Real Estate Inspections
Ready for the Inspection
to prepare for a Home Inspection
a thorough home inspection usually takes between 1.5 to 2
hours, depending on the size and scope of the inspection,
buyers and sellers need to plan for the inspection in order
to assure that it will run smoothly. The following are tips
to allow for a smooth and complete inspection;
|1. Try to
have the inspection when kids will be elsewhere.
2. Secure pets or leave them
with a neighbor for the day.
3. Confirm that all utilities
are on: gas, water, power.
4. Light all pilots lights -
the inspection does not generally last long enough for
the water heater to heat 40 gallons of water.
5. Move storage or furnishings
that can obstruct the inspector's examination or access
to equipment or panels , including in the attic.
6. Replace burned out light
7. Unlock all doors, gates,
accesses, panels, closets and crawl spaces
are always curious.
8. Remove wood or debris storage
along outside of home.
9. Trim tree limbs away from
10. Test the smoke alarms to
confirm proper function.
11. Repair or replace broken
items; screens, door knobs, locks, glass, gutters - installed
antisyphon devices on exterior faucets.
12. Clean ashes from the fireplace
13. Replace rotted trim and
siding on the exterior of the home.
14. Be prepared to join the
inspector on the inspection, the inspector will let you
know if this is appropriate.
15. Bring your questions.
Real Estate Inspections, providing the home buying consumer in the Greater
Houston Area valuable information regarding Real Estate Property Condition.
Inspections for both re-sale and new construction home purchases.
Real Estate Inspections - Serving the Greater Houston Metropolitan area:
Atascocita, Bacliff, Barbers Hill, Baytown, Bearcreek, Beasley, Bellaire,
Brookside Village, Bunker Hill, Champions, Channelview, Clear Creek, ClearLake,
Cleveland, Conroe, Crosby, Cut N Shoot, Cypress, Dayton, Decker Prairie,
Deer Park, First Colony, Fondren, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston,
Hedwig, Hempstead, Houston, Huffman, Humble, Hunters Creek, Jacinto City,
Jersey Village, Katy, Kemah, Kingwood, Klien, La Porte, League City, Liberty,
Magnolia, Meadows Place, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Montgomery, New
Caney, North Forest, OakHill, Oak Ridge North, Pasadena, Pearland, Pecan
Grove, Piney Point, Porter, Richmond, Roman Forest, Rosenburg, Seabrook,
Shenandoah, Shore Acres, SouthHouston, Southside Place, Spring, Spring
Branch, Spring Valley, Stafford, Stafford, Stagecoach, Sugarland, Taylor
Lake Village, Texas City, The Woodlands, Tomball, Waller, Webster, West
University Place, Willis, Woodbranch Village, Harris County, Montgomery
County, Waller County, Ft Bend County, Liberty County
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