Bonfe Inspection Checklist 

Welcome to the Bonfe Membership Plan! In addition to a 15% discount and two 40-point HVAC inspections, your plan includes a full safety inspection of one of the following systems of your choice:”



  • Gas Meter

  • Furnace

  • Gas Dryer (check connection point)

  • Check for leaks on exposed/visible gas lines

Drain and Pipe

  • Run water in every bathroom

  • Shower drainage

  • Sink drainage

  • Tub drainage

  • Ease of turning faucets on/off

  • Dripping faucets

  • Detectable P-trap leaks under sink

  • Toilet

Floor Drains/ Laundry Area

  • Visual check for leaks


  • Dishwasher (detectable leaks, check tie-in to P-Trap)

  • Garbage Disposal (age of disposal, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)


Visual Inspection Of Unit

  • Shut Off Valve (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Drain Valve (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Temperature & Pressure (T&P) Valve (proper operation, visual evidence of temperature and pressure going off)

  • Burner Assembly (clean, proper operation, steady flame)

  • Gas Shutoff (up to code, proper operation, detectable leaks)

Sump Pump

  • Pit is free of rocks and debris

  • Pump (test float, proper operation)

  • Discharge Piping (properly secured, exiting the house)

  • Check Valve (proper operation)

  • Cover

  • Back Up System (test, proper function)

Water Supply

  • Emergency Shutoffs (proper function)

  • Insulation Quality

  • Pressure Reducing Valve (proper function, water pressure is up to code)


  • Proper Flow

  • Shut Off Valve (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Back Water Valves (proper operation)

  • Clean Outs

Laundry Room

  • Faucet (properly secured)

  • Emergency Shutoffs (proper function)

  • Drain flow

  • Trap and tubular (detectable leaks)

  • Water Supplies (detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Dryer (gas supply, detectable leaks)

  • Proper ventilation

  • Visual check of outdoor termination point


  • Dishwasher Drain (proper function, up to code)

  • Garbage Disposal (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Emergency Shutoffs (proper function)

  • Ice Maker (check water line, check shut off)

  • Instant Hot (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Dishwasher Supply Line (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Trap and Tubular (detectable leaks)


  • Toilet (proper draining, proper flushing)

  • Sink (proper draining, faucet integrity & operation)

  • Tub and Shower (proper draining, faucet integrity & operation, shower head flow)

  • Diverter Assembly (proper function)

  • Caulking (cracking)

  • Trap and Tubular (detectable leaks)

  • Emergency Shutoffs (proper function)

  • Pop Up Assembly (proper operation, detectable leaks)

Wet Bar

  • Sink (proper draining)

  • Faucet (steady flow)

  • Outdoor Spigots
  • Shut Off Operation (proper operation, detectable leaks, rust/corrosion)

  • Vacuum Breaker (burst pipes, detectable leaks, visual assessment)

  • Sealed and Anchored

  • Drainable Shut Off

Water Meter

  • Meter is running

  • Detectable leaks

  • Ball Valve

  • First main house shut off

  • Second main house shut off



  • Visual inspection of outdoor receptacles (proper function, proper grounding, proper wire connection, proper wire sizing, proper GFCI function, protection from the elements meets code)

  • Visual inspection of electrical mast (rust/corrosion, mast integrity, visibly loose wires, secure connection to interior panel, secure pipe to interior panel)

  • Visual inspection of electrical meter (rust/corrosion)
  • Visual inspection of overhead wires (signs of damage, visible strain, proximity to trees/house are clear to code)

Electrical Inspection

  • Brand of panel

  • Age of panel

  • Visual inspection of main electrical panel

    • Breakers (rust/corrosion, wires secured, no loose parts, no signs of overheating, appropriate load on each breaker, correct wire size, general condition of wiring)

    • Bus Bar (rust/corrosion, discoloration/signs of overheating)

    • Insulation

  • Visual check for continuous ground(s)

    • Securely connected at both ends

    • Compliant with National Electrical Code

    • Surge protection

  • Document the service size and load needs for the home


  • All rooms

    • Check for compatibility of fixtures and lightbulbs

    • Check for flickering lights

    • Check for proper function of GFCI

    • Check receptacles and light switches for:

      • Proper function

      • Proper grounding

      • Proper wire connection

      • Proper wire sizing

    • Visual inspection of carbon monoxide detectors*

    • Visual inspection of smoke detectors*

    • Check for smooth and quiet operation of bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans

    • Visual inspection of garbage disposal wire connection

Mechanical Equipment

  • Air conditioner (wiring, breaker, disconnect condition)

  • Visual inspection of exterior condenser disconnect (rust/corrosion, loose wires, properly installed conduit)

  • Visual inspection of furnace/boiler 

  • Electric Water Heater (wiring, breaker condition, proper grounding of main water valve)

Backup Generator

  • Brand

  • Amps of transfer switch

  • Last known operation

  • Proper installation

  • Wiring condition

NOTE: Bonfe does NOT move furniture. Customers are responsible for moving any furniture necessary for technicians to access receptacles.

*Customer is responsible for replacing batteries.

Two annual HVAC inspections of your Heating & Cooling equipment are Included in all Bonfe Membership Plans:

Heating System

  • Check and Clean Burners
  • Lubricate Motor
  • Clean Pilot
  • Check Thermostat
  • Inspect Flue Pipes
  • Check Draft
  • Inspect Heat Exchanger
  • Check Filter
  • Check Safety Limit Switch
  • Check Pilot Safety
  • Check Roll Out Safety Switch
  • Check Pressure Switches
  • Check Gas Pressure
  • Check Furnace Performance
  • Test for Carbon Monoxide
  • Check Humidifier
  • Check Water Heater Drafting, Ignition Systems, Burners and Test for Carbon Monoxide

Cooling System

  • Lubricate Blower & Bearings
  • Check Fan Speed
  • Turn Off Humidifier/Close Damper
  • Check Condensate Drain
  • Check Blower Rotation
  • Check Amp Draw of Motor
  • Check Thermostat
  • Check & Clean Condenser
  • Check Operating Pressure
  • Check Suction Line Temp
  • Check Refrigerant Charge
  • Check All Safety Controls
  • Check Contactors & Relays
  • Start & Run High Voltage Storage
  • Check All Wiring Connections
  • Check Compressor
  • Check Condenser Fan Motor
  • Check Temp Drop Across Coil
  • Inspect Air to Air Exchanger Intake, Filter, Motor Operation and Set Dial to Correct Setting
  • Test Water for Hardness Levels and Softener for Proper Salt Levels
  • Check batteries of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors*

*At a height of no more than 7 ft.; customer must supply ladder if needed.

*Note: Regular maintenance and tune-ups are required on all Bonfe-installed equipment to keep their Lifetime Warranty.

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