Category Archives: Garage

COMPLAINT FROM THE CUSTOMER: After completing a home inspection there was call from the listing agent with multiple complaints. They said that we left both the front door and back door unlocked, that we tracked dog poop into the home, and that we didn’t properly replace the attic access hatch. It is important to remember to […]

Business, Electrical, Garage, Heating 1

While the inspector is at the exterior of the home they should check the outside of the garage door for any damage. This would include damage to the panels and to the weatherstripping along the edges of the garage door. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a […]

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NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection     3.10. Doors, Windows & Interior   I. The inspector shall inspect: N/A   II. The inspector shall describe: N/A   III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: N/A   IV. The inspector is not required to: N/A   […]

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While the inspector is in the garage they should inspect the garage floor for any damage. The most common defects will be cracking, heaving/settling, and spalling. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.10. Doors, Windows & Interior   I. The inspector shall […]

Garage, Interior 0

CUSTOMER COMPLAINT – Two days after the inspection the seller called the office to inform us that we had tripped the GFCI in the garage but did not reset it, causing the food in the freezer to spoil. They would like us to pay for the cost to replace the food that was ruined in the […]

Business, Electrical, Garage 0

While the inspector is in the garage they should check the electrical outlets to make sure they are GFCI protected. This one item is actually something we won’t do while we are in the garage the first time and instead come back at the end of the inspection to complete. The reason for this is […]

Electrical, Garage 0

CUSTOMER COMPLAINT – After the home inspection the garage door no longer worked by using the button. When the inspector operated the garage door by pressing the button it began to smoke. The homeowners claim that the garage door was working fine before we got there and they believe it is our fault that it is […]

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