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A pre-purchase home inspection includes a detailed inspection of the exterior structure, roof, concrete, and drainage.

Here’s what we inspect:

 The electrical panel

  • Wire-to-breaker size
  • Double tapping
  • GFCI & AFCI breakers
  • Service size and grounding

The heating system

  • Forced air heating
  • Boiler heating
  • Both in-slab and fan coils
  • Venting
  • Air supply heat exchanger
  • Humidifier
  • Filter
  • The output air for carbon monoxide and all accessible gas lines for leaks
  • General condition and life expectancy

The plumbing

  • Type of service
  • Distribution piping
  • Drainage
  • All fixtures
  • Back water valve
  • Sump pump
  • Hot water tank

All exposed structure

  • Roof construction
  • Wall construction
  • Floor joists: beams and posts
  • Concrete and wood foundations
  • All exterior wall for moisture penetration, using electronic moisture meters and thermal imaging cameras
  • Attic insulation (if accessible)

The living and kitchen area

  • All accessible outlets
  • All appliances are operations at the time of inspectoin
  • Flooring
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Ceilings

Garage and outside

  • Grading of the property
  • Driveway
  • Walkway
  • Garage roof
  • Attic (if accessible)
  • Door
  • Slab
  • Electrical

Under our agreement with Service Alberta we must be nonintrusive, meaning we are unable to move furniture, or disassemble any component of the home we are inspecting.

Cabin to Castle always sends two inspectors to a home inspection, and we send more to multi housing or industrial projects.