Material
  • Life Expectancy
  • Decay and Leaks
  • Pointing and Chimney Cap


13 Gutters

Inspections include:
  • Condition of Gutters
  • Proper Placement
  • Leaks

14 Driveway, Walkways, Patios

Inspections include:
  • Cracks and Condition
  • Trip Hazards

15 Retaining Walls

Inspections include:
  • Weep Holes
  • Cracking
  • Out of Plum


16 Lighting & Exterior Outlets

Inspections include:
  • Working Condition
  • Outlets are Weather Striped Properly

17 Garage & Shed

Inspections include:
  • Check Roof
  • Sill Plates
  • Doors
  • General Condition of Structure

18 Porches & Decks

Inspections include:
  • Proper Support
  • Weathering and Routing
  • General Condition

19 Fencing

Inspections include:
  • Open and Close Mechanism
  • Hardware
  • General Condition



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