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.
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.
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 repair.
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.
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.
Report on overall visible condition of heat pumps & air conditioners.
Observe overflow pan and condition of condensation drain.
Report on overall visible condition of duct work.
Report on overall visible condition & type of heating system.
Observe condition of boiler & combustion chamber.
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.
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