Home Inspection

Residential home inspection

I visually inspect the home from top to bottom to look for any defects or safety issues. I look at a home as if my family were going to live there.


What’s included in a home inspection?

A home inspection is a thorough examination of a property’s condition and functionality performed by one of our licensed, InterNACHI Certified Inspectors.

Here are some key components typically included in a home inspection.

Structural systems

Foundation, walls, roof, ceilings, floors, driveway and walkways, and overall structural integrity of the building.

Roof structure

Roof coverings, drainage, flashing, skylights, chimneys and other roof penetrations.

Electrical Systems

Service entrance and panels, branch circuits, connected devices and fixtures, smoke and caron monoxide detectors, and GFCI.

Hvac systems

Heating and cooling systems, including the furnace, air conditioning units, ductwork, vents, and thermostats.

Plumbing Systems

Fixtures and faucets, water supply systems, drain, waste and vent systems, water heater, vents, flues and chimneys, and any sump pumps or fuel storage and distribution systems.


Dishwasher, garbage disposal, range hood, range or oven, cooktop, microwave, trash compactor, bathroom exhaust fans, garage door operator, and other built-in appliances.

Insulation and ventilation

Insulation in the walls, attic, and crawlspaces, as well as ventilation systems to ensure optimal energy efficiency and prevent moisture accumulation.

Exterior and Interior features

Siding, windows, doors, gutters, downspouts and landscaping. Walls, ceilings, floors, stairs, railings, windows, and doors along with any signs of water intrusion, mold, or pest infestation.

Additional Add-on services

The following inspection services are available to add on to your home inspection for an additional fee.

Swimming Pool Near Palm Tree

A pool inspection checks the physical conditions of the pool such as the structure, materials, decking, and equipment (pump, filter, heater, etc). Also, making sure that the pool meets the safety regulations and requirements.

Sprinkler on a Grassy Field

An irrigation inspection checks the home’s sprinkler system and components that make it up with an in-depth visual analysis of the system and above ground materials. Ensuring the system is functioning properly.

Luxurious Patio in Summer

An inspection on a detached structure can be done along with your home inspection. There are several different types including: garages, sheds, workshops, mother-in-law suites, etc. We will perform a visual inspection of the structure, roofing, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing.

Red Wooden Lounge Chair on Brown Boardwalk Near Body of Water during Daytime

A seawall, dock inspection looks for signs of damage and/or maintenance items and provides recommendations.

Stainless Steel Sink Drainage

A sewer scope inspection uses a special flexible camera. Video is recorded while being fed through drains into the sewer lines. This allows the inspector to look for potential problems such as clogs, cracks, broken pipes, etc.

Green Mold and Moss Growing on an Old Brick Wall

Our test sample collects air quality data from 800-1200 sq ft (per canister) of the home. Mold sampling includes up to 3 testing samples. All lab fees and overnight shipping included.

Close up of Termites

A WDO inspection will help you determine if there are pests in your home and what the next steps will be.
WDO Inspections are often required if you have a VA loan application.

Square 1 Home Inspections, LLC provides Residential Home Inspections to help reassure potential homeowners that their home is safe. We have extensive training in residential home inspections as well as more than 20 years’ experience in various construction trades.

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