Purchasing a home is one of the most expensive purchases you will ever make so it is important to know what you are getting. A home consists of many complex components including structural framing, physical components, electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning systems. Wow! I thought finding the home of my dreams was a job, how can I determine what’s under the cosmetics. Sure, the bathrooms and kitchen are good looking, the wallpaper is not my taste but I can take it down along with the paneling in the playroom, but what’s happening beneath the surface, is everything cool?Why A Home Inspection Prior To Purchase? Exactly the reason why you need a competent home inspector to assist you with the evaluation of the home’s major systems.