Crawlspace or
Basement

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The Oregon certified home inspector shall observe and describe visible structural components including:

(a) Foundation;
(b) Floors and floor structure;
(c) Walls and wall structure;
(d) Columns or piers;
(e) Ceilings and ceiling structure; and
(f) Roofs and roof structure.

(2) The Oregon certified home inspector shall:(a) Probe or sound structural components where deterioration is suspected, except where probing would damage any finished surface;

(b) Enter underfloor crawl spaces, basements, and attic spaces except when access is obstructed or restricted, when entry could damage any property, or when dangerous or adverse situations are suspected;

(c) Report the methods used to observed underfloor crawl spaces and attics; report inaccessible areas; and

(d) Report signs of abnormal or harmful water penetration into the building or signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components.