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1234 Main St.
Greenville, South Carolina 29615
09/23/2019 9:00AM

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Minor defect - (maintenance / upgrade)
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Defect - (not working or improper)
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Material defect - (safety or major impact)

The Full Inspection Report contains information about the home as well as some maintenance suggestions. Generally speaking the report SUMMARY (which can be selected above) contains those items identified as Deficient in the opinion of the inspector. The Report Summary section is intended to help save you time, and to be a tool to assist our clients and their representative(s) in preparing a repair request, if and when applicable. THIS IS NOT A LIST OF MANDATORY REPAIRS BUT A LIST OF SUGGESTED REPAIRS OR UPGRADES. The Report Summary is intended to follow the flow of the main body of the Property Inspection Report. The order of repair priority is left up to the sole discretion of the client. You should read and understand the entire Home Inspection Report. This report contains technical information, if you do not understand or are unclear about some of the information contained in the body of this report; please call the office to arrange for a verbal consultation with your inspector.

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1 - Inspection Details / Pests

IN NI NP O
1.1 General Information X
1.2 Inspection and Site Details X
1.3 Pests Conducive Conditions X
1.4 Pests Visual Evidence X X
1.5 Natural Hazards / Concerns X
1.6 Building Permits X
General Information: Type of Building
Single Family
General Information: Occupancy
Furnished, Occupied
General Information: In Attendance
Client 1, Client's Agent

None

General Information: Introduction Notes

Congratulations on buying your new home, and thank you for choosing Apple Tree Inspections to perform your complete home inspection. The goal of this inspection and report is to put you in a better position to make an informed real estate decision. This report is a general guide and provides you with some objective information to help you make your own evaluation of the overall condition of the home and is not intended to reflect the value of the property, or to make any representation as to the advisability of purchase. Not all improvements, defects or hazards will be identified during this inspection. This inspection is not a guarantee or warranty of any kind. Apple Tree Inspections endeavors to perform all inspections in substantial compliance with InterNACHI's Standards of Practice. Please refer to the pre-inspection agreement for a full explanation of the scope of the inspection. This Home Inspection Report contains observations of those systems and components that, in the professional judgement of the inspector, are not functioning properly, significantly deficient, unsafe, or are near the end of their useful service lives. Home inspectors cannot predict future behavior, and as such, we cannot be responsible for things that occur after the inspection. No use by third parties is intended. We will not be responsible to any parties for the contents of the report, other than the party named herein. The report itself is copyrighted, and may not be used in whole or in part without Apple Tree Inspections written permission. We are available to you throughout the real estate transaction process.

Sincerely, Travis Clarke Certified Professional Inspector 

Apple Tree Inspections L.L.C. 

 (864) 501-7593 

Travis@AppleTreeInspections.com   

www.AppleTreeInspections.com

General Information: The Report Summary

The Report Summary section is intended to be a tool to assist our clients and their representative(s) in preparing a repair request, if and when applicable. THIS IS NOT A LIST OF MANDATORY REPAIRS BUT A LIST OF SUGGESTED REPAIRS OR UPGRADES. The Report Summary is intended to follow the flow of the main body of the Property Inspection Report. The order of repair priority is left up to the sole discretion of the client. This summary contains only those items identified as Deficient. You should read and understand the entire Home Inspection Report prior to completing any repair request. This report contains technical information, if you do not understand or are unclear about some of the information contained in the body of this report; please call the office to arrange for a verbal consultation with your inspector.

General Information: Definitions

Any findings / comments that are listed under "Material Defect" mean that in the opinion of the inspector, the reported item has or could have a major impact on the value or safety of the home. The client is strongly encouraged to have all material defects, further evaluated and / or repaired, by a qualified professional, or contractor. Any findings / comments that are listed under "Defect" mean, that in the opinion of the inspector, the reported item is improper or not working as intended. The client is encouraged to make a repair or correction, or to  consider consulting a specialist, for additional information. Any findings / comments that are listed under "Minor Defect" mean that in the opinion of the inspector the reported item may need a minor repair or maintenance, but the item does not appear to require immediate action. Inspected (IN) = The item, component or system was visually inspected and if no other comments were made, then it appeared to be functioning as intended allowing for normal wear and tear. Not Inspected (NI) = The item, component or system was not inspected and no representations made of whether or not it was functioning as intended and will state a reason for not inspecting. Not Present (NP) = The item, component or system is not in this home or building. Observations (O) = The item, component or system was inspected and a concern, observation and / or deficiency was found.

General Information: Perspective

For the purpose of this report, all directional references (Left, Right, Front, Back) are based on when facing the front of the structure as depicted in the cover image above.

General Information: Use of Photos and Video

Your report includes many photographs, and may also include video. Some pictures are intended as a courtesy and are added for your information. Some are to help clarify where the inspector has been, what was looked at, and the condition of the system or component at the time of the inspection. Some of the pictures may be of deficiencies or problem areas, these are to help you better understand what is documented in this report and may allow you to see areas or items that you normally would not see. Not all problem areas or conditions will be supported with photos.

Inspection and Site Details: Homeowner's Association

There were indications that the subject property may belong to a homeowners association. The homeowner's association usually maintains common areas, the landscaping and sprinklers and sometimes the exterior of the building. I suggest contacting the homeowner's association for verification and further information regarding what is maintained by the association and any homeowners fees / dues.

Pests Conducive Conditions: What We Look For (WDO)

See attached images for where we generally look for WDO (wood destroying organisms) and conducive conditions for WDO while performing a home inspection. 

Natural Hazards / Concerns: Lead Based Paint & Asbestos

Structures built prior to 1979 may contain lead-based paint and/or asbestos in various building materials such as insulation, siding, walls, and/or floor and ceiling tiles. Both lead and asbestos are known health hazards. Evaluating for the presence of lead and / or asbestos is not included in this inspection. If the client(s) are concerned, they may choose to consult with specialists as necessary, such as industrial hygienists, professional labs and / or abatement contractors for this type of evaluation. Here is a link to some helpful information on lead based paint from the EPA Article Link. Information about asbestos can be found here Article Link

General Information: What Is & What Is Not Inspected

A general home inspection is a visual noninvasive inspection, which typically includes the following parts of a home.

  • The Grading and Vegetation
  • The Roof and Gutters
  • The Exterior Wall Coverings Porches and Decks
  • The Foundation and Structure
  • The Heating Cooling and Ventilation Systems
  • The Electrical System
  • The Plumbing System
  • The Appliances Cabinets and Countertops
  • The Interior Including the Ceilings, Walls, and Floors
  • The Doors and Windows
  • The Attic and Insulation
  • The Crawlspace or Basement
  • And the Garage

 Of course, an inspector has limitations, we cannot see through walls or floors, and we cant predict the future. Sometimes an Item may work when we check it, but this does not guarantee that it will work in the future. We can only report on what we observe at the time of the inspection. Some of the items that are not normally inspected are;

  • Systems That Are Not Accessible
  • Cable, T.V. and Low Voltage Wiring
  • Wells
  • Septic Systems
  • Window Air Conditioners
  • Fences
  • Water Softeners, and Water Filters
  • Sewer Lines
  • Phone Lines
  • Clothes Washer and Dryer
  • Humidifiers or Dehumidifiers
  • Solar Heating or Solar Power Systems
  • Security Alarm Systems
  • Pools or Spas
  • And Sprinkler Systems

If you would like any of these items inspected additional arrangement should be made. You should also not rely on the inspection to report defects in cosmetic items, such as floor coverings or interior paint. A home inspection is primarily for the structural mechanical and safety items in a home.

General Information: Limited Inspection (Personal Property)

Homes or areas of the home which are furnished, contain personal property, or are otherwise occupied limit the inspectors ability to visually observe or inspect in those areas. There may be concealed defects in a home which were not readily observable at the time of the inspection.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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1.4.1 - Pests Visual Evidence

Wasps Nest

Wasp / bee nests were visible under the soffits or eves and were seen entering the soffit area. (see photos) I suggest removal of any nests and sealing entry points.

2 - Home-Site / Grading & Vegetation

IN NI NP O
2.1 General Information X
2.2 Building Lot Grading X X
2.3 Trees and Vegetation X X
2.4 Driveways and Walkways X
2.5 Fences / Gates / Retaining Walls X
General Information: Introduction Notes

Inspection of the home site typically includes: adequate surface drainage, driveway and walkways, window wells, potential tree problems, and retaining wall conditions that may affect the home structure. Note: The General Home Inspection does not include inspection of landscape irrigation systems, fencing or swimming pools / spas unless pre-arranged as ancillary inspections.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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2.2.1 - Building Lot Grading

Improve Drainage

Ideally, the finish grading would slope away from the house 6 inches in the first 10 feet. Proper slope provides a way for surface runoff water to drain safely away from the structure and foundation. Consider improving the grading to help prevent or correct any water-related issues.  (see the attached photos) Another possible solution is adding a drainage system such as a french drain. (Maintenance Suggestion)

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2.3.1 - Trees and Vegetation

Trim Tree Limbs / Roof

Tree limbs (as shown in the attached images) should be kept trimmed away from the home to help prevent damage to the roof and eaves. I did not observe any damage to the house in this area. Pruning trees is a preventive maintenance suggestion. Here is a link to a helpful article online Tree Branches Over Roof

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2.3.2 - Trees and Vegetation

Trim Vegetation From Exterior Wall

I recommend trimming back the vegetation, which is close to or touching the home because it can hold moisture against the building and may cause damage to the building materials. Dense foliage also limits the inspector's ability to observe the exterior surfaces in these areas visually. I did not see any damage from the vegetation at the time of the inspection.

Tools Handyman/DIY

3 - Roof & Roof Drainage System

IN NI NP O
3.1 General Information X
3.2 Roof Drainage Systems X X
3.3 Underlayment X
3.4 Roof Flashings X
3.5 Roof Penetrations & Plumbing Vents X X
3.6 Chimney(s) at Roof & Skylights X
3.7 Asphalt Shingles X
General Information: Roof Covering Material
Asphalt
General Information: Inspection Method
Walked the Roof
Asphalt Shingles: Layers
1+ Layer
General Information: Introduction Notes

The roof inspection portion of the General Home Inspection will not be as comprehensive as an inspection performed by a qualified roofing contractor. Because of variations in installation requirements of the huge number of different roof-covering materials installed over the years, the General Home Inspection does not include confirmation of proper installation. Home Inspectors are trained to identify common deficiencies and to recognize conditions that require evaluation by a specialist in the time allotted. Inspection of the roof typically includes visual evaluation of the roof structure, roof-covering materials, flashing, and roof penetrations like chimneys, mounting hardware for roof-mounted equipment, attic ventilation devices, ducts for evaporative coolers, and combustion and plumbing vents. The roof inspection does not include leak-testing and will not certify or warranty the roof against future leakage. An inspector is normally not able to find / identify leaks unless they are actually occurring at the time of the inspection. The roof covering materials should be inspected annually as part of a routine maintenance plan.

Roof Drainage Systems: Yankee Gutter Installed

A Yankee gutter was installed (at the location shown in the attached image) to divert water away from the walkway. 

Underlayment: # 15 Felt Paper

The roof had #15 felt paper installed as water-resistant underlayment beneath roof-covering materials. The underlayment was inspected in representative areas only. Most of this membrane was hidden beneath roof-covering materials and was not inspected.

Asphalt Shingles: Dimensional - Architectural

The roof was covered with laminated fiberglass composition asphalt shingles. Laminated shingles are composed of multiple layers bonded together. Laminated shingles are also called "architectural" or "laminated" shingles. Composition shingles are composed of a fiberglass mat embedded in asphalt and covered with ceramic-coated mineral granules. Shingles with multiple layers bonded together are usually more durable than shingles composed of a single layer.

General Information: Life Expectancy

Life expectancy of the roofing covering materials is not covered by this home inspection report. If any concerns exist about the roof covering life expectancy or potential for future problems, a roofing specialist should be consulted. This inspection does not determine the insurability of the roof. Roof covering materials are inspected according to current InterNACHI Standards of Practice.

Underlayment: Underlayment Disclaimer, Edges Only

The underlayment was hidden beneath the roof-covering material. The inspector was able to view edges only at representative areas around the perimeter of the roof. 

Roof Flashings: Not Visible

Most or all of the roof flashing was not visible due to roofing materials installed.

Chimney(s) at Roof & Skylights not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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3.2.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Upgrade With Rain Gutters

Drainage could improve with the installation of rain gutters. Gutters are encouraged (as an optional upgrade) because they collect rainwater from the roof and direct it away from the building.

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3.5.1 - Roof Penetrations & Plumbing Vents

Paint Plumbing Vents

PVC plumbing vents are susceptible to premature degradation from sunlight and exposure to UV radiation. Consider painting the roof plumbing vents or wrapping them with an appropriate protective material to extend the life of the vents. (Preventative Maintenance Suggestion). Here is a link to a helpful article online Paint Vents

4 - Home Exterior

IN NI NP O
4.1 General Information X X
4.2 Exterior Siding X X
4.3 Trim, Soffits & Fascia X X
4.4 Brick, Stone or Masonry X
4.5 Exterior Wall Flashings X
4.6 Porch(s) X
4.7 Deck(s) X
4.8 Exterior Stairs X
4.9 Patio X
4.10 Balcony X
4.11 Chimney X
General Information: Exterior Wall Covering Material
Fiber Cement
Trim, Soffits & Fascia: Trim Material
Fiber Cement
Trim, Soffits & Fascia: Soffit / Fascia Material
Wood
General Information: Introduction Notes

Inspection of the home exterior typically includes: exterior wall covering materials, window and door exteriors, adequate surface drainage, driveway and walkways, window wells, exterior electrical components, exterior plumbing components, potential tree problems, and retaining wall conditions that may affect the home structure. 

Exterior Siding: Fiber Cement

Exterior walls were covered with a cementicious lapped siding. This siding is of high durability, stability, and fire resistance.

General Information: New Paint

Freshly painted or repaired exterior materials including wall coverings / windows / doors / trim / decks may conceal defects that would otherwise be observed.

Brick, Stone or Masonry not present.

Deck(s) not present.

Balcony not present.

Chimney not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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4.1.1 - General Information

Loose Conduit

An electrical conduit for the home has pulled away from the building and is not adequately secured. (see photos) I recommend a correction to help protect the wiring and connections.

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4.2.1 - Exterior Siding

Damaged Siding

There is a very small area of damage to the exterior siding (shown in the attached images).

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4.3.1 - Trim, Soffits & Fascia

Damaged Trim

There is some damage or deterioration to the exterior trim (mainly shown in the attached images). Consider repair or replacement as needed.

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5 - Doors & Windows

IN NI NP O
5.1 General Information X
5.2 Windows From (Exterior) X X
5.3 Exterior Doors X X
5.4 Door Hardware X
5.5 Interior Doors X X
5.6 Windows From (Interior) X X
5.7 Storm / Sliding Glass Doors X
5.8 Skylights X
Windows From (Interior): Window Type (Material)
Vinyl Double Pane
Windows From (Interior): Window Type (Operation)
Single-hung
General Information: Introduction Notes

The doors and windows were inspected according to today's InterNACHI Standards of Practice. The general home inspection of the doors and windows typically includes:

  • The Doors (operation, condition and hardware)
  • The Windows (operation, condition and hardware)
  • Door & Window Trim


Exterior Doors: Door Stop Missing

All exterior doors should have doorstops installed to help prevent damage to adjacent interior wall coverings.

Interior Doors: Door Stop(s) Missing

All interior doors should have doorstops installed to help prevent damage to adjacent interior wall coverings.

General Information: New Paint

Freshly painted or repaired exterior / interior materials including windows / doors / trim, may conceal defects that would otherwise be observed.

Windows From (Interior): Lost Seals

Signs of lost seals in the thermal pane windows may appear and disappear as temperature and humidity changes. Some windows with lost seals may not be evident at the time of this inspection. Windows are checked in a non-exhaustive manner for obvious fogging. When lost thermal pane window seals were noted, we recommend all windows be rechecked by a window specialist for further evaluation.


Storm / Sliding Glass Doors not present.

Skylights not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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5.2.1 - Windows From (Exterior)

Damaged or Missing Window Screens

I observed damaged or missing screens at one or more windows. (see photos) Window screens help prevent insects from entering the home and protect the glass from minor damage.

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5.3.1 - Exterior Doors

Door Hits / Sticks

One or more interior doors (mainly shown in the attached images) rub, hit, or stick in the frame and required repair or adjustment at the time of the inspection. Here is a link to a helpful article online Article Link

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5.6.1 - Windows From (Interior)

Difficult to Operate (Vinyl Window)

Some of the vinyl windows in the home were stiff and challenging to open, close, or lock. Often, a good cleaning and an application of spray silicone to the vinyl frames can improve the operation of the windows.

6 - Home Interior

IN NI NP O
6.1 General Information X
6.2 Walls X
6.3 Floors X
6.4 Ceilings X
6.5 Interior Trim X
6.6 Cabinets X X
6.7 Counter-Tops X
6.8 Stairway & Railing(s) X
Cabinets: Cabinetry Material
Wood
Counter-Tops : Countertop Material
Granite
General Information: Introduction Notes

The interior of the home was inspected according to today's InterNACHI Standards of Practice. Note: Although the inspector may choose to make a note of one or more cosmetic items, as a courtesy to the client, COSMETIC CONDITIONS are NOT a part of a standard home inspection. A home inspector is primarily concerned with (FUNCTION, STRUCTURE, AND SAFETY) The general home inspection of the home interior typically includes:

  • Interior Trim
  • Interior Walls (primarily structural inspection)
  • Interior Floors (primarily structural inspection)
  • Interior Ceilings (primarily structural inspection)
  • Cabinets
  • Counter-tops
  • Stairways & Railings (condition and safety)

NOTE: Mold / Indoor Air Quality testing is an ADDITIONAL service / inspection offered by Apple Tree Inspections, and is NOT included in a standard home inspection. Unless this additional service has been added, it was specifically declined by the client. 

General Information: New Paint

Freshly painted or repaired interior materials including walls / ceilings  / trim, may conceal defects that would otherwise be observed.

Cabinets: Cabinets Limited View

Cabinets which are filled with personal property limit the inspectors ability to perform a visual inspection. Personal property may conceal defects which might otherwise be observable. 

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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6.6.1 - Cabinets

Cabinets Damaged

There was damage observed to the kitchen cabinets in one area. (see the attached images) This condition did not affect the operation of the cabinet door. 

7 - Appliances & Ventilation

IN NI NP O
7.1 General Information X
7.2 Food Waste Disposal X X
7.3 Dishwasher X X
7.4 Built-in Microwave X
7.5 Range / Oven Combination X X
7.6 Refrigerator X
7.7 Cooktop X
7.8 Wall Oven X
7.9 Ventilation - Kitchen / Other X
7.10 Bath Fans & Dryer Vent X X
Range / Oven Combination: Range / Oven Energy Source
Electric
Ventilation - Kitchen / Other: Exhaust Hood Type
Microwave Re-Circulate
Bath Fans & Dryer Vent: Dryer / Bath Venting
Dryer Metal, Bathroom Vented
General Information: Introduction Notes

The general home inspection does not include any type of appliance warranty or guarantee. The inspection of the appliances may show them to be operating adequately at the time of the inspection. This does not guarantee the future life or failure of the appliance. Pictures of the manufacture labels were taken for each appliance if they could be found, and these pictures are in the corresponding section which follow. The purpose of the pictures is to provide the home owner the information needed to check for any recall notices from the appliance manufacture.

Food Waste Disposal: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Dishwasher: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Dishwasher: Dishwasher Drain Line
Drain Not Looped

A loop or anti-siphon device at the dishwasher is important because if not installed, water from the sink can siphon and flood through the dishwasher

Built-in Microwave: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Range / Oven Combination: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Refrigerator: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Ventilation - Kitchen / Other: Range Hood / Microwave Re-Circulation

The range hood or microwave did not exhaust to the outside but re-circulated air through cleanable filters.

General Information: Appliances Not Inspected

Refrigerators, washers and dryers, ice makers, wine coolers and whole house vacuums are outside the scope of this home inspection and if present, these appliances were not inspected.

Range / Oven Combination: Limited Inspection

The General Home Inspection testing of ovens does not include testing of all oven features but is limited to confirmation of bake and broil features. You might consider asking the seller about the functionality of any other features.

Cooktop not present.

Wall Oven not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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7.2.1 - Food Waste Disposal

Disposal Leaking

I observed a leak at the garbage disposal that appeared to be the result of poor attachment at the sink drain or drain line connection. (see photos) I recommend a correction to help prevent water damage to the cabinet and surrounding materials.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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7.3.1 - Dishwasher

No Anti-Siphon Device (Loop)

An anti-siphon loop was not visible at the dishwasher drain line. (see photos) This is a concern because water from the sink can potentially siphon and flood through the dishwasher. Some newer dishwashers may have a built in anti siphon device directly behind the dishwasher. This is a simple and inexpensive item to verify and / or correct if needed. 

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7.5.1 - Range / Oven Combination

Range Anti - Tip Bracket

I recommend that the range be fastened to the floor with a anti tip bracket. An anti tip bracket is a safety device installed on the back leveling foot of the range. It is intended to prevent the range from tipping over if a child were to stand on the open oven door. Here is an link to a helpful article online Article Link

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7.10.1 - Bath Fans & Dryer Vent

Dryer Vent Cleaning

I recommend removing all lint and other debris from the dryer vent cover and ductwork. Although cleaning the dryer vent is a relatively minor maintenance item, it is labeled red because lint accumulation is a safety concern. Here is a link to a helpful article online Article Link

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8 - Plumbing System & Fixtures

IN NI NP O
8.1 General Information / Water Main X
8.2 Exterior Plumbing X
8.3 Kitchen Sink / Faucet X X
8.4 Lavatories / Faucet X X
8.5 Tubs, Showers & Enclosures X X
8.6 Toilets X X
8.7 Laundry Room Plumbing X
8.8 Water Heater & Controls X
8.9 Water Heater Safety Devices X
8.10 Water Supply & Distribution System X X
8.11 Drain, Waste, & Vent System X
8.12 Gas / Fuel Distribution System X
General Information / Water Main: Main Water Supply Material
CPVC
Water Heater & Controls: Location
Utility Room
Water Heater & Controls: Power Source
Electric
Water Heater & Controls: Capacity / Type
50-60 Gallons
Water Supply & Distribution System: Water Supply Pipe Material
CPVC
Drain, Waste, & Vent System: Waste Pipe Materials / System
PVC
General Information / Water Main: Introduction Notes

The visible water supply system plumbing was inspected according to today's InterNACHI Standards of Practice. Portions of the plumbing system that were concealed by finishes, stored items, below grade or in or under the foundation were not visible and were not inspected. Inspection of the plumbing system typically includes a visual examination of;

  • Water supply pipes;
  • Drain, waste and vent (DWV) system;
  • Water heater (type, condition and operation);
  • Sewage disposal system (designation as public or private);
  • Gas system; and
  • Sump pump (if present) confirmation of installation / operation.

The general home inspection does not include any type of plumbing system or component warranty or guarantee. The inspection of the plumbing system and equipment may show them to be operating adequately at the time of the inspection. This does not guarantee the future life or failure of the system, component, or equipment.

General Information / Water Main: Location of Main Water Shut Off
Utility Room

Sometimes the only readily accessible water shut off is at the main water meter outside. The meter is usually in the front yard by the street and has a small access cover. I recommend purchasing a Water Key Tool so that water can quickly be turned off at the meter in case of a plumbing emergency. The tool is inexpensive and can be found at most hardware stores. 

General Information / Water Main: Water Supply / Waste Water (Source)
Public Water Supply, Public Sewer System

The inspector does his or her best to determine if the home is serviced by a public or private system. On occasion, this information is not readily apparent. I suggest carefully reading the sellers disclosure, asking the seller, and / or further investigation if needed.  

Exterior Plumbing: Water Pressure
80-90 psi

Water pressure below 40 psi or above 80 psi is improper and should be further evaluated and corrected as needed. 

Water Heater & Controls: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

I recommend flushing & servicing your water heater tank annually for optimal performance. Water temperature should be set to at least 120 degrees F to kill microbes and no higher than 130 degrees F to prevent scalding.

Water Heater & Controls: Inspected OK

The water heating equipment was inspected according to today's InterNachi Standards of Practice and was performing as intended at the time of the inspection.

Drain, Waste, & Vent System: Public Sewer System

The home was connected to the public sewage system. A main sewer pipe in the street that served the community was gravity fed from the home sewer system through a main sewer pipe.

General Information / Water Main: Concealed Plumbing

Slab construction prevents visual inspection of plumbing located in or below concrete slabs. Plumbing concealed in foundations, below grade, under flatwork, under decks, inside walls, in attics, between ceilings, insulated, in crawl spaces or concealed by other finishes are outside the scope of a home inspection.

Water Heater Safety Devices: TPR Inspected Not Tested

The water heating equipment TPR valve was inspected and verified but was not tested. It is common for TPR Drain valves to fail under testing and leak water.

Drain, Waste, & Vent System: Most Not Visible

Most drain, waste and vent pipes were not visible due to wall, ceiling and floor coverings.

Gas / Fuel Distribution System not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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8.3.1 - Kitchen Sink / Faucet

Water Damage Kitchen Sink Cabinet

I found water damage inside the kitchen sink base cabinet. (see photos) I observed an active leak at the time of the inspection and detected elevated moisture levels upon testing with a moisture meter. I recommend repairing the leak as soon as possible to help prevent further damage.

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8.4.1 - Lavatories / Faucet

Sink Slow To Drain

The bathroom sink(s) (shown in the attached images) was slow to drain. This condition is usually the result of a partially clogged p-trap. I suggest cleaning the p-trap under the sink. If drainage does not improve after ensuring that the p-trap is clear, you may wish to have this condition investigated by a plumbing contractor.

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8.4.2 - Lavatories / Faucet

Drain Stop Missing / Inoperable

The bathroom sink(s) drain stop was missing or not operating as intended at the time of the inspection. (see photos) Here is an link to a helpful article online Article Link 

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8.5.1 - Tubs, Showers & Enclosures

Bath Tub Slow To Drain

The bathtub(s) (shown in the attached images) was slow to drain. This condition is usually the result of a partially clogged p-trap. If drainage does not improve after ensuring that the p-trap is clear, you may wish to have this condition investigated by a plumbing contractor.

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8.5.2 - Tubs, Showers & Enclosures

Shower Low Water Pressure

The water pressure at the shower head (shown in the attached images) was low. Water pressure was adequate at the other plumbing fixtures in the home, indicating a localized problem. I recommend cleaning or replacing the shower head. If this does not resolve the issue, service by a qualified plumbing contractor may be required.  Here is a link to a helpful article online Article Link

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8.6.1 - Toilets

Toilet Loose at Floor

The toilet (shown in the attached images) is loose at the floor and should be secured appropriately. When the base of a toilet moves, the wax seal can break and cause moisture-related damage. I observed no water damage in this area at the time of the inspection. Here is a link to a helpful article online Toilet Loose

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8.10.1 - Water Supply & Distribution System

Improper Repair

There were indications of an improper plumbing repair observed at the time of the inspection. (see photos) Repairs performed with inappropriate materials or methods may fail and cause water damage to the home. I recommend immediate correction by a qualified professional. 

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

9 - Electrical System & Fixtures

IN NI NP O
9.1 General Information X
9.2 Electrical Meter & Service Entrance Conductors X
9.3 Grounding & Bonding X
9.4 Main Electrical Panel X
9.5 Circuits, Breakers & Fuses X
9.6 Branch Wiring X
9.7 Light Fixtures / Switches & Disconnects X X
9.8 Receptacles (Outlets) X
9.9 GFCI & AFCI Protection X
9.10 Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors X
Electrical Meter & Service Entrance Conductors: Service Entrance
Underground
Main Electrical Panel : Main Panel Location
Laundry Room
Main Electrical Panel : Panel Amperage
150 AMP
Branch Wiring: Branch Wiring Material - Method
NM Romex
Light Fixtures / Switches & Disconnects : Door Bell Installed
No
Electrical Meter & Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Meter Locatioin
Right
General Information: Introduction Notes

The visible electrical system and fixtures were inspected according to today's InterNACHI's Standards of Practice. Portions of the electrical system that were concealed or not visible at the time of the inspection are not inspected. The general home inspection does not include any type of electrical system warranty or guarantee. Inspection is limited to a basic visual evaluation and operation using normal controls. Report comments are limited to identification of common requirements and deficiencies.

Grounding & Bonding: Grounding
Grounding Electrodes

The earth grounding system uses a wire to connect the service box to the earth with water pipes, grounding rods, etc. This is primarily to discharge surges in the electrical system from static electricity and lightning strikes. It also serves as a protection in the event of a ground fault, or short circuit. 

Main Electrical Panel : Panel Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Light Fixtures / Switches & Disconnects : Doorbell Not Installed

There was no doorbell installed to this home. Wireless doorbells exist and could easily be installed if desired. 

GFCI & AFCI Protection: GFCI Outlets Information

For safety reasons it is  recommended that receptacles located in basements, crawlspaces, garages, the home exterior, and interior receptacles located within 6 feet of a plumbing fixture be provided with ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection in good working order to help avoid potential electric shock or electrocution hazards.

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Smoke / CO Detectors Inspected
Smoke Detectors Present
Branch Wiring: Concealed Electrical Components

Electrical components concealed behind finished surfaces or under insulation are not inspected. The inspection does not include remote control devices, alarm systems, low voltage wiring, ancillary wiring or intercoms.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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9.7.1 - Light Fixtures / Switches & Disconnects

Light Fixture(s) Inoperable

One or more light fixtures, or light bulbs, did not turn on when I flipped the light switch. (see the attached images for representative examples) Most likely, new light bulbs are needed. If after replacing the light bulb, it still fails to respond, I suggest that the fixture be evaluated and corrected as required by a qualified professional.

10 - Heating & Cooling

IN NI NP O
10.1 General Information X
10.2 Exterior A.C. (Compressor) X
10.3 Condensate X X
10.4 Furnace Equipment X
10.5 Flues - Exhaust, & Combustion Air X
10.6 Distribution System X
10.7 Fireplace(s) X
Exterior A.C. (Compressor): Air Conditioner Type
Heat Pump, Central Air Conditioning Split System, 2 Exterior A.C. Compressors
Furnace Equipment: Energy Source/Type
Electric
Distribution System: Ductwork Insulation
Insulated
General Information: Thermostat Location
Hallway
General Information: Introduction Notes

The general home inspection does not include any type of heating / cooling system warranty or guarantee and will not be as thorough or exhaustive as a specialist would typically perform. The inspection of the heating / cooling system may show the unit(s) to be operating adequately at the time of the inspection. This does not guarantee the future life or failure of the equipment. Inspection of heating / cooling systems by a general home inspector is limited to a basic visual evaluation and operation using normal controls. Report comments are limited to identification of common requirements and deficiencies. If the client is concerned, consider having the heating / cooling equipment cleaned, evaluated and serviced by a specialist. As part of ongoing home maintenance, I recommend that all HVAC equipment be serviced on an annual basis. 

Exterior A.C. (Compressor): Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Exterior A.C. (Compressor): Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Condensate: General Information

Air conditioners and high efficiency gas furnaces produce condensate which must be properly discharged. 

Furnace Equipment: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Furnace Equipment: Appliance Information Pictures

Pictures Showing information for records and to check for possible recalls. 

Manufacture

Model #

Serial Number

Plate Data

Furnace Equipment: Heat Exchanger

Inspection of the heat exchanger is not possible without disassembly of the unit in most heating equipment systems. Inspection of the heat exchanger is beyond the scope of a home inspection. No guarantee can be made on the heat exchangers life expectancy. Normal service and maintenance of the heating equipment is recommended annually by a qualified cooling equipment specialist.

Flues - Exhaust, & Combustion Air: Chimney / Flue Maintenance

Most homeowners are aware of the need for chimney cleaning and inspection if they own a wood-burning stove or regularly use their fireplace, but many don't realize that a gas heating appliance-whether it is a furnace, boiler or even a hot water heater-also relies on the chimney for proper venting of the exhaust. Appliances fueled by natural gas or propane may not produce the visible soot that appliances burning other fuels do, but they can deposit corrosive substances in the chimney. In many cases, these acids may wreak havoc on the chimney without producing any external symptoms until the problem has become dangerous or expensive to repair.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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10.3.1 - Condensate

Condensate Line At Foundation

I suggest adding an extension to the condensate drip line or placing a splash block underneath it to help safely move this water away from the home and foundation. (see photos) Here is a link to a helpful article online Article Link (Preventive maintenance suggestion)

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10.3.2 - Condensate

Secondary Condensate Drain Pan Rust / Stains

The auxiliary or secondary drain pan located under the furnace or air handler had water staining, discoloration and rust build up (see photos). This condition indicates that the container holds water at times. It's possible that the staining/rust is from a past problem which was corrected. I suggest asking the seller about this condition. I recommend that a qualified professional evaluate the cooling equipment make any repairs which may be required. The air conditioner performed as expected at the time of the inspection. Here is a link to a helpful article online Article Link 

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11 - Insulation & Attic

IN NI NP O
11.1 General Information / Access X X
11.2 Attic General X X
11.3 Attic Insulation X
11.4 Attic Ventilation X
11.5 Wall Insulation X
11.6 Crawlspace Insulation X
11.7 Basement Insulation X
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Batt, Fiberglass
Wall Insulation: Insulation Type
Batt, Fiberglass
General Information / Access: Introduction Notes

Inspection of the attic and insulation typically includes visual examination of the following:

  • Roof structure (framing and sheathing)
  • Attic space ventilation
  • Thermal insulation
  • Electrical components (wiring, outlets, switches and lighting)
  • Plumbing components (supply and vent pipes, bathroom vent terminations) 
  • HVAC components (drip pans, ducts, condensate and TPR discharge pipes)

There are always parts of the attic which are not visible or accessible because of the lack of adequate headroom and / or concealment by the attic insulation. The attic inspection is limited to what is viable and accessible at the time of the inspection. 

Attic Insulation: Depth of Insulation
6 - 8 Inches

Blown in insulation has an approximate R value of 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 per inch of insulation. 

Attic Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Ridge Vents

Proper roof ventilation reduces heat in the summer and helps prevent condensation in the winter. Reducing the heat in the attic with proper ventilation also usually helps extend the life of the roofing materials. Normally it is best to evenly distribute half of the vents near the peak, and the other half near the bottom at the soffit. This creates a convective airflow from bottom to top. 

Wall Insulation: 2x4 Walls

There were indications that the exterior walls were framed with 2x4 studs providing cavities for thermal insulation approximately 3 1/2 inches thick. Typically, this would provide an R-value of R-11- R 13

Wall Insulation: Not Visible

Exterior wall insulation was concealed by exterior and interior wall finishes and was not visible at the time of the inspection. 

Crawlspace Insulation not present.

Basement Insulation not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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11.1.1 - General Information / Access

Attic Ladder Not Insulated

The attic access ladder cover was not insulated. Consider insulating the ladder to reduce unwanted heat loss/gain. I have shown one possible solution in the attached image.

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11.1.2 - General Information / Access

Attic Hatch Lid Not Insulated

The attic access hatch cover (as shown in the attached images) was not insulated. Consider insulating the attic access hatch cover to help reduce unwanted heat loss/gain.

12 - Garage / Carport

IN NI NP O
12.1 General Information X
12.2 Fire Separation Walls & Ceiling X
12.3 Garage Floor X
12.4 Garage Overhead Door X
12.5 Garage Door Opener X
General Information: Type
Detached, 1-Car
Garage Floor: Source Of Ignition
None
Garage Overhead Door: Material
Steel/Metal/Aluminum
General Information: Introduction Notes

Inspection of the garage typically includes: 

  • The fire / smoke separation wall between the garage and home
  • The doors including the fire rated door from garage to home (operation / condition and hardware)
  • The windows (operation condition and hardware)
  • Interior walls (primarily structural inspection)
  • Interior floors (primarily structural inspection)
  • Interior ceilings (primarily structural inspection)
  • Garage overhead door (operation and safety)
  • Garage door opener
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations

13 - Crawlspace / Basement

IN NI NP O
13.1 General Information X
13.2 Crawlspace General X
13.3 Crawlspace Moisture (Interior) X
13.4 Basement General X
13.5 Basement Moisture (Interior) X
13.6 Sump Pump X
General Information: Introduction Notes

The crawlspace / basement was inspected according to today's InterNACHI Standards of Practice. Inspection of the crawlspace and / or basement typically includes:

  • Structure (Foundation and Framing)
  • Moisture related problems / vapor barrier
  • Ventilation
  • Thermal insulation
  • Electrical components: (wiring, outlets, switches and lighting)
  • Plumbing components: (supply and waste pipes, water heater and TPR discharge pipes if present) and
  • HVAC components in present (furnace, condensate, and duct work)
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations

14 - Foundation & Structure

IN NI NP O
14.1 General Information X
14.2 Foundation Exterior Structure X
14.3 Roof Exterior Structure X
14.4 Wall Structure - Exterior / Bearing X
14.5 Floor / Ceiling Structure (Framing) X
14.6 Roof Interior Structure (Framing) X
14.7 Foundation Interior Structure X
14.8 Crawlspace Framing Structure X
14.9 Basement Framing Structure X
Foundation Exterior Structure: Foundation Type
Slab on Grade
Foundation Exterior Structure: Material
Concrete
Floor / Ceiling Structure (Framing): Floor / Ceiling Joist Type
Unable To Determine
Roof Interior Structure (Framing): Roof Sheeting
OSB (Oriented Strand Board)
Foundation Exterior Structure: Monolithic Slab Foundation

The home was constructed on a monolithic slab foundation.

General Information: Introduction Notes

The General Home Inspection includes inspection of the home structural elements that were readily visible at the time of the inspection. This typically includes the foundation, exterior walls, floor structures and roof structure. Much of the home structure is hidden behind exterior and interior roof, floor, wall, and ceiling coverings, or is buried underground. Because the General Home Inspection is limited to visual and non-invasive methods, this report may not identify all structural deficiencies. Upon observing indications that structural problems may exist that are not readily visible, the inspector may recommend an inspection, testing, or evaluation by a specialist that may include invasive measures.

Foundation Exterior Structure: Foundation Notes

Future performance of the structure can not be predicted or warranted. This inspection is one of first impressions and the inspector was not provided with any historical information pertaining to the structural integrity of the inspected real property. The inspectors opinion is based on visual observations of the accessible and unobstructed areas of the structure at the time of the inspection. Opinions are based on general observations made without the use of specialized tools or procedures, therefore the opinions are based on general apparent conditions and not of absolute fact and are only good for the date and time of this inspection. The inspection of the foundation may show it to be providing adequate support for the structure or having movement typical to this region at the time of the inspection. This does not guarantee the future life or failure of the foundation. The inspector is not a structural engineer. This inspection is not an engineering report or evaluation and should not be considered one, either expressed or implied. If any cause of concern is noted on this report, or if you want further evaluation, you should consider an evaluation by a Structural Engineer or your choice. Foundations are inspected according to today's InterNACHI Standards of Practice.

Roof Interior Structure (Framing): Roof Trusses

The roof of the home was framed using manufactured roof trusses. Manufactured roof trusses are designed by a structural engineer and prefabricated in a manufacturing facility under controlled conditions before being trucked to a home site. Truss designs and their installation specifications are specific to individual home structures and confirming proper installation lies beyond the scope of the general Home Inspection. Roof trusses should never be cut or structurally altered in any way.  Using the truss interior attic area for storage may place improper structural loads on parts of the trusses not designed to support those loads and should be avoided.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations

15 - Radon Testing

IN NI NP O
15.1 General Information X
15.2 Monitor Type X
15.3 Radon X
General Information: Monitor Location
Main Level
General Information: Start Time
12:35

Radon tests are set to run continuously for 48 hours. 

Monitor Type: Radon Machine

AirThings Pro Corentium

Monitor Type: Serial Number (1)

2700007281

General Information: Radon Test Explanation

Radon explanation

The home is located in an area known to have radon. Radon is a colorless, naturally occurring, radioactive gas which is formed deep underground from the decay of uranium. Lighter than air, radon rises through cracks and fissures in the ground and may enter a home living space through a crawlspace, basement or slab-on-grade. The only foundation type which will not allow radon to accumulate is a raised foundation through which natural air movement occurs freely.  Because radon levels are related to the structure of the soil beneath the home, they are home site specific and may vary widely among homes which are closely situated. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA), radon causes 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year in the United States (U.S.). and in the U.S., radon is the second most frequent cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking. Radon-induced lung cancer is thought to be the 6th leading cause of cancer death overall. Mitigation techniques are available which are typically effective. I suggest that you  negotiate with the seller for the cost of any needed mitigation. 

General Information: Radon Test Underway

A radon test was underway at the time this report was generated. A testing device was located at the location shown in the attached image.

Radon: EPA Resources

This report includes test results from a radon-testing device that records the levels of radon gas in an air sample. The actual radon levels in the home may vary depending on many factors including, time, temperature, season, barometric pressure, ventilation, and other factors.

Homes tested using the EPAs protocol should not be mitigated on the basis of a single short term test as used for real estate transactions under EPA protocols. A follow-up test is necessary for mitigation decision making regardless of the initial test result.

Consulting with a professional radon mitigation specialist is your best option for retesting if there is a concern for mitigation to reducing the level of radon in the home.

EPA recommends that you should fix your home if the radon level is equal to or greater than 4 pCi/L (the Action Level) and consider fixing your home it the radon level is equal to or greater than 2 pCi/L.

Homes should be checked every few years to make sure homes are lower than the 4pCi/L level set by the EPA, whether or not you have a mitigation system.

More information can be found directly at the EPA's website. 

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations

16 - Photo Journal / Conclusion

IN NI NP O
16.1 General Information X
16.2 Conclusion X
General Information: Photo Journal Explanation

The pictures in this section are intended as a courtesy and are added for your information only and are not intended to show defects. Some pictures are to help clarify where the inspector has been, what was looked at, and the condition of the system or component at the time of the inspection. Some of the pictures are to help you better understand what is documented in this report and may allow you to see areas or items that you normally would not see.

Photo Journal Information

The Photo Journal in this section is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to show defects and/or deficiencies.

Exterior Home Pictures
Landscaping and Features
Roof Pictures
Interior Main Floor Pictures
Interior Upper Floor Pictures


                 

                 

                 

                 

Interior Garage Pictures
Interior Attic Pictures
Thermal Images Interior

Thermal images included in this inspection report are provided as a courtesy, are limited to certain portions of the home. The inspector chooses the portions of the home to be scanned or photographed and photographs are included in the report at the Inspector's sole discretion.

Conclusion: Report Conclusion

We are proud of our service, and trust that you will be happy with the quality of our report. We have made every effort to provide you with an accurate assessment of the condition of the property and its components and to alert you to any significant defects or adverse conditions. However, we may not have tested every outlet, and opened every window and door, or identified every problem. We work hard to perform the best inspection we can with the access / visibility restrictions we face, and within the relatively short time which is allotted for the inspection. Also because our inspection is essentially visual, latent defects could exist. We can not see behind or through walls, floors or ceilings. Therefore, you should not regard our inspection as a guarantee or warranty. It is simply a report on the general condition of a property at a given point in time. As a homeowner, you should expect routine maintenance, items needing repair, and / or other problems to occur. Roofs will leak, basements may have water problems, and systems may fail without warning. We can not predict future events. It is simply not reasonable to expect a general home inspection to eliminate all risks of home ownership. For these reasons, you should keep a comprehensive insurance policy current. A home inspector is a generalist. When appropriate a home inspector may recommend further evaluation or correction by a specialist. This would be similar to a general family doctor recommending further evaluation by a cardiologist for example. A specialist will be able to perform a more complete, thorough and exhaustive evaluation than a general home inspector, and will likely also be able to provide solutions and / or cost estimates for any repairs which may be needed. We recommend that the client obtain at least 2 professional opinions / evaluations for any larger or significant items. When a specialist is recommended by us to evaluate and / or correct a specific item, we also recommend that they check for other related repairs which may be needed at that time. A specialist can often identify issues which may be beyond the scope of a general home inspection. The client is further encouraged to have additional inspections performed by specialists, such as a structural engineer, an electrician, or a roofing contractor, to further evaluate any component or system in the home with which the client may be concerned. This report was written exclusively for our Client. It is not transferable to other people. The report is only supplemental to a seller's disclosure. Thank you for taking the time to read this report, and call us if you have any questions or concerns. We are always attempting to improve the quality of our service and our report. 


Conclusion: Pre-Closing Walk Through

PRE-CLOSING WALK THROUGH: The walk-through prior to closing is the time for Client to inspect the property. Conditions can change between the time of a home inspection and the time of closing. Restrictions that existed during the inspection such as furniture placement and personal property, may have been removed for the walk-through. Defects or problems that were not found during the home inspection may be discovered during the walk-through. Client should be thorough during the walk-through. Any defect or problem discovered during the walk-through should be negotiated with the owner / seller of the property prior to closing. Purchasing the property with a known defect or problem releases Apple Tree Inspections of all responsibility. Client assumes responsibility for all known defects after settlement. The following are recommendations for the pre-closing walk through your new house. Consider hiring a certified home inspector to assist you. 

  1. Check the heating and cooling system. Turn the thermostat to heat mode and turn the temperature setting up. Confirm that the heating system is running and making heat. Turn the thermostat to off and wait 20 minutes. Turn the thermostat to cool mode and turn the temperature setting down. Confirm the condenser is spinning and the system is making cool air. The cooling system should not be checked if the temperature is below 60 degrees or if the temperature was below freezing the night before the walk-through. And you should not operate a heat pump in the heating mode when it is over 75 degrees outside. 
  2.  Operate all appliances. 
  3.  Run water at all fixtures and flush toilets. Look for plumbing leaks. 
  4.  Operate all exterior doors, windows, and locks. 
  5.  Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. 
  6.  Ask for all remote controls to any garage door openers, fans, gas fireplaces, etc. 
  7.  Inspect areas that may have been restricted at the time of the inspection. 
  8.  Ask seller questions about anything that was not covered during the home inspection. 
  9.  Ask seller about prior infestation treatment and warranties that may be transferable. 
  10.  Read the seller's disclosure.

Thank you again for trusting Apple Tree Inspections with you home inspection. 

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations