Detached House Inspections

Detached House Inspections

A house is a complex system made up of different elements and components.
A house inspection helps to identify any hidden issues of the property.

A home inspection helps to identify any issues with a property that might affect your decision to buy it or the price you pay for it.

A home is a complex system made up of different elements and components. When we are inspecting the condition of each major component, we gather and analyze pieces of information and evaluate the house as a whole system. With the best technologies and tools, we strive to help home buyers seeking their dream home. Our inspection services are not only limited to discover deficiencies and hidden problems, but we also offer consulting services in which you will receive professional advice on keeping the house in good shape.

What’s Included
  • Thorough Inspection to Examine/Test Every Component in the Property
  • Infrared Thermal Scanning to See Hidden Problems
  • Functional Tests of Appliances for Your Peace of Mind
  • Interactive Presentation & Full Explanation of Findings
  • Guided Walk-through of the Property
  • On-site Q&A Session to Make Sure You Understand Everything
  • Comprehensive Digital Report with Illustrated Photos & Detailed Explanation
  • Post-Inspection Consultation
Inspection Durations

Average 3 – 4 hours (depends on the property size)
plus 1 – 2 hours of on-site presentation, guided walk-through & Q&A session
The report will be available in digital format the day after the inspection

Rates

From $500 + applicable tax
(Rate may vary according to size, age, and location of the property)
・Infrared thermal scanning is included
・No extra charge for multiple kitchens, crawl space, rental units or attic

Inspection Systems & Elements
  • Site
    – Grading, Retaining Walls, Patios, Walkways, Driveways
  • Roofing System
    – Roof Covering, Drainage System, Flashings, Chimneys, Skylights
  • Exterior
    – Wall Covering, Flashing, Doors, Windows, Balconies, Steps, Railings
  • Garage/ Carport
    – Garage Doors, Door Operators, Structural System, Electrical System
  • Structural System
    – Foundation, Basement, Crawl Space, Attic, Floor, Wall, Ceiling & Roof Structure
  • Electrical System
    – Service Panels, Service Grounding, Receptacles, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, GFCI, AFCI, Smoke detectors, CO detectors
  • Heating & Cooling System
    – Furnaces, Boilers, Fireplaces, Venting System, Central Air Conditioner, Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs)
  • Insulation & Venting System
    – Insulation, Vapour Barrier, Ventilation, Mechanical Venting System
  • Plumbing System
    – Water Supply & Distribution, Drain, Waste & Vent System, Fixture & Faucets, Water Heaters, Drainage Pumps, Sump Pumps
  • Interior
    – Floors, Walls & Ceilings, Doors, Windows, Stairways, Countertops, Cabinets
  • Built-in Appliances
    – Washers, Dryers, Ranges, Ovens, Refrigerators, Dishwashers, Garburators, Central Vacuum


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