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Home & Commercial Inspections


All home and commercial inspections perform by Kanawha Valley Engineering & Home Inspections include a visual evaluation of the accessible components of the following:  


  • Structure

  • Roof

  • Exterior Grounds & Finishes

  • Electrical System

  • Heating & Cooling Equipment

  • Insulation & Ventilation

  • Plumbing System

  • Interior Finishes

  • Built-In Appliances



Ladder leaning against a building to facilitate a roof inspection.

​ inspection and follow along as the inspection is being conducted.  We have found this is the best way to inform our clients about the home, its components, and how they interact.  Upon conclusion of the on-site inspection, a narrative style report will be generated.  This report will diagrams and pictures of the property to better illustrate its condition.  As this style of report is not simply a checklist, the report will have to be mailed or e-mailed to you after the inspection.  We strive to have the report completed within 24 hours.



All home inspections performed are executed in compliance with WV State standards, as well as standards set forth by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).



The on-site portion of the home inspection typically lasts between 3 to 4 hours, but can vary depending on the home's size and condition. We encourage our clients to attend the home

A home inspection is a very important step which helps to ensure a homeowner or homebuyer can make educated decisions as it pertains to a house.  All home inspections are performed by Brett Hodgdon, a Certified Home Inspector in WV, who has performed over 5,000 inspections.   


* Engineering services are separate from and not included in a Home Inspection.

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