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1234 Main St.
Port Clinton, Ohio 43452
03/30/2020 9:00AM

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Agency Name
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Maintenance item
2
Recommendation
2
Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

General: In Attendance
Home Owner, Listing Agent
General: Occupancy
Vacant
General: Style
Contemporary
General: Type of Building
Attached
General: Temperature (approximate)
42 Fahrenheit (F)
General: Weather Conditions
Light Rain
General: What you need to know


For the purposes of this Home Inspection, all direction and room descriptions and their location, will be given as if a person is looking at the front of the house from the street. 

2 - Roof

IN NI NP D
2.1 General X
2.2 Coverings X X
2.3 Roof Drainage Systems X
2.4 Flashings X
2.5 Skylights, Chimneys & Other Roof Penetrations X
General: Inspection Method
Binoculars, Ground, Ladder
General: Roof Type/Style
Hip
Coverings: Material
Asphalt
Coverings: Type of Shingle
Architectural
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Seamless Aluminum
Flashings: Material
Aluminum

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
  • D = Deficiencies
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Comment
2.2.1 - Coverings

Lifting Shingles

Two areas appear to be lifted up off the surface, making them susceptible to high winds in the future. Recommend monitoring or having roofing professional assess.

Roof Roofing Professional

3 - Exterior

IN NI NP D
3.1 Walkways, Patios & Driveways X X
3.2 Siding, Flashing & Trim X X
3.3 Exterior Doors X X
3.4 Eaves, Soffits & Fascia X X
3.5 Decks, Balconies and Porches X
3.6 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Driveway Material
Concrete
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Patio Material
Concrete
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Brick, Vinyl
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Beveled
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Steel
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Walkway Material
Concrete
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Cleaning Observation
Exterior of house

Recommend having house siding and brick exterior cleaned to bring back vibrancy. General layer of dirt over exterior. 



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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
  • D = Deficiencies
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Comment
3.1.1 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Driveway Cracking - Minor
3 areas main driveway

Minor cosmetic cracks observed.  Recommend caulking as able and monitor. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.1.2 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Patio Cracking - Minor
Rear Left house entry from patio

Settling & cracking observed. Recommend patch/seal and then monitor.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.1.3 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Walkway Cracking - Minor
Middle Left Garage "man" door entry

Minor cosmetic cracks observed. Recommend patch/seal and then monitor.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.1.4 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

External Basement Doors

Basement door cover has various rust and pitted areas. Recommend cleaning, priming, and painting for increased longevity. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.2.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Cracking - Minor

Brick siding showed cracking in one or more places, does not appear to be a new crack. Recommend caulking and monitoring. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.2.2 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Warping/Buckling

Vinyl siding was warping or buckling in one area.  Appears to need refitting. Recommend a qualified siding contractor evaluate and repair.

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.2.3 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Surface damage

Due to heavy rain at the time, was not able to get on ladder to look/feel mark on vinyl siding. May be surface grime of some sort or a damaged and then caulked area. When weather is better, suggest an up close look to assess. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.2.4 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Wood trim decay

Wood trim is showing signs of decay at base of garage doors. Scrape, prime, and paint surface to increase life expectancy of wood trim. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
$
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Comment
3.3.1 - Exterior Doors

Door Does Not Close or Latch
Back left patio door

Door latches loosely when not using the deadbolt, which allows the door to not seal, and possibly set off alarm system. Recommend adjusting strike plate as needed. 

Tools Handyman/DIY
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Comment
3.4.1 - Eaves, Soffits & Fascia

Minor light rusting
Soffits all around house.

Canned lights in soffits are rusted on several lights and also have different type bulbs in some. Recommend cleaning and touch up as needed. 

Tools Handyman/DIY

4 - Basement, Foundation, and Crawlspace

IN NI NP D
4.1 Foundation X
4.2 Basement, Crawlspace, or Slab on Grade X
Foundation: Material
Concrete
Basement, Crawlspace, or Slab on Grade: Type
Basement

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
  • D = Deficiencies

5 - Structure

IN NI NP D
5.1 Floor Structure X
5.2 Wall Structure X X
5.3 Ceiling Structure X
5.4 Roof Structure & Attic X
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
OSB
Wall Structure: Type
Drywall
Ceiling Structure: Type
Drywall
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
OSB
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Hip
Wall Structure: General drywall scrapes and gouges
Base
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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Comment
5.2.1 - Wall Structure

General gouges and scratches in drywall in several rooms

Several gouged and scraped area in basement Audio/Visual room and well as other minor scrapes and dings in other rooms. Recommend repair and paint.

Tools Handyman/DIY

6 - Heating

IN NI NP D
6.1 Equipment X
6.2 Normal Operating Controls X
6.3 Distribution Systems X
6.4 Presence of Installed Heat Source in Each Room X
Equipment: Brand
Carrier
Equipment: Energy Source
Gas
Equipment: Heat Type
Forced Air
Equipment: Location
Basement
Equipment: Carrier 56mxa furnace

Manufactured August 2003

Distribution Systems: Ductwork
Insulated
AFUE Rating
92

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.

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
  • D = Deficiencies

7 - Cooling

IN NI NP D
7.1 Cooling Equipment X
7.2 Normal Operating Controls X
7.3 Distribution System X
7.4 Presence of Installed Cooling Source in Each Room X
Cooling Equipment: Brand
Carrier
Cooling Equipment: Energy Source/Type
Electric
Cooling Equipment: Location
Exterior South
Cooling Equipment: Carrier Central Air unit


Cooling Equipment: Carrier unit not run do to temperatures under 65 degrees
Distribution System: Configuration
Central
Cooling Equipment: SEER Rating
15 SEER

Modern standards call for at least 13 SEER rating for new install. 

Read more on energy efficient air conditioning at Energy.gov.

Cooling Equipment: Low Temperature
The A/C unit was not tested due to low outdoor temperature. This may cause damage the unit.

I. The inspector shall inspect: A. the cooling system, using normal operating controls. II. The inspector shall describe: A. the location of the thermostat for the cooling system; and B. the cooling method. III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction: A. any cooling system that did not operate; and B. if the cooling system was deemed inaccessible. IV. The inspector is not required to: A. determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the cooling system. B. inspect portable window units, through-wall units, or electronic air filters. C. operate equipment or systems if the exterior temperature is below 65 Fahrenheit, or when other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. D. inspect or determine thermostat calibration, cooling anticipation, or automatic setbacks or clocks. E. examine electrical current, coolant fluids or gases, or coolant leakage.

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

8 - Plumbing

IN NI NP D
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 X
8.5 Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems X
8.6 Sump Pump X X
Filters
None
Water Source
Public
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
1 1/2"
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC
Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures: Distribution Material
Copper
Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures: Water Supply Material
Copper
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Capacity
75 gallons
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Location
Basement
Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Power Source/Type
Gas
Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems: Main Gas Shut-off Location
Basement, Gas Meter
Sump Pump: Location
Basement
Main Water Shut-off Device: Location
Basement, West

Main water shut off in closet in basement with sump pumps

Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents: Manufacturer
Bradford & White

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
  • D = Deficiencies
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Comment
8.2.1 - Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems

Tub drain missing

Tub in upstairs front left bathroom missing drain cover. Recommend replacement.  

Tools Handyman/DIY
$
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Comment
8.4.1 - Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents

Leaking and corrosion at hot connection to copper
Basement utility room

Active leak at water heater hot water outlet. Recommend Plumber repair. 

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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Comment
8.6.1 - Sump Pump

Cover sump basins
Basement closet

Covers not on sump pump (did see partial covers in corner), reinstall and make safe. Also recommend putting a light switch for room rather than pull string, as the door cannot be opened all the way to reach pull string and have to step on sump covers to do so. Also recommend having door reversed to swing out for safety reasons. 

Tools Handyman/DIY

9 - Electrical

IN NI NP D
9.1 Service Entrance Conductors X
9.2 Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device X
9.3 Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses X
9.4 Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles X X
9.5 GFCI & AFCI X
9.6 Smoke Detectors X
9.7 Carbon Monoxide Detectors X
Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Service Conductors
Below Ground, 220 Volts
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Main Panel Location
Basement
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Sub Panel Location
Basement
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Branch Wire 15 and 20 AMP
Copper
Branch Wiring Circuits, Breakers & Fuses: Wiring Method
Romex
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Capacity
200 AMP
Main & Subpanels, Service & Grounding, Main Overcurrent Device: Panel Manufacturer
Siemens

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
  • D = Deficiencies
$
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Comment
9.4.1 - Lighting Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles

Cover Plates Missing

One or more receptacles are missing a cover plate. This causes short and shock risk. Recommend installation of plates.

10 - Doors, Windows & Interior

IN NI NP D
10.1 Doors X X
10.2 Windows X X
10.3 Floors X
10.4 Walls X
10.5 Ceilings X
10.6 Steps, Stairways & Railings X
10.7 Countertops & Cabinets X X
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Pella
Windows: Window Type
Casement
Floors: Floor Coverings
Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile
Walls: Wall Material
Drywall
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Gypsum Board
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Wood
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material
Quartz, Tile

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
  • D = Deficiencies
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Comment
10.2.1 - Windows

Wood rotted
Dining Room

Main dining room windows have had water damage in the past, no moisture at time of inspection. Wood trim was painted, but very soft wood at the bottom of middle window and right window.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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Comment
10.7.1 - Countertops & Cabinets

Grout Deteriorating
Main floor master bathroom

Shower in master bathroom has grout deteriorated/missing. Sink counter in master bathroom has missing/deteriorated grout on both sides, possible settling of counter has occurred. Recommend tile professional assess and repair

House building Countertop Contractor

11 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP D
11.1 Dishwasher X
11.2 Refrigerator X
11.3 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
11.4 Garbage Disposal X
Dishwasher: Brand
Kenmore
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
Vented
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric, Gas
Refrigerator: Brand
Whirlpool
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Kitchenaid, GE
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies

12 - Fireplace

IN NI NP D
12.1 Vents and Flues X
12.2 Lintels X
12.3 Damper Doors X
12.4 Cleanout Doors & Frames X
Type
Gas
Gas Supply Shut Off
Main living room
Gas supply was turned off, so operation of gas fireplaces could not be verified. Recommend having gas supply turned on and operation of fireplaces confirmed.

Lintels not present.

Damper Doors not present.

Cleanout Doors & Frames not present.

I. The inspector shall inspect:

readily accessible and visible portions of the fireplaces and chimneys;

lintels above the fireplace openings;

damper doors by opening and closing them, if readily accessible and manually operable; and

cleanout doors and frames.

II. The inspector shall describe:

the type of fireplace.

III. The inspector shall report as in need of correction:

evidence of joint separation, damage or deterioration of the hearth, hearth extension or chambers;

manually operated dampers that did not open and close;

the lack of a smoke detector in the same room as the fireplace;

the lack of a carbon-monoxide detector in the same room as the fireplace; and

cleanouts not made of metal, pre-cast cement, or other non-combustible material.

IV. The inspector is not required to:

inspect the flue or vent system.

inspect the interior of chimneys or flues, fire doors or screens, seals or gaskets, or mantels.

determine the need for a chimney sweep.

operate gas fireplace inserts.

light pilot flames.

determine the appropriateness of any installation.

inspect automatic fuel-fed devices.

inspect combustion and/or make-up air devices.

inspect heat-distribution assists, whether gravity-controlled or fan-assisted.

ignite or extinguish fires.

determine the adequacy of drafts or draft characteristics.

move fireplace inserts, stoves or firebox contents.

perform a smoke test.

dismantle or remove any component.

perform a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)-style inspection.

perform a Phase I fireplace and chimney inspection.

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

13 - Attic, Insulation & Ventilation

IN NI NP D
13.1 Attic Insulation X X
13.2 Vapor Retarders (Crawlspace or Basement) X
13.3 Ventilation X
13.4 Exhaust Systems X X
Dryer Power Source
220 Electric, Gas
Dryer Vent
Metal (Flex)
Flooring Insulation
Batt
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Batt
Attic Insulation: R-value
19
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Passive, Ridge Vents, Soffit Vents
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan Only, Fan with Light

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
  • D = Deficiencies
$
Credit
Comment
13.1.1 - Attic Insulation

Insufficient Insulation

Insulation depth was inadequate. Suggested amount of insulation for Ohio area by the Department of Energy is R-38. Recommend installing additional insulation.


House construction Insulation Contractor
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Credit
Comment
13.4.1 - Exhaust Systems

Outside Exhaust Vent Cover

Badly damaged/aged vent cover adjacent to basement door entrance. One more vent within 10 feet also showing it's age. Recommend replacing both covers. 

Tools Handyman/DIY

14 - Garage

IN NI NP D
14.1 Ceiling X
14.2 Floor X
14.3 Walls & Firewalls X
14.4 Garage Door X
14.5 Garage Door Opener X
14.6 Occupant Door (From garage to inside of home) X
Garage Door: Material
Insulated, Aluminum
Garage Door: Type
Automatic
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies