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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 Tacoma  2011-1122

 

 

 

 

Home Inspection Tacoma

 

Client:

 

Address:

 

 

Property Description:

 

(1) Story single family home

Property age/ size:

Built 2002,  2,284 s.f. per listing

Occupancy Status:

Occupied

 

Inspection Date:

 

11/22/2011

Inspection Time:

12:15 P.M. – 3:10 P.M.

Weather Conditions:

Heavy rain, 45 deg F +-

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

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

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

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

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

Water Heater..................................................................................................................... 10

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

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

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

Garage............................................................................................................................... 20

Living Room, Dining Room, and Hallways...................................................................... 21

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

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

Family Room..................................................................................................................... 25

Utility Room...................................................................................................................... 27

Master Bedroom Suite....................................................................................................... 28

Bedrooms 2 and 3............................................................................................................. 30

Main Bathroom.................................................................................................................. 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

- Abandoned wires in panel should be properly capped and identified

Plumbing System

Heating System

- No evidence of prior service of furnace. Recommend service of furnace every (2) years

Water Heater

Site

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

Building Exterior

- Recommend add flashing or roofing at rafter tails to prevent wood rot

- Gutter above East garage bay should be cut back so as not to have restricted flow onto roof below with minor debris

- (2) downspouts by the Kitchen and Dining area are not connected to underground discharge pipes. The downspout adjacent to the Kitchen appears plugged

Crawlspace

- Minor moisture intrusion near rear area of house with no downspout discharge pipe

- Rodent damage to insulation (torn down and odor)

- Numerous heat ducts are lying on the ground (support ties are broken)

- Dryer vent is disconnected in several areas

- Evidence of rodent activity in crawlspace. Damage to be insulation and heating ducts. There is a strong possibility that rodents have entered the ducting system of the house

Garage

- Moisture intrusion (rain) at several corners of the garage doors

Living Room, Dining Room, and Hallways

Kitchen and Nook

- Trim behind range is missing

Powder Room

Family Room

- Substantial pet urine damage to carpeting, pad, subfloor, millwork and wall behind N.E. corner of Family Room

- Electric wire for future fireplace fan should be properly terminated in an box with electrical outlet

Utility Room

- Door latch from garage to house will not latch unless knob is turned

Master Bedroom Suite

- Light cover missing in closet. Exposed bulbs are a fire hazard in closets

- Recommend clean window tracks and weep holes at Bathroom windows

Bedrooms 2 and 3

Main Bathroom

Attic

 


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:

Cuttler Hammer

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

Breakers:

No visible defects

 

- Arc fault breaker tested

 

- Abandoned wires in panel should be properly capped and identified


 

 

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Exposed abandoned wires in panel

 

Plumbing System

 

                                   

Domestic Water

 

Supply:

Public water

Supply Pipe:

Copper pipe where visible 

House Piping:

Copper where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

Main Water Shut off:

@ garage


 

 

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Domestic Water Shut off in garage

 

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Copper supply pipes in crawlspace

 

 


 

 

Sanitary Sewer

 

 

Discharge:

Septic; not part of inspection

House Piping:

ABS where visible

Pipe Condition:

Satisfactory where visible

 

 

 

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ABS waste pipes in crawlspace

 

Heating System 


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Furnace

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

Kelvinator  (unable to read full data tag due to limited access)  03/28/2002

Fuel Type:

Natural gas

BTUH Input:

72,000

BTUH Output:

57,000

Efficiency Rating:

Mid-efficiency

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

25 years

Est. age of furnace:

9 years +-

 

- No evidence of prior service of furnace. Recommend service of furnace every (2) years

 

 

 

 

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:

Not visible

Combustion Air:

Appears adequate

Filter:

Located above furnace


 

 

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Furnace filter location

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flue/ Gas Piping

 

Flue Secure:

Inspected

Flue clearances:

Per requirements where visible

Gas Piping:

Drip leg installed

 

 

 

 

Heat Gain

 

 

Rating:

45-75 deg F

 @ return air:

78 deg F

@ nearest register:

130 deg F

           Heat Gain:

52 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

 

 

 

Water Heater


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Water Heater

 

Location:

Garage

Make/ Model:

Rheem s/n RHNG0102135048  installed 05/29/2002 per tag

Fuel Type:

Natural gas

Capacity:

50 gallon

 

 

 

 

Useful Life

 

 

Est. Useful Life new:

12 years

Est. age of heater:

9 years +-

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

TMP valve:

As per required

Earthquake Straps:

Installed

Expansion Tank:

Installed

Flame Rollout:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Flue

 

 

Secure:

Inspected

Clearances:

As required where visible

Draft Hood:

Inspected

 

 

 

 

Water Temperature

 

 

Safe water temperature:

120 deg F per industry standards

Measured temperature:

- 124 deg F @ bathroom faucet

  


 

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Water temperature @ bathroom faucet

 

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 and surface discharge at rear by Dining room

 

 

 

 

Driveway

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

  Trip Hazard:

None

 

 

 

 

Front walks/ steps

 

 

    Type:

Concrete

  Condition:

Satisfactory

 

- Minor crack at front porch

  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

Irrigation System:

Yes, not part of inspection

Building Exterior


 

General Condition

 

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Exterior doors:

Satisfactory

Windows (ext. cladding):

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Siding

 

 

    Type:

Hardboard

  Condition:

Satisfactory

 

- Areas of wood rot at lower trim boards. Flashing not installed at horizontal wood surfaces at several areas. These areas will be prone to wood rot

Window/Door Flashing:

Satisfactory

  Caulking:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Wood rot at trim board near front porch

Likely the result of the adjacent sprinkler

 

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Minor wood rot at rear post trim boards

 

 

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Moisture stains on wall below flashing at master bathroom window. Recommend continue to monitor

 

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Flashing not installed at hozizontal wood

 surface of siding trim

 

 

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Several siding baords are cracked at South wall

 

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Wood rot at trim board at East wall

Earth to wood contact

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roof

 

 

Estimated Pitch:

5:12

Material:

Composition

Layers:

1+

How Inspected:

From eave at (6) locations and from street and rear yard

Condition:

Satisfactory

Ventilation:

Eave and roof vent

Plumbing Vents:

Satisfactory

Flues:

Satisfactory

Flashing:

Satisfactory

 

- Recommend add flashing or roofing at rafter tails to prevent wood rot


 

 

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Roof (typical)

 

 

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Add flashing or roofing to prevent wood rot

 

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Roof (typical)

 


 

 

 

 

Gutters/ Downspouts

 

 

Type:

Continuous metal

Condition:

Satisfactory, minor debris in gutters

 

- Downspout connections were clogged with minimal debris

 

- Gutter above East garage bay should be cut back so as not to have restricted flow onto roof below with minor debris

 

- (2) downspouts by the Kitchen and Dining area are not connected to underground discharge pipes. The downspout adjacent to the Kitchen appears plugged


 

 

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Front gutter overflow

 

 

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Front gutter full of water

 

 

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Gutter at East garage bay should be cut back so as to not easily clog with debris

 

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Downspout at Kitchen in clogged

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

Tested, GFCI protected

Switches/Lights:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Hose Bibs:

Anti-siphon

Gas Piping:

Inspected


 

 

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Gas pipe should be painted with rust proof paint

 

Crawlspace

                               

 

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Exterior access

How viewed:

Traversed entire crawlspace

 

 

 

 

Moisture

 

 

Ventilation:

Appears adequate

Vapor Barrier:

As required

Moisture Intrusion:

- Minor moisture intrusion near rear area of house with no downspout discharge pipe

Sump Pump:

None visible


 

 

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Minor moisture intrusion near the Dining 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:

- Rodent damage to insulation (torn down and odor)

Domestic Water Pipes:

Satisfactory

Heating Supply:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Rodent damaged insulation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Condition:

Satisfactory

Valves/ Other:

None visible

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Outlets:

None visible

Wiring/ junction boxes:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Heating/ Ventilation

 

 

Duct Work:

- Numerous heat ducts are lying on the ground (support ties are broken)

Ventilation Ducts:

- Dryer vent is disconnected in several areas

Gas Piping:

No visible defects


 

 

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Lint in crawlspace

 

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Disconnected dryer vent

 

 

 

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Heat ducts lying on ground (typical)

 


 

 

 

 

Structural Pests

 

 

Conducive Material:

No visible evidence

Visible Evidence:

No visible evidence

 

 

 

 

Nuisance Pests

 

 

Visible Evidence:

- Evidence of rodent activity in crawlspace. Damage to be insulation and heating ducts. There is a strong possibility that rodents have entered the ducting system of the house


 

 

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Rodent droppings on insulation

 

 

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1-2” hole in heating duct

(near Nook)

 

Garage

 

Type: Attached

                                 


 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Space is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

-Evidence of prior moisture intrusion at ceiling. No evidence that this condition is active

 

- Moisture intrusion (rain) at several corners of the garage doors

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Slab:

Satisfactory


 

 

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Rain water in garage

 


 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

Fire separation:

As required where visible

Ignition point > above FF:

In compliance

 

 

 

 

Garage Door

 

 

Type:

Metal roll-up

Springs & Fasteners:

No visible defects

Auto Reverse:

Tested

Photocell reverse:

Tested

Remote openers:

Not present

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

Tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

Not required

Operation:

- Not tested due to limited access

 

 

 

 

Doors

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Living Room, Dining Room, and Hallways

                                   


 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

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Framing at entryway

 

 

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Minor portion of insulation missing adjacent

 to the Dining Room above the Master Bedroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

Smoke Detector:

Yes

 

 

 

 

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 and Nook

 

Location: Floor 1

                                 


 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Rooms are 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

 

- Trim behind range is missing

Microwave:

Not tested

Ventilation:

Tested

Refrigerator:

Tested

 

- Handle of freezer is loose


 

 

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Trim missing behind range

 

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

Visible leaks:

None visible

Disposal:

Tested

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Fixtures:

- Sink faucet base should be tightened to not rotate

 

 

 

 

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:

Tested

Screen:

No visible defects

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

 

- Standard lock of sliding glass door need adjustment

Door condition:

Satisfactory

illwork condition:

Satisfactory

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:

Satisfactory

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested, GFCI protected

 

- This outlet is the GFCI reset location for all bathrooms

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

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

Family Room

 

                                 


 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is occupied

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

Flooring:

- Substantial pet urine damage to carpeting, pad, subfloor, millwork and wall behind N.E. corner of Family Room


 

 

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Pet urine damage

Note delaminated MDF baseboards

(behind current TV location)

 

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Infrared image of pet damaged area

 


 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

- Electric wire for future fireplace fan should be properly terminated in an box with electrical outlet


 

 

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Loose electrical wire beneath fireplace

(for future fan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Fireplace

 

 

Type:

Sealed gas direct vent

Tested:

Ignition tested

 

- See comment above regarding electrical wire beneath fireplace

Utility 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:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

Outlets:

All visible tested

 

- Electrical outlet not installed at countertop as typically required

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

- Door latch from garage to house will not latch unless knob is turned

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

Master Bedroom Suite

 

Location: Floor 1

                                   


 

General Room Condition

 

Visibility:

Room is vacant

Structural Movement:

No visible evidence

Moisture Infiltration:

No visible evidence

Walls:

Satisfactory

Ceiling:

Satisfactory

 

- Minor nail pops at ceiling. These nail pops appear to be related to nearby heavy furniture

Flooring:

Satisfactory

Cabinets:

Satisfactory

Countertops:

Satisfactory

Mirrors:

Satisfactory

 

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

Switches/Lights:

All visible tested

 

- Light cover missing in closet. Exposed bulbs are a fire hazard in closets

Outlets:

All visible tested. Bathroom outlets are GFCI protected

Smoke detector:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

Air Flow/ Heat Gain:

Satisfactory

Mechanical ventilation:

Tested

 

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

Glazing:

No visible defects

Tempered:

As required

Operation:

Tested

 

- Recommend clean window tracks and weep holes at Bathroom windows

Egress:

Appears to meet current egress standards

Screen:

No visible defects


 

 

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Moss buildup at weep holes in Bathroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doors/Millwork

 

 

Operation/latching:

Tested

 

- Latching at double entry doors may need adjustment to prevent rattling

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Bath Hardware:

Satisfactory

 

- Toilet paper holder is loose

 

 

 

 

Plumbing

 

 

Functional flow:

Appears adequate

Hot/ Cold:

Tested

Drainage:

Appears adequate

 

- Slow drainage at right sink

Visible leaks:

None visible

Caulking:

Satisfactory

Toilet Secure:

Satisfactory

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

- Right faucet control knob at tub not secure


 

 

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Tub valve knob not secure

 

Bedrooms 2 and 3

 

Location: Floor 1

                                   


 

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

 

- By pass closet door guide missing at floor in S.W. bedroom

Door condition:

Satisfactory

Millwork condition:

Satisfactory

Main Bathroom

 

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, GFCI protected

 

 

 

 

Heating

 

 

Source:

Floor register

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

Tub/Shower surround:

Satisfactory

                Fixtures:

No visible defects

Attic

 

Location: Over main body of house

                                  


 

General

 

Visibility:

Space is vacant

Access location:

Master Bedroom closet and Garage

How viewed:

Traversed entire attic space over Garage, from access at bedroom due to limited access (from furniture)


 

 

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Attic space (typical)

 

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Attic space (view from garage towards entry)

 


 

 

 

 

Moisture

 

 

Roof Ventilation:

Appears adequate

Moisture Intrusion:

No visible evidence

Bath/Kitchen fans :

All vent to outside

 

 

 

 

Structural

 

 

Structure Type:

Manufactured trusses and rafters

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

 

 

 

 

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