This is a real report on a real home. The client’s name and address have been removed to protect their privacy. This is a production home being built in a new development in the greater Houston area. The findings in this inspection are pretty typical for Houston’s new construction builders, which makes it very worthwhile to have your under construction home inspected at strategic points in the build process. One of the most common and potentially most serious issues that we report in pre-cover inspections is improper window installation. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of homes being constructed in the Houston market have their windows installed in compliance with well documented standards.
Pre-Cover inspections focus on those systems and components which will no longer be visible to inspection once insulation and finish materials are installed. It’s your only chance to learn and correct what’s under the skin of your home, before problems arise.