Exterior Home Inspection Considerations in Costa Rica. There are climatic issues that affect the inspection considerations for the exteriors of homes in Costa Rica that do not exist in other countries. Here in Costa Rica we are located between 8 to 12 degrees from the equator, and the intense ultraviolet radiation here causes premature deterioration of many exterior building materials. Home inspectors from other countries do not know what to look for here, as they have had little exposure to construction in this region. This is one of the main reasons why it is important to hire a home inspector that has many years of construction experience in Costa Rica.
You can read the full article that was published in the Costa Rica Star. https://news.co.cr/costa-rica-home-inspections-series-exterior-necessary-part-2/52903/