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THE HOME INSPECTION REPORT

CLIENTS, REALTORS, AND ATTORNEYS, CONSIDER OUR HOME INSPECTION REPORTS TO BE AMONG THE FINEST IN THE INDUSTRY.

  • YOUR REPORT IS NOT FINAL UNTIL YOU ARE 100% SATISFIED.
  • Customized to reflect your home and written in narrative style with digital pictures.
  • Comprehensive, clear, and easy to understand.
  • Delivered Next-Day via e-mail.
  • Includes a Full Report and Summary Report.
  • Reports forwarded to your Realtor and Attorney per your request.

Morris County NJ | Warren County NJ | Mercer County NJ | NJ Licensed Home Inspector | licensed New Jersey home inspectionOur Home Inspection Report includes the following:

  • Discloses those systems and components which are designated for inspection pursuant to the State of New Jersey (listed below)
  • Describes these systems and components
  • States what “material defects” are found in systems or components
  • States the significance of findings
  • Includes SOLUTIONS to problems identified
  • Includes Estimated Life Span, Safety, and Maintenance tips

SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS INCLUDED IN YOUR HOME INSPECTION REPORT:

  • STRUCTURAL
  • EXTERIOR
  • ROOFING SYSTEM
  • PLUMBING SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • HEATING SYSTEM
  • COOLING SYSTEM
  • INTERIOR COMPONENTS
  • KITCHEN AND BATHROOMS
  • GARAGE
  • INSULATION AND VENTILATION
  • FIREPLACES AND SOLID FUEL BURNING APPLIANCES

STRUCTURAL

  • Foundation construction type and material
  • Floor construction type and material
  • Wall construction type and material
  • Ceiling construction type and material
  • and Roof construction type and material
  • Probe structural components where deterioration is suspected unless such probing would damage any finished surface
  • Inspect under- floor crawl spaces and attics

EXTERIOR

  • Exterior surfaces
  • Exterior doors and windows
  • Decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, and their railings
  • Vegetation, grading, drainage, and retaining walls with respect to their immediate detrimental effect on the condition of the residential building
  • Walkways, patios, and driveways
  • Garage doors including automatic door openers and entrapment protection mechanisms
  • Exterior wall surface type and material

ROOF

  • Roofing surface
  • Roof drainage systems
  • Flashing
  • Skylights
  • Exterior of chimneys

PLUMBING SYSTEM

  • Interior water supply and distribution systems including functional water flow and functional drainage
  • All interior fixtures and faucets
  • Drain, waste and vent systems
  • Domestic water heating systems
  • Combustion vent systems excluding interiors of flues and chimneys
  • Fuel distribution systems
  • Drainage sumps, sump pumps and related piping
  • Water heating equipment including energy sources

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Service entrance system
  • Main disconnects, main panel and sub panels, including interior components of main panel and sub panels
  • Service grounding
  • Wiring
  • Over-current protection devices and the compatibility of their ampacity with that of the connected wiring
  • lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles per room and exterior installed lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles per side of house
  • Ground fault circuit interrupters, Arc fault circuit interrupters
  • Amperage and voltage rating of the service
  • Location of main disconnect, main panels, and sub-panels
  • Type of over-current protection devices
  • Predominant type of wiring
  • Presence of knob and tube branch circuit wiring
  • Presence of solid conductor aluminum branch circuit wiring

HEATING SYSTEM

  • Installed heating equipment and energy sources
  • Combustion vent systems and chimneys, excluding interiors of flues or chimneys
  • Fuel storage tanks, excluding propane and underground storage tanks
  • Visible and accessible portions of the heat exchanger
  • Heating equipment and distribution type
  • Energy sources

COOLING SYSTEM

  • Central cooling system
  • Permanently installed hard-wired, through-wall individual cooling systems
  • Energy sources
  • Cooling equipment and distribution type
  • Energy sources

INTERIOR

  • Walls, ceilings, and floors excluding paint, wallpaper and other finish treatments, carpeting and other non-permanent floor coverings
  • Steps, stairways, and railings
  • Installed kitchen wall cabinets to determine if secure
  • Interior doors and windows
  • Household appliances
  • The kitchen range and oven to determine operation of burners or heating elements excluding microwave ovens and the operation of self-cleaning cycles and appliance timers and thermostats
  • Dishwasher to determine water supply and drainage
  • Garbage disposer
  • Kitchen and Bathroom ventilation 

INSULATION AND VENTILATION

  • Insulation in unfinished spaces without disturbing insulation
  • Ventilation of attics and crawlspaces
  • Mechanical ventilation systems
  • Insulation in unfinished spaces adjacent to heated areas
  • Evidence of inadequate attic and crawlspace ventilation

FIREPLACES AND SOLID FUEL BURNING APPLIANCES

  • Fireplaces and solid fuel burning appliances
  • Chimneys and combustion vents excluding interiors of flues and chimneys
  • Type of fireplaces and/or solid fuel burning appliances
  • Energy source
  • Visible evidence of draft characteristics, and more.

If you have a question regarding any system or component not covered above, please contact us.

 

 

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