Inspection Standards


Home Inspections are completed to the Standards of Practice as stated by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). use links to see details of each section.

The following visible and attached areas are included in the Inspection process and reporting.

Structual: Includes Foundations, Grading and Drainage, Roof Covering Materials, Roof Structure and Attic, Walls, Cileings, Floors, Doors, Windows, Stairways, Fireplaces, Chimneys, Porches, Balconies, Decks, and Carports.

Electrical Systems: Includes Service Entrance Panels/disconnects, Panel Boxes, Branch Circuits, Connected Devies(switches,plugs, GFCI,etc.) and Fixtures (lighting, fans etc.).

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation Systems: Includes Heating Equipment(furnace), Cooling Equipment(condesor/compressor unit, Evaporator, drains) Duct Systems, Chases and Vents/Registers.

Plumbing Systems:Includes Water supply system and fixtures, Drains, Wastes, Vents, Water Heating Equipment, Hydro Massage Therapy Equipment(whirlpool tubs).
NOTE: Septic systems and water wells require a seperate inspection and are not included.

Appliances: Includes Dishwasher, Food Waste Disposer, Range Exhaust Vent, Ranges, Cooktops, Ovens, Trash Compactor,Mechanical Exhaust vents, Bathroom Heaters, Garage Door Operators, Doorbells and Dryer Vents.

Optional Systems: Includes Lawn Sprinkler Systems, Swimming Pools,Spas,Hot Tubs, Outbuildings, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, Gas Supply Systems, Private water wells, Septic Systems, Whole house vaccum systems.