Inspecting the Interior of your home

New York Home Inspectors

The interior of your home is just as important as the exterior. Our home inspectors are trained to thoroughly inspect the interior of residential homes in New York State, following the regulations and guidelines set forth by the

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Comprehensive Assessment

Rest assured, our home inspectors will provide a comprehensive inspection of the interior of your residential home within the scope of New York State regulations, giving you valuable insights into the condition and safety of your home’s interior components.

Key areas for a New York Interior Home Inspection:

  • Walls, Ceilings, and Floors: Our home inspectors will observe and report on the material and general condition of walls, ceilings, and floors. This includes checking for any visible signs of damage, such as cracks, water stains, or other issues that may affect the integrity of these surfaces.
  • Steps, Stairways, and Railings: We will also inspect steps, stairways, and railings for safety and compliance with building codes. This includes checking for proper installation, stability, and condition of these components.
  • Garage Doors and Operators: Our home inspectors will observe, operate, and report on garage doors, garage door safety devices, and garage door operators. This includes checking for proper operation, safety features, and condition of these systems.
  • Bath and/or Kitchen Vent Fan Ducting: Where visible and readily accessible, we will inspect and report on the bath and/or kitchen vent fan ducting to determine if it exhausts to the exterior of the residential building. Proper venting is important for preventing moisture buildup and mold growth.
  • Windows and Interior Doors: We will observe and report on a representative number of primary windows and interior doors. This includes checking for proper operation, condition, and potential issues such as drafts, water penetration, or other concerns.
  • Visible Signs of Water Penetration: Our home inspectors will inspect for visible signs of water penetration, such as water stains, mold, or other indicators of water damage. This includes checking walls, ceilings, floors, and other areas where water intrusion may occur.

Key areas for a New York Interior Home Inspection:

While our home inspectors thoroughly inspect the interior of your residential home, it’s important to note that there are limitations as per New York State regulations. Our home inspectors are not required to:

  • Ignite fires in a fireplace or stove to determine the adequacy of draft, perform a chimney smoke test, or observe any solid fuel device in use.
  • Evaluate the installation or adequacy of inserts, wood-burning stoves, or other modifications to a fireplace, stove, or chimney.
  • Determine clearance to combustibles in concealed areas.
  • Observe and report on paint, wallpaper, or other finish treatments.
  • Observe and report on window treatments.
  • Observe and report on central vacuum systems.
  • Observe and report on household appliances.
  • Observe and report on recreational facilities.
  • Observe and report on lifts, elevators, dumbwaiters, or similar devices.

New York Home Inspection Services

Take some time to learn what is involved with a home inspection in New York State. Each inspection service is outlined with items required by the state and will give you an understanding of what our certified inspectors will be evaluating.

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Once our inspection is complete, we provide you with a detailed report that includes our findings, along with recommendations for repairs or maintenance, if necessary. Our goal is to arm you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your home.

With our InterNACHI certification, prompt and reliable service, you can trust MB Home Inspections to deliver thorough and professional home inspections in Rockland County, NY, and surrounding areas. Contact us today to schedule your home inspection and let us help you make your home buying or selling process smoother and more informed!

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