ANGEL EYES INSPECTIONS, LLCWebsite: http://WWW.ANGELEYESINSPECTIONS.COM
Phone: (954) 547-4611
10751 NW 21st St
Sunrise FL 33322-3401
Inspector: CHRISTOPHER GUARINO
Property Inspection Report
||4160 INVERRARY DRIVE UNIT # 201
LAUDERHILL FL 33319
||Wednesday, April 12, 2017
This report published on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 9:24:10 PM CDT
SCOPE OF INSPECTION We attempt to give the client a comprehensive, clear cut, unbiased view of the home. This is a visual inspection of the condition of the home at the time of the inspection. The scope of the inspection is to identify "MAJOR" problems associated with the property being purchased or sold, although minor items may also be mentioned. Some items, which may be of concern to the client, may be considered minor or cosmetic to us; therefore they should be reviewed with the Seller. It is advised that the Client read the entire report including category headings. We advise client to obtain all paperwork and warranties from these professionals concerning the work performed. We further recommend maintaining all paperwork on repairs for future reference. This inspection report should not be considered a substitute for a final pre-closing inspection. Many things can happen between the time of the inspection and closing. You should operate all mechanicals and appliances and review any area that may have been concealed by furniture and personal belongings at the time of your this inspection. Also review any areas affected by rain for signs of leaking as weather conditions change. Your home inspection report may indicate the presence of stains, discoloration, decay or evidence of moisture penetration on visible surfaces. These conditions may indicate the presence of mold, mildew or fungus. Even if undetected and unreported at the time of the inspections, they may be active in inaccessible areas such as wall cavities with the right conditions. herever staining or moisture is noted we suggest maintenance to correct the condition. Should you have concerns regarding mold, we suggest review by a qualified specialist.
GENERAL INFORMATION MAJOR SYSTEMS Our evaluation of major systems is both visual and functional provided power and/or fuel is supplied to the component. Identifying or testing for the presence of asbestos, radon, lead-based products, mold or other potentially hazardous materials is not within the scope of this report. Judging the sufficiency of water flow in plumbing or the cooling efficiency of air conditioning is a subjective evaluation, therefore, we only note a poor condition if, in the inspector's opinion, the adequacy seems to be less than normal. There is a time period from inspection to closing that varies with each property. We can only state condition at time of inspection. Therefore, we urge you to evaluate and operate all major systems prior to closing. Dismantling and/or extensive inspection of internal components of appliances including air conditioners is beyond the scope of this report. INTERIOR Our review of interior rooms is visual and evaluated with similar aged homes in mind. Cosmetic considerations and minor flaws such as torn screens or an occasional cracked window can be overlooked, thus we suggest you double check these items before closing if concerned. We do not dismantle or remove any portions of the property or interior such as drop ceilings, paneling, etc. These are considered concealed areas. We do not move personal belongings such as furniture, wall coverings, carpet, etc...
2. Limitations, Exceptions & Exclusions 2.1. Limitations: I. An inspection is not technically exhaustive. II. An inspection will not identify concealed or latent defects. III. An inspection will not deal with aesthetic concerns or what could be deemed matters of taste, cosmetic defects, etc. IV. An inspection will not determine the suitability of the property for any use. V. An inspection does not determine the market value of the property or its marketability. VI. An inspection does not determine the insurability of the property. VII. An inspection does not determine the advisability or inadvisability of the purchase of the inspected property. VIII. An inspection does not determine the life expectancy of the property or any components or systems therein. IX. An inspection does not include items not permanently installed. X. These Standards of Practice apply only to properties with four or fewer residential units. 2.2. Exclusions: I. The inspector is not required to determine: A. property boundary lines or encroachments. B. the condition of any component or system that is not readily accessible. C. the service life expectancy of any component or system. D. the size, capacity, BTU, performance or efficiency of any component or system. E. the cause or reason of any condition. F. the cause for the need of correction, repair or replacement of any system or component. G. future conditions. H. compliance with codes or regulations. I. the presence of evidence of rodents, birds, animals, insects, or other pests. J. the presence of mold, mildew or fungus. K. the presence of airborne hazards, including radon. L. the air quality. M. the existence of environmental hazards, including lead paint, asbestos or toxic drywall. N. the existence of electromagnetic fields. O. any hazardous waste conditions. P. any manufacturers' recalls or conformance with manufacturer installation, or any information included for consumer protection purposes. Q. acoustical properties. R. correction, replacement or repair cost estimates. S. estimates of the cost to operate any given system. II. The inspector is not required to operate: A. any system that is shut down. B. any system that does not function properly. C. or evaluate low-voltage electrical systems such as, but not limited to: 1. phone lines; 2. cable lines; 3. satellite dishes; 4. antennae; 5. lights; or 6. remote controls. D. any system that does not turn on with the use of normal operating controls. E. any shut-off valves or manual stop valves. F. any electrical disconnect or over-current protection devices. G. any alarm systems. H. moisture meters, gas detectors or similar equipment. III. The inspector is not required to: A. move any personal items or other obstructions, such as, but not limited to: throw rugs, carpeting, wall coverings, furniture, ceiling tiles, window coverings, equipment, plants, ice, debris, snow, water, dirt, pets, or anything else that might restrict the visual inspection. B. dismantle, open or uncover any system or component. C. enter or access any area that may, in the opinion of the inspector, be unsafe. D. enter crawlspaces or other areas that may be unsafe or not readily accessible. E. inspect underground items, such as, but not limited to: lawn-irrigation systems, underground storage tanks or other indications of their presence, whether abandoned or actively used. F. do anything which may, in the inspector's opinion, be unsafe or dangerous to the inspector or others, or damage property, such as, but not limited to: walking on roof surfaces, climbing ladders, entering attic spaces, or negotiating with pets. G. inspect decorative items. H. inspect common elements or areas in multi-unit housing. I. inspect intercoms, speaker systems or security systems. J. offer guarantees or warranties. K. offer or perform any engineering services. L. offer or perform any trade or professional service other than general home inspection. M. research the history of the property, or report on its potential for alteration, modification, extendibility or suitability for a specific or proposed use for occupancy. N. determine the age of construction or installation of any system, structure or component of a building, or differentiate between original construction and subsequent additions, improvements, renovations or replacements. O. determine the insurability of a property. P. perform or offer Phase 1 or environmental audits. Q. inspect any system or component that is not included in these Standards.
Present during inspection: Client
Weather conditions during inspection: Sunny
Temperature during inspection: Warm
Payment method: Check
Type of building: Condo
Age of main building: 43Y
Source for main building age: Municipal records or property listing
Occupied: Furniture or stored items were present
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; solar roofing components. Any comments made regarding these items are made as a courtesy only. Note that the inspector does not provide an estimate of remaining life on the roof surface material, nor guarantee that leaks have not occurred in the roof surface, skylights or roof penetrations in the past. Regarding roof leaks, only active leaks, visible evidence of possible sources of leaks, and evidence of past leaks observed during the inspection are reported on as part of this inspection. The inspector does not guarantee or warrant that leaks will not occur in the future. Complete access to all roof and attic spaces during all seasons and during prolonged periods of all types of weather conditions (e.g. high wind and rain, melting snow) would be needed to do so. Occupants should monitor the condition of roofing materials in the future. For older roofs, recommend that a professional inspect the roof surface, flashings, appurtenances, etc. annually and maintain/repair as might be required. If needed, the roofer should enter attic space(s). Regarding the roof drainage system, unless the inspection was conducted during and after prolonged periods of heavy rain, the inspector was unable to determine if gutters, downspouts and extensions perform adequately or are leak-free.
Roof inspection method: Not inspected
Condition of roof surface material: Appeared serviceable
Roof surface material: Built up tar and felt
Roof type: Flat or low slope
Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: generator systems, transfer switches, 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, if this system has an adequate capacity for the client's specific or anticipated needs, or if this system has any reserve capacity for additions or expansion. The inspector does not operate circuit breakers as part of the inspection, and does not install or change light bulbs. The inspector does not evaluate every wall switch or receptacle, but instead tests a representative number of them per various standards of practice. When furnishings, stored items or child-protective caps are present some receptacles are usually inaccessible and are not tested; these are excluded from this inspection. Receptacles that are not of standard 110 volt configuration, including 240-volt dryer receptacles, are not tested and are excluded. The functionality of, power source for and placement of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms is not determined as part of this inspection. Upon taking occupancy, proper operating and placement of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms should be verified and batteries should be changed. These devices have a limited lifespan and should be replaced every 10 years. The inspector attempts to locate and evaluate all main and sub-panels. However, panels are often concealed. If panels are found after the inspection, a qualified electrician should evaluate and repair if necessary. The inspector attempts to determine the overall electrical service size, but such estimates are not guaranteed because the overall capacity may be diminished by lesser-rated components in the system. Any repairs recommended should be made by a licensed electrician.
Electric service condition: Appeared serviceable
Primary service type: Underground
Service voltage (volts): 120-240
Estimated service amperage: 100
Primary service overload protection type: Circuit breakers
Main disconnect rating (amps): 100
Plumbing / Fuel Systems
Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: private/shared wells and related equipment; private sewage disposal systems; hot tubs or spas; main, side and lateral sewer lines; gray water systems; pressure boosting systems; trap primers; incinerating or composting toilets; fire suppression 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 determine the existence or condition of underground or above-ground fuel tanks.
Condition of service and main line: Appeared serviceable
Water service: Public
Condition of supply lines: Appeared serviceable
Supply pipe material: Copper
Condition of drain pipes: Appeared serviceable
Drain pipe material: Plastic
Condition of waste lines: Appeared serviceable
Waste pipe material: Plastic
Limitations: Evaluation of and determining the adequacy or completeness of the following items are not included in this inspection: water recirculation pumps; solar water heating systems; Energy Smart or energy saver controls; catch pan drains. 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 or a shut-off valve to be operated.
Condition of water heater: Appeared serviceable
Type: Boiler or tank in common area, Not determined, but may come from boiler or tank in common area
Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC)
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 or cooling system components, does not determine if heating or cooling systems are appropriately sized, does not test coolant pressure, or perform any evaluations that require a pilot light to be lit, a shut-off valve to be operated, a circuit breaker to be turned "on" or a serviceman's or oil emergency switch to be operated. It is beyond the scope of this inspection to determine if furnace heat exchangers are intact and free of leaks. Condensation pans and drain lines may clog or leak at any time and should be monitored while in operation in the future. Where buildings contain furnishings or stored items, the inspector may not be able to verify that a heat source is present in all "liveable" rooms (e.g. bedrooms, kitchens and living/dining rooms).
Condition of furnace filters: Appeared serviceable
Location for forced air filter(s): At base of air handler
Condition of cooling system and/or heat pump: Appeared serviceable
Cooling system and/or heat pump fuel type: Electric
Recommend that home buyers replace or clean HVAC filters upon taking occupancy depending on the type of filters installed. Regardless of the type, recommend checking filters monthly in the future and replacing or cleaning them as necessary. How frequently they need replacing or cleaning depends on the type and quality of the filter, how the system is configured (e.g. always on vs. "Auto"), and on environmental factors (e.g. pets, smoking, frequency of house cleaning, number of occupants, the season).
Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: household appliances such as stoves, ovens, cook tops, ranges, warming ovens, griddles, broilers, dishwashers, trash compactors, refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, hot water dispensers and water filters; 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. The inspector does not note appliance manufacturers, models or serial numbers and does not determine if appliances are subject to recalls. Areas and components behind and obscured by appliances are inaccessible and excluded from this inspection.
Condition of counters: Appeared serviceable
Condition of cabinets: Appeared serviceable
Condition of dishwasher: Near, at or beyond service life
Condition of range, cooktop or oven: Near, at or beyond service life
Condition of refrigerator: Required repair, replacement and/or evaluation (see comments below)
Condition of built-in microwave oven: Near, at or beyond service life
Water damage was found in shelving or cabinets below the sink. Recommend that a qualified contractor repair as necessary after any plumbing leaks have been repaired. If moisture is present then concealed areas should be dried thoroughly.
There is an active water leak at the kitchen plumbing. Recommend that a qualified person evaluate the area and repair as necessary.
The under-sink food disposal was inoperable. Recommend that a qualified contractor repair or replace as necessary.
The sink faucet was not functional . Recommend that a qualified person repair as necessary.
One or more sink drains and or garbage disposal were leaking. A qualified plumber should repair as necessary.
Bathrooms, Laundry and Sinks
Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: overflow drains for tubs and sinks; 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.
Condition of counters: Appeared serviceable
Condition of bathtubs and related plumbing: Appeared serviceable
Condition of shower(s) and related plumbing: Appeared serviceable
Condition of ventilation systems: Appeared serviceable
One or more handles for sink water shut-off valves were loose and/or damaged. Recommend that a qualified person repair or replace as necessary.
The on-off button is sticking.
Interior, Doors and Windows
Limitations: The following items are not included in this inspection: security, intercom and sound systems; communications wiring; central vacuum systems; elevators and stair lifts; cosmetic deficiencies such as nail-pops, scuff marks, dents, dings, blemishes or issues 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, drawer, cabinet door or closet door 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 and/or source of odors is not within the scope of this inspection.
Condition of exterior entry doors: Appeared serviceable
Exterior door material: Metal
Condition of interior doors: Appeared serviceable
Condition of windows and skylights: Appeared serviceable
Type(s) of windows: Metal
Condition of walls and ceilings: Appeared serviceable
Wall type or covering: Drywall
Ceiling type or covering: Drywall
Condition of flooring: Appeared serviceable
Flooring type or covering: Carpet, Tile
Crank handles at some windows were missing and/or stripped. Recommend that a qualified person replace handles or make repairs as necessary.
Wood Destroying Organism Findings
Limitations: This report only includes findings from accessible and visible areas on the day of the inspection. In addition to the inaccessible areas documented in this report, examples of other inaccessible areas include: sub areas less than 18 inches in height; attic areas less than 5 feet in height, areas blocked by ducts, pipes or insulation; areas where locks or permanently attached covers prevent access; areas where insulation would be damaged if traversed; areas obscured by vegetation. All inaccessible areas are subject to infestation or damage from wood-destroying organisms. The inspector does not move furnishings, stored items, debris, floor or wall coverings, insulation, or other materials as part of the inspection, nor perform destructive testing. Wood-destroying organisms may infest, re-infest or become active at any time. No warranty is provided as part of this inspection.
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