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512 Undisclosed Street Undisclosed City, IL

UNDISCLOSED CLIENT

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Bart Wisniewski - IL Inspector 450-010522

Citizen Architects Inc. 1343 N Bosworth Ave, Suite A Chicago, IL 60642

Tel: 1.847.767.4668 Fax: 1.847.859.5878 www.citizenarchitects.com info@citizenarchitects.com

Citizen Architects Inc. | CREATING HIP SPACES ON SOLID FOUNDATIONS | Design.Permits.Inspections


August 21, 2013 Dear Undisclosed Client, RE: Report No. 1002 512 Undisclosed Street Undisclosed City, IL

Thank you for choosing us to perform your Home Inspection. We trust the experience was both useful and enjoyable. Please feel free to contact us with questions about the report or the home itself any time for as long as you own the home. Our consulting service via telephone is available at no cost to you for as long as you own the home. Please visit our website at your convenience www.myinspectioncompany.com and feel free to fill out and return our client questionnaire. Thanks again for allowing us to work with you. Sincerely, Bart Wisniewski - IL Inspector 450-010522 on behalf of Citizen Architects Inc.

Citizen Architects Inc. 1343 N Bosworth Ave, Suite A Chicago, IL 60642 Tel: 1.847.767.4668 Fax: 1.847.859.5878 www.citizenarchitects.com info@citizenarchitects.com


Report No. 1002

SUMMARY 512 Undisclosed Street, Undisclosed City, IL SUMMARY

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Note: For the purpose of this report the building is considered to be facing South. This Summary outlines potentially significant issues from a cost or safety standpoint. This section is provided as a courtesy and cannot be considered a substitute for reading the entire report. Please read the complete document. Priority Maintenance Items

Roofing SLOPED ROOFING \ Asphalt shingles Condition: Cracked Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Roof Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year Condition: Missing, loose or torn Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Roof Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate SLOPED ROOF FLASHINGS \ Valley flashings Condition: Missing Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: South Roof Task: Provide Time: Less than 1 year SLOPED ROOF FLASHINGS \ Chimney flashings Condition: Leak Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year Condition: Damage, loose, open seams, patched Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year Condition: Cricket missing, loose, damaged Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Roof Task: Provide Time: Less than 1 year

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SLOPED ROOF FLASHINGS \ Pipe/stack flashings Condition: Leak Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: North Attic Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

Exterior ROOF DRAINAGE \ Gutters Condition: Loose or damaged Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: East Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate ROOF DRAINAGE \ Downspouts Condition: Damage Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Condition: Loose connections Implication(s): Leakage Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Cost: Minor Condition: Downspouts end too close to building Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Cost: Minor WALLS \ Flashings and caulking Condition: Flashings incomplete or ineffective Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Throughout Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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WALLS \ Vinyl siding Condition: Mechanical damage Implication(s): Cosmetic defects | Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year EXTERIOR GLASS \ General Condition: Caulking missing, loose or deteriorated Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Throughout Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year EXTERIOR GLASS \ Glass (glazing) Condition: Broken Implication(s): Chance of water entering house | Chance of pests entering house | Increased heating and cooling costs | Reduced comfort Location: East Task: Replace Time: Immediate EXTERIOR GLASS \ Frames Condition: Rot Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate PORCHES, DECKS, STEPS, PATIOS AND BALCONIES \ General Condition: Unsafe Implication(s): Physical injury Location: North Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate LANDSCAPING \ Lot grading Condition: Improper slope Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Task: Correct Time: Immediate

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LANDSCAPING \ General Condition: Trees or shrubs too close to house Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure | Chance of pests entering house | Material deterioration Location: West Task: Correct Remove Time: Immediate Cost: $500 - and up Condition: Too close to grade or wood/soil contact Implication(s): Chance of water entering house | Weakened structure | Rot | Insect damage Location: Southwest Task: Repair Time: Immediate

Structure FOUNDATIONS \ Foundation Condition: Cracked Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure | Weakened structure Location: West Task: Repair Time: Less than 1 year Condition: Spalling, crumbling or broken material Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Crawl Space Task: Correct Time: Less than 1 year Condition: Large trees close to building Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Southwest Task: Monitor Remove Time: Less than 1 year Cost: Major FLOORS \ Columns or piers Condition: Poorly secured at top or bottom Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Throughout Crawl Space Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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FLOORS \ Beams Condition: Poor bearing, crushed or loose shims Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: East Crawl Space Task: Monitor Correct Time: Immediate FLOORS \ Sills Condition: Anchor bolts missing Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Throughout Crawl Space Task: Repair Time: Immediate

Electrical SERVICE DROP AND SERVICE ENTRANCE \ Service conductors Condition: No drip loop Implication(s): Shock hazard or interruption of electrical service Task: Correct SERVICE BOX, GROUNDING AND PANEL \ Distribution panel Condition: Double taps Implication(s): Fire hazard Task: Correct DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Lights Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): Inadequate lighting Location: Various First Floor Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Switches Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): Inadequate lighting Location: Various Task: Repair or replace DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Junction boxes Condition: Cover loose or missing Implication(s): Electric shock | Fire hazard Location: Attic Task: Provide

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DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Outlets (receptacles) Condition: Ungrounded Implication(s): Electric shock Location: First Floor Living Room Task: Repair Time: Immediate Condition: No GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) Implication(s): Electric shock Location: First Floor Bathroom Task: Provide Time: Immediate Condition: No AFI Implication(s): Fire hazard Location: Throughout Bedroom Task: Provide Time: Immediate DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Smoke detectors Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): Fire hazard Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Cost: Regular maintenance item

Heating GAS FURNACE \ Life expectancy Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): No heat for house Location: First Floor Utility Room Task: Further evaluation GAS FURNACE \ Gas piping Condition: Rust Implication(s): Fire or explosion Task: Further evaluation Time: Immediate

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GAS FURNACE \ Ducts, registers and grilles Condition: Disconnected ducts Implication(s): Increased heating costs | Reduced comfort Location: Crawl Space Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

Interior FLOORS \ Subflooring Condition: Rot Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Throughout First Floor Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year This concludes the Summary section. The remainder of the report describes each of the home's systems and also details any recommendations we have for improvements. Limitations that restricted our inspection are included as well. The suggested time frames for completing recommendations are based on the limited information available during a pre-purchase home inspection. These may have to be adjusted based on the findings of specialists. NOTE: BALLPARK COSTS AND TIME FRAMES Any ballpark costs and time estimates provided are a courtesy only and should not be relied on for budgeting or decision-making. Quotations from specialists should be obtained. Home Improvement - ballpark costs

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Description Sloped roofing material: Probability of leakage:

Asphalt shingles Medium

Limitations Inspection performed:

From roof edge

Recommendations

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SLOPED ROOFING \ Asphalt shingles 1. Condition: Cracked Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Roof Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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1. Cracked shingles

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2. Condition: Granule loss Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Roof Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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2. Shingle granule loss, curling 3. Condition: Missing, loose or torn Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Roof Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

3. Missing shingles SLOPED ROOF FLASHINGS \ Valley flashings 4. Condition: Missing Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: South Roof Task: Provide Time: Less than 1 year

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4. Missing valley flashings SLOPED ROOF FLASHINGS \ Chimney flashings 5. Condition: Leak Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

5. Chimney damage, deterioration is present

6. Chimney crown is cracked

6. Condition: Damage, loose, open seams, patched Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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7. Improper flashing material (tar), patching

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7. Condition: Cricket missing, loose, damaged Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Roof Task: Provide Time: Less than 1 year

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8. Cricket missing, tar is used SLOPED ROOF FLASHINGS \ Pipe/stack flashings 8. Condition: Leak Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: North Attic Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

9. Active water leakage

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Description Gutter & downspout material: Gutter & downspout type:

Eave mounted

Gutter & downspout discharge: Downspout discharge: Lot slope:

Above grade

Above grade

Towards house

Wall surfaces : Soffit and fascia: Walkway:

Aluminum

Vinyl siding Vinyl

Concrete

Exterior steps:

Concrete

Limitations Exterior inspected from:

Ground level

Recommendations ROOF DRAINAGE \ Gutters 9. Condition: Clogged Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Throughout Task: Monitor Clean Time: Regular maintenance

10. Tree branches touching roof, clogged gutters

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10. Condition: Loose or damaged Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: East Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

11. Damaged gutter

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ROOF DRAINAGE \ Downspouts 11. Condition: Damage Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

12. Damaged downspout

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12. Condition: Loose connections Implication(s): Leakage Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Cost: Minor

13. Disconnected downspout 13. Condition: Downspouts end too close to building Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Cost: Minor

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ROOFING

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14. Downspouts too close to the building WALLS \ Flashings and caulking 14. Condition: Flashings incomplete or ineffective Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Throughout Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year WALLS \ Vinyl siding 15. Condition: Mechanical damage Implication(s): Cosmetic defects | Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

15. Loose siding, missing pieces

16. Loose siding, missing pieces

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EXTERIOR GLASS \ General 16. Condition: Paint or stain needed Implication(s): Material deterioration Location: West Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

17. Rotten wood, water damage 17. Condition: Caulking missing, loose or deteriorated Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Location: Throughout Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

18. Deteriorated, loose windows

19. Caulking missing, rotting wood

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EXTERIOR GLASS \ Glass (glazing) 18. Condition: Broken Implication(s): Chance of water entering house | Chance of pests entering house | Increased heating and cooling costs | Reduced comfort Location: East Task: Replace Time: Immediate EXTERIOR GLASS \ Frames 19. Condition: Rot Location: Various Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate EXTERIOR GLASS \ Storms and screens 20. Condition: Torn or holes Implication(s): Chance of pests entering house 21. Condition: Missing Implication(s): Increased heating and cooling costs | Reduced comfort PORCHES, DECKS, STEPS, PATIOS AND BALCONIES \ General 22. Condition: Unsafe Implication(s): Physical injury Location: North Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

20. Missing tread at back entry

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LANDSCAPING \ Lot grading 23. Condition: Improper slope Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure Task: Correct Time: Immediate

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LANDSCAPING \ General 24. Condition: Trees or shrubs too close to house Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure | Chance of pests entering house | Material deterioration Location: West Task: Correct Remove Time: Immediate Cost: $500 - and up

21. Dead tree close to the house

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25. Condition: Too close to grade or wood/soil contact Implication(s): Chance of water entering house | Weakened structure | Rot | Insect damage Location: Southwest Task: Repair Time: Immediate

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22. Siding too close to grade, wood/soil contact

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Description Configuration:

Crawl space

Foundation material: Floor construction:

Masonry block Joists

Exterior wall construction: Roof and ceiling framing:

Wood beams

Subfloor - plywood

Subfloor - plywood

Wood frame Rafters/roof joists

Plywood sheathing

Recommendations

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FOUNDATIONS \ Foundation 26. Condition: Cracked Implication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structure | Weakened structure Location: West Task: Repair Time: Less than 1 year

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23. Cracked foundation

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27. Condition: Spalling, crumbling or broken material Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Crawl Space Task: Correct Time: Less than 1 year

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24. Spalling is present

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28. Condition: Large trees close to building Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Southwest Task: Monitor Remove Time: Less than 1 year Cost: Major

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FLOORS \ Columns or piers 29. Condition: Poorly secured at top or bottom Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Throughout Crawl Space Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

25. Signs of active water leakage are present

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FLOORS \ Beams 30. Condition: Poor bearing, crushed or loose shims Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: East Crawl Space Task: Monitor Correct Time: Immediate

26. Main structural beam end bearing too short FLOORS \ Sills 31. Condition: Anchor bolts missing Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Throughout Crawl Space Task: Repair Time: Immediate

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27. Anchor bolts missing, rot is present

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Description Service entrance cable and location: Service size:

Overhead copper

100 Amps (240 Volts)

Main disconnect/service box rating:

100 Amps

Main disconnect/service box type and location:

Breakers - basement

System grounding material and type:

Not visible

Distribution panel type and location:

Breakers - utility room

Auxiliary panel (subpanel) type and location: Distribution wire material and type: Smoke detectors:

Breakers - utility room

Copper - non-metallic sheathed

Present

Carbon monoxide (CO) detectors:

None noted

Limitations System ground: Circuit labels:

Not found The accuracy of the circuit index (labels) was not verified.

Recommendations

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SERVICE DROP AND SERVICE ENTRANCE \ Service conductors 32. Condition: No drip loop Implication(s): Shock hazard or interruption of electrical service Task: Correct

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28. No drip loop

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SERVICE BOX, GROUNDING AND PANEL \ Distribution panel 33. Condition: Double taps Implication(s): Fire hazard Task: Correct

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29. Double tap at circuit breakers & neutral bus DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Lights 34. Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): Inadequate lighting Location: Various First Floor Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Switches 35. Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): Inadequate lighting Location: Various Task: Repair or replace DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Junction boxes 36. Condition: Cover loose or missing Implication(s): Electric shock | Fire hazard Location: Attic Task: Provide

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30. Cover plate missing DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Outlets (receptacles) 37. Condition: Ungrounded Implication(s): Electric shock Location: First Floor Living Room Task: Repair Time: Immediate

31. Open ground receptacle

32. Open ground receptacle

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38. Condition: No GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) Implication(s): Electric shock Location: First Floor Bathroom Task: Provide Time: Immediate

33. Not GFCI receptacle in bathroom

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39. Condition: No AFI Implication(s): Fire hazard Location: Throughout Bedroom Task: Provide Time: Immediate DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM \ Smoke detectors 40. Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): Fire hazard Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate Cost: Regular maintenance item

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Description Fuel/energy source: System type:

Furnace

Heat distribution: Efficiency:

Gas

Ducts and registers

Conventional

Failure probability:

High

Limitations Inspection prevented/limited by: Safety devices:

System was inoperative

Not tested as part of a home inspection

Heat loss calculations:

Not done as part of a home inspection

Recommendations GAS FURNACE \ Life expectancy 41. Condition: Inoperative Implication(s): No heat for house Location: First Floor Utility Room Task: Further evaluation

34. Thermostat did not activate heating system

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GAS FURNACE \ Gas piping 42. Condition: Rust Implication(s): Fire or explosion Task: Further evaluation Time: Immediate

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GAS FURNACE \ Ducts, registers and grilles 43. Condition: Disconnected ducts Implication(s): Increased heating costs | Reduced comfort Location: Crawl Space Task: Repair or replace Time: Immediate

35. Disconnected, damaged and rusted ductwork

36. Disconnected, damaged and rusted ductwork

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37. Disconnected, damaged and rusted ductwork

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COOLING & HEAT PUMP 512 Undisclosed Street, Undisclosed City, IL SUMMARY

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Description Air conditioning type:

None present

Recommendations RECOMMENDATIONS \ Overview 44. Condition: No air conditioning or heat pump recommendations are offered as a result of this inspection.

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INSULATION AND VENTILATION 512 Undisclosed Street, Undisclosed City, IL SUMMARY

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Description Attic/roof insulation material:

Glass fiber

Attic/roof insulation amount/value:

Not determined

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Recommendations FLOORS \ Subflooring 45. Condition: Springy Implication(s): Cosmetic defects | Physical injury Location: Throughout First Floor Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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46. Condition: Rot Implication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movement Location: Throughout First Floor Task: Repair or replace Time: Less than 1 year

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CRAWLSPACE \ Leakage 47. Condition: Read these articles before undertaking any action 48. Condition:

See EXTERIOR page for relevant recommendations END OF REPORT

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REFERENCE LIBRARY 512 Undisclosed Street, Undisclosed City, IL SUMMARY

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The links below connect you to a series of documents that will help you understand your home and how it works. These are in addition to links attached to specific items in the report. Click on any link to read about that system.

01. ROOFING, FLASHINGS AND CHIMNEYS 02. EXTERIOR 03. STRUCTURE 04. ELECTRICAL 05. HEATING 06. COOLING/HEAT PUMPS 07. INSULATION 08. PLUMBING 09. INTERIOR 10. APPLIANCES 11. LIFE CYCLES AND COSTS 12. SUPPLEMENTARY Asbestos Radon Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI) Lead Carbon Monoxide Mold Household Pests Termites and Carpenter Ants

13. HOME SET-UP AND MAINTENANCE 14. MORE ABOUT HOME INSPECTIONS

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House pre 1950s