Caulking is important because is forms a seal between 2 surfaces or areas to shield water from getting into the gap (i.e. countertop backsplash, windows, bathtubs). Caulking is also used to cosmetically upgrade the project by creating a smoother transition and close gaps (i.e. baseboards, trim, moldings. You can find an instructional caulking video below.
A HOME INSPECTION IS A VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE HOME IN ITS CURRENT STATE.
IF I ARRIVE AND STORM WINDOWS ARE NOT INSTALLED I WILL JUST WRITE THEM UP AS MISSING/NOT INSTALLED. IF I SEE THEM WHEN I GET TO THE BASEMENT, I WOULD MAKE NOTE OF THEM AND THEIR LOCATION A HOME INSPECTION IS NOT A TIME FOR SNOOPING AND MOBVING WE DONT MOVE ITEMS TO ACCESS THINGS BEHIND THEM, THE SCOPE OF THE INSPECTION IS LIMITED BY WHAT WE CAN SEE. THIS IS WHY ITS VERY IMPORTANT TO MOVE ITEMS THAT MIGHT RESTRICT ACCESS TO ATTIC, CRAWLSPACE, ELECTRIC PANEL, WATER HEATER, OUTLETS,