Report Samples and Standards
 

house2At All About Homes we follow the
Standards of Practice set by: 
- American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
(see below for link to a copy of the ASHI standards)
- State of Illinois inspection guidelines.
You won't find a more thorough and useful inspection report anywhere!

Inspection Report Samples


You will receive your report on the SAME DAY as the inspection.

Your report will be downloaded from this website. From the website you can print, save, forward and convert to a .pdf file.

The inspection report includes detailed information about your prospective home as well as home maintenance tips, home repair tips and thorough explanations of components found throughout your home. We add lots of pictures to illustrate any issues we might find. We also add construction drawings to detail the correct ways to repair problems.

Below are examples of the reports that you will receive:

Our visual inspection covers all of the following and more:

  • Outdoor safety hazards
  • Outdoor maintenance issues
  • Deck/balcony/porch inspection
  • Driveway inspection
  • Landscaping information
  • Roof material, age and condition
  • Roof flashing, valley and ventilation inspection
  • Exterior skylight and plumbing vent inspection
  • Chimney inspections
  • Gutter and downspout inspection
  • Drainage and catch basin inspection
  • Building facing/siding inspection
  • Window frame, window, storm and screen inspection
  • Main shutoff locations (water, gas, electrical)
  • Garage inspection - structure, electrical, roof, facing, door safety
  • Exterior electrical inspection
  • Electrical system evaluation and inspection - proper wiring, safety hazards, adequate service, etc
  • Water service evaluation
  • Water heater inspection
  • Sump pump and ejector system inspections
  • Heating unit inspection
  • Cooling unit inspection
  • Crawl space evaluation
  • Basement structure and moisture evaluation
  • Check for gas leaks
  • Basement exit safety check
  • Kitchen inspection
  • Laundry inspection
  • Inspection of all bathroom fixtures and plumbing
  • Inspection of all living areas
  • Testing of electrical outlets and wall switches
  • Interior skylight evaluation
  • Fireplace inspection
  • Identification of proper smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Inspection of stairs for safety hazards
  • Attic inspection


The attached guidelines are provided by the American Society of Home Inspectors and are the standards of practice accepted by the home inspecting industry. At All About Homes we take these standards seriously! http://www.homeinspector.org/standards/default.aspx