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490 Boquest Blvd 
Paradise CA 95969-4515
Inspector: Steven Waterman
NACHI #06092992

 

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Client(s): D M
Property address:
Paradise, Ca. 95969
Inspection date: 12/2/2010
This report published on Friday, April 13, 2012 9:58:10 AM PDT

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NOTE:

The findings and recommendations contained in this report are based on the newest and most up to date construction and safety standards in the industry. Some deficiencies may not have been recognized as such at the time the structure was built or remodeled. Other deficiencies are aimed at energy efficiency or air quality, and are not required building restrictions or practices.

Look First Inspections is not a specialist in code compliance or zoning restrictions, and no part of the report should be considered as required repair and/or replacement.


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How to Read this Report
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:
SafetyPoses a risk of injury or death 
Repair/ReplaceRecommend repairing or replacing 
Repair/MaintainRecommend repair and/or maintenance 
Minor DefectCorrection likely involves only a minor expense 
MaintainRecommend ongoing maintenance 
EvaluateRecommend evaluation by a specialist 
MonitorRecommend monitoring in the future 
CommentFor your information 

Wood Destroying Organism Concerns
Concerns relating to wood destroying organisms are shown as follows:
InfestationEvidence of infestation of wood destroying insects or organisms (Live or dead insect bodies, fungal growth, etc.) 
DamageDamage caused by wood destroying insects or organisms (Rot, carpenter ant galleries, etc.) 
Conducive conditionsConditions conducive for wood destroying insects or organisms (Wood-soil contact, shrubs in contact with siding, roof or plumbing leaks, etc.) 

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Table of Contents
General Information
Grounds
Exterior / Foundation
Roof / Attic
Garage / Carport
Electric
Plumbing / Fuel Systems
Water Heater
Heating
Cooling / Heat Pump
Kitchen
Bathrooms / Laundry / Sinks
Interior Rooms / Areas
 
General Information Return to table of contents
Report number: 1234
Time started: 9:00 am
Time finished: 11:50 am
Client present for discussion at end of inspection: No
Weather conditions: Cloudy
Temperature: Cold
Ground condition: Damp
Type of building: Manufactured home
Age of building(s): 25 years
Source for building age: Municipal records
Occupied: No
 
Grounds Return to table of contents
Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, water features and related equipment; playground, recreation or leisure equipment; landscape lighting; areas below exterior structures with less than three feet of vertical clearance; irrigation systems; invisible fencing; sea walls, docks and boathouses. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not test or determine the adequacy of drainage systems for grounds, walkways, below-grade stairs and roof downspouts. The inspector does not provide an evaluation of geological conditions and/or site stability, compliance of pool or spa fencing with municipal requirements, or determination that deck, balcony and/or stair membranes are watertight.
The following items are excluded from this inspection: Deck to the South and East of home (undergoing repair/renovation)
Condition of fences and gates: Appeared serviceable
Fence and gate material: Wood
Condition of retaining walls: Appeared serviceable
Retaining wall material: Wood
Site profile: Minor slope
Condition of driveway: Appeared serviceable
Driveway material: Poured in place concrete
Condition of deck, patio and/or porch covers: Required repairs, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
Deck, patio, porch cover material and type: Covered (Refer to Roof section)
Condition of decks, porches and/or balconies: Not fully evaluated, excluded (renovation/repairs)
Condition of guardrails: Appeared serviceable
Deck, porch and/or balcony material: Wood
Condition of exterior stairs: Required repairs, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
Condition of handrails: Appeared serviceable
Exterior stair material: Wood
1) One or more landscaping timbers were rotten or damaged by wood destroying insects. Landscaping timbers should be replaced as necessary.

Photo 12  
SW corner of lot in front of garage

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South of deck by pond

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South edge of lot

Photo 46  
West side

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West side
 

2) Rot or water damage was found in one or more structures covering decks, patios and/or porches in beam ends. A qualified person should evaluate and repair as necessary. All rotten wood should be replaced.

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Beam end @ SE corner

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Beam end @ NE corner

3) Soil was in contact with or too close to wooden stairs. This is a conducive condition for wood destroying insects and organisms. Standard building practices require the following clearances to soil below:

  • 12 inches between beams and the soil below
  • 18 inches between joists and the soil below
  • 6 inches between support post bases and the soil below
  • Not in contact with any wood

    Efforts should be made, such as grading and/or removing soil, to maintain these clearances. If this is not practical, then installing borate based Impel rods may help to prevent infestation and damage. For more information, visit:
    http://www.ewoodcare.com/products/borates_preserve/impel_rods.html

    Photo 30  
    North steps from deck
     

    4) Some retaining wall sections were obscured by vegetation and couldn't be fully evaluated.
    5) Minor cracks, settlement, heaving and/or deterioration were found in the driveway. However they don't appear to be a structural concern and no trip hazards were found. No immediate action is recommended, but the client may wish to have repairs made or have cracked sections replaced for aesthetic reasons.
    6) Deck excluded due to renovation and/or ongoing repairs.

    Photo 2  
    Deck, East and South
     
     
    Exterior / Foundation Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: below-grade foundation walls and footings, or those obscured by vegetation or building components; exterior building surfaces or components obscured by vegetation, stored items or debris. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Some amount of cracking is normal in concrete slabs and foundation walls due to shrinkage and drying. Note that the inspector does not determination the adequacy of sump pumps, seismic reinforcement, nor determine if support posts, columns, beams, joists, studs, trusses, etc. are of adequate size, spanning or spacing.
    Condition of wall covering: Required repairs, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Apparent wall structure: Wood frame
    Wall covering: Wood fiber
    Condition of foundation and footings: Appeared serviceable
    Foundation type: Crawlspace
    Foundation material: Steel frame on concrete block piers
    Footing material: None
    Tie downs for seismic reinforcement installed: No
    Condition of floor substructure: Appeared serviceable
    Pier or support post material: Masonry
    Beam material: Steel
    Floor structure: Not determined
    Condition of crawl space: Appeared serviceable
    Crawl space inspection method: Traversed
    Insulation material underneath floor above: Fiberglass roll or batt
    Ventilation: Appears serviceable
    Vapor barrier present: Yes
    7) Rot or water damage was found at one or more sections of siding, trim. A qualified person should evaluate and repair as necessary. All rotten wood should be replaced.

    Photo 5  
    Crawl space access, East side

    Photo 45  
    East side by crawl space access

    8) Soil was in contact with or less than six inches from siding and/or trim. This is a conducive condition for wood destroying insects and organisms. Soil should be graded and/or removed as necessary so there are at least six inches of space between the siding and trim and the soil below.

    Photo 6  
    East side by power panel

    Photo 7  
    NE corner

    Photo 8  
    North side

    Photo 10  
    West side

    9) Caulk was deteriorated at siding-trim junctions. A qualified person should repair or replace as necessary. For more information, visit:
    http://www.reporthost.com/_docs/FPL_Caulking_Ins_Outs.pdf

    Photo 9  
    West side

    Photo 11  
    West side

    Photo 13  
    SE corner
     
     
    Roof / Attic Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items or areas are not included in this inspection: areas that could not be traversed or viewed clearly due to lack of access; areas and components obscured by insulation; solar roofing components; any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not determination if rafters, trusses, joists, beams, etc. are of adequate size, spanning or spacing. The inspector does not provide an estimate of remaining roof surface life, does not determine that the roof has absolutely no leaks at the time of the inspection, and does not determine that the roof won't leak in the future. Only active leaks and evidence of past leaks observed during the inspection are reported on as part of this inspection. To absolutely determine than no leaks exist, complete access to all roof structure areas must be available during a wide variety of weather conditions, including prolonged heavy rain, high wind from varying directions, heavy accumulations of snow and/or ice, and melting snow and ice.
    Condition of roof structure: Appeared serviceable
    Roof type: Gable
    Age of roof surface(s): 5 years
    Source for building age: Inspector's estimate
    Roof inspection method: Traversed
    Condition of shingle and/or shake roof surface materials: Appeared serviceable
    Roof surface material: Asphalt or fiberglass composition shingles
    Apparent number of layers of roof surface material: One
    Condition of torchdown, built: Appeared serviceable
    Torchdown, built: Roll composition
    Condition of exposed flashings: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Condition of gutters, downspouts and extensions: Appeared serviceable
    Gutter and downspout material: Metal
    Gutter and downspout installation: Full
    10) Some roof flashings were deteriorated. Leaks may occur as a result. A qualified contractor should evaluate and repair as necessary.

    Photo 18  
    Above breezeway, East face
     

    11) One or more roof surface sections were designed so as to be much more likely to accumulate debris and snow. This includes the following: two slopes converge. Leaks may occur as a result. The client should monitor such areas for accumulated debris in the future and clean as necessary.

    Photo 19  
     

    12) No accessible attic spaces were found or inspected at this property.
     
    Garage / Carport Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The inspector does not determine the adequacy of firewall ratings. Requirements for ventilation in garages varies between municipalities.
    Type: Detached, Garage
    Condition of detached garage or carport structure: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of garage vehicle door(s): Appeared serviceable
    Garage vehicle door type: Sectional
    Number of vehicle doors: 1
    Condition of automatic opener(s): Appeared serviceable
    Condition of garage floor: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of garage interior: Appeared serviceable
    Garage ventilation: Exists
     
    Electric Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: generator systems, surge suppressors, inaccessible or concealed wiring; underground utilities and systems; low voltage lighting or lighting on timers or sensors. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not determine the adequacy of grounding or bonding, does not determine if this system has an adequate capacity for the client's specific needs, nor determine if this system has any reserve capacity for additions or expansion. The inspector does not operate circuit breakers as part of the inspection, install or change light bulbs, nor determine the operability of every wall switch.
    Electric service condition: Appeared serviceable
    Primary service type: Underground
    Service voltage (volts): 120/240
    Service amperage (amps): 200
    Primary service overload protection type: Circuit breakers
    Main disconnect rating (amps): 150
    System ground: Ground rod(s) in soil
    Condition of main service panel: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Condition of sub: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Location of main service panel #A: Post @ NE corner
    Location of sub panel #B: East side exterior
    Location of sub panel #C: Garage
    Branch circuit wiring type: Nonmetallic sheathed
    Condition of branch circuit wiring: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Solid strand aluminum branch circuit wiring present: None visible
    Condition of smoke detectors: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Smoke detectors present: Yes
    Carbon monoxide detectors present: No
    13) Neutral and equipment ground conductors were combined at sub panel # C. This should only occur in the main service panel, and is a safety hazard due to the risk of shock. Neutral conductors should be attached to a "floating" neutral bar not bonded to the panel, while grounding conductors should be attached to a separate grounding bar bonded to the sub panel. A qualified electrician should evaluate and repair as necessary.

    Photo 21  
    Garage panel
     

    14) One or more electric receptacles and/or the boxes they are installed in were 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.

    NOTE: Bedrooms

    15) One or more ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) electric receptacles wouldn't reset at the following "wet" locations: building exterior. This is a safety hazard due to the risk of shock. A qualified electrician should evaluate and repair as necessary.

    Photo 24  
    East side
     

    16) One or more sections of outdoor wiring were exposed, and should be protected by conduit rated for exterior use, because the wiring is not rated for exterior use, subject to damage. A qualified electrician should evaluate and repair as necessary.

    Photo 16  
    SE corner deck

    Photo 17  
    SE corner

    17) Smoke detectors were missing from bedrooms. Additional smoke detectors should be installed as necessary so a functioning one exists in each hallway leading to bedrooms, in each bedroom, and one each level of the building. For more information, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/5077.html

    NOTE: Missing from NE bedroom.

    18) This property had one or more fuel burning appliances and/or an attached garage, and no carbon monoxide detectors were visible. This is a safety hazard. Recommend installing one or more carbon monoxide detectors as necessary and as per the manufacturer's instructions. For more information, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml05/05017.html
    19) Batteries in all the smoke alarms should be replaced after taking occupancy, and annually in the future. "Chirping" noises emitted from smoke alarms typically indicate that batteries need replacing. For more information, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/5077.html
    20) One or more electric receptacles at the following "wet" locations appeared to have no ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection: kitchen. This is a safety hazard due to the risk of shock. Recommend having a qualified electrician evaluate to determine if GFCI protection exists, and if not, repair as necessary. For more information, visit:
    http://www.mikeholt.com/documents/nec/pdf/GFCI_requirement_page2.pdf

    Photo 22  
    Kitchen

    Photo 23  
    Kitchen

    21) The legend for overcurrent protection devices (breakers or fuses) in panel #A was substandard. Recommend installing, updating or correcting the legend as necessary so it's accurate. Evaluation by a qualified electrician may be necessary.

    Photo 20  
    Main panel
     

    22) Some bulbs in light fixtures were missing, inoperable. As a result, some light fixtures couldn't be fully evaluated. Recommend replacing bulbs to fully evaluate fixtures where necessary.

    Photo 28  
    East side

    Photo 29  
    East side
     
    Plumbing / Fuel Systems Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: private wells and sewage disposal systems; main, side and lateral sewer lines; gray water systems; pressure boosting systems; incinerating or composting toilets; fire suppression sprinkler systems; water softeners, conditioners or filtering systems; plumbing components concealed within the foundation or building structure, or in inaccessible areas such as below tubs; underground utilities and systems; overflow drains for tubs and sinks; backflow prevention devices. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not operate water supply or shut-off valves due to the possibility of valves leaking or breaking when operated. The inspector does not test for lead in the water supply, the water pipes or solder, does not determine if plumbing and fuel lines are adequately sized, and does not determining the existence or condition of underground or above-ground fuel tanks.
    Condition of service and main line: Appeared serviceable
    Location of main water shut: NE corner
    Water service: Public
    Service pipe material: Not determined
    Condition of supply lines: Appeared serviceable
    Supply pipe material: Not determined
    Condition of waste lines: Appeared serviceable
    Waste pipe material: Plastic
    Condition of fuel system: Appeared serviceable
    Location of main fuel shut: NE corner
    23) One or more outside faucets were missing backflow prevention devices. These devices reduce the likelihood of polluted or contaminated water entering the potable water supply. This condition can occur when an outside faucet is left in the "on" position with a hose connected and the sprayer head turned off. When pressure in the system fluctuates, water can be drawn back into the water supply pipes from the building. If a chemical sprayer is being used with the hose, those chemicals can enter the water supply pipes.

    Recommend installing backflow prevention devices on all exterior hose bibs where missing. They are available at most home improvement stores and are easily installed. For more information, visit: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/BODY_AE079
     
    Water Heater Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: solar water heating systems; circulation systems. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not provide an estimate of remaining life on water heaters, does not determine if water heaters are appropriately sized, or perform any evaluations that require a pilot light to be lit.
    Condition of water heater: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Type: Tank
    Estimated age: 19 years
    Energy source: Natural gas
    Capacity (in gallons): 40
    Manufacturer: State
    Model: PRV 40 NOCTO 52C
    Location of water heater: East side exterior closet
    Condition of burners: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of venting system: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of combustion air supply: Appeared serviceable
    24) The water heater's seismic straps or struts were substandard. For example, they may allow significant movement or use improper fasteners. This is a potential safety hazard. Leaks may also occur in water supply pipes. A qualified person should evaluate and either repair existing straps or install new straps or struts as necessary and as per standard building practices.

    Photo 27  
     

    25) The temperature-pressure relief valve drain line terminated in a location that's not routinely accessed (crawl space, etc.). Water may accumulate in this area if the valve develops a leak. A qualified plumber should modify the drain line so as to drain outside. For more information, visit:
    http://www.reporthost.com/_docs/TPvalve.pdf

    Photo 25  
     

    26) The following conditions were found in the burner chamber: rust. A qualified contractor should evaluate and repair as necessary.

    Photo 26  
     

    27) The estimated useful life for most water heaters is 8 to 12 years. This water heater appears to be beyond this age and/or its useful lifespan and may need replacing at any time. Recommend budgeting for a replacement in the near future.
     
    Heating Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: humidifiers, dehumidifiers, electronic air filters; solar, coal or wood fired heat systems; thermostat or temperature control accuracy and timed functions; heating components concealed within the building structure or in inaccessible areas; underground utilities and systems; safety devices and controls (due to automatic operation). Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not provide an estimate of remaining life on heating system components, does not determine if heating systems are appropriately sized, or perform any evaluations that require a pilot light to be lit. It is beyond the scope of this inspection to determine if furnace heat exchangers are intact and free of leaks.
    Condition of heating system: Appeared serviceable
    Location of heating system: Utility room
    Heating type: Forced air
    Fuel type: Natural gas
    Manufacturer: Carrier
    Model: 58 BX M080-16, ser #3107A01502
    Condition of burners: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of venting system: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of combustion air supply: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of distribution system: Appeared serviceable
    Distribution system: Ducts and registers
    Condition of controls: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of air filters: Appeared serviceable
    Location of air filters: At top of air handler
    28) Filters should be checked monthly and maintained as necessary in the future.
     
    Cooling / Heat Pump Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: humidifiers, dehumidifiers, electronic air filters; thermostat or temperature control accuracy and timed functions; cooling components concealed within the building structure or in inaccessible areas; underground utilities and systems; safety devices and controls (due to automatic operation). Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not provide an estimate of remaining life on cooling system components, does not determine if cooling systems are appropriately sized, and does not test coolant pressure. Condensation pans and drain lines may clog or leak at any time and should be monitored while in operation in the future.
    Condition of cooling system and/or heat pump: Not fully evaluated
    Location: NE corner
    Type: Split system
    Estimated age: 7 years
    Approximate tonnage: 4
    Manufacturer: Ruud
    29) The outdoor air temperature was below 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the inspection. Because of this, the inspector was unable to operate and fully evaluate the cooling system.
     
    Kitchen Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: free-standing or portable appliances such as dishwashers, trash compactors, refrigerators, freezers, ice makers; specialty appliances such as hot water dispensers, water filters and trash compactors; appliance timers, clocks, cook functions, self and/or continuous cleaning operations, thermostat or temperature control accuracy, and lights. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not provide an estimate of the remaining life of appliances, and does not determine the adequacy of operation of appliances such as dishwashers, garbage disposals, trash compactors, ovens, broilers, etc.
    Condition of counters: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of cabinets: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of sinks and related plumbing: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Condition of garbage disposal: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Condition of dishwasher: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of range, cooktop: Appeared serviceable
    Range, cooktop type: Electric
    Condition of refrigerator: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of built-in microwave: Appeared serviceable
    30) The range can tip forward, and no anti-tip bracket appeared to be installed. This is a safety hazard since the range may tip forward when weight is applied to the open door, such as when a small child climbs on it, or if heavy objects are dropped on it. Anti-tip brackets have been sold with all free standing ranges since 1985. An anti-tip bracket should be installed to eliminate this safety hazard. For more information, visit http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/remodeling/article/0,1797,HGTV_3659_2017492,00.html
    31) Leaking or dripping was found at the kitchen sink faucet base. A qualified plumber should evaluate and repair as necessary.

    Photo 32  
     

    32) The garbage disposal was noisy or vibrated excessively. A qualified plumber or contractor should evaluate and repair or replace the food disposal as necessary.

    NOTE: There appeared to be some type of solid debris in the disposal.

    33) The estimated useful life for most kitchen appliances is 10 to 15 years. The following appliances appeared to be at, beyond this age and/or their useful lifespan and may need replacing at any time: dishwasher. Recommend budgeting for replacements in the near future.

    Photo 33  
     

    34) Some cabinet surfaces, drawers and/or doors showed minor wear.
    35) Minor damage was found at the kitchen sink.

    Photo 31  
     

    36) The refrigerator ice maker was in the "off" position. The inspector was unable to evaluate this component.
     
    Bathrooms / Laundry / Sinks Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: overflow drains for tubs and sinks; bidets, heated towel racks, saunas, steam generators, clothes washers, clothes dryers. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not determine the adequacy of washing machine drain lines, washing machine catch pan drain lines, or clothes dryer exhaust ducts. The inspector does not operate water supply or shut-off valves for sinks, toilets, bidets, clothes washers, etc. due to the possibility of valves leaking or breaking when operated. The inspector does not determine if shower pans or tub and shower enclosures are water tight, or determine the completeness or operability of any gas piping to laundry appliances.
    Location #A: Hall
    Location #B: Master
    Condition of counters: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Condition of cabinets: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of sinks and related plumbing: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of toilets: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of bathtubs and related plumbing: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of shower(s) and related plumbing: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Condition of ventilation systems: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of laundry facilities: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
    Gas supply for laundry equipment present: No
    240 volt receptacle for laundry equipment present: Yes
    37) The clothes dryer was equipped with a vinyl, accordion-type, flexible exhaust duct. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission considers these types of ducts to be unsafe, and a fire hazard. These types of ducts can trap lint and are susceptible to kinks or crushing, which can greatly reduce the air flow. This duct should be replaced with a rigid or corrugated semi-rigid metal duct, and by a qualified contractor if necessary. Most clothes dryer manufacturers specify the use of a rigid or corrugated semi-rigid metal duct. For more information on dryer safety issues, visit:
    http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/5022.html

    Photo 44  
     

    38) Caulk was deteriorated at the counter backsplash at location #B. A qualified person should repair as necessary.

    Photo 35  
    Master bathroom

    Photo 40  
    Master bathroom

    39) The clothes dryer exhaust duct terminated in the crawl space. Clothes dryers produce large amounts of moisture which should not enter structure interiors. Damage to building components may result. A qualified person should install, repair or replace as necessary so the duct terminates outdoors, as per standard building practices. For more information, visit:
    http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/5022.html

    Photo 48  
     

    40) The seal to the shower door at location #B was loose, substandard. A qualified person should repair or replace as necessary.

    Photo 37  
    Master bathroom

    Photo 38  
    Master bathroom

    41) Cabinet surfaces, drawers and/or doors showed minor wear, damage at location #A, B.
    42) Minor deterioration was found at the sink at location #A, B.

    Photo 34  
    Hall bathroom

    Photo 36  
    Master bathroom

    43) The bathtub drain stopper mechanism at location #B was difficult to operate. A qualified person should repair or replace as necessary.

    Photo 39  
    Master bathroom
     
     
    Interior Rooms / Areas Return to table of contents
    Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: security, intercom and sound systems; communications wiring; central vacuum systems; elevators and stair lifts; sources of obnoxious odors; cosmetic deficiencies due to normal wear and tear in wall, floor and ceiling surfaces and coverings, or in equipment; deficiencies relating to interior decorating; low voltage and gas lighting systems. Any comments made regarding these items are as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not evaluate any areas or items which require moving stored items, furnishings, debris, equipment, floor coverings, insulation or similar materials. The inspector does not test for asbestos, lead, radon, mold, hazardous waste, urea formaldehyde urethane, or any other toxic substance. Some items such as window operability are tested on a sampled basis. The client should be aware that paint may obscure wall and ceiling defects, floor coverings may obscure floor defects, and furnishings may obscure wall, floor and floor covering defects. If furnishings were present during the inspection, recommend a full evaluation of walls, floors and ceilings that were previously obscured when possible. Determining the cause of odors is not within the scope of this inspection.
    Exterior door material: Wood, Fiberglass or vinyl, Sliding glass
    Condition of exterior entry doors: Appeared serviceable
    Condition of interior doors: Appeared serviceable
    Type of windows: Aluminum
    Condition of windows: Appeared serviceable
    Wall type or covering: Drywall, Wallpaper
    Condition of walls: Appeared serviceable
    Ceiling type or covering: Drywall
    Condition of ceilings: Appeared serviceable
    Flooring type or covering: Carpet, Vinyl
    Condition of flooring: Appeared serviceable
    44) Fixtures such as door stops were missing in one or more areas. A qualified person should install missing fixtures as per standard building practices.

    Photo 42  
    Front entry door
     

    45) Screens in some windows are deteriorated. A qualified person should evaluate and repair or replace as necessary.
    46) Screens in some windows were missing.

    Photo 41  
    West side living room
     

    47) Minor cracks and/or holes were found in walls and ceilings in one or more areas. They do not appear to be a structural concern, but the client may wish to repair these for aesthetic reasons.
    48) Vinyl flooring was damaged in some areas. A qualified person should repair or replace as necessary.

    Photo 43  
    Utility room
     

     
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