What an Inspection Involves
Some Facts . . .
There are many misunderstandings on what a proper home
inspection entails. There are many people in this industry who
call themselves Inspectors with no formal training, some are
good, and some are not so good.
A qualified Home Inspector will have a background in the
home, or building industry, as well as formal training in Home
Inspections (both in-class and practical experiences),
as well as hold Errors and Omissions Insurance for Home
The formal training in Home Inspections is very important
because there is no other industry that requires knowledge in
all aspects of a house: Structural, Electrical, Plumbing, and
Heating and Air Conditioning - so be careful!
The key to a proper Home Inspection is simple - make sure
that everything is visually checked over. You can expect a
proper Home Inspection to reveal 80% of the first year
repairs, not 100%. Remember that the Inspection is visual
What is an
A & L
An A & L Home Inspection consists of a professional, unbiased,
unemotional report on the structure and mechanical systems at the
time of the Inspection.
At the end of the Inspection, a quality written report will be
presented to you. The report binder is sectioned into various
areas which divide the Home Inspection into understandable parts.
Each section is detailed and contains drawings to help you
understand each area of your home. The report is based on a visual
inspection by a qualified, professional Inspector.