425-652-6515

Kevin@Hergert.com

Wa. State Home Inspector 619

WSDA Structural Pest Inspector 79988

Serving King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties
infrared inspection, issaquah home inspector
Home Inspection Lake Stevens 2012-0207

 

 

 

home inspection everett

 

Client:

 

Address:

 

 

Property Description:

 

(2) story single family home

Property age/ size:

Built 2007, 2,874 s.f. per listing

Occupancy Status:

Occupied

 

Inspection Date:

 

02/07/2012

Inspection Time:

12:45 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.

Weather Conditions:

Clear, 50 deg F +-

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

 

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

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

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

Heating System................................................................................................................... 8

Water Heater..................................................................................................................... 11

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

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

Crawlspace........................................................................................................................ 16

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

Living Room and Dining Room........................................................................................ 20

Kitchen.............................................................................................................................. 21

Family Room and Nook.................................................................................................... 23

Powder Room.................................................................................................................... 24

Guest Suite........................................................................................................................ 25

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

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

Bedrooms 2 and 3............................................................................................................. 29

Main Bathroom.................................................................................................................. 30

Utility Room...................................................................................................................... 31

Attic................................................................................................................................... 32

Structural Pest Inspection Diagram................................................................................... 34

 

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 or an extreme safety concern.

 

 

Electrical System

Plumbing System

- Recommend consultation with licensed septic system installer regarding the proper operation and maintenance of this septic system

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

Water Heater

Site

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

Building Exterior

- South wall of house should be re-caulked and maintained. This wall is in direct exposure to the Sun

- Roofing or flashing should be installed at all fascia tails

- Minor improper slope at gutters above the Living room and Dining room. Minor debris, including roof granules, in these gutters

- New downspouts above the Living Room and Dining room and an extension above the garage by the entry may extend the useful life of these roofing areas

Crawlspace

- Air and heat loss at trunk line (approximately 10 feet from the crawl access)

Garage

- Base weather-stripping damaged at rear garage door

Living Room and Dining Room

Kitchen

- Garbage disposals are typically not recommended with a septic system. Recommend consultation with licensed septic system installer

- Faucet spray handle counterweight needs adjustment (to hold spray handle tight to faucet)

- Garden window spring is detached  (left window)

Family Room and Nook

- Window screen at Nook window is torn

- Door latch at rear exterior door needs adjustment or replacement

Powder Room

- Recommend re-grout floor tiles adjacent to hardwood floor

Guest Suite

Hallways

Master Bedroom Suite

- Recommend re-caulk the base of the shower pan

Bedrooms 2 and 3

Main Bathroom

- Bathroom door does not latch

Utility Room

Attic

- Evidence of microbial growth above the Master Bathroom and North wall above the Master Bedroom. Recommend install timer style bathroom fan switch and additional roof ventilation above the North roof area

 

Electrical System

 

 

home inspection everett

 

 

 

                                                                       

Service

 

Type:

Underground

Meter Location:

Side of garage

Voltage:

240

 

 

 

 

Panel

 

 

Location:

Garage

Manufacturer:

Siemens

 

- Electrical final on 5/5/2007

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

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Exterior grounding

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakers/ Wiring

 

 

Type:

Copper romex

Breakers:

No visible defects

 

- Arc fault breakers tested

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Arc fault breakers were tested

 

 

home inspection everett

No evidence of over heating

 

Plumbing System

 

                                   

Domestic Water

 

Supply:

Public water per listing, not included in this inspection

Supply Pipe:

Plastic pipe where visible 

House Piping:

Plastic where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

Main Water Shut off:

@ pantry

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Domestic Water Shut off

 

home inspection everett

Plastic domestic water supply pipe

 

 

 

 

 

Sanitary Sewer

 

 

Discharge:

Septic system; not included in this inspection

 

- Recommend consultation with licensed septic system installer regarding the proper operation and maintenance of this septic system

House Piping:

ABS where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Septic system controls and alarm

 

home inspection everett

ABS waste lines

 

Heating System

 

home inspection everett

Emergency furnace- blower system

 

                                   

Emergency Furnace and blower system

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

Rheem Criterion  manufactured 09/2006

Fuel Type:

Propane

BTUH Input:

75,000

BTUH Output:

- Not noted on furnace

Efficiency Rating:

Mid-efficiency

 

 

 

Heat Pump

 

Location:

Exterior

Make/Model:

Rheem  s/n 7351 M2806 16735

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Exterior heat pump

 

home inspection everett

Heat pump data plate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

25 years

Est. age of furnace:

6 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

Combustion Air:

Appears adequate

Filter:

Located above emergency furnace

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Furnace filter location

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flue/ Gas Piping

 

Flue Secure:

Inspected

Flue clearances:

Per requirements where visible

 

 

 

 

Heat Gain

 

 

Rating:

25-55 deg F

 @ return air:

69 deg F +-

@ nearest register:

109 deg F +-

           Heat Gain:

40 deg F. Heat gain is within specifications of furnace

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Temperature measured at return air

 

home inspection everett

Temperature measured at heat register

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Temperature in cooling mode

 

Water Heater

 

home inspection everett

 

                                   

Water Heater

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

American Water Heater  s/n 0642106292

Fuel Type:

Propane

Capacity:

75 gallon

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

12 years

Est. age of heater:

6 years +-

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

TMP valve:

As per required

Earthquake Straps:

Installed

Expansion Tank:

Installed

Flame Rollout:

No visible evidence

Safe water temperature:

120 deg F per industry standards, temperature not measured

 

 

 

 

Flue

 

 

Secure:

Inspected

Clearances:

As required where visible

Draft Hood:

Inspected

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:

Negligible

Roof drain discharge:

Underground discharge

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Ground in contact with structure @ entry

 

home inspection everett

Ground in contact with structure @ garage-entry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driveway

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

Front walks/ steps

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

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

Building Exterior

 

                                   

General Condition

 

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Exterior doors:

Satisfactory

Windows (ext. cladding):

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Siding

 

 

    Type:

Hardboard

  Condition:

Satisfactory

Window/Door Flashing:

Satisfactory

  Caulking:

Satisfactory

 

- South wall of house should be re-caulked and maintained. This wall is in direct exposure to the Sun

 

 

 

home inspection everett

Failed caulking at South facing siding

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roof

 

 

Estimated Pitch:

7:12

Material:

Composition

Layers:

1+

How Inspected:

From eave at (4) locations, floor 2, and from street and rear yard

Condition:

Satisfactory

Ventilation:

Eave and roof vents

Plumbing Vents:

Satisfactory

Flues:

Satisfactory

Flashing:

Satisfactory

 

- Roofing or flashing should be installed at all fascia tails

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Exposed fascia tail

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gutters/ Downspouts

 

 

Type:

Continuous metal

Condition:

- Minor improper slope at gutters above the Living room and Dining room. Minor debris, including roof granules, in these gutters

 

- New downspouts above the Living Room and Dining room and an extension above the garage by the entry may extend the useful life of these roofing areas

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Reverse slope at gutter above the Living Room

 

 

home inspection marysville

Debris at Dining Room gutter

 

 

home inspection marysville

Minor wear and debris on Living room roof

 

home inspection marysville

Wear at garage roof (left of entry)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

Tested, GFCI protected

Switches/Lights:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Hose Bibs:

- Covered, not tested

Gas Piping:

Inspected

Crawlspace

 

                                   

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Pantry

How viewed:

Traversed entire crawlspace

 

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Crawlspace (typical)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moisture

 

 

Ventilation:

Appears adequate

Vapor Barrier:

As required

Moisture Intrusion:

No visible evidence

Sump Pump:

None visible

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Drainage outfall beneath the Living Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structural

 

 

Foundation:

No visible defects

Mudsill:

No visible defects

Joists:

No visible defects; limited visibility

Post-Beams:

Satisfactory

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

Under-floor:

Satisfactory

Domestic Water Pipes:

Satisfactory

Heating Supply:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Condition:

Satisfactory

Valves/ Other:

- Pressure reducing valve located near crawlspace access

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Pressure reducing valve

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

None visible

Wiring/ junction boxes:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Heating/ Ventilation

 

 

Duct Work:

- Air and heat loss at trunk line (approximately 10 feet from the crawl access)

Gas Piping:

No visible defects

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Gap at trunk line

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structural Pests

 

 

Conducive Material:

No visible evidence

Visible Evidence:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Nuisance Pests

 

 

Visible Evidence:

No visible evidence

Garage

 

Type: Attached

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Space is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Slab:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

Fire separation:

As required where visible

Ignition point > above FF:

In compliance

Safety barricade to mech.:

In compliance

 

 

 

 

Garage Door

 

 

Type:

Metal roll-up

 

- Base weather-stripping damaged at rear garage door

Springs & Fasteners:

No visible defects

Auto Reverse:

Tested

Photocell reverse:

Tested

Remote openers:

Not present

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Damaged weather stripping

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

Tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

 

 

 

Doors

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Living Room and Dining Room

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

North wall framing

 

home inspection marysville

N.W. wall framing (Dining room)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Kitchen

 

Location: Floor 1

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

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

Oven:

Tested

Cooktop:

Tested

Microwave:

Not tested

Ventilation:

Tested

Refrigerator:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Disposal:

- Garbage disposals are typically not recommended with a septic system. Recommend consultation with licensed septic system installer

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Fixtures:

No visible defects

 

- Faucet spray handle counterweight needs adjustment (to hold spray handle tight to faucet)

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Adjust counter weight on hose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

- Garden window spring is detached  (left window)

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Family Room and Nook

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

- Evidence of prior ceiling repairs. No active plumbing leaks detected above

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

- Window screen at Nook window is torn

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

 

- Door latch at rear exterior door needs adjustment or replacement

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Fireplace

 

 

Type:

Sealed gas direct vent

Tested:

Ignition tested

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Power outage backup ignition batteries

 

Powder Room

 

Location: Floor 1

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

- Recommend re-grout floor tiles adjacent to hardwood floor

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Grout missing at floor tiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

- Adjacent spaces

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

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

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

Guest Suite

 

Location: Floor 1

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

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

Smoke detector:

Yes

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to meet current egress standards

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

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

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:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

Yes

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Stairwell

 

Handrails:

As required

Barricades:

As required

Balusters:

As required

Trip Hazard:

None

Master Bedroom Suite

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

A portion of the wall behind the bed

 appears to have a header

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested. Bathroom outlets are GFCI protected

 

- Tub jet motor is GFCI protected

Smoke detector:

Yes

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to meet current egress standards

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

- Towel bar is loose

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Caulking:

- Recommend re-caulk the base of the shower pan

Toilet Secure:

Satisfactory

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

Bedrooms 2 and 3

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are occupied

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:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Egress:

Appears to meet current egress standards

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Main Bathroom

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

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:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

- Bathroom door does not latch

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

Utility Room

 

Location: Floor 2

 

                                   

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

- Outlet for countertop is not installed

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

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:

Tested rinse cycle

Dryer Connection:

Electric

Dryer:

Tested. Vented to outside

Appliance Condition:

Satisfactory

Attic

 

Location: Over main body of house

 

                                   

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Master Bedroom closet

 

- Attic access above the garage was obstructed by personal belongings, not accessed

How viewed:

Traversed entire attic space

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Attic space (typical)

 

home inspection marysville

Attic space (typical)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moisture

 

 

Roof Ventilation:

- Evidence of microbial growth above the Master Bathroom and North wall above the Master Bedroom. Recommend install timer style bathroom fan switch and additional roof ventilation above the North roof area

Moisture Intrusion:

No visible evidence

Bath/Kitchen fans :

All vent to outside

 

 

 

home inspection marysville

Evidence of microbial growth above the Master Bathroom (skylight area)

 

home inspection marysville

Evidence of microbial growth at the North facing roof

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structural

 

 

Structure Type:

Manufactured trusses

Sheathing:

OSB

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

Type:

Blown in

Approximate Depth:

10” +-

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

 

 

 

 

            home inspection marysville