THE HOME INSPECTION

Inspection Overview

A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house from the roof to the foundation you are buying or selling, knowing the condition of the house guarantees a fair and smooth transaction, especially given today's cost of real estate.

The Inspection

Cardinal Home Inspection provides you with an unbiased evaluation of your property via a comprehensive visual examination of the home's accessible elements and components. We conduct our inspections in accordance with the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standards of Practice.

Scheduling

We offer quick, flexible scheduling. We make every effort to accommodate your schedule. Arrangements to schedule your home inspection can be made via our website, telephone, email or text message.

Your Participation

We encourage you to attend the inspection and participate in the process. You will be able to observe our inspector and ask as you learn about the home's condition, how its systems work and how to maintain it. If not able to attend, A typical home inspection takes approximately two to three hours.

 

The Report

Our detailed reports are computer-generated using state-of-the-art software and you can expect the following:

  • Clear/Concise information about your home

  • Valuable Information to address any deficient areas                       

  • Maintenance Solutions

  • Summary (quick reference)

  • Digital Photos included

 

Our reports will normally be available within 24 hours of the inspection and accessible by- mail, fax, online or delivery. We encourage potential clients to view our sample report.

Our advice does not end with the inspection; you may call us any time after the inspection. We understand buying or marketing a property is one of the largest financial and emotional investments you can make and we will be there to help for as long as you own your home.

The Inspection Details

According to the ASHI Standards of Practice, a thorough home inspection will include an evaluation of the following:

  • Appliances

  • Attic

  • Crawl Space

  • Electrical System

  • Exterior

  • Insulation and Ventilation

  • Interior

  • Heating and Air Conditioning System

  • Roof System

  • Plumbing System

  • Site Assessment

  • Structural System

 

Other areas of inspection are site-specific and you can rest assured the inspection will provide a thorough overview of the home's condition.