Structural Inspection Standards

The inspector should:
• inspect the visible structural components
• inspect the foundation
• inspect the floor structure
• inspect the wall structure
• inspect the ceiling structure
• inspect the roof structure
• describe methods used to inspect unfinished spaces

The inspector is not obligated to:
• provide an engineering or architectural analysis
• offer an opinion of the adequacy of the structure
• enter tight crawl small space openings
• pass through vertical clearances that are tight
• walk across structural members concealed by insulation