Inspection Standards

Please review the documents below to learn what's included in a home,  termite, or pool inspection. 

Oklahoma Home Inspection Regulations and Standards of Practice (pdf)


ASHI Pool & Spa Inspection Standards of Practice (pdf)


WDI Report and Inspection Standards (pdf)


ASHI Code of Ethics

       As a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) , I adhere to the following ethical standards

  • Inspectors shall avoid conflicts of interest or activities that compromise, or appear to compromise, professional independence, objectivity, or inspection integrity.

  • .Inspectors shall not inspect properties for compensation in which they have, or expect to have, a financial interest.

  • Inspectors shall not inspect properties under contingent arrangements whereby any compensation or future referrals are dependent on reported findings or on the sale of a property  


  • Inspectors shall not directly or indirectly compensate realty agents, or other parties having a financial interest in closing or settlement of real estate transactions, for the referral of inspections or for inclusion on a list of recommended inspectors, preferred providers, or similar arrangements.

  • Inspectors shall not receive compensation for an inspection from more than one party unless agreed to by the client(s).

  • Inspectors shall not accept compensation, directly or indirectly, for recommending contractors, services, or products to inspection clients or other parties having an interest in inspected properties.

  • Inspectors shall not repair, replace, or upgrade, for compensation, systems or components covered by ASHI Standards of Practice, for one year after the inspection.  

  • Inspectors shall act in good faith toward each client and other interested parties.

  • Inspectors shall perform services and express opinions based on genuine conviction and only within their areas of education, training, or experience.

  • Inspectors shall be objective in their reporting and not knowingly understate or overstate the significance of reported conditions.

  • Inspectors shall not disclose inspection results or client information without client approval. Inspectors, at their discretion, may disclose observed immediate safety hazards to occupants exposed to such hazards, when feasible.  

  • Inspectors shall avoid activities that may harm the public, discredit themselves, or reduce public confidence in the profession.

  • Advertising, marketing, and promotion of inspectors' services or qualifications shall not be fraudulent, false, deceptive, or misleading.

  • Inspectors shall report substantive and willful violations of this Code to the Society.