What to Expect From Your Inspection

If you are in need of a home inspection in The Greater Tampa Bay Area, Lighthouse Home Inspection Group is here to help. Whether you need a buyer’s inspection, a pre-listing inspection, or you just are interested in a home inspection to ensure proper maintenance of your current home, you can trust us to deliver quality services.  We focus on education and provide you with all of the information you need about the property in question, and its overall condition.  We do encourage you to walk through the home with us and to ask any questions you may have throughout the inspection process.

Buying a new house can be a trying and scary experience, especially for first-time home buyers. Many potential issues can be hidden or require a trained eye to notice. These include rotting floors, structural failures, moisture penetration, mold growth, electrical and fire hazards, and so on. Any one of these problems can turn a home into a money pit, or even be a safety hazard for your family. That’s where we are able to help, we offer professional, reliable home inspections to put your mind at ease and make the buying process easier. With our next day, easy-to-read modern reports delivered by text or email, you can rest assured you are making an informed decision

Inspecting house termites

What is included in a home inspection?

Wondering what’s included in a standard home inspection from Lighthouse Home Inspection Group?
Here is a quick overview of the services included in your home inspection, and the major systems that we analyze and assess throughout the process.

  • Appliances

    We will test and examine all major appliances like hot water heaters, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, and more.

  • Doors, Windows & Interior

    We will check doors and windows for proper sealing and drafts, signs of mold or water damage, and more. We will also check the condition of all interior spaces.

  • Foundations, Basements and Crawl Spaces

    We will examine the foundation, basements and crawl spaces to look for signs of past water damage, foundation cracking or shifting, and other such potentially expensive issues.

  • Attic, Ventilation & Insulation

    We will examine the attic to ensure it is properly ventilated, check for mold and moisture, assess the level of insulation, and more.

  • Roof

    The roof is one of the most costly and important structures. We will examine the roof, its structure, shingles/tiles, flashing, gutters, downspouts and more.

  • Exterior

    This includes the exterior walkways and doors, siding, eaves and soffits, fascia, paint, and other such elements of the home’s exterior.

  • HVAC

    We will visually inspect the HVAC systems including ducts, filters, furnaces and air conditioning units.

  • Plumbing

    We will visually inspect plumbing fixtures for proper function, including tubs, sinks, hoses, showers, and water shut-off valves, and look for leaks and other such flaws.

  • Electrical Systems

    We will visually inspect both interior and exterior electrical systems including service drops, service masts, grounding, outlets, meters, circuit breakers, and other such systems.