Home Inspection Check-List

Home Inspection Check-List

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Before the inspector comes to your house with his or her home inspection sheet, be ready! Set the stage for a positive home inspection report, and streamline your sale by addressing the items in this checklist before your inspection takes place.

  1. Confirm that all utilities are on and pilot flames are ignited.
  2. Make sure keys for all doors and gates are available to the inspector.
  3. Make sure that all domestic animals are secured.
  4. Change or clean dirty heating and cooling filters
  5. Clean kitchen range exhaust filter if there is a greasy build up.
  6. Check batteries in your smoke detectors.
  7. Return windows that have been painted shut to regular operation.
  8. Replace torn weather stripping around exterior doors.
  9. Replace any missing switch or receptacle covers.
  10. Clean gutters and down spouts.
  11. Trim back any tree limbs that may be touching the roof of the house.
  12. Keep foundation vents open, except in frigid weather.
  13. Have your HVAC control system serviced if it has been over a year since the last service.