Lot grading is one of the most important parts of the home inspection process. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most commonly missed part. When a house is being built, proper precautions must always be taken. Fixing improper lot grading after the house is built is never easy and could become quite costly. Sometimes, it cannot be fixed. If the grading is done incorrectly, there is a risk of flooding and structural damages. Water is a house’s biggest enemy. A house should be able to resist water from top to bottom and from the sides. Think of how much water a house endures during rainfall.