If you are going to spend the time, effort, and money to have a home inspection done on your home, you want to make sure you get the best out of it. But some things can hinder a home inspector from being as thorough as they should be. What are they?
For a home inspector to do a thorough inspection they need to be able to access all areas of the house, this includes the basement, attic, and crawlspaces, etc. If these areas are blocked for any reason, it will not be possible to inspect them, so the homeowner has the responsibility to ensure that all areas are accessible before inspection day.
Although they are precious members of the household, pets can also stop the home inspector from doing a thorough job. Ideally, if you have pets that might not like a stranger going through their home, it will be best to keep them away from the property on the day of the inspection or held in a secure area.
Naturally, you will want the home inspector to produce a good report with as few problems as possible. With this in mind, it would be a good idea for you to take care of all the small repair jobs you have been meaning to do before the inspection. Otherwise, the home inspector may have to list them as faulty.