The Home Inspection Report

The Home Inspection Report

In this page we will discuss how Mose handles the home inspection report.

A professional home inspection is conducted based on industry standards of practice. At Mose Home Inspection Services we base ourselves on is the ASHI & Inter-NACHI standards of practice. On this page we use the term “home” but the following equally applies to condominiums as well.

A home inspection is only as good as the report that is produced by the inspector after they have reviewed their notes and photo log of the survey.

At Mose Home Inspection Services we go to great lengths to make sure that when we write our reports we don’t just fill in the blanks on a form. We believe it is our job to give the home buyer a valuable manual that describes the major systems of the home and how to manage its maintenance.

Why is Your Home Inspection Report Important?

For most people buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions they will ever make. There are many sources of information that can help you with that decision. However, none of them are specifically aimed at your particular home of choice, except your home inspection report.

The following is the official guideline of the information a home inspection report is supposed to provide you;

“A general home inspection report shall identify, in written format, defects within specific systems and components defined by these Standards that are both observed and deemed material by the inspector. Inspection reports may include additional comments and recommendations.”  – InterNACHI

What Type of Report Do You Get?

You will receive your prospective home’s Mose Home Inspection Services report by email in PDF format. All photos are in full color and any issues are clearly marked by notations on the photos. The PDF is searchable making it easy for you to refer back to the report in the future when you want to. Mose Home Inspection Services keeps back ups of your report so in the unlikely event you lose your report you can let us know and we will send a copy to you at no charge.

As an additional service the Mose Home Inspection Services team offers all of our clients lifetime phone support for their home. Here is what that means. If you buy a home that has been inspected by Mose Home Inspection Services, you can call or write us with any questions you have about the home’s condition for as long as you own the home, free of charge.

What Your Report Covers

A Mose Home Inspection Services report gives you a detailed report on the following systems in your home

search-icon-01

Roof

search-icon-01

Basement

search-icon-01

Exterior

search-icon-01

Foundation

search-icon-01

Crawlspace Structure

search-icon-01

Heating

search-icon-01

Cooling

search-icon-01

Plumbing

search-icon-01

Electrical

search-icon-01

Fireplace

search-icon-01

Attic, Insulation & Ventilation

search-icon-01

Doors, Windows & Interior

To sum up the Mose Home Inspection Services team understands you want a thorough and carefully written report, we also know you don’t want an encyclopedia or to wait long for your report. That is why we give you a summary on site and promise to have your full report within 48 hours and often sooner.

Want to Learn More?

Please visit the other pages on our site that describe some of the other aspects of the Mose Home Inspection Services home inspection process.

icon-book-01

HOME INSPECTION SERVICES

OUR DIFFERENCE When You Choose Mose Home Inspections
You’ll Get

  • green-check

    A thorough inspection carried out by a qualified inspector who is a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

  • green-check

    Speedy service with reports generated within 2-3 days of an inspection

  • green-check

    A clear, concise and comprehensive home inspection report with illustrations, photos and an informative overview

  • green-check

    Over 20 years of industry experience

  • green-check

    Free telephone support (for homeowners)

Why Our Clients Choose Us

  • join-our-team-icon

    We are Hiring Now

TESTIMONIALS Why Our Clients Choose Us

  • join-our-team-icon

    We are Hiring Now

BLOG Latest Mose Reports

Protect Your Family from Harmful VOCs

It's a fact, even though the weather is great, we are all spending more time at home. Because of COVID working from home has become the norm. Our kids are studying at home, and we aren't even going out for entertainment as much. Is it possible that spending all that ...

Post Purchase Inspection – It’s Not Too Late

Have a Third Option Your long search is over, and you have made an offer on your dream home, only to find out that you have competition; there are multiple offers. What's worse is that the seller will accept the first offer that does not require an inspection. What should ...

5 Reasons to get a Pre-listing Inspection

Mose has served the Greater Montreal area for over ten years and has conducted over 6000 home inspections. Our inspectors are proud members of the Internachi Québec International Association, THE reference for building inspections throughout Quebec, this ensures our inspectors are well trained, and have up-to-date industry knowledge. Mose Home ...

9 Simple Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

As the cold weather arrives, we who live in a northern climate, spend more time indoors. In winter months, there is less or no fresh air from the outside flowing into our homes, which means that VOCs (volatile organic Compounds) and allergens become trapped inside. The result is that indoor ...

Be Smart When Closing Up Your Country Home This Fall

With COVID-19 travel restrictions in place all summer, many people decided to vacation in the country. Those who already had a cottage spent a lot of their summer in the country and those city dwellers who had never considered having a second residence decided to buy a second home. Reals ...

Do You Know What Type of Insulation Is in Your Attic?

Many homeowners have good knowledge about the interiors of their home, but when it comes to things like their attic, they may be may not be as informed. An attic is often a mysterious place, where homeowners rarely venture, and if they did, who knows what they would find there. ...

Mid-Summer is the Best Time for Outdoor Maintenance

A lot of people are still working from home which gives many the opportunity to perform long overdue household maintenance chores. Now that summer is in full gear, it is the perfect time for tackling outdoor projects. Making sure your home has proper drainage around it, checking your gutters, and ...

Confinement Cleaning Time: How to Fall in Love with Your Garage

Confinement measures have us stuck at home, but it is a great time to do some cleaning. What better place to start than your garage, often a place where we store junk and things we don’t know where else to put. With a little TLC, your garage could become one ...

Your House Stinks – A New Book by Ivan Mose

As most people are at home practicing social distancing, this could be a great time to delve into a new book. We are proud to announce that Ivan Mose, the founder of Mose Home Inspection has written a book that was just recently published. Your House Stinks is a guide to surviving ...