Standards of Practice for Inspections
Kootenay Columbia Home Inspections follows InterNACHI and the standards of practice for Home Inspections all of its inspection services. These industry standards help guarantee the quality of inspections and reports. We encourage you to ask any questions about these standards of practice both before and after the inspection process.
Included Inspection Structures and Components
- Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace, and Structure
- Attic, Insulation, and Ventilation
- Doors, Windows, and Interior
Types of Properties Inspected
- Homes (single and multi-family)
- Mobile Homes
- Log/Post and Beam Homes
- Vacation/Off-grid/Lake Front Homes
Types of Inspections
- Buyer’s Inspection
- Pre-Listing/Seller’s Inspection
This Inspection service is the most common and generally the most useful service for homebuyers. Our well trained certified inspector will perform a comprehensive and detailed inspection of the home’s visible and accessible areas. After performing a detailed inspection of these areas and their structures, components, and appliances, our findings will be itemized and listed in our detailed reports and delivered to you within 24 hours. We will be available at any time to discuss our discoveries and better understand our report so you can make an informed decision concerning your potential home.
Pre-listing / Sellers Inspection
If you are listing a home for sale it’s best to have your own inspection performed prior to the buyer’s own inspection. This way any needed repairs or potential problems can be addressed before showing the home to potential buyers. This shows that you are providing an honest assessment of the home and prevents any undiscovered flaws with the home from preventing a sale. Knowing the condition of your home helps you to be transparent in its value and make an honest sale quicker.
This service is for former clients that want a follow up to guarantee that any repairs or installations have been done properly to industry standards after the initial inspection. The inspector will return to the home to check in-person that any defect or repair has been fully completed and that all agreements have been met.
Tools and technologies
Our inspector uses thermal imaging, aerial drone photography, and a moisture meter to assist in all of our inspections to better perform our services and provide a more accurate report to our clients.
Area of Operation
KCHI provides inspections in the following areas:
- Grand Forks
- New Denver