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What Does a Home Inspection Cover?

 

 

  Foundation Heating  
  Structure Cooling  
  Roof Plumbing  
  Grounds Electrical  
  Exterior Kitchen  
  Interior Bathrooms  
  Rain Gutters Built-In Appliances  
  Chimneys / Fireplaces Exterior Grading  
  Insulation & Ventilation Attic / Basement  

 

Here is an exploded picture of the pieces of a house.
Below are the terms for these pieces.

 

  1. Gable stud 25. Door jamb 49. Window well wall 73. Finish floor  
  2. Collar beam 26. Garage door 50. Grade line 74. Ash dump  
  3. Ceiling joist 27. Downspout shue 51. Basement sash 75. Door trim casing  
  4. Ridge board 28. Sidewalk 52. Window well 76. Fireplace hearth  
  5. Insulation 29. Entrance post 53. Corner brace 77. Floor joists  
  6. Chimney cap 30. Entrance platform 54. Corner stud 78. Stair riser  
  7. Chimney flues 31. Stair riser 55. Window frame 79. Fire brick  
  8. Chimney 32. Stair stringer 56. Window light 80. Newel cap  
  9. Chimney flashing 33. Girder post 57. Wall studs 81. Stair tread  
  10. Rafters 34. Chair rail 58. Header 82. Finish stringer  
  11. Ridge 35. Cleanout door 59. Window cripple 83. Stair rail  
  12. Roof boards 36. Furring strips 60. Wall sheathing 84. Baluster  
  13. Stud 37. Corner stud 61. Building paper 85. Plaster arch  
  14. Eave gutter 38. Girder 62. Pilaster 86. Mantel  
  15. Roofing 39. Gravel fill 63. Rough header 87. Floor joists  
  16. Blind or shutter 40. Concrete floor 64. Window stud 88. Bridging  
  17. Bevel siding 41. Foundation footing 65. Cornice molding 89. Lookout  
  18. Downspout gooseneck 42. Paper strip 66. Fascia board 90. Attic space  
  19. Downspout strap 43. Drain tile 67. Window casing 91. Metal lath  
  20. Downspout leader 44. Diagonal sub floor 68. Lath 92. Window sash  
  21. Double plate 45. Foundation wall 69. Insulation 93. Chimney breast  
  22. Entrance canopy 46. Sill plate 70. Wainscoting 94. Newel  
  23. Garage cornice 47. Backfill 71. Baseboard    
  24. Fascia 48. Termite shield 72. Building paper    

 

 

 

 

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