Home inspection checklist

An AmeriSpec home inspection reviews more than 400 areas in the house. It covers these basic items on our home inspection checklist.

AmeriSpec Omaha and Lincoln inspecting the sump pumpFoundation:

General inspection, footing, basement floor slab, sump pump.

Garage:

Driveway and walkways, garage slab/floor, garage car doors, garage door opener.

Windows:

Window sills, frame, panes, shutters.

Exterior:

Siding, gutters and downspouts, deck, porch.

Roof:

 General inspection, flashing, chimney cap, clay flue liner, skylights, roof vents.

Attic:

Stairway, structural components/rafters, evidence of moisture, attic flooring, appliance vents, ventilation, insulation.

Interior:

Drywall, fireplace, mantel, hearth, floor finish, doors, stairs

HVAC:

Furnace operation, condition of filter; air conditioner condenser, duct work.

Plumbing:

Pipes, exterior hose bibs, venting system, sinks, bathtubs, showers, toilets, water heater.

Electrical:

Main panel, wiring, lights/switches, outlets, ground fault protection.