WHAT'S AN INSPECTION?
What does it entail?
The typical structural inspection will include
viewing the foundation for cracks and levelness, cracks and plumbness
in exterior veneer(s) and non-uniform roofline. Interior defects
are observed including cracks in sheetrock and tile flooring,
misaligned door and windows, and possible damaged wood structural
members in the attic. Conclusions are stated based on preceding
information and recommendations presented to remedy any structural
problems. Also, a Delta Cad graphical sketch of the floor plan
is included showing differential elevation readings on the foundation.
The report is faxed to the client and two hard copies send by
All of the inspection techniques listed in the RESIDENTIAL HOUSES
inspection procedures are performed, where applicable. If there are special structural
features they are viewed and discussed as to their worthiness.
Similar transmittal of the report is send to the client
The principle element in inspecting manufacturer homes is the
pier and beam construction. The exterior and interior structural features of the
homes are inspected and include a sketch of the floor plan with differential elevation
readings. Another important part of the physical inspection is viewing the crawl
space to insure that it matches up-to-date FHA/HUD code requirements. Similar
transmittal of the report is send to the client.
PHASE I - ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT (ESA):
A Phase I ESA report is the initial physical
inspection of a property to determine if it has potential hazardous
materials on or on other properties located within a one-mile
radius. Detailed environmental data is secured from the U.S. and
Texas Environmental Protection Agencies and included in the report.
Pictures are provided on major points on the property. Conclusions
are stated and recommendations are present as required