About our home inspection services

Whether you purchase a home, sell a home or considering renovations, a thorough home inspection gives you the information to make an informed decision

How do you know when to get a home inspection?

Home inspection services

When planning to purchase a home: You need to know the condition of the home, inside and out so you can limit unexpected, costly expenses after your purchase. A thorough interior and exterior inspection, including a thermal imaging property scan and a complete insulation and ventilation inspection, gives you the information you need to make an informed decision.

Selling a home: Having your home inspected before listing it shows prospective buyers that you are being open and transparent about the condition of your home, often leading to a faster sale.

Considering renovations: Gain a better understanding of the systems in your home and their condition, so you can prioritize where to spend your money and focus your renovation.

If you’re unsure whether you need a home inspection or not, don’t hesitate to call us for a free quote today, we are happy to answer all your questions.

At PCHI, a thorough home inspection means a complete interior and exterior home inspection, including a thermal imaging scan

  • Structural components

    foundations, basements and crawl spaces, walls, columns or piers, floors, ceilings, roof and attic

  • Roof

    coverings, flashings, skylights, and drainage

  • Garage

    ceilings, floors and walls, garage door, connecting doors to interior spaces, door operation

  • Exterior

    wall cladding, flashing and trim, doors and windows, decks, balconies, steps, driveways, grading, drainage, eaves and soffits, etc

  • Interiors

    ceilings, floors and walls, steps, stairways, balconies and railings, counters and cabinets, doors, windows

  • Plumbing

    drain, waste and vent systems, kitchen and washrooms, hot water systems, chimneys, flues and vents, main water shut-off, etc

  • Electrical Systems

    service entrance conductors, service and grounding equipment, connected devices and fixtures, location of main and distribution panels

  • Built-in Kitchen Appliances

    dishwashers, oven ranges and cooktops, range hoods, trash compactors, food waste disposal units, microwaves, etc

  • Heating and Central Air Conditioning

    heating equipment, operating and automatic safety controls, distribution system, chimneys, flues, vents, etc

  • Insulation and Ventilation

    insulation in attic and under-floor systems, ventilation in attic and foundation areas, venting systems, fans and thermostatic controls

Evaluating every part of your home is what we do, from foundation to roof you can trust that no aspect of your home will be missed.

You can also include a complete thermal imaging property scan in your inspection, which can detect moisture in walls and areas of high heat concentration.

How much will a complete home inspection cost?

Don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions about the services we provide

or call us: (604) 716-2890