Your Inspection

What to expect from your inspection.

If you are in need of a home inspection in Edmonton and surrounding areas, High-Tech Home Inspect is here to help. Whether you need a buyer’s inspection, a pre-listing inspection, or you just are interested in a home inspection to ensure proper maintenance of your current home, you can trust us to deliver excellent services.

Our certified and licensed home inspectors are always here to help, and ensure that you are aware of any potential issues with your current home, or a home that you’re interested in purchasing.

We are focused on education, and our goal is to provide you with all of the information you need about the property in question and its overall condition. We welcome our clients to walk through the home with us and to ask any questions they may have throughout the inspection process.

High-Tech Home Inspect has a thorough, multi-point checklist that ensures that no stone is left unturned. We will explain the overall, general condition of the home and its systems to you and your agent after your inspection is complete.

In addition, we will compile a comprehensive Spectora report, delivered online via HTML or PDF format, documenting all of our findings including images, references and further details. This report will be available for you both in a desktop-friendly format and a mobile format so that you can stay in the loop and check your report even when you’re on the go.

Included In Your Inspection

Wondering what’s included in a standard home inspection from High-Tech Home Inspect? Here is a quick overview of the services included in your home inspection, and the major systems that we analyze and assess throughout the process.

  • Roof

    This includes the condition of:

    • The roof coverings
    • Gutters
    • Downspouts
    • Vents
    • Flashings
    • Skylights
    • Chimney
    • Roof penetrations and the general structure
  • ATTIC, INSULATION & VENTILATION

    The home inspector will look at the insulation and ventilation of unfinished spaces, including:

    • Attics
    • Crawlspaces
    • Foundation areas
    • Exhaust systems
  • EXTERIOR

    • Siding
    • Windows
    • Exterior doors
    • Flashing & Trim
    • Walkways
    • Driveways
    • Stairs
    • Patios & decks
    • Drainage
  • BASEMENT, FOUNDATION, CRAWLSPACE & STRUCTURE

    • Foundation movement
    • Cracks
    • Structural concerns
    • Indication of water penetration
  • COOLING

    The condition of the cooling system, location of thermostat, energy source and the type of cooling system you have in the home.

  • HEATING

    The condition of the heating system, location of thermostat, energy source and the type of heating system you have in the home.

  • FIREPLACE

    • The home inspector will inspect:
    • The visible portions of the fireplace & chimneys
    • Lintels
    • Damper doors
    • Cleanout doors & frames
  • PLUMBING

    Plumbing tends to get the most attention due to the impacts a water penetration can have on a home. The home inspector will check:

    • Main water & fuel supply shut-off valves
    • Water heater
    • Interior water supply
    • Toilets
    • Sinks
    • Tubs
    • Showers
    • Drains
    • Waste & vent systems
  • ELECTRICAL

    This section includes:

    • The service drop (where the electrical company connects to your home)
    • Conductors
    • Service head and mast
    • Electrical main
    • Panelboards
    • Grounding switches
    • Light fixtures
    • Outlets
    • The presence of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  • DOORS, WINDOWS & INTERIOR

    This includes a representative number (some inspectors check all) of:

    • Doors
    • Windows
    • Floors
    • Walls
    • Ceilings
    • Stairs
    • Railings
    • The garage door and openers
What's Included in a Home Inspection