What is the Texas Report REI 7-5?

These are the inspected areas covered in the Texas required Home real estate inspection report REI 7-5 (5/4/2015)

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

  • Foundations
  • Grading and Drainage
  • Roof Covering Materials
  • Roof Structures and Attics
  • Walls (Interior and Exterior)
  • Ceilings and Floors
  • Doors (Interior and Exterior)
  • Windows
  • Stairways (Interior and Exterior)
  • Fireplaces and Chimneys

APPLIANCES

  • Dishwashers
  • Food Waste Disposers
  • Range Hood and Exhaust Systems
  • Ranges, Cooktops, and Ovens
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Mechanical Exhaust Vents and Bathroom Heaters
  • Garage Door Operators
  • Dryer Exhaust Systems

HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS

  • Heating Equipment
  • Cooling Equipment
  • Duct Systems, Chases, and Vents

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

  • Service Entrance and Panels
  • Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures

PLUMBING SYSTEMS

  • Plumbing Supply, Distribution Systems and Fixtures
  • Drains, Wastes, and Vents
  • Water Heating Equipment
  • Hydro-Massage Therapy Equipment

OPTIONAL SYSTEMS

  • Landscape Irrigation (Sprinkler) Systems
  • Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Equipment
  • Outbuildings
  • Private Water Wells (A coliform analysis is recommended.)
  • Private Sewage Disposal (Septic) Systems
  • Other


Optional systems included in the report are not required to be inspected, but have been added to the report since the systems are common in residential structures. The optional Systems Listed here in the report will generally have additional inspection fees associated with them.