New Construction

Home Tune-uP


New Construction Home Inspection


This is typically a three-phase inspection that will be customized to your needs. A report of findings along with digital photos are prepared after each of the first 2 phases with the completed inspection report and maintenance manual delivered after the final walk through in phase 3. These phases are: 

Phase 1

Before backfilling the foundation, we check for:

§         Proper dewatering system installation

§         Proper sealed foundation walls

§         Proper lot contour and grades

Phase 2

Before drywall is installed, we check for:

§         Missing, damaged, or undersized framing, insulation, foundation walls, concrete floors, and rough other framing components

§         Exterior building wrap, window and roof flashing systems and components

§         Electrical cabling, devices, boxes and fittings (not capacity or adequacy)

§         Plumbing water supply, drain waste vent and fuel gas piping. Proper slope of waste piping. Attachment and separation from wood of water supply lines

§         HVAC – mechanical and distribution components (not system balance or adequacy)

Phase 3

Before final acceptance and settlement, we conduct:

§         A final inspection of the home

§         Customize the report to your systems and components

§         Document any findings and prepare a final punch list for the contractor

This customized report will then be customized to a home maintenance/reference manual that you can use to identify the cause and cure of problems you may discover years from now.

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