Pre-Drywall Inspection

A Pre-Drywall Inspection is Phase Two of the New Home Construction Process. During this phase, our inspectors will check for any potential defects that is recommended to be fixed by the builder before the drywall goes up. Getting an inspection during this phase important because this will allow the inspector to point out any potential defects that otherwise may be difficult to see once the drywall conceals it.

Why Get A Pre-Drywall Inspection?

You want to get a Pre-drywall Inspection to make sure that critical components are correctly installed and discover any potential deficiencies. Many Different contractors, such as plumbers and electricians, are part of your new home building process. Sometimes some issues get overlooked, and many times, these issues are covered when the drywall goes up.

Inspector inspecting ceiling framework

How will This Help me?

By getting a Pre-Drywall Inspection, you will be able to reduce the number of issues that can occur in the future for your newly built home. An inspection will help you save a lot of time, energy and money.

Pre-drywall ceiling

Our inspector will check these areas during the pre-drywall phase

  • The Foundation
  • Floor System
  • Roof System
  • Wall System
  • Plumbing System
  • Electrical System
  • HVAC
  • Exterior Wall Covering
  • Roof Covering
  • The Interior
  • Electrical Wiring and Junction Box Placement
  • Framing
  • Foundation Slabs, Walls and Drains
  • Footings
  • Notching of Floor Joists
  • Firestop Material
  • Pier Pads
  • Crawlspace
  • Retaining Walls
  • Plumbing Pipe Placement
  • Waterproofing
  • Flashing for Windows and Doors
  • Wall Studs
  • Any Missing Metal Clips
  • The Placement of HVAC Air Ducts and Registers
Inspector checking electrical boxes

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Want To Know More About The Other Phases in New Construction?

The other phases in New Construction are Foundation and Footing, Pre-Drywall Inspection, and 11th Month Warranty. Learn more about the other phases and how the inspection is conducted for each phase.

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Foundation and Footing Inspection

The footing supports the foundation or the concrete slab that the house ultimately rests upon. An inspection will check for deficiencies before the concrete being poured—the Phase before Pre-Drywall.​

Pre-Settlement Inspection

An inspection will help assist in discovering any defects at the property before settlement—the Phase after Pre-Drywall. ​

11th Month Warranty Inspection

After living in the home for a while, you might notice there are still some issues with the house. An inspection can help get these issues corrected before your builder's 1-year warranty expires—the Phase after Final Walk-Through.