Components of a Home Inspection


Structural Components

  • Includes foundation and framing of the home.

Exterior components

  • Includes siding, soffit, porches, balconies, walkways, railings and driveways.

Roof system

  • Includes shingles, flashing and skylights.

Electrical system 

  • Includes service panels, breakers and fuses.

Plumbing systems 

  • Includes pipes, drains, water heating equipment and sump pumps.

Heating system 

  • Includes equipment and venting.

Cooling system 

  • Includes energy sources and distribution equipment.

Interior features 

  • Includes walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, stairs and railings.

Insulation and ventilation 

  • Includes those in the attic and other unfinished spaces.


  • Includes chimneys and vents.