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We inspect hundreds of items some of which are shown on the list below, and some component inspections can be quite detailed.  
A main electrical panel for example may be reported as in "Safe and Proper Condition".  But many items would be checked to conclude that.  For example, below is a list of some of the many things that would be checked in just a main electrical panel:

Just some of the panel components

checked.

Dangerous component check:
  • Over current protection.
  • Proper grounding.
  • Proper bonding.
  • Proper amperage.
  • Proper wire sizes.
  • Breaker / wire match.
    • Proper shut-off.
    • Anti-oxidant paste.
    • Branch wiring.
    • Proper wire clamps.
    • Buss bar connections.
    • AFCI & GFCI breakers.
  • "Federal Pacific" and
  • "Zinsco" brand components.
  • Aluminum branch wiring.
  • Unfinished wiring.
  • Improper wiring / taps / splices.
  • Altered Knob & Tube.
  • What we Inspect . . . .

    Exterior Grounds - Fences, Gates, Patios, Decks, Driveways, Walkways, Window Wells, Outdoor Structures, Sheds, Retaining Walls.

    Roofing System - Coverings, Flashings, Chimneys, Vents, Skylights, Gutters & Downspouts.

    Interior - Walls, Floors, Ceilings, Doors, Windows, Trim, Cabinents.

    Fireplaces & Stoves -  Fire Brick, Hearth, Safety Clearances, Flues, Combustion chamber, Damper,
     
    Insulation - Attic, Walls, Floors, Ceilings, Crawl spaces, Vapor barriers.
     

    Heating & Air Condition - System Details, Burner, CO Test, Gas & Elect Lines, Ductwork, Registers, Humidifier, Thermostats & Controls.

    Garage - Floors, Walls, Ceilings, Windows, Vehicle Door, Electrical.


     
     
    Exterior Structure - Wall coverings, Windows, Foundation, Support Columns, Trim, Eaves & Soffits, Outside Electrical & Gas Supply.
     
    Interior - Walls, Floors, Ceilings, Doors, Stairs, Hand Rails, Windows, Fireplaces & Stoves.
     
    Kitchen - Cabinets, Counters, Flooring, Ventilation, Sink, Fixtures, Appliances.
     
    Electrical System - Main & Sub Panels, Volt & Amperage capacity, Branch circuits, Wiring, Outlets, GFCI protection, Smoke detectors.
     
    Plumbing - Water service, Fuel Service, Pipes, Vents, Traps, Flow, Water heater.
     
    Attic - Ventilation, Insulation, Vents, Roof & Ceiling Framing, Moisture & mildew issues.

    Basement - Foundation, Support columns, Floors, Walls, Ceilings, Plumbing fixtures.

                   Note: Partial and interior only inspections do not include all of the above.
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