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1234 Main St
Denver CO 80210
11/21/2016 8:00 am

Young inspector
inspector

John Smith

Kevin
agent

Michael Wagstaff

Viewing Deficiencies only
Viewing Safety/Attention Items only
65
Items Inspected

1 - Inspection Details

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

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

Foundation Cracks - Minor

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 (Other)
2.3.1 - Wall Structure

Evidence of Structural Damage

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
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3 - Exterior

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

Warping/Buckling

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 (Other)
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
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 Landscaper / Gardener
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4 - Roofing

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

Shingles Missing

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

Roof Roofing Professional
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
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
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
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
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5 - Plumbing

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

Bathtub paint peeling

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

Faucet drip

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

Toilet leaking

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

Irregular Flame

Water heater flame is irregular. Recommend qualified plumber evaluate & repair.
Pipes Plumber
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6 - Electrical

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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
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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 Electrician
6.8.1 - Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Low Battery

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

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

Filter requires replacement

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

Manifolds dirty

Cleaning manifolds will result in better air quality.
Fire HVAC Professional
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8 - Air Conditioning

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8.1 Cooling Equipment 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
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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
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9 - Interiors

IN NI NP D
9.1 Walls 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
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
9.3.1 - Floors

Tiles Loose

Loose tiles are present. Recommend re-attach and seal.
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
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
9.7.1 - Windows (Representative number)

Missing Screen

Window missing screen. Recommend replacement.
Window Window Repair and Installation Contractor
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10 - Built-in Appliances

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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
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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11 - Insulation and Ventilation

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11.1 Attic Insulation 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
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
11.4.1 - Exhaust Systems

Ducts loose

Ductwork in the attic is loose or disconnected. Recommend repair.
Fire HVAC Professional
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12 - Fireplaces and Fuel-Burning Appliances

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12.1 Fireplaces, Stoves & Inserts X X
12.2 Fuel-buring Accessories X
12.3 Chimney & Vent Systems X
Type
Wood
  • IN = Inspected
  • NI = Not Inspected
  • NP = Not Present
  • D = Deficiencies
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
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