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Home Inspection Frequently Asked Questions
What is a home inspection?
A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure
and systems of a home, from the roof to the foundation. If problems or
symptoms are found, the inspector may recomment further evaluation or
What does it include?
The standard home inspector's report will review the condition of the home's
heating system, central air conditioning system (temperature permitting),
interior plumbing and electrical systems; the roof, attic and visible insulation;
walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors, the foundation, basement and
What about termite inspection?
Weston's Home Inspection has been certified by the Indiana State Chemists
society to perform termite inspections.
Why do I need a home inspection?
You should learn as much as you can about the condition of a property and
the need for any major repairs before you buy, so you can minimize
unpleasant surprises and difficulties afterward.
A home inspection will also point our the positive aspects of a home, as well as
the maintenance that will be necessary to keep it in good shape and avoid
If you are planning to sell your home, you may wish to have an inspection
prior to placing your home on the market. This will give you a better
understanding of conditions which may be discovered by the buyer's inspector
and an opportunity to make repairs that will put your home in a better selling
Can I do the inspection myself?
Even the most experienced home owner lacks the knowledge and expertise
of a professional home inspector who has inspected many homes and has
been formerly trained. An inspector is familiar with the many elements of
home construction, their proper installation and maintenance. The inspector
has an understanding of how the home's systems and components are
intended to function together and how and why they fail.
Can a house fail an inspection?
No. A professional home inspection is an examination of the current condition
of a property. It is not an appraisal, which determines market value or
municipal inspection, which verifies local code compliance. A home inspector,
therefore, will not pass or fail a house, but rather describe its physical
condition and indicate what may need repaired or replaced.
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