purchasing a home, a condominium, a co-op, office building or
an institutional property, you are making a major investment. To protect
investment, you need a professional and thorough inspection.
A thorough inspection is a full visual review of the structural,
mechanical and environmental conditions of a property.
The purpose of an inspection is to give the buyer the knowledge of
current conditions along with guidelines for the operation and maintenance of
The Engineer/Architect from CARNELL will evaluate the workings of
mechanical components such as the heating/air conditioning, electrical and
plumbing systems as well as the appliances.
During the inspection, the Engineer/Architect will keep a record of
findings, advise his client of such findings and answer questions and
his client may have.
Within 24 hours, a comprehensive and detailed report is
E-mailed and a hard copy is mailed to the client and to the client's attorney
YOU, our client is what it's all about. YOUR ENGINEER/ARCHITECT is
home inspection professional you can depend on!
- All reports contain a certified termite inspection.
- Engineers/Architects are available to consult with attorneys and are
always available to their clients for as long as they own the property.
A pre-closing checklist along with helpful home maintenance information is
provided at the time of inspection.
CARNELL's clients are
encouraged to join their
Engineer/Architect during the inspection.
Our goal is to provide our clients with a clear understanding of the conditions
of the property, identifying problems, giving experienced advise, explaining
each home's unique operation and generally providing the technical
needed to make a fully informed decision.
You the buyer should be present during the
your Engineer/Architect. Bring your questions and concerns to your
- Learn first hand about the operation of
property. All properties have different systems, shut-off valves, controls
- Realize a better understanding of the written
and develop a working relationship with your
Roof, including Flashings
Chimney, Gutters, Leaders
Windows, Doors and Glass
Surface Drainage on the Property
Grading around Foundation
Caulking and Weather-stripping
Porch, Deck and Patio
Siding and Trim
Steps and Walks
Garages - Paving
Ceilings and Walls
Floors, Windows, Doors
Foundation Walls and Floors
Entrance and Ground
Safety, Wiring, Size of Service
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and Kitchen Fixtures,
Domestic Hot Water,
Ductwork and Piping
All inspections include a
On Site Sanitary Waste Systems, include a
* FHA/VA Forms available upon request
Indoor Air Quality