Make Your Home “Inspection Friendly”
  • qMake sure all interior and exterior light fixtures work. Replace burnt-out bulbs. 
  • qProvide access to the furnace, water heather, crawlspace, and electrical panel.
  • qInstall a new furnace filter.
  • qEnsure that windows operate smoothly.
  • qReplace all damaged window screens.
  • qTighten all doorknobs and tighten or repair all handrails.
  • qClear the way to the attic access panel or pull-down, especially in a closet.
  • Make sure there is a minimum of one smoke detector per floor.
  • qRemove window security screws, or provide keys for window security locks.
  • qProvide keys or unlock sheds and out-buildings.
  • qAdjust the downward pressure of the automatic garage door opener.
  • qGather all documentation on appliances and recent upgrades.
  • qLabel outlets that are controlled by a wall switch.
Source: US Inspect Professional Home Inspections, Personal Experience