Home Inspection Checklist Items

Exterior/Lots & Grounds

Exterior/Lots & Grounds

Exterior/Lots & Grounds

Wall cladding/Finishes

Windows/Condition

Trim

Flashings

Vegetation

Hose Bibs

Exterior Electrical/GFCI

Grading

Driveway

Walks, Steps & Stoops

Patio & Porches

Retaining walls

Exterior Surface Drains

Window Wells

Entry & Patio Doors

Door Bells


Interior

Exterior/Lots & Grounds

Exterior/Lots & Grounds

Ceilings & Walls

Floors

Doors

Closets 

Windows/Functionality

Stairs & Handrails

Pantry

Light Switches

Receptacles/Outlets

HVAC Source (Every Room)

Electrical

Floor Settlement

Bearing walls


Kitchen

Exterior/Lots & Grounds

Bathrooms

Cooking Appliances

Ventilator (Above Stove)

Dishwasher

Disposal

Drains

Refrigerator

Microwave

Sink

Electrical/GFCI

Plumbing Fixtures

Cabinets & Counters

Signs of moisture

Walls & Celings

Floors


Bathrooms

Roof & Attics

Bathrooms

Cabinets & Counters

Signs of Moisture

Sinks/Faucets

Tub/Surround

Shower/Surround

Spa Tub/Surround

Toilets

Ventilation

HVAC/Presence

Ceilings & Walls

Floors

Doors

Closets

Electrical/Switches/Outlets GFCI

Roof & Attics

Roof & Attics

Roof & Attics

Roof Material/Condition

Type (Flat,Gable Hip, etc)

Valleys

Flashings

Soffits

Fascia/Eaves

Parapet Walls

Gutters/Downspouts/Leaders

Vents

Plumbing vents(Material & Condition)

Sheathing

Roof Framing

Insulation/Vapor Barrier

Signs of Moisture

Wiring/Lighting

Ventelation

Garage

Roof & Attics

Roof & Attics

Structure Type

Garage Door/Material/Operation

Door Opener

Safety Features

Fire Separation/Doors/Walls & Ceilings

Floor Type

Electrical (Switches/Receptacles GFCI

Deep Sinks

Roof Structure

Service Doors

Ventalation

Plumbing

Heating & Cooling

Plumbing

Service Line

Main Water Shutoff

Distribution Lines/PEX, Poly, Copper

Line Supports/Insulation

Service Caps

Drain Pipes (Type, Condition)

Vent Pipe (Type, Condition)

Cross Connections

Functional Flow (Kitchen, Bathrooms, Hose Bibs)

Functional Drainage (Kitchen, Bathrooms)

Gas Lines

Gas Meter

Water Heater/Type, Manufacturer, Age)

Water Heater Capacity

Water Heater Flue

Water heater Area Served

TPRV (Temp Pressure Relief Valve)

Water Heater Operation

Water Heater Fuel Type (Gas, Electric)

Laundry

Heating & Cooling

Plumbing

Washer/Dryer Electrical

Dryer Gas Line

Washer Hose Bib

Washer Drain

Floor drain

Dryer Vent

Laundry Tub & Drain

Ventilation

Ceilings & Walls

Doors

Floors

Windows

HVAC Presence


Heating & Cooling

Heating & Cooling

Heating & Cooling

Manufacture

Type (Forced Air Heat Pump, Evaporative)

Area Served

Age/Operation

Fuel Type

Temperature Differentials

Refrigerant Type

Visible Coil

Electrical Disconnect

Condensate Removal

Fuel Type (Gas, Electric)Thermostats

Safety Features

Blower Fan & Filter

Distribution Type

Flue Pipe

Controls/Devices/Humidifier

Draft Controls

Heat Exchanger 

Structure

Fireplaces/Wood Stoves

Heating & Cooling

Structure Type

Foundation

Beams

Bearing Walls

Joists/Trusses

Columns

Piers/Posts

Floor Slab

Subfloor

Fireplaces/Wood Stoves

Fireplaces/Wood Stoves

Fireplaces/Wood Stoves

Location

Fireplace Construction Type

Fuel Burning Type (Gas, Electric, Wood)

Smoke Chamber

Flue/Flue Cap

Damper

Hearth

Chimney chase Construction

Chimney Flashings



Electrical

Fireplaces/Wood Stoves

Fireplaces/Wood Stoves

Electrical Panel Location

Manufacture

Service Type (Underground, Overhead)

Service AMPS & Volts

Max Capacity

Main Breaker Size & Shutoff Type

120 Branch Circuit Type

240 Branch Circuit Type

Conductor Type

Ground

Breaker Type

Fuses Type

AFCI/GFCI

Compatibility


Pool & Spa Checklist

Deck Material/Type, Coping Type, Interior Finish Type, Steps/Ladders, Automatic Cleaner, Skimmer, Drain Style (Manual, Automatic, Drain Covers, Entrapment Prevention, Pool Safety Barriers (Fences, Alarms etc), Jets, Blowers, Aerators, Heaters, Plumping Piping, Vales, Controls, Gauges, Motors, Filtration (Sand, DE, Cartridge), Chlorinators,  Light Operation/GFCI, Electrical, Electrical Disconnect, Conduit, Grounding, Water Supply, Water Features, Cross Connections