The scope of the inspection covers those items that are specifically requested by the sales contract property condition addendum, but is not limited to those items:

Inspection of Structural Systems:

House Foundation, Grading and Drainage

Roof Covering, Structure & Attic

Walls, Ceilings and Floors

Doors & Windows


Porches, Decks and Carports


Inspection of Electrical Systems:

Service Entrance and Panels

Branch Circuits-Connected Devices and Fixtures

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC Systems)

Heating Equipment

Cooling Equipment

Ducts and Vents


Inspection of Plumbing System:

Water Supply System & Fixtures

Drains, Wastes, Vents

Water Heating Equipment

Hydro-Therapy Equipment


Inspection of Appliances:


Food Waste Disposer

Range Hood

Ranges/Ovens/Cook tops

Microwave Cooking Equipment

Trash Compactor

Bathroom Exhaust Fans and/or Heaters

Whole House Vacuum Systems

Garage Door Operators

Door Bell & Chime

Dryer Vents

Other Built-In Appliances


Inspection of Optional Systems:

Lawn Sprinkler

Swimming Pools & Equipment


Outdoor Cooking Equipment

Gas Lines

Fire Protection Equipment (smoke detectors)


For a more comprehensive list of our Standards of Practice (or SOPs), you can go to the website of TREC: http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=5&ti=22&pt=23&ch=535&sch=R&rl=Y

Product, equipment & appliance safety recalls are not part of a normal home inspection. More specific recall information can be obtained at www.cpsc.gov/index.html .



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