Home Inspection Checklist

//Home Inspection Checklist
Home Inspection Checklist 2018-06-29T08:25:29+00:00

If you’ve been doing your comparison research when shopping for a home inspector, you’re probably aware that the industry as a whole (in Ontario, anyway) is pretty unregulated. Some home inspectors are certified, what does that mean, others aren’t. Some have experience; others just wake up one morning and decide that they’re going to inspect homes. However, when choosing a Registered Home Inspector and Certified Master Inspector¬†you can be sure he has the education from a recognized institution,¬†proctored exams, experience and a comprehensive¬†reporting system accompanied by digital photos. What I, as a home inspector, personally find irritating is the lax manner with which some inspectors determine what they’re going to look at, and what they aren’t. Their personal home inspection checklist, as it were.

The idea of a home inspection checklist seems straightforward and obvious, right? Something a home inspector would use on every job or to provide their client with a general idea of what systems of the home the inspector is planning to take a look at. However, many home inspectors don’t use checklists; some don’t provide formal reports, and many who do, provide vague, thin documents that aren’t really actionable by you, the homeowner.

At BLT Home Inspections, we provide a full inspection and full report every single time. You can see an example report here. While every home is different, and may have more or less to inspect depending on features.

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JC Hu
JC Hu
14:22 29 Oct 17
Bruce has been great. Will highly recommend him.
Julie P
Julie P
01:11 15 Jul 16
We are very happy with our inspection report from Bruce. He was punctual, thorough and included lots of pictures with recommended timelines for repair. With details from his report we were able to have the sellers agree to repair a problem before closing. A problem we probably would've missed and had to pay thousands for down the line. I would recommend BLT to family and friends.
John G
John G
22:41 20 Apr 16
Bruce did a great job with our home inspection. I work in the home and property management business and I've seen many issues that arise in the home. I felt that Bruce was spot on with his identification of the status of items on the home inspection checklist. His report was very well written and packed with great, well explained images. I will use his report as my list of 'things to do' as soon as we take possession of the home.
Lynn Domenici
Lynn Domenici
15:46 23 Apr 16
Bruce more than exceeded our expectations of a home inspector. He reflected a high level of knowledge in his field. He was punctual and had the time management skills and ability to meet our deadline on time. We would not hesitate to recommend BLT Home Inspections to any of our friends.
Sanjit Katoch
Sanjit Katoch
19:23 13 Oct 16
Bruce completed two of our inspections, before we moved into our home, we truly appreciated the thoroughness of his report and the details he covered, and the advice presented in the report! Would definitely recommend him to family and friends!!
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