Frequently Asked Home Inspection Questions

What is included in the home inspection?
Your home inspector will inspect readily accessible, visually observable, installed system and components. The inspection shall include structural system, exterior, roofing, plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning, interiors, insulation and fire places. The report is to include items that are not functioning properly, significantly deficient, unsafe, or are near the end of their service lives. We recommend our customers to be present at the moment of the inspection in order for us to educate our customers in this important process.
What is not included in the home inspection?
The home inspector is not to operate any system that is shut down, does not operate normal and shut off valves. It’s prohibited for the home inspector to perform engineering services or perform any duties of another trade or professional service. Home inspectors are not required to provide estimate for repairs. T/M Home Inspection may provide estimates upon request.
Can the home inspector make a repair?
No, the home inspector is not allowed by law to make any repairs or provide any proposal for services that is a conflict of interest. However, the home inspector may offer and provide additional inspection services that are not included in a home inspection if they are qualify to perform such.
Does the home inspector have to be licensed?
Yes, State of Florida passed into law since 2011 that home inspectors must have a home inspector license. There are different types of inspections and not all inspections have the law same requirements.