Almost all house buyers hire professional home inspectors to have a close look of their house before get closed. Things can be speed up by analyzing your house condition and make necessary repairs before it is under contract. The whole house inspection covers various system of your house still there will be some hot spots that give more concern to buyers.
Mold and Mildew
Mildew odors and stains can scare buyers if it is toxic. You will not get good offers if they are present. This mold is normal in any house still you need to treat it and find the source of such problem. During Barrie Home Inspections comes up, buyers can demand professionals for mold remediation which cost thousands.
Mildew odors will be due to moist in basement. Home inspectors and buyer will check the walls and floors patches due to mildew and dampness signs. They use meter to clarify how much is the moisture present in those areas because it can deteriorate building and attract insects also.
Roof and Chimney
Roof coverings and shingles deteriorated are the things first a home inspector and buyers notice. When those elements underneath are moist, repairs are to be done. Some even ask for separate inspection for roof.
Before home inspections fix all leaks, they will check water pressure of multiple faucets and toilets by turning on. They may also run your dishwasher. Also they check septic system by using dyes. If that dye surfaces on septic drain field surface, it indicates drainage problem.
Inadequate Electrical System
The electric panel and circuit break configuration must be adequate for the house need. Over the years depending on the code it may change especially with older homes.