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1234 Main St.
FISHERS IN 46037
12/14/2018 9:00AM

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Agent Name

Agency Name
69
Items Inspected
2
Maintenance item
29
Recommendation

1 - Inspection Details

In Attendance
Inspector, Client
Occupancy
Vacant
Style
Modern
Type of Building
Detached
House direction

South

Weather Conditions
Clear, Sunny
Temperature (approximate)
48 Fahrenheit (F)

2 - Structural Components

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


         

Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Concrete
Floor Structure: Material
Dimensional lumber
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
OSB
Wall Structure: Material
Concrete, Wood
Ceiling Structure: Material
Wood
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
Wood, OSB
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Hip
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 = Deficiency
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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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2.1.2 - Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces

Biological growth-basement

Possible biological growth noted in areas of the basement. Recommend qualified professional for testing.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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2.5.1 - Roof Structure & Attic

Water stain-dry

Water stain(s) were noted on the roof sheating. Dry at the time of inspection. Recommend monitoring for changes. 

Mag glass Monitor

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
3.6 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
3.7 Exterior electrical and faucets X
Inspection Method
Visual
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Brick, Wood, Fiber Cement
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Clapboard
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Steel, Vinyl
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Appurtenance
Front Porch, Deck
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Material
Concrete, Wood
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 = Deficiency
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3.2.1 - Exterior Doors

Weatherstripping- added

A small area of weatherstripping needs to be added to ensure proper efficiency. Recommend handyman for repair.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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3.2.2 - 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

Concrete settled

The concrete has settled which has caused a crack and a gap to form along the house.  Recommend qualified professional to make necessary repairs.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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3.3.2 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Steps-settled

The step(s)have settled significantly and caused a large gap to form.  Recommend a qualified professional to evaluate and make necessary repairs.

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3.3.3 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Concrete-crack

There is a crack in the porch concrete. This can allow water to infiltrate and settle next to the foundation and cause further damage. Recommend qualified professional to evaluate and make repairs.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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3.4.1 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Driveway Cracking - Minor

Minor cosmetic cracks observed, which may indicate movement in the soil. Recommend monitor and/or have driveway contractor patch/seal.
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3.6.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Negative Grading

Grading is sloping towards the home in some areas. This could lead to water intrusion and foundation issues. Recommend qualified landscaper or foundation contractor regrade so water flows away from home.

Here is a helpful article discussing negative grading. 

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3.6.2 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Fence damage

The fence was damaged. Recommend replacing affected boards.

Contractor Qualified Professional

4 - Roofing

IN NI NP D
4.1 Coverings 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
Hip
Coverings: Material
Asphalt
Coverings: Age
12 - 16
Flashings: Material
Aluminum, Rubber
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 = Deficiency
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4.3.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Gutter-separated from house

Gutter gas separated from the house.  This will cause water to run down the fascia and collect near the foundation. Recommend qualified roofing professional for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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4.3.2 - Roof Drainage Systems

Drain clogged

Downspout landscape drain is clogged with debris.  This will cause water to back up and run out near the foundation. Recommend qualified handyman to remove debris.

Tools Handyman/DIY

5 - Plumbing

IN NI NP D
5.1 Fixtures / Faucets X X
5.2 Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems X
5.3 Water Heater 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, Basement
Main Water Shut-Off Device (Location)
Basement
Material - Distribution
PVC
Material - Water Supply
Copper
Source
Public
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
3”, 1 1/2"
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC
Water Heater: Capacity
75 50Gallons
Water Heater: Location
Basement
Water Heater: Manufacturer
Rheem

Model #

Serial #

Water Heater: Power Source
Gas
Water Heater: Age

4 years old

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 = Deficiency
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5.1.1 - Fixtures / Faucets

Faucet drip

A faucet is dripping. Recommend qualified handyman or plumber evaluate and repair.

Here is a helpful article in case you DIY.

 

 

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5.1.2 - Fixtures / Faucets

Sink drain stopper

The sink drain stopper is missing or broken. Recommend handyman for replacement.

Wrenches Handyman
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5.1.3 - Fixtures / Faucets

Shower head - dripping

The shower head continued to drip (run) long after the diverted valve was changed back to faucet only. Recommend qualified plumber to check for buildup of minerals which may cause this.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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5.1.4 - Fixtures / Faucets

Sink drain stopper

The sink drain stopper does not properly operate. Recommend qualified handyman for adjustments.

Wrenches Handyman
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5.1.5 - Fixtures / Faucets

Shower valve-loose

The shower mixer valve is not secure in the wall. This can lead to a leak. Recommend qualified plumber for repair.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

6 - Electrical

IN NI NP D
6.1 Service Entrance Conductors X
6.2 Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels X X
6.3 Connected Devices and Fixtures X
6.4 Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage X 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, Aluminum
Wiring Method
Romex
Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Service Conductors
Below Ground, 120 Volts, Aluminum
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
Garage
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 = Deficiency
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6.2.1 - Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels

A/C overfused

The breaker for the A/C was larger than recommend by the manufacturer. Recommend qualified electrician for replacement with correct breaker.

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6.4.1 - Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage

Exposed Ends & Splices

All wire connections & charged wires with exposed ends and splices should be covered in junction boxes for safety. Recommend a qualified electrician correct. 

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6.6.1 - GFCI & AFCI

Kitchen GFCI

Outlets within 6 feet of a water source need to be GFCI protected. Recommend qualified electrician for repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional

7 - Heating

IN NI NP D
7.1 Heating Equipment X X
7.2 Distribution Systems X
7.3 Vents, Flues & Chimneys X
Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Natural Gas
Heating Equipment: Filter Size
20x25x5
Heating Equipment: Filter Type
Disposable
Heating Equipment: Heat Type
Forced Air, Gas-Fired Heat
Heating Equipment: Age

10 years old

Distribution Systems: Ductwork
Insulated
Heating Equipment: Brand
Goodman

Model #

Serial #

AFUE Rating

AFUE (Annual fuel utilization efficiency) is a metric used to measure furnace efficiency in converting fuel to energy. A higher AFUE rating means greater energy efficiency. 90% or higher meets the Department of Energy's Energy Star program standard.

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 = Deficiency
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7.1.1 - Heating Equipment

Humidifier- unplugged

The humidifier was unplugged at the time of inspection. Recommend confirming with HVAC technician that the humidifier is in working order.

Fire HVAC Professional

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
8.6 Doors X X
8.7 Windows X X
8.8 Garage Door X
Walls: Wall Material
Plaster
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Plaster
Floors: Floor Coverings
Engineered Wood, Carpet, Tile
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Wood
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material
Granite, Wood Butcher Block, Corian
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Andersen, Unknown
Windows: Window Type
Casement
Garage Door: Material
Metal
Garage Door: Type
Up-and-Over
Garage Door: Pedestrian door
Metal

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 = Deficiency
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8.6.1 - Doors

Door Doesn't Latch

Door doesn't latch properly. Recommend handyman repair latch and/or strike plate.

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8.6.2 - Doors

Door drags on floor

The door drags the floor. Recommend trimming the bottom of the door to allow it to swing freely.

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8.7.1 - Windows

Painted Shut

One or more windows are painted shut. Recommend windows be restored to functional use.

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8.7.2 - 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
Cooling Equipment: Location
Exterior North
Cooling Equipment: Age

10 years old

Distribution System: Configuration
Split
Cooling Equipment: Brand
Goodman

Model #

Serial #

Cooling Equipment: Low Temperature

The A/C unit was not 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 = Deficiency

10 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP D
10.1 Dishwasher X
10.2 Refrigerator X 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
Unknown
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
Re-circulate
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Frigidaire, GE
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
Microwave: Brand
Frigidaire

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 = Deficiency
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10.2.1 - Refrigerator

Water off

Contractor Qualified Professional

11 - Insulation and Ventilation

IN NI NP D
11.1 Attic Insulation X X
11.2 Vapor Retarders X X
11.3 Ventilation X
11.4 Exhaust Systems X X
Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Dryer Vent
Metal
Flooring Insulation
None
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Mineral Wool
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Ridge Vents, Soffit Vents
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan with Light, 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 = Deficiency
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11.1.1 - Attic Insulation

Straw

Straw an other organic material noted in the attic. This is usually a sign of birds making it into the attic. Recommend qualified pest control professional for evaluation.

Pest control Pest Control Pro
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11.2.1 - Vapor Retarders

Vapor Barrier Damaged

Vapor barrier is damaged in one or more areas. Recommend insulation contractor repair or replace.
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11.4.1 - Exhaust Systems

Bathroom Vents Into Attic

Bathroom fan vents into the attic, which can cause moisture and mold. Recommend a qualified attic contractor property install exhaust fan to terminate to the exterior.
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11.4.2 - Exhaust Systems

Corroded metal vent

The metal vent pipe is corroded and developing holes. Recommend replacing the pipe.

Contractor Qualified Professional

12 - Fireplaces and Fuel-Burning Appliances

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

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 = Deficiency