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Kevin@Hergert.com

Wa. State Home Inspector 619

WSDA Structural Pest Inspector 79988

Serving King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties
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Home Inspection Everett 2011-1107

 

 

 

 

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Client:

 

Address:

 

 

Property Description:

 

(2) story single family home

Property age/ size:

Built 1986, 2,250 s.f. per listing

Occupancy Status:

Vacant

 

Inspection Date:

 

11/07/2011

Inspection Time:

9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

Weather Conditions:

Overcast and light rain, 45 deg F +-

 

 

Table of Contents

 


 

Summary of Inspection....................................................................................................... 3

Electrical System................................................................................................................. 5

Plumbing System................................................................................................................. 6

Heating System................................................................................................................... 7

Water Heater....................................................................................................................... 9

Site..................................................................................................................................... 11

Building Exterior............................................................................................................... 13

Crawlspace........................................................................................................................ 17

Garage............................................................................................................................... 19

Living Room and Dining Room........................................................................................ 21

Kitchen.............................................................................................................................. 22

Family Room and Nook.................................................................................................... 24

Utility and Powder Room................................................................................................. 25

Hallways............................................................................................................................ 26

Master Bedroom Suite....................................................................................................... 27

Bedrooms 2, 3, 4, and 5.................................................................................................... 29

Main Bathroom.................................................................................................................. 31

Attic................................................................................................................................... 33

Structural Pest Inspection Diagram................................................................................... 35

 

Summary of Inspection

 

All items listed in the Summary of each section are listed below. Additional comments may be written in the body of the report. Please read the entire report. All items listed below should be further evaluated, inspected, modified, and/or corrected by a licensed professional in that corresponding or related trade.

 

WDO refers to “Wood Destroying Organism” as defined by the Washington State Department of Agriculture

 

- Items in this font are general comments throughout report.

- Items in this font are considered a minor cost and/or cosmetic.

- Items in this font are considered a substantial cost an extreme safety concern.

 

 

Electrical System

Plumbing System

Heating System

- Recommend installation of gas piping drip leg to prevent debris in gas line from entering furnace

Water Heater

- Earthquake restraints not properly installed

- Water heater flue is not secured at draft hood. Duct tape is not an approved connection method for the flue (several locations)

- Furnace flue does not have proper clearance to combustibles

Site

- Recommend re-grade front right comer to allow drainage away from structure

- Structure in contact with ground (WDO conducive condition). Recommend 4-6” separation between ground and structure

- Trip hazard at front walkway

Building Exterior

- Evidence of wood rot at fascia (barge) boards

- Recommend clean all roof areas of debris and moss build-up

- Front right downspout is not connected. All gutters should be cleaned off debris

- Barricade missing at front porch area

- Rear decks are in marginal condition. Deck at hillside has the potential to rotate as it is cantilevered and not connected to any anchorage at the other end

Crawlspace

- Recommend inspect crawlspace for defects once all insulation is replaced

- Furnace condensation pump discharges into crawlspace

- There is no visible evidence that the home is secured to the foundation

- Crawlspace insulation is extensively damaged by rodents. Recommend removal and replacement

- Recommend properly seal crawlspace access to prevent rodent infestation

Garage

- Bottom plate at front of garage appears to have been replaced with non-treated wood. Recommend replace with treated wood and protect exterior from moisture intrusion

- Recommend seal all breaches in the drywall to comply with fire separation of garage to house guidelines. Use Type X fire rated drywall

- Wood rot at garage door panels

- All electrical switches and outlets to have plate covers. Secure light fixtures

Living Room and Dining Room

- Recommend clean fireplace and flue

Kitchen

- Evidence of active leak from Main bathroom above. Likely source is the bathtub

- Switch plate cover missing in Kitchen

- Electrical outlets are not GFCI protected. Outlet to right of oven is not grounded

Family Room and Nook

- Outlet to right of sliding glass door is not grounded

Utility and Powder Room

- Electrical outlet for washing machine not wired correctly (hot/neutral reversed)

- Fan in bathroom appears inoperative

Hallways

- Hardwood flooring not secure at hallway (trip hazard)

- Front door drags on tile flooring; no door-stop

Master Bedroom Suite

- Mechanical ventilation appears inoperative

- Window seal failed at North window

- Leak beneath sink (waste line)

- Toilet is not properly secured to floor

- Shower door does not seal at base

Bedrooms 2, 3, 4, and 5

- Replace damaged electrical outlet in front left bedroom

- Water heater flue passes thru bedroom living space. This flue should be sealed inside of a wall. Maintain proper clearances to flue. Expansion foam is an indication of a leak at the roof collar. Foam and drywall are considered combustible material

- (2) bedroom doors drag on carpeting

Main Bathroom

- Evidence of moisture damage at exterior wall below window sill in shower

- Substantial chips in bathtub

Attic

- Plumbing vent is disconnected at main bathroom

 


Electrical System

 


 

 

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No evidence of over heating

 


 

Service

 

Type:

Underground

Meter Location:

Side of garage

Voltage:

240

 

 

 

 

Panel

 

 

Location:

Garage

Manufacturer:

Sylvania

Type:

Dual bus bar

Panel Rating:

200 AMP

Main Disconnect:

200 AMP

Serv. wire Size/ Rating:

200 AMP

Sub-panel:

No

Grounding:

Copper to exterior ground rod, limited visibility

Panel Clearance:

30” wide, 3’ in front as required

 

- Panel cover door is broken off

 

 

 

 

Breakers/ Wiring

 

 

Type:

Copper romex

Breakers:

No visible defects

Plumbing System

 

 

                                   

Domestic Water

 

Supply:

Public water

Supply Pipe:

Copper where visible 

House Piping:

Copper where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

Main Water Shut off:

@ crawlspace. There may be an additional location within the house or garage


 

 

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Domestic Water Shut off

 

 

 

 

Sanitary Sewer

 

 

Discharge:

Public sewer

House Piping:

ABS where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

Heating System

 

 


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Furnace

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

Rheem 90 +   manufactured 09/2005

Fuel Type:

Natural gas

BTUH Input:

60,000

BTUH Output:

- Not noted

Efficiency Rating:

High-efficiency

 

- Gas not available, not tested

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

25 years

Est. age of furnace:

6 years +-

 

 

 

 

Heat Exchanger

 

Visible Inspection:

- Gas not available, not tested

Gas detection test:

- Gas not available, not tested

Burner test:

- Gas not available, not tested

 

 

 

 

Operation

 

Thermostat:

Programmable @ floor 1 hall

Disconnect:

Switch on furnace

Combustion Air:

Appears adequate

Filter:

Located below furnace


 

 

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Filter location

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flue/ Gas Piping

 

Flue Secure:

Inspected

Flue clearances:

Per requirements where visible

Gas Piping:

- Recommend installation of gas piping drip leg to prevent debris in gas line from entering furnace

 

 

 

 

Heat Gain

 

 

Rating:

40-70 deg F

 @ return air:

- Gas not available, not tested

@ nearest register:

- Gas not available, not tested

           Heat Gain:

- Gas not available, not tested

Water Heater


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Water Heater

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

Kenmore Power miser   s/n 0850A002083

Fuel Type:

Natural gas

Capacity:

50 gallon

 

- Gas not available, not tested

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

12 years

Est. age of heater:

3 years +-

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

TMP valve:

Inspected

Earthquake Straps:

- Earthquake restraints not properly installed

Expansion Tank:

Installed

Flame Rollout:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Flue

 

 

Secure:

- Water heater flue is not secured at draft hood. Duct tape is not an approved connection method for the flue (several locations)

Clearances:

- Furnace flue does not have proper clearance to combustibles

Draft Hood:

Inspected


 

 

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Flue not secured to draft hood

 

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Duct tape used as a connector

 

 

 

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Improper clearance to combustibles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Temperature

 

 

Safe water temperature:

120 deg F per industry standards

Measured temperature:

- Gas not available, not tested

Site

 

 

Site

 

Grade at structure:

- Recommend re-grade front right comer to allow drainage away from structure

Earth to wood contact:

- Structure in contact with ground (WDO conducive condition). Recommend 4-6” separation between ground and structure

Vegetation contact:

Negligible

Roof drain discharge:

Underground discharge


 

 

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Metal shield attached to siding

 

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Siding in contact with ground (typical)

 

 

 

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Reverse grade to house at front right corner

 


 

 

 

 

Driveway

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

Front walks/ steps

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

- Trip hazard at front walkway


 

 

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Trip hazard at front walkway

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

 

Overhead Power Lines:

N/A

Retaining Walls:

None that affect structure

Underground Oil Tank:

No visible evidence

Irrigation System:

None visible

Building Exterior

 

 

 

General Condition

 

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Exterior doors:

Satisfactory

Windows (ext. cladding):

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Siding

 

 

    Type:

Cedar

  Condition:

Satisfactory

 

- Evidence of wood rot at fascia (barge) boards

Window/Door Flashing:

Satisfactory

  Caulking:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Wood rot at fascia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roof

 

 

Estimated Pitch:

12:12 and 4:12

Material:

Composition and wood shake

Layers:

1+

How Inspected:

From street and neighbor driveway and traversed mid-section of front roof. Access to roof limited due to 12:12 pitch with algae covered shakes (slip-fall hazard)

Condition:

- Recommend clean all roof areas of debris and moss build-up

Ventilation:

Eave and roof vent

Plumbing Vents:

Satisfactory

Flues:

Satisfactory

Flashing:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Debris in valley

 

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Valley by front bedroom must be maintained

 

 

 

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Moss on rear roof area

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gutters/ Downspouts

 

 

Type:

Continuous metal

Condition:

Satisfactory, debris in gutters

 

- Front right downspout is not connected. All gutters should be cleaned off debris


 

 

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Disconnected downspout

 


 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

Tested

Switches/Lights:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Hose Bibs:

Tested

Gas Piping:

Inspected (locked)

 

 

 

 

Decks

 

 

    Structure:

Pressure treated joists

  Decking:

Cedar

  Condition:

Marginal

    Connection to Structure:

Not visible

  Trip Hazard:

Yes

  Handrails:

As required

Barricades:

- Barricade missing at front porch area

 

- Rear decks are in marginal condition. Deck at hillside has the potential to rotate as it is cantilevered and not connected to any anchorage at the other end


 

 

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Potential deck rotation

 

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Trip hazard at steps

 

 

 

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Barricade missing at front deck

 

Crawlspace

 

 

 

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Exterior access

How viewed:

Traversed entire crawlspace except beneath family room and utility room due to insulation debris

 

- Recommend inspect crawlspace for defects once all insulation is replaced

 

 

 

 

Moisture

 

 

Ventilation:

Appears adequate

Vapor Barrier:

As required

Moisture Intrusion:

- Furnace condensation pump discharges into crawlspace

 

- Evidence of moisture intrusion at front corner of Living room. See building exterior section

Sump Pump:

None visible


 

 

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Evidence of moisture intrusion beneath Living Room

 

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Condensation pump discharge into crawlspace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structural

 

 

Foundation:

No visible defects

Mudsill:

No visible defects

 

- There is no visible evidence that the home is secured to the foundation

Joists:

No visible defects; limited visibility

Post-Beams:

Satisfactory

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

Under-floor:

- Rodent damaged

 

- Crawlspace insulation is extensively damaged by rodents. Recommend removal and replacement

Domestic Water Pipes:

- Rodent damaged

Heating Supply:

- Rodent damaged


 

 

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Rodent damaged insulation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Condition:

Satisfactory

Valves/ Other:

- Main shut off appears to be located near entryway area

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

None visible

Wiring/ junction boxes:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Heating/ Ventilation

 

 

Duct Work:

No visible defects

Ventilation Ducts:

No visible defects

Gas Piping:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Structural Pests

 

 

Conducive Material:

No visible evidence

Visible Evidence:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Nuisance Pests

 

 

Visible Evidence:

- Recommend properly seal crawlspace access to prevent rodent infestation

Garage

 

Type: Attached

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Space is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

- Bottom plate at front of garage appears to have been replaced with non-treated wood. Recommend replace with treated wood and protect exterior from moisture intrusion

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Slab:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Replaced bottom plate

 


 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

Fire separation:

- Recommend seal all breaches in the drywall to comply with fire separation of garage to house guidelines. Use Type X fire rated drywall

Ignition point > above FF:

In compliance

Safety barricade to mech.:

In compliance


 

 

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Missing drywall in garage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garage Door

 

 

Type:

Wood roll-up

 

- Wood rot at garage door panels

Springs & Fasteners:

No visible defects

Auto Reverse:

n/a

Photocell reverse:

n/a

Remote openers:

n/a


 

 

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Wood rot at garage door panels

 


 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

Tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

- All electrical switches and outlets to have plate covers. Secure light fixtures

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

None

Living Room and Dining Room

 

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

No

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

- Screen at Dining room is damaged

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Fireplace

 

 

Type:

Metal wood-burning

Tested:

Damper and screen

 

- Recommend clean fireplace and flue


 

 

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Substantial ash at fireplace

 

Kitchen

 

Location: Floor 1

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

- Evidence of active leak from Main bathroom above. Likely source is the bathtub

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Location of moisture. See image to right

 

 

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Moisture at ceiling

Moisture meter reading is 35 %

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appliances

 

 

Dishwasher:

- Power turned off the dishwasher; not tested

Dishwasher air gap:

Visible

Oven:

Tested

Cooktop:

Tested

Microwave:

Not tested

Ventilation:

Tested  (recirculating type)

Refrigerator:

n/a

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

- Hot water not active; not tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Disposal:

Tested

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Fixtures:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

 

- Switch plate cover missing in Kitchen

Outlets:

- Electrical outlets are not GFCI protected. Outlet to right of oven is not grounded

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Adjacent room

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

- Window screen is damaged

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Family Room and Nook

 

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

- Outlet to right of sliding glass door is not grounded

Smoke Detector:

No

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

- None

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Utility and Powder Room

 

Location: Floor 1

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected (reset location for all bathrooms)

 

- Electrical outlet for washing machine not wired correctly (hot/neutral reversed)

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

- Fan in bathroom appears inoperative

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

 

- Door latch to garage does not operate properly (have to turn knob to close)

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

- Hot water not active; not tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Toilet Secure:

Satisfactory

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

Hallways

 

Location: Floors 1 and 2

 

 

General Room Condition

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

- Hardwood flooring not secure at hallway (trip hazard)

 

- Front door drags on tile flooring; no door-stop

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Stairwell

 

Handrails:

As required

Barricades:

As required

Trip Hazard:

None

Master Bedroom Suite

 

Location: Floor 2

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

- Evidence of remodeling project at partition walls near bathroom

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

- Potion of countertop is loose

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested. Bathroom outlets are GFCI protected

Smoke detector:

No

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register and heat lamp

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

- Mechanical ventilation appears inoperative

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

- Window seal failed at North window

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to meet current egress standards

Screen:

- Several window screens not installed

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

- Hot water not active; not tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

 

- Slow drain at bathroom sink; drain stop disconnected

Visible leaks:

- Leak beneath sink (waste line)

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Toilet Secure:

- Toilet is not properly secured to floor

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

 

- Shower door does not seal at base

                Fixtures:

No visible defects


 

 

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Leak at bathroom sink

 

Bedrooms 2, 3, 4, and 5

 

Location: Floor 2

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Dark stain on ceiling may indicate inadequate ventilation in rafters above.

Recommend clean surface and continue to monitor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

- Replace damaged electrical outlet in front left bedroom

Smoke Detector:

No

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

 

- Unknown purpose of ceiling register in rear bedroom

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

- Water heater flue passes thru bedroom living space. This flue should be sealed inside of a wall. Maintain proper clearances to flue. Expansion foam is an indication of a leak at the roof collar. Foam and drywall are considered combustible material

 

 


 

 

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Exposed water heater flue in bedroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to meet current egress standards

Screen:

No visible defects; some screens missing

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

 

- (2) bedroom doors drag on carpeting

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Main Bathroom

 

Location: Floor 2

 

 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Heat lamp

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

No

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

No

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

 

- Doorstop not installed

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

- Hot water not active; not tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

 

- See comment in Kitchen section

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Toilet Secure:

Satisfactory

Tub/Shower surround:

- Evidence of moisture damage at exterior wall below window sill in shower

                Fixtures:

- Substantial chips in bathtub

 

- Sink drain-stop disconnected


 

 

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Loose tile and bulge in wall below window in shower

 

Attic

 

Location: Over main body of house

 

 

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Rear bedroom closet and garage ladder

How viewed:

Traversed entire attic space


 

 

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Moisture

 

 

Roof Ventilation:

Appears adequate

Moisture Intrusion:

No visible evidence

Bath/Kitchen fans :

All vent to outside

 

 

 

 

Structural

 

 

Structure Type:

Manufactured trusses

Sheathing:

OSB and 1 x 4 ship sheathing

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

Type:

Blown in

Approximate Depth:

10” +-

Condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Flues/Vent Stacks

 

 

Plumbing Stacks:

All vented to exterior

 

- Plumbing vent is disconnected at main bathroom

Gas Flues:

No visible defects


 

 

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Disconnected plumbing stack

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

None visible

Wiring/ junction boxes:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Structural Pests

 

 

Conducive Material:

No visible evidence

Visible Evidence:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Nuisance Pests

 

 

Visible Evidence:

No visible evidence

Structural Pest Inspection Diagram

 

 

Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO)

 

Conducive Conditions

(CC)

WDO-AB

Anobid Beetles

 

CC-BG

Bare Ground

WDO-CA

Carpenter Ants

 

CC-CD

Conducive Debris

WDO-DT

Dampwood Termites

 

CC-EM

Excessive Moisture

WDO-MA

Moisture Ants

 

CC-EW

Earth-Wood Contact

WDO-OB

Other  Beetles

 

CC-FC

Failed Caulking

WDO-RF

Rot Fungus

 

CC-IV

Inadequate Ventilation

WDO-ST

Subterranean Termites

 

CC-RG

Restricted Gutter

 

 

 

CC-VC

Vegetation Contact

Inspection Conditions

(IC)

 

 

 

IC-CSA

Crawl Space Access

 

 

 

IC-IA

Inadequate Clearance

 

 

 

 

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