Full Home Inspection

Detailed, Accurate and Thorough Home Inspections in Phoenix Arizona

For your full home inspection, I will provide you with an all-inclusive inspection which covers the essential systems and structural components of the home’s major visible, structural, and mechanical systems. The items examined in your full, InSight home inspection are listed below.

Full Home Inspection Process
(average inspection time is 3 – 4 hours, depending on the size, age and general condition of the property)

During a property inspection, items inspected will include but are not limited to:

Foundations – Basements – Under-Floor Areas

  • Foundation and other support components
  • Under-floor ventilation
  • Location of under-floor access opening(s)
  • Wood separation from soil
  • Presence of drainage systems or sump pumps within foundation footprint
  • Presence or absence of seismic anchoring and bracing components

Exteriors

  • Surface grade, hardscaping and drainage within six feet of the inspected building or associate
    primary parking structure
  • Wall cladding, veneers, flashing, trim, eaves, soffits and fascias
  • Exterior portions of a representative sampling of doors and windows
  • Attached decks, porches, balconies, stairs, columns, walkways, guard-rails and handrails

Roof Coverings

  • Roof coverings
  • Flashing, vents, skylights and other penetrations
  • Roof drainage systems

Attic Areas and Roof Framing

  • Framing and sheathing
  • Access opening(s) and accessibility
  • Insulation material(s)
  • Ventilation

Plumbing

  • Supply, waste, and vent piping
  • Fixtures, faucets and drains
  • Water heating equipment, including combustion air, venting, connections, energy sources,
    seismic bracing, and temperature-pressure relief valves
  • Functional flow of water supply and functional drainage at fixtures
  • Gas piping and connectors
  • Cross-connections

Electrical Systems

  • Service conductors, equipment, and capacity
  • Panels and overcurrent protection devices
  • Service and equipment grounding
  • Wiring types and methods
  • A representative sampling of switches, receptacles, and light fixtures
  • Ground-fault circuit-interrupters

Heating Systems

  • Heating equipment and operation using normal user controls
  • Venting systems
  • Combustion and ventilating air
  • Energy source and connections
  • Heating distribution system(s) including a representative sampling of ducting, duct insulation outlets, radiators, piping systems and valves

Central Cooling Systems

  • Cooling equipment and operation using normal user controls
  • Cooling distribution system(s) including a representative sampling of ducting, duct insulation,
    outlets, piping systems and valves
  • Energy source and connections
  • Condensate drains

Fireplaces and Chimneys

  • Chimneys, flues, dampers and associated components
  • Fireboxes, hearth extensions and permanently installed accessory components
  • Manufactured solid-fuel or gas-burning appliances

Building Interior

  • Walls, ceilings and floors
  • Security bars, ventilation components, and a representative sampling of doors and windows
  • Stairs, handrails, and guardrails
  • Permanently installed cabinet and countertop surfaces
  • Safety glazing in locations subject to human impact


  • Testimonials

    We wanted to thank you for the great job you did on our recent home inspection in North Phoenix. Your inspection uncovered a host of serious problems the sellers had failed to disclose; we ultimately backed out of the deal. Bottom line, the home insp…
    Doug and Kim