Plumbing Inspection & Types of Piping

Plumbing Inspection & Types of Piping

A plumbing home inspection takes into account the water pipes in the structure as well as the waste pipe system that leaves the structure.  Plumbing Inspection: Metal Pipes The main factor that determines the types of pipes in your home is the era in which your home...
Soil Grading and Surface Drainage

Soil Grading and Surface Drainage

A soil grading and surface drainage survey or inspection is also commonly referred to as surface slope and drainage. The slope of the lot will greatly influence the surface water flow. If you live on a sloped lot, the surface water will be pulled gravitationally...
Your Guide to a Roof Inspection

Your Guide to a Roof Inspection

A roof inspection is best done visually while atop the roof covering. Walking a roof covering is discouraged by the roof manufacturers, but the infrequent traffic of an inspection is necessary to ensure the quality of the materials and to gain an idea of the age of...
The Importance of a Heating Inspection

The Importance of a Heating Inspection

Here in the Pacific Northwest, an operating heating system is required for a home to be considered livable. In new construction, a heating system is on the checklist of requirements for that space to earn its COE or Certificate of Occupancy. A properly operating and...