Buying a house is a really big investment in Houston, so you should be aware of what thing you should notice while buying. You may think that it is an easy task but you may get into a bad deal. So, before investing in a property, it is suggested to go for a home inspection. The real estate agents and the estate sales company in Houston have skilled, professional, and experienced inspectors who will make sure that you invest in the right property.
They notice different things like:Damp basement and crawl spaces: At the time of home inspection the home inspector will do a close inspection of the walls and surfaces to check whether there is a sign of mildew or dampness. They make sure if the gutters are clean otherwise water will spill all over which can damage the foundation.
Roof and chimney: The first thing the buyer and the home inspector notice is whether the roof is in good condition or not because sometimes roofs may be old but they have no leakage problem. So, there is no need to replace them but if the materials below the shingles are rotted or moist then ask the seller to repair them. The flashes present at the base of the chimney should be watertight and the mortar and bricks should be in proper condition.
Plumbing problems: They check the pressure of the water by turning faucets and flushing toilets. They check the drainage problem using a septic system.Inadequate electrical system: They check the receptacles that consist of MCB which will click-off at the time of a short circuit or any interruption takes place. They do a proper inspection of the heating and cooling system to check their efficiency.