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.
Lafayette, LA 70503
10/13/2019 9:00AM

Sample agent
agent

Agent Name

Agency Name
39
Recommendation
20
Maintenance needed
5
Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

Weather Conditions
Cloudy, Dry Grounds
Exterior Temperature
90-100 F
Main Entry Faces
East
Type of Building
Single Family
Area
City
Style
1 Story
In Attendance
Client's Agent, Client showed at the end of inspection
Occupancy
Not occupied - Partial Furnishings
Utility: Sewage Disposal
Public or City
Utility: Water Source
Public or City
Utility: Status
All utilities on
Partial Furnishings

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.

2 - Exterior

Siding, Trim: Material
Brick Veneer, Wood
Driveway, Walkway: Material
Concrete
Porch, Patio & Deck: Porch and Patio Material
Concrete
Porch, Patio & Deck: Stair Material
None
Porch, Patio & Deck: Overhead Coverings
Same as structure, Open design
Grounds: Landscaping and Grading
Flat site
Barriers: Fence and Gate Material
Wood
Barriers: Retaining Wall Material
No Retaining Wall
Porch, Patio & Deck: Deck and Balcony Material
Wood
Structure: Wood Structure

As far as visible during the inspection, areas of the wall, flooring, ceiling and roof structure appear to include typical wood framing. 

Workshop: Material
Wood
Porch, Patio & Deck: Low Elevation

Low elevation of the platform limits viewing under the structure.

Barriers: Locked Gate

Gate was locked. Unable to test.

Workshop: Limited View - Underside

Low elevation or blocked perimeter limits view beneath shed.

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.

Credit
Comment
2.2.1 - 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
2.2.2 - Siding, Trim

Damaged or Missing Material

Damaged or Missing material noted, which could result in moisture intrusion, pest intrusion, or damaging leaks. Recommend evaluation by a qualified licensed contractor and repair or replace as needed.

Siding Siding Contractor
Credit
Comment
2.2.3 - 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
2.2.4 - Siding, Trim

Sealed Weep

Drainage/weep holes appear to have been sealed.

Contractor Qualified Professional
Credit
Comment
2.3.1 - 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
2.4.1 - Porch, Patio & Deck

Typical Deterioration

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

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.4.2 - Porch, Patio & Deck

Wood to Ground

Wood to ground contact noted.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
2.4.3 - Porch, Patio & Deck

Damage, Missing

Damaged or Missing material noted. Recommend correction by a qualified licensed contractor.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.7.1 - Workshop

Damage

Damage or deterioration noted. Recommend repair or replacement as needed.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
2.7.2 - Workshop

Wood to Ground

Wood to ground contact noted. Recommend monitoring for moisture damage or wood destroying insect entry.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
2.7.3 - Workshop

Disconnected Electrical

Electrical supply has been disconnected at the workshop. Abandoned wires, lights and outlets noted.

Electric Electrical Contractor

3 - Foundation

Slab on Grade: Slab

Slab or foundation is mostly visible, and no problems are noted in accessible areas.

Slab on Grade: Not Fully Visible - Interior

Interior slab is not fully visible due to floor covering. No readily visible problems are noted in accessible areas.

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the foundation; B. the basement; C. the crawlspace; and D. structural components. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of foundation; and B. the location of the access to the under-floor space. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. observed indications of wood in contact with or near soil; B. observed indications of active water penetration; C. observed indications of possible foundation movement, such as sheetrock cracks, brick cracks, out-of-square door frames, and unlevel floors; and D. any observed cutting, notching and boring of framing members that may, in the inspector's opinion, present a structural or safety concern. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. enter any crawlspace that is not readily accessible, or where entry could cause damage or pose a hazard to him/herself. B. move stored items or debris. C. operate sump pumps with inaccessible floats. D. identify the size, spacing, span or location or determine the adequacy of foundation bolting, bracing, joists, joist spans or support systems. E. provide any engineering or architectural service. F. report on the adequacy of any structural system or component.

Credit
Comment
3.1.1 - Slab on Grade

Corner Cracks

Typical corner cracks noted at the edges of the foundation. No need for repairs.

Mag glass Monitor

4 - Roof

Covering, Flashing: Roof Material
Composition Shingles
Covering, Flashing: Flashing Material
Metal
Gutters, Downspouts: Material
No gutters installed
Age
Unknown
Style
Hip
Inspection Method
Walked On
Unknown Age

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

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.

Credit
Comment
4.1.1 - Covering, Flashing

Deflection

Deflection noted at the roof surface. Regular maintenance and inspections are advised.

Mag glass Monitor

5 - Attic

Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Depth
Less than 6 inches
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Vapor Barrier
Foil faced on fiberglass insulation
Ventilation: Type
Soffit Vents, Turbine Vent Fan(s)
General: Accessibility
Fully entered attic
General: Style
Full size attic
General: Framing
Conventional framing
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Type
Fiberglass, Batt
General: Design Limits Interior View

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

Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Vapor Barrier Not Visible

Vapor barrier/retarder was not visible during the inspection.

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.

Credit
Comment
5.2.1 - Insulation, Vapor Barrier

Add Insulation

Insulation is below the height of the ceiling joists. Recommend additional insulation in the attic. 

House construction Insulation Contractor
Credit
Comment
5.2.2 - Insulation, Vapor Barrier

Uneven Insulation

Some insulation has been damaged, uneven, or poorly supported, and its effectiveness is in question. Recommend correction by a qualified licensed contractor.

House construction Insulation Contractor
Credit
Comment
5.3.1 - Ventilation

Vents Blocked

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

Hardhat General Contractor

6 - Parking

Location
Attached, Two car, Garage
Floor: Mostly Visible
Walls, Ceiling, Fire barrier: Covering Material Present
Garage Overhead Door: Type
Automatic
Garage Entry Door: Entry Door Present
Credit
Comment
6.2.1 - 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
Credit
Comment
6.3.1 - Garage Overhead Door

Adjustment Needed

Overhead door will not close properly, possibly due to improper or incomplete safety features. Recommend adjustment and verification of properly operating safety features.

Garage Garage Door Contractor
Credit
Comment
6.4.1 - Garage Entry Door

Door Not Fire Rated

House entry door does not appear to be fire rated. Recommend installing a fire rated door for additional safety. (glass, pet door, or hollow type interior doors are unacceptable)

Hardhat General Contractor

7 - Cooling

Exterior Equipment: Power Disconnect Present
Exterior Equipment: Type
Central, Split System
Exterior Equipment: Manufacturer
Tempstar
Exterior Equipment: Capacity
4 tons
Exterior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2017
Exterior Equipment: Maximum Fuse
35 amps
Interior Equipment: Manufacturer
American Standard
Interior Equipment: Capacity
4 tons
Interior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2003
Interior Equipment: Air Temperature Drop
<12 degrees F cooling not adequate
Interior Equipment: Condensation Line
Exterior Equipment: Location
Right
Interior Equipment: Location Interior
Attic

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the cooling system, using normal operating controls. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the location of the thermostat for the cooling system; and B. the cooling method. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. any cooling system that did not operate; and B. if the cooling system was deemed inaccessible. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the cooling system. B. inspect portable window units, through-wall units, or electronic air filters. C. operate equipment or systems if the exterior temperature is below 65 Fahrenheit, or when other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. D. inspect or determine thermostat calibration, cooling anticipation, or automatic setbacks or clocks. E. examine electrical current, coolant fluids or gases, or coolant leakage.

Credit
Comment
7.2.1 - Interior Equipment

Poor Air Drop

Unit does not appear to be producing an adequate air temperature drop. Recommend servicing unit.

Fire HVAC Professional
Credit
Comment
7.2.2 - Interior Equipment

Condensation Line - Insulation

Recommend insulating drain line to guard against condensation on exterior of piping.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
7.2.3 - Interior Equipment

Drain Pan - Float Only

The drain pan has a float safety switch, but not an overflow drain line. It is recommended that a drain line be installed to facilitate easier drainage of overflow pan, and as a safety device in case of float switch failure.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
7.2.4 - Interior Equipment

Drain Pan - Minor Damage

Typical damage or rusting noted at drain pan.

Mag glass Monitor

8 - Heating

Equipment: Manufacturer
Tempstar
Equipment: Capacity
90000 BTU
Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2018
Ventilation: Material
Metal
Filter: Filter present
Thermostat: Thermostat present
Equipment: Location
Attic
Equipment: System and Fuel Type
Natural gas, Forced air, Electronic ignition
Duct or Distribution: Ductwork
Insulated, Sheet metal

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the heating system, using normal operating controls. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the location of the thermostat for the heating system; B. the energy source; and C. the heating method. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. any heating system that did not operate; and B. if the heating system was deemed inaccessible. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. inspect or evaluate the interior of flues or chimneys, fire chambers, heat exchangers, combustion air systems, fresh-air intakes, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, electronic air filters, geothermal systems, or solar heating systems. B. inspect fuel tanks or underground or concealed fuel supply systems. C. determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the heating system. D. light or ignite pilot flames. E. activate heating, heat pump systems, or other heating systems when ambient temperatures or other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. F. override electronic thermostats. G. evaluate fuel quality. H. verify thermostat calibration, heat anticipation, or automatic setbacks, timers, programs or clocks.

Credit
Comment
8.1.1 - Equipment

Odd Flame

Unusual flame pattern noted. Recommend servicing unit by a qualified licensed contractor.

Fire HVAC Professional
Credit
Comment
8.1.2 - Equipment

Flex Type

Flexible piping noted at the furnace gas supply. Recommend replacing with a hard pipe. 

Contractor Qualified Professional
Credit
Comment
8.1.3 - Equipment

Improper Operation

Unit is not properly operating. Recommend servicing unit by a qualified licensed contractor.

Fire HVAC Professional
Credit
Comment
8.3.1 - Filter

Damaged Grille

Damaged return air grille or filter door. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
8.4.1 - Duct or Distribution

Duct - Defects

Damage, deterioration or defects noted at some ducts or their insulation wrap. Recommend replacement as necessary.

Fire HVAC Professional
Credit
Comment
8.4.2 - Duct or Distribution

Low Air Flow

Low air volume noted at some registers. Recommend evaluation, cleaning, or repair by a qualified licensed contractor.

Fire HVAC Professional

9 - Electrical

Service Entry: Style and Type
Below Ground, 120/240 Volts, Copper
Main Panel: Capacity
150 AMP
Main Panel: Disconnect Type
Circuit Breaker
Sub Panel: Location
A/C Unit
Sub Panel: Disconnect Type
Fuses
Branch Wiring: Type
Copper, Romex or Non Metallic
Switches, Outlets: Present and Tested
Lighting: Light Fixtures Present
Ceiling Fans: Fixtures Present
Main Panel: Location
Closet, Rear
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Detectors Present

Units not tested during home inspection. We suggest additional carbon monoxide and smoke detectors be installed in appropriate locations, and tested as regular home maintenance.

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.

Credit
Comment
9.2.1 - Main Panel

Federal Pacific Electric (FPE)

This breaker is also known as "red head" or "stab lock" and the reliability of this manufacturer has conflicting information. Recommend evaluation by a qualified licensed electrician familiar with this equipment, and replace as necessary.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
9.2.2 - 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
9.2.3 - Main Panel

Defects

Rust, corrosion, defects, or damage noted at the electric panel. Recommend monitoring for ongoing issues and contact a qualified licensed contractor for replacement as necessary.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
9.4.1 - Branch Wiring

Abandon

Possible abandon wiring noted. Recommend verifying status and removing unused or abandon wiring.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
9.5.1 - Switches, Outlets

Missing GFCI Protection

kitchen countertop outlets

Missing Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets. Recommend GFCI outlets be functioning at all locations where one comes in contact with water and electricity at the same time. Consider upgrading to comply with current safety recommendations.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
9.5.2 - Switches, Outlets

Cover Plate Damaged or Missing

Missing or damaged cover plates noted. Recommend replacement for safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
9.5.3 - Switches, Outlets

Miswired Outlet

One or more receptacles have been improperly wired (reverse polarity, open neutral, etc). This can create a shock hazard. Recommend correction by a qualified licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
9.5.4 - Switches, Outlets

Ungrounded

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

Electric Electrical Contractor
Credit
Comment
9.6.1 - Lighting

Protect Bulbs

Exposed light bulbs should have fixture covers for additional safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY

10 - Plumbing

Main: Material & Size
Copper, 3/4" diameter
Supply Lines: Material
Copper, Plastic
Waste Lines: Material
Plastic, Chromed pipe
Fuel System: Location
Right
Water Heater: Power Source, Capacity
40 Gallons, Natural Gas
Water Heater: Manufacturer
Kenmore
Water Heater: Year of Manufacturer
2000
Water Heater Ventilation: Material
Metal
Main: Main Shut-Off Location
At the meter
Main: Water Pressure
60-70 psi
Fuel System: General
Natural Gas
Water Heater: Location
Attic
Hose Faucets: Functional

Visible hose faucet fixtures were tested, and appear to function as designed.

Main: Valve Not Tested

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

Waste Lines: Not Visible

The plumbing waste lines are not fully visible. Unable to determine status.

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the main water supply shut-off valve; B. the main fuel supply shut-off valve; C. the water heating equipment, including the energy source, venting connections, temperature/pressure-relief (TPR) valves, Watts 210 valves, and seismic bracing; D. interior water supply, including all fixtures and faucets, by running the water; E. all toilets for proper operation by flushing; F. all sinks, tubs and showers for functional drainage; G. the drain, waste and vent system; and H. drainage sump pumps with accessible floats. II. The inspector shall describe: A. whether the water supply is public or private based upon observed evidence; B. the location of the main water supply shut-off valve; C. the location of the main fuel supply shut-off valve; D. the location of any observed fuel-storage system; and E. the capacity of the water heating equipment, if labeled. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. deficiencies in the water supply by viewing the functional flow in two fixtures operated simultaneously; B. deficiencies in the installation of hot and cold water faucets; C. mechanical drain stops that were missing or did not operate if installed in sinks, lavatories and tubs; and D. toilets that were damaged, had loose connections to the floor, were leaking, or had tank components that did not operate. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. light or ignite pilot flames. B. measure the capacity, temperature, age, life expectancy or adequacy of the water heater. C. inspect the interior of flues or chimneys, combustion air systems, water softener or filtering systems, well pumps or tanks, safety or shut-off valves, floor drains, lawn sprinkler systems, or fire sprinkler systems. D. determine the exact flow rate, volume, pressure, temperature or adequacy of the water supply. E. determine the water quality, potability or reliability of the water supply or source. F. open sealed plumbing access panels. G. inspect clothes washing machines or their connections. H. operate any valve. I. test shower pans, tub and shower surrounds or enclosures for leakage or functional overflow protection. J. evaluate the compliance with conservation, energy or building standards, or the proper design or sizing of any water, waste or venting components, fixtures or piping. K. determine the effectiveness of anti-siphon, backflow prevention or drain-stop devices. L. determine whether there are sufficient cleanouts for effective cleaning of drains. M. evaluate fuel storage tanks or supply systems. N. inspect wastewater treatment systems. O. inspect water treatment systems or water filters. P. inspect water storage tanks, pressure pumps, or bladder tanks. Q. evaluate wait time to obtain hot water at fixtures, or perform testing of any kind to water heater elements. R. evaluate or determine the adequacy of combustion air. S. test, operate, open or close: safety controls, manual stop valves, temperature/pressure-relief valves, control valves, or check valves. T. examine ancillary or auxiliary systems or components, such as, but not limited to, those related to solar water heating and hot water circulation. U. determine the existence or condition of polybutylene plumbing. V. inspect or test for gas or fuel leaks, or indications thereof.

Credit
Comment
10.2.1 - Supply Lines

Significant Rust or Corrosion

Significant rust or corrosion noted. Recommend monitoring for future issues and repair or replace as needed.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
10.2.2 - Supply Lines

Add Insulation

Recommend insulation of pipes to avoid condensation or moisture issues.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
10.2.3 - Supply Lines

Glued Piping

Glued plastic piping noted. This is typically not recommended in most jurisdictions. Recommend evaluation by a qualified licensed contractor and replace as needed.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
Credit
Comment
10.2.4 - Supply Lines

Previous repairs

Previous repairs noted at the plumbing. Break them in verifying history with seller in monitoring for problems.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
10.6.1 - Water Heater

No Drain Pan or Drain Line

Recommend a completed overflow drain pan with a drain line routed to the nearby floor drain, sump pit, or directly to the exterior.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
Credit
Comment
10.7.1 - Water Heater Ventilation

Poor Clearance

Inadequate pipe clearance. Combustibles are nearby or touching vent pipe.

Tools Handyman/DIY

11 - Kitchen, Laundry

Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Stone counter
Range, Ventilation: Range Manufacturer
GE
Range, Ventilation: Vent Hood Type
Recirculating vent
Range, Ventilation: Vent Hood Manufacturer
Unable to Determine
Laundry: Location
Closet, Kitchen
Laundry: Power Source
240v service provided, 120v wall outlet provided
Sink: Sink Fixtures
Primary Faucet, Spray Wand, Drain
Dishwasher: Manufacturer
Whirlpool
Range, Ventilation: Range Type
Electric combo range
Laundry: No Washer Installed

No washing machine installed. Laundry plumbing was not tested. Recommend verifying proper operation of plumbing with sellers.

Credit
Comment
11.1.1 - Sink

Flexible Drain

Temporary flexible piping materials noted on drain line. Recommend upgrading to hard pipe as necessary.

Mag glass Monitor
Credit
Comment
11.4.1 - Range, Ventilation

Vent Ends Improperly

Recirculating vent does not have an adequate opening at the top of the cabinet. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
11.4.2 - 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
11.5.1 - Laundry

Three-Prong Outlet

A three-prong electrical outlet is installed at the laundry. Recommend upgrading to a newer four-prong outlet.

Contractor Qualified Professional
Credit
Comment
11.5.2 - Laundry

Vent Terminates Improperly

Improper dryer vent noted. Vent terminates into the garage.

Contractor Qualified Professional

12 - Bathroom

Sink: Type
Single sink faucet, Cabinet style
Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Stone counter
Toilet: Toilet Present
Tub, Shower Fixtures: Tub and Shower Present
Tub, Shower Surround: Material
Solid tub floor, Tile walls
Heat, Ventilation: Power Vent Present
Location
Hallway
Tub, Shower Fixtures: No Bath Trap

No access available below the tub  Plumbing was not visible. 

Credit
Comment
12.4.1 - 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
Credit
Comment
12.6.1 - Heat, Ventilation

Noisy Vent

Exhaust fan was noisy while operating. Recommend repair or replacement as necessary.

Tools Handyman/DIY

13 - Master Bathroom

Sink: Type
Double sink faucets, Cabinet style
Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Stone counter
Toilet: Toilet Present
Tub, Shower Fixtures: Tub and Shower Present
Tub, Shower Surround: Material
Solid tub floor, Tile walls
Heat, Ventilation: Power Vent Present
Location
Master bedroom
Tub, Shower Fixtures: No Bath Trap

No access available below the tub  Plumbing was not visible. 

Credit
Comment
13.1.1 - Sink

Stopper Inoperative

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

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
13.1.2 - Sink

Slow Drain

Slow drain noted. Recommend cleaning drain and re-evaluating, and make repairs or replacements as necessary.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
Credit
Comment
13.3.1 - Toilet

Bad Flush

The toilet does not flush properly and needs repair.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
13.4.1 - 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

14 - Interior

Doors: Type of Doors
Main entry, Exterior garage, Exterior rear, Interior, Non Tempered Glass
Windows: Type, Style, Material
Single-hung, Single pane glass, Metal Framed
Walls, Ceilings: Material
Drywall, Wood, Paneling
Floors: Material
Laminate, Tile, Wood

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. a representative number of doors and windows by opening and closing them; B. floors, walls and ceilings; C. stairs, steps, landings, stairways and ramps; D. railings, guards and handrails; and E. garage vehicle doors and the operation of garage vehicle door openers, using normal operating controls. II. The inspector shall describe: A. a garage vehicle door as manually-operated or installed with a garage door opener. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. improper spacing between intermediate balusters, spindles and rails for steps, stairways, guards and railings; B. photo-electric safety sensors that did not operate properly; and C. any window that was obviously fogged or displayed other evidence of broken seals. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. inspect paint, wallpaper, window treatments or finish treatments. B. inspect floor coverings or carpeting. C. inspect central vacuum systems. D. inspect for safety glazing. E. inspect security systems or components. F. evaluate the fastening of islands, countertops, cabinets, sink tops or fixtures. G. move furniture, stored items, or any coverings, such as carpets or rugs, in order to inspect the concealed floor structure. H. move suspended-ceiling tiles. I. inspect or move any household appliances. J. inspect or operate equipment housed in the garage, except as otherwise noted. K. verify or certify the proper operation of any pressure-activated auto-reverse or related safety feature of a garage door. L. operate or evaluate any security bar release and opening mechanisms, whether interior or exterior, including their compliance with local, state or federal standards. M. operate any system, appliance or component that requires the use of special keys, codes, combinations or devices. N. operate or evaluate self-cleaning oven cycles, tilt guards/latches, or signal lights. O. inspect microwave ovens or test leakage from microwave ovens. P. operate or examine any sauna, steamgenerating equipment, kiln, toaster, ice maker, coffee maker, can opener, bread warmer, blender, instant hot-water dispenser, or other small, ancillary appliances or devices. Q. inspect elevators. R. inspect remote controls. S. inspect appliances. T. inspect items not permanently installed. U. discover firewall compromises. V. inspect pools, spas or fountains. W. determine the adequacy of whirlpool or spa jets, water force, or bubble effects. X. determine the structural integrity or leakage of pools or spas.

Credit
Comment
14.1.1 - Doors

Door Won't Latch - Interior

Door won't properly latch. Recommend adjustment.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
14.1.2 - 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
14.1.3 - Doors

Damaged Door - Exterior

Damage noted at exterior door. Peeling paint, Rust, Corrosion, or Defects may cause further issues. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
14.1.4 - Doors

Dead Latch

Interior dead bolt has a key-exit only. Recommend replacing with a latch style dead bolt for safety and convenience.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
14.1.5 - Doors

Off Track or Missing

Interior doors appear to be missing or off track. Recommend correction.

Tools Handyman/DIY
Credit
Comment
14.2.1 - Windows

Falling Rapidly

Some windows fall rapidly when opened. Sash cords or springs may be damaged. Recommend repair or replacement for additional safety.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
Credit
Comment
14.2.2 - Windows

Cracked Glass

Cracked or broken glass noted. Recommend replacement for safety.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
Credit
Comment
14.2.3 - Windows

Inoperative

Window or hardware is not fully functional. Recommend repair or replacement by a qualified licensed contractor.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
Credit
Comment
14.3.1 - Walls, Ceilings

Non-Professional Repair

Non-professional repair noted. Verify history with seller and remedy as necessary.

Mag glass Monitor