SM Home Inspections

SM Home Inspections

Whether you are buying a home or own a home, SM Home Inspection can help protect one of the largest investments a person can make. Get some peace of mind by getting an objective opinion before you spend your money on that purchase, improvement or repair.home inspection albany ny


A SM Home Inspection Report Is:

  • Informative
  • Concise
  • Color Coded
  • Photo Enhanced
  • Computer Generated
  • Available On-Site

Steven Mason is:

  • NYS Licensed Home Inspector #16000018220
  • FHA Listed Home Inspector #Y055
  • Member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
  • Building Performance Institute Certified Professional
  • HUD Rehab Specialist for Albany County Rural Housing Alliance
  • Inspector for Umbrella of the Capital District
  • Inspector for Umbrella of Colonie, Colonie Senior Services
  • Trained in Radon Measurement & Mitigation through Rutgers University
  • Trained in “Essentials for Healthy Homes” by National Center for Healthy Housing
  • Trained in Manufactured Housing by the New York Housing Association
  • Trained in EPA/HUD Lead Based Paint Renovation


Inspection Details

What’s included in a SM Home Inspection

  • Roof, vents, flashings, and trim
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia
  • Grading and drainage
  • Basement, foundation and crawlspace
  • Water penetration and foundation movement
  • Heating systems
  • Cooling systems
  • Main water shut off valves
  • Water heating system
  • Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
  • Electrical service line and meter box
  • Main disconnect and service amperage
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
  • Grounding and bonding
  • GFCIs and AFCIs
  • Fireplace damper door and hearth
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers
  • And much more

Review my Standards of Practice for complete details.