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If you are in need of a home inspection in the Pacific Northwest, Bowman Home Inspections is here to help.

Whether you need a buyer’s inspection, a pre-listing inspection, or just interested in a home inspection to ensure proper maintenance of your current home, you can trust me to deliver excellent services.

I focus on providing education, and my goal is to give you all of the information you need about the property in question, and its overall condition. I encourage you to walk through the home with me during the inspection and to ask any and all questions throughout the inspection process.

After the inspection, I will compile a comprehensive digital report, delivered online via HTML, or in PDF format, documenting all of my findings, and including images, references and further details. The report will be available for you both in a desktop-friendly format and a mobile format, so that you can stay in-the-loop and check your report even when you’re on the go.

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Below is a quick overview of the services included in your home inspection, and the major systems that we analyze and assess throughout the process.

Roof

The roof is one of the most costly and important structures. I 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

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

Plumbing

I 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

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

Appliances

I will test and examine all major appliances that are permanent, like hot water heaters and other permanently installed appliances.

Doors, Windows & Interior

I will check doors and windows for proper sealing and drafts, signs of water damage, and more. I will also check the condition of all visible and accessible interior spaces.

Foundations, Basements and Crawl Spaces

I will examine the foundation, crawlspaces and basements to look for signs of things like past water damage, foundation cracking or shifting, and other such potentially expensive issues.

Attic, Ventilation & Insulation

I  will examine the attic to ensure it is properly ventilated, assess the level of insulation, and more.

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