Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Home inspector's Association BC (HIABC)?
What we Inspect?
All Exterior, including :
Tree and shrub impact,
Wild life / Rodent Activity,
Roof system including:
Shingles / Tiles / Roll roofing,
All roof penetrations,
Estimate the age and remaining life of components,
All stairs and railings,
Doors and windows,
Ceilings ( evidence of current or old water leaks),
Basic check for appliances,
Furnace / Heating system and heat distribution,
Air conditioning system,
HRV if installed,
Radiant floor heating if installed,
Pipe material and if it is of concern.
Faucets and Drains,
Moisture / Leaks
Outlets for polarity and integrity,
Main service panel,
Wiring size where visible,
Garage and carport.
Basic thermal imaging and inspection of all exterior walls and interior ceilings.
What we do not inspect?
Since it is not your house yet, I will have to respect the current owner and his property so it limits how intrusive I can be.
We do not Inspect:
Unattached storage shed,
Not at this time.
Radon testing is a very specialized process and should be done over a period of 30 days for best results.
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