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1234 Main St
Denver CO 80210
05/22/2018 8:00 am

Kevin
agent

Kevin Wagstaff

3
Maintenance item
23
Deficiencies
4
Safety hazard

1 - Inspection Details

In Attendance
Buyer, Buyer Agent
Occupancy
Vacant, Furnished
Style
Multi-level
Temperature (approximate)
80 Fahrenheit (F)
Type of Building
Detached, Single Family
Weather Conditions
Clear

2 - Structural Components

IN NI NP D
2.1 Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces X X
2.2 Floor Structure X
2.3 Wall Structure X X
2.4 Ceiling Structure X
2.5 Roof Structure & Attic X
Inspection Method
Infrared, Visual, Attic Access
Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces: Material
Concrete
Floor Structure: Material
Wood I-Joists
Floor Structure: Sub-floor
OSB
Floor Structure: Basement/Crawlspace Floor
Concrete
Ceiling Structure: Material
Wood
Roof Structure & Attic: Material
Wood
Roof Structure & Attic: Type
Gable

3. STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS 3.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect structural components including the foundation and framing. B. describe: 1. the methods used to inspect under floor crawlspaces and attics. 2. the foundation. 3. the floor structure. 4. the wall structure. 5. the ceiling structure. 6. the roof structure. 3.2 The inspector is NOT required to: A. provide engineering or architectural services or analysis. B. offer an opinion about the adequacy of structural systems and components. C. enter under floor crawlspace areas that have less than 24 inches of vertical clearance between components and the ground or that have an access opening smaller than 16 inches by 24 inches. D. traverse attic load-bearing components that are concealed by insulation or by other materials.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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2.1.1 - Foundation, Basement & Crawlspaces

Foundation Cracks - Minor
South Exterior

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

Here is an informational article on foundation cracks.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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2.3.1 - Wall Structure

Cracks - Minor
Dining Room, Living Room

Minor cracking was observed in wall structure. This is common in homes this age. Recommend monitoring.
Wrench DIY
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2.3.2 - Wall Structure

Evidence of Structural Damage
Dining Room, Master Bedroom

Evidence of structural damage was found in the wall structure. Recommend a structural engineer evaluate and advise on how to repair. 

House construction Structural Engineer

3 - Exterior

IN NI NP D
3.1 Siding, Flashing & Trim X X
3.2 Exterior Doors X
3.3 Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps X X
3.4 Eaves, Soffits & Fascia X
3.5 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls X X
3.6 Walkways, Patios & Driveways X
Inspection Method
Infrared, Visual, Attic Access
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Material
Vinyl, Brick
Siding, Flashing & Trim: Siding Style
Lap
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Appurtenance
Deck, Front Porch
Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps: Material
Wood, Concrete

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 drive- ways. 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.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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3.1.1 - Siding, Flashing & Trim

Warping/Buckling
North Exterior

Vinyl siding was warping or buckling in areas. This is often as a result of nailing siding boards to tight to the home, preventing expansion/contraction. Recommend a qualified siding contractor evaluate and repair.

Contractor Qualified Professional
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3.3.1 - Decks, Balconies, Porches & Steps

Deck - Water Sealant Required

Deck is showing signs of weathering and/or water damage. Recommend water sealant/weatherproofing be applied.

Here is a helpful article on staining & sealing your deck. 

Wrench DIY
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3.5.1 - Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls

Standing Water

Standing water observed, which could indicate poor drainage and/or grading. Recommend monitor and/or have landscaper correct.

Here is a resource on dealing with standing water in your yard. 

Yard scissors Landscaping Contractor

4 - Roofing

IN NI NP D
4.1 Coverings X X
4.2 Roof Drainage Systems X X
4.3 Flashings X X
4.4 Skylights, Chimneys & Roof Penetrations X X
Inspection Method
Ground, Ladder, Roof
Coverings: Material
Asphalt
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, ues, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. C. other installed accessories.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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4.1.1 - Coverings

Shingles Missing
South Facing

Observed areas that appeared to be missing sufficient coverings. Recommend qualified roofing contractor evaluate & repair. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.2.1 - Roof Drainage Systems

Debris

Debris has accumulated in the gutters. Recommend cleaning to facilitate water flow.

Here is a DIY resource for cleaning your gutters. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.2.2 - Roof Drainage Systems

Downspouts Drain Near House

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. 

Roof Roofing Professional
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4.3.1 - Flashings

Loose/Separated

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

Skylight Cracked

Skylight was cracked in one or more places. Recommend a qualified roofing contractor repair.
Roof Roofing Professional

5 - Plumbing

IN NI NP D
5.1 Fixtures / Faucets X X
5.2 Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems X
5.3 Water Heater X X
5.4 Vents, Flues, & Chimneys X
5.5 Sump Pumps / Sewage Ejectors X
5.6 Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems X
Filters
None
Material - Distribution
Pex, Copper
Material - Water Supply
Copper
Source
Public
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Drain Size
2"
Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems: Material
PVC
Water Heater: Manufacturer
Whirlpool
Water Heater: Power Source
Gas
Water Heater: Capacity
50 Gallons
Water Heater: Location
Basement

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 ow and pressure, and well water quantity. D. fill shower pans and fixtures to test for leaks.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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5.1.1 - Fixtures / Faucets

Bathtub paint peeling

Bathtub paint is peeling off. Recommend replacement or qualified repair.
Contractor Qualified Professional
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5.1.2 - Fixtures / Faucets

Faucet drip

A faucet is dripping. Recommend qualified handyman or plumber repair.
Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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5.1.3 - Fixtures / Faucets

Toilet leaking

Toilet is dripping near water supply. Recommend qualified handyman or plumber repair.
Pipes Plumbing Contractor
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5.3.1 - Water Heater

Irregular Flame

Water heater flame is irregular. Recommend qualified plumber evaluate & repair.
Pipes Plumbing Contractor

6 - Electrical

IN NI NP D
6.1 Service Entrance Conductors X
6.2 Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels X
6.3 Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatibility of Their Amperage & Voltage X
6.4 Connected Devices and Fixtures (Representative number of switches and receptacles in the home, garage & exterior) X X
6.5 Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles X
6.6 GFCI & AFCI X
6.7 Smoke Detectors X X
6.8 Carbon Monoxide Detectors X X
Branch Wire 15 and 20 AMP
Copper
Wiring Method
Conduit

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.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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6.4.1 - Connected Devices and Fixtures (Representative number of switches and receptacles in the home, garage & exterior)

Cover Plates Damaged

One or more receptacles have a damaged cover plate. Recommend replacement.
Electric Electrical Contractor
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6.8.1 - Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Low Battery

Carbon monoxide detector failed to respond when tested. Recommend battery be replaced.
Wrench DIY

7 - Heating

IN NI NP D
7.1 Heating Equipment X X
7.2 Distribution Systems X
7.3 Vents, Flues & Chimneys X
Heating Equipment: Energy Source
Gas
Heating Equipment: Heat Type
Forced Air

8.1 The inspector shall: A. open readily openable access panels. B. inspect: 1. installed heating equipment. 2. vent systems, ues, 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, ues, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. 2. heat exchangers. 3. humidi ers and dehumidi ers. 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.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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7.1.1 - Heating Equipment

Filter requires replacement

The furnace filter appears to be beyond its expected lifespan. Recommend replacement.
Fire HVAC Professional
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7.1.2 - Heating Equipment

Manifolds dirty

Cleaning manifolds will result in better air quality.
Fire HVAC Professional

8 - Air Conditioning

IN NI NP D
8.1 Cooling Equipment X X
8.2 Distribution System X X
Cooling Equipment: Brand
Amana
Cooling Equipment: Energy Source/Type
Gas
Cooling Equipment: Location
Roof
Distribution System: Configuration
Central

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, wa- ter-source, solar, and renewable energy technologies.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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8.1.1 - Cooling Equipment

Unusually noisy

Compressor started and operated but unit was unusually noisy. Recommend licensed HVAC contractor evaluate.
Fire HVAC Professional
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8.2.1 - Distribution System

Loose Connection

There are loose connections on ducts, resulting in energy loss. Recommend licensed HVAC contractor resecure.
Fire HVAC Professional

9 - Interiors

IN NI NP D
9.1 Walls X X
9.2 Ceilings X
9.3 Floors X X
9.4 Steps, Stairways & Railings X
9.5 Countertops & Cabinets (Representative number) X X
9.6 Doors (Representative number) X X
9.7 Windows (Representative number) X X
9.8 Garage Door X
Walls: Wall Material
Gypsum Board
Ceilings: Ceiling Material
Gypsum Board
Floors: Floor Coverings
Hardwood, Carpet, Tile
Countertops & Cabinets (Representative number): Countertop Material
Granite
Countertops & Cabinets (Representative number): Cabinetry
Laminate
Windows (Representative number): Window Type
Sliders

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.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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9.1.1 - Walls

Poor Patching

Sub-standard drywall patching observed at time of inspection. Recommend re-patching. 

Putty knife Drywall Contractor
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9.3.1 - Floors

Moderate Wear

Floors in the home exhibited moderate surface wear along major paths of travel. Recommend a qualified flooring contractor evaluate for possible re-finish. 

Flooring Flooring Contractor
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9.3.2 - Floors

Tiles Loose

Loose tiles are present. Recommend re-attach and seal.
Flooring Flooring Contractor
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9.5.1 - Countertops & Cabinets (Representative number)

Countertop Cracked/Chipped

Countertop had one or more cracks or chips. Recommend qualified countertop contractor evaluate and repair. 

Here is a helpful article on repairing cracks, chips & fissures. 

House building Countertop Contractor
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9.6.1 - Doors (Representative number)

Hinges Loose

Loose hinges can cause door to stick or eventually fall out of place. Recommend handyman tighten hinges.

Here is a DIY article on fixing loose hinges. 

Wrenches Handyman
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9.7.1 - Windows (Representative number)

Missing Screen

Window missing screen. Recommend replacement.
Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor

10 - Built-in Appliances

IN NI NP D
10.1 Dishwasher X
10.2 Refrigerator X
10.3 Range/Oven/Cooktop X
10.4 Garbage Disposal X
Dishwasher: Brand
Kitchenaid
Refrigerator: Brand
Kenmore
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Energy Source
Electric
Range/Oven/Cooktop: Range/Oven Brand
Kenmore
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 con rm the operation of every control and feature of an inspected appliance.

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

11 - Insulation and Ventilation

IN NI NP D
11.1 Attic Insulation X X
11.2 Vapor Retarders X
11.3 Ventilation X
11.4 Exhaust Systems X X
Dryer Power Source
220 Electric
Dryer Vent
Metal
Flooring Insulation
Loose Fill
Attic Insulation: R-value
40
Attic Insulation: Insulation Type
Blown
Ventilation: Ventilation Type
Passive
Exhaust Systems: Exhaust Fans
None

11.1 The inspector shall: A. inspect: 1. insulation and vapor retarders in un nished 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.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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11.1.1 - Attic Insulation

Insufficient Insulation

Insulation depth was inadequate. Recommend a qualified attic insulation contractor install additional insulation.

House construction Insulation Contractor
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11.4.1 - Exhaust Systems

Ducts loose

Ductwork in the attic is loose or disconnected. Recommend repair.
Fire HVAC Professional

12 - Fireplaces and Fuel-Burning Appliances

IN NI NP D
12.1 Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts X X
12.2 Fuel-buring Accessories X
12.3 Chimney & Vent Systems X
Type
Wood

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, ues, 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 out- side the inspected structures. B. determine draft characteristics. C. move fireplace inserts and stoves or firebox contents.

  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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12.1.1 - Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts

Firewall Cracked

The brick lining of the fireplace was cracked in one or more places, which could lead to chimney damage or toxic fumes entering the home. Recommend a qualified fireplace contractor evaluate and repair.

Fire Fireplace Contractor