At Sharpline Inspections, owner Bill Vascassenno delivers professional home inspection services with a single mission in mind – providing peace of mind to home buyers and sellers, as well as real estate agents working diligently on behalf of their clients. With the expertise that only 18 plus years’ experience can bring, Sharpline Inspections promises to assess each property’s condition fully, exposing any issues which could impede the purchase or sale.
Every inspector must follow the state regulated Standards of Professional Practice to ensure clients obtain the information needed to make knowledgeable decisions. A home inspection, done well, can remove much of the risk, disclosing current issues as well as developing problems.
Fireplaces and other solid fuel burning appliances are inspected along with fireplace inserts and accessories amid fireplaces, chimneys, and ventilation systems. Metal inserts and masonry fireplaces including bricks, blocks, and mortar, are inspected for potential safety concerns.
Beginning with the exterior, the foundation and framing are inspected, along with the crawl space, basement, or concrete slab, as well as support posts and beams. Next comes the exterior walls, trim, doors, flashing, decks, porches, balconies, railings, as well as steps, stoops, retaining walls, eaves, soffits, fascias, plus grading, drainage, and surrounding vegetation. The roof is also examined including the structure, covering, drainage systems, chimney(s), skylight(s), and all roof penetrations.
Inspection continues of the property’s water main, the interior water supply, drainage, waste system, vent systems, hot water systems, and distribution systems including fixtures, faucets, and pipes. Relief valves and garbage disposals are checked as well. Electrical inspection often follows plumbing, and includes the service drop, entrance conductors, and grounding, as well as equipment, disconnects, sub panels, light fixtures, switches, outlets, receptacles, GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters), arc fault circuit interrupters, and other interior components. The report will also include amperage, voltage rating, wiring methods, and smoke detectors.
Next, heating and cooling equipment, also known as HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) will be inspected. The HVAC duct system will be inspect for its functionality and safety. This Includes assessment of vent systems, flues, chimneys, as well as evaporator coil, air handler, drain lines, suction lines, drain pans, filters, fans, coils, electrical connections, and thermostats. Insulation and ventilation go hand in hand with heating and cooling and these areas are often checked alongside one another. When insulation is adequate, air leakage is prevented, and energy efficiency prevails. Insulation is also inspected for functionality as a sound barrier and vapor retarder. Home ventilation is inspected as well, including mechanical ventilation systems, and the attic and foundation, along with the kitchen, laundry, bathroom, clothes dryer, and other exhaust systems. A residential and commercial HVAC home inspection checklist and report will also be provided to you
Finally, other interior areas are inspected. Inside, our certified roof inspector will access the overall condition of the interior of the home including the interior walls, ceilings, floors, stairs, railings, steps, cabinets, countertops, ovens, ranges, dish washers, garbage disposals, microwaves, surface cooking appliances, windows, and doors. We have specialized house roof inspection tools and residential & commercial roof inspection checklist & report will also be provided to you and our interior inspection service also Includes the internal inspection of the garage, along with garage doors and operational components as well as the necessary fire safety barrier wall and any electrical and plumbing in the garage.Our plumbing services cover both commercial and residential properties and include a comprehensive final home plumbing inspection. The inspection involves a drain pipe line inspection with a camera and a top out inspection of the whole house plumbing system. A detailed checklist and report will be provided to ensure the proper functioning of your plumbing system.
Ensure the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical system with our comprehensive electrical panel inspection. Our inspectors check the electrical panel board, sub panel wiring, and outdoor electrical panels, including a 100 amp electrical panel. We also perform an underground electrical inspection to thoroughly assess your system. In case of any issues, we offer electrical panel replacement services to resolve them. Trust us to keep your dream home breaker panel wiring in top condition.
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As home buyer or seller, you will want to be available after the inspection to ask any questions or so the inspector can explain any issues noted during the inspection. If you have questions, ask. An experienced home inspector will explain the details and help you understand, explaining common issues and not-so-common issues. After your home inspection is complete, keep your report for future home improvements.
Whether you need a home inspection because you are buying your dream home or a vacation retreat, investing, flipping houses, renovating your existing home, or selling your home, Sharpline can give your peace of mind, ensuring there are no hidden issues to keep you from achieving your dream.
With your home inspection, Sharpline offers the following FREE services:
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