Common Issues Found in a Home Inspection

We believe that whether you’re scheduling a Home Inspection or a Pre-Listing Inspection it is important to know what common issues can arise. Flathead Home Inspection is here to provide you with the common issues found during inspection so that you are ready to face them head on and find solution. It is always a good idea to discuss these potential issues with your Real Estate agent before listing or buying a home. This will allow you to have a smooth Real Estate transaction.

home inspection issues

HVAC - You want to know the type and age of the equipment in the home as well as whether it is functioning. We will be sure to let you know of all potential issues found so you can have piece of mind.

Plumbing - The overall condition of the plumbing is important to know so you don’t face a re-piping cost in the future. We will check the water heater and fixtures to be sure they are also in working order.

Electrical - Panel, outdated systems, overloaded circuits and anything that could be potentially hazardous will be checked and called out during the inspection. We will be sure that GFCIS, switches, and light bulbs are also present.

Siding - We will inspect the attic for insulation, rook leaks and adequate ventilation. The interior will be inspected for issues with walls, floors, ceilings, stairs, floors, windows etc.

Appliances and Ventilation - We will inspect the kitchen, bathroom, and dryer venting for potential issues. If appliance are included in the sale of the home we will be sure that they are in working order.

Pests - Want to know if you have pests or potential infestation. We will inspect and be sure to note all signs that are visually seen.

Detectors - The home inspection will include checking if these are present and in working order - this is important for safety.

-Ryan