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  • 1. INSPECTION REPORT For the Property at: 120 PARADISE DRIVE FLORENCE, SC 29501Prepared for: HAPPY HOME BUYER, % THE BEST REALTORS Inspection Date: Monday, February 14, 2011 Prepared by: TOM ROBERTSON EXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC. 2304 TIMBERLANE DRIVE FLORENCE, SC 29506 843-407-5281 843-669-2940 Fax: 843-229-6400 CELL
  • 2. February 19, 2011Dear HAPPY HOME BUYER, % THE BEST REALTORS,RE: Report No. 2448, v.2120 PARADISE DRIVEFLORENCE, SC29501At your request a visual inspection of the above referenced property was conducted. This inspection report reflects thevisual conditions of the property at the time of the inspections only. Hidden or concealed defects cannot be included inthis report. No warranty is either expressed or implied. This report is not an insurance policy, nor a warranty service.NOTE: SEE SHORT SLIDE PRESENTATION IN SEPARATE E-MAIL SHOWING SOME ITEMS LISTED IN THERECOMMENDATION SECTION OF THE HOME INSPECTION REPORT.An earnest effort was made on your behalf to discover all visible defects, however, in the event of an oversight, maximumliability must be limited to the fee paid. The following is an opinion report, expressed as a result of the inspection.Please take time to review limitations contained in the inspection agreement. Your inspector is a home inspectiongeneralist and is not acting as a specialist, licensed engineer or expert in any specific trade or craft. The inspection is nottechnically exhaustive and is not a substitute for obtaining specialized evaluation of any particular component, unit, orfeature of the structure, nor is it a home warranty, guarantee, insurance policy, or substitute for a statutory propertydisclosure form. PLEASE REVIEW THE FULL INSPECTION REPORT.REPORT SUMMARY:Overall, the home appears to be constructed in a workmanlike manner, consistent with the local building methods ineffect at the time of construction. However in accordance with prevailing local real estate purchase agreements, theitems listed in the report needing service, repair and/ or further evaluation are recommended to be addressed or furtherevaluated.Some of these items may likely require further evaluation and repair by proper licensed contractor. Other minor itemsare also noted in the following report and should receive attention, but none of them appear to affect the habitability ofthe house. The majority are the result of normal construction process and normal use. Some cosmetic items are notincluded in report or summary.Thank you for selecting EXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC. to do your HOME inspection. If you have any questionsregarding the inspection report or the home, please feel free to call us.Sincerely,TOM ROBERTSONSincerely,TOM ROBERTSONon behalf ofEXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC.
  • 3. 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011 EXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC. 2304 TIMBERLANE DRIVE FLORENCE, SC 29506 843-407-5281 843-229-6400 CELL Fax: 843-669-2940
  • 4. Report No. 2448, v.2INSPECTION AGREEMENT120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011PARTIES TO THE AGREEMENTCompany ClientEXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC. HAPPY HOME BUYER, % THE2304 TIMBERLANE DRIVE BEST REALTORSFLORENCE, SC 29506This is an agreement between HAPPY HOME BUYER, % THE BEST REALTORS and EXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC..EXPERTISE UNLIMITED, INC., 2304 TIMBERLANE DRIVE, FLORENCE. S.C. 29506Home Inspection Agreement INSPECTION COST $.Between Tom M. Robertson, Expertise Unlimited, Inc (Hereinafter "INSPECTOR") and the undersigned (hereinafter"CLIENT"), collectively referred to herein as "the parties." The Parties Understand and Voluntarily Agree as follows:I. INSPECTOR agrees to perform a visual inspection of the home/building and to provide CLIENT with a writteninspection report identifying the defects that INSPECTOR both observed and deemed material. INSPECTOR may offercomments as a courtesy, but these comments will not comprise the bargained-for report. The report is onlysupplementary to the sellers disclosure.2. Unless otherwise inconsistent with this Agreement or not possible, INSPECTOR agrees to perform the inspection inaccordance to the currentStandards of Practice of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors posted at click here and/or the Standardsof Practice of The American Society of Home Inspectors click here CLIENT understands that these standards containcertain limitations, exceptions, and exclusions.3. The inspection and report are performed and prepared for the use of CLIENT, who MAY GIVE INSPECTORpermission to discuss observations with real estate agents, owners, repair persons, and other interested parties.INSPECTOR accepts no responsibility for use or misinterpretation by third parties.INSPECTORS inspection of the property and the accompanying report are in no way intended to be a guarantee orwarranty, express or implied, regarding the future use, operability, habitability or suitability of the home/building or itscomponents. Any and all warranties express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particularpurpose, are expressly excluded by this Agreement.4. INSPECTOR assumes no liability for the cost of repair or replacement of unreported defects or deficiencies eithercurrent or arising in the future if it is determined the items were not accessible for inspection.CLIENT waives any claim for consequential, exemplary, special or incidental damages or for the loss of the use of thehome/buildingif the CLIENT has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The parties acknowledge that the liquidateddamages are not intended as a penalty but are intended (I) to reflect the fact that actual damages may be difficult andimpractical to ascertain; (II) to allocate risk among the INSPECTOR and CLIENT; and (III) to enable the INSPECTOR toperform the inspection at the stated fee.5. INSPECTOR does not perform engineering, architectural, or any other job function requiring an occupational license inthe jurisdiction where the inspection is taking place, unless the inspector holds a valid occupational license, in which casehe/she may inform the CLIENT that he is so licensed, and is therefore qualified to go beyond this basic home inspection,and for additional fee, perform additional inspections beyond those within the scope of the basic home inspection. Anyagreement for such additional inspections shall be in a separate writing or noted here:6. In the event of a claim against INSPECTOR, CLIENT agrees to supply INSPECTOR with the following: (I) Writtennotification of adverse conditions within 14 days of discovery, and (2) Access to the premises. Failure to comply with the
  • 5. Report No. 2448, v.2INSPECTION AGREEMENT120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011above conditions will release INSPECTOR and its agents from any and all obligations or liability of any kind.7. The parties agree that any litigation arising out of this Agreement shall be filed only in the Court having jurisdiction inthe County in which the INSPECTOR has its principal place of business. In the event that CLIENT fails to prove anyadverse claims against INSPECTOR in a court of law, CLIENT agrees to pay all legal costs, expenses and fees ofINSPECTOR in defending said claims.8. If any court declares any provision of this Agreement invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain ineffect. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between the parties. All prior communications are merged intothis Agreement, and there are no terms or conditions other than those set forth herein. No statement or promise ofINSPECTOR or its agents shall be binding unless reduced to writing and signed by INSPECTOR. No change ormodification shall be enforceable against any party unless such change or modification is in writing and signed by theparties. This Agreement shall be binding upon and enforceable by the parties and their heirs, executors, administrators,successors and assignees. CLIENT shall have no cause of action against INSPECTOR after one year from the date ofthe inspection.9. The maximum liability the inspector has to the Client is the cost of the inspection.10. Payment of the fee to INSPECTOR (less any deposit noted above) is due at or before the time of closing. If the homeis not closed within 45 days from the inspection date the full fee is due on the 45th day. Credit card payment is acceptedby Expertise Unlimited, Inc. for an additional fee of $15.00 .The CLIENT agrees to pay all legal and time expenses incurred in collecting due payments, including attorneys fees, ifany. If CLIENT is a corporation, LLC, or similar entity, the person signing this Agreement on behalf of such entity doespersonally guaranty payment of the fee by the entity.CLIENT HAS CAREFULLY READ THE FOREGOING, AGREES TO IT, AND ACKNOWLEDGES RECEIPT OF A COPYOF THIS AGREEMENT_________________________ _______________________________________________Tom M. Robertson, Inspector CLIENT OR REPRESENTATIVEExpertise Unlimited, Inc. Printed Name, and address:____________________________________________________________________________________________E-mail address: _____________________________________I, HAPPY HOME BUYER, % THE BEST REALTORS (Signature)___________________________,(Date)_______________, have read, understood and accepted the terms of this agreement.
  • 6. Report No. 2448, v.2 REPORT SUMMARY- ITEMS OF MOST CONCERN 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Thank you for the privilege of helping you with your home purchase. Potentially significant items, or immediate safety issues over the short term are identified in the summary section. This summary must not be considered as the complete report. The full report may include items the buyer may request to be addressed, other text and reference material and other items that the buyer should be aware of are included in the full report. Structure FOUNDATIONS Foundation Condition: Newer type sealed or encapsulated crawlspace system observed. Location: Crawl Space Task: Request disclosure from the seller as to operation and maintenance of the system. Confirm that the Termite control company holding the bond is satisfied with the system. Insulation and Ventilation FLOORS Floors over unheated areas Condition: No floor insulation observed. Only floor system insulation observed is at the perimeter of the crawlspace. Location: Crawl Space Task: Request disclosure- confirm that this is as recommended for the sealed or encapsulated crawlspace system used. Plumbing FIXTURES AND FAUCETS Toilet Condition: Toilets not sealed at floor connections. This is NOW recommended to improve ease of cleaning and other sanitary reasons. NOTE: Not enforced in this area by local authority having jurisdiction. Location: Various Bathroom Task: Improve Page 1 of 38
  • 7. Report No. 2448, v.2 REPORT SUMMARY- ITEMS OF MOST CONCERN 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 1. Interior DOORS Hardware Condition: Garage man door into home and rear screen door need minor adjustment at hardware side entrance does not have a door stop. Location: Various Task: Improve2. 3. Page 2 of 38
  • 8. Report No. 2448, v.2 REPORT SUMMARY- ITEMS OF MOST CONCERN 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 4. GARAGE Vehicle door operators Condition: Adjustment needed to open or close limits The pressure return activation load appears to exceed the recommend 60 lbs. at garage doors. Warning label for garage door operators observed near wall controls but not on garage doors. Implication(s): Equipment not operating properly Location: Garage Task: Improve- adjustments recommended.- maintenance type item. Safety concern. Proper warning labels recommended. 5. The following rating reflects both the original quality of construction and the current condition of the home, based on a comparison to similar homes: VERY GOOD BASE ON ITEMS THAT ARE ACCESSIBLE FOR OBSERVATION. THE HOME APPEARS TO BE STABLE AND FUNCTIONAL. THE HOME APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN CONSTRUCTED USING MEANS AND Page 3 of 38
  • 9. Report No. 2448, v.2 REPORT SUMMARY- ITEMS OF MOST CONCERN 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE METHODS IN COMMON USE IN THIS AREA AT THIS TIME WITH SOME FEATURES WELL ABOVE THE NORMAL. SEVERAL ITEMS APPEARS TO NEED SOME VERY MINOR REPAIRS, AND/ OR POSSIBLE FURTHER EVALUATION. Review the full inspection report for other items that may be of concern to the buyer. SOME ITEMS NOTED IN THE REPORT MAY NOT BE ENFORCED IN THIS AREA AT THIS TIME BUT ARE INCLUDED FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE BUYER FOR SAFETY AND FUNCTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS. This is the end of the REPORT SUMMARY section. The remainder of the report deals with individual systems in more detail. Please read each section carefully as some items the buyer may request be addressed are included in the full report.. Page 4 of 38
  • 10. Report No. 2448, v.2 ROOFING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description Sloped roofing material: No signs of active leaks observed. Recommend the buyers insurance company certify coverage of roofing in present condition. Architectural type shingles observed. Flashing areas at roof appear to be functional. Hip type roof. Gable Roof Sloped roofing material: Composition shingles 6. Limitations General: Although the shingles appears to be stable and functional, it is noted that underlayment, nailing pattern and location can not be determined without intrusive inspection. Page 5 of 38
  • 11. Report No. 2448, v.2 EXTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description General: Functional 3 car garage observed at left end front of the home. 7. General: Concrete slab at left rear yard exposed anchor bolts could be a trip hazard. 8. Page 6 of 38
  • 12. Report No. 2448, v.2 EXTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE General: Covered side entrance. 9. General: Concrete drive and walks appear to be functional with normal minor weathering and cracks observed. 10. General: Some planting and ground cover observed. Page 7 of 38
  • 13. Report No. 2448, v.2 EXTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 11. General: Signs of a yard sprinkler system observed. Function not checked. Recommend the seller be consulted as to operation, condition, and location it sprinkler system items. 12. General: Covered front entrance area observed. Page 8 of 38
  • 14. Report No. 2448, v.2 EXTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 13. General: A functional sprinkler system observed. Controls in garage. Note: Appears to be off for winter weather. General: Covered rear porch observed. Note: Screen type porch. Appears to be functional. 14. Page 9 of 38
  • 15. Report No. 2448, v.2 EXTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Gutter & downspout material: None observed. Lot slope: Some storm water may stand at yard areas for a time during and after rain, Wall surfaces - masonry: Vinyl and metal trim observed. Wall surfaces - masonry: Brick Wall surfaces : Cementous siding Driveway: Concrete No performance issues were noted. Walkway: Concrete No performance issues were noted. Exterior steps: Hand rails observed at steps. Exterior steps: Brick Page 10 of 38
  • 16. Report No. 2448, v.2 STRUCTURE 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description Configuration: Crawlspace dry at the time of inspection. Configuration: Crawl space Newer type sealed or encapsulated crawlspace observed. Exhaust fan system observed in crawlspace. No source of makeup air observed.15. 16. Slab-on-gradeat garage areas. Garage floor has been sealed. Piers 17. Page 11 of 38
  • 17. Report No. 2448, v.2 STRUCTURE 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Foundation material: Sealed type crawlspace observed. Crawlspace access by metal panel at left end foundation wall. Crawlspace access by metal panel at right end foundation wall. Foundation material: Poured concrete Masonry block Brick Floor construction: Recommend the CL-100 (Termite) report be consulted for additional information about crawlspace conditions and recommendations. Joist and sills. Floor construction: Subfloor - OSB (Oriented Strand Board) Exterior wall construction: Wood frame Wood frame, brick veneer Roof and ceiling framing: Attic bracing observed. 18. Roof and ceiling framing: Some floored storage area observed in attic. 19. Page 12 of 38
  • 18. Report No. 2448, v.2 STRUCTURE 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Roof and ceiling framing: Lower Attic access by wall panels at several areas at second floor. Roof and ceiling framing: Attic access by door off second floor hall. Roof and ceiling framing: Attic access by doors and/ or panels off second floor areas. Roof and ceiling framing: Rafter ties observed. Roof and ceiling framing: Rafters/roof joists OSB (Oriented Strand Board) sheathing Limitations Inspection limited/prevented by: no access to wall framing systems. Some areas of attic not accessible due to type construction. Furnishings and floor coverings. Below grade areas at foundation. Inspection limited/prevented by: Storage Insulation Recommendations FOUNDATIONS Foundation 1. Condition: Newer type sealed or encapsulated crawlspace system observed. Location: Crawl Space Task: Request disclosure from the seller as to operation and maintenance of the system. Confirm that the Termite control company holding the bond is satisfied with the system. Page 13 of 38
  • 19. Report No. 2448, v.2 ELECTRICAL 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description Service entrance cable and location: Underground aluminum Service size: 400 Amps (240 Volts) Main disconnect/service box rating: 200 Amps 2 disconnect panels observed at the electrical service entrance located at the right end of the home. 20. Main disconnect/service box type and location: Breakers -exterior wall System grounding material and type: metal ground rod Distribution panel rating: 200 Amps Distribution panel type and location: Breakers located in laundry room wall. Page 14 of 38
  • 20. Report No. 2448, v.2 ELECTRICAL 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 21. Distribution wire material and type: Copper - non-metallic sheathed Type and number of outlets (receptacles): Random outlets checked. Type and number of outlets (receptacles): Grounded - typical Circuit interrupters: Ground Fault (GFCI) & Arc Fault (AFCI): GFCI - bathroom GFCI - outside GFCI - panel G FCI - whirlpool GFCI - garage GFCI - kitchen AFCI - panel AFCI - bedroom Smoke detectors: A functional alarm system observed. Recommend the seller be consulted as to condition and operation of system. 22. Page 15 of 38
  • 21. Report No. 2448, v.2 ELECTRICAL 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Smoke detectors: Speaker system with controls observed. Smoke detectors: Phone and TV outlets observed. Smoke detectors: Present Page 16 of 38
  • 22. Report No. 2448, v.2 HEATING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description Fuel/energy source: Gas For fireplace, cook top, and water heater. Electricity System type: 1 Package and one split heat pump type systems located at right end exterior. Note: Interior air handler for split system for second floor located in upper attic area. Systems appeared to function properly in heat mode at the time of inspection.23. 24. 25. Page 17 of 38
  • 23. Report No. 2448, v.2 HEATING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Approximate capacity: 90M to 100M BTUs each estimated. Efficiency: Mid-efficiency Approximate age: 1 year +/- in operation. Failure probability: Low Main fuel shut off at: Meter located at the right side exterior of the home. Secondary cut offs observed at water heater and gas logs. 26. Temperature difference: 35° Fireplace: Gas logs at rear screen porch fire box. No chimney. Logs functional at the time of inspection. Page 18 of 38
  • 24. Report No. 2448, v.2 HEATING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 27. Factory-built for family room fireplace. No logs installed at interior fireplace. For vent free gas logs only. 28. Page 19 of 38
  • 25. Report No. 2448, v.2 COOLING & HEAT PUMP 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description General: Duct system located in crawlspace. 29. General: Duct system located in attic area. Appeared to be functional at time of inspection. 30. Page 20 of 38
  • 26. Report No. 2448, v.2 COOLING & HEAT PUMP 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE General: Air handler located in attic area. Has catch pan, overflow cut off and condensation drain lines. Heat pump type: Air source Manufacturer: Bryant Cooling capacity: 3 ton +/-. Note: at the split system. Cooling capacity: 5+/- tons. Note: at the package system Compressor approximate age: 1 year +/- in service. Failure probability: Low Based on operation of the systems in the heat mode only. Temperature difference: Thermostats appeared to be functional. Return air filters installed and clean at time of inspection.31. 32. Limitations Inspection limited/prevented by: Low outdoor temperature Page 21 of 38
  • 27. Report No. 2448, v.2 INSULATION AND VENTILATION 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description Attic/roof insulation material: Loose blown type. 33. Attic/roof insulation material: Some areas of batt insulation observed in attic area. Attic/roof insulation amount/value: Appears to be as now recommended at ceiling areas in attic. Attic/roof ventilation: Soffit vent Gable vent Ridge vent Wall insulation material: Exterior wall probed at electrical outlet. Insulation present. 34. Page 22 of 38
  • 28. Report No. 2448, v.2 INSULATION AND VENTILATION 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Wall insulation amount/value: Spot checked only Floor above crawlspace insulation material: Glass fiber At perimeter of crawlspace only. Crawlspace ventilation: Sealed type crawlspace. Recommend the seller be consulted as to type and maintenance recommended for this type crawlspace. Air/vapor barrier: Plastic Appears to be newer type sealed crawlspace. 35. Recommendations FLOORS Floors over unheated areas 2. Condition: No floor insulation observed. Only floor system insulation observed is at the perimeter of the crawlspace. Location: Crawl Space Task: Request disclosure- confirm that this is as recommended for the sealed or encapsulated crawlspace system used. Page 23 of 38
  • 29. Report No. 2448, v.2 PLUMBING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description General: The bath areas appear to be functional. No signs of active leaks observed at time of inspection. General: A functional whirlpool tub observed.36. 37. General: Bath vent fans functional at time of inspection. Piping to vented areas observed at some bath vent fans. Note: Appear to be piped to vented areas in the soffit. 38. Page 24 of 38
  • 30. Report No. 2448, v.2 PLUMBING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Water supply source: Public Service piping into building: Plastic Supply piping in building: Plastic 39. Main water shut off valve at the: Located at the front lot line area. Note: near center. Main water shut off valve at the: Meter Water flow (pressure): Functional Water heater fuel/energy source: Newer type instant gas water heater located at the right end exterior of the home. Note: Control thermostat for water heater located in hall closet near master bedroom.40. 41. Page 25 of 38
  • 31. Report No. 2448, v.2 PLUMBING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Water heater fuel/energy source: Gas Water heater type: Tankless/indirect Tank capacity: adequate for home. Water heater approximate age: 1 year +/- in service Water heater failure probability: Low Waste disposal system: Public Waste piping in building: Plastic 42. Recommendations FIXTURES AND FAUCETS Toilet 3. Condition: Toilets not sealed at floor connections. This is NOW recommended to improve ease of cleaning and other sanitary reasons. NOTE: Not enforced in this area by local authority having jurisdiction. Location: Various Bathroom Task: Improve Page 26 of 38
  • 32. Report No. 2448, v.2 PLUMBING 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 43. Page 27 of 38
  • 33. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description General: Interior finishes appear to be functional with minor finish flaws observed. Recommend the buyer compile a list of cosmetic items of concern. Note: Some typical items pictured. Item appear to be typical and minor.44. 45.46. 47. Page 28 of 38
  • 34. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 48. General: No testing for mold or other toxic items included in this inspection. See information in contract for additional recommendations about possible toxic items. Major floor finishes: Interior doors appear to be functional with minor use and finish flaws observed. Major floor finishes: Hard Tile Major floor finishes: Interior stairs and hand rails. 49. Page 29 of 38
  • 35. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Major floor finishes: Carpet Hardwood Major wall finishes: drywall type. Major ceiling finishes: Dry wall type. Windows: Vinyl windows observed. Windows: No screens installed. Windows: Single hung type Windows: Sky lights Note: None observed. Windows: Fixed Glazing: Vacuum seals appear to be intact at this time. Glazing: Double Exterior doors - type/material: Garage from home to garage appears to be proper fire rated type. 50. Exterior doors - type/material: Garage door, automatic operator and safety returns functional at time of inspection. Exterior doors - type/material: Hinged French Wood at jamb and trim areas. Metal Garage door - metal Page 30 of 38
  • 36. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Oven type: Conventional Convection Oven fuel: Electricity Range fuel: Gas Appliances: Appliances appeared to be functional at time of inspection. Appliances: Functional stainless steel sink and hand held spray observed. Appliances: Functional bar sink area observed. 51. Appliances: Ice maker connection observed. Appliances: Slide in type range. Appliances: Functional laundry sink observed. Appliances: Pictures of appliances Page 31 of 38
  • 37. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE52. 53. Appliances: Cabinets appear to be factory or shop built type. Appliances: Granite type kitchen counter tops. Appliances: Refrigerator Range hood Up draft venting 54. Dishwasher Waste disposal Page 32 of 38
  • 38. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Central vacuum 55. Laundry facilities: dryer vent. 56. Laundry facilities: Sink in laundry area. Page 33 of 38
  • 39. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE 57. Laundry facilities: Hot/cold water supply Vented to outside58. 59. 120-Volt outlet 240-Volt outlet Waste standpipe Page 34 of 38
  • 40. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Recommendations DOORS Hardware 4. Condition: Garage man door into home and rear screen door need minor adjustment at hardware side entrance does not have a door stop. Location: Various Task: Improve60. 61. 62. GARAGE Vehicle door operators 5. Condition: Adjustment needed to open or close limits The pressure return activation load appears to exceed the recommend 60 lbs. at garage doors. Warning label for garage door operators observed near wall controls but not on garage doors. Implication(s): Equipment not operating properly Location: Garage Page 35 of 38
  • 41. Report No. 2448, v.2 INTERIOR 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Task: Improve- adjustments recommended.- maintenance type item. Safety concern. Proper warning labels recommended. 63. Page 36 of 38
  • 42. Report No. 2448, v.2 SITE INFO 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE Description Weather: Sunny Ground was dry Approximate temperature: 50° Attendees: Seller Seller left before the inspection was complete. Access to Home Provided by: Seller’s agent Seller Lockbox Occupancy: There was no one home during the inspection. The home was furnished during the inspection. Utilities: All utilities were on during the inspection. The water service is public. The plumbing waste disposal system is public. Approximate inspection start and end time: The inspection started at 9:00 a.m. The inspection ended at 11:30 a.m. Approximate age of home: 1 to 5 years Approximate size of home: 3500 ft.² to 4000 ft.² Building type: Detached home Number of dwelling units: Single-family Number of stories: Two Below grade area: Crawlspace Garage, carport and outbuildings: Attached three-car garage END OF REPORT Page 37 of 38
  • 43. Report No. 2448, v.2 REFERENCE LIBRARY 120 PARADISE DRIVE, FLORENCE, SC February 14, 2011REPORT SUM ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIOR SITE INFO REFERENCE The links below connect you to a series of documents that will help you understand your home and how it works. The body of the report contains specific information about your home. Many report items have related links that provide you more information about that particular component or issue. This Library is a broad reference tool. For example, if you want to know the difference between asphalt shingles and wood shingles, you can look in here. If you have a conventional furnace and are trying to decide whether to upgrade to a mid-efficiency or high-efficiency furnace, this information may be helpful. If your home does not have air conditioning, but you are thinking about adding it, there is helpful information for you in here. The Library is broken into nine house systems: Roofing, Exterior, Structure, Electrical, Heating, Cooling, Insulation, Plumbing and Interior. Click on any link to read about that system. 1. Roofing and Chimney 2. Exterior 3. Structure 4. Electrical 5. Heating 6. Cooling 7. Insulation 8. Plumbing 9. Interior Page 38 of 38