In the home inspection industry, by the interior of the house we mean all finished surfaces, internal walls, skies and floors. As well as cabinets, doors, windows, steps and railings. The finished interior of a home includes the internal structure and its systems (plumbing and electricity) and should be designed to provide some level of comfort, visual enjoyment.
Some commonly encountered defects
Wooden windows : broken glass; Seals on glass with defective insulation; Deterioration due to moisture or insect damage; Painted closure; Failure in the frame counterweight or its rope, peeling paint; Window out of its frame and difficult to use; Broken closures or accessories, separate lane or step.
Metal windows: windows metal can rust, its operation can be difficult; the same insulation problems as other types of windows. The counterweight on aluminum windows tends to fail.
Doors : Notched frame, moisture damage or insect damage; Broken or misaligned plates or their accessories; A frame loose or detached, deteriorated or lost; Oxidized and expanded overhead; Deformed door; Panels with cracks, brushing or together; Sliding doors attached or their sliding mechanism gives problems; Broken glass or insulation seal on failing glass.
Walls and ceilings: carpeting or cracked plaster wall, stained, damaged by water off the frame, collapsed, sinking sky, peeling paint; Failure, deterioration of the substrate that holds tile.
Panels: Damaged by moisture, damaged or stained; Detached from the frame; Arched or deformed, peeling paint.
Floors: collapsed; Roughness or sagging; shrieking; Vibrations; Stripped, rotten, or insect-damaged; Without the ability to support weight; Detached from beams or subsoil; Broken ceramic tiles, stained and deteriorated cement.