Rome, Georgia        (706)295-5075    (706) 676-8536

Greg Peterson Inspections, Inc.        Rome, GA

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For more detail, or to have specific questions answered about my home inspections, please write using the Email link.

My inspections are comprehensive. In fact each one includes everything required by the American Society of Home Inspectors ASHI - and more. Here is a partial list of the items checked during each inspection.


  • Wall Covering, Flashings and Trim.

  • Exterior doors

  • Decks, Balconies, Porches & Stoops

  • Handrailings

  • Vegetation

  • Grading & Drainage

  • Walkways, Patios and Drives

  • Foundation


  • Roof Covering

  • Roof Drainage System - Gutters

  • Flashings

  • Skylights, Chimneys and Penetrations


  • Interior Water Supply & Distribution

  • Fixtures & Faucets

  • Drain, Waste and Vent Systems

  • Water Heating Equipment

  • Fuel Storage and Distribution

  • Drainage Sumps and Sump Pumps

  • Baths - Sink, Tub, Shower & Commode

  • Kitchen - Sink, Dishwasher, Stove/Oven & Disposal


  • Service Drops

  • Conductors, Cables and Raceways

  • Service Equipment

  • Main Disconnect

  • Service Grounding

  • Interior of Service Panel

  • Interior of Subpanel

  • Conductors

  • Overcurrent Protection

  • Representative Number of Fixtures

  • Outlets, Switches and Receptacles

  • Ground Fault Interrupters

Heating and Air

  • Installed Heating Equipment

  • Installed Cooling Equipment

  • Vent Systems, Flues and Chimneys

  • Energy Sources

  • Distribution System


  • Walls, Ceilings & Floors

  • Steps, Stairways & Railings

  • Countertops

  • Representative Number of Cabinets

  • Doors and Windows

  • Garage Doors and Openers

Insulation & Ventilation

  • Insulation and Vapor Barriers Where Visible

  • Ventilation in Attics and Crawlspaces

  • Mechanical Ventilation Systems


  • System Components

  • Vent Systems, Flues & Chimneys

What Things Will Not Be Inspected?

Even though our home inspections are extremely thorough, there are a few things we do not typically inspect or describe on our report. Below is a list of items that are not normally checked.

  • Screening, shutters, awnings and other seasonal accessories.

  • Recreational facilities

  • Erosion control and earth stabilization measures.

  • Antennae

  • Interiors of flues or chimneys not readily accessible

  • Washers & Dryers

  • Water conditioning systems.

  • Private waste disposal systems

  • Any system valved out or otherwise disabled.

  • Alarm systems and components.

  • Low voltage wiring and components

  • Ancillary wiring and components

  • Electronic air filters.

  • Humidifiers and dehumidifiers.

  • Paint wallpaper and other finish treatments.

  • Central vacuum systems.

  • Fire screens, fire doors, automatic fuel feed devices, mantles and fireplace surrounds, combustion and make-up air devices and heat distribution assists.

  • Paint wallpaper and other finish treatments.

A Professional Home Inspection is not an appraisal, nor does it provide insurance or warranty protection against future or latent problems. Home Inspections are visual examinations of the physical structure and systems as they exist on the day of the inspection. A formal report is provided detailing such things as inoperable systems, defective components, abnormal wear or exhausted life expectancy and failed components. Please read the Home Inspections and Home Appraisals page for a detailed explanation of the differences between Home Inspections and Home Appraisals. The American Society of Home Inspectors is the premier regulatory agency of professional Home Inspectors, and their web site ASHI is loaded with useful information. 












Home inspections in the Rome, Georgia area. Your home inspector is certified structure, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and property maintenance and housing by ICC. Member of American Society of Home inspectors, National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, and Independent Home Inspectors of North America.    All Home Inspection photographs and home inspection articles and related information on this website are the property of Greg Peterson Inspections, Inc.;  written permission is required prior to duplication or reproduction. Greg Peterson Home Inspections is the premier home inspector, building inspection, and real estate property inspection service in Rome, Ga. Professional, certified home inspectors trusted to conduct ethical home inspections. Your search for home inspection companies, home inspection company, home inspectors or home inspection services in Rome, Ga. will direct your browser to Greg Peterson Inspections, the premier home inspection service in Georgia. Note: This footnote is displayed solely to enhance the Greg Peterson home inspection website listing in the Google Search. If you have read this home inspection information you may wonder why the words home inspector, home inspection, home inspection company, or building inspector and building inspection company are mentioned so many times. That is because the Google search will display my home inspection page at a higher position if those words are mentioned a lot on my home page. Thanks,  Greg Peterson.

Ph. 706-295-5075, Rome, Ga.