Indoor Inspection


Is there a musty or odd smell?

Do the walls, floors and ceilings have any visible signs of cracks or stains?

Are there any suspicious growths?


Is there an exisiting routine maintenance program?

Are supply air vents clean with no signs of rust, dust or mold?

Do supply air vents condense or have droplets of water on them?

Do supply air vent under a cabinet (toe vent)?


Do cabinets have signs of mold growing on or in them?

Are there any leaks or water stains under the sink?


Are there any spots or stains?

Laundry Room

Is the caulking around the tub, shower, and sink present and clean?

For tiled floors, is the grout properly set and have you repaired any loose or damaged tile?

Are there any signs of leaks or stains underneath the sink?


Does the attic have any musty odors, leaks from the roof or visible signs of mold?

Living Area

Is there any water damage or moisture in or around the fireplace?

Is there any rippling in the carpet or cupping of hardwood floors?

Are there any dark spots around the edges of the carpet?

Does the humidity within the bathroom seem high?

Outdoor Inspection


Are there water pools or excessive moisture in the crawlspace?

Are gardens, trees, and bushes planted against the home?

Are there brown surface molds or a different color substance on the wood in the crawlspace?


Is there any physical evidence of pooling water on the ground outside the home?

Windows and Doors

Are there any signs of wood rot or decay around your windows or doors?

Are there any water stains or other signs of moisture?

Are any seals broken?

Central Air Unit

Is the main drain line dripping or is the emergency line dripping? Do you know which one is which?

Faucets, Sprinklers and other hose attachments

Are all outside faucets secured properly to hoses and are NOT leaking?


Are there any missing shingles?

Name & Signature of Inspector
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.