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Phone: (770) 483-2420
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575 Sigman Rd NE  
Conyers, GA 30013
Inspector: Marty Lunsford

 

Property Inspection Report (SAMPLE ONLY)
Client(s):  John & Jane Doe
Property address:  123 Main Street
Anywhere, GA 30000
Inspection date:  Tuesday, January 01, 2013

This report published on Monday, April 29, 2013 11:39:04 AM EDT

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Table of Contents
General information
Exterior
Roof
Garage
Attic
Electric service
Water heater
Heating and cooling
Plumbing and laundry
Fireplaces, woodstoves and chimneys
Kitchen
Bathrooms
Interior rooms
 
General information Return to table of contents
Account #: 1001572
Inspector: Marty Lunsford
Structures inspected: Main House
Type of building: Single family
Age of building: 7 Years
Time started: 10:45am
Time finished: 2:45pm
Inspection Fee: $275.00 (Includes basic infrared scan)
Payment method: Check
Present during inspection: Client(s), Realtor(s)
Occupied: No
Weather conditions: Clear
Temperature: Cool
Ground condition: Dry
Foundation type: Slab on grade
1) This property has one or more fuel burning appliances, and no carbon monoxide alarms are visible. This is a safety hazard. Recommend installing one or more carbon monoxide alarms as necessary and as per the manufacturer's instructions. For more information, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml05/05017.html
 
Exterior Return to table of contents
Footing material: Poured in place concrete
Foundation material: Poured in place concrete
Apparent wall structure: Wood frame
Wall covering: Cement-based clapboard, Brick veneer
Driveway material: Poured in place concrete
Sidewalk material: Poured in place concrete
Exterior door material: Solid core steel
2) One or more electric receptacles and/or the boxes they are installed in are loose and/or not securely anchored. Wire conductors may be damaged due to repeated movement and/or tension on wires, or insulation may be damaged. This is a safety hazard due to the risk of shock and fire. A qualified electrician should evaluate and repair as necessary.

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3) Rot was found in one or more areas on door trim. A qualified contractor should evaluate and make repairs as necessary, replacing all rotten wood.

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4) One or more light fixtures are damaged and/or deteriorated. A qualified electrician should evaluate and repair or replace light fixtures where necessary.

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5) 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.

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6) Caulk is missing or deteriorated in some areas and should be replaced and/or applied where necessary. For more information on caulking, visit The Ins and Outs of Caulking.

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7) Minor cracks were found in one or more sidewalk or patio sections. However they don't appear to be a structural concern and no trip hazards were found. No immediate action is recommended, but the client(s) may wish to have repairs made or have cracked sections replaced for aesthetic reasons.

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8) One or more light fixtures have missing bulbs and could not be fully evaluated. Bulbs may simply need to be installed, or repairs or replacement may be necessary.

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9) General pictures of exterior.

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Roof Return to table of contents
Roof inspection method: Viewed from ground with binoculars
Roof type: Hipped
Roof covering: Asphalt or fiberglass composition shingles
Estimated age of roof: 7 Years
Gutter & downspout material: Aluminum
Roof ventilation: Adequate
10) General pictures of roof areas.

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Garage Return to table of contents

11) The infrared "photo eye" devices that trigger the vehicle door opener's auto-reverse feature were inoperable during the inspection. This is a safety hazard, especially for small children. A qualified contractor should evaluate and make repairs or replace components as necessary. For more information on garage door safety issues, visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/523.html or http://www.ohdstl.com/safety.html

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12) The vehicle door has an electric opener installed, and the manual lock mechanism on the door hasn't been disabled. Damage or injury may occur if the vehicle door opener is operated with the manual lock engaged. A qualified contractor should disable or remove the lock mechanism. For more information on garage door safety issues, visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/523.html or http://www.ohdstl.com/safety.html
13) Small area of sheetrock damage on garage wall.

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Attic Return to table of contents
Inspection method: Traversed
Roof structure type: Rafters
Ceiling structure: Ceiling beams
Insulation material: Fiberglass loose fill
Insulation depth: 12 Inches
Insulation estimated R value: 34
14) Pull-down stairs are installed for the attic access. No insulation is installed above the stairs and no weatherstripping is installed around the hatch perimeter. To reduce air leakage, recommend installing weatherstripping and an insulated hatch cover. An example of one can be seen at http://www.batticdoor.com/

Interior air leaking into the attic results in heating and cooling losses, increased energy costs, and a possible increase in moisture levels in the attic due condensation forming on the underside of the roof sheathing during cold weather.

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15) General pictures of attic area.

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16) Using infrared camera, attic insulation appears to be sufficient

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Electric service Return to table of contents
Primary service type: Underground
Primary service overload protection type: Circuit breakers
Service amperage (amps): 100
Service voltage (volts): 120/240
Location of main service switch: Right outside wall.
Location of sub panels: None
Location of main disconnect: Breaker at top of main service panel
Service entrance conductor material: Aluminum
System ground: Ground rod(s) in soil
Main disconnect rating (amps): 100
Branch circuit wiring type: Non-metallic sheathed
Solid strand aluminum branch circuit wiring present: No
Smoke detectors present: Yes
17) Service panel and main disconnect.

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18) Service panel appears to be operating properly without signs of overheating present

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Water heater Return to table of contents
Estimated age: 1 Years
Type: Tank
Energy source: Natural gas
Capacity (in gallons): 40
Manufacturer: General Electric
Model: GSV40
Water temperature (degrees Fahrenheit): 110
19) The water heater was evaluated and appears to be functional at the time of inspection.

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Heating and cooling Return to table of contents
Estimated age: Air handlers 7 Years/ AC compressors 1 Year
Primary heating system energy source: Natural gas
Primary heat system type: Forced air
Primary A/C energy source: Natural Gas
Primary Air conditioning type: Split system
Distribution system: Flexible ducts
Manufacturer: Heil, Payne
Filter location: Behind return air grill
Last service date: Unknown
20) Air handler filter(s) are dirty and should be replaced now. They should be checked monthly in the future and replaced as necessary.

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21) Infrared camera shows signs of heat and cool loss at window unit in bonus room

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22) The heating and air conditioning system was checked and appears to be functional at the time of inspection.

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23) Infrared camera shows heating and cooling system functioning properly

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24) No heat and cool loss visible at supply pipes in attic area

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Plumbing and laundry Return to table of contents
Water pressure (psi): 42psi
Location of main water shut-off valve: Laundry room
Location of main water meter: Street
Location of main fuel shut-off: Meter
Visible fuel storage systems: None
Water service: Public
Service pipe material: Not visible
Supply pipe material: Copper
Vent pipe material: Plastic
Drain pipe material: Plastic
Waste pipe material: Plastic
25) Location of main water shut off.

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26) Location of main gas shut off.

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Fireplaces, woodstoves and chimneys Return to table of contents
Fireplace type: Metal prefabricated
Chimney type: Metal
27) General picture of fireplace.

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Kitchen Return to table of contents

28) Trip hazard at kitchen and family room from lack of threshold being installed.

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29) The sink sprayer at the kitchen sink is inoperable or defective. It should be replaced, and by a qualified plumber if necessary.

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30) The dishwasher was checked and appears to be functional.
31) The range/oven was checked and appears to be functional.
 
Bathrooms Return to table of contents

32) One or more bathtub drains are clogged or drain slowly. Drain(s) should be cleared as necessary, and by a qualified plumber if necessary.

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33) One or more shower drains are clogged or drain slowly. Drain(s) should be cleared as necessary, and by a qualified plumber if necessary.

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34) Caulk is missing and/or deteriorated where countertops meet backsplashes in wet areas, such as around sinks. Caulk should be replaced where deteriorated and/or applied where missing to prevent water damage.

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35) The bathroom faucets were checked and appear to be functional.
36) The bathroom sinks were checked and appear to be functional.
37) The toilets were inspected and appear to be functional.
 
Interior rooms Return to table of contents

38) Wood flooring in one or more areas is worn, damaged and/or cupping. Recommend having a qualified contractor evaluate and refinish wood flooring as necessary. Possible water entering around rear door.

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39) Glass in one or more windows is broken. A qualified contractor should replace glass where necessary.

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40) General pictures of interior.

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41) Weatherstripping at exterior doors appears to be in good working condition with no apparent heat and cool loss visible

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INSPECTOR INFORMATION:


Marty Lunsford
ASHI Certified Inspector #248679
Cell # 404.502.2156