Open Sky Inspections prides itself on supporting people who need an honest and competent real estate inspection service. Our comprehensive service includes:


  • Foundation & Structure

  • Thorough Foundation Evaluation
  • Drainage of Foundation
  • Under Floor Assessment
  • Lot Drainage
  • Subfloor
  • Inspect Framing and structure
  • Inspect for wood destroying insects
  • Inspect basement and crawlspace for visible signs of moisture.
  • Inspect mortar joints, visible cracking and deterioration of the structure.
  • Roof & Roof Structure
  • Inspect for missing shingles, signs of wear and overall  condition of the shingles
  • Inspect flashing's, valleys, skylights and roof venting
  • Visible structural components
  • Soffits and Fascias                                                                     
  • Electrical & Plumbing
  • Condition of panel, grounding and service size
  • Report on the visible condition of the wiring
  • Test Ground and Arc Fault circuit interrupters.
  • Check for the presents of Aluminum Wiring
  • General Condition of the Electrical system.
  • Inspect for any visible signs of leaking.
  • Inspect Water Heater, Main water supply line and locate main water shut off.
  • Operate exterior Spigots
  • Inspect all visible plumbing components at bathrooms, kitchens and utility rooms.
  • Check for proper flows and drainage.
  • Advise if polybutyene piping is present.
  • Grounds
  • Inspect the general grade and drainage around the perimeter of the home.
  • Report on any negative grade or areas of water ponding
  • Inspect for signs of erosion
  • Inspect the condition of the retaining walls
  • Report on the condition of the trees and shrubs around the perimeter of the home
  • Fireplaces and Chimneys
  • Inspect for loose bricks and mortar
  • Inspect for soot and creosote build-up
  • Inspect the Chimney cap and crown
  • Inspect the firebox and damper
  • Inspect the flashing
  • Operate gas logs and blowers
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Appliances
  • Gas Lines
  • Water to Property
  • Water Pressure
  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Electrical Power Distribution
  • Electrical Safety Inspection
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Electrical Systems
  • Plumbing
  • Bathroom Plumbing
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Exterior
  • Inspect the general condition of the windows and doors
  • Inspect weather stripping, paints, caulks and sealants
  • Inspect the general condition of the siding, exterior components and crawlspace foundation vents
  • Report id the home has EIFS (Exterior Insulated Finishing Systems)
Certified Real Estate Inspector (CRI)
Board Certified by the State of Virginia
Member of the National Association of Home Inspectors
Proudly serving Tri-City area for nearly a decade!

Open Sky Inspections and Property Solutions Inc.
10800 Canaan Valley Court
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

The Intelligent Choice!


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