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Residential Property Inspection

Buying or selling a home or property is a big decision. TC Home Inspections makes sure to thoroughly inspect every area of your home to keep unwanted surprises at bay, ensuring a smooth transaction on both sides. A standard residential inspection includes, but is not limited to:

  • Roof & Exterior Inspection
  • Structure & Foundation Inspection
  • Plumbing Inspection
  • Electrical Inspection
  • HVAC System Inspection
  • Wood Destroying Organism Inspection
  • Kitchen Appliance Inspection
  • Visual Mold Inspection

Additional inspection services available upon request:

  • Water Quality Testing
  • Septic Inspection
  • Radon Testing
  • Mold Assessment & Testing
  • Lead-based Paint Testing
  • Air Quality Testing

Exterior Building Inspection

Exterior issues with your residential or commercial property can be easily missed. Our team of certified home inspectors will locate all the issues before you decide to buy or sell your property. We perform a variety of exterior building inspection services through Northwest Michigan including:

  • Grading & Drainage
  • Walkways & Driveways
  • Retaining Walls
  • Exterior Walls
  • Decks & Railings
  • Windows & Trim
  • and more!

Plumbing Inspection

Some plumbing issues may be obvious, while others may be harder to spot. Our home inspectors have been trained to find both. While you may be aware of obvious problems such as a clogged toilet, other serious plumbing issues, such as illegal pipes, may not even be on your radar and could result in you being written up or cited for plumbing violations.  Plumbing inspection services include:

  • Interior Water Supply & Distribution Systems
  • Sump Pump
  • Interior Drain, Waste & Vent Systems
  • Faucets and Fixtures
  • Hot Water Systems

Roof Inspection

The roof of a home you're buying or selling can be a key sticking point in negotiating a sale. Whether you're buying or selling, our certified home inspectors can provide a full assessment of the condition of your roof. Other roof inspection services including:

  • Leaking & Condensation
  • Chimney Exteriors
  • Skylights
  • Roof Drainage Systems
  • Roof Coverings
  • Vent Stacks

HVAC System Inspection

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) in residential and commercial properties can vary drastically in function and quality. When looking to buy or sell a property, a thorough inspection of the the HVAC system(s) is key. Traverse City Home Inspections offers a variety of HVAC inspection services, including:

  • Heating & Air System Inspection
  • Carbon Monoxide Testing
  • Air Flow & Filter Inspection
  • Chimney & Flue Inspection
  • Supply & Discharge Line Inspection
  • Venting & Ductwork Inspections
  • and more!

Electrical Inspection

Looking to purchase a home? Having a thorough inspection of the existing electrical systems can save you from costly repairs and upgrades. Traverse City Home Inspections offers a variety of electrical inspection services, including:

  • Outlets, Switches, & GFI Outlet Inspection
  • Main Electrical & Sub Panel Inspection
  • Voltage & Amperage Ratings
  • Service Entrance Conductors
  • Smoke Detector Inspection
  • and more!

Scheduling a Home Inspection - What You Need to Know

In this video we walk through the home inspection scheduling process - including what information you need when you make the call & what questions we ask every potential client.


Realtor Resources

Download your Traverse City Home Inspections “Realtor Cheat Sheet” today to provide you with common problems and typical life spans with components throughout homes.

Homeowner Resources

Our job at Traverse City Home Inspections, is one of education, so we invite you to attend the inspection so that you can see first hand the workings of the home.