WHAT DOES THE JACKSONVILLE HOME FOUNDATION (PRE-SLAB) INSPECTION LOOK FOR?
- Conformity with engineering drawings
- Graded rebar placement, support, size, and spacing
- Making certain that the beam depth, breadth, and placement are correct
- Check the Vapor/Moisture Barrier Placement
- If the plans are not sealed by an engineer, the foundation must meet building code requirements.
WHAT DOES THE FRAMING, MECHANICAL (PLUMBING (PRE-DRYWALL - PRE-SHEET ROCK) INSPECTION LOOK FOR?
- Electrical systems must be grounded appropriately.
- All junction box connections
- Wiring of the proper gauge is installed.
- Properly spaced outlets Adequate access to machinery
- Other construction elements should not obstruct duct work.
- Ducts are installed in accordance with the appropriate building code.
- The roof is sloping and supported.
- Examination of the plumbing system
WHAT DOES THE JACKSONVILLE HOME FINAL (NEW BUYER'S & BUILDER'S) INSPECTION CERTIFY?
- The yard has been correctly graded to allow for water movement.
- The HVAC system is fully operational.
- The HVAC outside unit is situated on a flat surface.
- All air ducts must be clear of obstructions.
- The doors and windows work correctly.
- Finish materials are placed correctly.
- There are no structural faults in the flat work around the house.
- All roof cladding is fitted in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
- Flashing has been installed.
- Fixtures are properly installed and functional.
- All appliances have been installed and are operational.
- There are no obvious safety concerns.
This is not an exhaustive list of everything covered by the clay county inspections. Three inspections are basically all that is needed for a residential construction. Before delivering a completed home to a new homeowner, the home builder I worked for required 10 inspections.