Ottawa Home Inspections
The inspection and report will indicate the type of roof covering and it's drainage system, the flashings, chimneys, skylights, other penetrations and the conditions of each.
The exterior walk of the house is very important to get a feel for the way the home is sitting in relation to the landscape and the drainage around the property.
As part of the structural inspection of your home, the beams and posts are inspected. The condition of the roof sheathing and the roof trusses or rafters are examined.
The interior inspection of the home covers items like doors, windows, floors, cabinets, exhaust fans and the insulation in the home.
Heating & Cooling
The heating and cooling systems in the home will be operated through a normal cycle and the system operation will be checked for what is typical of the day to day use.
Although most of the plumbing lines in the home are in inaccessible areas, like behind the walls or in the finished ceilings, what is visible is inspected to ensure that it meets the performance requirements of the materials that have been installed.
The electrical inspection will determine if the service to the home has been safely installed and meets the requirements of the homes systems.