Home Inspections

Whether you are looking to buy a new home, sell your existing home or construct the home of your dreams, you should always have your home inspected.  At Van Wert Inspections we provide you with a detailed image-rich report displaying and describing the current and potential issues of the home.  We provide pictures below of common issues seen during residential inspections for both new and existing construction.

Common New Construction Issues

Picture of New Construction

  • Improper Insulation Amounts
  • Attic Ventilation Blocked
  • Poor Workmanship
  • Incorrect Electrical Wiring

  • Plumbing Issues / Water Leaks
  • Damaged Roof Shingles
  • Smoke Detectors Improperly Wired
  • Structurally Damaged Foundation

New Construction with Cut Floor Joist

Cut Floor Joist

New Construction Broken Shingles

Damaged / Broken Shingles

New Construction Insulation

Improper Insulation Amount

Common Existing Construction Issues

Existing Construction Home

  • Poor Ventilation in Attics
  • Improperly Wired Plugs
  • Inadequate Water Pressure
  • Improper Roof Flashing

  • Condensation Leaks in Furnace
  • Damaged Roof Shingles
  • Structurally Damaged Foundation

Rodent Entry Points

Rodent Entry Points

Improper Electrical Wiring

Improper Electrical Wiring

Exposed Wood / No Flashing

Exposed Wood / No Flashing

Common Winterizing Issues

Winterized House - Ice on Home

  • Broken / Frozen Water Pipes and Drains
  • Structurally Damaged Foundation
  • Mildew Growth in Attics, Floor Systems and Walls

Frozen Drain

Frozen Drain

Frozen Pipes

Frozen Pipes

Mildew Growth

Mildew Growth

Complete Comprehensive Home Inspection With Report

A Typical Inspection includes:

  • Roof, Vents, Flashing and Trim
  • Gutters and Downspouts
  • Skylight, Chimney and Other Roof Penetrations
  • Decks, Steps, Porches, Walkways and Railings
  • Grading and Drainage
  • Basement, Foundation and Crawlspace
  • Water Penetration and Foundation Movement
  • Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Main Water Shut Off Valve
  • Grounding and Bonding

  • Water Heating System
  • Interior Plumbing, Fixtures and Faucets
  • Drainage Sump Pumps
  • Electrical Service Line and Meter Box
  • Main Disconnect and Service Amperage
  • Electrical Panels, Breakers and Fuses
  • Fireplace Damper Door and Hearth
  • Insulation and Ventilation
  • Garage Door and Safety Sensor
  • And Much More!

Home Inspection Report

After the completion of the inspection, you will be provided with your own login to access, download and print your detailed, comprehensive report.
Please feel free to view the three sample reports below:

Home Inspection Cost

The cost of a home inspection varies based on the size and location of the property.

Please call (989) 662-9378 for pricing.