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1234 Main St.
Waterloo, IA 50702
12/14/2019 9:00AM

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Recommendations
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Summary
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Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

In Attendance
Client
Temperature (approximate)
77 Fahrenheit (F)
Occupancy
Occupied
Style
Ranch
Type of Building
Single Family
Garage
Attached
Weather Conditions
Clear, Windy

2 - Roof

IN NI NP D
2.1 Coverings X
2.2 Roof Drainage Systems X X
2.3 Flashings X X
2.4 Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations X
Inspection Method
Ladder, Spectoscope
Roof Type/Style
Gable
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Aluminum
Flashings: Material
Metal
Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations: Vents
Plumbing, Flue (Water Heater)
Coverings: Material
Asphalt
Steep Roof

Steep slope prevented portions of the roof from being walked.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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2.2.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Downspouts Drain Near House

One or more downspouts drain too close to the home's foundation. This can result in excessive moisture in the soil at the foundation, which can lead to foundation/structural movement and water damage. Recommend a qualified gutter contractor adjust downspout extensions to drain at least 6 feet from the foundation. 

Here is a helpful DIY link and video on draining water flow away from your house. 

Gutter cleaning icon Gutter Contractor
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2.2.2 - Roof Drainage Systems

Granules

Granules from the shingles were in the gutters. If granules continue to get washed away it can lead to leaks and water damage. Monitor the gutters. If more granules are observed, recommend further evaluation by a qualified roofing contractor.

Mag glass Monitor
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2.2.3 - Roof Drainage Systems

Hinged Downspouts

Hinged downspouts were installed. These can leak up to 40% of water going through the downspouts through the open seams. Recommend permanent downspouts be installed by a qualified gutter contractor.

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2.2.4 - Roof Drainage Systems

Damaged downspout

Some of the downspouts were damaged. This can allow water to drain next to the foundation causing water damage. Recommend repair by a qualified gutter contractor.

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2.2.5 - Roof Drainage Systems

Disconnected downspout extensions

Downspout extensions were disconnected. This can allow water to drain back into the foundation causing water damage on the interior of the home. Recommend repair by a qualified gutter contractor.

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2.3.1 - Flashings

No Kickout Flashing

No kickout flashing installed. This can allow water to seep behind the wall and siding causing water damage. Recommend kickout flashing be installed where the wall meets the roof ends by a qualified roofing contractor.

Roof Roofing Professional
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2.4.1 - Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations

Excessive Caulk (Vent)

Caulked vent, which could represent repair of a prior leak. Caulking is more of a band aid than a permanent repair. Ask current owner about this and to monitor. Have repaired by a qualified roofing contractor if leaks are observed.

Roof Roofing Professional

3 - Exterior

IN NI NP D
3.1 Siding, Flashing & Trim X X
3.2 Exterior Doors X X
3.3 Walkways, Patios & Driveways X
3.4 Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps X X
3.5 Eaves, Soffits & Fascia X
3.6 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
Inspection Method
Visual
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Stone Veneer, Vinyl
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Shakes, Panels
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Glass
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Sidewalks
Concrete

Note: Cracks and Tripping Hazards

Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Patio
Concrete, Pavers
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Appurtenance
Deck with Steps, Hot Tub, Stoop
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Material
Concrete, Wood
Eaves, Soffits & Fascia: Material
Metal
Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls: Vegetation
Trees, Shrubs, Grass
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Driveway
Concrete

Note: Cracks and Tripping Hazards

Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Hot Tub

Hot tub was not inspected and is outside the scope of the inspection. Recommend to assess the hot tub prior to close.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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3.1.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Loose/Missing Siding

Loose/Missing Siding. This can allow water to penetrate the interior causing water damage. Recommend the siding be repaired by a qualified siding contractor.

Siding Siding Contractor
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3.1.2 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Melted Siding (Sun)

Melted siding from the sun reflecting off the windows. This appears to be only cosmetic but this can allow water to infiltrate the interior causing water damage if more damage occurs. Monitor the siding. If the siding becomes more damaged, recommend further evaluation by a qualified siding contractor.

Mag glass Monitor
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3.2.1 - Exterior Doors

Deadbolt Hard to Latch
Front Door

Deadbolt was hard to latch on the side door. This can limit the function of the deadbolt. Recommend repair by a qualified carpenter if this concerns you.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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3.2.2 - Exterior Doors

Screen Doors

Damaged door screens. This can limit the function of the screens. recommend repair by a qualified carpenter.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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3.2.3 - Exterior Doors

Door Knobs Turn When Locked
Front Door , Garage Service Door

Exterior door handles turn when locked, creating the perception that it is actually unlocked. This could result in someone locking themselves out of the house. If this concerns you, recommend replacing the door handles by a qualified carpenter.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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3.4.1 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Handrail- Inadequate Support

Hand railing was not adequately supported. This could allow the railing to fail while being used by the occupants. Recommend repair by a qualified carpenter.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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3.4.2 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Settled Stoop
Front

Front stoop had settled. Most settling happens within the first couple of years of being built. Recommend to monitor the front stoop in case of more movement. If movement worsens, recommend further evaluation from a qualified concrete contractor.

Mag glass Monitor
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3.4.3 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Handrails Not Fully Graspable
Deck

Note: Handrails were too wide to fully grasp. Recommend installing a proper handrail by a qualified carpenter if this concerns you.

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3.4.4 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Aged Deck

Deck was starting to show its age. This can lead to the deck failing overtime. Stain or seal the deck and monitor. If more deterioration occurs, recommend further evaluation by a qualified carpenter.

Mag glass Monitor
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3.5.1 - Eaves, Soffits & Fascia

Wasps Nest

Wasp nests were visible under the soffits. This could allow the occupants to get stung. Recommend a qualified exterminator evaluate and remove.

Pest control Pest Control Pro
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3.6.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Tree Too Close

One or more trees were located too close to the house. We like to see them planted 10 feet from the house. The roots may cause damage to the foundation.  Recommend further evaluation from a qualified foundation contractor and a qualified tree trimmer contractor.

Yard scissors Tree Service

4 - Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure

IN NI NP D
4.1 Foundation X
4.2 Basements & Crawlspaces X
4.3 Floor Structure X
4.4 Wall Structure X
Inspection Method
Visual
Foundation: Material
Concrete
Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Concrete
Floor Structure: Material
TJI Joists
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
OSB
Floor Structure: Beams
Wood
Floor Structure: Piers/Posts
Metal Posts
Foundation: Basement Walls

Basement walls limited inspection of the foundation.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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4.1.1 - Foundation

Vertical Cracks (Minor)

Vertical cracks in the foundation. These are common and don't typically cause problems to the structure. Recommend to monitor these cracks and consult with a foundation repair contractor if the cracks continue to separate.

Mag glass Monitor

5 - Electrical

IN NI NP D
5.1 Service Entrance Conductors X
5.2 Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device X
5.3 Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses X X
5.4 Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles X X
5.5 GFCI & AFCI X
5.6 Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Dectectors X
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Sub Panel Capacity
200 AMP
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Breakers
Cutler Hammer
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Sub Panel Location
Basement
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Branch Wire
Copper
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Wiring Method
Non-metailic Sheathed Cable
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Main Wire
Aluminum
Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Service Conductors
Below Ground
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Main Panel Capacity
200 AMP
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Main Panel Location
Next to Electric Panel
Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles: Exterior Lights
1st Floor Front Bedroom/Office

Exterior lights are outside the scope of the inspection and the functionality could not be verified on every fixture. Some of the fixtures were tested and functional.

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Dectectors: Not Tested

Detectors not tested at the time of the inspection. Testing only sounds the alarm and does not test the ability to detect smoke/carbon monoxide. Also, Many alarms are wired through the phone system and will alert emergency personnel to the property if tested.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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5.3.1 - Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses

3+ Grounds Under One Lug

Three or more grounds were under one lug in the bus bar. A maximum of two grounds should be installed under one lug. Recommend repair by a licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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5.4.1 - Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles

Floor Outlet (Missing Cover)

Floor outlet was missing a cover. This can allow for foreign objects to fall into the outlet. This is a Safety Hazard. Recommend repair by a licensed electrician.

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5.5.1 - GFCI & AFCI

Hot Tub Breaker Wouldn't Trip
Exterior

Hot tub breaker did not trip when tested. This is a Safety Hazard. The breaker would not trip if electrical components come into contact with water and cause serious injury. Recommend further evaluation by a licensed electrician.

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5.6.1 - Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Dectectors

Life Expectancy

The life expectancy for smoke detectors is 10 years. Ask current owner when the smoke detectors were installed and replace as needed by a licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor

6 - Attic, Insulation & Ventilation

IN NI NP D
6.1 Attic Insulation X X
6.2 Vapor Retarders (Crawlspace or Basement) X
6.3 Ventilation X
6.4 Exhaust Systems X
6.5 Ceiling Structure X
Flooring Insulation
None
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Cellulose, Fiberglass, Loose-fill
Attic Insulation: Insulation Depth
18-20" (House) , 4-6" (Garage)
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Ridge Vents, Soffit Vents
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan with Light
Ceiling Structure: Roof Framing
2x4, Truss
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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6.1.1 - Attic Insulation

Compressed Insulation

Compressed insulation in a few places where work was previously done. Compressed insulation loses its R Value. This was throughout the attic. Recommend more insulation be installed by a qualified insulation contractor if this concerns you.

House construction Insulation Contractor

7 - Cooling

IN NI NP D
7.1 Cooling Equipment X X
7.2 Normal Operating Controls X
7.3 Distribution System X
7.4 Presence of Installed Cooling Source in Each Room X
Cooling Equipment: Brand
Lennox
Cooling Equipment: Energy Source/Type
Electric
Cooling Equipment: Location
Exterior
Cooling Equipment: Approx. Age
2009

The life expectancy of an air conditioning unit is between 12-15 years.

Cooling Equipment: Breaker/Fuse Installed
30 Amp
Cooling Equipment: Capacity
3 Ton
Cooling Equipment: Max Breaker/Fuse Rating
30 Amp
Cooling Equipment: Model #
13ACD-036-230-11
Cooling Equipment: Serial #
1909K13340
Distribution System: Configuration
Central
Cooling Equipment: Temp. Differential
17.9

An adequate temperature drop is between 15-22 degrees.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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7.1.1 - Cooling Equipment

Dirty Condensor Fins

The condenser fins were dirty. This can effect the function and shorten the lifespan of the unit. Recommend cleaning by a qualified heating and air contractor.

Th Heating and Cooling Contractor

8 - Heating

IN NI NP D
8.1 Equipment X X
8.2 Normal Operating Controls
8.3 Distribution Systems X
8.4 Presence of Installed Heat Source in Each Room X
Equipment: Brand
Lennox
Equipment: Energy Source
Gas
Equipment: Heat Type
Forced Air
Equipment: Approx. Age
2009
Equipment: Model #
G43UF-36C-090-08
Equipment: Serial #
5909K09372
Equipment: Flue
PVC
Distribution Systems: Ductwork
Insulated, Non-insulated
Equipment: Furnace Filter Location

Furnace filter should always be installed with the arrow pointing towards the unit.

Furnace filter should be changed regularly to extend the life span of the unit.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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8.1.1 - Equipment

Blower Panel Switch Not Installed
Furnace

Blower panel switch was not installed. This is a Safety Hazard as the blower could suck back combustion venting gases and distribute them through the house when the panel is open. Recommend repair by a qualified heating contractor.

Th Heating and Cooling Contractor
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8.1.2 - Equipment

Rust

Rust was present in the unit. This could indicate that the condensation is not being removed properly and could result in damage to the furnace. This may be a situation that has been resolved. Monitor the furnace. If the unit isn't functioning correctly, recommend further evaluation from a qualified heating contractor.

Th Heating and Cooling Contractor

9 - Plumbing

IN NI NP D
9.1 Main Water Shut-off Device X
9.2 Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems X
9.3 Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures X
9.4 Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents X
9.5 Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems X X
9.6 Sump Pump X X
Water Source
Public
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC
Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures: Distribution Material
Copper, PEX
Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures: Water Supply Material
Copper
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Location
Basement, Utility Room
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Power Source/Type
Gas
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Approx. Age
2010

The life expectancy of a gas water heater is 7-12 years.

Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Capacity
50 Gallons
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Model #
22V50F1
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Serial #
RHLN0110506691
Main Water Shut-off Device: Location
Basement, Behind Water Softener
Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems: Main Gas Shut-off Location
Gas Meter
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Manufacturer
Rheem

I recommend flushing & servicing your water heater tank annually for optimal performance. Water temperature should be set to at least 120 degrees F to kill microbes and no higher than 130 degrees F to prevent scalding. 

Here is a nice maintenance guide from Lowe's to help. 

Sump Pump: Location
Basement

The average life span of a sump pump is 10 years. Ask current owner about when the unit was installed.

Water Softener System

Water softeners are outside the scope of the inspection. Recommend to have the water softener be assessed prior to close.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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9.4.1 - Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents

Deferred Cost: Water Heater

The life expectancy of a water heater is 7-12 years. The unit was approaching or has passed this expectancy. Recommend to budget for a new water heater and replacement by a licensed plumber when the time comes.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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9.4.2 - Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents

Rust (Minor)

Minor rust was present the water heater. This may be showing signs of aging. Monitor the unit. If leaks persist, Recommend further evaluation by a licensed plumber.

Mag glass Monitor
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9.5.1 - Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems

CSST Not Bonded

CSST was not bonded. There is an increase chance of damage to the material in the event of a near by lightning strike. This can cause a gas leak which can lead to an explosion or fire. This portion is run to the exterior under the deck and has been shut off. Recommend CSST be bonded by a licensed electrician and the pipe checked for leaks before you use this service.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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9.6.1 - Sump Pump

No Back Up Sump Pump

No back up sump pump was installed. This can allow for your basement to flood if the power goes out or the sump pump fails due to age/over use. Recommend installing of a water powered or battery powered back-up sump pump by a licensed plumber.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

10 - Doors, Windows & Interior

IN NI NP D
10.1 Doors X
10.2 Windows X X
10.3 Floors
10.4 Walls X
10.5 Ceilings X
10.6 Steps, Stairways & Railings X
10.7 Countertops & Cabinets X X
10.8 Bathroom Tub/Shower Surround X X
10.9 Closets X
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Milgard
Windows: Window Type
Casement, Single-hung, Non-opening
Floors: Floor Coverings
Engineered Wood, Tile
Walls: Wall Material
Drywall
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Drywall
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinets/Countertop Location
Kitchen, Bathrooms, Laundry, Basement
Countertops & Cabinets: Shelving Location
Closets
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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10.1.1 - Doors

Door Sticks

Doors are rubbing on the door hardware, which can make it hard to open and close. This can also damage the door and the trim over time. Recommend repair by a qualified carpenter If this concerns you.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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10.2.1 - Windows

Missing Screen

Window screens were not installed. This can allow bugs to enter when the windows are open. If this concerns you, recommend having screens installed by a qualified carpenter.


Note: Screens were present in the basement utility room.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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10.2.2 - Windows

Insufficient Caulk

Insufficient caulk around interior windows. This can allow moisture in the air to intrude into the walls causing moisture damage. Recommend the windows be caulked by a qualified carpenter.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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10.2.3 - Windows

Hard to Open
Back 2nd Floor Bedroom

Hard to open windows. This can limit their function. Recommend repair by a qualified carpenter.

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10.7.1 - Countertops & Cabinets

Insufficient Support (Countertop)
Laundry

Insufficient support for the countertop. This can allow the countertop to prematurely fail. Recommend repair by a qualified carpenter.

House building Cabinet Contractor
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10.8.1 - Bathroom Tub/Shower Surround

Insufficient Caulk

Insufficient caulk around the tub/shower. This can allow water to seep into the floors and walls causing water damage. Recommend the tub/shower area be caulked by a qualified carpenter.

Hammer Carpentry Contractor

11 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP D
11.1 Dishwasher X
11.2 Refrigerator X
11.3 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
11.4 Garbage Disposal X
11.5 Built-in Microwave X
11.6 Washer X
11.7 Dryer X
11.8 Refrigerator (Basement) X
11.9 Mini Fridge (Basement) X
11.10 Basement Microwave X
Dishwasher: Brand
GE
Dishwasher: Approx. Age
2009

The average life expectancy for a dishwasher is 9 years.

Refrigerator: Brand
GE
Refrigerator: Age
2009

Average life expectancy of a refrigerator is 9 to 13 years.

Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
Re-circulate
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
GE
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
Garbage Disposal: Present
Garbage Disposal: Age
2017

The average life expectancy for a garbage disposal is 12 years.

Built-in Microwave: Brand
GE
Built-in Microwave: Age
2019

Average life expectancy of a microwave is 9 years.

Washer: Brand
LG
Washer: Approx. Age
2013

The average life expectancy for a washer is 5-15 years.

Dryer: Brand
LG
Dryer: Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Dryer: Dryer Vent
Metal, Metal (Flex)
Dryer: Approx. Age
2013

The average life expectancy for a clothes dryer is 13 years

Refrigerator (Basement): Brand
Frigidaire
Refrigerator (Basement): Age
2010

Average life expectancy of a refrigerator is 9 to 13 years.

Mini Fridge (Basement): Brand
Frigidaire

The average life expectancy of a refrigerator is 9 to 13 years

Basement Microwave: Brand
Oyster
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Age
2009

The average life expectancy for an electric range is 13-15 years.


The average life expectancy for an gas range is 15-17 years.

Manufacturing Dates

Manufacturing dates are approximate and are not guaranteed to be exact. Most serial numbers have multiple years it may have been manufactured and are not listed indefinitely. This is the sole opinion of the inspector which in some cases can't be verified and can not be responsible for incorrect dates.

Washer: Unit Full of Clothes

Unit was full of clothes and not operated due to the possibility of damaging person items. Recommend the unit be assessed prior to close.

Dryer: Unit Full of Clothes

Unit was full of clothes and not operated due to the possibility of damaging person items. Recommend the unit be assessed prior to close.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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11.1.1 - Dishwasher

Deferred Cost: Dishwasher

The average life expectancy for a dishwasher is 9 years.The unit appeared to be either approaching or had passed this age. Recommend to budget for a new unit and replace by a qualified appliance contractor when the time comes.

Wash Appliance Repair
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11.2.1 - Refrigerator

Deferred Cost: Refrigerator

Refrigerators have an average life expectancy of 9 to 13 years. The unit appeared to be either approaching or had passed this age. Recommend to budget for a new unit and replace by a qualified appliance contractor when the time comes.

Wash Appliance Repair
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11.5.1 - Built-in Microwave

Deferred Cost: Microwave

Microwaves have an average life expectancy of 9 years. This unit appeared to be approaching or has passed this age. Recommend to budget for a new unit and replace by a qualified appliance contractor when the time comes.

Wash Appliance Repair
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11.8.1 - Refrigerator (Basement)

Deferred Cost: Refrigerator

Refrigerators have an average life expectancy of 9 to 13 years. The unit appeared to be either approaching or had passed this age. Recommend to budget for a new unit and replace by a qualified appliance contractor when the time comes.

Wash Appliance Repair
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11.10.1 - Basement Microwave

Deferred Cost: Microwave

Microwaves have an average life expectancy of 9 years. This unit appeared to be approaching or has passed this age. Recommend to budget for a new unit and replace by a qualified appliance contractor when the time comes.

Wash Appliance Repair

12 - Fireplace

IN NI NP D
12.1 Vents, Flues & Chimneys X
12.2 Damper Doors X
12.3 Cleanout Doors & Frames X
Type
Gas
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects

13 - Garage

IN NI NP D
13.1 Ceiling X
13.2 Floor X
13.3 Walls & Firewalls X X
13.4 Garage Door X
13.5 Garage Door Opener X X
13.6 Occupant Door (From garage to inside of home) X X
Car Spaces
3 Stall
Garage
Attached
Garage Door: Material
Metal
Garage Door: Type
Automatic
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Defects
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13.3.1 - Walls & Firewalls

Damaged Firewall
Garage

One or more holes/penetrations in garage wall. This is a penetration through the firewall which would allow a fire to spread fast into the walls and attic. Recommend repair by a qualified drywall repair.

Putty knife Drywall Contractor
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13.5.1 - Garage Door Opener

Contact Safety Switch
2 Stall Garage Door

Garage door did not reverse when adequate resistance was applied. This is a Safety Hazard as someone could get trapped under the door. The photo eye sensor did function correctly. Recommend the contact safety switch be adjusted by a qualified garage door contractor if this concerns you.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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13.6.1 - Occupant Door (From garage to inside of home)

Not Self-closing

Door from garage to home should have self-closing hinges to help prevent spread of a fire to living space. Recommend a qualified contractor install self-closing hinges. 

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