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1234 Main St.
Lafayette, LA 70503
10/13/2019 9:00AM

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Agent Name

Agency Name
36
Recommendation
13
Maintenance needed
3
Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

Weather Conditions
Overcast, Wet Grounds, Heavy Rain
Exterior Temperature
80-90 F
Main Entry Faces
North
Type of Building
Single Family
Area
Suburb
Style
1 Story
In Attendance
Client, Clients family
Occupancy
Not occupied - Partial Furnishings
Utility: Sewage Disposal
Public or City
Utility: Water Source
Public or City
Utility: Status
All utilities on
Rain

Rain present at time of inspection. Please note that rain during the home inspection may limit safe access to some ares (i.e. walking on the roof). If there are any concerns about areas where the inspection may have been limited, a follow-up inspection is recommended prior to closing.

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, Hardboard or Engineered Wood
Driveway, Walkway: Material
Concrete
Porch, Patio & Deck: Deck and Balcony Material
None
Porch, Patio & Deck: Stair Material
None
Porch, Patio & Deck: Overhead Coverings
Same as structure
Grounds: Landscaping and Grading
Flat site
Barriers: Fence and Gate Material
Wood
Barriers: Retaining Wall Material
No Retaining Wall
Porch, Patio & Deck: Porch and Patio Material
Concrete
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. 

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.

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2.2.1 - 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
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2.2.2 - Siding, Trim

Siding to Ground

Inadequate clearance between siding and ground. Recommend minimum clearance between bottom of siding and ground of 4". Siding in contact with the ground or soil may provide direct access for wood destroying insect or moisture entry. Recommend correction as necessary, by a qualified licensed contractor.

Siding Siding Contractor
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2.2.3 - Siding, Trim

Non-Professional Repair

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

Mag glass Monitor
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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
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2.5.1 - Grounds

Poor Drainage

Evidence of poor drainage. Recommend correction.

Triangle Grading 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.

Slab on Grade: Not Fully Visible - Exterior

The exterior perimeter of the slab is not fully visible due to high soil, high concrete, or low siding. All of which may hide cracking, or allow moisture or wood destroying insect entry. Verify history of issues with the seller and monitor for future or ongoing issues.

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.

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3.1.1 - Slab on Grade

Cracking - Minor

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

Mag glass Monitor
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3.1.2 - 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
Metal, Partial gutter system
Style
Hip, Gable
Inspection Method
Walked On
Age
Possibly original, Unknown
Possibly Original

Age of the roof material is unknown to the inspector, but appears to be original to the house. Recommend verifying age 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.

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4.1.1 - Covering, Flashing

Typical Aging

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

Mag glass Monitor
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4.1.2 - Covering, Flashing

Damaged or Missing Shingles

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

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.1.3 - Covering, Flashing

Lifted Shingles or Fasteners

Lifted shingles or protruding fasteners are noted. Regular maintenance and inspections are advised.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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4.1.4 - 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
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4.2.1 - Gutters, Downspouts

Extend Downspout

Recommend routing downspouts away from the structure.

Tools Handyman/DIY

5 - Attic

Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Type
Fiberglass, Batt
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Depth
6-10 inches
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Vapor Barrier
Kraft paper on fiberglass insulation
Ventilation: Type
Soffit Vents, Ridge Vents, Turbine Vent Fan(s)
General: Accessibility
Fully entered attic
General: Style
Full size attic
General: Framing
Conventional framing
Insulation, Vapor Barrier: Type
Cellulose, Blown
General: Design Limits Interior View

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

General: Personals Limit Interior View

Due to personal belongings stored in the attic space, the view only allows for a partial 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.

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5.1.1 - General

Chimney Flue Exposed

Opening noted around the chimney flue in attic. This area should be sealed with fire blocking to prevent flammable materials from falling onto the top of the firebox.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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5.1.2 - General

Framing or Bracing Loose

Loose brace or framing noted in attic. Recommend securing existing framing to limit potential issues.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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5.2.1 - Insulation, Vapor Barrier

Missing Insulation

No insulation is provided in some or all areas of the attic. Recommend contacting a qualified licensed contractor for an evaluation, and more information on the benefits of adequate insulation.

House construction Insulation Contractor

6 - Parking

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

Major Cracks

Significant cracks or settling noted. Recommend further evaluation and replacement by a qualified licensed contractor.

Hardhat General Contractor
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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

7 - Cooling

Exterior Equipment: Power Disconnect Present
Exterior Equipment: Type
Central, Split System
Exterior Equipment: Manufacturer
Trane
Exterior Equipment: Capacity
3 1/2 tons
Exterior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2010
Exterior Equipment: Maximum Fuse
45 amps
Interior Equipment: Manufacturer
International Comfort Products
Interior Equipment: Capacity
4 tons
Interior Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2012
Interior Equipment: Condensation Line
Exterior Equipment: Location
Left
Interior Equipment: Location Interior
Attic
Interior Equipment: Air Temperature Drop
16-18 degrees F good cooling

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.

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7.1.1 - Exterior Equipment

Poor Insulation

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

Tools Handyman/DIY
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7.1.2 - Exterior Equipment

Disc - Improper Size

Disconnect breaker or fuse appears to be larger than recommended by manufacturer. Recommend correction for safety.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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7.2.1 - 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

8 - Heating

Equipment: Manufacturer
Rheem
Equipment: Capacity
75000 BTU
Equipment: Year of Manufacturer
2004
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
Flexible round

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.

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8.1.1 - Equipment

Flex Type

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

Contractor Qualified Professional

9 - Electrical

Service Entry: Style and Type
Below Ground, 120/240 Volts, Copper
Main Panel: Capacity
200 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
Garage
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.

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9.2.1 - Main Panel

Openings

Unused openings noted at the panel cover or surrounding box. Recommend covering openings for safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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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
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9.4.1 - Branch Wiring

Bare Wires

Bare wires noted. Recommend exposed wires be properly protected.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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9.5.1 - Switches, Outlets

Inoperative Outlet

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

Electric Electrical Contractor
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9.5.2 - 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
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9.6.1 - Lighting

Missing or Damaged

Missing or damaged light fixtures noted. Recommend protecting exposed wiring or installing light fixtures and verify proper operation.

Electric Electrical Contractor

10 - Plumbing

Main: Material & Size
Unable to determine
Main: Water Pressure
Less than 40 psi
Supply Lines: Material
Copper
Waste Lines: Material
Plastic
Fuel System: Location
Left
Water Heater: Power Source, Capacity
Natural Gas, 50 Gallons
Water Heater: Manufacturer
AO Smith
Water Heater: Year of Manufacturer
2004
Water Heater Ventilation: Material
Metal
Main: Main Shut-Off Location
Front
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.

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10.1.1 - Main

Low PSI <40

Water pressure is questionable. Pressure is less than 40 PSI and may be too low for effective use. Recommend evaluation by a qualified licensed contractor and correct as needed.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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10.3.1 - Waste Lines

Open Waste

Open waste line noted. Missing cap at the drain clean out.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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10.5.1 - Fuel System

Rusting

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

Tools Handyman/DIY

11 - Kitchen, Laundry

Range, Ventilation: Range Manufacturer
Kenmore
Range, Ventilation: Vent Hood Manufacturer
Frigidaire
Laundry: Location
Kitchen, Main floor
Sink: Sink Fixtures
Primary Faucet, Spray Wand, Drain
Garbage Disposal: Disposal Present
Dishwasher: Manufacturer
Kenmore
Cabinets, Counter: Material
Wood cabinets, Tile counter
Range, Ventilation: Range Type
Gas combo range
Range, Ventilation: Vent Hood Type
Built into microwave, Recirculating vent
Built-in Microwave: Manufacturer
Frigidaire
Laundry: Power Source
240v service provided, 120v wall outlet provided
Laundry: No Washer Installed

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

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11.1.1 - Sink

Leak or Damage - Faucet

Leak or Damage noted at the faucet fixture. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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11.4.1 - Cabinets, Counter

Damage

Significant wear or damage noted at cabinets or countertops. Recommend repair or replacement.

Hardhat General Contractor
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11.5.1 - Range, Ventilation

No Anti-Tip

No anti-tip device was installed on the freestanding range. Recommend installing device for safety.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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11.5.2 - Range, Ventilation

Inoperable Electrical

Inoperable electric power supply. Unable to light front-right burner with ignitor.  Recommend repair or replacement as necessary.

Wash Appliance Repair

12 - Hall Bathroom

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

No access available below the tub  Plumbing was not visible. 

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12.1.1 - Sink

Stopper Inoperative

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

Tools Handyman/DIY
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12.6.1 - Heat, Ventilation

Vent Ends in the Attic

Power vent material appears to end in the attic. Recommend terminating all moisture vents to the exterior.

Tools Handyman/DIY

13 - Master Bathroom

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

No access available below the tub  Plumbing was not visible. 

Jet Tub: No View Beneath

No visible access beneath the tub. Unable to fully inspect tub, fixtures, or equipment.

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13.1.1 - Sink

Faucet Leaks

Leak noted at the faucet fixture. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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13.1.2 - Sink

Damage at Sink

Heavy wear, stains or cracked sink basin. Recommend monitoring for issues and repair or replace as necessary.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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13.5.1 - Tub, Shower Surround

Poor Grout

Deteriorating grout noted at tile areas. Recommend sealing to prevent moisture issues.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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13.6.1 - Jet Tub

Leaks Noted

Leaking noted at the spa tub pump/motor and/or piping connected to the jets.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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13.7.1 - Heat, Ventilation

Poor Vent Location

Power moisture vent does not appear to be properly located in the wet areas. Recommend additional exhaust vent in wet areas to avoid future issues.

Hardhat General Contractor
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13.7.2 - Heat, Ventilation

Vent Ends in the Attic

Power vent material appears to end in the attic. Recommend terminating all moisture vents to the exterior.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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13.7.3 - Heat, Ventilation

Inoperable Heater

Bathroom heater is not fully functional. Repairs are needed.

Contractor Qualified Professional

14 - Interior

Doors: Type of Doors
Main entry, Exterior rear, Interior, Tempered Glass, Exterior garage
Windows: Type, Style, Material
Single-hung, Vinyl
Walls, Ceilings: Material
Drywall, Wood, Wallpaper
Floors: Material
Laminate, Tile, Carpet

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.

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14.1.1 - Doors

Damaged Door - Interior

Damage noted at interior door. Recommend repair or replacement.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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14.1.2 - Doors

Spring Ball

Damaged or missing spring balls noted.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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14.2.1 - Windows

Screens

Damaged or missing exterior screens noted. Recommend repair or replacement as regular home maintenance.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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14.2.2 - Windows

Fogged Glass

Fogged dual pane glass noted. Recommend replacement as necessary.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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14.2.3 - 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
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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
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14.4.1 - Floors

Typical Wear

Typical wear, scratches or stains noted at flooring material. Recommend replacement as necessary.

Flooring Flooring Contractor
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14.4.2 - Floors

Moisture Stains or Damage

Moisture stains or damaged flooring material noted. Recommend replacement as necessary.

Flooring Flooring Contractor

15 - Fireplace

General: System and Fuel Type
Gas insert
General: Non-Vented Gas Unit

Non-vented fireplace noted. These units are for aesthetic purposes only, and are not intended to provide primary heating. Verify proper operation by consulting the manufacturer's instructions, as improper use may be hazardous to health and safety.

I. The inspector shall inspect: readily accessible and visible portions of the fireplaces and chimneys; lintels above the fireplace openings; damper doors by opening and closing them, if readily accessible and manually operable; and cleanout doors and frames. II. The inspector shall describe: the type of fireplace. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: evidence of joint separation, damage or deterioration of the hearth, hearth extension or chambers; manually operated dampers that did not open and close; the lack of a smoke detector in the same room as the fireplace; the lack of a carbon-monoxide detector in the same room as the fireplace; and cleanouts not made of metal, pre-cast cement, or other non-combustible material. IV. The inspector is not required to: inspect the flue or vent system; inspect the interior of chimneys or flues, fire doors or screens, seals or gaskets, or mantels; determine the need for a chimney sweep; operate gas fireplace inserts; light pilot flames; determine the appropriateness of any installation; inspect automatic fuel-fed devices; inspect combustion and/or make-up air devices; inspect heat-distribution assists, whether gravity-controlled or fan-assisted; ignite or extinguish fires; determine the adequacy of drafts or draft characteristics; move fireplace inserts, stoves or firebox contents; perform a smoke test; dismantle or remove any component; perform a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)-style inspection; perform a Phase I fireplace and chimney inspection.

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15.1.1 - General

Gas Valve in Fire Box

The gas supply valve is inside the fire box. Valves should be located outside of the box for safety and convenience. Recommend exercising caution or moving valve to a more convenient location.

Hardhat General Contractor