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Inspection Overview


A home cannot fail an inspection. A professional home inspection provides you with an independent, unbiased understanding of any problems and their solutions so that you will have all the facts you need to make a sound, informed decision.

Depending on the size and condition of the home, a thorough home inspection will typically take no more than five hours, but they usually last between two and four hours. Ideally, you will accompany your inspector during the inspection, so that you see first-hand the items included in your written report.

Elevation Home Inspections, Inc.



We take our inspection reports seriously. Every inspection is a complete and thorough analysis of all the major systems and components in the home. The company is proud to provide the highest quality system available. The detailed and easy to read report is delivered in PDF format and includes digital photos.  The report includes a clear description of what we've found with any problem areas noted so that you can easily identify them.

A thorough home inspection will include the following:

EXTERIOR: grading, walls, coverings, patios & decks, patio covers, sidewalks & driveways, soffits & fascias, doors/windows & trim, gutters & downspouts, retaining walls, fences & gates

STRUCTURE: foundation, crawlspace, footings/columns, floors, walls, chimneys

ROOFING: structure, coverings, flashings, skylights, vent/stacks

ELECTRICAL: service entrance, grounding, panel & sub panels, branch circuits, outlets, GFCIs, circuit integrity

HEATING AND A/C: description, combustion system, A/C components, supply & discharge lines, venting, ductwork & registers, controls & thermostats

PLUMBING: main supply line, distribution lines, fixtures, vents & traps & drains, functional flow

INTERIOR: walls, ceilings, windows, floors, doors, stairs, fireplaces, smoke detectors, built-in appliances

GARAGE: floors, walls, ceilings, doors

INSULATION: attic, walls, crawlspace, floors, lines, ductwork, air & vapor barriers