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How do I prepare for a home inspection checklist?

How do I prepare for a home inspection checklist?

Fortunately, there are some things you can do to prepare for the inspection.

  1. Provide open access to areas that need to be checked.
  2. Clear the perimeter.
  3. Check the roof.
  4. Keep a clean house.
  5. Replace any bulbs that are out.
  6. Make sure your toilets are functioning properly.
  7. Put in a fresh furnace return filter.

What do home inspectors look for in BC?

Professional home inspectors look for both visible and invisible issues throughout the house. Visible issues include problems like discoloration, mold, rotted wood, or cracks. Invisible issues like indoor air quality and radon gas leakage into the basement can only be detected with specialized equipment.

What should I focus on during home inspection?

Here are 13 things that warrant extra attention during your home inspection.

  • ❏ Oil tank.
  • ❏ HVAC system.
  • ❏ Roof.
  • ❏ Structural integrity of the chimney.
  • ❏ Water drainage and disbursement.
  • ❏ Electricity system.
  • ❏ Foundation.
  • ❏ Quality of the flooring.

What is an interior inspection?

According to the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), a home inspection is “an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation.”

How much do home inspectors charge in BC?

How much do you charge? The BC Average is $500 and up for a single family home without special circumstances, $400 for condos.

Are home inspectors liable in BC?

A CBC News investigation has discovered it’s almost impossible for homeowners to get compensation if something is missed during a home inspection, despite new regulations introduced by the B.C. government in 2009 requiring all home inspectors to be licenced and insured.

What are safety checklists?

Safety checklists are documents used during safety inspections for the identification of potential hazards. OSHA has provided a wide range of checklists for the identification of potential hazards in a variety of industries and applications.