What does a Home Inspector Do?

A home inspector visually examines the exposed portions of the major systems and components of the building to help identify those areas needing repair, replacement and/or further evaluation. The scope of the inspection and the nature of the report are established by Chapter 9.3 of Division 3 of the California Business and Professions Code. Home inspectors are prohibited by this law from performing any repairs or other improvements on properties they inspect.

What does an inspection cover?

An inspection covers essential systems and structural components of the building - from the foundation to the roof including:

Heating and Air Conditioning SystemsPlumbing SystemElectrical SystemRoof, Attic and InsulationExterior and Interior StructureFoundation and FramingChimneys, Fireplaces and Stoves

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