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New Construction Inspections

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Inspector Jo helps examine and Quality Check New builds

A new home inspection typically consists of an examination of the property’s structure, electrical and plumbing systems, HVAC, and overall workmanship of the property. The inspector will check for any issues or defects that may have occurred during the construction process, such as improper installation of electrical or plumbing systems, or structural issues. The inspector will also check and evaluate the overall quality of the construction.

Pre-drywall is the first inspection we typically get brought in on. This is when we see the home studded and framed and we’re able to look at the quality of construction, design. Spotting mistakes, bad materials needing replaced are a couple important factors. Plumbing installation will be examined for proper hardware and installation.

Final inspections are done before closing on a new house. Every aspect of a normal home inspection down to the nitty gritty and minute repairs so the home is perfect. If appliances are part of the home they will be inspected during this process to make sure installation is safe and functional.

11th month mark check to see if there have been any settlement issues or unresolved repairs from the build. Mistakes found from improper construction will be the builders responsibility to complete before closing on the home.

Thorough Inspections on new builds

Additionally, the inspector will also examine the exterior of the property, including the foundation, siding, and roof, to ensure that they are in good condition and have been properly installed. The inspector will also check the interior of the property, including the walls, floors, and ceilings, to ensure that they are level and free of any defects.

Conclusion

A new home inspection can provide valuable information to a buyer or homeowner about the condition of a property before they move in and can help identify any potential issues or defects that may need to be addressed before closing on a sale or making significant repairs. Additionally, it can also help the buyer to negotiate for the price or repairs with the builder if there is any issues found.