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SETTING THE STANDARD FOR PROPERTY INSPECTIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA SINCE 2005

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

A structural component is an element which supports non-variable forces or weights and variable forces or weights. Includes:
  • foundations
  • floors
  • walls
  • columns
  • ceilings
  • roofs

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

The exterior of a structure can include elements such as:
  • wall claddings
  • entryway doors
  • decks
  • steps
  • eaves
  • driveways
  • a representative number of windows

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

Roofing is typically comprised of:
  • roof coverings
  • roof draining systems
  • flashings
  • skylights
  • chimneys

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

The plumbing system is comprised of the things that connect a property’s sinks, toilets, bathtubs, showers, water heaters, etc. to the sewer system. Includes:
  • interior water supply and distribution system
  • interior drain waste and vent system
  • hot water system
  • fuel storage and distribution system
  • sump pump

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

The electrical system is everything from the meter outside your property to the individual outlets inside the house. Includes:
  • service entrance conductor
  • service equipment
  • main distribution panels
  • voltage ratings
  • a representative number of installed ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, switches & receptacles, ground fault circuit interrupters and smoke detectors

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

The heating and air-conditioning systems that the inspector will examine are permanently installed (not freestanding devices) and typically contain elements such as:
  • controls
  • chimneys
  • distribution systems, including fans, pumps and ducts
  • automatic safety controls
  • central air conditioning units (frequently outside, at the rear of the home)

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

Includes:
  • walls
  • ceilings
  • floors
  • steps/stairs
  • a representative number of cabinets
  • a representative number of doors and windows

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

Insulation is crucial to keeping your home both warm and cool, and proper ventilation insures against issues like mold/mildew accumulation and harmful gas/fume buildups. Includes:
  • insulation vapor barriers
  • ventilation of attic and foundation
  • kitchen, bathroom and laundry venting systems
  • operation of any accessible attic ventilation fan when temperature permits

WHAT DOES A PROPERTY INSPECTOR LOOK FOR?

Built-in kitchen appliances are built into your cabinetry, not freestanding or “drop-in” appliances. Inspection includes the observation and operation of:
  • dishwashers
  • ranges/cooktops
  • trash compactors
  • garbage disposals
  • ventilation equipment
  • permanently installed ovens and microwave ovens

WHY CHOOSE WILMINGTON INSPECTION GROUP?

Our inspectors have more than 40 years of combined experience in residential and commercial construction in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, particularly in Wilmington, NC. And although we know homes from the ground up, we also handle inspections for new construction, yearly maintenance and commercial properties.

 

All of our inspections are conducted in strictest compliance with the NC Licensed Home Inspectors Association’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, so you can rest assured we’ll do the job right. We are licensed home inspectors and licensed general contractors who carry E and O insurance and general liability insurance.

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PROUD TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH

  • North Carolina License Home Inspectors Association
  • US Inspect
  • Wilmington Association of Realtors
  • Wilmington Cape Fear Home Builders Association
  • Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
  • Cape Fear Chapter of the Green Building Alliance
  • North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors
  • North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board
  • Energy Star
  • Duke Energy Progress