Buyer’s Home Inspection in Sherwood Park

Buying a home? See why Inspection Works is better.

Are you a first-time home buyer feeling overwhelmed by the process? Or perhaps a seasoned buyer seeking a dream home to launch your retirement? Inspection Works is here to empower you every step of the way.

Before making such a significant investment, understanding the intricacies of a property is crucial. Our comprehensive buyer’s home inspection goes beyond the surface. We’ll meticulously examine every aspect of the home, uncovering any potential issues that might lurk beneath the paint or behind the walls.

What we inspect

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1. ROOF

This includes the condition of:

  • The roof coverings
  • Gutters
  • Downspouts
  • Vents
  • Flashings
  • Skylights
  • Chimney
  • Roof penetrations and the general structure
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2. ATTIC, INSULATION & VENTILATION

The home inspector will look at the insulation and ventilation of unfinished spaces, including:

  • Attics
  • Crawlspaces
  • Foundation areas
  • Exhaust systems
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3. EXTERIOR

The home inspector will check:

  • Siding
  • Windows
  • Exterior doors
  • Flashing & Trim
  • Walkways
  • Driveways
  • Stairs
  • Patios & decks
  • Drainage
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4. BASEMENT, FOUNDATION, CRAWLSPACE & STRUCTURE

This includes checking for:

  • Foundation movement
  • Cracks
  • Structural concerns
  • Indication of water penetration
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5. COOLING

  • The condition of the cooling system,
  • location of thermostat,
  • energy source and
  • the type of cooling system you have in the home.
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6. HEATING

The inspector will report on:

  • the condition of the heating system,
  • location of thermostat,
  • energy source, and
  • the type of heating system you have in the home.
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7. FIREPLACE

The home inspector will inspect:

  • The visible portions of the fireplace & chimneys
  • Lintels
  • Damper doors
  • Cleanout doors & frames
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8. PLUMBING

Plumbing tends to get the most attention due to the impacts a water penetration can have on a home. The home inspector will check:

  • Main water & fuel supply shut-off valves
  • Water heater
  • Interior water supply
  • Toilets
  • Sinks
  • Tubs
  • Showers
  • Drains
  • Waste & vent systems
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9. ELECTRICAL

This section includes:

  • The service drop (where the electrical company connects to your home)
  • Conductors
  • Service head and mast
  • Electrical main
  • Panelboards
  • Grounding
  • Switches
  • Light fixtures
  • Outlets
  • The presence of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
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10. DOORS, WINDOWS & INTERIOR

This includes:

  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Floors
  • Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Stairs
  • Railings
  • The garage door and openers

Don’t settle for uncertainty – invest in peace of mind. Contact Inspection Works today! Our meticulous inspections, detailed reports, and ongoing support empower you to make a confident decision about your future home. We’re here to guide you through every step of the process, ensuring a smooth and successful journey towards homeownership.