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  • 1. INSPECTION REPORT For the Property at:12202 HARTSOOK STREET VALLEY VILLAGE, CA 91607 Prepared for: ERIC KITEIInspection Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Prepared by: ROD BLOWERS APB Pillar 2 Post 24050 Whitewater Dr Valencia, CA 91354 818-324-0059...661-260-3662 www.pillartopost.com rblowers3@yahoo.com The best home inspection experience available.
  • 2. January 12, 2011Dear Eric Kitei,RE: Report No. 114112202 Hartsook StreetValley Village, CA91607Thanks very much for choosing us to perform your home inspection. The inspection itself and the attached report complywith the requirements of the Standards of Practice of our national Association. This document defines the scope of ahome inspection.Clients sometimes assume that a home inspection will include many things that are beyond the scope. We encourageyou to read the Standards of Practice so that you clearly understand what things are included in the home inspection andreport.The report has been prepared for the exclusive use of our client. No use by third parties is intended. We will not beresponsible to any parties for the contents of the report, other than the party named herein .The report is effectively a snapshot of the house, recording the conditions on a given date and time. Home inspectorscannot predict future behavior, and as such, we cannot be responsible for things that occur after the inspection. Ifconditions change, we are available to revisit the property and update our report.The report itself is copyrighted, and may not be used in whole or in part without our express written permission.Again, thanks very much for choosing us to perform your home inspection.Sincerely,ROD BLOWERSon behalf ofAPB Pillar 2 Post APB Pillar 2 Post 24050 Whitewater Dr Valencia, CA 91354 818-324-0059...661-260-3662 www.pillartopost.com rblowers3@yahoo.com
  • 3. INVOICEJanuary 12, 2011Client: Eric KiteiReport No. 1141For inspection at:12202 Hartsook StreetValley Village, CA91607on: Wednesday, January 12, 2011Home inspection $350.00 Total $350.00 APB Pillar 2 Post 24050 Whitewater Dr Valencia, CA 91354 818-324-0059...661-260-3662 www.pillartopost.com rblowers3@yahoo.com
  • 4. Report No. 1141INSPECTION AGREEMENT www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011PARTIES TO THE AGREEMENTCompany ClientAPB Pillar 2 Post Eric Kitei24050 Whitewater DrValencia, CA 91354This is an agreement between Eric Kitei and APB Pillar 2 Post.PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING.The Inspection of this property is subject to the Limitations and Conditions set out in this Agreement. It is based on avisual examination of the readily accessible features of the building. The Inspection is performed in accordance with theStandards of Practice of our national association. A copy of these Standards is available at click hereThe Home Inspectors report is an opinion of the present condition of the property. The Inspection and report are not aguarantee, warranty or an insurance policy with regards to the property.The inspection report is for the exclusive use of the client named above. No use of the information by any other party isintended.LIMITATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF THE HOME INSPECTIONThese Limitations and Conditions explain the scope of your Home Inspection.Please read them carefully before signing this Agreement.The purpose of your Home Inspection is to evaluate the general condition of a property. This includes determiningwhether systems are still performing their intended functions.There are limitations to the scope of this Inspection. It provides a general overview of the more obvious repairs that maybe needed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list. The ultimate decision of what to repair or replace is yours. Onehomeowner may decide that certain conditions require repair or replacement, while another will not.1. The Home Inspection provides you with a basic overview of the condition of the property. Because your HomeInspector has only a limited amount of time to go through the property, the Inspection is not technically exhaustive. If youhave concerns about any of the conditions noted, please consult the text that is referenced in the report.Some conditions noted, such as foundation cracks or other signs of settling in a house, may either be cosmetic or mayindicate a potential structural problem that is beyond the scope of the Home Inspection.If you are concerned about any conditions noted in the report, we strongly recommend that you consult a qualifiedlicensed contractor or engineering specialist. These professionals can provide a more detailed analysis of anyconditions noted in the report at an additional cost.2. A Home Inspection does not include identifying defects that are hidden behind walls, floors or ceilings. This includeswiring, structure, plumbing and insulation that is hidden or inaccessible.Some intermittent conditions may not be obvious on a Home Inspection because they only happen under certaincircumstances. As an example, your Home Inspector may not discover leaks that occur only during certain weatherconditions or when a specific tap or appliance is being used in everyday life.Home Inspectors will not find conditions that may only be visible when storage or furniture is moved. Inspectors do not THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS
  • 5. Report No. 1141INSPECTION AGREEMENT www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011remove wall coverings, including wallpaper, or lift flooring, including carpet to look underneath.A Home Inspection is a sampling exercise with respect to house components that are numerous, such as bricks,windows and electrical receptacles. As a result, some conditions that are visible may go un-reported.3. The Inspection does not include hazardous materials that may be in or behind the walls, floors or ceilings of theproperty.This includes building materials that are now suspected of posing a risk to health such as phenol-formaldehyde andurea-formaldehyde based products, fiberglass insulation and vermiculite insulation. The Inspector does not identifyasbestos roofing, siding, wall, ceiling or floor finishes, insulation or fire proofing. We do not look for lead or other toxicmetals in such things as pipes, paint or window coverings.The Inspection does not deal with environmental hazards such as the past use of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides orpesticides. The Inspector does not look for, or comment on, the past use of including chemical termite treatments in oraround the property.4. We are not responsible for, and do not comment on, the quality of air in a building. The Inspector does not try todetermine if there are irritants, pollutants, contaminants, or toxic materials in or around the building. The Inspection doesnot include spores, fungus, mold or mildew including that which may be concealed behind walls or under floors, forexample. You should note that whenever there is water damage, there is a possibility that visible or concealed mold ormildew may be present unseen behind a wall, floor or ceiling.If anyone in the home suffers from allergies or heightened sensitivity to quality of air, we strongly recommend that youconsult a qualified Environmental Consultant who can test for toxic materials, mold and allergens.5. Your Home Inspector does not look for and is not responsible for, fuel oil, septic or gasoline tanks that may be buriedon the property.If fuel oil or other storage tanks remain on the property, you may be responsible for their removal and the safe disposal ofany contaminated soil. If you suspect there is a buried tank, we strongly recommend that you retain a qualifiedEnvironmental Consultant to determine whether this is a potential problem.6. We will have no liability for any claim or complaint if conditions have been disturbed, altered, repaired, replaced, orotherwise changed before we have had a reasonable period of time to investigate.I have read, understood, and accepted the above Limitations and Conditions of this Home Inspection.I, Eric Kitei (Signature)___________________________, (Date)_______________, have read, understood andaccepted the terms of this agreement. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS
  • 6. Report No. 1141SUMMARY www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCENote: For the purpose of this report the building is considered to be facing North.This Summary outlines potentially significant issues from a cost or safety standpoint. This section is provided as acourtesy and cannot be considered a substitute for reading the entire report. Please read the complete document. Priority Maintenance ItemsThis concludes the Summary section.The remainder of the report describes each of the homes systems and also details any recommendations we have forimprovements. Limitations that restricted our inspection are included as well.The suggested time frames for completing recommendations are based on the limited information available during apre-purchase home inspection. These may have to be adjusted based on the findings of specialists. Home Improvement - ballpark costs THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 1 of 14
  • 7. Report No. 1141ROOFING www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionSloped roofing material: Asphalt shinglesGarage roof is older, noted the ridge cap is damaged, repair. Recommend contacting a licensed specialist for furtherevaluation / rectification.1. 2. Asphalt shinglesShingles last 15 to 20 years. Request receipt for warranty. Recommend contacting a licensed specialist for furtherevaluation. 3. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 2 of 14
  • 8. Report No. 1141EXTERIOR www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionGutter & downspout material: AluminumGutter & downspout type: Eave mountedGutter & downspout discharge: Above gradeLot slope: FlatWall surfaces : StuccoSoffit and fascia: WoodDriveway: ConcretePorch: ConcreteExterior steps: BrickHandrail is missing on back steps, improve. Recommend contacting a licensed specialist for further evaluation /rectification.4. 5.Patio: BrickFence: Wood THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 3 of 14
  • 9. Report No. 1141STRUCTURE www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionConfiguration: Crawl spaceCraw space next to front gate on the west side, under the house is wet from rain water, also noted the crawl vents needto be secured to house, there is 1 vent that is damaged, improve/correct. Recommend contacting a licensed specialist forfurther evaluation / rectification.6. 7.Foundation material: Poured concreteFloor construction: JoistsNoted under the house there is a stack of bricks that look like they are supporting the floor, investigate. Recommendcontacting a licensed specialist for further evaluation / rectification. 8. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 4 of 14
  • 10. Report No. 1141STRUCTURE www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEExterior wall construction: Wood frameRoof and ceiling framing: Rafters/roof joists THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 5 of 14
  • 11. Report No. 1141ELECTRICAL www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionService entrance cable and location: OverheadService size: 200 Amps (240 Volts)Main disconnect/service box rating: 200 AmpsMain disconnect/service box type and location: Breakers -exterior wallBack of house on the west side of master bedroom. 9.System grounding material and type: Copper - ground rodsDistribution wire material and type: Copper - non-metallic sheathed Copper - metallic sheathedType and number of outlets (receptacles): Grounded - typicalCircuit interrupters: Ground Fault (GFCI) & Arc Fault (AFCI): GFCI - bathroom GFCI - garage GFCI - kitchen AFCI - panelSmoke detectors: Present THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 6 of 14
  • 12. Report No. 1141HEATING www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionFuel/energy source: GasSystem type: FurnaceHeat distribution: Ducts and registersApproximate capacity: 100,000 BTU/hrEfficiency: High-efficiencyApproximate age: 1 yearMain fuel shut off at: MeterFireplace: Wood-burning fireplaceChimney/vent: MasonryThis is a brick chimney, about 10 ft in attic space, noted there is a bond beam. Recommend contacting a licensedspecialist for further evaluation / rectification.10. 11. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 7 of 14
  • 13. Report No. 1141HEATING www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCE 12. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 8 of 14
  • 14. Report No. 1141COOLING & HEAT PUMP www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionAir conditioning type: Gas chillerCompressor approximate age: NewTemperature difference: Acceptable temperature difference: 14° to 22° This suggests good performance. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 9 of 14
  • 15. Report No. 1141INSULATION AND VENTILATION www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionAttic/roof insulation material: Glass fiberAttic/roof insulation amount/value: Not determinedInsulation is flatten, some missing in areas, Could use improvement. Recommend contacting a licensed specialist forfurther evaluation / rectification. 13.Attic/roof ventilation: Gable ventCrawlspace ventilation: Wall Vents THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 10 of 14
  • 16. Report No. 1141PLUMBING www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionWater supply source: PublicSupply piping in building: CopperMain water shut off valve at the: NorthWater heater fuel/energy source: GasWater heater type: Tankless/indirectElectric plug for tankless heater was not working at time of inspection, repair.Water heater approximate age: NewWaste piping in building: ABS plasticUnder house the waste line under the kitchen, is not level, support straps is missing put extra straps in and check otherwaste lines, repair. Recommend contacting a licensed specialist for further evaluation / rectification.14. 15. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 11 of 14
  • 17. Report No. 1141INTERIOR www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEDescriptionMajor floor finishes: Laminate CeramicMajor wall finishes: Plaster/drywallMajor ceiling finishes: Plaster/drywallMajor wall and ceiling finishes: Plaster/drywallWindows: Single/double hungSome windows sash balances damaged, kitchen table area, repair. 16. WoodHallway bathroom, the window is leaded glass, the colored glass has a crack. 17. THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 12 of 14
  • 18. Report No. 1141INTERIOR www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCE AluminumGlazing: Single DoubleExterior doors - type/material: Hinged FrenchDoors: InspectedRange fuel: GasAppliances: Refrigerator Range hood Dishwasher Waste disposal Microwave ovenLaundry facilities: Vented to outside Gas piping END OF REPORT THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 13 of 14
  • 19. Report No. 1141REFERENCE LIBRARY www.pillartopost.com12202 Hartsook Street, Valley Village, CA January 12, 2011SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORREFERENCEThe links below connect you to a series of documents that will help you understand your home and how it works. Thebody of the report contains specific information about your home. Many report items have related links that provide youmore 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 andwood shingles, you can look in here. If you have a conventional furnace and are trying to decide whether to upgrade to amid-efficiency or high-efficiency furnace, this information may be helpful. If your home does not have air conditioning, butyou 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 THE HOME OF HOME INSPECTIONS Page 14 of 14

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