Related Home Inspection Services
Buying a home in Connecticut is an exciting process.
This is a time when an expert, professional home inspection is needed most. Criterium-Mullan Engineers can provide you with a detailed report to help you learn about the house you want to buy and avoid costly surprises in the future.
A careful examination of a house is not easy. Criterium-Mullan Engineers provides home inspections by Professional Engineers who are licensed by the state of Connecticut and adhere to the highest legal and ethical standards.
Our inspection is a limited visual inspection consistent with the standards of practice of the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE), designed to identify significant deficiencies and/or repairs needed in the major systems of a home (structural, heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, roof, exterior) and to provide a general understanding of the property's current condition.
We look at the following areas during our Standard Home Inspection:
|Structural integrity of the building||Insulation and energy conservation|
|Termites & other damaging wood borers||Chimneys and fireplaces|
|Foundation and settling||Exterior walls|
|Girders, floor joists and rafters||Roof surfacing (from ground)|
|Drainage||Gutters and downspouts|
|Basement water problems||Ventilation and condensation|
|Heating system||Wood rot|
|Air conditioning system||Storm windows|
|Domestic hot water||Retaining walls|
|Electrical capcity||Sidewalks, driveways, and patio|
Interior, leaks, floors, stairs, tilework...
Plumbing and waste system
Windows, cauking and putty
Life and Fire safety