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1234 Main St.
Largo, Florida 33771
06/16/2019 9:00AM

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Agent Name

Agency Name
65
Items Inspected
28
Recommendation

1 - Inspection Details

Type of Building
Single Family
Occupancy
Vacant
Style
Contemporary
Temperature (approximate)
57 Fahrenheit (F)
Weather Conditions
Clear, Dry

2 - Exterior

IN NI NP O
2.1 Siding, Flashing & Trim X X
2.2 Exterior Doors X X
2.3 Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps X
2.4 Eaves, Soffits & Fascia X X
2.5 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
2.6 Walkways, Patios & Driveways X X
Inspection Method
Visual
Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls: Trees

Over house

Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Brick, Masonry, Stucco
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Masonry
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Glass, Wood, Sliding glass doors
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Appurtenance
Balcony, Deck, Deck with Steps, Pool
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Material
Metal Mesh Screen, Tile
Eaves, Soffits & Fascia: Soffits and Fascia
Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls: Vegetation to close to house

Recommend trimming away from house

Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Driveway Material
Concrete, Pavers

4.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. wall coverings, flashing, and trim. 2. exterior doors. 3. attached and adjacent decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, and their associated railings. 4. eaves, soffits, and fascias where accessible from the ground level. 5. vegetation, grading, surface drainage, and retaining walls that are likely to adversely affect the building. 6. adjacent and entryway walkways, patios, and driveways. B. describe wall coverings. 4.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: A. screening, shutters, awnings, and similar seasonal accessories. B. fences, boundary walls, and similar structures. C. geological and soil conditions. D. recreational facilities. E. outbuildings other than garages and carports. F. seawalls, break-walls, and docks. G. erosion control and earth stabilization measures.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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2.1.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Cracking - Minor

Siding showed cracking in one or more places. This is a result of temperature changes, and typical as homes with stucco age. Recommend monitoring.
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2.1.2 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Paint Needed

Areas of siding were worn and in need of maintenance. Recommend a qualified painter or siding specialist correct. 

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2.2.1 - Exterior Doors

Paint/Refinish Needed

Door finish is worn. Recommend refinish and/or paint to maximize service life.

Here is a DIY article on refinishing a wood door. 

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2.4.1 - Eaves, Soffits & Fascia

Eaves - Damaged

One or more sections of the eaves are damaged. Recommend qualified roofer evaluate & repair.
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2.5.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Negative Grading

Grading is sloping towards the home in some areas. This could lead to water intrusion and foundation issues. Recommend qualified landscaper or foundation contractor regrade so water flows away from home.

Here is a helpful article discussing negative grading. 

Most of this is caused from rain eroding the ground because of the lack of gutters. simple backfilling of soil will resolve the issue. 

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2.5.2 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Tree Debris on Roof

Tree debris observed on roof. This can cause improper drainage to gutters and downspouts. Recommend clearing debris.
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2.5.3 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Tree Overhang

Trees observed overhanging the roof. This can cause damage to the roof and prevent proper drainage. Recommend a qualified tree service trim to allow for proper drainage. 

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2.6.1 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Driveway Cracking - Minor

Minor cosmetic cracks observed, which may indicate movement in the soil. Recommend monitor and/or have driveway contractor patch/seal.
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2.6.2 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Walkway Cracking - Major

Major cracks observed. Recommend concrete contractor evaluate and correct to prevent trip hazard & preserve appearance.
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2.6.3 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Walkway Cracking - Minor

Minor cosmetic cracks observed. Recommend monitor and/or patch/seal.

Here is a DIY article on repairing cracked sidewalks. 

3 - Structural Components

IN NI NP O
3.1 Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces X
3.2 Floor Structure X
3.3 Wall Structure X X
3.4 Ceiling Structure X
3.5 Roof Structure & Attic X
Inspection Method
Attic Access, Visual
Wall Structure: Material
Brick, Wood, Masonry
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Gable
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
Wood
Ceiling Structure: Material
Wood

3. STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS 3.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect structural components including the foundation and framing. B. describe: 1. the methods used to inspect under floor crawlspaces and attics. 2. the foundation. 3. the floor structure. 4. the wall structure. 5. the ceiling structure. 6. the roof structure. 3.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. provide engineering or architectural services or analysis. B. offer an opinion about the adequacy of structural systems and components. C. enter under floor crawlspace areas that have less than 24 inches of vertical clearance between components and the ground or that have an access opening smaller than 16 inches by 24 inches. D. traverse attic load-bearing components that are concealed by insulation or by other materials.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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3.3.1 - Wall Structure

Cracks - Minor

Minor cracking was observed in wall structure. This is common in homes this age. Recommend monitoring.

4 - Roofing

IN NI NP O
4.1 Coverings X X
4.2 Roof Drainage Systems X X
4.3 Flashings X
4.4 Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations X
Inspection Method
Roof
Roof Type/Style
Gable
Coverings: Material
Metal, Tile
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Aluminum
Flashings: Material
Aluminum, Lead, Galvanized
Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations: Chimney

Both chimneys have metal chimney liners that extend throughhe masonry chimney up to the roof and terminate with a roof rain cap

5.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. roofing materials. 2. roof drainage systems. 3. flashing. 4. skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations. B. describe: 1. roofing materials. 2. methods used to inspect the roofing. 5.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: A. antennas. B. interiors of vent systems, uses, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. C. other installed accessories.

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

Tiles Cracked/Broken

Roof had cracked/broken tiles. Recommend a qualified roof contractor repair or replace to prevent moisture intrusion and/or mold. 

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4.2.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Debris

Debris has accumulated in the gutters. Recommend cleaning to facilitate water flow.

Here is a DIY resource for cleaning your gutters. 

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4.2.2 - Roof Drainage Systems

Downspouts Drain Near House

One or more downspouts drain too close to the home's foundation. This can result in excessive moisture in the soil at the foundation, which can lead to foundation/structural movement. Recommend a qualified contractor adjust downspout extensions to drain at least 6 feet from the foundation. 

Here is a helpful DIY link and video on draining water flow away from your house. 

5 - Plumbing

IN NI NP O
5.1 Fixtures / Faucets X X
5.2 Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems X
5.3 Water Heater X X
5.4 Vents, Flues, & Chimneys X
5.5 Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors X
5.6 Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems X
Filters
None
Material - Distribution
Copper
Fixtures / Faucets: Kitchen sink
Fixtures / Faucets: Bar sink
Water Heater : Capacity
119 Gallons
Water Heater : Location
Garage
Water Heater : Manufacturer
Nuvis
Water Heater : Power Source
Electric
Vents, Flues, & Chimneys: Chimney liner

Metal flue is clean and free of creosote at both chimneys. 

Material - Water Supply
Copper
Fixtures / Faucets: Master shower
Tile, Tub and faucet
Fixtures / Faucets: Bath 2
bath 2 sink

Bathroom 2 drain stop inoperable 

Fixtures / Faucets: Master bath fixtures
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
1 1/2"
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC

6.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. interior water supply and distribution systems including fixtures and faucets. 2. interior drain, waste, and vent systems including fixtures. 3. water heating equipment and hot water supply systems. 4. vent systems, flues, and chimneys. 5. fuel storage and fuel distribution systems. 6. sewage ejectors, sump pumps, and related piping. B. describe: 1. interior water supply, drain, waste, and vent piping materials. 2. water heating equipment including energy source(s). 3. location of main water and fuel shut-off valves. 6.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. clothes washing machine connections. 2. interiors of vent systems, flues, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. 3. wells, well pumps, and water storage related equipment. 4. water conditioning systems. 5. solar, geothermal, and other renewable energy water heating systems. 6. manual and automatic re-extinguishing and sprinkler systems and landscape irrigation systems. 7. septic and other sewage disposal systems. B. determine: 1. whether water supply and sewage disposal are public or private. 2. water quality. 3. the adequacy of combustion air components. C. measure water supply low and pressure, and well water quantity. D. fill shower pans and fixtures to test for leaks.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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5.1.1 - Fixtures / Faucets

Toilet on first floor

Will not flush

Contractor Qualified Professional
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5.3.1 - Water Heater

Water heater removed

Open pipes where old water heater was could cause flooding if the valves are opened. Recommend licensed plumber cap lines and remove excess piping . 

Contractor Qualified Professional

6 - Electrical

IN NI NP O
6.1 Service Entrance X
6.2 Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 1 X
6.3 Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2 X
6.4 Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage X X
6.5 Connected Devices and Fixtures X X
6.6 Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles X
6.7 Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles X X
6.8 GFCI & AFCI X X
6.9 Smoke Detectors X X
6.10 Carbon Monoxide Detectors X
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2: Main Panel Location
Garage
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2: Main Panel Rating
150
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2: Main Panel Overcurrent Protection
150 Amp
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2: Panel Manufacturer
Square D
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Service Entrance : Service Conductor Size/ Rating
1 AWG CU 150 Amp
Service Entrance : Service Disconnect Location
Note location in comments
Interior/ Main Panel
Service Entrance : Service Disconnect Overcurrent Rating
150 Amp
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 1: Main Panel Location
Garage
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 1: Main Panel Rating
150
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 1: Main Panel Overcurrent Protection
150 Amp
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 1: Panel Manufacturer
Square D
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 1: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Service Entrance : Service Conductor Entrance
Below Ground
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels 2: pictures
Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage: Wiring Method
Copper
Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles: Test receptacles

Most plugs were checked and no outlets were found that didn't work at time of inspection 

Smoke Detectors: Smoke detectors

One smoke detectors present on the first floor, none on the second floor

7.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. service drop. 2. service entrance conductors, cables, and raceways. 3. service equipment and main disconnects. 4. service grounding. 5. interior components of service panels and subpanels. 6. conductors. 7. overcurrent protection devices. 8. a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles. 9. ground fault circuit interrupters and arc fault circuit interrupters. B. describe: 1. amperage rating of the service. 2. location of main disconnect(s) and subpanels. 3. presence or absence of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. 4. the predominant branch circuit wiring method. 7.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. remote control devices. 2. or test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, security systems, and other signaling and warning devices. 3. low voltage wiring systems and components. 4. ancillary wiring systems and components not a part of the primary electrical power distribution system. 5. solar, geothermal, wind, and other renewable energy systems. B. measure amperage, voltage, and impedance. C. determine the age and type of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.

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  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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6.4.1 - Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage

Improper Wiring

Improper wiring was observed at the time of inspection in panel 2. Recommend a licensed electrician evaluate and repair. 

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6.5.1 - Connected Devices and Fixtures

Plug coming out of wall

Recommend licensed electrician trace plug and make appropriate repair

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6.7.1 - Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles

Cover plate

Missing

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6.7.2 - Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles

Plug inaccessible

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6.8.1 - GFCI & AFCI

No GFCI Protection Installed

No GFCI protection present in all locations. Recommend licensed electrician upgrade by installing ground fault receptacles in all locations.

Here is a link to read about how GFCI receptacles keep you safe. 

Kitchen, baths and outdoor outlets all need to be upgraded to GFCI'S


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6.9.1 - Smoke Detectors

Not present on second floor

Recommend a qualified contractor review the requirement for smoke detectors and install them as necessary 

Contractor Qualified Professional

7 - HVAC -Heating, ventilation & Air Conditioning

IN NI NP O
7.1 Cooling Equipment 1A X
7.2 Cooling Equipment 1B X
7.3 Cooling Equipment 2 X
7.4 Distribution System X
Type
Heat Pump

Size?

Cooling Equipment 1A: Type of system
Split
Cooling Equipment 1A: Thermostat
Programmable
Cooling Equipment 1A: Location
Exterior, Ground
Cooling Equipment 1A: Brand
Carrier
Cooling Equipment 1A: Filter location
Wall mount
Cooling Equipment 1A: Energy Source/Type
Electric
Cooling Equipment 1B: Type of system
Split
Cooling Equipment 1B: Thermostat
non- programable
Cooling Equipment 1B: Location
Exterior, Ground
Cooling Equipment 1B: Brand
Goodman
Cooling Equipment 1B: Filter location
Wall mount
Cooling Equipment 1B: Energy Source/Type
Electric
Cooling Equipment 2: Thermostat
Programmable, non- programable
Cooling Equipment 2: Filter location
Ceiling Mounted
Cooling Equipment 2: Energy Source/Type
Electric
Cooling Equipment 2: Brand
Trane
Cooling Equipment 1A: SEER Rating
14

Modern standards call for at least 13 SEER rating for new install. 

Read more on energy efficient air conditioning at Energy.gov.

Cooling Equipment 1A: HVAC 1A Pictures
Cooling Equipment 1B: SEER Rating
10

Modern standards call for at least 13 SEER rating for new install. 

Read more on energy efficient air conditioning at Energy.gov.

Cooling Equipment 1B: HVAC 1B Pictures
Cooling Equipment 2: Type of system
Split
Cooling Equipment 2: Location
Exterior, Ground
Cooling Equipment 2: SEER Rating
10

Modern standards call for at least 13 SEER rating for new install. 

Read more on energy efficient air conditioning at Energy.gov.

Distribution System: System Type
Ducted, Flexible, Ductboard

9.1 The inspector shall: A. open readily openable access panels. B. inspect: 1. central and permanently installed cooling equipment. 2. distribution systems. C. describe: 1. energy source(s). 2. cooling systems. 9.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect electric air cleaning and sanitizing devices. B. determine cooling supply adequacy and distribution balance. C. inspect cooling units that are not permanently installed or that are installed in windows. D. inspect cooling systems using ground source, water source, solar, and renewable energy technologies.

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

8 - Interiors

IN NI NP O
8.1 Walls X X
8.2 Ceilings X X
8.3 Floors X
8.4 Steps, Stairways & Railings X
8.5 Countertops & Cabinets X
8.6 Doors X
8.7 Windows X X
8.8 Garage Door X X
Doors: Pocket door
Walls: Wall Material
Drywall, Glass
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Drywall with orangepeel finish, Drywall
Floors: Floor Coverings
Carpet, Engineered Wood, Tile
Steps, Stairways & Railings: Stairwell
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Metal, Wood
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material
Granite, Marble, Tile
Doors: Interior door

Wood 

Doors: Mirror
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Unknown
Windows: Window Type
Casement, Single Pane, Single-hung
Garage Door: Material
Non-insulated
Garage Door: Type
Automatic

10.1 The inspector shall inspect: A. walls, ceilings, and floors. B. steps, stairways, and railings. C. countertops and a representative number of installed cabinets. D. a representative number of doors and windows. E. garage vehicle doors and garage vehicle door operators. F. installed ovens, ranges, surface cooking appliances, microwave ovens, dishwashing machines, and food waste grinders by using normal operating controls to activate the primary function. 10.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: A. paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments. B. floor coverings. C. window treatments. D. coatings on and the hermetic seals between panes of window glass. E. central vacuum systems. F. recreational facilities. G. installed and free-standing kitchen and laundry appliances not listed in Section 10.1.F. H. appliance thermostats including their calibration, adequacy of heating elements, self cleaning oven cycles, indicator lights, door seals, timers, clocks, timed features, and other specialized features of the appliance. I. operate, or confirm the operation of every control and feature of an inspected appliance.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • O = Observations
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8.1.1 - Walls

Poor Patching

Hole cut in wall to allow power cord to exit wall. After electrical is corrected drywall can be patched by qualified contractor

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8.2.1 - Ceilings

Minor Damage

Minor damage or deterioration to the ceiling was visible at the time of the inspection.

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8.7.1 - Windows

General wear and tear

One or more windows appears to have general damage, but are operational. Recommend a window professional clean, lubricate & adjust as necessary.

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8.7.2 - Windows

Missing Screen

Some Windows missing screen. Recommend replacement.

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8.7.3 - Windows

Broken pane

Cracked glass observed at time of inspection. recommend qualified contractor replace 

Contractor Qualified Professional
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8.8.1 - Garage Door

Inoperable

One of three garage doors would not open at time of inspection. recommend qualified contractor make necessary repairs. 

Contractor Qualified Professional

9 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP O
9.1 Dishwasher X
9.2 Refrigerator X
9.3 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
9.4 Garbage Disposal X
9.5 Microwave oven X
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
Vented
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
Microwave oven: Ducted or recirc
Above oven

Ducted to outdoors

Dishwasher: Brand
Maytag
Refrigerator: Brand
LG, Magic chef
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Kenmore
Garbage Disposal: Garbage dispoal

3/4 HP

10.1 The inspector shall inspect: F. installed ovens, ranges, surface cooking appliances, microwave ovens, dishwashing machines, and food waste grinders by using normal operating controls to activate the primary function. 10.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: G. installed and free-standing kitchen and laundry appliances not listed in Section 10.1.F. H. appliance thermostats including their calibration, adequacy of heating elements, self cleaning oven cycles, indicator lights, door seals, timers, clocks, timed features, and other specialized features of the appliance. I. operate, or con rm the operation of every control and feature of an inspected appliance.

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

10 - Insulation and Ventilation

IN NI NP O
10.1 Attic Insulation X
10.2 Ventilation X
10.3 Vapor Retarders X
10.4 Exhaust Systems X
Flooring Insulation
None
Exhaust Systems: Locations
Bath
Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Dryer Vent
Metal (Flex)
Vapor Retarders: Paperback batt insulation
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Batt, Fiberglass
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Passive, Soffit Vents
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan Only, Fan with Light, Fan/Heat/Light

11.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces. 2. ventilation of attics and foundation areas. 3. kitchen, bathroom, laundry, and similar exhaust systems. 4. clothes dryer exhaust systems. B. describe: 1. insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces. 2. absence of insulation in unfinished spaces at conditioned surfaces. 11.2 The inspector is NOT required to disturb insulation.

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

11 - Fireplaces and Fuel-Burning Appliances

IN NI NP O
11.1 Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts X
11.2 Fuel-buring Accessories X
11.3 Chimney & Vent Systems X
Type
Gas, Wood
Chimney & Vent Systems: Chimney cap
Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts: Chimney
Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts: Fireplace
Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts: Gas and wood fuel source

12.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. fuel-burning replaces, stoves, and replace inserts. 2. fuel-burning accessories installed in replaces. 3. chimneys and vent systems. B. describe systems and components listed in 12.1.A.1 and .2. 12.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. interiors of vent systems, uses, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. 2. fire screens and doors. 3. seals and gaskets. 4. automatic fuel feed devices. 5. mantles and replace surrounds. 6. combustion air components and to determine their adequacy. 7. heat distribution assists (gravity fed and fan assisted). 8. fuel-burning replaces and appliances located outside the inspected structures. B. determine draft characteristics. C. move fireplace inserts and stoves or firebox contents.

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