This contract is an agreement between the client listed below, and Home Inspections by Les, to perform an inspection of the home or building listed below according to the “Standards of Practice” of CAHPI Canada.
Areas that are inaccessible are not part of this inspection including but not limited to: behind walls, furniture, under rugs, inaccessible areas and below soil. The client signing below assumes all risk for potential problems or conditions including those areas not accessible by the inspector. The Client assumes all risk for problems noted in this report that may reveal further damage during a repair or further investigation by a qualified professional. Your signature (by pen or electronically), is your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
A home inspection is not technically exhaustive and the inspector does not dismantle or perform testing that is destructive. The inspector is limited by this inspection agreement and cannot be expected to find or discover all defects in this building.
Our inspection does not include the inspection or any part of testing or determining whether or not these conditions exist such as: Asbestos, Formaldehyde, Mold or Fungi, or bio-aerosols. Soil or geological conditions. Pools and or equipment related to pools, spas or jacuzzis. Pests or Termites or wood eating insects. Elevators, solar systems. Refrigeration units, water filtration units, security alarms, intercoms, phone, cable, satellite, window treatments or mini-blinds, oven clocks or timers or clean feature, central vacuum solar systems or lightning arrestors.
This inspection does not include a test on “Synthetic Stucco” as this is a separate test and contract. Home Inspections by Les will not operate heating or cooling systems in temperatures that may cause damage to the unit. Air conditioning system will not be operated by Home Inspections by Les in outside temperatures of 65 degrees or less.
Pilot lights must be “lit” in order to inspect these components or systems (i.e. gas fireplace, wall heaters). Septic field inspections are not inspected and are not part of this contract. Home Inspections by Les Inspection does not inspect for code compliance or ordinances. This inspection does not include detached buildings or garages.The home inspection report is an ” opinion” of Home Inspections by Les. Our interpretation of what is good or fair, may be different than yours. You are encouraged to be present at the time of your inspection so we will both have an understanding of each others perception.
The client accepts responsibility for incomplete information if the Client did not attend the inspection. Our purpose is to determine whether or not a system or component (electrical, heating, visible structure etc) is functioning for which it was intended.
We are not a guarantee nor do we guarantee any items or opinions described on this report. This inspection is to reduce the risk of finding a potential problem, not to eliminate them. We are not a home warranty company nor do we carry insurance on warranty claims. It is strongly recommended that a buyer of a home consider purchasing a one year home warranty which is not part of this agreement. The limited liability of the inspector and Home Inspections by Les and the inspection report to the Client, spouse, executors or heirs or administrators are limited to a refund up to the fee paid for this inspection and report.
The Client’s signature below indicates the Client does not want a technically exhaustive inspection without the limits of liability to the inspector or Home Inspections by Les. By payment of our fee and the Client’s signature, the Client acknowledges and understands and agrees to the statements and terms contained herein, and will hold Home Inspections by Les and myself harmless to any claims made. The Client, spouse, executors or heirs or administrators are limited to a refund of the fee paid for this inspection and report. This limitation applies to anyone who claims damages or expenses of any kind incurred due to the errors or omissions in this inspection and report.
Home Inspections by Les MUST RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS AGREEMENT SIGNED BY THE CLIENT BEFORE THE INSPECTION CAN BEGIN (either electronically or physically). If viewing this online, Click on the I agree button below if you agree to the terms and conditions spelled out in the agreement. The inspector and company agrees to this agreement if it is being presented to you online with the I agree button below.
Inspector: Les Tripp
Total Inspection Cost:$375.00+ GST $18.75 = $393.7