What is Inspected

What is Inspected?

All inspections completed by Mountain Home Inspections, LLC will follow the purpose and scope as set forth by the North Carolina Home Inspections Licensure Board. (NCHILB)

NCHILB Scope

The primary areas inspected are:

  • STRUCTURE
    Condition of the Structural Components, including the Attic and Crawl Space or Basement – Construction Methods and Materials – Evidence of Moisture – Foundation Movement – Water Penetration
  • ROOF
    Materials, Condition and Performance of the Roof Coverings, Flashings, Chimneys, Gutters and Downspouts – Vents & Trim – Skylight, Chimney & other Roof Penetrations
  • EXTERIORAC inspection
    Materials and Condition of the Exterior Cladding, Doors and Windows – Driveway and Walkways – Deck, Porches, Stoops & Railings – Lot Grading & Drainage – Eaves, Soffit & Fascia – Garage Doors, Safety Sensors & Openers
  • HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING
    General Condition and Operation of the Visible Portion of the Furnace and Air Conditioning Units, Duct Work, Thermostat, and Air Filter – Fireplace Damper Door & Hearth
  • ELECTRICAL
    General Condition of the Electrical Service –  Electrical Panels, Breakers & Fuses – Grounding & Bonding – GFCIs & AFCIs – Electrical Service Line & Meter Box – Main Disconnect & Service Amperage – Random Testing of Switches & Outlets, Light Fixtures, and Ceiling Fans
  • PLUMBING
    General Condition and Operation of the Plumbing System – All Visible Supply Piping and Drains – Main Water Shut-off Valves – Water Heating System – Interior Plumbing Fixtures & Faucets – Drainage Sump Pumps with Accessible Floats
  • Under SinkINSULATION & VENTILATION
    Overall Condition of Attic and Crawl Space – Insulation & Ventilation – Operation of Exhaust Fans
  • INTERIOR
    General Condition of the Walls, Ceilings, Floor Coverings, Windows & Doors, Cabinets & Countertops
  • APPLIANCES
    General Condition and Operation of Installed Major Appliances

 

Pre Inspection Agreement

General Exclusions

Rates

Sample Report

 

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