If you are considering buying a new or used manufactured home, use a home inspection checklist manufactured or hire a home inspector so you have a good understanding of the condition of the home you are buying. Home inspection checklists are a useful resource for verifying the condition of the interior and exterior of the property; including plumbing, electrical, heating and structural integrity.
New homes should have showers, bathtubs and basins that are scratch-free. Door screens should be properly sealed and doors should slide easily. Check that the cabinet doors are straight and the drawers open properly.
The best way to check the electrical components is after the structure phase. Check the wiring for the roof seems to be installed correctly. Light switches and output boxes must be firmly attached to the uprights and straight. Once the plaster over, control luminaires to see that they are all installed and functional.
Verify that the dryer vane the dryer is installed with a cover. Check that a vapor barrier has been installed under the house. Determine if the heat conduit crossover has bends or kinks. The base must be of the right color and well secured. Check the wrap of the belly by keeping the insulation below the house to see that it is tear-free.
Steps should all be properly installed with the right materials. Verify the correct number of outside taps are installed and operating. Look for damaged or missing shingles. Houses of many sections must have a properly installed marriage line. Verify that there is a water pipe latch installed. Look for properly installed channels.
Heating and Cooling
Check that the air conditioning or swamp and working cooler is installed. Heating ventilation should be installed and functional. Make sure that the appropriate size water heater is installed and connected. Br the water heater is running, especially in old houses.
New homes should be checked to see that the orderly countertops are their own color and style and are level. Verify that cabinets hang properly. New appliances should be the right models, installed and working. Soil must be checked for cuts and proper installation. Check the water pressure and temperature in the faucets. Look for cuts on counter tops and damage to cabinets in old homes.
All windows must be installed and operational. Old houses should be checked for cracked or broken windows.
Prefabricated homes often have worn floor and carpets that can be a major cost factor. Appliances, water heaters, air conditioning and marsh coolers can be beyond their usefulness.
Home inspections in new homes often reveal what seem like simple or sloppy mistakes. Checking to make sure everything is installed and done properly can save you time and trouble on the road if it is a new or used home.