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Sample home inspection report

  1. 1. 25 Union Street St. Stephen, NB E3L 1T3 JESSE RATTRAY Wednesday, December 8, 2010 Daryl BishopEnviResCom Inspection Atlantic - Stoney Brook 506-640-1628Home Inspectors Fax: 506-847-15748 Rynlon Crescent www.masterinspector.coQuispamsis, NB E2G 1A5 daryl@MasterInspector.co "DONT BUY A HOME WITHOUT US!"
  2. 2. December 9, 2010Dear Jesse Rattray,RE: Report No. 100425 Union StreetSt. Stephen, NBE3L 1T3Thanks 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.Daryl R. Bishop, Master InspectorSincerely,Daryl Bishopon behalf ofEnviResCom Inspection Atlantic - Stoney Brook Home Inspectors EnviResCom Inspection Atlantic - Stoney Brook Home Inspectors 8 Rynlon Crescent Quispamsis, NB E2G 1A5 506-640-1628 Fax: 506-847-1574 www.masterinspector.co daryl@MasterInspector.co
  3. 3. INVOICEDecember 9, 2010Client: Jesse RattrayReport No. 1004For inspection at:25 Union StreetSt. Stephen, NBE3L 1T3on: Wednesday, December 8, 2010Home inspection Up To 2000 Sq Ft Living Area $400.00 HST $52.00 Tax Total $452.00 EnviResCom Inspection Atlantic - Stoney Brook Home Inspectors 8 Rynlon Crescent Quispamsis, NB E2G 1A5 506-640-1628 Fax: 506-847-1574 www.masterinspector.co daryl@MasterInspector.co
  4. 4. Report No. 1004INSPECTION AGREEMENT www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010PARTIES TO THE AGREEMENTCompany ClientEnviResCom Inspection Atlantic - Jesse RattrayStoney Brook Home Inspectors 179 King Street8 Rynlon Crescent St. Stephen, NB E3L 2E4Quispamsis, NB E2G 1A5This is an agreement between Jesse Rattray and EnviResCom Inspection Atlantic - Stoney Brook Home Inspectors.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. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!"
  5. 5. Report No. 1004INSPECTION AGREEMENT www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010Home Inspectors will not find conditions that may only be visible when storage or furniture is moved. Inspectors do notremove 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, Jesse Rattray (Signature)___________________________, (Date)_______________, have read, understood andaccepted the terms of this agreement. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!"
  6. 6. Report No. 1004SUMMARY www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEThis 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 ItemsHeatingOIL FURNACE Oil tankCondition: UndergroundImplication(s): Leakage | Environmental contaminationLocation: RearTask: Further evaluationTime: ImmediateCost: Major Click on image to enlarge. 1. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 1 of 29
  7. 7. Report No. 1004SUMMARY www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEThe only MAJOR Concern is with the determination af the possible existence of an underground oil storage tank. It ispossible that a tank does not exist, however, it is also possible that one does exist. It is very important that this bedetermined prior to closing.This 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 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 2 of 29
  8. 8. Report No. 1004ROOFING www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionSloped roofing material: Asphalt shinglesProbability of leakage: LowLimitationsRoof inspection limited/prevented by: Snow/ice/frost 2.Inspection performed: From roof edgeRecommendationsRECOMMENDATIONS Overview1. Condition: No roofing recommendations are offered as a result of this inspection. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 3 of 29
  9. 9. Report No. 1004EXTERIOR www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionGutter & downspout material: PlasticGutter & downspout type: Eave mountedGutter & downspout discharge: Above gradeDownspout discharge: Above gradeLot slope: Away from houseWall surfaces : Vinyl sidingSoffit and fascia: Aluminum VinylDriveway: Asphalt No performance issues were noted.Walkway: Concrete No performance issues were noted.Deck: Raised Pressure-treated wood No performance issues were notedPorch: Wood No performance issues were notedExterior steps: Pressure-treated wood No performance issues were noted.LimitationsInspection limited/prevented by: Car/storage in garage SnowNo or limited access to: Area below steps, deck, porchesUpper floors inspected from: Ground levelExterior inspected from: Ground levelRecommendationsROOF DRAINAGE Downspouts2. Condition: Downspouts end too close to buildingImplication(s): Chance of water damage to contents, finishes and/or structureLocation: Various ExteriorTask: RepairTime: Less than 1 yearCost: Minor - $100 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 4 of 29
  10. 10. Report No. 1004EXTERIOR www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE Click on image to enlarge. Click on image to enlarge.GARAGE Man-door into garage3. Condition: Door not fire rated or exterior typeAdd weather-strip to man door leading from garage to dining room.Implication(s): Increased fire hazardLocation: Right Side First Floor Dining RoomTask: RepairTime: ImmediateCost: Minor - $100 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 5 of 29
  11. 11. Report No. 1004EXTERIOR www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEGARAGE Vehicle doors4. Condition: Rusted or dentedImplication(s): Cosmetic defects | Damage to equipmentLocation: Rear GarageTask: ReplaceTime: DiscretionaryCost: $700 3.GARAGE Vehicle door operators5. Condition: Adjustment needed to open or close limitImplication(s): System inoperativeLocation: GarageTask: RepairTime: ImmediateCost: Minor - $200 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 6 of 29
  12. 12. Report No. 1004STRUCTURE www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionConfiguration: BasementFoundation material: Masonry blockFloor construction: Joists ConcreteExterior wall construction: Wood frameRoof and ceiling framing: Rafters/roof joists Plank sheathingLimitationsInspection limited/prevented by: StoragePercent of foundation not visible: 5%RecommendationsFOUNDATIONS Foundation6. Condition: Typical minor cracksLocation: Left Side Basement 4.7. Condition: Typical minor settlementFOUNDATIONS Performance8. Condition: Acceptable "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 7 of 29
  13. 13. Report No. 1004STRUCTURE www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEFLOORS Concrete slabs9. Condition: Hollow below slabImplication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movementLocation: First Floor GarageTask: Monitor Click on image to enlarge.ROOF FRAMING Collar ties/rafter ties10. Condition: Need lateral bracingImplication(s): Weakened structure | Chance of structural movementLocation: AtticTask: RepairTime: DiscretionaryCost: $500 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 8 of 29
  14. 14. Report No. 1004STRUCTURE www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE Click on image to enlarge. 5. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 9 of 29
  15. 15. Report No. 1004ELECTRICAL www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionService entrance cable and location: OverheadService size: 200 Amps (240 Volts)Main disconnect/service box rating: 200 AmpsMain disconnect/service box type and location: Breakers - basementNumber of circuits installed: 54System grounding material and type: Copper - ground rodsDistribution panel rating: 200 AmpsDistribution panel type and location: Breakers - first floor 6.Distribution wire material and type: Copper - non-metallic sheathed Copper - metallic sheathedType and number of outlets (receptacles): Grounded - upgradedCircuit interrupters: Ground Fault (GFCI) & Arc Fault (AFCI): GFCI - bathroom GFCI - outside GFCI - whirlpoolSmoke detectors: PresentLimitationsSystem ground: Continuity not verified "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 10 of 29
  16. 16. Report No. 1004ELECTRICAL www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCECircuit labels: The accuracy of the circuit index (labels) was not verified.RecommendationsDISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Wiring - damaged or exposed11. Condition: Exposed on walls or ceilingsImplication(s): Electric shockLocation: Basement BedroomTask: RepairTime: ImmediateCost: Less than - $200 Click on image to enlarge. 7. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 11 of 29
  17. 17. Report No. 1004ELECTRICAL www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Switches12. Condition: DamageImplication(s): Electric shock | Fire hazardLocation: Basement Family RoomTask: RepairTime: ImmediateCost: MinorDISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Cover plates13. Condition: MissingImplication(s): Electric shockLocation: VariousTime: ImmediateCost: MinorDISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Smoke detectors14. Condition: Smoke detectors in wrong locationsLocation: Various StaircaseTask: ReplaceTime: ImmediateCost: Minor 8. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 12 of 29
  18. 18. Report No. 1004HEATING www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionFuel/energy source: ElectricitySystem type: Electric baseboard heatersHeat distribution: Convectors BaseboardsEfficiency: Mid-efficiencyApproximate age: 10 yearsMain fuel shut off at: Exterior wallAuxiliary heat: Wood Pellet Stove 9.Fireplace: Gas fireplace 10. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 13 of 29
  19. 19. Report No. 1004HEATING www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEChimney/vent: MasonryChimney liner: MetalCombustion air source: Interior of homeLimitationsSafety devices: Not tested as part of a home inspectionHeat loss calculations: Not done as part of a home inspectionFireplace/wood stove: Quality of chimney draw cannot be determined Stove was in useRecommendationsRECOMMENDATIONS Overview15. Condition: No heating recommendations are offered as a result of this inspection.OIL FURNACE Oil tank16. Condition: UndergroundImplication(s): Leakage | Environmental contaminationLocation: RearTask: Further evaluationTime: ImmediateCost: Major Click on image to enlarge. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 14 of 29
  20. 20. Report No. 1004HEATING www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE 11. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 15 of 29
  21. 21. Report No. 1004COOLING & HEAT PUMP www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionAir conditioning type: None presentLimitationsHeat gain calculations: Not done as part of a home inspection "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 16 of 29
  22. 22. Report No. 1004INSULATION AND VENTILATION www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionAttic/roof insulation material: Glass fiberAttic/roof insulation amount/value: R-32Attic/roof ventilation: Soffit vent Gable ventWall insulation material: Not determinedWall insulation amount/value: Not determinedFoundation wall insulation material: Not determinedAir/vapor barrier: Not visible Plastic Kraft paperLimitationsInspection prevented by no access to: Wall space Walls, which were spot checked onlyAttic inspection performed: By entering attic, but access was limitedRoof space inspection performed: By entering space, but access was limitedAir/vapor barrier system: Continuity not verifiedMechanical ventilation effectiveness: Not verifiedRecommendationsATTIC/ROOF Air/vapor barrier17. Condition: IncompleteImplication(s): Chance of condensation damage to finishes and/or structure | Increased heating and cooling costs |Reduced comfortLocation: AtticTask: MonitorATTIC/ROOF Roof vents18. Condition: InadequateImplication(s): Chance of condensation damage to finishes and/or structureLocation: AtticTask: Further evaluationTime: DiscretionaryCost: Depends on work needed "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 17 of 29
  23. 23. Report No. 1004INSULATION AND VENTILATION www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE Click on image to enlarge. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 18 of 29
  24. 24. Report No. 1004PLUMBING www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionWater supply source: PublicService piping into building: CopperSupply piping in building: CopperMain water shut off valve at the: East Utility room MeterWater flow (pressure): FunctionalWater heater fuel/energy source: ElectricWater heater type: Conventional RentalWater heater manufacturer: GiantTank capacity: 40 gallonsWater heater approximate age: 7 yearsTypical life expectancy: 8 to 12 yearsWater heater failure probability: LowWaste disposal system: PublicWaste piping in building: ABS plastic Copper Cast Iron Galvanized steelGas piping: CopperLimitationsItems excluded from a building inspection: Well Water quality Concealed plumbing Water heater relief valvesare not testedFuel supply/energy source: Shut offRecommendationsWATER HEATER Life expectancy19. Condition: Low failure probabilityWASTE PLUMBING Drain piping - performance20. Condition: RustImplication(s): Sewage entering the houseLocation: GarageTask: MonitorTime: DiscretionaryCost: Minor "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 19 of 29
  25. 25. Report No. 1004PLUMBING www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE Click on image to enlarge. 12. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 20 of 29
  26. 26. Report No. 1004INTERIOR www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionMajor floor finishes: Hardwood Ceramic VinylMajor wall finishes: Plaster/drywall Paneling StoneMajor ceiling finishes: Plaster/drywall Acoustic tile Suspended tile WoodWindows: Fixed Single/double hung Wood VinylGlazing: Single DoubleExterior doors - type/material: Hinged Storm Solid wood Garage door - metalDoors: InspectedStairs and railings: InspectedLimitationsInspection limited/prevented by: Storage in closets/cupboardsNot included as part of a building inspection: Perimeter drainage tile around foundation, if anyCosmetics: No comment offered on cosmetic finishesPercent of foundation not visible: 95 %Basement leakage: Cannot predict how often or how badly basement will leakRecommendationsWALLS General21. Condition: Typical flawsImplication(s): Cosmetic defectsLocation: East Second Floor BedroomTask: RepairTime: DiscretionaryCost: Minor - $100 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 21 of 29
  27. 27. Report No. 1004INTERIOR www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE 13.CEILINGS General22. Condition: Missing sectionsImplication(s): Cosmetic defects | Damage or physical injury due to falling materialsLocation: Basement Utility RoomTask: RepairTime: DiscretionaryCost: Less than - $500WINDOWS Glass (glazing)23. Condition: CrackedImplication(s): Cosmetic defects | Physical injuryLocation: East First Floor PorchTask: MonitorTime: DiscretionaryCost: Less than $100STAIRS Handrails24. Condition: MissingImplication(s): Fall hazardLocation: Various Basement StaircaseTask: ProvideTime: DiscretionaryCost: Less than $100 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 22 of 29
  28. 28. Report No. 1004INTERIOR www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCE Click on image to enlarge. 14. "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 23 of 29
  29. 29. Report No. 1004APPLIANCES www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionRange: Electric Low failure probabilityExhaust fan/range hood: Down draft Low failure probabilityRefrigerator: Side-by-side Ice maker Low failure probabilityFreezer: Chest Low failure probabilityDishwasher: Built-in Under-counter Low failure probabilityMicrowave oven: Countertop Conventional Low failure probabilityWaste disposal: Batch feed 1/2 horsepower Low failure probabilityDoorbell: Wired type Front doorKitchen counter material: LaminateRecommendationsDOORBELL General25. Condition: InoperativeLocation: South PorchTask: Repair or replaceTime: DiscretionaryCost: Less than $100 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 24 of 29
  30. 30. Report No. 1004WOOD HEAT www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionAppliance #1 type: Wood stoveAppliance #1 manufacturer: Enviro Pellet StoveAppliance #1 certified?: YesWarnock Hersey Label # 118424 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 25 of 29
  31. 31. Report No. 1004POOL/SPA www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionPool / Spa type: Above groundHeater: ElectricWater filter: Cartridge filterPumps: Spa jetBlowers: Supplemental to jet pumpElectrical - breaker location: Main panelElectrical - wiring: NM Cable (Romex)General: Located on the rear patio deck.RecommendationsPUMPS Circulation pump26. Condition: Appears servicable27. Condition: Operated when testedELECTRICAL Wiring28. Condition: Appears serviceableELECTRICAL GFCI29. Condition: Responded to test button "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 26 of 29
  32. 32. Report No. 1004SITE INFO www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEDescriptionWeather: It was snowing at the time of the inspection. There was snow on the ground. There was snow on theroof.Approximate temperature: -6°Temperature in CelsiusAttendees: Buyer Buyer’s AgentAccess to home provided by: SellerSeller left doors open for inspector access.Occupancy: The home was occupied at the time of the inspection.Utilities: All utilities were on during the inspection. The water service is public. The plumbing waste disposalsystem is public.Approximate inspection Start time: The inspection started at 9:00 a.m.Approximate inspection End time: The inspection ended at 11:30 a.m.Approximate age of home: 70 yearsApproximate date of construction: 1930 to 1940Approximate size of home: 2100 ft.²Building type: Detached homeNumber of dwelling units: Single-familyPossible to convert to 2 family income property.Number of stories: 2Number of rooms: 13Number of bedrooms: 4Number of bathrooms: 31 Full Bath and 2 - Half BathsNumber of kitchens: 1 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 27 of 29
  33. 33. Report No. 1004SITE INFO www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEBelow grade area: BasementGarage, carport and outbuildings: Attached one-car garage Detached two-car garageArea: CityStreet type: ResidentialStreet surface: Paved END OF REPORT "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 28 of 29
  34. 34. Report No. 1004REFERENCE LIBRARY www.masterinspector.co25 Union Street, St. Stephen, NB December 8, 2010SUMMARY ROOFING EXTERIOR STRUCTURE ELECTRICAL HEATING COOLING INSULATION PLUMBING INTERIORAPPLIANCES WOOD HEAT POOL/SPA SITE INFO REFERENCEThe 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 "Dont Buy A Home Without US!" Page 29 of 29

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