Pre-Inspection Tips

Home Maintenance Tips Austin Texas can be a huge undertaking if you are not organized. Provided are some pre-inspection tips that are recommended to complete before the inspector arrives. Following are some tips to keep your home in top shape.

Pre-inspection Tips for Home Inspections

  1. Replace all dirty air filters and burned out light fixtures.
  2. Make sure gas, water, and electricity are turned on.
  3. All gas pilot lights should be burning.
  4. Trim all landscape that would hinder access to the roof or foundation area.
  5. If necessary, replace batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
  6. Have all fenced gates, attic doors, security closets, electrical panels, etc., unlocked and easily accessible.
  7. Make any necessary repairs to broken components if possible.
  8. All fireplaces should be clean and free of any decor.
  9. All areas inside and out should be free from any items blocking access. Remove any items restricting access to water heaters, air conditioners, etc.
  10. Keep all pets secure so they will not hinder inspection.