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1234 Main St.
Killeen, TX 76547
06/16/2019 9:00AM

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1 - Information

In Attendance
Owner
Occupancy
Vacant
Style
Ranch
Temperature (approximate)
95 Fahrenheit (F)
Type of Building
Single Family
Weather Conditions
Clear, Hot

2 - I. Structural Systems

IN NI NP D
2.1 A. Foundations X X
2.2 B. Grading and Drainage X X
2.3 C. Roof Covering Materials X X
2.4 D. Roof Structure & Attic X
2.5 E. Walls (Interior and Exterior) X X
2.6 F. Ceilings and Floors X X
2.7 G. Doors (Interior and Exterior) X X
2.8 H. Windows X X
2.9 I. Stairways (Interior and Exterior) X
2.10 J. Fireplaces and Chimneys X
Inspection Method
Attic Access, Visual
Structural Opinion
Home has numerous settlement cracks (some large) and minor foundation cracks.
A. Foundations: Type of Foundation(s)
Slab on Grade
C. Roof Covering Materials: Types of Roof Covering
Asphalt Shingle
C. Roof Covering Materials: Viewed From
Roof
D. Roof Structure & Attic: Approximate Average Depth of Insulation
10 Inches
D. Roof Structure & Attic: Viewed From
Attic
G. Doors (Interior and Exterior): Opened and closed all exterior doors, and a percentage of interior doors.
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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2.1.1 - A. Foundations

Foundation Cracks - Minor

Foundation has multiple small cracks (North side of home). These cracks should be monitored for further deterioration. 


However, multiple settlement cracks in the brick (North and South walls) will be addressed later in this report. An expert evaluation is going to be recommended to address overall structure of home. 

Foundation Foundation Contractor
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2.2.1 - B. Grading and Drainage

Gutter (Downspout) Loose and Damaged

Two downspouts were loose and damaged (Southwest and Southeast corners of home). This can lead to improper drainage and foundation issues. Recommend a handyman or gutter company fix the discrepancies. 

Gutter Gutter Contractor
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2.3.1 - C. Roof Covering Materials

Damaged Vents Boots

Multiple vent "boots" were deteriorated (North, South, and West sides of roof). This could cause both pest and water intrusion and needs to be corrected. Recommend a qualified roofer evaluate and repair. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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2.3.2 - C. Roof Covering Materials

Shingles Missing

Numerous shingles missing, and other shingles not laying properly (West side of roof facing backyard). Recommend qualified roofing contractor evaluate & repair. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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2.5.1 - E. Walls (Interior and Exterior)

Cracks - Major

Major cracking observed in exterior wall structure (North and South sides of home). This could lead to significant costs to correct this, and will most likely get worse over time. This needs to be addressed. Recommend a qualified structural engineer and/or licensed foundation company evaluate and advise on course of action. 

Foundation Foundation Contractor
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2.5.2 - E. Walls (Interior and Exterior)

Cracks - Minor

Foundation on both Southwest and Northwest corners of home chipping away, commonly called "Corner Pops."This is typically not serious and tends to happen when the concrete cures over time. Recommend monitoring for further deterioration

Wrench DIY
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2.5.3 - E. Walls (Interior and Exterior)

Evidence of Water Intrusion

Support column on back patio shows signs of water damage. This could lead to structural failure, so it needs to be addressed. Recommend a handyman or contractor assess and correct the deficiency. 


Wood trim around multiple windows in backyard (mainly around bay window) and back door show signs of water intrusion, which could lead to more serious structural damage. Recommend a qualified contractor identify and fix source of moisture, and replace all damaged wood. 


Drywall shows signs of previous water damage (master bedroom closet on wall opposite side of sinks). Recommend a handyman and/or plumber ensure there is no active leak, and repair the damaged area. 

Wrenches Handyman
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2.5.4 - E. Walls (Interior and Exterior)

Holes (Openings) In Exterior Walls

Multiple holes in mortar are present around the home (mainly East and North sides of home). This could lead to water and/or pest intrusion. Recommend a mortar specialist evaluate and repair the defective areas.


Caulking around multiple exterior walls (near windows) is dry rotted and is creating openings. This could lead to water and/or pest intrusion. Recommend a handyman or contractor re-caulk all gaps and cracks around home.

Brick Masonry, Concrete, Brick & Stone
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2.5.5 - E. Walls (Interior and Exterior)

Cabinet (wood) Under Kitchen Sink has Water Damage

Wood cabinetry under the kitchen sink shows signs of previous water damage. Depending on extent of previous water damage, this could pose a health issue. Recommend a handyman replace water damaged wood under sink. 

Wrenches Handyman
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2.6.1 - F. Ceilings and Floors

Sagging Drywall

Ceiling drywall sagged visibly at the time of the inspection. This situation should be monitored for further deterioration. 

Wrench DIY
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2.7.1 - G. Doors (Interior and Exterior)

Door Sticks

Multiple doors throughout home stick when opening and closing, to include pantry door. Recommend a handyman repair all doors that stick. 


Wrenches Handyman
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2.7.2 - G. Doors (Interior and Exterior)

Noticeable Gap

Gap in bottom (right) of back door. This could result in in energy loss, water and/or pest intrusion. Recommend handyman or door contractor evaluate and repair as necessary. 

Door Door Repair and Installation Contractor
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2.8.1 - H. Windows

Failed Seal

Observed condensation between the window panes (on bay window), which indicates a failed seal. Recommend qualified window contractor evaluate & replace.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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2.8.2 - H. Windows

Improper Alignment

Window in front bedroom (right of front door) is out of adjustment, and cannot be secured. This is a security risk and needs to be addressed. Recommend a window specialist evaluate.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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2.8.3 - H. Windows

Missing and/or Damaged Screen(s)

One window (Southeast corner facing street) was missing a screen, and multiple other screens around the home were either torn, or did not fit properly. Recommend a handyman or window specialist repair and/or replace damaged screens. 

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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2.8.4 - H. Windows

Window (glass) Cracked/Not Functioning Properly

Glass in window (bedroom in Southwest corner of home) is cracked. This presents an unsafe situation and needs to be fixed. Recommend a window repair specialist replace the cracked glass. 


Middle window (of bay window) does not stay up when opened. This presents a safety issue and should be fixed. Recommend a window repair specialist assess and correct the deficiency. 

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor

3 - II. Electrical Systems

IN NI NP D
3.1 A. Service Entrance and Panels X
3.2 B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures X X
B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures: Type of Wiring
Copper
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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3.2.1 - B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures

Cover Plates Missing

No cover plate on receptacle and questionable exposed wire above receptacle in closet (across from sink in master bathroom). This causes a short and/or shock risk. Recommend a licensed electrician assess the wiring and corrects the discrepancy. 

Electric Electrical Contractor
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3.2.2 - B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures

Light Inoperable

Light switches at front entrance did not turn on associated lights. Recommend replacement of light bulbs and if that does not solve the issue, an electrician to assess and correct the deficiency. 

Electric Electrical Contractor
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3.2.3 - B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures

No GFCI Protection

No GFCI protection found in receptacle "left" of stove in kitchen. (could not get GFCI tester into receptacle to the "right" of stove to test it).  

No electricity detected on GFCI outlet to the "left" of sink. 

No GFCI protection found in either bathroom. 

GFCI protection is required for receptacles in kitchen and bathrooms, so this must be corrected. Recommend a licensed electrician assess all GFCI receptacles in the home, and repair and/or replace as necessary. 

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

Electric Electrical Contractor
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3.2.4 - B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures

Smoke Detectors Missing

Smoke detectors missing throughout home. This is a safety issue that must be corrected. Recommend installation of smoke detectors. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
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3.2.5 - B. Branch Circuits, Connected Devices, and Fixtures

Doorbell Inoperative

Doorbell does not operate properly. Recommend a handyman replace the doorbell. 

Wrenches Handyman

4 - III. Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems

IN NI NP D
4.1 A. Heating Equipment X
4.2 B. Cooling Equipment X X
4.3 C. Duct System, Chases, and Vents X X
A. Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Electric
A. Heating Equipment: Type of System
Forced Air
B. Cooling Equipment: The compressor operated within the appropriate temperature range.
B. Cooling Equipment: Type of System
Split Forced Air
A. Heating Equipment: Temperature too hot to operate heater.
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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4.2.1 - B. Cooling Equipment

Air Flow Restricted

Condenser unit fins in very poor condition, and unit seems to be near end of it's useful life. Air flow to the air conditioner condenser was restricted. This may result in inefficient operation. Recommend a licensed HVAC professional assesses the unit and gives the client their opinion on unit's condition. 

Fire HVAC Professional
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4.2.2 - B. Cooling Equipment

Insulation Missing or Damaged

Insulation on Suction line missing on both inside (HVAC closet) and outside (near condenser unit) lines. Inside suction line was also "sweating," which could cause damage to surrounding structure. Missing or damaged insulation can also cause energy loss. Recommend a handyman correct the deficiency. 

Wrenches Handyman
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4.2.3 - B. Cooling Equipment

A/C Filter Dirty

A/C filter was dirty and was being sucked up into evaporator. This decreases efficiency, and could cause mechanical problems. Recommend a new (more sturdy) filter is installed. 

Wrench DIY
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4.3.1 - C. Duct System, Chases, and Vents

Ducts Not Properly Sealed

Duct system (above evaporator unit in HVAC closet) not sealed properly. This results in loss of efficiency, and needs to be corrected. Recommend a qualified HVAC contractor seal ducts.

Fire HVAC Professional

5 - IV. Plumbing Systems

IN NI NP D
5.1 A. Plumbing Supply, Distribution Systems, and Fixtures X X
5.2 B. Drains, Wastes, & Vents X X
5.3 C. Water Heating Equipment X X
5.4 D. Hydro-Massage Therapy Equipment X
Location of Main Water Supply Valve
Front Yard
Location of Water Meter
Front Yard
Static Water Pressure Reading
50
C. Water Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Electric
C. Water Heating Equipment: Capacity
55 Gallons
C. Water Heating Equipment: Location
Garage
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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5.1.1 - A. Plumbing Supply, Distribution Systems, and Fixtures

Gap Between Wall and Sink

Gap between wall and sink in master bathroom. This gap is most likely the cause of drywall damage in closet on opposite side of wall. Recommend a handyman caulk this gap.

Wrenches Handyman
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5.1.2 - A. Plumbing Supply, Distribution Systems, and Fixtures

Guest Shower Does Not Function Properly

Guest shower does not function properly. Recommend a plumber assess and correct the deficiency. 

 

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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5.1.3 - A. Plumbing Supply, Distribution Systems, and Fixtures

Toilet Loose

Toilet in guest bathroom is loose. This could cause leakage issues. Recommend qualified handyman or plumber repair.

Wrenches Handyman
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5.2.1 - B. Drains, Wastes, & Vents

Drain Stopper Not Present

Drain plugs/stoppers in tub and sinks (both bathrooms) not present. This presents an inconvenience to the homeowner. Recommend a handyman or plumber replace missing plugs/stoppers. 

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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5.3.1 - C. Water Heating Equipment

Water Heater Not Functioning Properly

No hot water was detected throughout the home. Recommend a licensed plumber assess and correct the deficiency. 

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

6 - V. Appliances

IN NI NP D
6.1 A. Dishwashers X
6.2 B. Food Waste Disposers X
6.3 C. Range Hood and Exhaust Systems X
6.4 D. Ranges, Cooktops, and Ovens X
6.5 E. Microwave Ovens X
6.6 F. Mechanical Exhaust Vents X
6.7 G. Garage Door Operators X
6.8 H. Dryer Exhaust Systems X
C. Range Hood and Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Hood Type
Re-circulate
D. Ranges, Cooktops, and Ovens: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
D. Ranges, Cooktops, and Ovens: Operated within acceptable temperature range.
A. Dishwashers: Spare parts were located inside dishwasher.

Did not operate due to spare parts located inside dishwasher. 

G. Garage Door Operators: Garage Door Opener Disconnected

Did not operate garage door due to it being disconnected, and sensors were removed as well. 

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies