What is Inspected during your home inspection in Hamilton, burlington, dundas, grimsby

These are just a sample of what Nook 'n' Cranny Home Inspections looks at during your home inspection:

  • Roof covering (i.e. Shingles), vents, flashings and trim.
  • Gutters and downspouts.
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations.
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings.
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia.
  • Grading and drainage.
  • Foundation and crawlspace.
  • Moisture concerns.
  • Heating systems. (Seasonal)
  • Cooling systems. (Seasonal)
  • Water service & supply.
  • Water heating system.
  • Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets.
  • Interior/Exterior doors and windows.
  • Electrical service line and meter box.
  • Main disconnect and service amperage.
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses.
  • Grounding and bonding.
  • GFCI’s and AFCI’s.
  • Fireplace damper door and hearth.
  • Insulation and ventilation.
  • Garage doors, safety sensors and openers.
  • And much more.

**Some items are above and beyond a typical home inspection and if requested gladly inspected, however, additional fees may apply. Such items include, but are not limited to: Out buildings on farms, Garages over 400 square feet, sheds, Studios or workshops.


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Last Edited: 15/04/2016