Royal Home Inspectors Preventive Maintenance Inspections

Over the years, weather, wear and the effects of time can cause the systems in your home to break down. Sometimes these conditions can develop suddenly. Even the most careful homeowners could have home-related issues that require immediate attention without even knowing it. Royal Home preventive maintenance inspections are designed to identify current or potential issues within a home. We will check hundreds of items and suggest repairs and preventive measures that could save you money down the road and avoid unwanted surprises.

Peace of Mind
Royal Home Inspectors are trained to observe and analyze hundreds of items throughout the home. Homeowners can relax with the assurance that we have identified minor items before they become major issues helping save time and money.

Safety and Security

The inspection identifies safety issues in areas such as the roof, structure, wiring, plumbing and heating – cooling systems. Royal Home Inspectors conduct a thorough review of the home and check typical sources of gas leaks, smoke detectors, electrical hazards and areas of moisture intrusion.

Impartial and Unbiased Evaluation

Homeowners receive an objective evaluation and unbiased recommendations for correcting problem areas of their home while being confident RHI has only their best interests in mind.

Prioritize Repairs

Royal Home inspectors consult and assist homeowners in prioritizing repairs and improvements based on their findings. In a few short hours, homeowners receive a detailed report of the condition of their home to help plan for needed repairs and upgrades.

Eliminate Future Surprises
Homeowner(s) are provided with a detailed report after the inspection. When they decide to sell their home in the future, there won’t be any unexpected surprises, and they will have a valuable resource to show potential buyers that they cared about their investment.

Depending on your needs, you can schedule a one-time, annual or seasonal Royal Home maintenance inspection conducted by the trusted professionals. Ask for a Royal Home preventive maintenance inspection today. Our home inspection professionals will guide you through the process and provide you with further information on available services in your area.

Wood Destroying Organism (“Pest”) Inspection*
This inspection provides the home buyer, home seller or home owner with important information about the condition of the home related to insects and fungi that destroy the home’s structure. Termites, ants and dry rot are three of the organisms that can make a building fragile. This inspection can be performed as a part of the above inspections or independently. Ask for more info or contacts.

Seasonal Maintenance Checklist

Spring / Summer

Here are some helpful spring and summer seasonal maintenance tips to keep your home in great shape. These tips are important when keeping a future sale in mind. A well maintained home keeps your future costs down and minimizes problems with potential Home Buyers.


  • Examine and repair caulking of the windows, stucco, and trim (to prevent water, dust, dirt and insects from entering your home)
  • Examine paint on siding, trim, and doors (paint is essential for protection and appearance)
  • Clean and remove debris from gutters if present
  • Examine roof for loose, cracked, or missing shingles/tiles. Repair as necessary
  • Trim trees and shrubs away from home, including roof


  • Examine and repair any caulking at the windows – weatherization and insect control
  • Close the chimney damper to keep cool air conditioning inside your home
  • Clean and wax/oil cabinets to protect the finish
  • Examine and repair/replace (if needed) weather stripping on exterior doors and windows – reduce energy costs
  • Examine and repair bath tile grouting, if needed, to prevent moisture damage
  • Lubricate and adjust locks, hinges and latches
  • Examine window locks for proper operation and repair as needed
  • Adjust registers (balance flow) for cooling
  • Lubricate garage door roller shafts (not tracks) and tighten bolts
  • Examine cabinets, drawers, and hinges for proper alignment – tighten and adjust as necessary
  • Clean dryer vent duct and damper to remove any lint or obstructions
  • Have your a/c or heat pump, and/or evaporative cooler cleaned and serviced by a qualified technician
  • Replace heat pump or a/c filters

Fall / Winter


  • Clean and remove debris from gutters, if present
  • Check outside faucets and hoses for leaks
  • Reseed the lawn for green grass all winter long
  • Inspect and repair caulking of windows, siding, trim, and other exterior areas as needed
  • Rinse off a/c compressor/condensing unit coil to remove dirt and plant debris
  • Drain and clean evaporative cooler for the winter and make ready for spring service


  • Turn on your furnace to make sure it is in proper working order. Have serviced by qualified technician
  • Replace furnace or heat pump filters
  • Inspect and repair caulking in sinks, tubs, showers, thresholds, walls, windows, and other interior areas as needed
  • Check the fireplace. Open the damper of the chimney before first use
  • Clean and wax all kitchen and bath cabinets and paneling