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1234 Main St.
Prescott, AZ 86305
02/20/2020 9:00AM

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Agency Name
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Maintenance item
16
Deficient
2
Safety concern

1 - Inspection Details

In Attendance
Inspectors only
Occupancy
Occupied, Furnished
Style
Multi-level
Type of Building
Single Family, Attached Garage
Weather Conditions
Cloudy, Light Rain, Recent Rain
Temperature (approximate)
48 Fahrenheit (F)
Elevation Photos: Front Elevation
East Exterior

This is a view of the front side of the building on the day of the inspection.

Elevation Photos: Left Side Elevation
South Exterior

This is the view of the left hand side of the building on the day of the inspection.  

Elevation Photos: Rear Elevation
West Exterior

This is a view of the rear of the building on the day of the inspection. 

Elevation Photos: Right Side Elevation
North Exterior

This is the view of the right hand side of the building on the day of the inspection. 

3.1 General limitations:

A. Inspections done in accordance with these Standards are visual, not technically exhaustive and will not identify concealed conditions or latent defects.

B. These Standards are applicable to buildings with four or less dwelling units and their garages or carports.

3.2 General exclusions:

A.  Inspectors are NOT required to report on:
1. life expectancy of any component or system.
2. the causes of the need for a major repair.
3. the methods, materials and costs of corrections.
4. the suitability of the property for any specialized use.
5. compliance or non-compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
6. the market value of the property or its marketability.
7. the advisability or inadvisability of purchase of the property.
8. any component or system which was not observed.
9. the presence or absence of pests such as wood damaging organisms, rodents, or insects.
10. cosmetic items, underground items, or items not permanently installed.

B. Inspectors are NOT required to:
1. offer warranties or guarantees of any kind.
2. calculate the strength, adequacy, or efficiency of any system or component.
3. enter any area or perform any procedure which may damage the property or its components or be dangerous to theinspector or other persons.
4. operate any system or component which is shut down or otherwise inoperable.
5. operate any system or component which does not respond to normal operating controls.
6. disturb insulation, move personal items, furniture, equipment, plant life, soil, snow, ice, or debris which obstructs access or visibility.
7. determine the presence or absence of any suspected hazardous substance including but not limited to toxins, fungus, molds, mold spores, carcinogens, noise, contaminants in soil, water, and air.
8. determine the effectiveness of any system installed to control or remove suspected hazardous substances.
9. predict future conditions, including but not limited to failure of components.
10. project operating costs of components.
11. evaluate acoustical characteristics of any systemor component.

3.3 Limitations and exclusions specific to individual systems are listed in following sections.


4.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. structural components including:
1. foundation.
2. floors.
3. walls.
4. columns.
5. ceilings.
6. roofs.

4.2 The Inspector shall:

A. describe the type of:
1. foundation.
2. floor structure.
3. wall structure.
4. columns.
5. ceiling structure.
6. roof structure.

B. probe structural components where deterioration is suspected. However, probing is NOT required when probing would damage any finished surface.

C. enter underfloor crawl spaces and attic spaces except when access is obstructed, when entry could damage the property, or when dangerous or adverse situations are suspected.

D. report the methods used to inspect underfloor crawl spaces and attics.

E. report signs of water penetration into the building or signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components.

2 - Utilities

IN NI NP D
2.1 Water Supply X
2.2 Water shut off valve X
2.3 Gas supply X
2.4 Electrical Supply X X
2.5 Electrical Panel X X
2.6 Sub Panel X
2.7 Waste water system X
Electrical Supply: Electrical Service Conductors
Overhead
Electrical Panel: Panel Capacity
200 AMP, 120/240VAC
Electrical Panel: Panel Locations
Exterior
Electrical Panel: Panel Manufacturer
General Electric
Electrical Panel: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Water Supply: Municipal water system
Southeast Corner of Property

Water is supplied by a municipal water supply system. The meter and main shut off valve were located and evaluated. Both appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.



Gas supply: Natural gas
Southeast Corner of Property

Natural gas is supplied by a local utility company. The gas meter and Main shut off valve were located and investigated. The meter appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes in the future and maintenance as needed for normal upkeep of the system.

Gas supply: Main Fuel Shut-Off (Location)
East Exterior
Exterior
Fuel Shut-off was located and evaluated. The shut off valve appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes in operation in the future.
Electrical Panel: Electrical panel is serviceable

Main panel was opened for direct observation. Breakers and distribution lines appear to be properly sized, properly wired and properly grounded.  With the exceptions that maybe noted in the deficiencies section, the panel is in serviceable condition at this time.  Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Waste water system: Septic system present
Southwest Exterior

Waste water system for the property is a private septic system. Cleanouts were located and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. As a home inspector I am unable to fully evaluate this system. Recommend a full evaluation pumping and inspection of the tank by a licensed septic system company.

Water shut off valve: Buried access
Southeast Corner of Property

Access cap for the water shut-off valve is buried in the dirt and surrounding debris. Recommend digging out the access and ensuring proper access to the shut off valve for emergency situations. Once excavated the valve should be inspected by a qualified individual to ensure it is in serviceable condition.

Sub Panel not present.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficient
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Comment
2.4.1 - Electrical Supply

Frayed Sheathing

Wires on service entrance are weathered. Insulation is peeling. Recommend contacting your electric utility company or a qualified electrician to evaluate and repair.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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Comment
2.5.1 - Electrical Panel

Missing knockout
Southwest Exterior

Knockout cap is missing. This will allow water or insect intrusion into the panel. It also poses a potential shock hazard. Recommend capping and sealing with a knockout insert as needed by a qualified individual. 

Wrenches Handyman

3 - Exterior

IN NI NP D
3.1 Driveways X
3.2 Walkways and Pathways X
3.3 Exterior Doors X
3.4 Garage Doors X
3.5 Windows X X
3.6 Siding, Flashing & Trim X X
3.7 Vents X
3.8 Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps X X
3.9 Columns X X
3.10 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
3.11 Connected Devices and Fixtures X X
3.12 Outbuildings X X
3.13 Outdoor Cooking X X
3.14 Walls and fencing X
3.15 Sprinkler system X
Driveways: Driveway Material
Asphalt
Walkways and Pathways: Pathway Material
Concrete
Garage Doors: Material
Insulated, Aluminum
Garage Doors: Type
Up-and-Over, Automatic
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Wood
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Lap Siding
Driveways: Driveway is serviceable
Driveway appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Normal wear and tear may be present. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the property.
Walkways and Pathways: Pathways Are Serviceable

With the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section, the pathways on the property appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Normal wear and tear may be present. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the property.

Exterior Doors: All exterior doors are serviceable

All exterior doors were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Normal wear and tear may be present. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the building. 

Garage Doors: Garage door is serviceable

Garage door appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes in function and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the door. 

Vents: Vents appear serviceable

Exterior vents on the building were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time.

Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Rear Deck is Serviceable

Rear deck was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. No major damage noted to the building materials. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the building.

Columns: Columns are Serviceable
Wood Posts

Columns or posts were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed to the materials for normal upkeep of the building. 

5.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. wall cladding, flashings and trim.

B. entryway doors and representative number of windows.

C. garage door operators.

D. decks, balconies, stoops, steps, areaways, and porches including railings.

E. eaves, soffits and fascias.

F. vegetation, grading, drainage, driveways, patios, walkways and retaining walls with respect to their effect on the condition of the building.

5.2 The inspector shall:

A. describe wall cladding materials.

B. operate all entryway doors and representative number of windows including garage doors, manually or by using permanently installed controls of any garage door operator.

C. report whether or not any garage door operator will automatically reverse or stop when meeting reasonable resistance during closing.

5.3 The inspector is NOT required to observe:

A. storm windows, storm doors, screening, shutters, awnings and similar seasonal accessories.

B. fences.

C. safety glazing.

D. garage door operator remote control transmitters.

E. geological conditions.

F. soil conditions.

G. recreational facilities.

H. outbuildings other than garages and carports.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficient
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Comment
3.5.1 - Windows

Moisture in window
South Exterior

While evaluating the exterior windows it was noted that the window shows signs of moisture between the panes. This indicates a failed seal and requires repair or replacement. Recommend further evaluation and repairs as needed by a licensed contractor to ensure the window is in serviceable condition.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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Comment
3.6.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Weathering noted
Exterior

While evaluating the siding on the building it was noted that portions of the siding and trim show evidence of weathering. Recommend further evaluation and staining or other maintenance as needed in these areas to prevent damage to the structure in the future.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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Comment
3.8.1 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Deck is weathered

While evaluating the deck it was noted that the deck materials are weathered and worn. Recommend a full evaluation of the deck and resealing as needed to decking materials and railings.

House front 1 Deck Contractor
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Comment
3.8.2 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Railings needed
Northwest Exterior Corner

Recommend installation of a safety railing on all patios with a fall height of greater than 2 feet. This is recommended as a safety enhancement to the patio to prevent accidental fall injury.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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Comment
3.8.3 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Deck needs servicing

Weather damage noted under deck. Recommend further evaluation and repairs or maintenance as required to ensure the deck is in serviceable condition in the future.

Wrenches Handyman
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Comment
3.9.1 - Columns

Cracking in columns

While evaluating the columns it was noted that the columns have begun to crack. Recommend further evaluation and repairs as needed by a qualified individual. 

Hardhat General Contractor
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Comment
3.10.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Negative Grading and Low Deck
West Exterior

Grading is sloping towards the structure in some areas. This could lead to water intrusion and foundation issues. There is also  les  then 12 in of clearance between  non pressure treated materials used for the deck and the Earth where water pools.  This causes a condition conducive to  the infestation of termites . Recommend qualified landscaper or foundation contractor regrade so water flows away from the structure. 


Yard scissors Landscaping Contractor
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Comment
3.11.1 - Connected Devices and Fixtures

Missing gaskets
Southeast Exterior 2nd Floor

Upon inspecting the exterior outlets, it was noted that the weather tight gaskets for the outlet covers are missing. Recommend replacement of the missing gaskets as needed by a qualified individual to ensure the outlets are properly protected in the future.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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Comment
3.11.2 - Connected Devices and Fixtures

Outlet is damaged
Northeast Exterior Corner

While evaluating the outlets it was noted that exterior outlets are damaged and are in need of repairs. Recommend further evaluation and repairs as needed by a licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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Comment
3.12.1 - Outbuildings

Roof leaks noted

Signs of water penetration noted from the roof. This indicates a deficiency in the way the roof sheds water and should be evaluated and repaired or sealed as needed by a qualified individual.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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Comment
3.13.1 - Outdoor Cooking

Damage noted

Damage noted to the built-in barbecue system. Recommend further evaluation and repairs as required by a licensed contractor.

Hardhat General Contractor

4 - Roofing

IN NI NP D
4.1 Eves and soffits
4.2 Roof Drainage Systems X
4.3 Coverings X X
4.4 Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations X
4.5 Flashings X
4.6 Other roofing X X
Inspection Method
Walked for Direct Observation
Roof Type/Style
Hip and Gable
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Aluminum
Coverings: Material
Architectural shingles
Flashings: Material
Aluminum
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutters and downspouts appear serviceable

Gutters and downspouts were evaluated and  with the exception of what may be noted in the deficiencies section ,appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Normal wear and tear was noted. No signs of major damage or leaking noted at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed for normal upkeep of the system.

Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations: Penetrations are serviceable

While evaluating the roof it was noted that the penetrations appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Normal wear and tear was noted. Recommend ongoing observation ceiling and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the roofing system.

Flashings: Flashings are serviceable

Roof flashings were evaluated  and and with the exception of what may be noted in the deficiency section, appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future.

6.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. roof coverings.

B. roof drainage systems.

C. flashings.

D. skylights, chimneys and roof penetrations.

E. signs of leaks or abnormal condensation on building components.

6.2 The inspector shall:

A. describe the type of roof covering materials.

B. report the methods used to inspect roofing.

6.3 The inspector is NOT required to:
1.A. walk on the roofing.
2.B. observe attached accessories including but not limited to solar systems, antennae, and lightning arresters.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficient
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4.3.1 - Coverings

Weathering noted

Weathering of the shingles noted. Moderate granule loss present. Recommend further evaluation by a licensed roofing contractor to determine if maintenance will be required. No signs of active leaking noted at the time of this inspection. Consulting a roofer will also give you a better idea of the life expectancy of the materials.

Roof Roofing Professional

5 - Attic

IN NI NP D
5.1 Attic Insulation X
5.2 Ventilation X
5.3 Attic Space X
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Blown, Fiberglass
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Passive
Attic Access Is serviceable
Hallway
Access to the attic was evaluated and found to be in serviceable condition at the time of the inspection.
Attic Insulation: Insulation depth
13 Inches in depth

Insulation appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation in the future for changes and maintenance as needed.

Attic Insulation: Insulation is serviceable
Insulation was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time.
Ventilation: ventilation is servicable

the ventilation in the attic space was found to be in serviceable condition at the time of the inspection.

Attic Space: Attic Space is serviceable

Attic space was evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Ventilation is adequate and insulation appears to be properly installed in all applicable areas. Recommend ongoing observation of the attic space for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the property.

12.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces.

B. ventilation of attics and foundation areas.

C. kitchen, bathroom, and laundry venting systems.

12.2 The inspector shall describe:

A. insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces.

B. absence of same in unfinished space at conditioned surfaces.

12.3 The inspector is NOT required to report on:

A. concealed insulation and vapor retarders.

B. venting equipment which is integral with household appliances.

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

6 - Foundation

IN NI NP D
6.1 Foundation X
6.2 Floor Structure X
6.3 Basement & Crawlspaces X
Inspection Method
Basement access, Visual
Foundation: Material
Masonry Block, Stem Wall
Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Dirt
Floor Structure: Flooring Insulation
Batt
Foundation: Stem Wall Is Serviceable
Stem wall system was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. No major cracks or signs of movement noted. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the structure.
Floor Structure: Material
Wood I-Joists
Floor Structural components that were visible were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the building.
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
Plywood
Portions of the sub floor that were visible were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the building.
Basement & Crawlspaces: Basement
While evaluating the basement it was noted that the area appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. The basement is properly ventilated and dry. Support structures and all building materials visualized appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed for normal upkeep of the building.

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 = Deficient

7 - Heating and Cooling

IN NI NP D
7.1 Heating Equipment X
7.2 Cooling Equipment X
7.3 Distribution System X
7.4 Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts X
7.5 Vents, Flues & Chimneys X
7.6 In Floor Heating X
7.7 Fire Pit X
Heating Equipment: Brand
Arcoaire
Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Natural Gas
Heating Equipment: Filter Type
Disposable
Heating Equipment: Heat Type
Gas-Fired Heat, Forced Air
Distribution System: Configuration
Central
Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts: Fireplace Type
Gas fireplace
Heating Equipment: Furnace is serviceable

Furnace was evaluated and run through a full cycle. The unit appears to be functioning normally at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and seasonal maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Heating Equipment: Heating temperature splits
68.7 - 113 Degrees
Distribution System: Ducting is serviceable

Ducting appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. All visible portions of ducting appear to be insulated and properly secured. Airflow and temperature change was evaluated at each vent register and the system appears to be intact at this time.

Distribution System: Vents are serviceable
Vents and registers were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Temperature change and air flow noted at all registers. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance and cleaning as needed for normal upkeep of the system.
Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts: Fireplace Is Serviceable
Fireplace was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. No major damage noted to the firebox or components at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.
Vents, Flues & Chimneys: Chimney appears serviceable

Chimney was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Flu was operated and appears to be functioning normally. Recommend ongoing observation and cleaning as needed for normal upkeep of the chimney system.

Cooling Equipment: Low Temperature

The cooling system was not tested due to low outdoor temperature. This may cause damage the unit. Recommend servicing and a full evaluation once temperatures improve.

In Floor Heating not present.

Fire Pit not present.

9.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. permanently installed heating systems including:
1. heating equipment.
2. normal operating controls.
3. automatic safety controls.
4. chimneys, flues and vents.
5. solid fuel heating devices.
6. heat distribution systems including fans, pumps, ducts and piping, with supports, dampers, insulation, air filters, registers, radiators, fan coil units, convectors.
7. the presence of an installed heat source in each room.

9.2 The inspector shall:

A. describe:
1. energy source.
2. heating equipment and distribution type.

B. operate the systems using normal operating  controls.

C. open readily openable access panels provided by the manufacturer or installer for routine homeowner maintenance.

9.3 The inspector is NOT required to:

A. operate heating systems when weather conditions or other circumstances may cause equipment damage.

B. operate automatic safety controls.

D. ignite or extinguish solid fuel fires.

E.  observe:
1. the interior of flues.
2. fireplace insert flue connections.
3. humidifiers.
4. electronic air filters.
5. the uniformity or adequacy of heat supply to the various rooms.


10.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. central air conditioning including:
1. cooling and air handling equipment.
2. normal operating controls.

B. distribution systems including:
1. fans, pumps, ducts and piping, with supports, dampers, insulation, air filters, registers, fan-coil units.
2. the presence of an installed cooling source in each room.

10.2 The inspector shall:

A. describe:
1. energy sources.
2. cooling equipment type.

B. operate the systems using normal operating controls.

C. open readily openable access panels provided by the manufacturer or installer for routine homeowner maintenance.

10.3 The inspector is NOT required to:

A. operate cooling systems when weather conditions or other circumstances may cause equipment damage.

B. observe non-central air conditioners.

C. observe the uniformity or adequacy of cool-air supply to the various rooms.

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

8 - Appliances

IN NI NP D
8.1 Garbage Disposal X
8.2 Dishwasher X
8.3 Refrigerator X
8.4 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
8.5 Vent Hood X
8.6 Microwave X
8.7 Washing Machine X
8.8 Clothes Dryer X
8.9 Whole home vacuum X
Dishwasher: Brand
Maytag
Refrigerator: Brand
Kenmore
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Magic Chef
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
Vent Hood: Exhaust Hood Type
Vented
Microwave: Manufacturer
Amana
Clothes Dryer: Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Clothes Dryer: Dryer Vent
Metal (Flex)
Dishwasher: Dishwasher is serviceable

Dishwasher was run through a full cycle and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. No signs of leaking from the unit noted. Recommended ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the appliance.

Refrigerator: Refrigerator is serviceable

Refrigerator appears to be in serviceable condition at this time  with the exception of anything noted in the deficiency section. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the unit.

Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range oven is serviceable

Range oven was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. All cooktop burners are functional, the front left did not light initially but after adjusting the burner proper ignition was achieved, and oven came up to 400 degrees without issue. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the appliance.

Vent Hood: Microwave hood is serviceable

Microwave hood appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the vent system.

Microwave: Microwave Is Serviceable
Microwave appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the unit.
Washing Machine: Washing machine is serviceable

Washing machine was run through a full cycle and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the unit.

Clothes Dryer: Clothes dryer is serviceable

Clothes dryer was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. The unit was run through a full cycle and appears to be functioning normally. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the unit.

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

9 - Interior Finishes

IN NI NP D
9.1 Doors X X
9.2 Walls X X
9.3 Windows X X
9.4 Floors X
9.5 Ceilings X X
9.6 Storage X
9.7 Countertops & Cabinets X
9.8 Stairs X
Walls: Wall Covering Materials
Drywall
Walls: Wall Framing
Wood

Areas covered by finishing materials were not able to be visualized. 

Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Wood, Compressed partical board
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material Bathrooms
Precast
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material Kitchen
Tile
Doors: All doors are serviceable

With the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section, all doors in the building were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the property.

Walls: Interior walls are serviceable

Interior walls were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appeared to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Windows: Windows Are Serviceable

Windows were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. All windows that were accessible were open shut latched and locked. Recommend ongoing observation, cleaning, lubrication and maintenance as needed in the future to ensure the windows remain in serviceable condition.

Floors: Floor Coverings
Carpet, Tile, Hardwood

Interior floor coverings were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. No signs of abnormal wear noted at the time of this inspection. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance of surfaces as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the flooring systems. All exceptions to this if any will be located in the deficiencies section.

Floors: Normal Wear And Tear Noted
While evaluating the flooring it was noted that there was some wear and tear to the flooring materials. This type of wear appears to be normal and consistent with the estimated age and use of the materials. Recommend cleaning and maintenance or replacement as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the flooring.
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Drywall

Ceilings in the building(s) were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section appeared to be in serviceable condition at the time of the inspection. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the finishes.

Storage: Cabinets are serviceable

Storage cabinets were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future to hardware or cabinetry for normal upkeep of the storage systems.

Storage: Closets Are Serviceable

Interior storage areas were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. All storage systems and components appear to be functional at this time. Normal wear may be present. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the storage systems.

Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinets Are Serviceable

Cabinets were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Doors and storage systems appear to be operational. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the cabinets.

Countertops & Cabinets: Counters Are Serviceable

Counters were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed to the counters and the caulking joints to ensure they remain in serviceable condition in the future.

Stairs: Stairs are serviceable

Interior stairs were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficient
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9.1.1 - Doors

Door Is Out Of Square
Office

Upon inspecting the door it was noted that the door is out of square and is not closing appropriately. The door is in contact with the casing. This has caused the door to become difficult or impossible to operate. Recommend further evaluation and adjustment or other repairs as needed by a licensed contractor to ensure the door is functioning as intended.

Door Door Repair and Installation Contractor
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9.1.2 - Doors

Pocket Door Not Latching
Master Bedroom

Pocket door is in need of adjustment or repairs. The door is not operating as intended. The door is not lining up with the latch plate. Recommend further evaluation and adjustment or repairs as needed to the pocket door to ensure it is opening closing and securing as intended.
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9.1.3 - Doors

Self closing door not functioning
Garage

While evaluating the doors it was noted that the self closing hinges for the fire-rated door are no longer functional. Recommend adjustment or replacement of the hinges as needed to ensure a proper fire break between the garage and the home.

Wrenches Handyman
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9.2.1 - Walls

Common Cracking Noted
Garage

Common cracking was noted in the drywall at the time of the inspection. These types of cracks are typical and do not indicate a structural concern at this time. The cracks are cosmetic in nature and should be patched and finished to match the surrounding area as need in the future for normal upkeep of the building. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future. Repairs made to drywall should always be performed by a qualified individual.
Putty knife Drywall Contractor
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9.2.2 - Walls

Common Cracking Noted
Living Room

Common cracking was noted in the drywall at the time of the inspection. These types of cracks are typical and do not indicate a structural concern at this time. The cracks are cosmetic in nature and should be patched and finished to match the surrounding area as need in the future for normal upkeep of the building. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future. Repairs made to drywall should always be performed by a qualified individual.
Putty knife Drywall Contractor
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9.3.1 - Windows

Caulking needed
Office

While evaluating the windows it was noted that the seam around the window is beginning to crack and separate. Recommend re-caulking as needed for normal maintenance of the window.

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9.3.2 - Windows

Caulking needed
Living Room

While evaluating the windows it was noted that the seam around the window is beginning to crack and separate. Recommend re-caulking as needed for normal maintenance of the window.

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9.5.1 - Ceilings

Water damage
Living Room

While evaluating the ceilings it was noted that there is an area showing signs of water damage and moisture intrusion. This may be from a past or ongoing leaking issue in the area. Recommend further evaluation and repairs as required by a licensed contractor to ensure the area is water tight and serviceable.

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10 - Plumbing

IN NI NP D
10.1 Water Heater X X
10.2 Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors X
10.3 Waste lines X
10.4 Hose bibs X
10.5 Water softeners X
10.6 Laundry hookups X
10.7 Laundry room gas X
10.8 Plumbing vents X
10.9 Showers and tubs X X
10.10 Sinks and drains X
10.11 Toilets X
Material - Distribution
Copper
Material - Water Supply
Galvanized, PEX
Water Heater: Capacity
50 Gallons
Water Heater: Location
Basement
Water Heater: Manufacturer
AO Smith
Water Heater: Power Source
Natural Gas
Water Heater: Year built
2000 Standards Met Date
Galvanized lines present
Water meter

Galvanized water lines were noted on the property. These lines have a tendency to break down over time and will need repairs and maintenance in the future. The system is currently holding pressure and does not appear to be leaking. Recommend monitoring for changes in the future and upgrading of the system as needed.

Water Heater: Unit may be nearing end of service life

The water heater appears to be nearing the end of its expected service life. Typically a water heater will last between 12 and 20 years based on type and use. While the water heater may be functioning normally now it would be a good idea to consider it an item that is ready for upgrade in the future as normal maintenance for the system.

Water Heater: Water heater is serviceable

Water heater was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. No signs of active leaking noted and All Plumbing connections are secure. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance including draining of the tank annually or on an as-needed basis to clear sediment.

Waste lines: Waste lines are serviceable

Waste lines that were visible were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the plumbing system.

Hose bibs: Hose bibs are serviceable
62 PSI

Hose bibs on the property were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. No signs of leaking or damage noted. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Laundry hookups: Laundry hookups are serviceable

Laundry service connections for the washing machine were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Shut off valves were operated and appear functional and drain line is intact. Recommend ongoing observation for changes in the future and maintenance as needed for normal upkeep of the system.

Laundry room gas: Laundry room gas supply

Gas supply for the laundry room was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and ensuring there is a proper gas cap or plug installed if the line is not in use.

Plumbing vents: Vents are serviceable

Exhaust vents throughout the building were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Showers and tubs: Shower is serviceable
Master Bathroom

Shower was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the shower system. This includes regular maintenance of caulking/grout joints due to deterioration.

Showers and tubs: Whirlpool tub is serviceable
Master Bathroom

Whirlpool tub was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time.

Sinks and drains : Multiple sinks are serviceable

Multiple sinks were located evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance is needed in the future for normal upkeep of the plumbing system.

Toilets: Multiple toilets are serviceable

Toilets throughout the building were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Any exceptions to this will be listed in the deficiency section. Recommend ongoing observation and maintenance is needed in the future for in the future for normal upkeep of the plumbing system.

7.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. interior water supply and distribution system including:
1. piping materials, including supports and insulation.
2. fixtures and faucets.
3. functional flow.
4. leaks.
5. cross connections.

B. interior drain, waste and vent system, including:
1. traps; drain, waste, and vent piping; piping supports and pipe insulation.
2. leaks.
3. functional drainage.

C. hot water system including:
1. water heating equipment.
2. normal operating controls.
3. automatic safety controls.
4. chimneys, flues and vents.

D. fuel storage and distribution systems including:
1. interior fuel storage equipment, supply piping, venting and supports.
2. leaks.

E. sump pumps.

7.2 The inspector shall:

A. describe:
1. water supply and distribution piping materials.
2. drain, waste and vent piping materials.
3. water heating equipment.

B. operate all plumbing fixtures, including their faucets and all exterior faucets attached to the house.

7.3 The inspector is NOT required to:

A. state the effectiveness of anti-siphon devices.

B. determine whether water supply and waste disposal systems are public or private.

C. operate automatic safety controls.

D. operate any valve except water closet flush valves, fixture faucets and hose faucets.

E. observe:
1. water conditioning systems.
2. fire and lawn sprinkler systems.
3. on-site water supply quantity and quality.
4. on-site waste disposal systems.
5. foundation irrigation systems.
6. spas, except as to functional flow and functional drainage.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficient
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10.1.1 - Water Heater

Leak from expansion tank
Basement

Leaking noted from the expansion tank. Recommend further evaluation and repairs as required by a licensed plumber.

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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10.9.1 - Showers and tubs

Shower door is in need of adjustment
Guest Bathroom

While evaluating the surround it was noted that the shower door is making contact with the frame. Recommended further evaluation and adjustment as needed to ensure proper function of the shower door system.

Contractor Qualified Professional

11 - Electrical

IN NI NP D
11.1 Connected Devices and Fixtures X
11.2 Smoke Detectors X
11.3 Carbon Monoxide Detectors X
11.4 Outlets X
11.5 Switches X
11.6 Low voltage X
Wiring Method
Romex
Connected Devices and Fixtures: Fans are Serviceable

Ceiling fans were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed for normal upkeep of the fan.

Connected Devices and Fixtures: Light Fixtures Are Serviceable

All interior light fixtures were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Connected Devices and Fixtures: Outlets Are Serviceable

Outlets that were accessible were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Outlets were testing as properly wired and grounded where applicable. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

Connected Devices and Fixtures: Switches Are Serviceable

Switches were operated and with the exceptions that may be noted appeared to be in serviceable condition at this time.

Smoke Detectors: Smoke detectors are serviceable
Smoke detectors were evaluated and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation, regular testing and maintenance as needed in the future to ensure the detectors are functioning as intended.
Outlets: 220 Outlets are serviceable
Laundry, Kitchen

220 outlet was evaluated and appears to be in serviceable condition at this time. The outlet is testing properly and no visible damage noted. Location of outlets tested is noted above.

Outlets: GFCI Outlets
Garage, Exterior, Master Bathroom, Guest Bathroom, Kitchen

GFCI outlets throughout the building were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted were found to be functioning normally. All outlets were tripped mechanically and electrically and appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation and regular testing of the outlets to ensure they remain in good working order.

Outlets: Outlets are serviceable

Outlets throughout the building were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiency section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the electrical system.

Switches: Switches are serviceable

Switches throughout the building were evaluated and with the exceptions that may be noted in the deficiencies section appear to be in serviceable condition at this time. Recommend ongoing observation for changes and maintenance as needed in the future for normal upkeep of the system.

8.1 The inspector shall observe:

A. service entrance conductors.

B. service equipment, grounding equipment, main overcurrent device, main and distribution panels.

C. amperage and voltage ratings of the service.

D. branch circuit conductors, their overcurrent devices, and the compatibility of their ampacities and voltages.

E. the operation of a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles located inside the house, garage, and on its exterior walls.

F. the polarity and grounding of all receptacles within six feet of interior plumbing fixtures and all receptacles in the garage or carport, and on the exterior of inspected structures.

G. the operation of ground fault circuit interrupters.

8.2 The inspector shall:

A. describe:
1. service amperage and voltage.
2. service entry conductor materials.
3. service type as being overhead or underground.
4. location of main and distribution panels.

B. report any observed aluminum branch circuit wiring.

8.3 The inspector is NOT required to:

A. insert any tool, probe or testing device inside the panels.

B. test or operate any overcurrent device except ground fault interrupters.

C. dismantle any electrical device or control other than to remove covers of the main and auxiliary distribution panels.

D. observed 
1. low voltage systems.
2. smoke detectors.
3. telephone, security, cable TV, intercoms or other ancillary wiring that is not a part of the primary electrical distribution system.
 

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

12 - Other Items

IN NI NP D
12.1 Pests X X
12.2 Fire Sprinklers X
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficient
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12.1.1 - Pests

Rodent activity
Basement

While evaluating the building it was noted that there are signs of rodent activity throughout the property. Recommend removal of all rodents by a qualified individual and cleaning of all feces at that time.


Due to the destructive nature of rodent infestation our activity, we are unable to guarantee the findings of this inspection Beyond today. It is highly recommended that all pests be removed by a qualified individual as soon as possible to prevent damage to the structure or its systems.

Pest control Pest Control Pro
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12.1.2 - Pests

Wood Boring Beetles
Northwest Exterior

Evidence of wood-boring Beetle activity noted in multiple columns. Recommend further evaluation and treatment for repairs as required by a qualified Pest Control expert.

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