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Residential Home Inspection Services

Discover how Home Data Inspection Services can help you with your home inspection needs.

Having a home inspection done is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself and your investment in a real estate transaction. Home inspections can reveal significant defects in a property. This data is worth having whether you're a buyer, seller, or real estate investor. Home Data Inspection Services, PLLC's approach to inspecting homes fulfills and exceeds the requirements outlined in the Texas Standards of Practice.

We provide our clients the benefit of having two inspectors walk off each house, this increases the quality of the inspection and minimizes the possibility of missing costly defects. We encourage you to join us during the inspection in case you have any questions or concerns that you'd like the discuss with us while we're on site. Additionally, our phones are always open to clients in case they want further clarification about our findings.

 

What We Check

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Foundation

  • Identify visible cracks

  • Identify evidence of foundation movement above doors/windows

  • Identify evidence of previous repairs

  • Digital measurement of foundation elevation

Roof

  • Correct installation of roofing underlayment

  • Condition of shingles

  • Condition and correct installation of flashing details

  • Identify evidence of defective asphalt roofing shingles

  • Identify evidence of roof leaks

  • Identify evidence of previous repairs

  • Condition and defects of gutters

  • Skylights

  • Chimneys

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Structural

  • Defects in attic framing

  • Depth and coverage of insulation

  • Identify evidence of water intrusion and roofing leaks on finished surfaces

  • Conditions of exterior wall-covering materials/flashing/trim

  • Driveways/flatwork

  • Stairs, steps, stoops, stairways, ramps, railings, guards, handrails, eaves, soffits, and fascia

  • Drainage & Grading

Electrical

  • All receptacles (plugs)

  • All electrical switches

  • All ceiling and ventilation fans

  • Electrical panel

  • Grounding system

  • All lights & Luminary devices

  • Service drop, service head, gooseneck, drip loops, service mast, service conduit, and raceway

  • GFCIs (Ground-fault circuit interrupter)

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HVAC

  • Cooling system

  • Heating system

  • Ductwork and plenums for material defects/improper installation

Plumbing

  • All plumbing rooms & fixtures

  • Water heating equipment

  • Leaks, material defects, improper installation, all toilets, showers, tubs, and sinks

  • Drains, waste, and vent systems

  • Water pressure

  • Galvanized plumbing

  • Corroded plumbing fixtures, unions, and connections

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Appliances & Optional Systems

  • Dishwashers

  • Disposals

  • Vent hoods

  • Ovens

  • Ranges

  • Cooktops

  • Microwaves

  • Garage door operators

  • Sprinkler systems (for functionality)