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5-Point Major-Items
Inspection

When You ONLY Want The Bones Inspected

This inspection includes ONLY the 5 major areas of every home.

And because these are the ‘bones,’ they’re also the ONLY areas we talk about at the end of every inspection.

These areas NEVER change:

1. Foundation

cracked and seeping foundation
  • Type
  • Material used
  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Cracking
  • Shifting
  • Movement
  • Seepage
  • Joists
  • Floor
  • Ceiling
  • Sub-floor
  • Columns
  • Beam
  • Posts
  • Smoke detector (for good measure)

2. Plumbing

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  • Water main supply
  • Water main valve
  • Type of water lines
  • Interior drains
  • Interior venting
  • Water heater
  • Gas lines
  • Sump pump
  • Run water for duration of inspection (if vacant)

3. Roof

roof

Roof

  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Roof covering
  • Flashings
  • Soffits and fascias
  • Roof ventilation
  • Skylights, chimneys, and penetrations

Attic

  • Roof structure
  • Attic access
  • Skylights, chimneys, and penetrations
  • Insulation
  • Ventilation, fans, and exhaust
  • Circuit wiring

4. Electrical

electrical system
  • Service entrance
  • Sub-panel
  • Circuit wiring
  • Distribution panel
  • Grounding

5. HVAC

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Heating

  • Energy source
  • Operating controls
  • Chimneys, flues, and vents
  • Heat source in each living space
  • Furnace enclosure
  • Heating equipment
  • Safety controls
  • Heat distribution system
  • Smoke/CO detector in space

Cooling

  • A/C or heat pump?
  • Refrigerant lines
  • Air distribution system
  • Condenser unit
  • Evaporator unit
  • Operating controls

4. Electrical

electrical service
  • Type 
  • Material used
  • Exterior and interior
  • Cracking
  • Shifting
  • Movement
  • Seepage
  • Joists
  • Floor
  • Ceiling/sub-floor
  • Columns, beam, and posts
  • Smoke detector (for good measure)

5. HVAC

  • Type 
  • Material used
  • Exterior and interior
  • Cracking
  • Shifting
  • Movement
  • Seepage
  • Joists
  • Floor
  • Ceiling/sub-floor
  • Columns, beam, and posts
  • Smoke detector (for good measure)
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Inspection guidelines:

#1 – All utilities must be on:

  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Water

#2 – Water must be flowing through the faucets (we WON’T open the water main valve).

What you get:

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this include a termite inspection?

No.  Many real estate investors do not want to pay for a termite inspection so it’s NOT included, but you can add it.

Will you walk on the roof?

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What's the difference between your regular inspection and the 5-point?

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Special Offer For KC Area Homebuyers

80% Of All Deal-Killing Defects Are Located In Just 5 Areas

These areas are called the ‘bones’.

And this no-nonsense field guide is based on our Major-Items inspection to help you figure out BEFORE the home inspection if the home has good bones or if it’s just a money pit in disguise. 

Only $18.99

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Because If It’s Got Good Bones, It’s A Good House

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