Home Wise Inspection Services  
Your Certified Vermont Licensed Inspector

What We Inspect

Our program has been designed to assure you a thorough, easy to understand overview of the conditions of the home you are about to purchase. Buying a home is not something you do every day and we provide the information you need for peace of mind.

Benefits

  • We assure the inspection of, and report on, over 400 items
  • We deliver a narritive style detailed comprehensive report with emmbedded digital photographs 
  • We point out major and minor deficiencies to give you the complete picture on your new home's condition
  • We identify any major expenditures coming up so you can budget these potential expenses
  • We identify any potential safety hazards present
  • We show you how various systems work
  • We review and explain the conditions found

What Does a Typical Home Inspection Cover?

  • External Conditions & Surfaces
  • Roof, Attic, Insulation & Ventilation
  • Plumbing & Electrical Systems
  • Appliances
  • Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Foundations, Slabs & Floors
  • Walls & Ceilings
  • Garage, Walls & Driveway
A thorough inspection will include:
 
 Roof (shingles, flashings, chimneys, vents, trim and gutters, drip edges, skylights, downspouts, and other visible roof related items)
Plumbing, Baths and Laundry (water pressure, water distribution system, hose bibs, sinks and faucets, bath/showers and toilets, sanitary system, and other plumbing system components including laundry facility and appliances)
Heating and Cooling Systems (boiler or furnace, air cleaning parts, ductwork, piping and heaters, air conditioner and lines, and other visible related HVAC components)
Basements, Crawl Spaces, and Foundation (insulation, ventilation, posts, vapor barriers, utility attachment, structural items, floors and walls, and columns)

Environmental Issues
~ Decks and Porches
~ Fireplaces
~ Overall Structure
 
Attics (insulation, ventilation, rafters, joists and collar ties, trusses, wiring attachments, and other visible related items)
Interior (floors and ceilings, walls, stairs (if applicable) and banisters, finishes, sinks, cabinets, shelving, smoke detectors and safety-related items, and other visible interior-related components)
Electrical Systems (service entry and clearances, service panel, switches and outlets, visible wiring and junction boxes, grounding system, and other related electrical components)
Exterior (siding materials, attachments, windows, doors, sashes and lintels, vents, entryways, and other visible exterior related components)
Kitchen/Appliances (built-in appliances, aged and operated, countertops, islands, cabinets, flooring, sink, exhaust fans)

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