What Exactly Is a Home Inspection?
Buyer’s Home Inspection
- roof coverings
- roof penetrations
- drainage systems
- Structural walls, floors, and ceilings
- Roof structure and attic
Built-in Kitchen Appliances
- Ranges, cooktops, and ovens
- Range hood
- Hot-water dispenser
- Garbage disposal
- microwave cooking equipment
Heating and Cooling
- Heating and air handling equipment
- HVAC operating controls
- Automatic safety controls
- Distribution systmes
- Presence of installed heating/cooling sources in each room
- Flues and vents
- Cooling equipment
- Faucets and fixtures
- Tubs and toilets
- Undersink fixtures
- Hot and Cold Water heater
Exterior of the Home
You’ll learn the condition of the exterior wall cladding, flashing and trim, doors, windows, decks, balconies, stoops, steps, areaways, porches, patio /covers and applicable railings.
You’ll also learn about the exterior vegetation, grading, drainage, driveways, patio floor, walkways, and retaining walls(with their respect to the condition of the building), eaves, soffits, and facias from your home inspection in Charlotte.
Interior of the Home
Your Charlotte home inspector will open as many windows and interior doors as he can get to without moving furniture and report signs of abnormal or harmful water penetration into the building or signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components.
Your home inspector is not required to observe: Paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments on the interior walls, ceilings, and floors; Carpeting; or Draperies, blinds, or other window treatments. These are considered to cosmetic items.
The function and safety of your home is being inspected. Cosmetics issues most homeowners can handle without a home inspection.
Insulation and Ventilation
- Insulation in attic
- Insulation under floor system
- Vapor retarders
- Ventilation of attic and foundation areas
- Venting systems (kitchen, bath, and laundry)
- Ventilation fans and thermostatic controls
- Service entrance conductors
- Service and grounding equipment, main overcurrent device, and main and distribution panels
- Branch circuit conductors, overcurrent devices, and compatibility
- Outlets and operation of GFCI circuits
- Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors
- Other connected devices
Other Major Systems of Your Home
Your home inspector is not required to observe: Paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments on the interior walls, ceilings, and floors; Carpeting; or Draperies, blinds, or other window treatments. These are considered cosmetic items.
The function and safety of your home are being inspected. Cosmetics issues most homeowners can handle without a home inspection.
The best way to understand what’s included in your Starmark home inspection is to look at a sample report.
Why do a Home Inspection?
Types of Inspections We Offer:
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All our inspections include:
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We perform quality home inspections all throughout the Charlotte metro area in both North Carolina and South Carolina, including Waxhaw, Fort Mill, Ballantyne, Indian Trail, Matthews, Lancaster, Indian Land, Weddington, Stallings, Mint Hill, Harrisburg, Huntersville, Mooresville, University, Concord, Cornelius, Lake Norman, Davidson, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, York, and Sun City Carolinas.
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