Our Inspection Process

Investing in a new home requires due diligence. At VERIDORN, we are InterNACHI® Certified Professional Inspectors, dedicated to providing an in-depth, objective, and data-driven analysis of your potential property. Our inspections adhere to the rigorous InterNACHI® Standards of Practice, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation across all critical systems and components.

Our Commitment to Standards:

  • InterNACHI® Certified: We abide by the industry’s most stringent standards, ensuring a thorough examination based on established criteria.
  • Experience and Knowledge: Our inspectors have extensive knowledge and experience in building systems. They are adept at identifying potential deficiencies and providing insightful commentary.
  • Transparency and Neutrality: Unbiased reporting is paramount. You receive a detailed report with factual observations, visual evidence, and clear explanations—without subjective opinions or bias.
  • Technology-Enhanced Inspections: We utilize advanced tools and equipment to uncover potential issues that might elude traditional methods, providing a deeper understanding of the home’s condition.

A Typical Inspection Process

  1. Scheduling: Enter your property details, requirements, and any other details, and request an inspection time-slot.
  2. On-Site Examination: Following InterNACHI® standards, we examine the home’s vital systems, including (where applicable, if readily accessible, and a representative number at minimum):
    • Roof: the roof covering, gutters, downspouts, vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, other roof penetrations, and the structure of roof from readily accessible panels, doors, or stairs;
    • Exterior: wall-covering materials (i.e., siding), eaves, soffit, fascia, windows, doors, flashing and trim, walkways and driveways, stairs, steps, stoops, ramps, railings, guards, handrails, porches, patios, decks, balconies, carports, vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls, and grading of the property;
    • Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure;
    • Heating and Cooling Systems using normal operating controls;
    • Plumbing: the main water and fuel shut-off valves, water heating equipment, interior water supply’s (all fixtures and faucets), toilets, sinks, tubs, showers, the drain, waste, and vent system, and drainage sump pumps with accessible floats;
    • Electrical: the service drop, overhead service conductors and attachment point, the service head, gooseneck, and drip loops, the service mast, conduit, and raceway, electric meters and bases, service-entrance conductors, main service disconnect, panelboards and over-current protection devices (i.e., breakers and fuses), service grounding and bonding, switches, lighting fixtures, receptacles (including testing of AFCI/GFCI), and presence of smoke and CO detectors;
    • Fireplace: visible portions, lintels, damper door functionality, and cleanout doors and frames;
    • Attic, Insulation & Ventilation: insulation and ventilation of unfinished spaces (i.e., attics, crawlspaces, and foundation areas), and mechanical exhaust systems in kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry areas
    • Doors, Windows & Interior: door and window functionality, floors, walls, ceilings, stairs, steps, landings, stairways, ramps, railings, guards, handrails, and garage doors (using normal operating controls).
  3. Report Generation: Receive a comprehensive digital report outlining our findings, including:
    • Clear and concise documentation of observed conditions, both functional and non-functional.
    • Digital photographs illustrating key findings and areas of concern.
    • Explanations and potential implications of identified issues, empowering informed decision-making.
  4. Post-Inspection: We’ll review the report with you, answer your questions, and offer insights into the property’s condition and potential needs.

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