Our home inspection service is a visual inspection of the systems which are accessible. This typically includes:

  • Grounds, driveway, walks, patio, retaining walls, grading, site drainage trees and shrubs and window wells.
  • Foundation type and Condition, cracks, lateral movement, building adjustment known as settlement, Loose mortar joints, parging, water penetration, hydrostatic pressure
  • Roof, Roof covering shingle or other, flashings, chimneys, soil vents, penetrations, attic ventilation, fascia, soffits and roof drainage.
  • Exterior, Cladding [siding], finish, decks, porches, balconies, stairs, banisters, hand rails, guard rails, windows, doors, storm doors, storm windows, foundation walls above grade, basement access, basement windows and attached structures such as garages.
  • Attic, Attic access, roof framing, collar ties, sheathing, ceiling joists, roof frame ties, flooring, insulation, water or moisture penetration and lighting.  
  • Electrical, Incoming service type [overhead or underground], service conductors, service and sub feeder panels, conductor type, amps, branch circuit wiring, outlet receptacles, GFCI & AFCI protection, switches, lighting. 
  • Plumbing Type of water line from the street to the building, distribution hot and cold water piping, drain, waste vent system piping, water heater equipment, insulation supports, and flow.
  • Heating System, Forced hot water known as hydronic, hydro air, steam, forced hot air, gravity feed air and floor radiant.
  • Air conditioning systems, Central and or split systems. Mini split systems.

We strongly encourage you to accompany the inspector so that you may ask any questions.

Additional Fee Paid Services
Wood destroying insect inspection- Carpenter ants, termites, carpenter bees, beetle borers etc.
Radon in air Testing (We use state of the art radon monitors)
Water quality testing of wells and municipal water supply
Infrared inspection 
Drone Inspection
Consulting service

We accept check, most credit cards and cash. There will be an added 4 % fee for credit cards to cover the cost of the fees. 

 If you have any questions, or are interested in any other services, please contact us at;
Work: 978-388-2323 cell: 978-360-4999 or email us at romanohomeinsp@aol.com or john@romanohomeinspections.com  

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