HOME INSPECTIONS

The House Dox inspects every detail, ensuring your home's integrity from roof to basement.

Property Checkup Experts

Acquiring a house is often the most substantial investment individuals make. To ensure a well-informed decision regarding a property’s condition and potential repairs, it is advisable to enlist the services of a professional home inspector, such as The House Dox Inc., before making a purchase.

Additionally, some homeowners opt to have their homes inspected by The House Dox Inc. before their new home warranty expires, addressing any defects in the process. Finally, for those looking to leverage the Greener Homes initiative to enhance energy efficiency and resilience, both pre-modification and post-modification inspections by The House Dox Inc. become crucial steps in the process.

Home Inspection Checklist

A comprehensive home inspection should address the items listed in the following checklist. It’s worth noting that The House Dox Inc. will perform a thorough job in conducting the inspection.

KITCHEN

KITCHEN

BASEMENTS

BASEMENTS

BATHROOMS

BATHROOMS

HEATING<br> PLUMBING

HEATING
PLUMBING

windows <br>doors

windows
doors

FLOOR | WALLS CEILINGS

FLOOR | WALLS CEILINGS

THE ATTIC

THE ATTIC

HOUSE EXTERIOR

HOUSE EXTERIOR

The Kitchen

  • Inspect the countertops, sinks, and verify the functionality of all cabinet doors.
  • Check the pipes beneath the sink to confirm there are no leaks.
  • Test each sink by filling it with water and ensuring proper flow at the designated pressure.

The Basement (If You Have One)

  • Inspect the basement for cracks or stains. Ensure there is no seepage of water into the basement.
  • Examine wooden beams supporting the home to assess their functionality and detect any damage or deterioration.

The Bathrooms

  • Review bathroom faucets, checking for acceptable water pressure and verifying normal water color, texture, and heating.
  • Flush all toilets to identify and address any blockages.
  • Ensure proper drainage in bathroom sinks, showers, and baths. Examine tiles for integrity, ensuring they are free from cracks or dents.
  • Open all cabinets and cupboard doors to verify their correct functionality.

Plumbing and Heating

  • Inspect the functionality of all heaters, electrical panels, wiring, faucets, and pipes.

The Windows and Doors

  • Ensure all doors are securely fastened, with sturdy and properly functioning latches and locks.
  • Inspect the windows for any cracks or shattered glass.

The Walls and Ceilings, Floors

  • Inspect the flooring, walls, and ceilings for signs of cracks, wear, and water seepage over time.
  • Examine each room carefully for any irregular bumps or uneven surfaces on the walls.
  • Be vigilant for discolored sections of the walls, as they may indicate water penetration and resulting stains.

The Attic (If You Have One)

  • Thoroughly inspect the interior of the building and ensure there is no evidence of water damage.
  • Verify that the attic is appropriately insulated and ventilated to prevent deterioration over time.

The Exterior of the House

  • Inspect the exterior framework and walls of the house.
    Examine the driveway, roof, garage door (if applicable), and garden to ensure they meet expectations.

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