From home inspections to radon testing, Chiefs Inspection Services has you covered. We offer buyer’s/seller’s home inspections, new home inspections, and year warranty inspections as well.
As InterNACHI members, Chiefs Inspection Services must adhere to their Standards of Practice. Read through our inspection coverage areas below. For questions and more information, be sure to contact us today.
Grading, drainage, siding and trim, sidewalks, driveways, doors, windows, lights, facia and soffits are all covered at the beginning of the inspection process
ROOF AND GUTTERS
The roof shingles, panels, gutters and downspouts, ventilation, penetrations, all flashings including the chimney area are inspected
GARAGE AND CARPORT AREAS
Automatic door openers, photo sensors, springs,Z electrical and ventilation are a few items covered during the garage inspection
The roof inspection is checked for pest, signs of leaks, missing or substandard insulation, proper support from the structure, HVAC ducts are checked as well as electrical lines and lights
HEATING AND AIR
A/C units, heat pumps, furnaces, and air handlers are all checked for condition as well as proper operation.
BATHROOMS AND LAUNDRY
The sinks, toilets, bathtubs, showers and plumbing to each are inspected for proper operation and leaks
Exterior and interior doors, flooring, windows, ceilings, cabinets, drawers, are all checked. Thermal pictures are taken during this time of the inspection
Stovetops, ovens, installed microwaves, vent fans, garbage disposals, refrigerators, dishwashers, sinks, and GFCIs are all checked for functionality. Countertops, drawers, floors and cabinets are also checked
The electrical system is checked from the entrance and exterior of the home, the meter base, electrical panels, receptacles, switches, lights, fans, GFCIs, and all accessible areas such as in attics and crawlspaces
WATER HEATER & PLUMBING
Water heater age, condition and functionality are checked. Plumbing supply and drains are inspected at the main entrance as well as all supplies in bathrooms and kitchen areas.
Water intrusion, foundation issues, plumbing leaks, and evidence of flooding are all checked during the basement inspection
Missing insulation, evidence of water intrusion, mold, pests, leaks and foundation issues are just a few items checked during a crawlspace inspection.
Each inspection comes with a basic thermal scan, this can uncover hidden issues not visible with the naked eye such as plumbing and roof leaks, abnormal temperatures in the electric panels and outlets, as well as energy loss at windows and doors.