Recommend evaluation for roof top fireplace by licensed contractor for proper operations.
|2.3||Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations||X|
|2.4||Roof Drainage Systems||X|
|2.5||Roof Top Area||X||X|
I. The inspector shall inspect from ground level or the eaves: A. the roof-covering materials; B. the gutters; C. the downspouts; D. the vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, and other roof penetrations; and E. the general structure of the roof from the readily accessible panels, doors or stairs. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of roof-covering materials. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. observed indications of active roof leaks. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. walk on any roof surface. B. predict the service life expectancy. C. inspect underground downspout diverter drainage pipes. D. remove snow, ice, debris or other conditions that prohibit the observation of the roof surfaces. E. move insulation. F. inspect antennae, satellite dishes, lightning arresters, de-icing equipment, or similar attachments. G. walk on any roof areas that appear, in the inspectors opinion, to be unsafe. H. walk on any roof areas if doing so might, in the inspector's opinion, cause damage. I. perform a water test. J. warrant or certify the roof. K. confirm proper fastening or installation of any roof-covering material.
Recommend evaluation for roof top fireplace by licensed contractor for proper operations.
|3.3||Siding, Flashing & Trim||X|
|3.4||Walkways, Patios & Driveways||X|
|3.5||Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps||X|
|3.6||Eaves, Soffits & Fascia||X|
|3.7||Foliage, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls||X|
There appears to be some water intrusion on door jam both sides, recommend flashing above door entry
I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the exterior wall-covering materials, flashing and trim; B. all exterior doors; C. adjacent walkways and driveways; D. stairs, steps, stoops, stairways and ramps; E. porches, patios, decks, balconies and carports; F. railings, guards and handrails; G. the eaves, soffits and fascia; H. a representative number of windows; and I. vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls and grading of the property, where they may adversely affect the structure due to moisture intrusion. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of exterior wall-covering materials. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. any improper spacing between intermediate balusters, spindles and rails. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. inspect or operate screens, storm windows, shutters, awnings, fences, outbuildings, or exterior accent lighting. B. inspect items that are not visible or readily accessible from the ground, including window and door flashing. C. inspect or identify geological, geotechnical, hydrological or soil conditions. D. inspect recreational facilities or playground equipment. E. inspect seawalls, breakwalls or docks. F. inspect erosion-control or earth-stabilization measures. G. inspect for safety-type glass. H. inspect underground utilities. I. inspect underground items. J. inspect wells or springs. K. inspect solar, wind or geothermal systems. L. inspect swimming pools or spas. M. inspect wastewater treatment systems, septic systems or cesspools. N. inspect irrigation or sprinkler systems. O. inspect drainfields or dry wells. P. determine the integrity of multiple-pane window glazing or thermal window seals.
Recommend cleaning out weep holes for proper water drainage from backyard to side drain.
Recommended water pressure 60-80 PSI, measured above recommended PSI levels. Read 90 psi at water bib on front of house, recommend reducing water pressure are regulator inside of garage west side down to 80 psi.
No back siphon on water bib, recommend installing back siphon device on water bib in backyard.
Appears to be a current leak in the irrigation system at the main line. Recommend landscaper professional evaluate and repair as necessary.
|4.2||Service Entrance Conductors||X|
|4.3||Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device||X|
|4.4||Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses||X|
I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the service drop; B. the overhead service conductors and attachment point; C. the service head, gooseneck and drip loops; D. the service mast, service conduit and raceway; E. the electric meter and base; F. service-entrance conductors; G. the main service disconnect; H. panelboards and over-current protection devices (circuit breakers and fuses); I. service grounding and bonding; J. a representative number of switches, lighting fixtures and receptacles, including receptacles observed and deemed to be arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI)-protected using the AFCI test button, where possible; K. all ground-fault circuit interrupter receptacles and circuit breakers observed and deemed to be GFCIs using a GFCI tester, where possible; and L. smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the main service disconnect's amperage rating, if labeled; and B. the type of wiring observed. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. deficiencies in the integrity of the serviceentrance conductors insulation, drip loop, and vertical clearances from grade and roofs; B. any unused circuit-breaker panel opening that was not filled; C. the presence of solid conductor aluminum branch-circuit wiring, if readily visible; D. any tested receptacle in which power was not present, polarity was incorrect, the cover was not in place, the GFCI devices were not properly installed or did not operate properly, evidence of arcing or excessive heat, and where the receptacle was not grounded or was not secured to the wall; and E. the absence of smoke detectors. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. insert any tool, probe or device into the main panelboard, sub-panels, distribution panelboards, or electrical fixtures. B. operate electrical systems that are shut down. C. remove panelboard cabinet covers or dead fronts. D. operate or re-set over-current protection devices or overload devices. E. operate or test smoke or carbon-monoxide detectors or alarms F. inspect, operate or test any security, fire or alarms systems or components, or other warning or signaling systems. G. measure or determine the amperage or voltage of the main service equipment, if not visibly labeled. H. inspect ancillary wiring or remote-control devices. I. activate any electrical systems or branch circuits that are not energized. J. inspect low-voltage systems, electrical de-icing tapes, swimming pool wiring, or any timecontrolled devices. K. verify the service ground. L. inspect private or emergency electrical supply sources, including, but not limited to: generators, windmills, photovoltaic solar collectors, or battery or electrical storage facility. M. inspect spark or lightning arrestors. N. inspect or test de-icing equipment. O. conduct voltage-drop calculations. P. determine the accuracy of labeling. Q. inspect exterior lighting.
The dishwasher function normally and was mounted to the countertop.
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.
|6.7||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|6.8||GFCI & AFCI||X|
Closet Door doesn't latch properly. Recommend handyman repair latch and/or strike plate.
|7.7||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|7.8||GFCI & AFCI||X|
|8.7||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|8.8||GFCI & AFCI||X|
|9.4||GFCI & AFCI||X|
|9.5||Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures||X||X|
|9.6||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
There appears to be a slow drain in the master bathroom first sink, recommend licensed plumber evaluate and clear drain.
|10.2||Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures||X|
|10.3||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|10.4||GFCI & AFCI||X|
|11.2||Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures||X|
|11.3||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|11.4||GFCI & AFCI||X|
|12.3||GFCI & AFCI||X|
|12.4||Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures||X|
|12.5||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|13.1||Main Water Shut-off Device||X|
|13.2||Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems||X|
|13.4||Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents||X|
|13.5||Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems||X|
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.
Gas Meter Shut-Off Valve
|14.7||Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles||X|
|14.8||GFCI & AFCI||X|
Electrical Shut-Off Breaker
Modern standards call for at least 13 SEER rating for new install.
Read more on energy efficient air conditioning at Energy.gov.
AFUE (Annual fuel utilization efficiency) is a metric used to measure furnace efficiency in converting fuel to energy. A higher AFUE rating means greater energy efficiency. 90% or higher meets the Department of Energy's Energy Star program standard.
|16.3||Walls & Firewalls||X|
|16.5||Garage Door Opener||X|
|16.7||Occupant Door (From garage to inside of home)||X|
I. The inspector shall inspect: A. insulation in unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas; B. ventilation of unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas; and C. mechanical exhaust systems in the kitchen, bathrooms and laundry area. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of insulation observed; and B. the approximate average depth of insulation observed at the unfinished attic floor area or roof structure. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. the general absence of insulation or ventilation in unfinished spaces. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. enter the attic or any unfinished spaces that are not readily accessible, or where entry could cause damage or, in the inspector's opinion, pose a safety hazard. B. move, touch or disturb insulation. C. move, touch or disturb vapor retarders. D. break or otherwise damage the surface finish or weather seal on or around access panels or covers. E. identify the composition or R-value of insulation material. F. activate thermostatically operated fans. G. determine the types of materials used in insulation or wrapping of pipes, ducts, jackets, boilers or wiring. H. determine the adequacy of ventilation.
It appears the garbage disposal is not operative at the time of the inspection. Electrical connection is improperly installed, recommend licensed electrician evaluate the repair electrical connection to garbage disposal.
The sink drain in the wet bar area does not drain properly, recommend licensed plumber evaluate and repair drainage on wet bar sink.
The current electrical connection for the wet bar area is not properly installed with separate outlets, one for disposal and another circuit for dishwasher. Dishwasher is connected to current GFCI in counter area. Recommend licensed electrician evaluate and resolve electrical condition on wet bar area.