The following pages are your home inspection report. The report includes pictures, information, and recommendations. This inspection was performed in accordance with the current Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. The Standards contain certain and very important limitations, exceptions, and exclusions to the inspection. A copy is available prior to, during, and after the inspection, and it is part of the report.
SCOPE: A home inspection is intended to assist in evaluating the overall condition of the dwelling. The inspection is based on observation of the visible, readily accessible and apparent condition of the structure and its components on this day. The results of this inspection are not intended to make any representation regarding the presence or absence of latent or concealed defects that are not reasonably ascertainable or readily accessible in a competently performed inspection. No warranty, guarantee, or insurance by General Home Inspections LLC is expressed or implied. This report does not include inspection for wood destroying insects, mold, lead or asbestos. A representative sampling of the building components is viewed in areas that are accessible at the time of the inspection. No destructive testing or dismantling of components is performed. Not all defects will be identified during this inspection. Unexpected repairs should be anticipated. The person conducting your inspection is not a licensed structural engineer or other professional whose license authorizes the rendering of an opinion as to the structural integrity of a building or its other component parts. You are advised to seek two professional opinions and acquire estimates of repair as to any defects, comments, improvements or recommendations mentioned in this report. We recommend that the professional making any repairs inspect the property further, in order to discover and repair related problems that were not identified in the report. We recommend that all repairs, corrections, and cost estimates be completed and documented prior to closing or purchasing the property. Feel free to hire other professionals to inspect the property prior to closing, including HVAC professionals, electricians, engineers, or roofers.
TO BE CONCISE, the following phrases have been used in the report to identify systems or components that need your attention prior to closing or purchasing the property.
MONITORING RECOMMENDED: Denotes a system or component needing further evaluation and/or close observation in order to determine if correction is needed.
IMPROVEMENT AND REPAIR RECOMMENDED: Denotes a system or component that should receive normal maintenance, repair, or adjustment in order to function properly.
CORRECTION AND FURTHER EVALUATION RECOMMENDED: Denotes a system or component that is significantly deficient or at the end of its service life, and needs corrective action by a professional. We recommend the professional making any corrective action to inspect the property further (further evaluation), in order to discover and repair related problems that were not identified in the report. All corrections and evaluations must be made prior to closing or purchasing the property.
OREGON HOME INSPECTOR COMPLIANCE STATEMENT: I represent that I am a full member in good standing of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), www.nachi.org. Member #NACHI16060314. I will conduct a inspection of the previously mentioned property in accordance with the NACHI Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and the Home Inspection Agreement. I carry all the state-required insurance.
John Thorpe, General Home Inspection.