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 CONFIDENTIAL HOME INSPECTION SUMMARY

Tampa Home Inspection Services : : FL Reg.#GO3171900154,  FL Home Inspector License #HI4399, FABI RPI 07-67

(813) 909-9516      TampaHomeInspection@gmail.com 

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Tampa Home Inspectionx COUNTY PIN #
U-21-30-20-2S7-005003
PLAT BOOK / PAGE

0562021

INSPECTED PHYSICAL ADDRESS
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XYZ Street, Tampa, FL 22876
INSPECTION TIME and DATE: 
10AM :: 10 MAR 

FILE REF: 
  BV-328
 

The following is a summary of the professional home inspection conducted on the date above. It is recommended that all repairs and/or concerns be evaluated by a qualified, licensed contractor. A rating system is used to describe the condition of many inspected items. This format is based on guidelines established by the Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI).

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CLIENT  DATA

 

 

PROPERTY  CLASSIFICATION

Client(s):  N/A TYPE:  Single family
OCCUPIED:  [    ]   VACANT:   [x]         
Client Address: N/A YEAR BUILT:  2007
SQ. FT.    4,806                           (MOL)
Client Phone: N/A WEATHER CONDITIONS:  Clear
TEMP: 79F
Client Email: N/A
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LEGEND: 

“ X ”                " X "     Item/area was observed. Satisfactory. Operational. No rating given or required. Typical for age and type.

“ M ”                MARGINAL or aging. Present condition indicates item may need early updating.

“ R ”                 REPAIR  Present condition is functional, but repair or replacement is recommended or advisable.

“ N ”                NON-FUNCTIONALPresent condition of item requires repair or replacement.

“ W ”                WARNING Present condition, if not remedied, may pose a safety hazard.       
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Systems and/or components which may have been present in or around the building during this inspection but which are not specifically identified in this report, were NOT inspected and are NOT covered in the scope of this inspection or report. Refer to the photographs and complete report for specific areas of concern. Some concerns noted during a home inspection may not be a contractual item. These concerns are included in this report for your information only.
Please review your individual real estate contract with your attorney, lender or realtor.

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REPAIR:    Fence gate, Bath faucet in bath #2, Caulk splash guard kitchen sink, Commode in bath #1 has seal leak.
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NON-FUNCTIONAL:  Electric outlet bath#2, Under sink disposal, Ceiling fan - bedroom #2,
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MARGINAL:   
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WARNING:   Electrical wall outlet on patio has an open ground and is unprotected..
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EXTERIOR and GROUNDS INSPECTION

According to FABI Standards of Practice: the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the exterior wall covering, flashings and trim, (2) all exterior doors. (3) attached decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, and their associated railings. (4) the eaves, soffits and fascias where accessible from the ground level. (5) the vegetation, grading, surface drainage, and retaining walls on the property when any of these are likely to adversely affect the building. (6) walkways, patios and driveways leading to dwelling entrances. The inspector shall describe the exterior wall covering. The inspector is not required to inspect: (1) screening, shutters, awnings, and similar seasonal accessories. (2) fences. (3) Geological, geo-technical or hydrological conditions. (4) recreational facilities. (5) outbuildings. (6) seawalls, break-walls, and docks. (7) erosion control and earth stabilization measures.  

GRADE: The driveway is     [   ] above    [ x  ] below      the lowest level of the building.  

DRAINAGE: There    [   ] is     [ x  ] is no        drainage toward the building.
DRIVEWAY:  is constructed of    [  x ] Concrete   [   ] Asphalt   [   ] Gravel       Typical settlement cracks are visible [ x  ]

SIDING:   [   ] Aluminum    [   ] Vinyl     [   ] Plywood    [   ] Wood    [   ] Hardboard   [   ] Metal    [   ] Cement    [   ] Brick 
[ x  ] Stucco on   [   ] Frame     [ x   ] Block     [    ] Typical settlement cracks are visible.

EAVES:         [ x   ]  Acceptable  [    ]  Not Acceptable [    ] Dry rot noted  
SOFFITS:    [ x   ]  Acceptable  [    ]  Not Acceptable [    ] Dry rot noted
FASCIA:   [    ]  Acceptable [ ]  Not Acceptable   [    ] Dry rot noted.  
ROOF:            [ x   ]  Composite     [    ] Wood shake         [    ] Tile or slate      [    ] Metal

EXTERIOR DOORS:
[ x  ] Front door    [   ] Rear door    [ x  ] Sliding glass    [   ] French door    [ x  ] Garage pedestrian door    [   ] Dry rot noted.

[ x  ] Locks  [ x  ] Door bell        Comments:

GARAGE DOOR   [   ]  Reinforced    [   ] Manual    [ x  ] Auto reverse    [   ] Direct connection    [ x   ]  Frame     [  x  ] Drainage
NOTE: Electronic sensors on a garage door opener are a recommended safety feature for all garage doors. Most garage door openers installed prior to 1993 do not have this safety feature. Please be sure to obtain and test the remote control transmitters before your closing.

MISC. FEATURES:
Patio:   [   ] Stone    [ x  ] Concrete    [   ] Brick    [   ] Tile    [ x  ] Typical settlement cracks are visible.   [    ] N/A
Pool Deck:   [   ] Concrete    [   ] Tile    [   ] Typical settlement cracks are visible.   [ x   ] N/A
Wood Deck:  Visible signs of dry rot?    Yes [   ]     No [   ]    [ x   ] N/A
Walkway:    [ x  ] Concrete    [   ] Brick    [   ] Stone    [   ] Wood
Stairs:  [   ]      [  x ] N/A
Hand Rails:  [   ]     [  x ] N/A
Water Faucets: [ x 

Electric: Entry to building is:    [ x  ] Underground     [   ] Overhead      If overhead, is post secure? [    ] Yes   [   ] No
Exterior Window Frames
: [ x  ] Satisfactory   [   ] Other __________________________________________________
Trees and/or Vegetation
which could affect structure:   [    ] Satisfactory      [ x  ] Other __Trim tree left side. Touches roof.__
Perimeter walls
: Is siding above [ x  ]    or  [   ]  below grade?
Gutters / Downspouts
: Is drainage away from foundation?    Yes [   ]     No [   ]    [  x  ] N/A
Are downspouts secured to wall?
   Yes [   ]     No [   ]    [  x  ] N/A
Electrical Outlets:  GFIC [  x ]    Outlets grounded?   NO  

Other observations:
Note: Any cracks greater than ¼” wide should be evaluated or repaired to prevent washout of earth under the surface.
FOUNDATION / STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

According to FABI Standards of Practice: the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the structural components including foundations and framing. (2) by probing a representative number of structural components where deterioration is suspected or where clear indication of possible deterioration exist. Probing in NOT required when probing damage any finished surface or where no deterioration is visible. The inspector shall describe: (1) the foundation and report the methods used to inspect the under-floor crawl space. (2) the floor structure. (3) the wall structure. (4) the ceiling structure. (5) the roof structure and report the methods used to inspect the attic. The inspector is not required to: (1) provide any engineering service or architectural service. (2) offer an opinion as to the adequacy of any structural system or component. SCOPE OF INSPECTION: The condition of wood framing members that are not visible due to exterior or interior wall and ceiling covering is not within the scope of this inspection. No wall/ceiling covering are removed. This inspection and report does not address wood destroying organisms, insects or pests and is not a WDO inspection report pertaining to Florida statutes. A Wood Destroying Organism, insect and pest inspection by a licensed termite/pest inspector is recommended. WDO, insect or pest damage which may be concealed or which may exist at areas other than those selected for close examination can not be discovered within the scope of this inspection. The possibility of undetected damage is a risk.

EXTERIOR MITIGATION:  NOTE: We are certified to produce the Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection (UMVI) form for insurance companies.
This is NOT a wind mitigation inspection. This is NOT a Four Point inspection.
[    ]  Impact glass   [    ]   Reinforced garage door    [     ]  Vegetation   [ x   ]  A/C Tie Downs     [    ]  N/A
MOLD:  [    ] N/A          Visible External  [    ]     Visible Internal  [  x  ]     Mold Test Recommended ]
Load Bearing Walls: [ x  ]  Concrete block    [   ] Manufactured
Foundation: [    ]  Poured-in-place concrete      [    ]  Concrete block      [ x  ]  Not visible
Inspection of the exposed areas:
[  x  ]  Did NOT reveal any significant cracks     [    ] REVEALED cracks as follows:      [   ]  Revealed only TYPICAL minor diagonal cracks
Crawl Space:  (Minimum 3’ clearance required for inspection.)
[  x  ]  None      [    ]  Slab on ground      [    ]  Partial      [    ]  Full  
Crawl Space Access:   [    ]  Skirting      [    ] Trap Door      [    ]  Stairs     Location:
Inspection of the exposed crawl space areas:
Foundation insulation:        Moisture barrier     [    ]  Intact     [   ]  Separated     [   ]  Not present
Is crawl space ceiling insulated?   Yes  [   ]      No  [   ]             Debris in crawl space   Yes  [   ]   No   [   ]
Ventilation:   [  ]  Adequate   [  ]  Insufficient
Sump pump  is [   ]     is not [   ]     required.        [    ] Standing water present.
NOTES:
CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM

According to FABI Standards of Practice: the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the installed central and through-wall cooling equipment. The inspector shall describe: (1) the energy source. (2) the cooling method by its distinguishing characteristics. The home inspector is not required to: (1) inspect electronic air filters. (2) determine cooling supply adequacy or distribution balance. SCOPE OF INSPECTION: The life expectancy of the air conditioning system is not within the scope of this inspection. The air conditioning inspection is limited to determining if the unit is producing conditioned air on the date of the inspection. Evaluation of the refrigerant charge is not within the scope of this inspection. The dismantling or opening of access panels of the HVAC equipment is not within the scope of this inspection. Digital  thermostats are not tested for operation and not included in this inspection.

Does unit sit level?  [ x ] Yes   [    ]  No        Is operation effected by  vegetation / obstructions?  [    ] Yes   [  x  ]  No    
Distribution System   [ x ]  is    [    ]  is not  shared with the heating system.       Number of zones  [ ONE ]
There  [ x  ] was       [   ] was not      cool air available in each room in each zone.
Type of System:  [    ] Split system   [    ]  Packaged system  [ x ]  Heat pump   [    ] Other             NOTES:
Compressor Location:   Left rear           Mfg:   Lennox  13HPD03623001  TECH DATA LINK    Manufactured:  05/2006
[  x  ]  Exterior condenser coils      [  x  ] Exterior Fan       [ x   ]  Disconnect       Grounded via    [ x  ] Jbox     [    ]  Other
Air Handler Location:   Garage                           MFG:  Lennox     MODEL#:  CB26UH   TECH DATA LINK
[ x   ] Interior condenser coils     [  x  ] Drain Pan     [  x  ] Drain Lines     [  x  ] Disconnect      [  x  ] Blower/Fan
Energy Source:  [ x   ]  Electricity   [    ]  Other       
Duct System:   [   x  ] Flex Duct    [     ] Duct Board   [     ] Metal      [  x   ] Returns   [  x   ]  Registers  
NOTE:  All manufacturers recommend that compressor units NOT BE OPERATED if the outside ambient temperature is below 65˚ F.
 Outside temperature at time of inspection was __79____˚ F.
The air temperature at the intake to the evaporator coil was ____77____ ˚ F
The air temperature at the output to the evaporator coil was    ___62_____˚ F
The temperature differential is _____15_____˚ F
Normal differential is 14˚  to  20˚F

Below 14˚ F with less than cool suction lines may indicate a low charge or refrigerant problem. Above 20˚ F suggest a dirty coil, a dirty filter or an air restriction.

Thermostat(s)    [     ] Manual electric     [  x   ]   Digital     [  x   ] Set Back    Unit Functional ?    [  x  ]  Yes    [    ]  No
NOTES:
CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEM   

According to FABI Standards of Practice: the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the installed central heating equipment. The Inspector shall describe: (1) the energy source. (2) the heating method by its distinguishing characteristics. The home inspector is not required to: (1) inspect electronic air filters. (2) determine heating supply adequacy or distribution balance. SCOPE OF INSPECTION: The life expectancy of the central heating system is not within the scope of this inspection. The central heating inspection is limited to determining if the unit is producing heated air on the date of the inspection.  The dismantling or opening of access panels of the heating equipment is not within the scope of this inspection. Digital  thermostats are not tested for operation and not included in this inspection.

Distribution System:  is [ x   ]    is not [    ]    shared with the cooling system.        Number of zones:  ONE

There was  [ x   ]       was not [    ]      a heat source (register) available in each room in each zone.
Mfg:     Lennox      Model:     CB26UH                  Manufactured:   06/2006                     
[     ] Forced Air      [     ] Electric      [  x   ] Heat Pump      [     ] Boiler
Fuel Source: [  x   ] Electricity      [     ] Oil      [     ] Natural Gas      [     ] LP Gas      [     ] other ________________________
[     ] Pilot and Thermocouple   [     ] Flue Pipe   [     ] Chimney   [     ] Heat Exchanger   [  x   ] Blower   [  x   ] Disconnect/Shut Off
Duct System:  [  x   ] Flex Duct   [     ] Duct Board   [     ] Metal             Returns:    [  x   ]          Registers  [ x   ]
NOTE:: All manufacturers recommend that heat NOT BE OPERATED if the outside ambient temperature is above 65˚ F.
 
Outside temperature at time of inspection: __79___˚ F.
The building is heated by electric resistance [    ] baseboard heaters   [    ] radiant ceiling heat located in each primary room. Each is controlled by  [    ] an integral   [    ] a wall thermostat.
FIREPLACE / WOOD STOVE        NONE [ x  ]
Properties / Type:  [     ] Gas   [     ] Pilot Light   [     ] Wood   [     ] Masonry   [    ] Metal Pre-Fabricated
[     ] Wood Stove   [     ] Damper   [     ] Glass Doors   [     ] Fire Box   [     ] Typical cracks in fire box.   NOTES:
[     ] Chimney   [     ] Flue   [     ] Metal   [     ] Rain Cap   [     ] Saddle   [     ] Flashing   [     ] Combustibles?   [     ] Masonry
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM INSPECTION

According to FABI Standards of Practice: the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the service drop. (2) the service entrance conductors, cables, and raceways. (3) the service equipment and main disconnects. (4) the service grounding. (5) the interior components of service panels and sub panels. (6) the conductors. (7) the overcurrent protection devices. (8) a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles. (9) the ground fault circuit interrupters. The inspector shall describe: (1) the amperage and voltage rating of the service. (2) the location of main disconnect(s) and sub panels. (3) the wiring methods. The inspector shall report: (1) on the presence of solid conductor aluminum branch circuit wiring. (2) on the absence of smoke detectors. The inspector is not required to inspect: (1) the remote control devices unless the device is the only control device. (2) the alarm systems and components. (3) the low voltage wiring, systems and components. (4) the ancillary wiring, systems and components not a part of the primary electrical power distribution system. (5) measure amperage, voltage, or impedance. SCOPE OF INSPECTION: The electrical inspection is limited in scope. If the inspection revealed electrical deficiencies, it is recommended a licensed electrician give a professional opinion on the electrical system. Also, a professional opinion by a licensed electrician is recommended for older homes,  or one with knob and tube wiring or one that has been electrically upgraded (examples: fuses to breakers, new sub panel, new panel box, building additions). The majority of the electrical wiring is concealed in or by wall cavities, sub-floor or slab and attic. As a result,  only a small fraction of the wiring can be visibly inspected.

SERVICE: 
Entry Cable:  Entry cable is  [    ] Copper   [  x   ] Multi-strand aluminum  
Service Drop:   [   x  ] Underground      [     ] Overhead          Amperage:       ] 100   [  x   ] 200   
Voltage:  [ x   ] 120v / 240v
MAIN DISCONNECT:

[  x   ] Circuit Breaker        [     ] Fused main disconnect located
[  x   ] In the top of the Branch Circuit / Main Distribution Panel
[     ] In a “weather resistant” panel located near the meter.
[     ] No Main Disconnect     Number of hand movements to disable the system _ONE______.
There [  x   ] is      [     ] is not   sufficient clearance around panel to access in an emergency.

DISTRIBUTION PANEL:

The branch circuit / distribution panel is located  _____Garage wall_____________________________.
There [   ] are   [ x  ] are not  sub-panels. Location: __________________________________________.
System appears to be grounded by:
[  x   ] Central system ground at meter bank
[     ]  bare copper / aluminum wire connected to
[     ] a cold water pipe   [     ] above water heater   [     ] under sink   [  x   ] ground rod in ground   [     ] near water service
[     ] It WAS NOT possible to determine if the system was properly grounded.

BRANCH CIRCUIT WIRING:

Branch circuit wiring appears to be an appropriate mix of  correctly sized  [   x  ] Copper wire
[     ] Aluminum **consult an electrician**
Circuit Breakers / Fuses:   [  x   ] are   [     ] are NOT compatible with wire size.
Open circuit breaker “holes” exist in the face panel   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No
Wires [     ] do   [  x   ] do NOT enter panel outside of proper wire connectors.
Multiple taps  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No     [  x   ] GFCI Breaker   [  x   ] GFCI Outlets     Open grounds  [    ] Yes   [    ] No 
Reverse polarity?  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No    Wires joined outside of junction box?  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No
Open junction boxes?  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No     Frayed / Exposed Wires  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No
NOTES:
Outlets within (6) six feet of interior plumbing fixtures, carport, garage and exterior walls
[  x   ] were   [     ] were NOT  properly grounded and had  [     ] correct   [     ] incorrect polarity.

SMOKE ALARMS:
[  x   ] Present    [     ] NOT present.    For your safety - change batteries in smoke alarms when you move in.
PLUMBING SYSTEM INSPECTION

According to FABI Standards of Practice: the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the interior water supply and distribution systems including all fixtures and faucets. (2) the drain, waste, and vent systems including all fixtures. (3) the water heating equipment. (4) the vent systems, flues and chimneys. (5) the fuel storage and fuel distribution systems. (6) the drainage sumps, sump pumps, and related piping. The inspector shall describe: (1) the water supply, drain, waste, and vent piping materials. (2) the water heating equipment including the energy source. (3) the location of main water and main fuel shut-off valves. The inspector is not required to inspect: (1) the clothes washing machine connections. (2) the interior of flues or chimneys which are not readily accessible. (3) wells, well pumps, or water storage related equipment. (4) water conditioning systems. (5) solar water heating systems. (6) fire and lawn sprinkler systems. (7) private waste disposal systems. The inspector is not required to determine: (1) whether water supply and waste disposal systems are public or private. (2) the quantity or quality of the water supply. (3) operate safety valves or shut-off valves. SCOPE OF INSPECTION: The majority of the piping for the plumbing system is concealed by walls, sub-floor, slab or attic. As a result, only a small fraction of the plumbing system can be viewed. The interior condition and future serviceability of supply, drain and waste piping is not within the scope of this inspection. The condition of piping under the slab or hidden from view is not within the scope of this inspection. The condition of solar heating and heat recovery units is not within the scope of this inspection. Water heaters that were off at the beginning of the inspection may not be able to be fully assessed/ inspected.

WATER:                [  x   ] Public/Municipal Supply   [     ] Private Well   [     ] Well Pump   [     ] Tank 
[  x   ] Adequate water pressure and volume to provide functional flow to all fixtures.
Main Shut Off Location: Street side_________  Service Piping:  [     ] Copper   [     ] Galvanized Steel   [  x   ] PVC
Interior Water Lines which could be observed are:  [  x   ] Copper   [     ] Galvanized Steel   [  x   ] PVC   [     ] Polybutelyne
[  x   ] Hose Bibs       Anti-siphon devices   [     ] were   [  x   ] were NOT present
WASTE:                [  x   ] Public/Municipal   [     ] Private Septic   
Waste Pipes:  [  x   ] Cast Iron   [     ] Copper   [  x   ] PVC Plastic   [     ] ABS Plastic
[  x   ] Fixtures appeared to have functional drainage (unless noted below) and appeared to be properly vented.
CLEAN OUT LOCATION: ____Street side__________________________________    [     ] was NOT located.
WATER HEATER: is a _52_gallon,  [     ] Gas   [  x   ] Electric   MFG:  RHEEM 82MV52 Recovery Heater  TECH DATA LINK 
Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve   [  x   ] was   [     ] was NOT  properly installed.
Leaks [     ] were   [  x   ] were NOT  observed.   [  x   ] Hot water was present    [  x   ] Grounded  by  Jbox [  x  ]   Other:
Discharge Pipe: [     ] too short   [     ] missing          [  x   ] Adequate clearance to combustibles
KITCHEN PLUMBING:

Sink:  [    ] Single   [  x   ] Double   [     ] Cast Iron/Porcelain   [   x  ] Stainless Steel
Faucets:
 Typical stem leaks noted   [     ] Yes   [   x  ] No       x  ] P-TRAP   [  x   ] Cut-Off Valves
 [  N  ] Disposal   [  x   ] Drains   [  x   ] Air gap for dishwasher   [     ] Instant hot water

BATH, TUB AND SHOWER COMPONENTS
[  x   ] Normal maintenance of caulking and grouting of tiles or other materials on the walls surrounding tubs and showers is advisable.

 

Master Bath #2 Bath #3 1/2 Bath  

SINK (S)

x

 

 

 

TUB x x      

WATER

x

 

 

 

FAUCET

x

R

 

 

 

DRAIN

x

 

 

 

WALLS/TILE

x

 

 

 

 

SHOWER

x

 

 

 

WATER

x

 

 

 

FAUCET

x

as above

 

 

 

DRAIN

x

 

 

 

WALLS/TILE

x

 

 

 

 

COMMODE

x

 

 

 

FLUSH

x

 

 

 

TANK

x

 

 

 

FILL VALVE

x

 

 

 

TANK SEAL

x

 

 

 

 

VENTILATION

x

 

 

 

 

GFCI

non-functional 

 

 

 

 

FIXTURES

 

 

 

 

INTERIOR and APPLIANCE INSPECTION

According to FABI Standards of Practice:  the Inspector shall inspect: (1) the walls, ceiling and floor. (2) a representative number of doors and windows. The inspector is not required to inspect: (1) The paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments. (2) the carpeting. (3) the window treatments (4) the central vacuum systems. (5) the household appliances. (6) recreational facilities. NOTE: The notation of cosmetic discrepancies in not within the scope of this inspection.

FLOORS:   [ x   ] Carpet   [  x   ] Ceramic Tile   [     ] Terrazzo   [     ] Sheet Goods   [     ] Hardwood   [     ] Slab 
                     
Moisture stains?  [     ] Yes   [ x ] No      Moisture stains active?   [     ] Yes      ] No
WALLS [  x   ] Drywall / Plaster   [     ] Wood   [     ] Paneling   [     ] Trim Boards   [     ] Typical drywall seams noted.
TRIM:    Moisture stains?  [     ] Yes   [   x  ] No        Moisture stains active?  [     ] Yes   [     ] No
CEILING:   [ x   ] Drywall / Plaster   [     ] Suspended Tiles   [     ] Metal   [     ] Vaulted   [  x   ] Textured
[     ] Typical   [     ] Sag   [     ] Seam Cracks   [     ] Patched
Moisture stains?  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No        Moisture stains active?  [     ] Yes   [     ] No
STAIRS:     [  x   ] N/A   [     ] Uniformity   [     ] Handrails   [     ] Balconies   [     ] Railings 
DOORS:     [  x   ] Flush   [     ] Panel   [  x   ] Pocket   [     ] Locks   [     ] Knobs   [     ] French Doors
CLOSETS:  [ x   ] Bi-Fold   [  x   ] Louvered   [     ] Paneled   [     ] Pocket   [     ] Track

WINDOWS:
Casement
   [     ] Wood   [     ] Vinyl   [  x   ] Aluminum  [  x   ] Locks   [  x   ] Sills   
[     ] Insulated Glass      [    ]  Shatter-proof / wind-mitigation construction
Glazing / Caulking: 
Cracked / Fogged Panes?   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No    [     ] Skylight flashing
Missing or damaged screens?   x   ] Yes   [   ] No     LOCATION:  Patio side window
Moisture stains?  [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No        Moisture stains active?  [     ] Yes   [     ] No

APPLIANCES:
[ x  ] Dishwasher   [  x  ] was   [   ] was not operated.  [ x ] was   [     ] was not properly secured to counter. [ x   ] Drain   [  x   ] Seals  
[ x  ] Range / Oven   [  x   ] Electric   [   x  ] Elements   [     ] Gas   [     ] Burners   [  x   ] Handles / Dials
When operated __4__ of the _4__ burners were functional.
[  x   ] Vent /Exhaust Fan   [     ] Vents to exterior   [  x   ] Re-Circulates   [     ] Vents to attic      ] not present
[  x   ] Refrigerator / Freezer   Seals functional   Yes [ x    ]   No  [     ]   
[ x    ] Countertops   [  x   ] Cabinets   [  x   ] Floor   [   x  ] Ceiling   [  x   ] Fixtures   [  x   ] Functional GFIC at counter top
SWIMMING POOL INSPECTION     N/A [ x   ]
Fence the pool and enclose self-closing self-latching gates that are out of reach of children.
Secure all windows and doors leading to the pool area.
Keep rescue equipment by the pool.
Place tables and chairs away from the fence to prevent children from climbing into the pool area.
Keep a telephone by the pool so you do not have to leave children unattended while answering  the telephone.
Do not use floatation devices as substitutes for adult supervision.
Keep toys away from the pool. A young child playing could accidentally fall into the water.

SWIMMING POOL:
[     ] Pump(s)   [     ] Motors   [    ] Electrical   [     ] Grounded   [     ] GFCI      ] Timer
Filter is   [     ] Cartridge   [     ] Diatomaceous Earth   [     ] Sand  

[   ] Piping   [   ] Valve Operation   [   ] Pressure Gauge _________PSI.
[     ] Walls   [     ] Shell   [     ] Visible cracks or loose Marcite?   [     ] Tiles
DECK:
   Typical settlement cracks noted   [     ] Yes   [     ] No
Note: Any cracks greater than ¼” wide should be evaluated or repaired to prevent washout of earth under the surface.
[     ] Floor Drain   [     ] Skimmer   [     ] Returns   [     ] Light  [     ] Ladder   [     ] Steps   [     ] Automatic Cleaner
Enclosure screens  (Lanai)  [     ]  Need repair     [     ] Intact
Water Level   [     ] Normal   [     ] Low   [     ] High

POOL HEATERS AND HOT TUBS/JACUZZI ARE OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF THIS INSPECTION.

ROOF and ATTIC INSPECTION
According to FABI Standards of practice: The Inspector shall inspect:(1) the roof covering. (2) the roof drainage systems. (3) the flashings. (4)  the skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations. The inspector shall describe the roof covering and report the methods used to inspect the roof. The inspector shall inspect: (1) the insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces. (2) the ventilation of attics and foundation areas. (3) the mechanical ventilation systems.  (4)  the absence of insulation in unfinished space at conditioned surfaces. The inspector is not required to inspect: (1) antennae. (2) interior of flues or chimneys which are not readily accessible. (3) other installed  accessories. The inspector is not required to: (1) disturb insulation or vapor retarders. (2) determine indoor air quality. IMPORTANT NOTE: The determination of leakage is based upon the visible inspection of the room system on today's inspection. Conditions change from day to day and the absence of visible leakage in not an indication that the roof will remain watertight in the future. The life expectancy of the roof is not within the scope of this inspection. The roof inspection is not a warranty or guarantee. Metal roofing over Florida rooms/porches, pool decks, carports, etc. are not considered permanent structures. This type of roof often experiences leakage and is specifically excluded from this inspection.

ROOF:
Comments:  Roof is less than 5 years old.

MATERIALS:     [  x   ] Asphalt Shingles   [     ] Built-Up   [     ] Membrane   [     ] Clay Tile   [     ] Slate   [     ] Metal
There appear to be [  x   ] 1   [     ]  2,   or [     ] more layers of shingles present            [     ]  Not visible / Not accessible

CONDITION:                [  x   ] Excellent   [     ] Good   [     ] Fair      ] Marginal   [     ] Immediate attention required.
Typical de-granulation
:      ] Yes   [  x   ] No   Curling:   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No   Cracking:   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No
Wind Damage:
   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No   Exposed Felt:    [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No   Nail Protrusions:   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No 
Repairs evident ?   [    ] Yes     [  x  ] No 

Hip / Ridge
Damage:   [     ] Yes   [  x   ] No
Flashings are:   [     ] Galvanized sheet metal   [  x   ] Half lap valleys
Roof Penetrations
appear to be:   [  x   ] Properly   [     ] Marginally   [     ] Not adequately   flashed and sealed.
Flashing Boots:
   [     ] Need   [  x   ] Do NOT need   sealing / replacing.

Roof Drainage consists of:   [    ] None   [     ] Continuous   [  x   ] Sectional   
[     ] Gutters need normal maintenance and cleaning.   Downspout extensions needed:   [  x ] Yes   [     ] No 

ATTIC:  Accessible through  [  x   ] Hatch in ceiling of: __Laundry room_____________  [     ] Door located in ________________
Attic was NOT accessible due to: ___________________________________________________________________
Roof Structure:
    [    ]  Not visible   [    ]  Factory truss   [  x  ] Joist and Rafter   [    ]  Beam and Deck  [ NO ]  Reinforced tie-down straps
Sheathing:
     [  x  ]  Plywood     ]  OSB/ Press Board   [    ]  1" x ___lumber spaced _________________
Leading edge deterioration
noted:   Yes  [    ]   No  [ x   ]
Attic insulation: 
[   x  ] Batt      ] Loose fill   [ x    ] Estimated “R” factor: ___25_________.
Moisture:
   [     ] Active moisture detected.   [     ] Stains present   [  x   ] NO moisture detected.
Attic ventilation:
   [  x   ] Roof vents      ] Ridge vents   [     ] Gable vents   [   x  ] Soffit vents   [     ] Fan (s)
Attic ventilation appears to be   [  x   ] Adequate   [     ] NOT adequate.
ROOF SHAPE:   [ x  ]  Gable   [   ]  HIP   [   ]  Flat   [   ] Other

Interior exhaust fans were vented   [     ] into attic   [  x   ] through roof / wall

The absence of moisture does not necessarily mean that the roof is not leaking, only that no active evidence was noted at the time of this inspection. Moisture stains should be monitored closely.

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