Get It Done Right
If you’re buying a home, the last thing you want after move-in day is to find out that the roof leaks, the attic has termite damage, the plumbing has no water pressure or the appliances are on their last legs. This is why having a top-to-bottom comprehensive home inspection (i.e. a complete conditions home inspection) – by a licensed, insured and experienced home inspection company – is so important.
Diversified Home Inspections has performed over 30,000 inspections since 1998. Home buyers, real estate agents, investors and real estate lawyers all appreciate our…
Need an Even Higher Level of Expertise?
Let us know if you are considering making major structural changes to the property after purchase, or have reason to believe that the structure may not have been properly built. For these situations our owner, Licensed General Contractor Rick Ansbaugh, is available to be part of the home inspection team.
All Types of General Home Inspections are Available
For homes in Palm Beach, Broward or Dade County, Diversified Home Inspections offers:
What’s Included in Your General Home Inspection:
|Full House||Townhouse||Condo||New Home|
(walls, windows, doors, ceilings)
The Details of What Will Be Inspected
This will be a non-invasive inspection based solely on what is visible and easily accessible at the time of inspection.
Your inspection report, which will be distributed to both you (the purchaser) and your real estate agent unless otherwise specified, will include the inspector’s findings on the following:
|Roof||Inspection is performed by a licensed roofing contractor. Roof is checked for (a) any evidence of previous or active leaks and (b) the condition of the roof covering.|
|Termite||Inspection is performed by a licensed exterminator. Building is checked for any evidence of wood-destroying organisms, including termites.|
|Attic Area||Attic area is inspected for proper insulation, separated seams, duct work, electrical, hurricane straps and structural integrity of the roof system.|
|Electrical||Where accessible, receptacles are tested for proper wiring and ground. A visual check is done on electrical panels, fan wiring and any exposed wiring that is not to code. Timers are checked for correct wiring and movement.|
|Air Conditioning||Air conditioner is checked for proper cooling, drainage and rust.|
|Heater||Heater is checked for proper heating, drainage and rust.|
|Plumbing||A visual check is made on visible pipes, faucets and valves to check for proper drainage as well as any visible leaks or water stains. Water heaters are checked for proper operation and visible deficiencies.|
|Appliances||Appliances are checked for proper operation and visible deficiencies.|
(walls, windows, doors, ceilings)
|All interior and exterior walls, ceilings, doors, windows, patio and screened enclosures are visually examined.|
|Grounds||The patios, walkways, pool decks and fencing are inspected, and the grounds are checked grading adequacy.|
|Sprinkler Systems||Sprinkler systems are checked for proper water coverage and for equipment condition|
|Pool Inspection||Pools are checked for any visual defects or exposed gunite, and for equipment condition.|
|Cosmetic Inspection||For New Home Inspections only, cosmetic items – including scratches, mars, paint, grout color consistencies, chips and nicks – are checked throughout the property.|