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About Us

At West Country Inspections we believe inspectors should have more than a government mandated training course to fully understand all the conditions that may be present in a home.

Often there are clues to an underlying problem that only a trained and experienced tradesperson will recognize.  

Dan has over 30 years of experience building, renovating and repairing homes as a Red Seal Journeyman carpenter.  This coupled with the latest in inspection technology and an eye for detail gives you peace of mind that there will be no surprises when you take possession of your new home.

Our inspection process is very thorough and often exceeds CAPHI Standard of Practice to ensure your best interests are met.  With a solid list of trades people at hand, all systems and components in your home will receive expert attention. Look no further for the best in customer service, value for money and ongoing support after you move in.

What We Inspect

Every home inspection preformed by us will include an unbiased assessment of all the accessible major systems and components in the home.  We make every effort to walk all roof planes, enter every attic as deeply as possible and fully inspect entire crawl spaces.  

  • Roof coverings, flashings and drainage systems

  • Eaves, soffits, facia and associated trim

  • Skylights, chimneys and other roof penetrations

  • Exterior finishes: Siding, trim and claddings

  • Exterior structures: Decks, patios, stairs, railings and garages

  • Exterior mechanical systems: Outlets, lighting and hose bibs

  • Grading conditions: Vegetation, sidewalks and driveways

  • Main structural systems: Foundation, beams, joists and visible framing

  • Concealed spaces such as crawlspaces and attics

  • Visible insulation and vapor barriers

  • Electrical system: Service entrance, distribution panels, wiring, switches and outlets

  • Electrical safety epuipment: Smoke/CO alarms, GFCI/AFCI devices, grounding and bonding

  • Plumbing systems: Main water supply and shut off, supply and drain lines, venting system and fixtures

  • Interior systems: Walls, floors and ceilings, windows, doors, stairs and railings

  • Heating/Cooling systems: Fuel source and distribution

  • Water heating equipment

  • Sump pumps and discharge piping

  • Garage safety systems: Firewalls and doors, overhead door safety controls.

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