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1234 Main St.
Everett WA 98203
09/21/2018 9:00AM

Sample agent
agent

Agent Name

Agency Name
61
Items Inspected
3
Maintenance item
17
Recommendation
1
Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

In Attendance
Client, Client's Agent
Occupancy
Furnished
Style
Rambler
Temperature (approximate)
45 Fahrenheit (F)
Type of Building
Single Family
Weather Conditions
Clear

2 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP R
2.1 Dishwasher X
2.2 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
2.3 Garbage Disposal X
2.4 Dryer X
2.5 Washer X
Dishwasher: Brand
Bosch
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
GE
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
Vented

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 confirm the operation of every control and feature of an inspected appliance.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace

3 - Exterior

IN NI NP R
3.1 Siding, Flashing & Trim X X
3.2 Exterior Doors X X
3.3 Walkways, Patios & Driveways X X
3.4 Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps X
3.5 Eaves, Soffits & Fascia X
3.6 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
3.7 Foundation Vents X X
Inspection Method
Visual
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Brick, Wood
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Batten
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Wood, Sliding Glass
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Driveway Material
Concrete, Gravel

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the exterior wall-covering materials, flashing and trim; B. all exterior doors; C. adjacent walkways and driveways; D. stairs, steps, stoops, stairways and ramps; E. porches, patios, decks, balconies and carports; F. railings, guards and handrails; G. the eaves, soffits and fascia; H. a representative number of windows; and I. vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls and grading of the property, where they may adversely affect the structure due to moisture intrusion. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of exterior wall-covering materials. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. any improper spacing between intermediate balusters, spindles and rails. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. inspect or operate screens, storm windows, shutters, awnings, fences, outbuildings, or exterior accent lighting. B. inspect items that are not visible or readily accessible from the ground, including window and door flashing. C. inspect or identify geological, geotechnical, hydrological or soil conditions. D. inspect recreational facilities or playground equipment. E. inspect seawalls, breakwalls or docks. F. inspect erosion-control or earth-stabilization measures. G. inspect for safety-type glass. H. inspect underground utilities. I. inspect underground items. J. inspect wells or springs. K. inspect solar, wind or geothermal systems. L. inspect swimming pools or spas. M. inspect wastewater treatment systems, septic systems or cesspools. N. inspect irrigation or sprinkler systems. O. inspect drainfields or dry wells. P. determine the integrity of multiple-pane window glazing or thermal window seals.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace
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3.1.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Blister in Paint
Northwest Garage

Blistering paint was witnessed at NW garage exterior. Recommend a painter to scrape peeling paint and match paint to prevent water intrusion in siding.

Paint roller Painter
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3.1.2 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Hole in siding
South Exterior

Small hole in siding for cable access. Recommend caulking and sealing to prevent energy loss and intrusion from pest.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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3.2.1 - Exterior Doors

Door Does Not Lock
South

Sleeping glass door does not lock. Recommend repair by a qualified professional.

Door Door Repair and Installation Contractor
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3.3.1 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Driveway Cracking - Moderate

Significant cracks observed. Recommend concrete contractor evaluate and repair or replace.

Gardening shovel tool shape Concrete Contractor
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3.3.2 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Patio Cracking - Moderate

Significant settling & cracking observed. Further deterioration could result. Recommend concrete contractor evaluate & repair.
Gardening shovel tool shape Concrete Contractor
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3.6.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Drain pipe blocked
Southeast Exterior

Drain pipe for downspout appears to be blocked. Recommend qualified contractor clear out drainage system to prevent erosion around foundation and moisture intrusion in to crawlspace.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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3.6.2 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Vegetation In Contact With Siding
North Garage bExterior

Vegetation is in contact with sidding in multiple locations. Recommend removing vegetation from siding to prevent premature deterioration.

Wrench DIY
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3.7.1 - Foundation Vents

Dirt/Debris Covering Vent
Southeast Exterior

Dirt & debris are covering the foundation vent. Vent is also located directly next to a downspout drain and evidence of moisture intrusion can be seen. Recommend clearing vent so that they are not covered and the soil level is 4-6 inches below the bottom of the vent as well as ensuring proper flow in drain to prevent moisture from entering the crawlspace.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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3.7.2 - Foundation Vents

Vent Cover Damaged/Inadequate
South Exterior

Foundation vent is damaged or inadequate. Recommend a qualified professional replace foundation vent to prevent pests from entering the crawlspace.

Contractor Qualified Professional

4 - Roof

IN NI NP R
4.1 Coverings X X
4.2 Roof Drainage Systems X
4.3 Flashings X
4.4 Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations X X
Inspection Method
Roof, Walked
Roof Type/Style
Gable, Flat
Coverings: Material
Asphalt Shingles, Rolled Asphalt
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Aluminum
Flashings: Material
Aluminum, Lead

I. The inspector shall inspect from ground level or the eaves: A. the roof-covering materials; B. the gutters; C. the downspouts; D. the vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, and other roof penetrations; and E. the general structure of the roof from the readily accessible panels, doors or stairs. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of roof-covering materials. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. observed indications of active roof leaks. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. walk on any roof surface. B. predict the service life expectancy. C. inspect underground downspout diverter drainage pipes. D. remove snow, ice, debris or other conditions that prohibit the observation of the roof surfaces. E. move insulation. F. inspect antennae, satellite dishes, lightning arresters, de-icing equipment, or similar attachments. G. walk on any roof areas that appear, in the inspectors opinion, to be unsafe. H. walk on any roof areas if doing so might, in the inspector's opinion, cause damage. I. perform a water test. J. warrant or certify the roof. K. confirm proper fastening or installation of any roof-covering material.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace
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Comment
4.1.1 - Coverings

Ponding
Garage

Observed ponding in one or more areas of roof. Ponding can lead to accelerated erosion and deterioration. Recommend a qualified roofing contractor evaluate and repair. 

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

Chimney Repoint Needed

Joints in the masonry have deteriorated and should be repointed. (Repointing is the restoration of the mortar joints in the masonry).

Fireplace Chimney Repair Contractor
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4.4.2 - Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations

Chimney Cap damaged

The Chimney cap cracked/damaged. Recommend repair by a licensed professional.

Fireplace Chimney Repair Contractor

5 - Electrical

IN NI NP R
5.1 Service Entrance Conductors X
5.2 Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device X X
5.3 Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses X
5.4 Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles X X
5.5 GFCI & AFCI X X
5.6 Smoke Detectors X
5.7 Carbon Monoxide Detectors X
Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Service Conductors
Overhead, 220 Volts
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Main Panel Location
Master Bedroom
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Manufacturer
Bryant
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Branch Wire 15 and 20 AMP
Copper
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Wiring Method
Romex
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Capacity
150 AMP
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Sub Panel Location
Garage
Garage

40A service in garage.

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the service drop; B. the overhead service conductors and attachment point; C. the service head, gooseneck and drip loops; D. the service mast, service conduit and raceway; E. the electric meter and base; F. service-entrance conductors; G. the main service disconnect; H. panelboards and over-current protection devices (circuit breakers and fuses); I. service grounding and bonding; J. a representative number of switches, lighting fixtures and receptacles, including receptacles observed and deemed to be arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI)-protected using the AFCI test button, where possible; K. all ground-fault circuit interrupter receptacles and circuit breakers observed and deemed to be GFCIs using a GFCI tester, where possible; and L. smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the main service disconnect's amperage rating, if labeled; and B. the type of wiring observed. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. deficiencies in the integrity of the serviceentrance conductors insulation, drip loop, and vertical clearances from grade and roofs; B. any unused circuit-breaker panel opening that was not filled; C. the presence of solid conductor aluminum branch-circuit wiring, if readily visible; D. any tested receptacle in which power was not present, polarity was incorrect, the cover was not in place, the GFCI devices were not properly installed or did not operate properly, evidence of arcing or excessive heat, and where the receptacle was not grounded or was not secured to the wall; and E. the absence of smoke detectors. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. insert any tool, probe or device into the main panelboard, sub-panels, distribution panelboards, or electrical fixtures. B. operate electrical systems that are shut down. C. remove panelboard cabinet covers or dead fronts. D. operate or re-set over-current protection devices or overload devices. E. operate or test smoke or carbon-monoxide detectors or alarms F. inspect, operate or test any security, fire or alarms systems or components, or other warning or signaling systems. G. measure or determine the amperage or voltage of the main service equipment, if not visibly labeled. H. inspect ancillary wiring or remote-control devices. I. activate any electrical systems or branch circuits that are not energized. J. inspect low-voltage systems, electrical de-icing tapes, swimming pool wiring, or any timecontrolled devices. K. verify the service ground. L. inspect private or emergency electrical supply sources, including, but not limited to: generators, windmills, photovoltaic solar collectors, or battery or electrical storage facility. M. inspect spark or lightning arrestors. N. inspect or test de-icing equipment. O. conduct voltage-drop calculations. P. determine the accuracy of labeling. Q. inspect exterior lighting.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace
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5.2.1 - Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device

Old Panel

This an older (50+ years) panel rated below 200A but above minimum of 100A and may be undersized for modern needs. Recommend budgeting for a replacement panel and upgrade of service to 200A by a licensed electrician in the near future.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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5.4.1 - Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles

Old receptacle
South Exterior

Receptacle is old and worn. Contacts are loose and tester had to be wiggled to register proper wiring. Recommend replacement by a licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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Comment
5.4.2 - Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles

Open Ground
Master Bedroom

Receptacle has open ground. Recommend repair / replacement by licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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Comment
5.4.3 - Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles

Outlet Not Working
South Bathroom, Hall Bathroom

Electrical outlet was not functioning at time of Inspection. Recommend replacement by licensed electrician.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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Comment
5.5.1 - GFCI & AFCI

GFCI Outlet Not Functioning
Hall Bathroom

Could not reset GFCI outlet. Recommend a licensed electrician repair/replace.

Electric Electrical Contractor
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5.5.2 - GFCI & AFCI

No GFCI On Exterior

No GFCI protection on exterior outlets. Recommend installation of GFCI outlets by a licensed electrician for safety.

Electric Electrical Contractor

6 - Heating

IN NI NP R
6.1 Equipment X
6.2 Normal Operating Controls X
6.3 Distribution Systems X
6.4 Vents, Flues & Chimneys X X
6.5 Presence of Installed Heat Source in Each Room X
Equipment: Brand
Cadet
Equipment: Energy Source
Electric
Equipment: Heat Type
Electric Baseboard
Normal Operating Controls: Thermostat Location
Individual Rooms, Living Room
Distribution Systems: Ductwork
Not present

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the heating system, using normal operating controls. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the location of the thermostat for the heating system; B. the energy source; and C. the heating method. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. any heating system that did not operate; and B. if the heating system was deemed inaccessible. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. inspect or evaluate the interior of flues or chimneys, fire chambers, heat exchangers, combustion air systems, fresh-air intakes, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, electronic air filters, geothermal systems, or solar heating systems. B. inspect fuel tanks or underground or concealed fuel supply systems. C. determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the heating system. D. light or ignite pilot flames. E. activate heating, heat pump systems, or other heating systems when ambient temperatures or other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. F. override electronic thermostats. G. evaluate fuel quality. H. verify thermostat calibration, heat anticipation, or automatic setbacks, timers, programs or clocks.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace
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Comment
6.4.1 - Vents, Flues & Chimneys

Recommend Service

Recommend fireplace & chimney be services by a qualified chimney sweep prior to operating fireplace.

Fireplace Chimney Sweep

7 - Doors, Windows & Interior

IN NI NP R
7.1 Doors X
7.2 Windows X
7.3 Floors X
7.4 Walls X
7.5 Ceilings X
7.6 Steps, Stairways & Railings X
7.7 Countertops & Cabinets X
Windows: Window Type
Single-hung
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Unknown
Walls: Wall Material
Gypsum Board
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Gypsum Board
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material
Laminate
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Wood

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. a representative number of doors and windows by opening and closing them; B. floors, walls and ceilings; C. stairs, steps, landings, stairways and ramps; D. railings, guards and handrails; and E. garage vehicle doors and the operation of garage vehicle door openers, using normal operating controls. II. The inspector shall describe: A. a garage vehicle door as manually-operated or installed with a garage door opener. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. improper spacing between intermediate balusters, spindles and rails for steps, stairways, guards and railings; B. photo-electric safety sensors that did not operate properly; and C. any window that was obviously fogged or displayed other evidence of broken seals. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. inspect paint, wallpaper, window treatments or finish treatments. B. inspect floor coverings or carpeting. C. inspect central vacuum systems. D. inspect for safety glazing. E. inspect security systems or components. F. evaluate the fastening of islands, countertops, cabinets, sink tops or fixtures. G. move furniture, stored items, or any coverings, such as carpets or rugs, in order to inspect the concealed floor structure. H. move suspended-ceiling tiles. I. inspect or move any household appliances. J. inspect or operate equipment housed in the garage, except as otherwise noted. K. verify or certify the proper operation of any pressure-activated auto-reverse or related safety feature of a garage door. L. operate or evaluate any security bar release and opening mechanisms, whether interior or exterior, including their compliance with local, state or federal standards. M. operate any system, appliance or component that requires the use of special keys, codes, combinations or devices. N. operate or evaluate self-cleaning oven cycles, tilt guards/latches, or signal lights. O. inspect microwave ovens or test leakage from microwave ovens. P. operate or examine any sauna, steamgenerating equipment, kiln, toaster, ice maker, coffee maker, can opener, bread warmer, blender, instant hot-water dispenser, or other small, ancillary appliances or devices. Q. inspect elevators. R. inspect remote controls. S. inspect appliances. T. inspect items not permanently installed. U. discover firewall compromises. V. inspect pools, spas or fountains. W. determine the adequacy of whirlpool or spa jets, water force, or bubble effects. X. determine the structural integrity or leakage of pools or spas.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace

8 - Plumbing

IN NI NP R
8.1 Main Water Shut-off Device X
8.2 Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems X X
8.3 Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures X
8.4 Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents X
8.5 Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems X
8.6 Main Fuel Shut-off Device X
Filters
None
Water Source
Public
Main Water Shut-off Device: Location
Crawlspace
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
3"
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
Copper
Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures: Distribution Material
Copper
Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures: Water Supply Material
Copper
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Power Source/Type
Electric
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Capacity
66 gallons
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Location
Garage
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Manufacturer
Kenmore

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

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

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the main water supply shut-off valve; B. the main fuel supply shut-off valve; C. the water heating equipment, including the energy source, venting connections, temperature/pressure-relief (TPR) valves, Watts 210 valves, and seismic bracing; D. interior water supply, including all fixtures and faucets, by running the water; E. all toilets for proper operation by flushing; F. all sinks, tubs and showers for functional drainage; G. the drain, waste and vent system; and H. drainage sump pumps with accessible floats. II. The inspector shall describe: A. whether the water supply is public or private based upon observed evidence; B. the location of the main water supply shut-off valve; C. the location of the main fuel supply shut-off valve; D. the location of any observed fuel-storage system; and E. the capacity of the water heating equipment, if labeled. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. deficiencies in the water supply by viewing the functional flow in two fixtures operated simultaneously; B. deficiencies in the installation of hot and cold water faucets; C. mechanical drain stops that were missing or did not operate if installed in sinks, lavatories and tubs; and D. toilets that were damaged, had loose connections to the floor, were leaking, or had tank components that did not operate. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. light or ignite pilot flames. B. measure the capacity, temperature, age, life expectancy or adequacy of the water heater. C. inspect the interior of flues or chimneys, combustion air systems, water softener or filtering systems, well pumps or tanks, safety or shut-off valves, floor drains, lawn sprinkler systems, or fire sprinkler systems. D. determine the exact flow rate, volume, pressure, temperature or adequacy of the water supply. E. determine the water quality, potability or reliability of the water supply or source. F. open sealed plumbing access panels. G. inspect clothes washing machines or their connections. H. operate any valve. I. test shower pans, tub and shower surrounds or enclosures for leakage or functional overflow protection. J. evaluate the compliance with conservation, energy or building standards, or the proper design or sizing of any water, waste or venting components, fixtures or piping. K. determine the effectiveness of anti-siphon, backflow prevention or drain-stop devices. L. determine whether there are sufficient cleanouts for effective cleaning of drains. M. evaluate fuel storage tanks or supply systems. N. inspect wastewater treatment systems. O. inspect water treatment systems or water filters. P. inspect water storage tanks, pressure pumps, or bladder tanks. Q. evaluate wait time to obtain hot water at fixtures, or perform testing of any kind to water heater elements. R. evaluate or determine the adequacy of combustion air. S. test, operate, open or close: safety controls, manual stop valves, temperature/pressure-relief valves, control valves, or check valves. T. examine ancillary or auxiliary systems or components, such as, but not limited to, those related to solar water heating and hot water circulation. U. determine the existence or condition of polybutylene plumbing. V. inspect or test for gas or fuel leaks, or indications thereof.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace
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8.2.1 - Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems

Leaking Pipe
Crawlspace

A drain, waste and/or vent pipe showed signs of a leak. Recommend a qualified plumber evaluate and repair.
Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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Comment
8.2.2 - Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems

Improper Air Gap

I'm proper connection noted from the dishwasher to drain line. Recommend the installation of an air gap or high loop by a qualified professional.

Tools Handyman/DIY

9 - Attic, Insulation & Ventilation

IN NI NP R
9.1 Attic Insulation X
9.2 Ventilation X
9.3 Exhaust Systems X
9.4 Roof Structure & Attic X
Inspection Method
Attic Access, Walked
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Cellulose
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Gable Vents, Soffit Vents
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan Only
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
Wood, OSB
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Gable

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. insulation in unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas; B. ventilation of unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas; and C. mechanical exhaust systems in the kitchen, bathrooms and laundry area. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of insulation observed; and B. the approximate average depth of insulation observed at the unfinished attic floor area or roof structure. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. the general absence of insulation or ventilation in unfinished spaces. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. enter the attic or any unfinished spaces that are not readily accessible, or where entry could cause damage or, in the inspector's opinion, pose a safety hazard. B. move, touch or disturb insulation. C. move, touch or disturb vapor retarders. D. break or otherwise damage the surface finish or weather seal on or around access panels or covers. E. identify the composition or R-value of insulation material. F. activate thermostatically operated fans. G. determine the types of materials used in insulation or wrapping of pipes, ducts, jackets, boilers or wiring. H. determine the adequacy of ventilation.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace

10 - Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure

IN NI NP R
10.1 Foundation X
10.2 Basements & Crawlspaces X
10.3 Vapor Retarders (Crawlspace or Basement) X
10.4 Floor Structure X
10.5 Wall Structure X
10.6 Ceiling Structure X
Flooring Insulation
Fiberglass
Inspection Method
Crawlspace Access, Crawled
Foundation: Material
Concrete
Basements & Crawlspaces: Crawlspace Location
Exterior
Floor Structure: Material
Wood Beams
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
Plank
Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Gravel, Dirt

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the foundation; B. the basement; C. the crawlspace; and D. structural components. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the type of foundation; and B. the location of the access to the under-floor space. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. observed indications of wood in contact with or near soil; B. observed indications of active water penetration; C. observed indications of possible foundation movement, such as sheetrock cracks, brick cracks, out-of-square door frames, and unlevel floors; and D. any observed cutting, notching and boring of framing members that may, in the inspector's opinion, present a structural or safety concern. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. enter any crawlspace that is not readily accessible, or where entry could cause damage or pose a hazard to him/herself. B. move stored items or debris. C. operate sump pumps with inaccessible floats. D. identify the size, spacing, span or location or determine the adequacy of foundation bolting, bracing, joists, joist spans or support systems. E. provide any engineering or architectural service. F. report on the adequacy of any structural system or component.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • R = Repair/Replace