What we do in commercial building inspection
Do you know everything you need to know about your commercial building?
- Maximize your investment
- Make an informed decision
- Minimize risk
Whether you are a building owner, property manager, leasing agent, lender or tenant, you can rely on Alliance Home Inspections to provide an accurate assessment of your commercial building in the Lower Mainland for optimal decision making.
WHAT WE INSPECT
- Strip mall
- Stand alone buildings
WHAT IS COVERED IN A COMMERCIAL BUILDING INSPECTION?
The property condition assessment will include a description of the components present in the building, observations as to the condition of the components, and recommendations as to what actions should be taken. Areas of a commercial building inspected include:
- Electrical system
- Heating system
- Air-conditioning system
- Plumbing system and fixtures
- Roof surface (including flashings, drainage and chimneys)
- Interior components (concentrating on non-cosmetic features)
- Exterior wall components, including doors, windows and signage
- Site components, including parking lot, walkways, driveways (excluding sewers) and retaining walls
Commercial building inspections are conducted under the protocols prescribed for property condition assessments in ASTM standard 2018-01.
WHAT KIND OF ITEMS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR COMMERCIAL BUILDING INSPECTIONS?
Items excluded from a property condition assessment include: fire protection equipment, fire regulation compliance, building code compliance, compliance to regulations of any governmental body, entity or agency, security systems, telecommunication systems, process and recreational equipment and appliances, and underground sprinkler systems.
No definitive comments are offered on environmental concerns such as: urea formaldehyde foam insulation, asbestos, lead, radon gas, or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
If evaluation of any of the excluded items is required, the client should make separate arrangements for specialty inspections.
Our report is fully customizable and includes any or all of the following components:
- Foundation and structure
- Mechanical systems
- Exterior cladding
- Interior finishes
- Parking and walking surfaces