Inspection Criteria

Capital Home Inspections uses South Carolina's Standards of Practice and Residential Construction Standards as a benchmark for its inspection standards.

Standards of Practice.pdf
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ROOFING, GUTTERING AND OTHER ROOF COMPONENTS

 

  • Roof style
  • Roof coverings (materials)
  • Visible flashing
  • Skylights
  • Roof penetrations (plumbing stacks, gas vents, etc.)
  • Fireplace chimneys
  • Gutters and downspouts
PLUMBING

 

  • Visible water piping
  • Water supply
  • Waste disposal system
  • Main water shut-off
  • Water heater
  • Faucets
  • Drains
  • Water pressure
  • Showers and all fixtures
  • Washer and dryer connections
  • Other equipment
HOME EXTERIOR

 

  • Trim
  • Siding/wall coverings
  • Paint
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Storm windows and doors
  • Screens
  • Porches
  • Decks, patios and balconies (attached to dwelling)
  • Alterations
ATTIC

 

  • Access
  • Insulation type and approximate depth
  • Ventilator fan
  • Whole house fan
  • Framing
  • Leaks
BASEMENT, CRAW SPACE, SLAB

 

  • Basement
  • Crawl space
  • Slab
  • Visible framing
  • Visible foundation walls
  • Floors
  • Drainage
GENERAL INTERIOR

 

  • Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Floors and floor coverings
  • Stairs
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Fireplaces
ELECTRICAL

 

  • Over current protection
  • Type of conductors, main and branch circuits
  • Incoming service
  • Grounding cable
  • Fixtures and outlets
  • Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)
  • Smoke detectors
KITCHENS AND APPLIANCES

 

  • Identify fuel source.
  • Cabinets
  • Stove or range
  • Oven
  • Trash disposal
  • Fan/vent hood
  • Dishwasher
GARAGE/CARPORT

 

  • Type
  • Doors and openers
Heating and Cooling, if requested

 

Contact us

Capital Home Inspections
1649 Woodford Rd

Columbia, SC 29209

 

Capital Home Inspections

526 Gadsden Court

Spartanburg, SC 29302


Ben Mechling

Phone: 803-741-6110
Email: info@capital-home-inspections.com

 

SC Home Inspector License #48497

SC Residential Home Builders License #48735

Business Hours

Monday-Saturday

9AM-7PM

 

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