A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation. On average, a single-family home inspection usually takes 2-4 hours to complete, though this is heavily dependent on the size and condition of the home.

When buying a house, a residential home inspection is an incredibly helpful resource in the decision-making process. There are various interconnected systems and also functions of a house, all of which impact a home’s general health. The inspector will review each part of the residence, identifying any possible problems, issues, or suggested repairs.

The main areas where inspections are necessary are:

If issues or concerns are found, the inspector will offer further appropriate evaluation and/or recommendations. An inspection is an impartial resource to aid you in the decision-making process during a property purchase.

It is additionally important to note that the inspection report is a subjective professional point of view of the inspector on the condition of the home and also is not a service warranty.