What is Home Inspection?
The home inspection is the evaluation of the overall condition of the home at the time of the inspection. It is a non-invasive visual examination to identify material defects in various systems of the home .
Depending on the size and condition of the home, a thorough home inspection will take usually between two to four hours. Ideally you will accompany your inspector during the inspection so that you will have visual reinforcement of your written report.Electronic Reports:
After we complete your home inspection you can easily access your inspection report. All our inspection reports will be issued to you in electronic versions. That way you can store it easily in your email account or your personal computer.Avalon Home Inspections easy to read reports powered by Home Gauge, a nationally recognized software program that exceeds the standards of practice. Our typical home inspection will include the visible sections of the following components and systems. Note: Not every component in each system will be inspected due to time constraints and access (for example: outlets, doors, windows, etc.). However, a representative number of components from each system will be inspected.
Grading, driveways, sidewalks, front porches, patios, decks and stairs
Exterior walls, trim, foundation, basement, crawl spaces, exterior doors and chimneys
Roof covering, flashing, attic, insulation
Entrance wires, main electrical panels and branch wiring and GFCI’s
Piping, valves, water heaters
Walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows and screens
Counter tops, cabinets, sinks and built in appliances
Counter tops, cabinets and sinks
Overhead garage doors, garage to house door, laundry rooms, interior stairs and fireplaces
Our inspection reports are informative and easy to use. Each section is categorized along with a detailed summary that makes it convenient and easy to refer to for any repairs. All our reports will be emailed to you quickly, often within 24 hours of the inspection. Our computer-generated reports will include free digital copies of photographs taken during the inspection, as well as a summary section listing major defects that you may need to consider before you purchase or sell your home.