Your Inspection

What Does the Home Inspection Process Look Like?

1

Schedule Your Home Inspection

Schedule an inspection online and wait for your confirmation email.

2

Meet Your Home Inspector

Your inspection will be performed by a Certified Professional Inspector.

3

Review Your Home Inspection Report

We will send your report within 24 hours of the inspection.

Whether you are buying, selling or maintaining your home, Professional Home Inspections provides you with professional, friendly, and knowledgeable service from the moment you call us.

As an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector® and Kentucky Licensed Inspector, I follow their Standards of Practice found here: Standards of Practice

Professional Home Inspections thoroughly inspects and reports on the following when visible and accessible:

Grounds

The grading, driveway, retaining walls and walkways with respect to their affect on the structure, decks, and stairs, patios, vegetation's affect on the structure, carport areas, etc.

ROOFING

The condition of the roof covering, visible flashings, roof protrusions (including plumbing stack vents, gas vents, service mast, etc), skylights, chimney, guttering, and downspouts.

Exterior

The condition of the wall cladding, windows, doors, soffit and fascia.

KITCHEN APPLIANCES

Range, cooktop, disposal unit, dishwasher, mounted microwave, trash compactor, etc.

Interior Areas

The condition and operation of a representative number of doors and windows, fireplaces, stairs, and wall floor and ceiling surfaces.

Attached Garage

Including the operation of the garage door, opener, and related safety features.

Heating / Cooling

Visual condition of the Condensing unit or AC unit, Furnace or Interior air handling unit, thermostat, filters, ductwork, registers, and operation of the system in heating and cooling modes (weather permitting).

Electrical System

The service entry, reporting of amperage and volts, main and distribution panels, representative number of receptacles, presence and testing of GFCI and AFCI, visible wiring, doorbell, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, ceiling fans, lights, switches, etc.

PLUMBING SYSTEM

We will examine the attic to ensure it is properly ventilated, check for mold and moisture, assess the level of insulation, and more.

ATTIC

Access location and condition, insulation level, ventilation, roof structure and related framing, etc.

Foundation

Access location and condition, insulation level, ventilation, roof stFloor structure and related framing, piers, and columns, foundation walls, signs of moisture intrusion, insulation, ventilation, etc. The Home Inspection report is sent to the client the evening of the inspection (typically 60-80 pages or more, including thermal imaging photos, recommendations, etc.ructure and related framing, etc.

What's Included in a Home Inspection