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12345 Somewhere Road, Anytown VA, 34567 Inspection prepared for: Bob & Susan Sample Agent: Support - Home Inspector Pro Inspection Date: 7/4/2009 Age: 21 Size: 2000 Weather: Clear Inspector: Mark Burnett ASHI #246966 www.cardinalhomeinspect.com

Notice To Third Parties: This report is the exclusive property of Cardinal Home Inspection and the client(s) listed above and is not transferable to any third parties or subsequent buyers. Our inspection and this Report have been performed with a written contract agreement that limits its scope and usefulness. Unauthorized recipients are therefore advised not to rely on this Report, but rather to retain the services of a qualified home inspector of their choice to provide them with their own inspection and report.


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Inspection and Site Details 1. Inspection Time Start: 12:00 PM End : 3:00 PM

2. Attending Inspection Client present Buyer Agent present

3. Residence Type/Style Single Family Home

4. Age of Home or Year Built 1989 (20 years old)

5. Square Footage 2000 sq ft

6. Front of Home Faces The home faces: South

7. Bedrooms and Bathrooms Number of Bedrooms: 3 Number of Bathrooms: 2

8. Occupancy Vacant

9. Temperature 80 degrees

10. Weather Conditions Clear, sunny sky

11. Ground/Soil Surface Condition Dry

12. Rain in the Last Three Days No

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Conventions and Terms Used in this Report Conventions, terms, and definitions utilized throughout this Property Inspection Report TEXT COLOR SIGNIFICANCE: GREEN text: Denotes general/descriptive comments on the systems and components installed at the property. May also include limitations, if any, associated with each area of inspection. BLUE text: Denotes observations and information regarding the condition of the systems and components of the home. These include comments of deficiencies which are less than significant; comments which further expand on a significant deficiency; or recommendations, routine maintenance, and other information.

RED text: Denotes comments on significant deficient systems and components or conditions which need relatively quick attention, repair, or replacement. RED comments are duplicated in the Report Summary page(s). Definitions of key words used in "OBSERVATIONS:" "INSPECTED": The item, system, or component was visually inspected—and if no other comment is made, then it was functioning properly as intended, with no deficiencies noted—allowing for normal wear and tear. "NOT INSPECTED": The item, system, or component was not visually inspected and the inspector makes no representation of whether or not it was functioning properly and will state a reason for not inspecting it. "NOT PRESENT": The item, system, or component is not in this home or building. "DEFICIENT": The item, system, or component was inoperative, showed material distress, water penetration, damage, deterioration, missing parts, or was not suitably installed. It may include a condition that is hazardous or unsafe and could result in personal injury or property damage. "REPAIR AS NEEDED": The item, system, or component is recommended to be repaired or replaced, as required. It may need further review and evaluation by an appropriate professional tradesperson. "SAFETY CONCERN": A condition, system or component that is considered harmful or dangerous due its presence or absence. "DEFERRED COST": Denotes a system or component that is near or has reached its normal service life expectancy or shows indications that it may require replacement anytime within the next 5 years. "MAINTENANCE": Denotes recommendations for the proper operation and routine maintenance of the home. "IMPROVE": Denotes improvements which are recommended but not required and are at the discretion of the Client. These may be items identified for upgrade to modern construction and safety standards. "FYI": These are items that are noted for your information and provide you with a general explanation of conditions, safety information, cosmetic issues, and useful tips or suggestions for home ownership. May also include web links to sites with additional/expanded reference material and important consumer product information.

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7/4/2009 Dear Bob and Susan Sample: Thank you for choosing Cardinal Home Inspection to perform your home inspection. The goal of this inspection is to reduce some of the risk involved in your real estate transaction by putting you in a better position to make informed decisions concerning this property. However, it will not eliminate all the risk—for this reason, a home inspection should not be considered an insurance policy. This inspection and the report is a general guide and provides you with some objective information to help you make your own evaluation of the overall condition of the home. It is not intended to reflect the value of the property, or to make any representation as to the advisability of purchase. This is not an exhaustive inspection of the structure, systems, or components—all deficiencies may not be identified. Unexpected repairs should still be anticipated. This inspection is not a guarantee or warranty of any kind. Cardinal Home Inspection perform all inspections in substantial compliance with the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors® (ASHI). As such, I inspect the readily accessible, visually observable, installed systems and components of a home as designated in the ASHI® Standards—except as may be noted in the “Limitations of Inspection” sections within this report. This inspection report contains observations of those systems and components that, in my professional judgment, are not functioning properly, significantly deficient, unsafe, or are near the end of their service life. If the cause for the deficiency is not readily apparent, the suspected cause or reason why the system or component is at or near end of expected service life is reported, and recommendations for correction or monitoring are made as appropriate. When systems or components designated in the ASHI® Standards are present but are not inspected, the reason(s) the item was not inspected is reported as well. A copy of the ASHI® Standards of Practice is available at: www.homeinspector.org/docs/standards.pdf These standards define the scope of a home inspection. Clients sometimes assume that a home inspection will include many things that are beyond the scope. I encourage you to read the ASHI Standards of Practice so that you clearly understand what things are included in the home inspection and report. This report is effectively a snapshot of the house—recording the conditions on a given date and time. Home inspectors cannot predict future behavior, and as such, I cannot be responsible for things that occur after the inspection. If conditions change, I am available to revisit the property and update my report. This report was prepared for your exclusive use, as our client. No use by third parties is intended. Cardinal Home Inspection will not be responsible to any parties for the contents of the report, other than the party named herein. The report itself is copyrighted, and may not be used in whole or in part without Cardinal Home Inspection's express written permission. Again, thanks very much for the opportunity of conducting this inspection for you. I am available to you throughout your entire real estate transaction process. Should you have any questions, please call or email. Sincerely, Mark Burnett, ASHI Inspector #246966 Cardinal Home Inspection 540.675.3873 mark@cardinalhomeinspect.com

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Exterior Exterior grading and drainage are probably the most significant aspects of a property, simply because of the direct and indirect damage that moisture can have on a property. More damage results from moisture and expansive soils than from most natural disasters. All gutters and downspouts should discharge away from the property, Downspouts should not be allowed to terminate over paved areas such as walks and driveways, as this can contribute to ice and winter hazards. Vegetation too close to the property can contribute to root damage to the foundation, abrasion of roof and siding, and leave a potential for moisture and insects to enter the property. We recommend that all vegetation be kept 18” from the foundation and siding, All branches should be 5 –6 feet from the roof and monitored regularly. Open window wells should have a properly installed cover to prevent rain and snow from accumulating inside the well and possibly leaking into the property.

1. Driveway Materials: Gravel Observations: • Appeared functional and satisfactory, at time of inspection. • No deficiencies noted at the time of the inspection.

2. Walkways Materials: Brick/Pavers Observations: • Appeared functional and satisfactory, at time of inspection. • No deficiencies noted

3. Exterior Doors Description: • Front entry door: Metal • Rear entry door: French-style, fiberglass

Observations: • Appeared in functional and in satisfactory condition, at time of inspection. • Hardware is damaged/missing at front entry door. Repair as needed.

4. Exterior Cladding Description: Wood Siding Observations: • Exterior cladding appeared in serviceable condition, with no deficiencies noted

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Siding split, recommend replacement

5. Eaves, Soffits, Fascias Description: Wood

6. Deck, Balcony Description: Wood Observations: • Appears in satisfactory and functional condition with normal wear for its age. Appears to be in sound structure.

7. Grading, Surface Drainage Description: Ground generally graded away from house Observations: • No deficiencies noted.

8. Vegetation Affecting Structure Description: Vegetation in contact with the house. Observations: • Recommend having vegetation trimmed, pruned, or removed from affected areas, and regular homeowner monitoring and landscaping maintenance thereafter.

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9. Limitations of Exterior Inspection • While performance of lot drainage and water handling systems may appear serviceable at the time of inspection, the inspector cannot always accurately predict this performance as conditions constantly change. Furthermore, items such as leakage in downspout/gutter systems are very difficult to detect during dry weather. Inspection of foundation performance and water handling systems, therefore, is limited to visible conditions and evidence of past problems. • Exterior above/below-ground swimming pools are beyond the scope of a home inspection. • A home inspection does not include an assessment of geological, geotechnical, or hydrological conditions -- or environmental hazards. • Awnings, or similar seasonal accessories, recreational facilities, outbuildings, water features, hot tubs, statuary, pottery, fire pits, patio fans, heat lamps, and decorative low-voltage landscape lighting are not inspected unless specifically agreed upon and documented in this report.

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Roofing As with all areas of the property we recommend that you carefully examine the roof immediately prior to closing the deal. Please be advised that walking on a roof voids some manufacturer’s warranties. Adequate attic ventilation, solar / wind exposure, and organic debris will affect the life expectancy of a roof. If purchasing a property always ask the seller about the age and history of the roof. On any home that is over 3 years old, experts recommend that you obtain a roof certification from an established local roofing company to determine its serviceability.

1. Roof Style and Pitch Gabled

2. Method of Roof Inspection Walked on Roof Surface

3. Roof Covering Materials: Asphalt-based three tab shingles Age: 15-20+ years Observations: • These shingles appear to be in the last third of their life cycle. • FYI: Once a roof reaches the ten (10) year mark, it is a good idea to have the roof inspected for any signs of aging every three years. A roof that has some routine maintenance in its second half of life will outperform those that are not maintained. • Though no evidence of leakage was noted at the time of the inspection, it is recommended that annual monitoring of the roof covering and its' condition be administered. • Missing/torn shingles across roof surface. Recommend replacement where appropriate to prevent moisture damage to structure. • Loss of the shingles' surface granulation was observed. This is common with aging of the roof covering.

Missing shingle, recommend replacement

Missing shingle, recommend replacement

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exposed fastener, recommend replacement

4. Flashings Materials: Metal Observations: • Visible areas appeared functional, at time of inspection

5. Roof Penetrations Description: PVC Piping for plumbing vent stack(s) Observations: • Plumbing vent stack flashing boot(s) appeared functional. • Base of plumbing vent stack flashing boot(s) are rusted. Recommend applying a rust inhibitive to curtail the rusting.

Base of vent boot exhibiting signs of surface rust

6. Chimney(s) Description: Masonry -- for wood burning fireplace with terracotta flue Observations: • The chimney crown is cracked or damaged. Further deterioration and expensive repairs may occur. Recommend a chimney mason/specialist repair or replace the damaged crown.

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7. Roof Drainage System Description: All downspouts discharge below grade--connected to in-ground drainage piping Observations: • MAINTENANCE: Routinely monitor to keep gutters and gutter screens from clogging. A good time to check for proper gutter system operation is during a rainfall -- walk the perimeter of the house. Clean and seal gutters as needed. • Areas of gutters clogged. Recommend routine maintenance to prevent problem.

8. Limitations of Roofing Inspection • It highly recommended to ask the seller about the age & history of the roof and obtain roof documentation (if available). • Roofs may leak at any time. Leaks often appear at roof penetrations, flashings, changes in direction or changes in material. A roof leak should be addressed promptly to avoid damage to the structure, interior finishes and furnishings. A roof leak does not necessarily mean the roof has to be replaced. We recommend an annual inspection and tune-up to minimize the risk of leakage and to maximize roof life. • Impossible to inspect the total underside surface of the roof sheathing for evidence of leaks. Evidence of prior leaks may be disguised by interior finishes. Leakage can develop at any time and may depend on rain intensity, wind direction, ice buildup, and other factors. • Estimates of remaining roof life are approximations only and do not preclude the possibility of leakage.

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Structural Components In accordance with the ASHI© Standards of Practice pertaining to Structural Components, this report describes the foundation, floor, wall, ceiling and roof structures and the method used to inspect any accessible under floor crawlspace areas. Inspectors are required to inspect and probe the structural components of the home, including the foundation and framing, where deterioration is suspected or where clear indications of possible deterioration exist. Probing is not done when doing so will damage finished surfaces or when no deterioration is visible or presumed to exist. Inspectors are NOT required to offer an opinion as to the structural adequacy of any structural systems or components or provide architectural services or an engineering or structural analysis of any kind. Despite all efforts, it is impossible for a home inspection to provide any guaranty that the foundation, and the overall structure and structural elements of the building is sound. Cardinal Home Inspection suggests that if the client is at all uncomfortable with this condition or our assessment, a structural engineer be consulted to independently evaluate any specific concern or condition, prior to making a final purchase decision.

1. Foundation Type Crawlspace

2. Foundation Walls Description: Cinder Block

3. Foundation Floor Description: Crawl Space: earthen/dirt floor Observations: • Moisture present in areas at the time of inspection.

4. Under Floor Crawlspace(s) Method of Inspection: Accessed and crawled Insulation & Ventilation: • Under floor insulation type: fiberglass batts • Soil vapor barrier: polyethylene plastic • Shuttered/louvered vents located around foundation perimeter.

Observations: • The vapor barrier (plastic) on the crawlspace floor iis missing and deteriorated in areas of the crawlspace. A vapor barrier provides added protection to the floor system from moisture or dampness that can enter from ground. A qualified contractor should repair/replace as needed.

5. Columns, Beams Description: Wood beam and piers Observations: • No deficiencies noted at the visible areas.

6. Floor Structure Description: 2 X 10 dimensional lumber wood joists • Plywood sheathing sub floor Observations: • No deficiencies noted at the time of the inspection.

7. Wall Structure Description: Wood frame: 2 X 4 dimensional lumber Observations: • No visible deficiencies noted.

8. Ceiling, Roof Structure Description: Engineered wood roof truss framing • Plywood Sheathing Observations: • No deficiencies noted at the time of the inspection.

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9. Limitations of Structural Components Inspection • Engineering or architectural services such as calculation of structural capacities, adequacy, or integrity of any structural system or component are not part of a home inspection. • Full inspection of all structural components (posts/girders, foundation walls, sub flooring, and/or framing) is not possible in areas/rooms where there are finished walls, ceilings and floors. • A representative sample of the visible structural components was inspected. • No representation can be made to future leaking of foundation walls.

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Attic and Insulation We recommend that all attic hatches have a batt of fiberglass insulation installed over them, and the hatch be sealed shut with latex caulk. This will keep warm moist air from entering the attic, which may cause condensation or even mold. Note that every attic has mold; mold is everywhere. This is often a result of the building process, when materials get wet during construction. Due to the nature of attics and the potential for damage you inspector will not attempt to enter an attic that has no permanently installed steps or pull down stairs, has less than 36” of headroom, is restricted by ducts, no standard floor for normal walking. Walking in an attic without a proper designed floor may compromise the ceiling below. In these cases you inspector will observe the attic as best they can from the access point, with no comments or evaluations of areas not readily viewed from the hatch area.

1. Attic Access Attic Inspection Method: Viewed and walked in the Attic Pull Down Ladder located in: Hallway ceiling Attic light installed just inside access

2. Attic Ventilation Description: Passive ventilation • Under eave soffit inlet vents • Gable louver vents Observations: • No deficiencies noted. • Attic should be reviewed at least twice per year to ensure ventilation openings are clear and to ensure development of mold is kept in check. While there may be very little or no evidence of mold buildup in the attic at time of inspection, it can reproduce and spread rapidly should conditions allow it to. Mold can be potentially hazardous and will spread when moisture enters the attic cavity and is not adequately vented to the exterior. Any area of suspected mold should be reviewed by a qualified contractor for analysis and removal.

3. Insulation in Unfinished Spaces Description: Attic Insulation: Fiberglass, loose fill Fiberglass, batts

Depth/R-Value: Approximately: 7-10 inches

Observations: • Insulation level in the attic is typical for homes this age • Visible insulation appears adequate.

4. Vent Piping Through Attic Description: PVC plumbing vents Observations: • No deficiencies noted on visible sections (reference Observation in Roofing Section) .

5. Limitations of Attic and Insulation Inspection • Insulation/ventilation type and levels in concealed areas, like exterior walls, are not inspected. • Insulation and vapor barriers are not disturbed and no destructive tests (such as cutting openings in walls to look for insulation) are performed. • An analysis of indoor air quality is not part of this inspection unless explicitly contracted-for seperately. • Any estimates of insulation R values or depths are rough average values.

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Electrical In accordance with the ASHI© Standards of Practice pertaining to Electrical Systems, this report describes the amperage and voltage rating of the service, the location of the main disconnect and any sub panel(s), the presence of solid conductor aluminum branch circuit wiring, the presence or absence of smoke detectors and wiring methods. Inspectors are required to inspect the viewable portions of the service drop from the utility to the house, the service entrance conductors, cables and raceways, the service equipment and main disconnects, the service grounding, the interior components of the service panels and sub panels, the conductors, the over-current protection devices (fuses or breakers), ground fault circuit interrupters and a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles. All issues or concerns listed in this Electrical section should be construed as current and a potential personal safety or fire hazard. Repairs should be a priority, and should be made by a qualified, licensed electrician.

1. Service Drop Description: Underground service lateral, Meter Location: rear of home Observations: • No deficiencies noted.

2. Service Entrance Conductors Description: • Aluminum • 4/0 AWG wire

Observations: • No deficiencies noted.

3. Service Rating Amperage Rating: 200 amps

4. Main Disconnect Description: One 200 Amp Breaker on Main Service Panel. See photo below.

5. Main Service Panel(s) Description: Manufacturer: Seimens, breaker-style Observations: • The wiring within the panel appeared satisfactory - no deficiencies. • There are few panel screws missing off the panel cover. This is a potential fire hazard. FYI: Screws are specific to the panel. They must fit a 'Seimens' brand panel.

6. Sub Panel(s) Description: Panel Rating: 125 amp, 120/240 volt • Located in family room • Breakers in Use • Manufacturer: CutlerHammer

Observations: • The auxiliary panel ground & neutral wires are properly un-bonded.

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7. Service Grounding Description: • Copper • Outside- back of residence • Ground Rod Connection

Observations: •

No deficiencies noted at the time of the inspection.

8. Overcurrent Protection Type: Breakers Observations: • No deficiencies noted.

9. Wiring Methods Description: Copper • Wiring type: non-metallic sheathed cable "Romex" Observations: • Visible wiring appeared functional no discrepancies noted.

10. Lighting, Fixtures, Switches, Outlets Description: Grounded Observations: • A representative sampling of outlets, switches and light fixtures were tested. No deficiencies noted.

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11. GFCI Definition: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter - GFCI - is an electrical safety device that cuts power to an individual outlet and/or entire circuit when as little as .005 amps is detected leaking--this is faster than a person's nervous system can react! Kitchens, bathrooms. whirlpools/hot-tubs, unfinished basements, garages, and exterior circuits are normally GFCI protected. This protection is from electrical shock.

Present at: • Present at: • Bathrooms • Kitchen • Exterior

Observations: • For your protection -- all kitchen outlets/receptacles accessible from the counter top are now required to be GFCI protected.

12. AFCI Locations & Resets: None Found Observations: • There is no AFCI protection. • All bedroom circuits are now required to be AFCI protected.

13. Smoke/Heat Detector(s) Description: Present throughout home Observations: • Operated when tested • MAINTENANCE: Periodic testing and changing batteries yearly to ensure proper Smoke Alarm operation is required.

14. Limitations of Electrical Inspection • Electrical components concealed behind finished surfaces are not visible to be inspected. • Labeling of electric circuit locations on Main Electrical Panel are not checked for accuracy. • Only a representative sampling of outlets, switches and light fixtures were tested. • The inspection does not include remote control devices, alarm systems and components, low voltage wiring, systems, and components, ancillary wiring, systems, and other components which are not part of the primary electrical power distribution system. • A low voltage alarm system is installed. Due to the specialized nature of these systems, we suggest that you review this system with the seller. As per our Inspection Agreement, this system is beyond the scope of this report and was not inspected. • Due to the specialized nature of home security alarm systems, recommend you review this system with the seller. Security systems are beyond the scope of a home inspection.

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Plumbing In accordance with the ASHI© Standards of Practice pertaining to Plumbing systems, this report describes the water supply, drain, waste and vent piping materials and the water heating equipment, energy source and location of the main water and main fuel shut-off valves, when readily viewable or known. Inspectors are required to inspect the interior water supply and distribution systems, all fixtures and faucets, the drain waste and vent systems (including all fixtures for conveying waste), the water heating equipment (vent systems, flues and chimneys of water heaters or boiler equipment), fuel storage and distributions systems for water heaters and/or boiler equipment and drainage sumps, sump pumps and associated piping. Some simple plumbing repairs, such as a typical trap replacement, can be performed by a competent handyman. However, any more complex issues such as incorrect venting or improperly sloped drains should be repaired by a licensed plumber. All gas related issues should only be repaired by a licensed plumbing contractor —since personal safety is involved.

1. Water Supply Source: Private well water supply

2. Main Service Piping Materials: Plastic

3. Main Water Shut Off Location: • Crawlspace • Front wall of crawlspace.

Observations: • Located, tagged and client made aware of.

4. Exterior Hose Bibs/Spigots Description: Standard, frost-proof hose bib(s) at side, and rear of home. Observations: • Missing handle at rear hose bib. Recommend replacement for easier operation.

5. Water Supply, Distribution Systems Description: Readily visible water supply pipes are: Copper

Observations: • No deficiencies observed at the visible portions of the supply piping.

6. Faucets Observations: • No deficiencies noted.

7. Sinks Observations: • No deficiencies observed.

8. Flow and Pressure Observations: • The water pressure and flow was functional at the time of inspection.

9. Waste, Drain, Vent Piping Waste System Type: Private sewage disposal - Septic - system Observations: • Visible piping appeared serviceable at time of inspection.

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10. Water Heater(s) Manufacturer: • State • Electric • Location: Laundry room Capacity: 80 Gallons

11. Water Heater(s) Condition Age: 3 Years Observations: • No deficiencies noted with the Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) valve and discharge pipe.

12. Limitations of Plumbing Inspection • The sections of the plumbing system concealed by finishes and/or storage (below sinks, etc.), below the structure, or beneath the ground surface are not inspected. • I did not inspect the condition of all the faucets, fixtures, plumbing traps and water flow. Inspection cut short at client's direction. There is an additional charge for a separate trip to return and inspect these items.

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Bathrooms Bathrooms can consist of many features from whirlpool tubs and showers to toilets and bidets. Because of all the plumbing involved it is included here as a separate area. Fixtures and faucets, functional water flow, leaks, and cross connections are checked. Moisture in the air, water leaks, and deteriorated/poor caulking and grouting can cause mildew, wallpaper/paint to peel, and other problems. The inspector will identify as many issues as possible but some problems may be undetectable within the walls or under flooring. It is important to routinely maintain all bathroom grouting and caulking, because minor imperfections will result in water intrusion and unseen damage behind surfaces.

1. Bathroom # Designation - for the purposes of this report Master Hall

2. Tub(s) Description: Plastic/Fiberglass Observations: • Appeared satisfactory and functional, at time of inspection.

3. Toilet(s) Observations: • Operated when tested. No deficiencies noted.

4. Bathroom Exhaust Fan(s) Observations: • Operated when tested. • Bathroom fans exhaust to exterior at soffits

5. A Word About Caulking and Bathrooms • Areas which should be examined periodically are vertical corners, horizontal corners/grout lines between walls and tubs/shower pans and at walls near floor areas. Also, the underside of shower curbs, the tub lip, tub spouts, faucet trim plates and any other areas mentioned in this report.

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Interior In accordance with the ASHI© Standards of Practice pertaining to Interiors, inspectors are required to inspect walls, ceilings and floors, steps, stairways and railings, installed countertops and a representative number of installed cabinets, and representative number of doors and windows. Garage door(s) and automatic garage door operators are inspected for proper function and the operation of installed safety features. If the home is occupied, the possessions of the owner necessarily conceal some areas/items. These are exempt from inspection. All reasonable attempt is made to more closely inspect behind the owner's possessions if any hint of a problem is found or suspected.

1. Door Bell Observations: • Operated normally when tested.

2. Wall and Ceiling Finishes Materials: Drywall Observations: • The ceiling drywall in the living room and hallway has some "nail pops". This is a cosmetic issue.

3. Floor Finishes Materials: Hardwood type • Carpet Observations: • Normal wear and tear for the age of the coverings was observed.

4. Windows Description: Wood, Vinyl Observations: • All windows were operated and were functional.

5. Interior Doors Description: Hollow core wood doors Observations: • Doors were tested and functional, at the time of the inspection. • Missing latch on the pocket door located in the master bathroom.

6. Limitations of Interior Inspection • There were a moderate amount of personal/household items in each room. Furniture, storage, appliances and/or wall hangings are not moved to permit inspection and may block defects. • Recommend thorough review of interior areas during final walk-through inspection prior to closing. • Window treatments, recreational facilities, paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments are not inspected.

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Appliances Inspector observed and operated the basic functions of the following appliances: Permanently installed dishwasher(s), through its normal cycle; Range, cook top, and permanently installed oven; Trash compactor; Garbage disposal; Kitchen ventilation or range hood; Permanently installed microwave oven; and Conveying laundry appliances. Interior refrigerator/freezer temperatures are not tested. Inspection of stand-alone freezers and secondary refrigerators are outside the scope of this inspection. No opinion is offered as to the cleaning adequacy of dishwashers. Oven self or continuous cleaning operations, cooking functions, clocks, timing devices, lights and thermostat accuracy are not tested during this inspection. Appliances are not moved and the condition of any walls or flooring hidden by them cannot be judged.

1. Dishwasher Brand: Kenmore Observations: • Operated through one cycle and appeared to be in working order at time of inspection.

2. Garbage Disposal Brand: InSinkErator Observations: • Operated - appeared functional at time of inspection.

3. Ranges, Ovens, Cooktops Brand: • Kenmore • Electric

4. Kitchen Hood/Exhaust Fan Brand: Broan Observations: • Functioned and operated normally when tested. • Filter is dirty/Clean or replace

5. Refrigerator Description: Frigadaire Observations: • Appeared functional, at time of inspection.

6. Washer Description: Frigidaire Observations: • The washer was not tested. This is out of the scope of the inspection.

7. Dryer Description: Frigadaire

8. Dryer Vent Observations: • Proper installation of the dryer vent and pipe was observed. • Properly vented to exterior.

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Report Summary Report Summary IMPORTANT NOTE: This page reflects a brief summary of the significant deficiencies or critical concerns which are important to highlight as they relate to function or safety. This is only a summary and is provided as a courtesy— it should not be considered to be the complete report. The complete list of issues, concerns, deficiencies and important details pertaining to this property is found throughout the body of the inspection report. Your entire report must be carefully read to fully assess all of the findings and benefit from the recommendations, maintenance advice, tips and other important resource information.

Exterior Exterior Doors

• Hardware is damaged/missing at front entry door. Repair as needed.

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Roof Covering

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Chimney(s)

• Missing/torn shingles across roof surface. Recommend replacement where appropriate to prevent moisture damage to structure. • Loss of the shingles' surface granulation was observed. This is common with aging of the roof covering. • The chimney crown is cracked or damaged. Further deterioration and expensive repairs may occur. Recommend a chimney mason/specialist repair or replace the damaged crown.

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Roofing

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