What Will Be Inspected?

Structure

  • Foundation
  • Framing

Exterior

  • Exterior wall covering, flashing and trim
  • All exterior doors
  • Attached decks, balconies and steps
  • Porches and railings
  • Eaves, soffits and fascias
  • Grading, surface drainage and vegetation
  • Retaining walls that could adversely affect the building
  • Driveways, walkways and patios

Roofing

  • Roof covering
  • Roof drainage system
  • Flashings
  • Skylights, chimneys and roof penetrations

Plumbing

  • Interior water supply and distribution system
  • Faucets and fixtures
  • Drain, waste and vent systems
  • Water heaters
  • Vent systems, flues and chimneys
  • Fuel supply distribution and storage systems
  • Drainage sumps, sump pumps and related piping

Electrical

  • Service drop
  • Service entrance conductors, cables and raceways
  • Service equipment and main disconnects
  • Service grounding
  • Interior components of service and sub panels
  • Conductors
  • Over current protection devices
  • Lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles
  • Ground fault circuit interrupters

Heating

  • Installed heating equipment
  • Vent systems, flues and chimneys

Air Conditioning

  • Central air conditioning
  • Through the wall air conditioning

Interior

  • Walls, ceilings and floors
  • Steps, stairways, balconies and railings
  • Countertops and cabinets
  • Interior doors and windows
  • Garage passage doors and vehicle doors and safety mechanisms

Insulation & Ventilation

  • Visible insulation and vapour barriers
  • Ventilation of attics and foundation areas
  • Mechanical ventilation systems

Fireplaces & Solid Burning Appliances

  • System components
  • Vent systems, flues and chimneys