The reports are a typed and delivered via e-mail in .doc format. A portion of the report is divided into trades such as electrical, heating, and plumbing. The intention of organizing the report in this manner is so that the report can be used as a checklist to direct a tradesperson or contractor. Investors and homeowners find this feature helpful.
The report can be expected within 24 hours after the inspection, often sooner. A copy of the report is also sent via first class mail. The reports mirror the verbal comments and discussion made during the inspection. This is one reason why it is important for the client to be present for the inspection.