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(530) 715-0175 · (530) 566-7406
Inspector: John Schram III
NACHI ID Number: NACHI13033006


Client(s):  Sample Commercial
Property address:  1234 Office Drive
Anytown, California 95932
Inspection date:  Sunday, July 30, 2017

This report published on Monday, December 17, 2018 8:09:48 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

2) Driveway entry showed minor deterioration; beyond scope of inspection.
Cost estimate: N/A.

Storage and Maintenance
8) C.I.P. facilities storage/maintenance space appeared functional. Note leak at toilet wall angle stop valve.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.

9) One or more electric receptacles (outlets) were incorrectly wired with an open neutral. Recommend that a qualified electrician repair as necessary. This condition was brought to the attention of maintenance.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.
10) Cover plate to Unit A "Billing" receptacle at western wall was missing.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.
11) Smoke and fire detection equipment appeared correctly distributed; not tested. Annual inspection by qualified person/provider is recommended.
Cost estimate: N/A.

Plumbing / Fuel Systems
15) Sequence of all plumbing fixtures inspected. With one exception, all fixtures throughout appeared serviceable.
Cost estimate: N/A.

Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC)
20) The estimated useful life for most heat pumps and air conditioning condensing units is 10-15 years. These units appeared to be this age and/or its useful lifespan and may need significant repairs or replacement in the near future. Recommend that a qualified HVAC technician inspect usual electrical and mechanical components to determine remaining service life.
Cost estimate: TBD:$$
21) Recommend replacing or washing HVAC filters upon taking occupancy depending on the type of filters installed. Regardless of the type, recommend checking filters monthly in the future and replacing or washing them as necessary. How frequently they need replacing or washing depends on the type and quality of the filter, how the system is configured (e.g. always on vs. "Auto"), and on environmental factors (e.g. pets, smoking, frequency of house cleaning, number of occupants, the season).
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.
22) The estimated useful life for most forced air furnaces is 15-20 years. This furnace appeared to be this age and/or its useful lifespan and may need replacing or significant repairs at any time. Recommend budgeting for a replacement in the near future.
Cost estimate: TBD:$$
23) Registers appeared serviceable throughout.
Cost estimate: N/A.
24) Ceiling fans operated normally.
Cost estimate: N/A.

Interior, Doors and Windows
28) Rear exterior egress door (Unit C) safety equipment requirement on plans (w/o legend) are unclear. Recommend verification of all required components.
Cost estimate: TBD.
29) Minor weather-stripping maintenance at exterior door frames is expected at frequented egress.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.
30) Interior doors operated normally.
Cost estimate: N/A.
31) Carpeting in one or more areas was significantly stained or soiled. Recommend having carpeting professionally cleaned as necessary.
Cost estimate: TBD, minor.