What to Expect from Your Inspection

What is included in a home inspection?

If you are in need of a home inspection, insurance inspection or other testing service in the Palm Springs area, let your choice be Better Choice Inspectors. Whether you need a buyer’s inspection, a pre-listing inspection, or you just are interested in a home inspection to ensure proper maintenance of your current home, you can trust us to deliver excellent services.

Our licensed, certified home inspectors are always here to help, and ensure that you are aware of any potential issues with your current home, or a home that you’re interested in purchasing.

We’re focused on education, and our goal is to provide you with all of the information you need about the property in question, and its overall condition. We welcome our clients to walk through the home with us and to ask any questions they may have throughout the inspection process.

Roof

The roof is your first line of defense against the elements. We will examine the roof, its structure, shingles/tiles, flashing, gutters, downspouts and more.

Exterior

This includes the exterior walkways and doors, siding, eaves and soffits, fascia, paint, and other such elements of the home’s exterior.

HVAC

We will visually inspect the HVAC systems including ducts, filters, furnaces and air conditioning units.

Plumbing

We will visually inspect plumbing fixtures for proper function, including tubs, sinks, hoses, showers, and water shut-off valves, and look for leaks and other such flaws.

Electrical Systems

We will visually inspect both interior and exterior electrical systems including service drops, service masts, grounding, outlets, meters, circuit breakers, and other such systems.

Appliances

We will test and examine all major appliances like hot water heaters, washers and dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, and more.

Doors, Windows & Interior

We will check doors and windows for proper sealing and drafts, signs of mold or water damage, and more. We will also check the condition of all interior spaces.

Appliances

We will test and examine all major appliances like water heaters, washers and dryers, ovens, and more.

Foundations, Basements and Crawl Spaces

We will examine the foundation, crawlspaces and basements to look for signs of things like past water damage, foundation cracking or shifting, and other such potentially expensive issues.

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