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Bayside Home Inspections, LLC provides residential home inspections in Delaware and follows the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standards of Practice. Owner and Home Inspector, Joseph S. Cusumano, is a member of American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and is Licensed and Insured in Delaware. 

Home Inspection Services

What does a home inspection cover?

A home inspection provides an objective, independent visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house. This includes the foundation to the roof. Bayside Home Inspections, LLC provides clients with a detailed, knowledgeable, and thorough assessment of all major systems of a home, including inspection of all major appliances. 

The Home Inspector's job is to provide insight and education to potential buyers on the conditions of all major systems and components of a home, as well as any health or safety concerns.

All information is provided in a comprehensive inspection report that is sent via email to clients. Hard copies are available upon request at no additional charge.

A home inspection provides valuable information for the client, specifically including: 

  • Structural Systems - Foundation, framing, crawlspace, basements, etc. Evaluating the overall structural integrity of the property.

  • Exterior - Wallcoverings, doors, windows, decks, steps, walkways, driveways, vegetation, and grading.

  • Roof Systems - Roof coverings, drainage systems, chimneys, skylights, and other roof penetrations.

  • Plumbing Systems - Interior water supply and distribution system, faucets and drains, vents and flues, water heating equipment, fuel storage and distribution systems, sumps.

  • Electrical Systems - Service entrance and conductors, cables and raceways, over-current protection, ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCI's), arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI's).

  • Heating Systems - Heating equipment, vents, flues, and chimneys.

  • Air Conditioning Systems - Central and thru-the-wall equipment.

  • Interior - Walls, ceilings, floors, doors, windows.

  • Insulation and Ventilation - Insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces, attic, and foundation ventilation.

  • Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances - System components, vents, flues, chimneys.

Inspections also include:

  • Identification of Main Water Shut Off Valve

  • Type of Heating and Air Conditioning System(s)

  • Type and Condition of the Water Heater

  • Condition of Crawlspace

  • Fire, Safety and Health Issues

  • Smoke Detector Testing

  • Carbon Monoxide Testing

All home inspections include a comprehensive report with detailed pictures. The home inspection report is sent via email to a client within 24 hours after the inspection is completed. The report is generated as a PDF file that can be saved, printed, and emailed as needed. Hard copies of inspection reports are available for a charge of $75.00 report. Call (302) 500-0130 for an estimate of your home inspection needs.

Home Inspection