You know you need a home inspection because you were unable to walk the roof, investigate the mechanical systems, and explore the crawlspace during your showing. But what will your inspector and the accompanied report provide you? After professionally inspecting the roof, exterior, structure, electrical, heating, cooling, insulation/ventilation, plumbing, and interior, probably a lot more than you originally thought.
First of all, everyone knows your inspection report will provide you important information on defects discovered at the time of the inspection. What really matters in this ‘Observations and Recommendations’ section are concerns that fall into four major categories: