When purchasing a property, a home inspector will assess the home's condition, including all systems, structures, and appliances. Finding defects and issues throughout the inspection is extremely common, even on newly constructed homes.
Water is the archnemesis of homes and home inspectors. Able to spread pervasively and rapidly, water can quickly cause a lot of damage to virtually every inch of a property. So, whether your client has a leaky pipe or a flooded crawl space, it’s in both of your best interests to identify water damage during your inspection.