Basic Inspection Services

1. Foundation, Basement, and Under-floor Areas

Foundation, floor framing, under-floor ventilation, foundation anchoring and cripple wall bracing, wood separation from soil, insulation.

  1. Exterior

Surface grade directly adjacent to the buildings; doors and windows; attached decks; porches, patios, balconies, stairways, and their enclosures; handrails and guardrails; wall cladding and trim; portions of walkways and driveways that are adjacent to the buildings

  1. Roof Covering

Covering, drainage, flashings, penetrations, skylights

  1. Attic Areas and Roof Framing

Framing, ventilation, insulation

  1. Plumbing

Water supply piping, drain, waste, and vent piping, faucets and fixtures, fuel gas piping, water heaters, functional flow and functional drainage


  1. Electrical

Service equipment, electrical panels, circuit wiring, switches, receptacles, outlets, and lighting fixtures

  1. Heating and Cooling

Heating equipment, central cooling equipment, energy source and connections, combustion air and exhaust vent systems, condensate drainage, conditioned air distribution systems

  1. Fireplaces and Chimneys

Chimney exterior, spark arrestor, firebox, damper, hearth extension

  1. Building Interior

Walls, ceilings, and floors; doors and windows; stairways, handrails, and guardrails; permanently installed cabinets; permanently installed cook-tops, mechanical range vents, ovens, dishwashers, and food waste disposals; absence of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms; vehicle doors and openers

Ancillary Services

  • Pools and spas
  • Casitas or maid quarters (detached)

All inspections adhere to CREIA’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.  Click on the links below for more detailed information, or refer to the Inspection Contract.

Payment is due at the inspection, unless other arrangements have been made prior.

Inspection Contract must be signed at or prior to inspection.  

The Inspection Report will be sent to you electronically within 24 hours of the inspection.

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