Huge shout out to our friends over at BrickKicker Home Inspections & Detect Termite for this great writeup on the components of a home inspection. Often confused with a home appraisal (definitely not the same!!!) the home inspection is INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT. Find out why, below:
1. Grounds and Exterior. During an inspection, a professional should first examine the home exterior and overall condition of the property. Areas of interest include grading and drainage, evidence of standing water or leaks, the integrity of the foundation and siding, the condition of the exterior paint and landscaping, and any damage to the deck, garage, patio, stairs, or driveway.
2. Roof, Windows, and Doors. The exterior structural components of the home