DOES A HOME INSPECTOR...?

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Here’s links to a collection of our blog posts about "DOES A HOME INSPECTOR…?":

What is a home inspector not allowed to do?

 Does a home inspector inspect barns and other agricultural buildings on a farm? 

 Does a home inspector inspect outbuildings?

 Does a home inspector give cost estimates for repairs?

 Does a home inspector inspect in the rain? 

• Does a home inspection include a detached garage?

Does a home inspection include a detached carport?

 Does a home inspector remove the electric panel cover plate and examine the inside of the panel? 

 Can a home inspector do repairs to a house after doing the inspection? 

 Does a home inspector lift up the carpet to look for cracks in the floor? 

 What are the questions a home inspector won't (or shouldn't) answer?

 Does a home inspector make sure the house is up to code? 

Does a home inspectors test appliances? 

Does a home inspector check for appliance recalls?

 Will the home inspector help a homebuyer get the seller to reduce the price of the house? 

Does a home inspector need insurance?

How thorough is a home inspector required to be when inspecting a house?

• Does a home inspector check for permits? 

Does a home inspector have to be bonded?

• Does a home inspector check and test shut-off valves? 

• Does a home inspector check the plumbing under the floor slab?

Does a home inspector do a leak test on the shower pan?

• Does a home inspector check the GFCI receptacles and breakers? Does a home inspector check the paint finishes on a house?

• Does a home inspector check window blinds? 

Does a home inspector check for Chinese drywall?

Does a home inspector check the septic tank system?

Does a home inspector check for lead paint? 

• Can a termite inspector  guarantee that there are no termites in a house? 

Does a home inspector check for radon? 

 • Does a home inspector check for termites? 

Does a home inspector move things during an inspection? 

Does a home inspector check toilets? 

• Does a home inspector check pools?  

• Does a home inspector check the windows? 

How does a home inspector inspect a refrigerator ice maker?

Does a home inspector test all the windows and doors in a home? 

• Does a home inspector check every electrical receptacle outlet in a house?

Does a home inspector check fences?

• Does a home inspector check window air conditioners?  

Does a home inspector check wall air conditioners? 

• Is a home inspector allowed to open an electrical panel?

Does a home inspector check the landscape sprinkler system? 

• Does a home inspector check the dishwasher? 

• Does a home inspector check the kitchen range or cooktop? 

• Does a home inspector check the refrigerator? 

• Does a home inspector check the washing machine? 

 Does a home inspector go into the crawl space under the house?

• Does a home inspector check the clothes dryer? 

• Can a home inspector condemn a house? 

• Does a home inspector look for code violations? 

• Does a home inspector check water pressure? 

• Do home inspectors check carpet condition? 

Does a home inspector test all the windows in a home? 

• Does a home inspector check sewer lines underground? 

• Does a home inspector check gutters? 

• Does a home inspector walk on the roof? 

• Does a home inspector go in the attic? 

• Does a home inspector locate the main water shut-off valve? 

• Does a home inspector test all the doors in a house? 

• Does a home inspector check interior finishes like paint, wallpaper, and carpet? 

• Does a home inspector troubleshoot things that don't work during a home inspection? 

• Does a home inspector check the central vacuum system?  

Does a home inspector check ceiling fans? 

Does a home inspector check the garbage disposal? 

Does a home inspector check the microwave oven? 

Does a home inspector check the well? 

Do home inspectors check for mold? 

• Does a home inspector check an emergency generator? 

Does a home inspector check the water heater? 

• Does a home inspector check the water softener? 

Does a home inspector specify repairs? 

Does a home inspector reinspect to verify repairs after an inspection? 

• Does a home inspector check water treatment and filter systems? 

Does a home inspector check low voltage wiring? 

Does a home inspector check wiring? 

• Does a home inspector check the security alarm system?

Do home inspectors check solar panels? 

• Does a home inspector test smoke alarms? 

 Does a home inspector test CO carbon monoxide alarms? 

Does a home inspector check window and door screens? 

• Do home inspectors check retaining walls? 

Does a home inspector check site grading and drainage? 

Does a home inspector inspect trees? 

• Does a home inspector light pilot lights? 

Can a home inspector determine if there are any sinkholes on a property?

 Does a home inspector check awnings? 

• Does a home inspector check shutters?

• Does a home inspector check the roof? 

• Does a home inspector check seawalls and docks?

• Does a home inspector check for electromagnetic radiation fields? 

• Does a termite inspector also check for carpenter ants?

Does a termite inspector also check for carpenter bees? 

Does a home inspector check for rodents?

Does a home inspector check for roaches and ants?

• What is included in electrical inspection by home inspector? 

What is included in an air conditioner inspection by a home inspector? 

• What is included in a furnace inspection by a home inspector?

• What is included in a plumbing inspection by a home inspector? 

Do home inspectors check fireplaces?

Do home inspectors check chimneys? 

Does a home inspector check bathroom exhaust fans?

• Do home inspectors check the clothes dryer exhaust vent system? 

• Does a home inspector check insulation? 

Does a home inspector check the garage door opener?

• Does a home inspector check remote controls? 

Can a home inspector tell me if the wiring in a home is safe? 

Does a home inspector move furniture? 

• What do a home inspectors look for when inspecting gutters?

• Does a home inspector check for aluminum wiring? 

• Does a home inspector check for safety glass? 

• Does a home inspector test the temperature/pressure relief valve at the water heater?

Does a home inspector check insulated windows for brokens seals and lost gas? 

• Does a home inspector determine if an air conditioning system is adequate for a house? 

• Does a home inspector verify that structural components like  joists, rafters, columns, beams, and foundation are the right size? 

• Does a home inspector test the air conditioning system? 

Does a home inspector test all the wall switches in a house? 

Do home inspectors do progress inspections for new homes under construction?

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