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BUTTE INSPECTIONS

Website: http://www.butteinspections.com
Email: butteinspections@gmail.com
Phone: (530) 715-0175
Inspector: John Schram III
NACHI ID Number: NACHI13033006

      

Summary

Client(s):  Jane and John Doe
Property address:  123 Acme Drive
Anytown, California 959XX
Inspection date:  Wednesday, March 07, 2018

This report published on Wednesday, March 07, 2018 9:55:35 AM PST

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Concerns are shown and sorted according to these types:
Concern typeSafetyPoses a safety hazard
Concern typeMajor DefectCorrection likely involves a significant expense
Concern typeRepair/ReplaceRecommend repairing or replacing
Concern typeRepair/MaintainRecommend repair and/or maintenance
Concern typeMinor DefectCorrection likely involves only a minor expense
Concern typeMaintainRecommend ongoing maintenance
Concern typeEvaluateRecommend evaluation by a specialist
Concern typeMonitorRecommend monitoring in the future
Concern typeServiceableItem or component is in serviceable condition
Concern typeCommentFor your information


Exterior and Foundation
2 - See captions.
Cost estimate: N/A

Electric
4 - One or more receptacles installed outside were not wet location device covered. This is a potential shock and/or fire hazard. Recommend that a qualified electrician repair as necessary.
Cost estimate: TBD.

5 - One or more electric receptacles (outlets) at the had no visible ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection, or the inspector was unable to determine if GFCI protection was present. If not GFCI-protected, receptacles in wet areas pose a shock hazard. Recommend that a qualified electrician evaluate and install GFCI protection if necessary and per standard building practices. General guidelines for GFCI-protected receptacles include the following locations:For more information, visit:
http://www.reporthost.com/?GFCI

6 - One or more installed outside were not rated for exterior use. This is a potential shock and fire hazard. Recommend that a qualified electrician repair per standard building practices.

7 - Minor GFCI related concerns. See captions.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.

8 - Smoke and CO detectors present at minimum standard locations. Monitor and maintain.
Cost estimate: N/A

9 - See captions.
Cost estimate: N/A.

Plumbing / Fuel Systems
11 - See caption.
Cost estimate: TBD.

Water Heater
12 - The hot water temperature was significantly lower than the standard temperature range of 110-120 degrees Fahrenheit. The thermostat should be adjusted to a higher setting. If the water temperature doesn't reach 120 degrees, then recommend that a qualified plumber evaluate and repair or replace the water heater as necessary.

13 - Recommend testing water temperature at various settings to determine efficiency (on/off cycling) and comfortable℉.
Cost estimate: TBD.

Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC)
16 - The estimated useful life for most heat pumps and air conditioning condensing units is 10-15 years. This unit appeared to be this age and/or its useful lifespan and may need replacing or significant repairs at any time. Recommend budgeting for a replacement in the near future.
Cost estimate: TBD.

17 - The outdoor air temperature was below 65 degrees Fahrenheit during the inspection. Air conditioning systems can be damaged if operated during such low temperatures. Because of this, the inspector was unable to operate and fully evaluate the cooling system.
Cost estimate: TBD.

Kitchen
22 - See captions.
Cost estimate: N/A.

Interior, Doors and Windows
24 - Minor repairs at screens and window tuning adjustments.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.