Cornerstone

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The Inspection Report

Overview

A professional registered government inspector can help to make an informed decision. Our inspection report is worth every dollar you’ll spend.

Cornerstone Building Inspection is a registered government inspector and member of the Home Inspectors Association of British Columbia. As a trained professional our commitment is to provide you with a detailed and thorough inspection report.

What’s Covered

what's coveredOur commercial reports are normally available for review two business days after the onsite visit. 

Our residential reports are created onsite and are available right after the inspection is finished. Both reports are comprehensive and clearly detail the results of the inspection. With the information from the reports, you will be able to make informed decisions about the property you are considering buying. If this is a pre-listing residential inspection, you will have the information you need to decide what steps you should take before listing the property.

As a registered building inspector, we understand how the systems and components found in a property function and mature over time. Our responsibility as a trained professional is to take the findings of our inspection and effectively report them to you.

Our reports conform to the ASTM and HIABC Standards of Practice.

We are members of the Home Inspectors Association of British Columbia and a registered home inspector – CPBC #47141. By hiring a licensed professional you will be benefit from our proven ability, experience and impartiality.

Here is what is covered in a home inspection:

Exterior:

  • windows / doors
  • soffits
  • gutters / downspouts
  • stairs / handrails
  • walls / sidings
  • water ingress issues
  • roofs / flashing
  • chimneys
  • roof membrain
  • storm sumps
  • structural integrity
  • code compliance

Interior:

  • fireplaces / flues
  • walls / floors / ceilings
  • pest infiltration
  • ventilation
  • attics /insulation
  • basements
  • crawl spaces
  • insulation values
  • molds / hazardous materials
  • asbestos
  • general finishes

Mechanical Systems:

  • electrical
  • plumbing
  • heating
  • air conditioners
  • heat recovery systems
  • heat pumps
  • geothermal units
  • water heaters
  • storm pumps
  • heated driveways
  • swimming pool equipments

Site:

  • garages
  • decks
  • driveways
  • walkways
  • patios
  • porches
  • fences
  • outbuildings
  • retaining walls
  • drain tile systems
  • trees / shrubs
  • buried oil tanks
  • contaminated soil

Structural:

  • foundation walls
  • load-bearing walls

Cornerstone Building Inspectors has been a registered home inspector and member of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors of BC since 1990.

For more information or to book your inspection call 604-618-6870.