What to Expect From Your Inspection

If you need a home inspection in Maryland, Magothy Home Inspections, LLC is here to help you. Whether you need a buyer’s inspection, a pre-listing inspection, or are interested in an annual home inspection to ensure proper maintenance of your current home, you can trust us to provide excellent services.

Our licensed and certified home inspectors are dedicated to ensuring that you are aware of any potential issues with your current home or the home that you are interested in purchasing.

As a company, we focus on educating our clients and providing them with the best possible information regarding the property and its overall condition.

We strongly encourage our clients to walk through the home inspection with us so we can address any questions that you may have.

Wondering what is included in a home inspection from Magothy Home Inspections, LLC?

Here is an overview of the services included in your home inspection, and the major systems that we inspect throughout the home.

  • Interior
    • The walls, ceilings, floors, stairways, and railings
    • A representative number of kitchen cabinets, doors, and windows for proper operation
    • The garage door and opener (if applicable)
  • Structural Systems (Foundation and Framing)
    • We will examine the foundation, crawlspaces, and basements for signs of past water damage, foundation cracking or shifting, or other potentially expensive issues.
  • Roof
    • Inspectors will make every attempt to inspect the roof from the roof
    • Walking on the roof gives us the best vantage point to find and verify the soundness of the roof
    • MHI, LLC™ will make every attempt to inspect the flashings, gutters, downspouts, any existing skylights, and chimneys
  • Exterior
    • MHI,LLC™ will inspect the exterior siding, flashings, trim, eaves, soffits, facias, where accessible
    • All exterior doors, decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, and railings
    • Walkways and driveways leading to and around the home.
  • Attic, Ventilation, Insulation
    • All accessible unfinished attic spaces for insulation and vapor barrier where appropriate
    • Ventilation in the attic and foundation will be verified
  • Plumbing
    • Magothy Home Inspections, LLC™ will inspect supply, drain, and vent pipes where accessible
    • The water heater will be inspected for proper installation
    • Fixtures will be tested for functionality at sinks, tubs and showers for flow and drainage
  • Electrical
    • Inspectors will visually inspect the electrical system on the exterior and interior where accessible
    • This includes service drops, service masts, grounding, meters, circuit breakers, etc.
  • HVAC
    • MHI,LLC™ will inspect the installed heating and cooling systems and related components
  • Appliances
    • Inspectors will inspect any appliance at the client’s request
    • This includes washer, dryer, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, ice maker, water dispenser, etc.