Purchasing a home is one of the most important investments you will ever make. To help ensure that your investment lives up to your expectations is to have your home inspected by an experienced home inspection company. First Choice Home Services provides the highest standard of home inspections and will thoroughly investigate your homes systems from roof to foundation. Our goal is to educate the client by giving detailed and understandable information. You the buyer, are invited to intend the 2-3 hour inspection to learn firsthand the status of your new home. First Choice Home Services is committed to giving you the information you need to make a confident decision.
Michael Gallegos is a Certified Home Inspector, he is highly trained and experienced in home inspections and radon testing and is certified through InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) Michael has had significant training and experience from the world’s largest home inspection training organization. Michael upholds a strict Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
Roofing: Roof Material, Flashing, Chimney, Roof Penetrations, Roof Drainage System
Exterior: Siding, Flashing, Trim, Doors, Windows, Eaves, Fascia, Soffits, Steps, Stoops, Porches, Patios, Decks, Balconies, Entryways, Railing, Retaining, Wall, Driveways, Walkways, Drainage, Grading, vegetation
Garage: Ceiling, Walls, Floors, Doors, Occupant Door, Garage Door Openers,
Structure: Foundations, Basements, Crawlspace, Columns, Walls, Floors, Ceiling, Roof Structure , Attic
Insulation-Ventilation: Insulation in Attic, Insulation Under Floor System, Vapor Retarders, Ventilation in Attic and Foundation Areas, Mechanical Venting Systems, Ventilation Fans and Thermostatic Controls in Attic
Electrical: Service Drop, Service Entrance Conductors, Service and Grounding Equipment, Main and Distribution Panels, Branch Circuit, Conductors, Connected Devices and Fixtures, Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles, Operation of GFCI/AFCI, Presence of Smoke /Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Heating-Cooling: Heating/Cooling Equipment Using Normal Operating Controls, Automatic Safety Controls, Distribution Systems, Chimneys, Flues and Vents, Solid Fuel Heating Devices, Gas/LP Fire logs
Plumbing: Plumbing Drain, Waste and Vent Systems, Plumbing Water Supply, Distribution System and Fixtures, Hot Water Systems, Controls, Chimneys, Flues and Vents, Main Water/Fuel Shut-off Valve Location, Fuel Storage and Distribution Systems, Sump Pump System
Interior: Ceiling, Walls, Floors, Steps, Stairways, Balconies and Railings, Counters and Cabinets, Doors, Windows
Built in Kitchen Appliances: Dishwasher, Range, Oven, Range Hood, Trash Compactor, Food Waste Disposer, Microwave, Refrigerator