So much work goes into the business of purchasing a new home – the financial arrangements, scoping out the neighbourhood, inspecting the kitchen and bathrooms – that you might forget to do something very, very important: looking at the state of the basement! Before making such a massive commitment, you should know the condition of the basement, foundation, and surrounding property. You don’t want to be caught off-guard and move into a flood-prone basement.
If you’re new to all this, follow these instructions. You should always know what you’re getting into, from the attic to the foundation!