Preparing For Your Home Inspection

  • Be sure all utilities are turned on.
  • Be sure the inspector can access all areas of the home including the basement water heaters electrical panel and all equipment.
  • Be sure pets are secured removed from the premises. The inspector will likely be and this could be upsetting to them.
  • Be sure to provide a clear access to attic and crawlspace. If they are located in the back of closets, clean out the closet. -including the floor- and make access easy! Also, checked at the light is working.
  • Be sure to provide access to all appliances. Remember they will be tested, do not leave laundry in your washer or dryer. Remember to clean out the oven so that the smoke alarm does not go off when your inspector turns it on to test it.
  • Be sure all faucets, sinks, tubs and showers are accessible and able to be inspected. Including the area under the sink in order to check for leaks.
  • If you have a septic is your market location or leave a sketch of the location on the septic system for your inspector.
  • Now go ahead and leave the house allow the inspector the space to get his job done in a timely manner.