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What do pre drywall meetings look for?

Last Updated: 27th February, 2020

Pre-Drywall Meeting. As the name suggests, this meeting takes place right before they put drywall (sheetrock) the home. The purpose of this meeting is to make sure all the framing was done correctly and that mechanicals (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, cable/network, alarm pre wire, etc) is in the correct place.

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Moreover, what should I expect at pre drywall meeting?

What to Know for a Pre DryWall Walk Through

  • Take pictures of electrical wiring, plumbing and air ducts.
  • Check placement for electrical boxes in each room.
  • Be sure the air registers are placed properly in each room.
  • Your washing machine should have a washing pan.
  • Are the doors, windows and garage doors the style & design you've chosen?

Additionally, do I need a pre drywall inspection? A Pre-drywall inspection should be completed prior to the insulation installation, but after ALL trades have completed their “ROUGH-IN” portion of the project. Each trade (i.e. electrician, plumber, HVAC etc) is required to obtain a permit, as well as the builder.

Just so, what do pre drywall inspectors look for?

An important element to a pre-drywall inspection is the inspection report.

During a pre-drywall walk-through, the areas of the house that the inspector can check include:

  • the foundation;
  • floor system;
  • roof system;
  • wall system;
  • plumbing system;
  • electrical system;
  • HVAC;
  • exterior wall covering;

How much does a pre drywall inspection cost?

Expect the pre-drywall inspection to cost $400-600 in Southeastern North Carolina. The second home inspection should be done by a licensed home inspector after the builder has completed construction and the CO has been issued.

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