Certified Home Inspections
Using engineering principles and construction knowledge, home inspectors examine previously owned homes for defects for buyers, and examine new builds for code compliance. Home inspectors are required to have a thorough knowledge of electrical systems, building codes and testing equipment.
For buyers, real estate agents, and other interested parties, home inspectors inspect townhouses, homes, condos and other dwellings to ensure that the home doesn't have unlisted defects or undisclosed problems that buyers aren't aware of, and is in compliance with codes.
With a previously owned home, a home inspector would inspect the exterior and interior, including attached buildings, plumbing, HVAC systems, electrical system, attic and roof. They would suggest possible improvements or problems within the dwelling and discuss potential code violations. In a new home, the inspector would review plans ensuring they meet building codes and local ordinances, inspect plumbing and electrical for code violations and issue violation notices. Inspectors have a strong understanding of building codes, laws and government regulations.