Preparing for a Home Inspection


You can ensure your house is ready for a thorough inspection by following these steps:

  • Ensure all utilities are hooked up.
  • Trim back bushes and remove items from exterior walls and vents.
  • Where possible, please move storage away from the walls of the house, garage and outbuildings.
  • Keep electrical outlets accessible and replace burned-out light bulbs.
  • In kitchens and bathrooms, tidy up under sinks for plumbing inspection.
  • Ensure all pilot lights are lit.
  • Ensure wood burning appliances are not in use and have cooled.
  • Please ensure the inspector has access to the mechanical systems in the home including:
  • Furnace  · Water Heater  · Gas Meter  · Electrical Panel[s]
  • Water Meter & Valves.Ma
  • Make the attic hatch accessible; if the hatch is in a closet, please remove items for proper access.
  • Please make arrangements for pets during the inspection, or notify the inspector prior to the inspection.
Coral Robinson, Broker, RE/MAX four season realty Collingwood, Thornbury, Blue Mountain

Coral Robinson B.A., Broker

RE/MAX four seasons realty limited, Brokerage
67 First St., Collingwood, Ontario, L9Y 1A2

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