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WSDA Structural Pest Inspector 79988

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Home Inspection Kirkland 2012-0423

 

 

 

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Property Description:

 

Tri-level single family home

Property age/ size:

Built 1983, 1,870 s.f. per listing

Occupancy Status:

Abandoned with substantial debris and belongings

 

Inspection Date:

 

04/23/2012

Inspection Time:

12:30 P.M. – 2:45 P.M.

Weather Conditions:

Clear, 70 deg F +-

 

 

Table of Contents

 

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

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

Plumbing System................................................................................................................. 7

Water Heater....................................................................................................................... 8

Heating System................................................................................................................. 10

Site..................................................................................................................................... 12

Building Exterior............................................................................................................... 14

Garage............................................................................................................................... 17

Living Room, Dining Room, and Hallways....................................................................... 20

Kitchen and Nook............................................................................................................. 22

Master Bedroom Suite....................................................................................................... 24

Bedrooms 2 and 3............................................................................................................. 26

Main Bathroom.................................................................................................................. 28

Family Room..................................................................................................................... 30

Basement Bathroom and Utility Room............................................................................. 32

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

- Circuit breaker legend is not complete or accurate

- Anti-oxidant not visible at the multi-strand aluminum wiring

Plumbing System

Water Heater

- Earthquake restraints are not installed

- There is inadequate drafting of the combustion air gasses from the water heater. Carbon monoxide is flowing back into the living spaces of the house

- There is active water leakage and corrosion at the water heater connection

- The exposed gas valve connection (washing machine ?) should be properly capped when not connected

Heating System

- Recommend servicing of furnace by a licensed furnace technician and every (2) years thereafter. There is no visible tag that this furnace has ever been serviced

Site

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

- Substantial vegetation in contact with structure (WDO conducive condition)

Building Exterior

- Loose siding boards should be properly secured. Caulk all joints where needed

- Moss should be cleaned from the roof (do not pressure wash)

- Recommend adding kick out flashing as needed to prevent moisture from entering behind the siding (at the lower edge of adjacent roof surfaces)

- Several gutters are not properly secured to the rafter tails

- A section of the deck barricade is missing

Garage

- There is a hole in the garage wall by the electrical panel

- Holes in the drywall should be sealed to maintain the fire separation between the house and garage

- The North garage door lower panel is damaged

- There is a cut electrical wire near the electrical panel

- There are improperly installed surface electrical wires and wire splices in the garage

- There is moisture at the garage slab below the sink area. Unable to identify the source of the leakage due to limited access

Living Room, Dining Room, and Hallways

- The ceiling light fixture wiring is exposed and should be capped

- Carbon monoxide detectors are required at each level of the house and outside the vicinity of the bedrooms

Kitchen and Nook

- The dishwasher drainage system is clogged. All water drains from the air gap into the sink

- A range is not installed

- The sink faucet handle is cracked and leaks

- Recommend GFCI protection for Kitchen electrical outlets. Do not GFCI protect the refrigerator

Master Bedroom Suite

- Electrical wires in the closet should be protected in conduit

- Improper electrical wire splices in the closet. Exposed bulb fixtures are not recommended in closets as they are a fire hazard

- Recommend installation of smoke detectors in each bedroom

Bedrooms 2 and 3

- Active roof leak above the South bedroom

- Failed window seal at the South bedroom, broken window at the North bedroom

Main Bathroom

- Light fixtures are not installed. Exposed wires should be capped

Family Room

- Active water leakage from the bathroom above the Family room. There is evidence of a prior ceiling repair at this area

- The sliding glass door is broken

- There is no gas shut off valve visible (either at the control area or outside of the fireplace)

Basement Bathroom and Utility Room

Attic

Electrical System

 

 

 

 

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Service

 

Type:

Underground

Meter Location:

Side of garage

Voltage:

240

 

 

 

 

Panel

 

 

Location:

Garage

Manufacturer:

Sylvania   electrical final on 11/1982

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

 

 

 

 

Breakers/ Wiring

 

 

Type:

Copper romex and multi-strand aluminum

Breakers:

No visible defects

 

- Circuit breaker legend is not complete or accurate

 

- Anti-oxidant not visible at the multi-strand aluminum wiring

 

 

 

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Anti-oxidant not visible at

the multi-strand aluminum wiring

 

 

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No evidence of over heating

 

 

Plumbing System

 

 

                                   

Domestic Water

 

Supply:

Public water per listing, not included in this inspection

Supply Pipe:

Not visible 

House Piping:

Copper where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

Main Water Shut off:

@ garage

 

 

 

 

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Domestic Water Shut off

 

 

 

 

Sanitary Sewer

 

 

Discharge:

Public sewer per listing, not included in this inspection

House Piping:

Not visible

Pipe Condition:

Not visible

Water Heater

 

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Water Heater

 

Location:

Utility room

Make/ Model:

General Electric  manufactured 5/2006

Fuel Type:

Natural gas

Capacity:

50 gallon

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

12 years

Est. age of heater:

6 years +-

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

TMP valve:

As per required

Earthquake Straps:

- Earthquake restraints are not installed

Expansion Tank:

No

 

 

 

 

Flue

 

 

Secure:

Inspected

Clearances:

As required where visible

Draft Hood:

Inspected

 

- There is inadequate drafting of the combustion air gasses from the water heater. Carbon monoxide is flowing back into the living spaces of the house

 

- There is active water leakage and corrosion at the water heater connection

 

- The exposed gas valve connection (washing machine ?) should be properly capped when not connected

 

 

 

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Combustion gasses are spilling out at the draft hood

 

 

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Combustion gas staining at the bathroom ceiling

 

 

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Un capped gas valve

 

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Leakage and corrosion at the water heater connection

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Temperature

 

 

Safe water temperature:

120 deg F per industry standards

Measured temperature:

- Not measured

 

 

 

 

Heating System

 

 

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Furnace

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

Rheem Criterion 2  manufactured 4/2004

Fuel Type:

Natural gas

BTUH Input:

75,000

BTUH Output:

- Not noted on the furnace

Efficiency Rating:

Mid-efficiency

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

25 years

Est. age of furnace:

8 years

 

- Recommend servicing of furnace by a licensed furnace technician and every (2) years thereafter. There is no visible tag that this furnace has ever been serviced

 

 

 

 

Heat Exchanger

 

Visible Inspection:

No visible defects, limited visibility

Gas detection test:

No gas leak detected

Burner test:

No burner irregularities detected

 

 

 

 

Operation

 

Thermostat:

Programmable @ floor 1 hall

Disconnect:

No

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

 

 

 

 

Heat Gain

 

 

Rating:

40-70 deg F

 @ return air:

75 deg F +-

@ nearest register:

129 deg F

           Heat Gain:

54 deg F. Heat gain is within specifications of furnace

 

 

 

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Temperature measured at return air

 

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Temperature measured at heat register

 

 

Site

 

 

                                   

Site

 

Grade at structure:

Adequate grade away

Earth to wood contact:

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

Vegetation contact:

- Substantial vegetation in contact with structure (WDO conducive condition)

Roof drain discharge:

Underground discharge

 

 

 

 

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Vegetation in contact with the structure

 

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Limited visibility

 

 

 

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Ground in contact with the siding (typical)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driveway

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

Front walks/ steps

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

- Moss and debris should be cleaned from the walkways

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

 

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Front walkway is blocked by vegetation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rear walks/ steps

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

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

Window/Door Flashing:

Satisfactory

  Caulking:

- Loose siding boards should be properly secured. Caulk all joints where needed

 

 

 

 

Roof

 

 

Estimated Pitch:

4-5:12

Material:

Composition

Layers:

1+

How Inspected:

Traversed the roof

Condition:

- Moss should be cleaned from the roof (do not pressure wash)

 

- There is a damaged shingle above the South bedroom. This leak was already noted in the Summary section of Bedrooms 2 and 3

Ventilation:

Eave and ridge vent

Plumbing Vents:

Satisfactory

Flues:

Satisfactory

Flashing:

- Recommend adding kick out flashing as needed to prevent moisture from entering behind the siding (at the lower edge of adjacent roof surfaces)

 

 

 

 

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Moss on roofing

 

 

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Moss on roofing

 

 

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Damaged shingle above the South bedroom

 

 

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Roof (typical)

 

 

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Roof (typical)

 

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Kick out flashing should be installed

to prevent water from entering behind the siding

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gutters/ Downspouts

 

 

Type:

Continuous metal

Condition:

- Several gutters are not properly secured to the rafter tails

 

 

 

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Loose gutter (typical)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

- Not tested

Switches/Lights:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Hose Bibs:

Anti-siphon

Gas Piping:

Inspected

 

 

 

 

Decks

 

 

 

- The inspection of this free standing deck was limited due to excessive vegetation on and around the deck

    Structure:

Pressure treated joists

  Decking:

Cedar

  Condition:

Satisfactory

    Connection to Structure:

n/a

  Trip Hazard:

None

  Handrails:

Appears adequate

Barricades:

- A section of the deck barricade is missing

 

 

 

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Missing section of the barricade

 

 

 

Garage

 

Type: Attached

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Room contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

- There is a hole in the garage wall by the electrical panel

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Slab:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

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Hole in the garage wall

 

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Debris in the garage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

Fire separation:

- Holes in the drywall should be sealed to maintain the fire separation between the house and garage

Ignition point > above FF:

In compliance where visible

Safety barricade to mech.:

- Not needed

 

 

 

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Holes in the drywall should be sealed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garage Door

 

 

Type:

Wood roll-up

 

- The North garage door lower panel is damaged

Springs & Fasteners:

No visible defects

Auto Reverse:

- Not tested due to limited access

Photocell reverse:

- Photocell reverse sensors are not installed at the South garage door

Remote openers:

Not present

 

 

 

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There is a sag at the North garage door

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

Tested

Outlets:

- Not tested due to limited access

 

- There is a cut electrical wire near the electrical panel

 

- There are improperly installed surface electrical wires and wire splices in the garage

 

 

 

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Cut electrical wire

 

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Exposed wire splices

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doors

 

 

Operation/latching:

- Not tested due to limited access

Door condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Sink:

- There is moisture at the garage slab below the sink area. Unable to identify the source of the leakage due to limited access

 

Living Room, Dining Room, and Hallways

 

Location: Floors 1 and 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Rooms contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

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Infrared image of the Living room

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

- The ceiling light fixture wiring is exposed and should be capped

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

Yes

 

- Carbon monoxide detectors are required at each level of the house and outside the vicinity of the bedrooms

 

- RCW 19.27.530 Carbon monoxide … for any owner-occupied single-family residence that is sold on or after July 26, 2009, the seller must equip the residence with carbon monoxide alarms in accordance with the requirements of the state building code before the buyer or any other person may legally occupy the residence following such sale.  An approved carbon monoxide alarm shall be installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms in dwelling units and on each level of the dwelling and in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Ceiling register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

- All windows are extremely dirty. Unable to determine if the seals have failed (fogging)

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Kitchen and Nook

 

Location: Floor 1

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Rooms contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Appliances

 

 

Dishwasher:

Tested full cycle

Dishwasher air gap:

Visible

 

- The dishwasher drainage system is clogged. All water drains from the air gap into the sink

Range:

- A range is not installed

Ventilation:

Tested

Refrigerator:

n/a

 

 

 

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Drainage from the dishwasher air gap

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Disposal:

Tested

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Fixtures:

- The sink faucet handle is cracked and leaks

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

- Recommend GFCI protection for Kitchen electrical outlets. Do not GFCI protect the refrigerator

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Ceiling register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

- All windows are extremely dirty. Unable to determine if the seals have failed (fogging)

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Master Bedroom Suite

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Room contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

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. Bathroom outlets are GFCI protected

 

- Electrical wires in the closet should be protected in conduit

 

- Improper electrical wire splices in the closet. Exposed bulb fixtures are not recommended in closets as they are a fire hazard

Smoke detector:

- None

 

- Recommend installation of smoke detectors in each bedroom

 

 

 

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Exposed electrical wires in the closet

 

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Improper wire splice and exposed bulb fixture

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

- None

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to provide reasonable emergency egress

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Toilet Secure:

Satisfactory

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

Bedrooms 2 and 3

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Rooms contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

- Active roof leak above the South bedroom

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

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See image to right

 

 

 

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Active roof leak above the South bedroom

 

 

 

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High moisture reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

- None

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

- Failed window seal at the South bedroom, broken window at the North bedroom

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to provide reasonable emergency egress

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Main Bathroom

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Room contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

Mirrors:

- Mirror has been removed

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

- Light fixtures are not installed. Exposed wires should be capped

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

 

 

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Exposed live electrical wires

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

- None

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Toilet Secure:

Satisfactory

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

 

- The shower valve was not tested due to debris in the bathtub. The regular tub spout  and drain were tested

 

 

 

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Debris in the bathtub

 

Family Room

 

Location: Basement

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Room contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

- Active water leakage from the bathroom above the Family room. There is evidence of a prior ceiling repair at this area

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

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See image to right

 

 

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Water leakage at the soffit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

- None

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Ceiling register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

- The sliding glass door is broken

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

- Not tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Fireplace

 

 

Type:

- Appears to be a metal fireplace with a sealed gas insert

Tested:

- Not tested as the pilot light is not lit

 

- There is no gas shut off valve visible (either at the control area or outside of the fireplace)

Basement Bathroom and Utility Room

 

Location: Basement

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

- Room contain debris and personal abandoned personal belongings

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

- Not noted if the sink area outlet is GFCI protected

 

- Some electrical outlets may be inoperative

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Ceiling register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

- None

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Caulking:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Appliances

 

 

Washer:

- None

Dryer:

- None

Appliance Condition:

- None

Attic

 

Location: Over main body of house

 

                                   

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Hallway

How viewed:

From the attic access due to limited access (headroom)

 

 

 

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Attic (typical)

 

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Attic (typical)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moisture

 

 

Roof Ventilation:

Appears adequate

 

- The attic space is very hot. A mechanical ventilation system may help keep the attic space cooler resulting in a cooler house in the summertime and extended lifespan of the roofing material

Moisture Intrusion:

- See comment in building exterior and bedrooms 2 and 3 section

Bath/Kitchen fans :

All vent to outside

 

 

 

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The attic area is extremely hot

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structural

 

 

Structure Type:

Manufactured trusses

Sheathing:

Skip sheathing and plywood

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

Type:

Blown in

Condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Flues/Vent Stacks

 

 

Plumbing Stacks:

All vented to exterior

Gas Flues:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

            Conducive conditions of vegetation contact, earth to wood contact and failed or restricted gutters exist at almost every area of this home. Excess moisture locations are identified in the body of the report