House & Property Inspection Checklist

When you hire us to perform your inspection our number one priority is to provide you a thorough, objective report on the condition of the property from the foundation up to the roof. We follow the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and the Home Inspection Standards of Practice of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

1 – Gravel
2 – Soil
3 – Asphalt Driveway
4 – Sidewalk
5 – Garage Door
6 – Gutter
7 – Roof/Wall Flashing
8 – Window Sill
9 – Window Muntin
10 – Window Frame
11 – Window Pane
12 – Shutter
13 – Dormer Flashing
14 – Wood Siding (horizontal)
15 – Apron Flashing
16 – Counter Flashing
17 – Gable Dormer
18 – Chimney Cap
19 – Clay Flue Liner
20 – Spark Arrester
21 – Downspout
22 – Valley Flashing
23 – Plumbing Stack Flashing
24 – Plumbing Stack
25 – Power Roof Vent
26 – Skylight Flashing
27 – Skylight
28 – Roof Vent
29 – Underlayment (felt paper)
30 – Roof Sheathing
31 – Ceiling Joist
32 – Insulation
33 – Roof Rafter
34 – Collar Tie
35 – Lookout Rafter
36 – Chimney Liner (Metal)
37 – Stud (Gable Wall)
38 – Ridge Board
39 – Wall Sheathing
40 – Metal Siding
41 – Fascia Board
42 – Top Plate
43 – Wood Lintel
44 – Felt Paper
45 – Insulation
46 – Jack Stud
47 – Firebox
48 – Mantel
49 – Hearth
50 – Exterior Light Fixture
51 – Floor Finish
52 – Subfloor
53 – Air Conditioner Condenser
54 – Electrical Outlet
55 – Deck Boards
56 – Deck Beam
57 – Deck Pier
58 – Hose Bib
59 – Ledgerboard
60 – Ductwork
61 – Furnace
62 – Gravel
63 – Foundation
64 – Footing
65 – Gravel Layer
66 – Basement Floor Slab
67 – Sump Pit
68 – Sump Pump
69 – Bridging
70 – Drywall
71 – Door (Bi-fold)
72 – Perimeter Drain Tile
73 – Foundation Water Proofing
74 – Bottom Plate
75 – Porch Footing
76 – Stairs
77 – Handrail
78 – Floor Joist
79 – Porch
80 – Porch Railing
81 – Steel Lintel
82 – Weephole
83 – Downspout Strap