Inspectors might not be able to detect water leaks hidden behind walls or under flooring, especially if they're not actively leaking during the inspection.
Some pests, such as termites or bedbugs, may not be visible during the inspection. Their presence can go unnoticed until more obvious signs appear.
Inspectors may not always identify hidden mold or mildew growth, especially if it's concealed behind walls or in inaccessible areas.
Unless there are obvious signs of electrical issues, inspectors might not uncover underlying problems like faulty wiring, improper grounding, or outdated electrical systems.
While inspectors examine the structural integrity of a property, certain problems like foundation settling or structural shifts might be missed if they're not easily visible.
Hidden plumbing issues, such as leaky pipes within walls or underground, may not be discovered unless there are clear signs like water stains or poor water pressure.
Roof inspections are typically conducted visually, which means inspectors might overlook minor issues or hidden damage that can lead to leaks or other problems.
Inspectors generally assess the grading and drainage around the property, but they may not uncover drainage issues that can cause water pooling or basement flooding.