At phase 3 we perform a full home inspection. We inspect structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems. The IR camera is used at this time as an additional check of the Heating & AC system(s) and to see if there are any overheating problems inside the electrical panel.
Passed city inspection & the builders own "3rd Party" Inspection with an incomplete chimney cap.
Pre-Insulation / Pre-Brick; We check the framing of the home for proper load path distribution and make sure the framing is per the plans and done in accordance with best building practices. We check the electrical service box for proper grounding and installation. The plumbing lines & wiring are inspected for proper protection when passing through the framing members. The accessible roof covering is inspected for proper flashing and installation. We also check the sheathing installation to make sure a proper drainage plane is maintained
Bill Sallade, Certified Professional Real Estate Inspector Lic# 10276
The HVAC contractor left the paper instruction manual stuffed inside the furnace!!
City Inspectors and builder hired 3rd party inspectors dont take the covers off of furnaces. Home inspectors are required to!!
This home passed the city inspection and the builders own 3rd party Inspection!!!
The AC unit shakes and needs repair.
Your Home Inspector in Parker County
Inspecting the reinforcement and plumbing components of the foundation prior to pouring the slab. The post tension cables and rebar reinforcement is checked to make sure it is installed properly and placed correctly. The plumbing lines are checked to make sure they are installed correctly. The corners of the slab are checked to make sure the forms are square. The slab thickness at the beams and the pads is also checked.
This brand new home had a plumbing problem that cause the drains to not work properly. The builder and the city inspector did not find it.
11th Month Warranty Inspections:
You have a home that is almost a year old and your New Home Warranty is about to expire. It's a good idea to have your home professionally inspected before the warranty expires.
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