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1234 Main St.
New Albany Indiana 47150
03/20/2019 9:00AM

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Agency Name
7
Maintenance item
40
Improvement item
5
Major concern/safety hazard

All components designated for inspecting in the ASHI Standards of Practice are inspected, except as may be noted in the "Limitations of Inspection" sections within this report.   It is the goal of the inspection to put a home buyer in a better position to make a buying decision.  Not all improvements will be identified during this inspection.  Unexpected repairs should still be anticipated.  The inspection should not be considered a guarantee or warranty of any kind.  Please refer to the pre-inspection agreement for a full explanation of the scope of the inspection.  The inspection performed is a visual, non intrusive inspection only.

1 - Inspection Details

Inspection Start Time
3:30pm
In Attendance
Termite Inspector, Client
Style
2 Story
Type of Building
Detached, Single Family
Weather Conditions
Cloudy
Ground Cover
Dry
Main Entrance Faces
West
Temperature (approximate)
75 Fahrenheit (F)
Occupancy
Occupied, Furnished

Definitions:

FURNISHED - Access to some items such as electrical outlets/receptacles, windows, wall/floor surfaces, and cabinet interiors may be restricted by furniture or personal belongings. Any such items are excluded from this inspection report. 

OCCUPIED - Similar to FURNISHED. Potentially more areas of restricted acces due to furniture and personal belongs. Areas that are restricted are excluded from this inspection report.
UNOCCUPIED - The home was not being lived in and was empty of furniture at the time of the inspection.

VACANT - Access to plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems may be limited due to those systems being turned off. Access to other parts of the home may be limited due to locked doors, barricades or usage conditions. Any items or areas that are not accessible for the above reasons will be excluded from this report.

UTILITIES OFF - The utilities were shut off to the house at the time of the inspection. The plumbing, electrical and heating systems could not be fully evaluated and should be completely evaluated after the utilities are turned on and prior to settlement.

2 - Exterior

Inspection Method
Visual
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Driveway Material
Concrete
Walkways, Patios & Driveways: Walkway Material
Concrete
Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls: Negative Grade
Satisfactory
Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls: Retaining Wall Material
None
Porches, Stoops & Steps: Appurtenance
Stoop/Step
Porches, Stoops & Steps: Material
Concrete
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Brick, Wood, Stone
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Panels, Masonry, Lap
Exterior Doors: Exterior Entry Door
Metal, Glass
Eaves, Soffits & Fascia: Fascia Material
Wood
Eaves, Soffits & Fascia: Soffit/Eaves Material
Wood

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

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2.1.1 - Walkways, Patios & Driveways

Driveway Cracking - Minor

Minor cosmetic cracks observed, which may indicate movement in the soil. Recommend monitor and/or patch/seal cracks.
Wrench DIY
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2.2.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Recommend Installing Window Wells
North

Recommend installing window wells.
Contractor Qualified Professional
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2.2.2 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Tree Overhang
North

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

Yard scissors Tree Service
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2.3.1 - Porches, Stoops & Steps

Step/Stoop- Cracked/Damaged

Step/Stoop is cracked/damaged. Recommend repair and monitoring.
Gardening shovel tool shape Concrete Contractor
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2.3.2 - Porches, Stoops & Steps

Handrail Missing

Recommend installing handrails on stars with more than 4 steps to platform. This is a potential safety hazard

Contractor Qualified Professional
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2.4.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Caulk Utility Penetrations
North

Recommend caulking at utility penetrations in siding.
Wrench DIY
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2.4.2 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Cracking - Minor
North

Siding showed cracking in one or more places. Recommend repair and tuck pointing maintenance of mortar.
Brick Masonry, Concrete, Brick & Stone
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2.4.3 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Siding Damage - Minor
East

Siding showed signs of minor damage. Recommend repairing/monitoring any damaged areas that may allow moisture intrusion.
Siding Siding Contractor
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2.4.4 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Trim Damaged
East

Exterior trim is visibly damaged. Recommend repair/replacement of damaged sections

Hammer Carpentry Contractor
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2.4.5 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Pumpkin Brick
North, East, West, South

Pumpkin brick was noted on exterior siding. This is old brick of bad quality and is known to deteriorate. Recommend masonry contractor evaluate and repair/replace damaged bricks

Brick Masonry, Concrete, Brick & Stone
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2.5.1 - Exterior Doors

Exterior Door- Caulking Maintenance
East

Recommend caulking around exterior door(s) where caulking is cracked/separated/missing.

Paint roller Painting Contractor
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2.6.1 - Exterior Windows

Exterior Windows- Caulking Maintenance
West, East

Exterior window caulking is cracked/separated/missing. Recommend caulking maintenance around windows/window trim 

Paint roller Painting Contractor
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2.6.2 - Exterior Windows

Window Frame Damaged
West

Window frame is damaged. Recommend repair/replacement of damaged frame(s).
Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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2.7.1 - Eaves, Soffits & Fascia

Soffit/Eaves - Damaged
West

One or more sections of the spffit/eaves are damaged. Recommend qualified roofer evaluate & repair.
Roof Roofing Professional

3 - Decks and Balconies

Deck and Balconies: Appurtenance
Deck with Steps
Deck and Balconies: Material
Composite

I. The inspector should inspect:
A. with the unaided eye, for deck and balcony members that are noticeably out of level or out of plumb;
B. for visible decay;
C. for paint failure and buckling;
D. for nail pullout (nail pop);
E. for fastener rust, iron stain and corrosion;
F. and verify that flashing was installed on the deck-side of the ledger board;
G. for vertical members (posts) that have exposed end-grains;
H. for obvious trip hazards;
I. for non-graspable handrails;
J. railings for height less than the 36-inch minimum*;
K. guardrails and infill for openings that exceed the 4-inch maximum*;
L. open-tread stairs for openings that exceed the 4-inch maximum*;
M. the triangular area between guardrails and stairways for openings that exceed the 6-inch maximum*;
N. built-up and multi-ply beam spans for butt joints;
O. for notches in the middle-third of solid-sawn wood spans;
P. for large splits longer than the depths of their solid-sawn wood members;
Q. for building egresses blocked, covered or hindered by deck construction; and
R. for the possibility of wetting from gutters, downspouts or sprinklers.

*See https://www.nachi.org/stairways.htm for formal standards (compliance verification in entirety not required).

II. The inspector is not required to:

A. discover insect infestation or damage.
B. inspect, determine or test the tightness or adequacy of fasteners.
C. determine lumber grade.
D. measure moisture content.
E. inspect for or determine bending strength.
F. inspect for or determine shear stress.
G. determine lag screw or bolt shear values.
H. calculate loads.
I. determine proper spans or inspect for deflections.
J. discover decay hidden by paint.
K. verify that flashing has been coated to prevent corrosion.
L. determine that post-to-footing attachments exist.
M. dig below grade or remove soil around posts.
N. crawl under any deck with less than 3 feet of headroom, or remove deck skirting to acquire access.
O. determine proper footing depth or frostline.
P. verify proper footing size.
Q. perform pick tests.
R. perform or provide any architectural or engineering service.
S. use a level or plumb bob.
T. use a moisture meter.
U. predict service-life expectancy.
V. verify compliance with permits, codes or formal standards.
W. inspect for disabled persons' accessibility barriers.
X. determine if a deck blocks, covers or hinders septic tank or plumbing access.
Y. determine easement-encroachment compliance.

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3.1.1 - Deck and Balconies

Deck - Loose Boards

One or more deck boards were observed to be loose. Recommend they be refastened.

Here is a helpful article for minor DIY deck repair. 

House front 1 Deck Contractor
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3.1.2 - Deck and Balconies

Deck - Unstable Support

One of more areas of the deck support appears unstable. This could cause a safety hazard and further deterioration of the deck. Recommend qualified deck contractor evaluate and repair.
Roof Roofing Professional

4 - Roofing

Inspection Method
Aerial Imagery
Roof Type/Style
Gable, Hip
Coverings: Material
Asphalt
Coverings: Approximate Age
15-20 years
Coverings: Roofing Layers
1 layer(s)
Roof Drainage Systems: Gutter Material
Seamless Aluminum
Flashings: Material
Aluminum

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

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4.1.1 - Coverings

Damaged Coverings

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

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.1.2 - Coverings

Granules Missing/Exposed Felt

Asphalt shingles have missing granules/exposed felt. Recommend a roofing professional evaluate and repair as needed.
Roof Roofing Professional
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4.1.3 - Coverings

Nail Pops

Visible nail pops in roof coverings. Recommend roofing professional evaluate and repair.
Roof Roofing Professional
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4.2.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Downspout Damaged
North

Downspouts were damaged. This can result in excessive moisture in the soil at the foundation, which can lead to foundation/structural movement. Recommend a qualified contractor evaluate and repair. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.2.2 - Roof Drainage Systems

Downspouts Drain Near House
South, East

One or more downspouts drain too close to the home's foundation. This can result in excessive moisture in the soil at the foundation, which can lead to foundation/structural movement. Recommend a qualified contractor adjust downspout extensions to drain at least 6 feet from the foundation. 

Here is a helpful DIY link and video on draining water flow away from your house. 

Wrench DIY
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4.3.1 - Flashings

Corroded - Minor

Roof flashing showed signs of corrosion, but are still in working condition. Flashing should be evaluated and monitored to prevent severe corrosion leading to moisture intrusion. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.3.2 - Flashings

Loose/Separated
East

Flashings observed to be loose or separated, which can lead to water intrusion and/or mold. Recommend a qualified roofing contractor repair. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.4.1 - Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations

Chimney Cap Cracked

Chimney cap was visibly cracked. Recommend repair
Fireplace Chimney Repair Contractor
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4.4.2 - Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations

Flaking/Spalling Brick

Chimney has visible flaking/spalling brick.  Damaged/loose bricks present a potential safety hazard. Recommend repair.
Here is a helpful article on how to DIY repair flaking/spalling brick.   https://www.familyhandyman.com/masonry/how-to-replace-spalling-bricks/view-all/
Brick Masonry, Concrete, Brick & Stone

5 - Garage

General: Type
Attached, 2 Car
Garage Door: Material
Wood
Garage Door: Type
Automatic
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5.3.1 - Floor

Large Cracks/Damage

Garage floor has large cracks and damage. Recommend concrete contractor evaluate and repair to preserve concrete slab

Gardening shovel tool shape Concrete Contractor
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5.4.1 - Walls & Firewalls

Typical Cracks/Damage

Garage walls were noted as having typical cracks/damage. Recommend repair of cracked/damaged drywall

Putty knife Drywall Contractor
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5.5.1 - Garage Door

Weather Stripping Damaged

Overhead garage door weather stripping was noted as damaged. Recommend repair/replacement of damaged sections

Garage Garage Door Contractor

6 - Interiors

Walls: Wall Material
Drywall
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Wood, Drywall
Floors: Floor Coverings
Carpet, Tile, Engineered Wood
Countertops & Cabinets: Countertop Material
Granite, Quartz
Countertops & Cabinets: Cabinetry
Wood
Windows: Window Type
Casement
Windows: Window Manufacturer
Windsor

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

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6.1.1 - Walls

Wood Destroying Insect Damage
Foyer

Wood Destroying Insect Damage apparent. Recommend further evaluation for damages and repair as needed

Hardhat General Contractor
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6.3.1 - Floors

Tiles Cracked/Damaged
2nd Floor Bathroom

Floor tiles are visibly cracked/damaged. Recommend tile contractor repair/replace damaged tiles.
Tile Tile Contractor
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6.3.2 - Floors

Soft/Bouncy Floors
Kitchen

Soft/Bouncy Floors were noted at time of inspection. Recommend flooring contractor evaluate and repair

Flooring Flooring Contractor
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6.6.1 - Doors

Door Doesn't Latch
Master Bathroom

Door doesn't latch properly. Recommend handyman repair to ensure proper operation

Wrenches Handyman
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6.6.2 - Doors

Door Dragging Carpet
Left Bedroom

Door(s) is dragging carpet when operated. Recommend adjusting to ensure proper operation.

Door Door Repair and Installation Contractor
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6.6.3 - Doors

Door Warped/Twisted
1/2 Bathroom

Door is noticeably Warped/Twisted. Recommend repair/replacement as needed

Door Door Repair and Installation Contractor
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6.7.1 - Windows

Damaged/Missing Hardware
Master Bathroom

Some windows have damaged/missing hardware. Recommend repairing to ensure proper operation.
Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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6.7.2 - Windows

Window Wont Open
Family Room, Left Bedroom, Middle Bedroom

Window will not open under normal operating procedures. Recommemd repair.

Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor

7 - Fireplaces and Fuel-Burning Appliances

Type
Gas
Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts: Proper Operation
Yes

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

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7.3.1 - Chimney & Vent Systems

Chimney Liner Dirty

Chimney liner had layer of creosote dust, so underlying structure couldn't be inspected for cracks. Recommend qualified chimney sweep company inspect and/or clean.

Fireplace Chimney Repair Contractor

8 - Built-in Appliances

Dishwasher: Air Gap
Yes
Dishwasher: Drain Line Looped
Yes
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Whirlpool
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Exhaust Hood Type
None
Dishwasher: Brand
Maytag
Refrigerator: Brand
Maytag
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric

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

9 - Structural Components

Inspection Method
Attic Access, Camera
Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces: Material
Concrete
Floor Structure: Material
Steel Beam, Wood Beam, Steel Columns, Wood Joists, Inaccessible
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
Plywood, Inaccessible
Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Concrete
Wall Structure: Material
Wood Framing
Ceiling Structure: Material
Wood Framing
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Hip, Gable
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
Rafters, Wood, Planking
Roof Structure & Attic: Access Limited Due To Obstructions

Attic access was limited to inspecting from access due to obstructions. Recommend further inspection of attic and repair as necessary

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.

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9.1.1 - Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces

Interior Foundation Cracks - Minor
Basement West

Minor cracking was noted at the foundation. This is common as concrete ages and shrinkage surface cracks are normal. Recommend repairing/sealing cracks and monitoring for more serious shifting/displacement. 

Here is an informational article on foundation cracks.

Foundation Foundation Contractor
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9.1.2 - Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces

Water Intrusion
Basement West

Water intrusion was evidentin the basement/crawlspace. This can compromise the basement/crawlspace and could cause damage. Recommend a qualified contractor identify the source of moisture and remedy.

Foundation Foundation Contractor
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9.1.3 - Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces

Repaired/Waterproofed Foundation Cracks
Basement West

Visible Repaired/Waterproofed Foundation Cracks were noted at time of inspection. Recommend obtaining any warranty information from owner and monitoring

Contractor Qualified Professional

10 - Insulation and Ventilation

Flooring Insulation: Flooring Insulation
Faced, Fiberglass, Batt
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Blown, Fiberglass
Attic Insulation: Location
Between Ceiling Joist, Walls
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Roof Vents, Ridge Vents, Soffit Vents, Gable Vents
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
Fan Only
Laundry Exhaust: Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Laundry Exhaust: Dryer Vent
Metal (Flex)
Attic Insulation: Inches (approximate)
12

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

11 - Plumbing

Water Service & Distribution: Material - Distribution
Copper
Water Service & Distribution: Material - Water Supply
Copper
Water Service & Distribution: Source
Public
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
2", 4”
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC
Water Heater: Power Source
Gas
Water Heater: Capacity
50 Gallons
Water Heater: Location
Basement
Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors: Proper Operation
Yes
Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors: Check Valve
No
Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors: Sealed Crock
Yes
Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors: Vented
Yes
Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems: Material
Black Iron
Main Fuel Shut-Off (Location)
Exterior
Main Water Shut-Off Device (Location)
Basement
Water Heater: Manufacturer
Whirlpool
Water Heater: Age
16 years

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

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11.2.1 - Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems

Poor/Slow Drainage
Master Bathroom

Poor/slow drainage was observed at time of inspection. Recommend a qualified plumber evaluate and repair. 

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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11.3.1 - Fixtures / Faucets

Caulk/Grout Shower Surround
Master Bathroom

Recommend caulking/grouting shower surround where caulk/grout is cracked/separated/missing.  This will help prevent moisture damages from occurring.
Contractor Qualified Professional
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11.3.2 - Fixtures / Faucets

Hose Bib Leaking/Dripping
West

Hose bib is leaking/dripping.  Recommend plumber evaluate and repair
Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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11.3.3 - Fixtures / Faucets

Secure Hose Bib
East

Hose bib is not properly secured to exterior of home. Recommend anchoring hose bib to home.
Here is a helpful DIY link on securing hose bibs. http://homeguides.sfgate.com/secure-faucet-foundation-21363.html
Wrench DIY
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11.4.1 - Water Heater

Annual Maintenance Flush Needed

Water heaters should be flushed annually to prevent sediment buildup and maintain efficiency. Recommend a qualified plumber service and flush. 

Here is a DIY link to help

Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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11.4.2 - Water Heater

Marginal and Aging

Hot water heater is marginal and aging and nearing it's useful life expectancy. Recommend budgeting to replace hot water heater.
Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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11.6.1 - Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors

Install Check Valve

Recommend installing check valve on sump pump discharge line

Pipes Plumbing Contractor

12 - Heating

Heating Equipment: Brand
ICP
Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Natural Gas
Heating Equipment: Filter Type
Disposable
Heating Equipment: Heat Type
Gas-Fired Heat
Heating Equipment: Fired/Proper Operation
Distribution Systems: Ductwork
Non-insulated, Metal
Heating Equipment: Age
10 years
Heating Equipment: Filter Size
16x25x1

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

13 - Air Conditioning

Type
Air Conditioner
Cooling Equipment: Energy Source/Type
Central Air Conditioner
Cooling Equipment: Location
Exterior North
Cooling Equipment: Temperature Differential
9 degrees
Distribution System: Configuration
Split
Cooling Equipment: Brand
Armstrong
Cooling Equipment: Age
17 years

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

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13.1.1 - Cooling Equipment

Air Flow Restricted

Air flow to the air conditioner condenser was restricted. This may result in inefficient operation. Recommend cleaning dirt and/or debris from unit.

Fire HVAC Professional
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13.1.2 - Cooling Equipment

Failed to produce cold air

The air conditioner was funtional but did not produce cold air. Recommend licensed HVAC contractor evaluate.

Fire HVAC Professional

14 - Electrical

Service Entrance Conductors: Electrical Service Conductors
Below Ground, Aluminum, 220 Volts
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Locations
Basement
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Wiring Method
Romex
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Manufacturer
General Electric
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Type
Circuit Breaker
Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage: Branch Wire 15 and 20 AMP
Copper
Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels: Panel Capacity
200 AMP

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

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14.4.1 - Connected Devices and Fixtures

Light Inoperable
Master Bedroom

One or more lights are not operating. New light bulb possibly needed.
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14.6.1 - GFCI & AFCI

No GFCI Protection Installed
Living Room, Master Bathroom

No GFCI protection present in noted locations. Recommend licensed electrician upgrade by installing ground fault receptacles in all noted locations.

Here is a link to read about how GFCI receptacles keep you safe. 

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14.6.2 - GFCI & AFCI

Outlet(s) Won't Trip
2nd Floor Bathroom

One or more outlets won't "trip" when tested. Recommend a qualified electrician evaluate and repair. 

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