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What We Inspect

Residential inspections are performed to meet or exceed the Standards of Practice established by the NC Home Inspector Licensure Board, which includes:

  • roof, vents, flashings and trim;

  • gutters and downspouts;

  • skylight, chimney, and other roof penetrations;

  • decks, stoops, porches, walkways and railings;

  • eaves, soffits and fascia;

  • grading and drainage;

  • basement, foundation and crawlspace;

  • water penetration;

  • foundation movement;

  • heating system;

  • cooling system;

  • main water shut-off valve;

  • 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 panel(s), 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.

Home Inspection Service Coverage Map

For Historic Homes, Large Luxury Homes & Commercial 
We Cover All Of North Carolina



Experience Is Key

Historic buildings require special attention and experienced inspectors who understand the building practices of that time.  We consider the context of the time period in which it was built balanced against contemporary, acceptable building practices. 


Our experience with historic buildings in North Carolina allows us to provide you with thorough and relevant inspection details that go above and beyond other inspectors.

Brickenstein-Leinbach House

National Register of Historic Places

Chris Hilton is recognized by The Moravian Music Foundation for rescuing the home from impending demolition and restoring it to its original grandeur. As featured in the real estate pages of the New York Times.

Gertrude S. Carraway Awards of Merit

by The Historic Preservation Foundation of NC

to Chris Hilton

“For outstanding achievements in the field of Historic Preservation in the State of North Carolina”. 1992

Every building, no matter the age has a story to tell!





Southbound Railway

Freight Warehouse and Office

National Register of Historic Places

Chris Hilton Restoration & Renovation

O'Hanlon Building

National Register of Historic Places

Chris Hilton Building Inspection

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