whole house inspection is a
professional, objective visual examination of the condition
of the home. The inspection will educate and inform the
buyer regarding a home’s good features as well as any areas
that may require future attention. We also will thoroughly
explain how to best correct any possible defects that are
buyers now entering the marketplace view inspections as a
way to gain valuable information about what for many is one
of the largest financial commitment of a lifetime. The
inspection will allow the prospective buyer to make a
knowledgeable buying decision using our thorough and
informative reports. It provides peace of mind while
reducing, as much as possible, the risk in buying a
Finegan Inspection Services also
offers termite, radon, or mold inspections as
additional services for our customers.
A complete home inspection includes a
thorough examination of the home from top to bottom.
Briefly, the whole house inspector will examine the heating
and cooling (HVAC) systems (cooling system as temperature
allows), the interior plumbing and electrical systems, the
roof and attic, fireplaces, most appliances,
basement, and the visible structure, and the installation of
all windows and doors. The home inspection does not cover
most cosmetic issues which may be easily discerned by a
A home inspection will also point out
positive aspects of a home as well as the type of
maintenance that will be necessary to keep it in good
condition, or ways to correct minor flaws.
The inspection report is limited to the
condition of the home at the time of the inspection.
Also, compliance with local codes is commonly excluded,
except for safety items. While there is no absolute
standard definition for the "major," many consider it to
mean an immediate $500 to $1,000 or more to correct the
defective item. The term "defect" is most often held
to mean a part that is not functioning or serving the
purpose as intended when it is installed.
After the inspection, our clients have
a much clearer understanding of what it is they are about to
purchase and are able to make their purchase decisions