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For All of West Michigan, Lansing and Eastern Michigan

West Michigan: 616.889.0043 | Lansing Area: 517.305.4300

Eastern Michigan: 810.888.7001

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What is a “Home Inspection?”

Spalling bricks on and old chimney

Spalling Bricks caused by moisture leaking in the chimney from a broken chimney cap.

A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a home.  We inspect the home inside and out and get into those places you don't necessarily look at when you are making your buying decision - roofs, attics, crawlspaces and everything in between.

If you are thinking of buying a house, co-op or condominium, you should have it properly inspected before the final purchase by an experienced and impartial professional home inspector.

That's us at JW Home Inspections!  Let us give you piece of mind in our purchase or save you the headache of purchasing a money pit.

What Does a Home Inspection Include?

A double tapped electrical box

Double tapped electrical box - a common and dangerous find during a home inspection.

A complete inspection includes a visual examination of the house from top to bottom. Our highly trained inspectors will examine the heating system, the central air conditioning system (when temperature permits), the interior plumbing, and electrical systems, the roof and visible insulation, walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors, the foundations, basement and visible structure. See the full list below.

Then, we'll provide you with a comprehensive home inspection report, filled with pictures and descriptions of any issues we find, so you can make an informed buying decision.

Request a Home Inspection Appointment Today!

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Experience you can trust...

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The JW Inspections Team has inspected over 15,000 homes in the West Michigan area...

A Complete Inspection From JW Home Inspections

Roof, Ventilation and Flashing

Exterior Siding and Trim/Windows

Skylights and Their Seals

Foundation and Crawlspaces

Garages and Mechanical Doors

Retaining Walls, “Dead Men”

Interior Walls, Ceilings and Floors

Doors and Windows

Electric, Switches, Plugs, Light Fixtures

Furnace, Heat Exchange, Gas Leaks

Fireplaces and Dampers

Plumbing, Water Pressure, Drainage

Sinks, Showers, Toilets, Enclosures

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Interior Foundation Settlement

Steps, Risers, Railings

Insulation – Attic, Walls, Crawlspace

Ventilation, 1 sq. ft. per 150 sq. ft.

Truss Supports, Raters, Structure

Basement Walls, Floors, Sump Pump

Girders, Piers, Beams, Floor Joists
Air Conditioning, Humidifiers, Filters

Water Heaters, Relief Valves

Main Water Supply

Smoke Detectors, GFCI Circuits

Concrete and Masonry

Electrical Panel Box Circuitry