1. Make sure all animals are secured. 2. Make sure all utilities are on. 3. Remove any locks on outside gates, which prevent full access to the exterior. 4. Be sure there is total and complete access to the following areas: -Electrical Panel. (Panel cover will need to be removed) -Furnace. (Furnace cover will also need to be removed) -Air conditioning compressor. -Water Heater. -Attic Space. (Inspector will need to access inside attic space) -Crawl Space. (Especially if it is inside a closet full of stored items) -All bedrooms and living areas. -All exterior surfaces, siding, decks, etc.