Exterior & Structural Systems

  1. Exterior wall coverings, flashing and trim.
  2. All exterior doors.
  3. Structural components including visible foundation and framing.
  4. Attached or adjacent decks, balconies, steps, porches and their associated railings.
  5. Eaves, soffits and fascias where accessible from the ground level.
  6. Vegetation grading and surface drainage on the property when any of these are likely to adversely affect the building.
  7. Walkways, patios and driveways leading to the dwelling entrance.
  8. Landscaping structure attached or adjacent to the building when likely to adversely affect the building.
  9. Attached garage or carport.
  10. Garage doors and garage door operators for attached garages.

Roof Systems

  1. Readily accessible roof coverings.
  2. Readily accessible roof drainage systems.
  3. Readily accessible flashings.
  4. Readily accessible skylights, chimneys and roof penetrations.

Plumbing Systems

  1. Interior water supply and distribution systems including all fixtures and faucets.
  2. Drain, waste and vent systems including all fixtures.
  3. Water heating equipment and associated venting systems.
  4. Water heating equipment fuel storage and fuel distribution systems.
  5. Drainage sumps, sump pumps, and related piping.

Electrical Systems

  1. Service entrance conductors and cables.
  2. Service equipment and main disconnects.
  3. Service grounding.
  4. Interior components of service panels and sub panels.
  5. Distribution conductors.
  6. Overcurrent protection devices.
  7. Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)
  8. Arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI)
  9. Outlets, fixtures and switches.
  10. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

Heating Systems

  1. Readily accessible components of installed heating equipment.
  2. Vent systems, flues and chimneys.
  3. Fuel storage and fuel distribution systems.

Air Conditioning Systems

  1. Air Conditioning Type
  2. Unit Condition
  3. Air Distribution
  4. Electrical Disconnect

Interior Systems

  1. Walls, ceilings and floors.
  2. Doors and windows.
  3. Steps, stairways and handrails.
  4. Countertops and cabinets.
  5. Walls, doors and ceilings separating the habitable spaces and the garage.
  6. Insulation and vapour barriers in unfinished spaces.

Mechanical & Natural Ventilation Systems

  1. Ventilation of attics and foundation areas.
  2. Ventilation systems in areas where moisture is generated such as kitchen, bathrooms and laundry rooms.