HOME INSPECTION REPORT:
The home inspection performed is a limited visual inspection to identify systems and components in need of immediate repair. The inspection will conform to the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and will include the following systems: roof, structure, electrical, interior plumbing, heating and cooling, exterior siding and trim, doors and windows, chimneys and fireplaces, driveways, walkways and site grading. The evaluation will be based on observations that are primarily visual and non-invasive. The inspection and report are not intended to be technically exhaustive. This written report is a summary of observations and unbiased opinions and is based on the experience of the inspector.
This Inspection Report outlines and defines the areas of the home that were inspected, as well as indicating any items that were not inspected, the reason they were not inspected, and general statements of what is commonly included and excluded during an inspection. This written Inspection Report, together with a home inspection agreement, and any reports for additional services ordered, represent the final statement on the condition of the home when inspected and the final statement on what was included and/or excluded in the inspection.
1) Maintenance Item - These are repairs that, in the opinion of the inspector, are regular maintenance items typical for all homes. Repair to these items is not urgent, but should be performed in the near future.
2) Repair Recommendation - The item, component or unit was inspected/tested, and is not functioning as intended. Repair or replacement is needed by a qualified specialist.
3) Further Evaluation Recommended- The item, component or unit need to be further evaluated by a professional and was not fully inspected or has concerns that need further review by a specialist.
SCOPE AND TERMS OF INSPECTION:
This confidential report is furnished for the use of the client only. It is not intended to be relied upon for any purpose by any other party not named on the report and Inspection Agreement. This inspection was performed in accordance with and under the terms of a Home Inspection Agreement. The agreement was signed and agreed upon before the preparation of this report and a signed copy of the agreement is available upon request. Scott Home Inspection conducts all inspections according to the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. The complete standards can be reviewed at the following location; www.scotthomeinspection.com/ASHI_standards-ethics.pdf
Limitations exist in any home inspection. The inspector cannot see behind walls or behind hidden areas in the home. The belongings of the current occupant of the home are not moved to view areas underneath or behind such belongings. Additionally, the inspection is not a test for hazardous materials, such as asbestos, lead paint, mold, or other environmental hazards. If the inspector observes materials which inspector believes may contain hazardous materials, the Inspector will recommend further testing and evaluation. Any comments, notes or recommendations made by the inspector are informational only, and Client understands that only proper hazardous testing can determine whether any actual hazardous materials are present. The inspector is also not qualified to detect the presence of Chinese Drywall. Nothing herein shall be construed so as to require the inspector to observe or to warn Client as to potential hazardous materials. Any investigation concerning the existence or possible existence of potentially hazardous materials in any form is beyond the scope of the inspection services offered by Scott Home Inspection.
READING YOUR INSPECTION REPORT
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