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Use a critical eye when inspecting the interior of a home. Whether you are buying your first house or
are getting ready to put your house on the market, conducting your own home inspection can help
pinpoint areas of concern. Though this form provides a good starting point, be sure to enlist the
services of a professional home inspector to thoroughly assess and report all issues prior to
purchasing a home.
INTERIOR HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Good
Repair
Replace
ALL ROOMS
Light fixtures operational
Light switches operational
Hairline cracks on walls or ceilings
Caulking around windows and doors
Squeaky floors
Visible mold or mildew
Moisture or musty smells
Moisture stains on ceilings
Moisture stains on walls
BATHROOMS
Toilet leaking or running continuously
Toilet sweating
Shower fiberglass or plastic cracked
Ceramic tile loose or missing grout
Caulking around fixtures in bathtub and shower
Chipped enamel
Bathroom fixtures operational
Bathroom exhaust fan operational
Bathroom Jacuzzi tub motor functional
GFCI outlets present
Use a critical eye when inspecting the interior of a home. Whether you are buying your first house or
are getting ready to put your house on the market, conducting your own home inspection can help
pinpoint areas of concern. Though this form provides a good starting point, be sure to enlist the
services of a professional home inspector to thoroughly assess and report all issues prior to
purchasing a home.
INTERIOR HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Good
Repair
Replace
ALL ROOMS
Light fixtures operational
Light switches operational
Hairline cracks on walls or ceilings
Caulking around windows and doors
Squeaky floors
Visible mold or mildew
Moisture or musty smells
Moisture stains on ceilings
Moisture stains on walls
BATHROOMS
Toilet leaking or running continuously
Toilet sweating
Shower fiberglass or plastic cracked
Ceramic tile loose or missing grout
Caulking around fixtures in bathtub and shower
Chipped enamel
Bathroom fixtures operational
Bathroom exhaust fan operational
Bathroom Jacuzzi tub motor functional
GFCI outlets present
KITCHEN
Kitchen counter undamaged
Kitchen sink undamaged, no rust
Kitchen sink plumbing operational
LQC split receptacle electrical outlets or GFCI outlets present
WINDOWS
Casement windows crank and hardware present and working
Windows open and close easily
Moisture and mildew on inside surface of window and frame
Moisture between thermo-pane windows
BASEMENT
Stairs and handrail in good condition
Floor crack-free
Ceilings stain and crack-free
No moisture or mildew smell
No sign of rodent or insect damage
Light switches and fixtures operational
Laundry tub clean and crack-free
Laundry plumbing not leaking
CRAWL SPACE
Easily accessible
Adequate Ventilation
Insulated
No mildew, mold or moisture
ATTIC
Easily accessible
Insulation
Weather-stripped
Ventilation
Exhaust ducts present (for bathroom and kitchen vents)
HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING
Furnace operational, clean
No smell of gas in the home
No sign of rust or water stains on furnace
Humidifier – operational
Electronic air cleaner
Computerized thermostat functional
Air conditioner – leaks or moisture
Hot water supply functional
MISCELLANEOUS
Electrical system meets current code
Smoke detectors
Carbon monoxide detectors
Gas fireplace pilot light functional
Any fireplaces or stoves functional
Asbestos pipe wrap on hot water systems, boilers or heat ducts
Floor joists
Main structural beams and walls intact
Wood Rot
Dry Rot
Asbestos (was used in older homes)
Asbestos vinyl flooring
Asbestos insulation
Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI) (was used in some older homes)
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