FAQ

What is a home inspection?

A home inspection is a performance based, non-invasive examination of the condition of a property, often done in connection with the sale or purchase of a home. Home inspections are usually conducted by a home inspector who has proper training and certification to perform such inspections.

Why do I need a home inspection?

Education is empowerment! Know what you’re purchasing and eliminate surprises. Before purchasing a home, you should have it checked out by a professional home inspector. Buying a house is expensive, and you want the confidence and peace of mind knowing you are making a sound investment.

What does a home inspection cover?

Learn more about what the home inspection covers here.

What is included in the inspection report?

The inspection report includes details on the condition of the home, implications of major defects and recommendations for repair and maintenance. Download a sample report to learn more.

Why choose Northspec Inspections?

We take the time and care to thoroughly examine and evaluate all aspects of the home and its major components and systems. Our inspections are done in accordance with the ethics and standards of practice of the Association des inspecteurs en bâtiments du Québec (AIBQ) and the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI).

Our inspection provides you with a comprehensive guide to your home. It includes a detailed written report with visual aids, as well as a complimentary copy of the Home Reference Book, an easy to use guide that provides information to new homeowners.

How does it work?
  1. Contact us to get a quote, or schedule an inspection.
  2. Review the documents related to the home inspection.
  3. Read and sign a copy of the Inspection Service Agreement.
  4. Have the inspection performed at the property (2-4 hours).
  5. Receive the detailed property condition report within 24 hours.