“If the inspector has access to attics, basements, crawl house, can go underneath home, they most probably will do so,” says Stewart—and that’s really in everyone’s finest curiosity. A good inspector may also show you tips on how to change the furnace filter, and where to find the main plumbing entice, electrical disconnect and water shutoff valve. If your inspector doesn’t need you there for the inspection, that’s a pink flag. Don’t miss these shocking costs that every first-time home-owner should concentrate on. …I’m what we name a drive-by inspector, and you’re not getting your money’s price. A thorough inspector checks the crawl space, opens the breaker box, and walks the roof.