What you need to know

Home Inspection

A home inspection is an evaluation of a home's condition by a trained professional.

Building Components

There are three basic types of chimneys: single-walled metal; masonry; and pre-fabricated metal


Not one of our home inspectors has ever found a perfect home… not even their own.

Welcome to NAHIPA.org

We are the Pennsylvania Chapters of the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI). Our members are dedicated to upholding the highest standards in the Home Inspection Industry.
NAHIPA Member Inspectors are accountable for following NAHI’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, as well as remaining current and compliant with all Pennsylvania Home Inspection Laws. Once you learn more about NAHIPA, we’re confident that you’ll see why choosing one of our member Inspectors is your best choice when having a home inspected in Pennsylvania.

We invite you to explore our site. We tried to make our site both helpful and informative. The section on Home Inspection Basics will explain things such as, what takes place during an inspection or things to consider when selecting a Home Inspector or finding Home Insurance.
You can also learn more about the various components that we inspect by reading our pages on Building Components, and find out more about some of the frequent problems we find while conducting a home inspection in our Defects section. There’s even a tool to help you find a NAHIPA Home Inspector in your county.
If you’d like more information, contact your local NAHIPA inspector, or use the handy form on our contact page to drop us a line. We hope you enjoy your stay.