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Home Inspections

A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation.  We use the Standards of Practice created by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), which can be foundhere. Specifically, a home inspection includes:
 

  • Structural Systems - foundation, framing, crawlspace, attic
  • Exterior - wall coverings, doors, windows, decks, steps, walkways, driveways, vegetation and grading
  • Roof System - roof coverings, drainage system, chimneys, skylights and other roof penetrations
  • Plumbing System - interior water supply and distribution system, faucets and drains, vents and flues, water heating equipment, fuel storage and distribution systems, sumps
  • Electrical System - service entrance and conductors, cables and raceways, over-current protection, ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCI's), arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI’s)
  • Heating System - heating equipment, vents, flues and chimneys
  • Air Conditioning System - central and thru-the-wall equipment
  • Interior - walls, ceilings, floors, doors, windows
  • Insulation and Ventilation - insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces, attic and foundation ventilation
  • Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances - system components, vents, flues, chimneys

 

All inspections come with a detailed report with detailed pictures. The report is usually emailed to the client within 24 hours after the inspection is completed. The report is generated as a PDF file that can be saved, printed, and emailed as needed.

 

Please request an inspection for an estimate.

Capitol Hill Home Inspection

Cliff Kornegay

621 4th St NE

Washington DC 20002

 

Phone:

202.215.5723

 

Email: 

DCHomeInspection@gmail.com

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