Home Inspection Checklist


INTERIOR ROOMS


Walls, Ceilings, and Floors

  • Overall condition
  • Water stains
  • Cracks
  • Settlement
  • Decay

Bathroom(s)

  • Toilets (tank and operation)
  • Floor (around tub, shower, and toilet)
  • Shower (check controls)
  • Tub (check controls)
  • Tile

Kitchen

  • Cabinets
  • Countertop
  • Floor

Garage

  • Doors
  • Floor
  • Walls
  • Tub (check controls)
  • Tile

Basement and Crawl Spaces

  • Walls
  • Floors
  • Water penetration

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS


Heating & Cooling

  • Age, condition, and operation of main system
  • Thermostat(s)
  • Room-by-room heating
  • Adequacy of service
  • Light switches
  • Door bells
  • Exterior lighting

Waste (Sewers or Septic)

  • Flush toilets
  • Consult owners on condition
  • Obtain service record

Plumbing

  • Overall
  • Water heater