Check the existing condition with copperFoundation
copperfoundationJun 24, 2011 13:31 EDT
Foundation crack repair: Planning to buy a new house is very hard and the major components are inspected for safety hazards. When there are defects in structurals then it may affect the value of the home. So better decide with your family a arrange a home inspection experts in the reliable company like Copper Foundation. Inspections are performed with all accessible areas are inspected thoroughly from crawl spaces to the attics. Inspection is done according the age of the home.After the complete inspection is done then decide about the purchasing.Clutter, additional buildings, extra baths and kitchens, or multiple attic and crawlspace accesses will increase the length of the inspection. They provides a thorough, professional, and unbiased report. Report is completed and will be provided to you within 24 hours of completion of the inspection. Following process are done on the inspection.
What is inspected:
Grounds: Grading, stumps and plantings in relation to the structure, walkways/driveways, retaining walls, and downspout termination.
Exterior: Siding, soffits, fascias, doors, windows, trim, and fences/gates.
Structure: Foundation, crawl space, dampness or evidence of moisture problems, vapor
barrier, proper ventilation, footings, columns, walls, and chimneys.
Roof: Structure, roofing materials, flashing, vents/stacks, and skylights.
Attic: Insulation, structure, adequate ventilation, evidence of leaks (past or present), and chimney condition.
Electrical: Service is done in the main and sub-panels, grounding system, branch circuits, outlets, and GFCI's.
Heating: Combustion system, venting, distribution, controls/thermostat, and A/C components are also checked if not it can be replaced.
Plumbing: Main supply line enters the house, distribution lines, drains/vents/traps, functional flow, and fixtures are checked.
Interior: Walls, ceilings, windows, doors, stairs, fireplaces, and the presence of smoke detectors.
Wood destroying organisms: If this inspection is requested the home will be examined for evidence of termites, carpenter ants, wood boring beetles, fungal rot, and conducive conditions that can make your house attractive to these pests.
Report given to you will prepare to make a confident and the clear decision for buying the house.
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