What We Inspect?
Protection Home Inspection conducts a home or commercial inspection as per the requirements of the MI Home Inspection Licensing authority.
We provide a complete, accurate and thorough home or commercial inspection, inspecting your home or commercial property with experience and skill, while adhearing to a higher standard than most inspection professionals in the area.
We find those items the average home or commercial inspector generally miss, because we know what to look for and report that to you.
We test all the property systems and help you make an educated and informed decision regarding the home or building your considering.
Every issue found is carefully and fully documented for your perusal in your report.
The home inspection shall include the following systems and components: Structural Components: Cracks in foundations, concrete, floors, walls, ceilings and roof. Exterior Components: Exterior surfaces, entry doors, windows, decks, porches, walkways, patios, garage. Roofing System Components: Roofing surface, roof drainage system, flashings, skylights, exterior of chimney. Plumbing System Components: Water supply piping and distribution systems including functional flow and functional drainage, all interior fixtures and faucets, drain, waste and vent systems, domestic water heating systems, drainage sumps and pumps and related piping. Electrical System Components: Service entrance system, main service disconnects, main panel, sub panels, service grounding, wiring, over current protection, switches, outlets, lighting, and ground fault circuit interrupters. Heating System Components: Installed heating equipment, energy sources, combustion vent systems, above ground fuel storage tanks, fuel distribution systems, visible and accessible portions of the heat exchanger. Cooling System Components: Central cooling systems, permanently installed through-wall cooling systems, energy sources. InteriorComponents: Walls, ceilings, floors, steps, stairways, railings, installed kitchen wall cabinets, interior doors, windows, kitchen range and oven, dishwasher to determine water supply and drainage, garbage disposer. Insulation Components and Ventilation System: Insulation in unfinished spaces, ventilation of attics and crawlspaces, mechanical ventilation systems. Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances: Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances, chimneys and combustion vents.
Visual Inspections: Visual Inspection for Lead Paint * Visual Inspection for Mold Growth * Visual Inspection/walk sewer field * Visual Inspection for Termites * Visual Inspection/walk sewer field * Water Leaks in plumbing and roofing * CO (Carbon Monoxide) Testing *
Additional Inspections and Services Performed by Protection Home Inspection
Additional fees can apply to inspect these systems: Commercial Property Inspections Pre-Listing Inspections Multiple Dwelling Inspections Annual Maintenance Checkup Specific Inspections (available upon request) Expert Witness (litigation purposes) Septic System Inspections (independent inspection company) Water Well Testing for Arsenic (independent inspection/testing company) $60.00 additional Tank Testing and Environmental Inspections (independent inspection company)
Most all homes need work, just how much is where we lead and educate you. We want to make sure that you are making a wise and informed choice.
We have relationships with the best licensed service providers who are well qualified and the top professionals in their field.
And if you have someone who you like and you feel that their work is done but not up to standards the we will be happy to come back and check it.
Home Inspectors should present the customer with a clearly written, typed or printed home inspection report, which must conform to the accepted standards of practice for the state the inspection is performed in or the standards of practice of the association that the home inspector belongs to.
You can view our sample inspection report to review how your home systems are evaluated.
* indicates that a MI licensed professional will be suggested or recommended for further testing/remediation