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The Details

Exterior Grounds/ Interior

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Report on condition of driveway, sidewalks, retaining walls adjacent to home

Evaluate grading immediate to house for proper drainage

Report on signs of soil erosion

Report on areas where siding is improperly in contact with grade

Report on visible or possible future damage caused by trees and shrubs

  

Report on overall condition of doors and windows, cracks, fogging

Inspect condition of decks, stoops, stairs, porches and railings

Report on overall condition of exterior siding, brick or Exterior insulated finishing systems (EIFS)

Inspect condition of weather stripping, caulking, exterior paints, stains and sealant

Electrical / Safety

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Inspect the service line cables & main disconnect & report on conditions

Inspect the meter box

Inspect for proper grounding & bonding

Report on panel & service size & condition including breakers & fuses

Inspect condition of visible wiring & connectors

Inspect accessible receptacles, ground circuit interrupters & report on function, polarity & condition or excessive heat

Inspect visible active switches and light fixtures

Report on visible presence of solid conductor aluminum branch circuit wiring

  

Report on absence of smoke detectors

Report on absence of alarm systems

Report on electric garage door electronic sensors for proper function

Report on any loose steps or railing

Report on any visible locks & latches in need of repai

Plumbing

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Observe main shutoff valve & supply line

Report on visible leaks in piping, traps & valves

Inspect visible drains, waste & vent systems

Evaluate function, flow & drainage of fixtures, faucets & drain stops

Inspect water heater & presence of temperature relief valve & venting

Inspect outdoor hose bibs and faucets and locate visible inside shut off valves

Report on visible presence of Polybutylene piping

Inspect toilets, check for cracks, loose connections & malfunctioning tank filling systems

Inspect the sump pump, float, drain & automatic shut off function

Chimney & Fireplace

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Inspect operation of damper in fireplace, if accessible & operable

Inspect Hearth extension & other permanently installed components

Report on visible areas in need of repair in firebox

Check clearance from combustible materials

Report condition of chimney, flue cap, crown & flashing

Report visible cracking in chimney bricks

Check for signs of deteriorating mortar

Report on any visible creosote build

Roof/ Attic/ Eaves

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Report on the condition of the roof covering, missing shingles and signs of wear

Report on the condition of the flashings, valleys, skylights, vents and other roof penetrations

Report on the condition of the gutters, downspouts and overhangs

Report on any visible overall possible structural problems

Report on overall structural condition

Evaluate for ventilation and insulation

Report on presence and condition of fire resistant plywood (RFT)

Check for any visible roof leaks or stains caused from leakage

Check for visible signs of mold or mildew

Heating / Cooling

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Report on overall visible condition of Heat Pumps & Air Conditioners

Observe overflow pan and condition of condensation drain

Report on overall visible condition of ductwork

Report on overall visible condition & type of heating system

Observe condition of boiler & combustion chamber

Inspect burner

Inspect thermostat operation

Report on presence and condition of accessible furnace filter

Report on type of fuel supply

Observe condition of venting

Report on overall function of furnace, heat pumps & air conditioners

NOTE: Cooling Units cannot be operated below 60 degrees Fahrenheit or possible damage to unit could occur

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