Honor Builders, LLCWebsite: http://www.honorbuilders.com
Company email: email@example.com
Inspector's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (913) 240-9385
128 Willow Drive
Lansing, KS 66043
Inspector: Paul Olsen
This report published on 9/4/2007 8:07:41 PM EDT
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||7236 Rita Gray Loop
Alexandria, VA 22315
||Tuesday, September 04, 2007
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This report is organized by the property's functional areas. Within each functional area, descriptive information is listed first and is shown in bold type. Items of concern follow descriptive information.
Concerns are shown and sorted according to these types:
|Safety||Poses a risk of injury or death |
|Repair/Replace||Recommend repairing or replacing |
|Minor defect||Correction likely involves only a minor expense |
|Evaluate||Recommend evaluation by a specialist |
|Comment||For your information |
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Table of Contents
Report number: 07-06-04
Heating and cooling
Plumbing and laundry
Fireplaces, woodstoves and chimneys
Type of building: Single family
Age of building: 2006, New Construction
Property owner's name: Emile Edora
Time started: 0830
Time finished: 1020
Inspection Fee: $250 (includes free Radon Test, $100 Value)
Payment method: Check
Present during inspection: Client(s), Builder
Weather conditions: Clear
Ground condition: Dry
Front of structure faces: East
Main entrance faces: East
Foundation type: Finished basement
The following items are excluded from this inspection: Security system, Built-in sound system
Foundation material: Poured in place concrete
Wall covering: Vinyl
Driveway material: Asphalt
Sidewalk material: Poured in place concrete
One or more trip hazards were found in the driveway due to cracks, settlement and/or heaving. Recommend having a qualified contractor evaluate and repair or replace driveway sections as necessary to eliminate trip hazards.
One or more light fixtures are loose or installed in a substandard way. A qualified contractor or electrician should evaluate and make repairs as necessary so light fixtures are securely mounted and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's installation instructions.
Broken light fixture by walk out basement
The perimeter grading slopes towards the structure in one or more areas. This can result in water accumulating around the structure's foundation, or in basements and crawl spaces if they exist. Accumulated water is a conducive condition to wood destroying insects and organisms. Wet soil may also cause the foundation to settle and possibly fail over time. Recommend grading soil so it slopes down and away from the structure with a slope of at least 5% (10% or better is optimal) for at least 6 feet.
Monitor this area for water flow toward house.
One or more downspouts have no extensions, or have extensions that are ineffective. This can result in water accumulating around the structure's foundation, or in basements and crawl spaces if they exist. Accumulated water is a conducive condition to wood destroying insects and organisms, and may also cause the foundation to settle and possibly fail over time. Repairs should be made as necessary, such as installing or repositioning splash blocks, or installing and/or repairing tie-ins to underground drain lines, so rain water is carried at least several feet away from the structure to soil that slopes down and away from the structure.
Downspout missing lower braket.
Recommend lower downspout bracket be installed and water conveyed away from vegetetation using flex hose.
Sump Pump exterior drain should have screen to prevent clogging with organic material.
Purchase screen for top of sump pump discharge to prevent clogging.
Broken Window on SE corner of house.
Redo weatherstrip on front door to repair door seal. "Daylight" can be seen on lower right door, when viewed from inside.
Roof inspection method: Viewed from ground with binoculars
Seal front door to prevent "daylight" from showing.
Roof type: Cross gable
Roof covering: Asphalt or fiberglass composition shingles
Estimated age of roof: New
Gutter & downspout material:
Roof ventilation: Adequate
Adjust jamb in upper right corner of entry door -- when viewed from inside garage.
Inspection method: Viewed from hatch
Adjust door jamb in garage.
Roof structure type: Trusses
Insulation material: Fiberglass loose fill
Insulation depth: 12"
Insulation estimated R value: R-30
Some attic areas were inaccessible due to stored items, lack of permanently installed walkways, the possibility of damage to loose fill insulation, and/or low height. These areas are excluded from this inspection.
Primary service type: Underground
Heater in attic needs professional monitoring.
Primary service overload protection type: Circuit breakers
Service amperage (amps): 200
Service voltage (volts): 120
Location of main service switch: Garage
Location of main disconnect: Breaker at bottom of main service panel
Estimated age: New
Energy source: Natural gas
Capacity (in gallons): 65
Manufacturer: Bradford White
Water Supply Cut off in unfinished basement room. In case of appliance malfunction, all family members and guests should know how to turn off the water to the house.
Estimated age: New
Main Water Supply cut off in unfinished basement area. Show your family this location to prevent accidental flooding.
Primary heating system energy source: Natural gas
Primary heat system type: Forced air
Primary A/C energy source: Electric
Primary Air conditioning type: Split system
Distribution system: Sheet metal ducts
Filter location: At the base of the furnace
Last service date: Not yet serviced
Location of main fuel shut-off: Unfinished basement room
Water service: Public
Service pipe material: Copper
Supply pipe material: Polybutylene
Vent pipe material: Plastic
Drain pipe material: Plastic
Waste pipe material: Plastic
Fireplace type: Masonry with metal liner
Chimney type: Metal
Insulation material underneath floor above: None visible
Beam material: Solid wood, Built up wood
Floor structure above: Not visible
The inspector was unable to test the sump pump for one or more reasons (no source of water, appeared unsafe, no power, etc.). The sump pump was not fully evaluated. Sump cover was screwed in place.
The dishwasher appears to be inoperable. The client(s) should ask the property owner(s) about this, and if necessary, the dishwasher should be replaced, or a qualified appliance technician should evaluate and repair.
Shelving or other components are missing from one or more cabinets. Missing shelving and/or components should be replaced, and by a qualified contractor if necessary.
Pantry Shelves missing parts.
Cupboard shelves require adjustement
Replace cupboard door over stove. Cracked.
Hardware such as hinges, latches or pulls are loose and/or missing on one or more cabinets. Repairs should be made and/or hardware should be replaced as necessary, and by a qualified contractor if necessary.
Stairs missing screw caps.
Missing screw caps on stairway.
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