How to prepare for your home inspection

Just a few Simple things can help to make sure that I am better able to inspect your home properly. 

You agree to do the following:

Home buyers:

  • Work with your Real Estate agent so that they can be sure to have the Water, Gas, and Power services on at the address to be inspected. These services must be on in order to conduct and thorough home inspection. Please make sure these are on before I arrive.
  • Be Sure that there is access to the entire property, gate codes, keys to locked areas on the property,  etc.
  • I may not have access to the property or may not by able to safely and adequately perform a  thorough inspection if the above items are not addressed. Having to schedule an additional inspection may result in additional fees.

Home Sellers:

  • Water and power must be on in order to inspect your home properly. Please make sure these are on before I arrive.
  • Please Remove anything that could block the attic, basement, or crawlspace access areas or prohibit moving in or around them safely, prior to my arrival.  Personal items stored in these areas may impede my ability to see hidden problems in these areas. Also, items that are improperly stored or secured in attic areas could shift and could cause them to move during an inspection. To prevent the possibility of these items causing any damage,  please secure all items or remove them from the area.  I do not assume any responsibility for these items or the damage they could cause.
  • Move all items including furniture away from the walls so that I can access the walls, including electrical outlets and windows, etc.
  • Please clear any objects or plants from the following areas: I will need access to your furnace, air conditioner, electrical panel,  water heater, pool, and pool pump housing, etc.

Thank you for doing these simple things that will help me to inspect your home more thoroughly and help me to give you the best inspection possible.

Thank you,

Jerrold Scheidt

Scheidt Home Inspection