Your Home Inspection: What to Expect


House Systems Inspected by OAHI Members Complete Inspection Standards can be found at

A typical inspection last 2 to 3 hours, plus additional time for report writing.

Includes a visual assessment of hundreds of house components, and the condition at the time of inspection.

For best results the inspection should be completed during daylight hours.

A full paper or digital report will be delivered within a set timeframe.

Home Inspectors do not move furniture, equipment or storage.

Your home inspector CANNOT provide:

  • Opinion on market value
  • ‘Pass” or “Fail” grade
  • Purchase recommendation
  • Repair services on defects
  • Assessment of any component that is concealed, inoperable, inaccessible unsafe to inspect.

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