Residential

Photo by Stacey Sprenz
Photo by Stacey Sprenz

Home buyers have a vested interest in looking closely into a potential purchase. Home sellers want to get ahead of their sale with a pre-inspection. Home owners can maintain the value of their home with regular maintenance inspections.

Confident Home Inspection offers a complete visual and operational home inspection, including:

  • Structural Components: includes foundation, flooring, floors, walls, columns, ceilings, attic, and roofs.
  • Exterior: includes wall claddings, entry way doors, decks, steps, eaves, driveways and a representative number of windows.
  • Interior: including walls, ceilings, floors, steps, a representative number of cabinets and doors and windows.
  • Roofing: includes roof coverings, roof drainage systems, flashings, skylights, and chimneys.
  • Plumbing: includes interior water supply & distribution systems, interior drain waste & vent system, fuel storage, distribution system, and sump pump.
  • Electrical: includes service entrance conductors; service equipment; main and distribution panels; voltage ratings; a representative number of installed ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles, ground fault circuit I nterrupters, smoke detectors, and installed carbon monoxide alarms.
  • Heating and Central Air-Conditioning: includes permanently installed heating systems and controls, chimneys, heat distribution systems, fans, pumps and ducts, automatic safety controls; normal operating control of the central air conditioning system and its distribution system.
  • Insulation and Ventilation: includes insulation, vapor barriers, ventilation of attic and foundation, kitchen, bathrooms and laundry venting systems, and the operation of any readily accessible attic ventilation fan, when temperature permits.
  • Built-in Kitchen Appliances: includes the observation and operation of the dishwasher, range, trash compactor, garbage disposal, ventilation equipment, permanently installed oven and microwave oven.

Our reporting conforms to the North Carolina Home Inspectors Licensure Board (NCHILB) Standards of Practice and of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) Residential Standards of Practice.

Add-Ons

  1. Radon: for houses with a high risk for radon, whether from location, a basement, or a high concentration of granite.
  2. Pest: if termites or other wood-destroying pests are a possibility.
  3. Energy Audit: covers air, insulation, and electrical usage specific to the home home.
  4. Mold Inspection: for hidden or open organic growth.
  5. Air Quality Testing: if airborne mold, formaldehyde, or other irritants may be a problem.