What We Inspect

 

Eugene Home Inspections above and beyond

At Marathon Northwest, we hold ourselves to the highest possible standards. Our premium home inspections exceed industry standards to give you the inspection you deserve.


Areas of Inspection

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Property & Site

Grading, decks, patios, walkways, porches, retaining walls, trees and other vegetation which may have an impact on the home. Grading should always slope away from a homes foundation.

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Exterior

Siding, trim, soffits/eaves, foundation, doors, gutters, downspouts and hose bibs. A well built exterior should shed water, prevent air leaks and ensure the interior of your home is well protected.

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Roof & Attic

The integrity of the roof structure, coverings, vents, and flashings is essential in the protection of your home. Especially here in the Willamette Valley. 

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Plumbing

The type of materials, water flow, drain and waste piping, venting and bathroom fixtures are inspected for function and serviceability. 

Electrical

Main & sub panels, voltage & amperage ratings, branch wiring, circuit disconnects, outlets, switches and lighting. All checked for function and safety. 

HVAC

Furnaces, wall & baseboard heating, heat pumps, central air conditions and ventilation systems. We run these systems and test for temperature changes to ensure proper function. 

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Garage

Safety is paramount in garages. Garage door auto reverse functions, firewalls, fire-rated doors, electrical and bollard posts protecting HVAC and water heater equipment.  

Fire & Safety

Handrails, railings, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and ventilation for gas appliances are inspected, operated and tested for function. 

Interior Areas

Function of windows, doors, cabinets, counters, cracking in walls or ceilings and other damage which may lead us to finding larger structural problems.