Evans Inspection Service
   InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors
                             Inspection Standards  

Standards for Inspecting the Attic and Insulation:

I. The inspector shall inspect:
  •   The insulation in unfinished spaces.
  •   The ventilation of attic spaces.
  •   Mechanical ventilation systems.
  •   And report on the general absence or lack of insulation in unfinished spaces.

II. The inspector is not required to:
  •   Enter the attic or any unfinished spaces that are not readily accessible or where entry could  cause damage or      
    pose a safety hazard to the inspector in his or her opinion.
  •   To move, touch, or disturb insulation.
  •   Break or otherwise damage the surface finish or weather seal on or around access panels and covers.

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