Each Quality Home Inspection Conducted by a Certified Professional Inspector Includes
Roof Covering Materials; Gutters; Down Spouts; Vents, Flashing, Skylights, Chimney, All Roof Penetrations; and General Structure from Readily Accessible Panels, Doors, or Stairs.
Wall Covering Materials, Flashing and Trim; All Exterior Doors; Adjacent Walkways and Driveways; Stairs, Steps, Stoops, Stairways, and Ramps; Porches, Patios, Decks, Balconies, and Carports; Railings, Guards, and Handrails; Eaves, Soffits, and Fascia; A Representative Number of Windows; and Vegetation, Surface Drainage; Retaining Walls, and Grading, Where They Affect the Structure Due to Moisture Intrusion.
Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace, and Structure Inspection
Describe the Type of Foundation; the Location of Access to Underfloor Space.
Heating & Cooling Inspection
Heating System, Location of Thermostat, Location of Condenser Coil, Type of System.
Main water supply shutoff valve; Main fuel supply shutoff valve; Water heating equipment; Interior water supply, including all fixtures and faucets; Drain, waste, and vent system; drainage sump pumps with accessible floats.
Service drop; Overhead service conductors; Electrical meter and base; Service entrance conductors; Main service disconnect; Panel boards and over-current protection devices; Service bonding and grounding; A representative number of switches, lighting fixtures, and outlets; Smoke and CO detectors.
Lintels, damper doors, cleanout doors, and frames
Attic, Insulation, and Ventilation Inspection
Insulation in unfinished spaces; Ventilation of unfinished spaces; and Mechanical exhaust systems in the kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room.
Interior, Doors, and Windows Inspection
A representative number of door and windows; Floors, walls, and ceilings; Stairs, steps, landings, stairways, and ramps; Garage vehicle doors.
Having your home inspected by someone who is considerate of the property is of utmost importance to SoCal Home Inspects. As a matter of fact, if the inspector does not clean up after himself or place protective covering over materials susceptible to falling debris qualifies the client for an inspection fee reduction.
If I were having my home inspected, I would want it inspected by a seasoned veteran. As such, I have been in the home improvement industry for almost 30 years. I have built homes from the bottom up. I have remodeled homes and added rooms. I have studied extensive units in college and on the job.
Every home inspection receives a free one-year Home Owner's Network membership (a $200 value)
After a home inspection, I will gladly come back to re-inspect your home to make sure that the recommended corrections were made. Other home inspectors charge half their normal price for this. I believe it is part of the home inspection process.
Home Buyback Guarantee
My association offers my home inspection clients a home buyback guarantee, which means that it will purchase your home back from you for any negligence on my part. Please click the "Home Buyback Guarantee" image below for more information.
$10,000 Honor Guarantee
My association guarantees that all of its members are backed by a $10,000 guarantee assuring that their members will perform par excellence the Standards of Practice.