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1234 Main St.
Fishers, IN 46037
04/23/2019 9:00AM

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agent

Agent Name

Agency Name
67
Items Inspected
2
Maintenance item
27
Recommendation

1 - Inspection Details

In Attendance
Client, Client's Agent, Inspector
Occupancy
Vacant
Style
Ranch
Temperature (approximate)
34 Fahrenheit (F)
Type of Building
Detached
House direction

North

Weather Conditions
Cloudy, Cold, Windy

2 - Structural Components

IN NI NP D
2.1 Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces X X
2.2 Floor Structure X X
2.3 Wall Structure X
2.4 Ceiling Structure X
2.5 Roof Structure & Attic X X
Inspection Method
Visual, Attic Access
Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces: Material
Masonry Block


         

Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Concrete
Floor Structure: Material
Dimensional lumber
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
Plywood
Wall Structure: Material
Wood
Ceiling Structure: Material
Wood
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
Plywood, Wood
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Gable
Roof Structure & Attic: Framing
Rafters

3. STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS 3.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect structural components including the foundation and framing. B. describe: 1. the methods used to inspect under floor crawlspaces and attics. 2. the foundation. 3. the floor structure. 4. the wall structure. 5. the ceiling structure. 6. the roof structure. 3.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. provide engineering or architectural services or analysis. B. offer an opinion about the adequacy of structural systems and components. C. enter under floor crawlspace areas that have less than 24 inches of vertical clearance between components and the ground or that have an access opening smaller than 16 inches by 24 inches. D. traverse attic load-bearing components that are concealed by insulation or by other materials.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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2.1.1 - Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces

High Moisture Levels

High levels of moisture were noted in areas of the basement. Recommend finding source of moisture intrusion and making necessary repairs to prevent damage or further damage to the structure. 

Contractor Qualified Professional
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2.2.1 - Floor Structure

Excessive notching

Excessive notching was noted on a structural member of the floor. This could weaken the floor in this area. Recommend qualified professional to make necessary repairs to ensure stability.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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2.5.1 - Roof Structure & Attic

High moisture levels

High moisture levels were noted in the roof decking. This is potentially due to either a ventilation problem or a failure of the material covering the roof. Recommend qualified roofing professional for evaluation and repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional

3 - Exterior

IN NI NP D
3.1 Siding, Flashing & Trim X
3.2 Exterior Doors X X
3.3 Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps X X
3.4 Walkways, Patios & Driveways X
3.5 Eaves, Soffits & Fascia X X
3.6 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
3.7 Exterior electrical and faucets X X
Inspection Method
Visual
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Stone, Wood
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Steel
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Appurtenance
Covered Porch, Deck with Steps, Hot Tub, Sunroom, Sidewalk
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Material
Wood, Concrete
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Driveway Material
Concrete

4.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. wall coverings, flashing, and trim. 2. exterior doors. 3. attached and adjacent decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, and their associated railings. 4. eaves, soffits, and fascias where accessible from the ground level. 5. vegetation, grading, surface drainage, and retaining walls that are likely to adversely affect the building. 6. adjacent and entryway walkways, patios, and driveways. B. describe wall coverings. 4.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: A. screening, shutters, awnings, and similar seasonal accessories. B. fences, boundary walls, and similar structures. C. geological and soil conditions. D. recreational facilities. E. outbuildings other than garages and carports. F. seawalls, break-walls, and docks. G. erosion control and earth stabilization measures.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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3.2.1 - Exterior Doors

Wood rot

Wood rot was noted in one or more places. Recommend qualified handyman to repair or replace all affected areas.

Wrenches Handyman
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3.3.1 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Deck- water damage on posts

Water damage was noted on the post(s). This could eventually lead to failure of the railing. Recommend qualified professional for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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3.5.1 - Eaves, Soffits & Fascia

Fascia - Loose

One or more sections of the fascia are loose. This could lead to water penetration if not corrected. Recommend qualified professional to evaluate & repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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3.5.2 - Eaves, Soffits & Fascia

Fascia - Rotted

One or more sections of the fascia are rotted. Recommend qualified professional evaluate & repair.

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3.6.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Tree Overhang

Trees observed overhanging the roof. This can cause damage to the roof and prevent proper drainage. Recommend a qualified tree service trim to allow for proper drainage. 

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3.7.1 - Exterior electrical and faucets

Faucet-leaking

Exterior faucet was leaking. Recommend qualified plumber for evaluation and repair.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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3.7.2 - Exterior electrical and faucets

No GFCI protection

Exterior outlet(s)were not GFCI protected. All exterior outlets should be GFCI protected for safety. Recommend qualified electrician for repair.

Electric Electrical Contractor

4 - Roofing

IN NI NP D
4.1 Coverings X X
4.2 Flashings X
4.3 Roof Drainage Systems X X
4.4 Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations X
Inspection Method
Ladder
Roof Type/Style
Gable
Coverings: Material
Asphalt
Coverings: Age
25 - 30
Flashings: Material
Rubber, Aluminum
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Seamless Aluminum

5.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. roofing materials. 2. roof drainage systems. 3. flashing. 4. skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations. B. describe: 1. roofing materials. 2. methods used to inspect the roofing. 5.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: A. antennas. B. interiors of vent systems, uses, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. C. other installed accessories.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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4.1.1 - Coverings

Damaged Coverings

Roof coverings exhibited general damage that could affect performance. Recommend a qualified roofer evaluate and repair. 

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4.1.2 - Coverings

Vegetation growth

The growth of vegetation on the roof covering can lead to premature deterioration and water leaks.  Recommend qualified professional to clean and regular maintenance is recommended.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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4.1.3 - Coverings

At or near design life

The roof covering is at or near its design life. Recommend monitoring for proper function and budgeting for replacement.

Mag glass Monitor
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4.1.4 - Coverings

Excessive granular loss

There was excessive granular loss noted on the roof covering. This is an indication that the roof is near or st the end of its design life. Recommend qualified roofing professional for evaluation and repair.

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.3.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Debris

Debris has accumulated in the gutters. Recommend cleaning to facilitate water flow.

Here is a DIY resource for cleaning your gutters. 

5 - Plumbing

IN NI NP D
5.1 Fixtures / Faucets X X
5.2 Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems X
5.3 Water Heater X X
5.4 Vents, Flues, & Chimneys X
5.5 Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors X
5.6 Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems X
5.7 Main water supply X
Filters
Whole house conditioner
Main Fuel Shut-Off (Location)
Meter, Utility Room
Main Water Shut-Off Device (Location)
Basement
Material - Distribution
PVC
Material - Water Supply
Copper
Source
Public
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
1 1/2"
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC
Water Heater: Capacity
50 50Gallons
Water Heater: Location
Basement
Water Heater: Power Source
Gas
Water Heater: Age

15 years old

Main water supply: Location
Basement
Water Heater: Manufacturer
GE

Model #

Serial #

6.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. interior water supply and distribution systems including fixtures and faucets. 2. interior drain, waste, and vent systems including fixtures. 3. water heating equipment and hot water supply systems. 4. vent systems, flues, and chimneys. 5. fuel storage and fuel distribution systems. 6. sewage ejectors, sump pumps, and related piping. B. describe: 1. interior water supply, drain, waste, and vent piping materials. 2. water heating equipment including energy source(s). 3. location of main water and fuel shut-off valves. 6.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. clothes washing machine connections. 2. interiors of vent systems, flues, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. 3. wells, well pumps, and water storage related equipment. 4. water conditioning systems. 5. solar, geothermal, and other renewable energy water heating systems. 6. manual and automatic re-extinguishing and sprinkler systems and landscape irrigation systems. 7. septic and other sewage disposal systems. B. determine: 1. whether water supply and sewage disposal are public or private. 2. water quality. 3. the adequacy of combustion air components. C. measure water supply low and pressure, and well water quantity. D. fill shower pans and fixtures to test for leaks.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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5.1.1 - Fixtures / Faucets

Fixture leaking

A leak was noted coming from the plumbing fixture. Recommend qualified plumber for repair.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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5.3.1 - Water Heater

At or near design life

The water heater is at or near it’s design life. The water heater functioned properly at the time of inspection. Recommend continued monitoring for proper function.

Mag glass Monitor

6 - Electrical

IN NI NP D
6.1 Service Entrance Conductors X X
6.2 Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels X X
6.3 Connected Devices and Fixtures X X
6.4 Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage X
6.5 Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles X
6.6 GFCI & AFCI X X
6.7 Smoke Detectors X
6.8 Carbon Monoxide Detectors X
Branch Wire 15 and 20 AMP
Copper
Wiring Method
Romex
Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Service Conductors
Below Ground, Copper, 120 Volts
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Capacity
200 AMP
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Locations
Basement
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Manufacturer
Square D
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker

7.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. service drop. 2. service entrance conductors, cables, and raceways. 3. service equipment and main disconnects. 4. service grounding. 5. interior components of service panels and subpanels. 6. conductors. 7. overcurrent protection devices. 8. a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles. 9. ground fault circuit interrupters and arc fault circuit interrupters. B. describe: 1. amperage rating of the service. 2. location of main disconnect(s) and subpanels. 3. presence or absence of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. 4. the predominant branch circuit wiring method. 7.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. remote control devices. 2. or test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, security systems, and other signaling and warning devices. 3. low voltage wiring systems and components. 4. ancillary wiring systems and components not a part of the primary electrical power distribution system. 5. solar, geothermal, wind, and other renewable energy systems. B. measure amperage, voltage, and impedance. C. determine the age and type of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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6.1.1 - Service Entrance Conductors

Cable/Phone wire

The cable/phone wire is too low and could easily be grabbed. Recommend relocating the wire.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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6.2.1 - Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels

Double tapped neutral

Neutral wires should not share the same lug with other neutral wires or ground wires. This can lead to overheating or the inability to isolate a circuit. Recommend qualified electrician for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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6.2.2 - Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels

Wire nut

Wire nuts should be used at wire terminations. This ensures that a live wire cannot be touched. Recommend qualified electrician for repair.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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6.3.1 - Connected Devices and Fixtures

Light Inoperable

One or more lights are not operating. New light bulb possibly needed.
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6.3.2 - Connected Devices and Fixtures

Outlet damaged

Outlet was damaged. This could eventually effect the performance of the receptacle. Recommend qualified electrician for replacement.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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6.6.1 - GFCI & AFCI

Bathroom GFCI

Outlet(s)were not GFCI protected. Recommend qualified electrician for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional

7 - Heating

IN NI NP D
7.1 Heating Equipment X
7.2 Distribution Systems X
7.3 Vents, Flues & Chimneys X
Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Natural Gas
Heating Equipment: Filter Size
14x25
Heating Equipment: Filter Type
Electronic Air Cleaner, Washable
Heating Equipment: Heat Type
Forced Air
Heating Equipment: Age

14 years old

Distribution Systems: Ductwork
Insulated
Heating Equipment: Brand
Unknown

Model #

Serial #

8.1 The inspector shall: A. open readily openable access panels. B. inspect: 1. installed heating equipment. 2. vent systems, uses, and chimneys. 3. distribution systems. C. describe: 1. energy source(s). 2. heating systems. 8.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. interiors of vent systems, uses, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. 2. heat exchangers. 3. humidifiers and dehumidifiers. 4. electric air cleaning and sanitizing devices. 5. heating systems using ground-source, water-source, solar, and renewable energy technologies. 6. heat-recovery and similar whole-house mechanical ventilation systems. B. determine: 1. heat supply adequacy and distribution balance. 2. the adequacy of combustion air components.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation

8 - Interiors

IN NI NP D
8.1 Walls X
8.2 Ceilings X
8.3 Floors X
8.4 Steps, Stairways & Railings X
8.5 Countertops & Cabinets X X
8.6 Doors X
8.7 Windows X X
8.8 Garage Door X
Walls: Wall Material
Gypsum Board
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Gypsum Board
Floors: Floor Coverings
Hardwood, Tile
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Wood
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material
Laminate, Granite, Quartz
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Pella, Andersen
Windows: Window Type
Casement
Garage Door: Material
Metal
Garage Door: Type
Up-and-Over
Garage Door: Pedestrian door
solid core

10.1 The inspector shall inspect: A. walls, ceilings, and floors. B. steps, stairways, and railings. C. countertops and a representative number of installed cabinets. D. a representative number of doors and windows. E. garage vehicle doors and garage vehicle door operators. F. installed ovens, ranges, surface cooking appliances, microwave ovens, dishwashing machines, and food waste grinders by using normal operating controls to activate the primary function. 10.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: A. paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments. B. floor coverings. C. window treatments. D. coatings on and the hermetic seals between panes of window glass. E. central vacuum systems. F. recreational facilities. G. installed and free-standing kitchen and laundry appliances not listed in Section 10.1.F. H. appliance thermostats including their calibration, adequacy of heating elements, self cleaning oven cycles, indicator lights, door seals, timers, clocks, timed features, and other specialized features of the appliance. I. operate, or confirm the operation of every control and feature of an inspected appliance.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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8.5.1 - Countertops & Cabinets

Drawer- broken or off track

A drawer was broken or off of the track. Recommend qualified professional for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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8.7.1 - Windows

Wood rot

Wood rot was noted on the exterior trim. Recommend repairing and replacing all affected materials.

Contractor Qualified Professional

9 - Air Conditioning

IN NI NP D
9.1 Cooling Equipment X
9.2 Distribution System X
Type
Air Conditioner
Cooling Equipment: Energy Source/Type
Electric, Central Air Conditioner
Cooling Equipment: Location
Exterior West
Cooling Equipment: Age

14 years old

Distribution System: Configuration
Split
Cooling Equipment: Brand
Unknown

Model #

Serial #

Cooling Equipment: Low Temperature

The A/C unit was not fully tested due to low outdoor temperature. This may cause damage the unit and/or not allow for accurate testing. Recommend calling a qualified HVAC technician for service.

9.1 The inspector shall: A. open readily openable access panels. B. inspect: 1. central and permanently installed cooling equipment. 2. distribution systems. C. describe: 1. energy source(s). 2. cooling systems. 9.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect electric air cleaning and sanitizing devices. B. determine cooling supply adequacy and distribution balance. C. inspect cooling units that are not permanently installed or that are installed in windows. D. inspect cooling systems using ground source, water source, solar, and renewable energy technologies.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation

10 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP D
10.1 Dishwasher X
10.2 Refrigerator X
10.3 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
10.4 Garbage Disposal X
10.5 Washer and Dryer X
10.6 Microwave X
Dishwasher: Brand
Kitchenaid
Refrigerator: Brand
GE
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
Vented
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Viking, Dacor
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Gas, Electric
Microwave: Brand
GE

10.1 The inspector shall inspect: F. installed ovens, ranges, surface cooking appliances, microwave ovens, dishwashing machines, and food waste grinders by using normal operating controls to activate the primary function. 10.2 The inspector is NOT required to inspect: G. installed and free-standing kitchen and laundry appliances not listed in Section 10.1.F. H. appliance thermostats including their calibration, adequacy of heating elements, self cleaning oven cycles, indicator lights, door seals, timers, clocks, timed features, and other specialized features of the appliance. I. operate, or con rm the operation of every control and feature of an inspected appliance.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation

11 - Insulation and Ventilation

IN NI NP D
11.1 Attic Insulation X
11.2 Vapor Retarders X
11.3 Ventilation X
11.4 Exhaust Systems X X
Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Dryer Vent
Metal (Flex)
Flooring Insulation
None
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Batt, Loose Fill
Attic Insulation: Depth of insulation
12 Inches
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Soffit Vents, Ridge Vents, Passive
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan Only

11.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces. 2. ventilation of attics and foundation areas. 3. kitchen, bathroom, laundry, and similar exhaust systems. 4. clothes dryer exhaust systems. B. describe: 1. insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces. 2. absence of insulation in unfinished spaces at conditioned surfaces. 11.2 The inspector is NOT required to disturb insulation.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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11.4.1 - Exhaust Systems

Exhaust fan

No exhaust fan.  A bathroom needs either an exhaust fan or a window or both.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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11.4.2 - Exhaust Systems

Cover-loose

Vent cover is loose. This can lead to insects and varmint intrusion. Recommend qualified handyman for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional

12 - Fireplaces and Fuel-Burning Appliances

IN NI NP D
12.1 Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts X X
12.2 Fuel-buring Accessories X
12.3 Chimney & Vent Systems X
Type
Wood

12.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. fuel-burning replaces, stoves, and replace inserts. 2. fuel-burning accessories installed in replaces. 3. chimneys and vent systems. B. describe systems and components listed in 12.1.A.1 and .2. 12.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. inspect: 1. interiors of vent systems, uses, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. 2. fire screens and doors. 3. seals and gaskets. 4. automatic fuel feed devices. 5. mantles and replace surrounds. 6. combustion air components and to determine their adequacy. 7. heat distribution assists (gravity fed and fan assisted). 8. fuel-burning replaces and appliances located outside the inspected structures. B. determine draft characteristics. C. move fireplace inserts and stoves or firebox contents.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Observation
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12.1.1 - Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts

Firewall Cracked

The brick lining of the fireplace was cracked in one or more places, which could lead to chimney damage or toxic fumes entering the home. Recommend a qualified fireplace contractor evaluate and repair.

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12.1.2 - Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts

Recommend cleaning

Recommend cleaning prior to using fireplace.

Fireplace Chimney Sweep