The Things That Inspectors look For In A House

A home inspector looks for a number of different things when inspecting a house. When you're considering hiring a home inspector in San Antonio, it's important to keep in mind the following tips:

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  • Structural integrity

  • Wiring and plumbing

  • Fire safety

  • Insulation and heat control

  • Roofing and siding 

  • Windows and doors

  • Exposure – A condition or situation in which a person or thing is open to danger, exposure or harm. It occurs where there is an imbalance between what is known about hazards and how much protection is provided by physical measures to protect against those hazards.

  • Flammable Substance – A substance that can catch fire easily under certain conditions (for example, gasoline).

  • FLOORING – The materials used in making the floor of a building.

  • Formaldehyde – A chemical present in formaldehyde-based products. 

  • GABLE – The side of a house with an extended roofline overhanging at 90 degrees or less from the sides of a building.

  • GARBAGE POD – A structure that has been used for many years as a temporary storage container. 

If you don’t have this type of inspection completed, there could be many issues that can come up down the road, which could cost you thousands of dollars and make your life miserable. We recommend that everyone get this type of inspection regardless of what kind of home you are buying. They can be costly, but they are worth every penny.