Inspector Ian is fully qualified to offer commercial building inspection services, for commercial premises with a variety of uses. Office Space is generally more straightforward to inspect than homes or mixed use commercial properties, and we can charge less for this service.  Our inspection will include all relevant components of the building, including heating, cooling and electrical systems.  please contact us to discuss your needs This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

This is a brief description of the items Aston Property Inspection will typically check during a commercial building inspection.  Every building is different, and we will tailor the inspection for the site in question; in most instances we will check and report on over 500 items.

1. Exterior

Wall covering, flashings & trim, exterior doors, decks, stoops, steps, stairs, porches, railings, eaves, soffits, fascias, grading, walkways, vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls.

2. Basement, Foundation & Crawlspace

Basement, foundations, crawlspace, visible structural components, visible plumbing & electrical signs of water penetration or deterioration.

3. Roof, Attic, Ventilation & Insulation

Roof structure & surface covering, gutters, downspouts, Insulation in unfinished spaces, ventilation of attic spaces, mechanical ventilation systems.

4. Furnace, Ducting & Fireplace

Heating system, energy source, heating method, supply vents, air conditioning equipment, the fireplace, damper, hearth extensions, lintel and material surrounding the fireplace.

5. Plumbing Systems

Main water supply & shut off valve, water heating system, toilets, sinks, tubs, showers, interior water supply, fixtures & faucets, drain, waste and vent systems, visible fuel storage systems, drainage sump pumps, drain, waste and main fuel shut-off valves, as well as the location of the water main and main fuel shut-off valves.

6. Electrical

Main service supply line, meter box, main disconnect, service amperage, panels, breakers, fuses, grounding, bonding, a representative sample of switches, receptacles, light fixtures, and ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI), service entrance conductors, service entrance cables, drip loop, weather heads and presence of smoke detectors.

7. Doors, Windows & Interior

A representative number of doors and windows, interior walls, ceilings, steps, stairways, door locks, floors and skirting.

8. Common Areas

Hallway, walkways, corridors, reception areas, office space.


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