Loading
Document Name
Sort Generated Document By
Total Credit Requested
$ 0.00
Preview
Create
Header Text
Total Credit Requested
$ 0.00
Preview
Create
Viewing:

1234 Main St.
Chicago, ILLINOIS 60653
10/13/2019 9:00AM

Sample agent
agent

Agent Name

Agency Name
50
Maintenance item
10
Recommendation
5
Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

Weather Conditions
Cloudy
Exterior Temperature
30-40 F
Main Entry Faces
Northwest
Type of Building
Single Family
Area
City
Style
Split level or Tri-level
In Attendance
Client, Client's Agent
Occupancy
Occupied - Furnished
Utility: Sewage Disposal
Public or City
Utility: Water Source
Public or City
Utility: Status
All utilities on
Furnished

It is assumed that some areas are concealed by furniture or other personal property.  Home inspectors are not allowed to move personal property during their inspection.  It is highly recommended that the purchaser perform a thorough inspection during their final walk through.





TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VIII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
PART 1410 HOME INSPECTOR LICENSE ACT
SECTION 1410.200 STANDARDS OF PRACTICE

 

Section 1410.200  Standards of Practice

 

a)         The following are terms commonly used in the writing of home inspection reports.

 

1)         Alarm Systems:  Warning devices, installed or free-standing, including but not limited to: carbon monoxide detectors, flue gas and other spillage detectors, security equipment, ejector pumps and smoke alarms.

 

2)         Automatic Safety Controls:  Devices designed and installed to protect systems and components from unsafe conditions.

 

3)         Client:  A person or person who engages or seeks to engage the services of a home inspector for an inspection assignment.

 

4)         Component:  A part of a system.

 

5)         Decorative:  Ornamental; not required for the operation of the essential systems and components of a home.

 

6)         Describe:  To report a system or component by its type or other observed, significant characteristics to distinguish it from other systems or components.

 

7)         Dismantle:  To take apart or remove any component, device or piece of equipment that would not be taken apart or removed by a homeowner in the course of normal and routine home owner maintenance.

 

8)         Further Evaluation:  Examination and analysis by a qualified professional, tradesperson or service technician beyond that provided by the home inspection.

 

9)         Home Inspection:  As defined in Section 1-10 of the Act.

 

10)         Home Inspection Report:  A written evaluation prepared and issued by a home inspector, upon completion of a home inspection, that meets the standards of practice established by this Subpart.

 

11)         Household Appliances:  Kitchen, laundry and similar appliances, whether installed or free-standing.

 

12)         Inspect:  To visually examine readily accessible systems and components of a building in accordance with this Subpart, using normal operating controls and opening readily accessible access panels.

 

13)         Installed:  Attached in such a manner that removal requires tools.

 

14)         Normal Operating Controls: Devices such as, but not limited to, thermostats, switches or faucets intended to be operated by the homeowner.

 

15)         Readily Accessible:  Available for visual inspection without requiring moving of personal property, dismantling, destructive measures, or any action that will likely involve risk to persons or property.

 

16)         Readily Operable Access Panel:  A panel provided for homeowner inspection and maintenance that is within normal reach, can be removed by one person, and is not sealed in place.

 

17)         Recreational Facilities:  Spas, saunas, steam baths, swimming pools, and exercise, entertainment, athletic, playground or other similar equipment and associated accessories.

 

18)         Report:  To communicate in writing.

 

19)         Representative Number:  One component per room for multiple similar interior components, such as windows, doors and electric outlets, and one component on each side of the building for multiple similar exterior components.

 

20)         Roof Drainage Systems:  Components used to carry water off a roof and away from a building.

 

21)         Significantly Deficient:  Unsafe or not functioning.

 

22)         Shut Down:  A state in which a system or component cannot be operated by normal controls.

 

23)         Solid Fuel Burning Appliances:  A hearth and fire chamber or similar prepared place in which a fire may be built and that is built in conjunction with a chimney; or a listed assembly of a fire chamber, its chimney and related factory-made parts designed for unit assembly without requiring field construction.

 

24)         Structural Component:  A component that supports non-variable forces or weights (dead loads) and variable forces or weights (live loads).

 

25)         System:  A combination of interacting or interdependent components, assembled to carry out one or more functions.

 

26)         Technically Exhaustive Inspection:  An investigation that involves dismantling or the extensive use of advance techniques, measurements, instruments, testing, calculations or other means.

 

27)         Under-floor Crawl Space:  The area within the confines of the foundation and between the ground and the underside of the floor.

 

28)         Unsafe:  A condition in a system or component that poses a significant risk of personal injury or property damage during normal, day-to-day use. The risk may be due to damage, deterioration, improper installation or a change in accepted residential construction standards.

 

29)       Wiring Methods:  Includes identification of electrical conductors or wires such as, but not limited to, non-metallic sheathed cable (Romex), armored cable (BX) or knob and tube.

 

b)         This Subpart defines the practice of home inspection in the State of Illinois and:

 

1)         Provides home inspection guidelines; and

 

2)         Defines certain terms relating to home inspections.

 

c)         The purpose of this Subpart is to establish a minimum and uniform standard for licensed home inspectors to provide the client with information regarding the condition of the systems and components of the home as inspected at the time of the home inspection.  The home inspectors shall observe readily visible and accessible installed systems and components listed as part of a home inspection, unless the system or component is limited and/or excluded under the signed written agreement with the client.

 

d)         Home inspectors or home inspector entities shall enter into a written agreement with the client or duly authorized representative prior to the home inspection that includes at a minimum:

 

1)         The purpose of the inspection;

 

2)         The date of the inspection;

 

3)         The name, address and license numbers of the home inspector and home inspector entity;

 

4)         The fee for services performed;

 

5)         A statement that the inspection will be performed in accordance with these Standards;

 

6)         A list of the systems and components to be inspected;

 

7)         Limitations or exclusions of systems or components being inspected; and

 

8)         The signature of the client or his or her duly authorized representative, and the signature of the home inspector or the duly authorized representative of a home inspector entity.

 

e)         At the conclusion of the home inspection, a home inspector shall submit a written report, which can be in electronic format (including electronic signature), to the client or duly authorized representative within 2 business days (Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays) that includes the home inspector's signature and license number and license expiration date and shall:

 

1)         Describe the systems and components that were inspected;

 

2)         Report on those systems and components inspected that, in the opinion of the inspector, are significantly deficient including:

 

A)        A reason why, if not self evident, the system or component is significantly deficient.

 

B)        Whether the reported deficiency should be corrected or monitored.

 

C)        Disclosure of any systems or components designated for inspection that were present at the time of the home inspection but were not inspected with a reason why they were not inspected.

 

f)         These Standards are not intended to limit home inspectors from:

 

1)         Including other inspection services, systems or components in addition to those defined in these Standards;

 

2)         Specifying repairs, provided the inspector is appropriately qualified and willing to do so; and

 

3)         Excluding systems and components from the inspection if the exclusion is specified in the written agreement.

 

g)         When, pursuant to written agreement with a client, the structural system/ foundation is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the structural components, including the foundation and framing;

 

2)         Describe the foundation and report the methods used to inspect the under-floor crawl space or basement area, floor, wall, ceiling, roof and structures and report the methods used to inspect the attic; and

 

3)         Report visible signs of water and moisture penetration into the building or signs of condensation on building components.

 

h)         When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the exterior is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the exterior wall covering; flashing and trim; all exterior doors; attached decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches and their associated railings; the eaves, soffits and fascias if accessible from the ground level; the vegetation, grading, surface drainage and retaining walls on the property when any of these are likely to adversely affect the building; walkways; patios; and driveways leading to dwelling entrances; and

 

2)         Describe the exterior wall covering.

 

i)          When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the roof system is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the roof covering, roof drainage systems, flashings, skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations; and

 

2)         Describe the roof covering and report the methods used to inspect the roof.

 

j)          When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the plumbing system is observed, the home inspector shall describe in detail the interior water supply and distribution systems, including fixtures and faucets, drains, waste and vent systems; water heating equipment and vent systems; flues and chimneys; fuel storage and fuel distribution systems; drainage sumps, sump pumps and related piping; and location of main water and main fuel shut-off valves.

 

k)         When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the electrical system is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the service drop; service entrance conductors, cables and raceways; service equipment and main disconnects; service grounding; interior components of service panels and subpanels; conductors; overcurrent protection devices; a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles; and ground fault circuit interrupters;

 

2)         Describe the amperage and voltage rating of the service, the location of main disconnects and subpanels and the wiring methods; and

 

3)         Report on the presence of solid conductor aluminum branch circuit wiring and on the absence of carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

 

l)          When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the heating system is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the permanently installed heating equipment, including fans, pumps, ducts and piping; their supports, registers, radiators and convectors; and visible vent systems, flues and chimneys; and

 

2)         Describe the energy source and the heating method by their distinguishing characteristics.

 

m)        When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the cooling system is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         inspect the permanently installed central and through-wall cooling equipment; and

 

2)         describe the energy source and the cooling method by their distinguishing characteristics.

 

n)         When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the interior is inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the walls, ceilings and floors; steps, stairways, balconies and their railings; countertops, installed cabinets, doors and windows; and garage doors and garage door operators; and

 

2)         Report visible signs of water and moisture penetration into the building or signs of condensation on building components.

 

o)         When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the insulation and ventilation are inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         inspect the insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces, the ventilation of attics and foundation areas, and the mechanical ventilation systems in attics, kitchens, bathrooms and laundry; and

 

2)         describe the insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces and the absence of insulation in unfinished spaces at conditioned surfaces.

 

p)         When, pursuant to the written agreement with a client, the fireplaces and solid fuel burning appliances are inspected, the home inspector shall:

 

1)         Inspect the system components, vent systems, flues and chimneys; and

 

2)         Describe the fireplaces, solid fuel burning appliances, and chimneys.

 

(Source:  Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 8063, effective June 3, 2010)

2 - Exterior

Siding, Trim: Material
Brick Veneer, Stone Veneer, Wood
Driveway, Walkway: Material
Concrete
Platforms: Overhead Coverings
Same as structure
Grounds: Landscaping and Grading
Flat site
Barriers: Fence and Gate Material
Iron
Barriers: Retaining Wall Material
No Retaining Wall
Platforms: Porch and Patio Material
Stone
Platforms: Stair Material
Stone
Siding, Trim: Association

The exterior areas may be covered by the association and are not typically included as part of the home inspection.  Verify with association the age of materials, maintenance schedule, and extent of your responsibility for maintenance and upkeep.

Driveway, Walkway: Association

The exterior areas may be covered by the association and are not typically included as part of the home inspection. Verify with association the age of materials, maintenance schedule, and extent of your responsibility for maintenance and upkeep.

Platforms: Deck and Balcony Material
Wood
Platforms: Association

The exterior areas may be covered by the association and are not typically included as part of the home inspection.  Verify with association the age of materials, maintenance schedule, and extent of your responsibility for maintenance and upkeep.

Grounds: Association

The exterior areas may be covered by the association and are not typically included as part of the home inspection.  Verify with association the maintenance schedule, and extent of your responsibility for maintenance and upkeep.

Credit
Comment
2.1.1 - Siding, Trim

Typical Cracks

Cracking in one or more places. Some cracking is to be expected in all exterior surfaces as the property settles with age. Recommend monitoring for future changes.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
2.1.2 - Siding, Trim

Peeling Paint

Peeling paint noted in some areas. This is typical, though may cause water penetration issues. Recommend regular maintenance to avoid damage.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.1.3 - Siding, Trim

Caulking or Sealing

Some caulk or sealant appears to be deteriorating, damaged, or missing in some areas. Recommend sealing openings and intersections between dissimilar building materials, as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.1.4 - Siding, Trim

Moisture Damage

Some exterior material showed moisture damage. If not properly corrected, this could lead to significant damage or deterioration. Recommend correction by a qualified licensed contractor.

Siding Siding Contractor
Credit
Comment
2.1.5 - Siding, Trim

Rusting Lintels

Rusting metal lintels noted above windows or doors, Recommend protecting from damage as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.1.6 - Siding, Trim

Deterioration to Brick /Mortar

Deterioration noted to brick and or mortar. Recommend monitoring and repair S required. 

Contractor Qualified Professional
Credit
Comment
2.2.1 - Driveway, Walkway

Cracking - Minor

Minor cosmetic cracks noted, which may indicate typical movement in the soil. Recommend monitoring and patching or sealing cracks as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.3.1 - Platforms

Cracking - Minor

Minor cosmetic cracks noted, which may indicate typical movement in the soil. Recommend monitoring and patching or sealing cracks as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.3.2 - Platforms

Typical Deterioration

Typical deterioration noted at surface of material. Recommend protecting or repairing as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.3.3 - Platforms

Rails - Missing

Missing handrails or guardrails. Recommend installing railings for additional safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.4.1 - Grounds

Tree Close to Structure

Trees planted close to structure.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
2.5.1 - Barriers

Fence - Rusting Metal

Rusting noted. Recommend protecting as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY

3 - Roof

Style
Hip
Inspection Method
Walked On
Covering, Flashing: Roof Material
Composition Shingles
Covering, Flashing: Flashing Material
Metal
Gutters, Downspouts: Material
Metal, Full gutter system
Age
Unknown, year installed per disclosure
Skylights, Chimneys: Chimney Material
Brick
Skylights, Chimneys: Skylights
Unknown Age

Age of the roofing material is unknown to the inspector. Recommend verifying age of with homeowner.

Skylights, Chimneys: Chimney Cap - Inaccessible

Chimney cap was not fully accessible for inspection due to height. Limited inspection performed. Regular maintenance and inspections advised.

Gutters, Downspouts: Subsurface Drains

Subsurface drains noted but not tested. They are not part of this inspection.

Credit
Comment
3.1.1 - Covering, Flashing

Typical Aging

General condition appears functional with signs of weathering and aging. Regular maintenance and inspections are advised.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
3.1.2 - Covering, Flashing

Damaged or Missing Shingles

Damaged or missing shingles noted. Recommend a qualified roofing professional evaluate and repair. 

Roof Roofing Professional
Credit
Comment
3.1.3 - Covering, Flashing

Roof Mounted Equipment

Roof mounted equipment noted. As fasteners inserted through the roof surface increase the possibility for leakage, these areas must be regularly maintained and inspected.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
3.1.4 - Covering, Flashing

Moss or Staining

Moss or staining noted at roof surface, Possibly due to lack of sunlight. Recommend cleaning and monitoring as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
3.2.1 - Skylights, Chimneys

Skylight Water Penetration

There are signs of possible water penetration at or near the skylight.  Skylights, if not properly installed, are prone to leaking. Monitor the condition and if there is sign of leak then have the skylight repaired or replaced.

Proper flashing around the skylight is critical.

4 - Attic

General: Style
Full size attic
General: Framing
Truss framing
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Type
Fiberglass, Batt, Blown, Mineral Wool
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Depth
15+ inches
Ventilation: Type
Soffit Vents, Ridge Vents, Stationary Vents, Electric Vent Fan(s)
General: Accessibility
Fully entered attic
General: Design Limits Interior View

Due to the inherent design of attic spaces, some areas are not conducive to inspection.

Ventilation: Power Vent - Temp Too Low

Electric power vent is tripped by a thermostat control, and the temperature is too low. Recommend verifying operation of the power vent when the temperature increases.

Credit
Comment
4.1.1 - General

No Walk Boards

No walk boards are provided. Exercise caution.

Credit
Comment
4.3.1 - Ventilation

Vents Blocked

The ventilation is blocked or minimal. Additional attic ventilation is recommended.

Hardhat General Contractor

5 - Foundation

Basement: General
Poured concrete walls, Fully finished, Proper handrail at stairs
Sump Pump: Location
Basement
Sump Pump: Unable to Test

Unable to manually test pump due to design. Verify proper operation with seller.

Credit
Comment
5.2.1 - Basement

Typical Cracks

Typical cracks noted. Some cracking is to be expected in all surfaces as the property settles with age. Recommend monitoring for future changes.

Mag glass Monitor

6 - Electrical

Main Panel: Capacity
200 AMP
Switches, Outlets: Present and Tested
Lighting: Light Fixtures Present
Service Entry: Style and Type
Below Ground
Main Panel: Location
Garage
Main Panel: Disconnect Type
Circuit Breaker
Branch Wiring: Type
Copper, Romex or Non Metallic, Conduit Covered
Ceiling Fans: Fixtures Present
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Detectors Present

Units not tested during home inspection. 

Service Entry: Unable to Determine Cable Type

Unable to determine service entry cable type, due to restricted access or view.

Credit
Comment
6.2.1 - Main Panel

No Labels

Panel disconnects are without the benefit of complete labeling.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
6.2.2 - Main Panel

Improper Fasteners at Cover

Improper type or number of fasteners noted at panel cover. Recommend securing panel cover with proper number of blunt ended fasteners.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
6.2.3 - Main Panel

Tripped During Inspection

Breaker tripped at the panel during inspection. Recommend evaluation and correction by a qualified licensed contractor.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
6.2.4 - Main Panel

Minimal AFCI

Missing or inadequate number of AFCI breakers noted. The requirement for AFCI for some 15amp or 20amp breakers began with the 1999 edition of the National Electric Code, and have since included upgrading to AFCI style when breakers need replacement.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
6.4.1 - Switches, Outlets

GFCI Not Functioning
Rear Deck, Master bedroom balcony,

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlet does not appear to be functioning properly.  Outlet won't reset - or - Outlet has power but does not trip when tested. Recommend replacement for safety.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
6.4.2 - Switches, Outlets

Inoperative Outlet
Rear deck

Some outlets did not respond to test. Recommend evaluation and correction by a qualified licensed contractor.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
6.4.3 - Switches, Outlets

Ungrounded
Rear deck, 2nd floor bathroom, Master bathroom x 2,

Grounded type outlet appears to be ungrounded. Recommend correction for additional safety.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
6.4.4 - Switches, Outlets

Loose at Wall

Wall switch or outlet appears to be loose or poorly secured. Recommend correction for safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
6.5.1 - Lighting

Inoperative

Light fixtures are not operational in some areas. Possibly due to bad bulbs. Recommend verifying proper operation of light fixtures with sellers.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
6.5.2 - Lighting

Protect Bulbs
Utility room, basement closet, Master bedroom,

Exposed light bulbs should have fixture covers for additional safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
6.5.3 - Lighting

Pull Chain

Pull chain fixtures noted. Recommend installing switched and covered fixtures.

Electric Electrical Contractor

7 - Plumbing

Supply Lines: Material
Copper
Waste Lines: Material
Plastic, Chromed pipe
Fuel System: Location
Rear
Water Heater: Manufacturer
AO Smith
Water Heater: Year of Manufacturer
2004
Water Heater Ventilation: Material
Metal
Fuel System: General
Natural Gas
Water Heater: Location
Utility Area, Basement, Closet
Water Heater: Power Source, Capacity
Natural Gas, 75 Gallons
Main: Material, Size, Location
Copper, 1+ inch diameter, Basement, Utility area, 50-60 PSI
Main: Valve Not Tested

Main water shut off valve was not tested during the home inspection.

Hose Faucets: Too Cold To Test
Rear

Unable to test hose faucet fixtures due to low temperatures. Verify operation with sellers and test when weather permits.

Credit
Comment
7.2.1 - Supply Lines

Minor Rust or Corrosion

Minor rust or corrosion is noted. Recommend monitoring for future problems.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
7.5.1 - Fuel System

Rusting

Rusting noted at supply piping. Recommend painting or protecting as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
7.5.2 - Fuel System

No Drip Leg

No visible drip leg noted at vertical piping run to equipment. Although typically not required in most jurisdictions, this inexpensive upgrade may help to prevent costly damage to mechanical equipment due to moisture and debris.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
Credit
Comment
7.6.1 - Water Heater

Damage, Rust, Corrosion

Damage, Rust, or Corrosion noted at exterior of unit. Recommend monitoring for future changes or issues.

Mag glass Monitor

8 - Cooling

Exterior Equipment: Type
Central
Exterior Equipment: Manufacturer
Rheem
Exterior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2010
Exterior Equipment: Maximum Fuse
40 amps
Interior Equipment: Manufacturer
Unable to determine
Interior Equipment: Capacity
Unable to determine
Interior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
Unable to determine
Interior Equipment: Air Temperature Drop
Not Tested
Interior Equipment: Condensation Line
Exterior Equipment: Power Disconnect Present
Exterior Equipment: Location
Rear, Appears to service the basement

Unable to determine, Units not labeled. 

Exterior Equipment: Capacity
3 tons
Interior Equipment: Location Interior
Utility area, Basement, Closet, Appears to service the basement
Interior Equipment: <65 degrees F - Not Tested

Outside air temperature was below 65 degrees F. Unable to test system at this time. Recommend further evaluation of system when outside air temperature is above 65 degrees F.

Credit
Comment
8.1.1 - Exterior Equipment

Poor Insulation

Missing, deteriorating, or damaged insulation noted on refrigerant lines. Recommend replacing insulation as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
8.2.1 - Interior Equipment

Typical Wear

Unit appears to be functional, though signs of wear and aging noted. Recommend servicing unit and checking refrigerant level annually.

Fire HVAC Professional

9 - Cooling 2

Exterior Equipment: Type
Central
Exterior Equipment: Manufacturer
Rheem
Exterior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2010
Exterior Equipment: Maximum Fuse
40 amps
Interior Equipment: Manufacturer
Rheem
Interior Equipment: Capacity
3 tons
Interior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2010
Interior Equipment: Air Temperature Drop
Not Tested
Interior Equipment: Condensation Line
Exterior Equipment: Power Disconnect Present
Exterior Equipment: Location
Rear, Appears to service the main floor, Appears to service the second story

Unable to determine, Units not labeled. 

Exterior Equipment: Capacity
3 tons
Interior Equipment: Location Interior
Attic, Appears to service the second story
Interior Equipment: Condensation Pump
Interior Equipment: <65 degrees F - Not Tested

Outside air temperature was below 65 degrees F. Unable to test system at this time. Recommend further evaluation of system when outside air temperature is above 65 degrees F.

Credit
Comment
9.1.1 - Exterior Equipment

Poor Insulation

Missing, deteriorating, or damaged insulation noted on refrigerant lines. Recommend replacing insulation as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
9.2.1 - Interior Equipment

Typical Wear

Unit appears to be functional, though signs of wear and aging noted. Recommend servicing unit and checking refrigerant level annually.

Fire HVAC Professional

10 - Heating

Equipment: Manufacturer
Rheem
Equipment: Capacity
120000 BTU
Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2009
Ventilation: Material
Metal
Duct or Distribution: Ductwork
Clean ductwork as regular maintenance, Sheet metal, Non-insulated
Thermostat: Thermostat present
Equipment: Location
Utility area, Basement, Closet, Appears to service the basement
Equipment: System and Fuel Type
Natural gas, Forced air, Electronic ignition
Filter: Filter present
Ventilation: Limited View

Unable to fully view or inspect vent material.

Duct or Distribution: Humidifier

Humidifier systems and its components are beyond the scope of a normal home inspection, and are not inspected. Recommend regular inspections and servicing along with HVAC equipment.

Credit
Comment
10.1.1 - Equipment

Typical Wear

Unit appears to be functional, though signs of wear and aging noted. Recommend servicing unit blower motor, pilot light, vent system and burners annually.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
10.1.2 - Equipment

Older Than 10 Years

Fuel gas powered heating system appears to be over 10 years old. Units of this advanced age are more susceptible to heat exchanger problems. It is recommended that any unit over 10 years old be serviced by a qualified licensed contractor annually. Verify service records with seller.

Fire HVAC Professional

11 - Heating 2

Equipment: Manufacturer
Rheem
Equipment: Capacity
100000 BTU
Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2009
Ventilation: Material
Metal
Duct or Distribution: Ductwork
Clean ductwork as regular maintenance, Sheet metal, Non-insulated, Insulated, Flexible round
Thermostat: Thermostat present
Equipment: Location
Attic, Appears to service the second story
Equipment: System and Fuel Type
Forced air, Natural gas, Electronic ignition
Filter: Filter present
Duct or Distribution: Humidifier

Humidifier systems and its components are beyond the scope of a normal home inspection, and are not inspected. Recommend regular inspections and servicing along with HVAC equipment.

Credit
Comment
11.1.1 - Equipment

Typical Wear

Unit appears to be functional, though signs of wear and aging noted. Recommend servicing unit blower motor, pilot light, vent system and burners annually.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
11.1.2 - Equipment

Older Than 10 Years

Fuel gas powered heating system appears to be over 10 years old. Units of this advanced age are more susceptible to heat exchanger problems. It is recommended that any unit over 10 years old be serviced by a qualified licensed contractor annually. Verify service records with seller.

Fire HVAC Professional
Credit
Comment
11.3.1 - Filter

Regular Maintenance

Recommend cleaning or changing filter regularly.

Tools Handyman/DIY

12 - Fireplace

General: Functional Damper Present
General: System and Fuel Type
1st Floor
Prefabricated metal, Gas assisted, Wood burning
Credit
Comment
12.1.1 - General

Clean Chimney

Recommend interior chimney cleaning as regular home maintenance.

Fireplace Chimney Sweep

13 - Fireplace 2

General: System and Fuel Type
Prefabricated metal, Masonry, Gas assisted, Wood burning
Credit
Comment
13.1.1 - General

Clean Chimney

Recommend interior chimney cleaning as regular home maintenance.

Fireplace Chimney Sweep

14 - Interior

Doors: Type of Doors
Main entry, Interior, Exterior side, Sliding glass, Tempered Glass
Windows: Type, Style, Material
Insulated glass, Casement, Vinyl
Walls, Ceilings: Material
Drywall
Floors: Material
Carpet, Vinyl, Wood, Tile
Steps, Railings: Stairwell to Second Story
Credit
Comment
14.1.1 - Doors

Rubs Frame

Door appears to rub at the frame and is difficult to open or close. This may cause premature wear to the door or hardware. Recommend correction.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
14.3.1 - Walls, Ceilings

Minor Cracks

Typical cracks noted. Some cracking is to be expected in all interior surfaces as the property settles with age. Recommend monitoring for future changes.

Mag glass Monitor

15 - Kitchen, Laundry

Garbage Disposal: Disposal Present
Dishwasher: Manufacturer
Fisher Paykel
Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Solid surface countertop
Range, Ventilation: Range Type
Gas combo range, Electric wall oven
Range, Ventilation: Range Manufacturer
Wolf
Range, Ventilation: Vent Hood Type
External vent
Range, Ventilation: Vent Hood Manufacturer
FiveStar
Refrigerator: Manufacturer
Sub-Zero
Built-in Microwave: Manufacturer
Wolf
Laundry: Power Source
No 240v service visible, Gas line provided, 120v wall outlet provided
Sink: Sink Fixtures
Primary Faucet, Drain, Spray Wand, Shut off valves
Wetbar: Sink Fixtures
Primary Faucet, Drain
Laundry: Location
Second floor
Laundry: Water shut off valves
Sink: Limited View - Beneath Sink

Viewing below the sink is restricted. Unable to fully view plumbing supply or waste.

Refrigerator: Ice and Water

Ice maker or water dispenser noted. Unable to determine proper operation of ice maker at time of inspection due to length of time it takes for a rotation of ice machine. Verify operation of both ice and water with sellers.

Credit
Comment
15.2.1 - Garbage Disposal

Inoperative

Unit did not respond to power switch. Recommend removal or replacement.

Hardhat General Contractor
Credit
Comment
15.4.1 - Cabinets, Counter

Minor Wear

Typical wear and aging noted at cabinets or countertops. Recommend making necessary repairs.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
15.5.1 - Range, Ventilation

Vent Hood Light Inoperative

Vent hoot light fixture is inoperative, may be due to bad bulbs. Recommend replacing bulb and ensuring proper operation as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
15.8.1 - Wetbar

Leak or Damage - Drain

Leak or Damage noted at the drain line. Recommend repair or replacement by a qualified licensed contractor.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

16 - Bathroom

Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Solid surface counter
Tub, Shower Fixtures: Tub and Shower Present
Tub, Shower Surround: Material
Tile walls, Solid shower floor, Solid tub floor
Heat, Ventilation: Power Vent Present
Location
Lower level
Sink: Type
Single sink faucet, Cabinet style, Water shut off valves

Water shut off valves. 

Toilet: Toilet Present

Water shut off valve present

Credit
Comment
16.2.1 - Cabinets, Counter

Minor Wear

Typical wear and aging noted at cabinets or countertops. Recommend making necessary repairs.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
16.2.2 - Cabinets, Counter

Holes Inside Cabinet

Holes noted inside cabinets. Recommend sealing to prevent pest entry.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
16.4.1 - Tub, Shower Fixtures

Drain Stopper Inoperative

Stopper missing or did not properly operate. Recommend repair or replacement.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
Credit
Comment
16.4.2 - Tub, Shower Fixtures

Drain Slow

The drain is slower than normal at the tub or shower. Recommend cleaning and re-evaluating, repair as necessary.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
Credit
Comment
16.4.3 - Tub, Shower Fixtures

Hot and Cold Reversed

Hot and cold water are reversed at the tub or shower. Recommend correction for safety and convenience.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

17 - Bathroom 2

Sink: Type
Single sink faucet, Cabinet style, Water shut off valves

Water shut off valves. 

Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Solid surface counter
Toilet: Toilet Present

Water shut off valve present

Heat, Ventilation: Power Vent Present
Location
Main floor, Half
Credit
Comment
17.2.1 - Cabinets, Counter

Minor Wear

Typical wear and aging noted at cabinets or countertops. Recommend making necessary repairs.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
17.3.1 - Toilet

Loose hardware

Porcelain tiles are loose, recommend correction. 

Wrenches Handyman
Credit
Comment
17.4.1 - Heat, Ventilation

Inoperative Power Vent

Exhaust fan did not respond to test. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY

18 - Bathroom 3

Sink: Type
Single sink faucet, Cabinet style, Water shut off valves

Water shut off valves. 

Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Solid surface counter
Toilet: Toilet Present

Water shut off valve present

Tub, Shower Fixtures: Shower Only, No Tub
Tub, Shower Surround: Material
Tile walls, Tile shower floor
Location
Second floor
Credit
Comment
18.5.1 - Tub, Shower Surround

Maintain Sealant

Recommend maintaining caulk, grout or sealant at tub and walls as regular home maintenance, to limit future moisture issues.

Tools Handyman/DIY

19 - Bathroom 4

Sink: Type
Double sink faucets, Cabinet style, Water shut off valves

Water shut off valves. 

Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Solid surface counter
Toilet: Toilet Present

Water shut off valve present

Tub, Shower Fixtures: Tub and Shower Present
Tub, Shower Surround: Material
Tile walls, Tile shower floor, Solid tub floor
Heat, Ventilation: Power Vent Present
Location
Master bedroom
Jet Tub: Jet Tub Present
Credit
Comment
19.1.1 - Sink

Stopper Inoperative

Stopper missing, disconnected, or did not properly operate. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
19.5.1 - Tub, Shower Surround

Maintain Sealant

Recommend maintaining caulk, grout or sealant at tub and walls as regular home maintenance, to limit future moisture issues.

Tools Handyman/DIY

20 - Garage, Carport

Floor: Mostly Visible
Walls, Ceiling, Fire barrier: Covering Material Present
Garage Overhead Door: Type
Automatic
Garage Entry Door: Entry Door Present
Location
Under main house roof, Two car, Garage
Credit
Comment
20.1.1 - Floor

Typical Cracks

Cracks noted. Some cracking is to be expected as the property settles with age. Recommend monitoring for any future changes.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
20.2.1 - Walls, Ceiling, Fire barrier

Typical Cracks or Wear

Typical cracks, wear, or peeling tape joints noted at the wall or ceiling. Some cracking is to be expected at all interior surfaces as the property settles with age. Recommend monitoring for any future changes and remedy as necessary.

Tools Handyman/DIY