us and book your inspection.
Bookings can be firm or tentative as we can hold your
time slot until negotiations are finalized, (this
could be a useful opportunity to have pre-arranged
as all parties are present to agree on a time.)
- Should there be inclement
weather on your inspection day, make sure to bring
clothing that will keep you comfortable.
- Plan to be there. It
is always best to attend your inspection as you will
have the opportunity to ask questions and have the
report explained to you. Additionally, you will be
able to express your concerns and receive the full
benefit of the second pass with the inspector.
- Let your real estate agent
know. Your agent will want to know that a certified
and registered RHI is coming. The agent will contact
- To avoid distractions on the
day of the inspection, please leave the kids at home
(let them choose their rooms during another visit).
- Prepare to spend 2 to 4 hours
at the property.
- If needed, prepare a list
of questions and bring them with you to discuss with
your RHI (Registered Home Inspector).
- If you wish to bring a camera,
please contact your real estate agent first as there
may be security or privacy concerns. Please note,
the Inspector does not conduct video presentations.
- Bring a measuring tape. Some
clients like to use the extra time to take specific
measurements while the certified RHI is performing
- You will receive a complete
written report presented to you on-site; on the
day of the inspection. Also, you will receive a complete
verbalization during the second pass walk through
with the Inspector.
- During the inspection, the
inspector may test circuits which could shut off individual
circuit breakers. Please suggest that your agent have
electronic equipment disconnected.
- Review your "Vendor Disclosure"
questionnaire (if applicable), prior to your inspection
day. Often questions may arise that can sometimes
be discussed during the inspection; by the Inspector
or the Home Owner.
- If possible, try to have the
attic access reasonably clear. The inspector always
likes the opportunity to report any findings he can
see from the access hatch.
- Payment is due at the end
of the inspection. We accept Cash, Cheque, Visa or
Mastercard. Cheques should be made payable to "McKenzie-Taylor
& Associates Ltd."