Inspection Items

On the day of the appointment, you’ll sign a TREC standard contract. I encourage you to join me after I’ve completed the inspection, so that you can obtain as much information as is available, ask questions or clarify anything that might be unclear to you.

The property will be thoroughly inspected based on rigorous TREC standards of practice. The inspection report will include but might not be limited to the following:

Structure Systems


Plumbing System

Water Supply System and Fixtures
Grading and Drainage Drains, Wastes and Vents
Roof Covering Materials Water Heating Equipment
Roof Structure & Attic Hydro-Massage Equipment
Interior & Exterior Walls


Ceilings & Floors Food Waste Disposer
Doors Range Exhaust Vent
Windows Ranges, Cooktops and Ovens
Stairways Microwave Oven
Fireplace/Chimney Trash Compactor
Porches, Balconies, Decks Mechanical Exhaust Vents and Bathroom  Heaters

Electrical Systems

Service Entrance and Panels Garage Door Operators
Branch Circuits, Connected Devices and  Fixtures Doorbell and Chimes

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning  Systems

Heating Equipment Dryer Vents
Cooling Equipment

Optional Systems(Extra)

Lawn and Sprinkler Systems
Duct Systems, Chases and Vents> Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs and  Equipment, Outbuildings, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, Whole House Vacuum  Systems.

See a sample report here.
The report contains tremendous amount of valuable information. I highly encourage you to read it thoroughly. Follow-up phone calls or email for further information or clarification is encouraged.

By Michael Zhang