J & D Inspections Inc.
Inspector: John Thurmond CRI NAHI
Cell: 303-514-7253 Office: 303-369-7161
J & D Inspections Inc.
Inspector: John Thurmond CRI NAHI
Cell: 303-514-7253 Office: 303-369-7161
J & D Inspections Inc.
Inspector: John Thurmond CRI NAHI
Cell: 303-514-7253 Office: 303-369-7161

I am selling my home. What should I do to prepare my home for inspection?

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The inspector understands that the inspection is a necessary intrusion into the privacy of your home and will make every effort to be as professional and courteous as possible. The inspector will appreciate your cooperation to make the inspection process a pleasant experience.

PETS
The inspector has a job to do. He will not be able to watch your pet(s). Please remove pets from the home. If you can not find boarding for your pets, please have them kenneled where they will be comfortable for the duration of the inspection process. A pet may be the friendliest animal around when your home, but it is their domain and most have instincts to protect what is theirs. If your pet can be contained in the back yard, a simple note to the inspector with the pets name on it is always a great idea.

EXTERIOR
All exterior doors should be made accessible; be sure all door locks are operable, and keys for all doors readily available.

INTERIOR
All areas of the home must be made accessible, especially utility room areas, and access entry to the basement, crawl spaces, structural floor and attic crawl spaces. If the access to your attic crawl space is via a closet, the inspector will appreciate opening the closet door and finding that you have been thoughtful enough to remove clothing and stored items that inhibit entry to the attic. There are personal items and furniture that the inspectors insurance will not allow the inspector to touch or move.

ELECTRICAL
The inspector will want to remove the cover on the electric service panel to examine the electrical wiring, be sure that the panel is accessible, and that the cover can be readily removed.

PLUMBING
The inspector will want to functionally test all of the plumbing fixtures, if there are any leaks, or other problems, have these conditions corrected prior to the inspection or advise the inspector not to operate the defective fixtures.

Sump pits and pumps should have open access for inspection.

HEATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING
The inspector will want to functionally test the heating and air-conditioning systems. If your home has an oil fired heating system, be sure that there is sufficient fuel in the tank. If your system is a forced air system, be sure that the air filter is clean to ensure a maximum air flow. In the winter time, the central air unit is not run as this can damage the compressor.

Thank you in advance for helping out with the inspection process that must be completed for this real estate transaction. When you return home, the inspector will have made every effort to return everything just the way you had left it. The inspector will close and lock any windows and doors that they find open or un-locked.

Thank you Again for your efforts.

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J & D Inspections Inc.
Inspector: John Thurmond CRI NAHI
Cell: 303-514-7253 Office: 303-369-7161

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