Most home inspectors use computer program check list systems so that they can write the reports as quickly as possible.
Click below to see a PDF version of our sample report.
Each system of the home inspected will be broken down into its own category:
Structural, Exterior, Roof, Plumbing, Electrical, Air Conditioning
Defects found during this inspection are reported in four categories:
Safety Hazard - indicates a defect with a component or system which should be repaired or replaced immediately. An appropriate tradesperson should be contacted for further evaluation and repairs.
Immediate Repairs Recommended- indicates an item that requires immediate attention to prevent possible injury or to prevent further damage. An appropriate tradesperson should be contacted for further evaluation and repairs.
Repairs Recommended - indicates an item that is either not installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions or is not functioning properly. The repairs recommended are to ensure proper operation and safety of a component or system. An appropriate tradesperson should be contacted for further evaluation and repairs.
Maintenance Concern or Safety Upgrade - indicates an item that is considered a typical maintenance item or an item that does not meet current building safety standards and attention to this item is recommended to ensure proper operation, longevity and safety of a component or system.
A fifth category “Further Evaluation Recommended” is the recommendation to obtain further information from the seller regarding important time lines and permit information of a particular issue noted.