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Customer Name
x
Home Phone
x
Other Phone
x
Email Address
x
Customer Current Address
x
City
x
State  x
Zip Code
 x
Report ID#
x
Date x
Time from:  x
to: x
Address of Property to be Inspected
x
City x
State x
County x
Zip Code
x
Realtor x

KEY:   IN=INSPECTED  NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

ROOFING

ROOFING
IN
NI RR
Roof Covering
x x x
Flashing
x x x
Chimneys, Penetrations
x x x
Roof Drainage Systems
x x x
 

Roof  Material
xx
3 Tab Fiberglass
x
Bitumen x
Architectural x
Roll Roofing
x
Half-Lap
x
Built-up x
Slate x
Rubber Membrane
x
Concrete x
Tile x
Tar and Gravel
x
Cedar Shakes
x
Metal x
Asbestos x
Wood Shakes
x
Modified Bitumen
x
Ceramic / Clay
x
Asphalt / Fiberglass
x
Corrugated Fiberglass
x

SKYLIGHTS  xx EXT. CHIMNEY
xx
None
 
None
 
One
 
Masonry Stucco
 
Two
 
Block
 
Three
 
Metal Flue Pipe
 
Four
 
Brick
 
Five
 
Comp. Board
 
Six
 
EIFS (Stucco)
 
Seven
 
Metal Siding
 
Ventilating
 
Stone
 
Fixed
 
Cement Fiber
 
Homemade
 
Wood
 
Motorized
 
Panels
 
Solar Tube
 
Vinyl
 
Custom Made
 
Parged Masonry
 
Roof Windows
 
Other
 


Viewed Roof From:
 xx
Ground
 
Walked the roof
 
Ladder
 
Binoculars
 


ROOFING NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x

KEY:  IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

EXTERIOR

EXTERIOR IN NI RR
Wall Cladding
 
 
 
Flashing & Trim
 
 
 
Doors
 
 
 
Windows
 
 
 
Decks
 
 
 
Balconies
 
 
 
Steps
 
 
 
Railings
 
 
 
Porch & Patio Floors
 
 
 
Walkways
 
 
 
Patio
 
 
 
Covers
 
 
 
Driveways
 
 
 
Vegetation 
 
 
 
Grading
 
 
 
Drainage
 
 
 
Retaining Walls & Related Structures
 
 
 
Porches
 
 
 
Eaves
 
 
 
Soffit
 
 
 
Fascias x x x


SIDING STYLE
XX SIDING MATERIAL
 XX
Beaded   Wood
 
Bevel   Vinyl
 
Channel   EIFS
 
Drop   Cement Fiber
 
Lap   Masonry Panels
 
Log   Logs
 
Ship Lap   Aluminum
 
Shakes   Shingles
 
Shingles   Cedar
 
Pebble   Shakes
 
Vertical Lap
  Full Brick
 
Wood   Brick Veneer
 
Block & Mortar
  Plastic
 
Tongue & Groove   Asphalt
 
German Lap
  Stone
 
T 1-11
  Metal
 
Reverse Board & Batten
 
Corrugated Metal
 
Brick
 
Plywood
 
Cement Stucco
 
Common Board
 
Batten
 
Unfinished
 


EXT. DOORS
XX APPURTENANCES XX
DRIVEWAYS  XX
Wood
 
Deck
 
Asphalt
 
Steel
 
Deck with Steps
 
Gravel
 
Hollow Core
 
Sidewalk
 
Brick
 
Solid
 
Patio
 
Dirt
 
Single Pane
 
Porch
 
Cobblestone
 
Insulated Glass
 
Covered Porch
 
Street Parking
 
Plastic Comp.
 
Ramp
 
Parking Lot
 
Insulated Door
 
Steps w/ Railing
 
Shared Drive
 
Fiberglass
 
Balcony
 
Not Visible
 
Insul. Fibergalss
 
Other
 
Other
 


EXTERIOR NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS
IN NI RR
Foundation/Basement/ Crawlspace
 
 
 
Floors
 
 
 
Walls
 
 
 
Ceilings
 
 
 
Columns or Piers
 
 
 
Roof Structure Including Attic
 
 
 


FOUNDATION
 XX WALL STRUCTURE
 XX
Masonry Block
 
Brick
 
Poured Concrete
 
Block
 
Brick
 
Wood
 
Skirting
 
2x4 Wood
 
Concrete Slab
 
2x6 Wood
 
Aesthetic Block
 
Metal Studs
 
Rock
 
Diameter Logs
 


FLOOR STRUCTURE
XX COLUMNS/PIERS  XX
2x6   Wood Piers
 
2x8   Brick Piers
 
2x10   Supporting Walls
 
2x12   Dry Stacked Stone
 
Wood Beams
  Dry Stacked Brick
 
Engineered Floor Joists
  Dry Stacked Block
 
Steel I-Beam
  Mortared Material
 
Slab Floor
  Block Supports
 
Concrete Floor
  Steel Screw Jacks
 
Not Visible
  Steel Lally Columns
 


ROOF STRUCTURE
XX
TYPE OF ROOF  XX
Engineered Trusses
 
Gable Roof
 
2x4 Rafters
 
Gable w/Dormers
 
2x6 Rafters
 
Gable w/ Addition
 
2x8 Rafters
 
Double Gable
 
2x10 Rafters
 
Multiple Dormers
 
2x12 Rafters
 
Hip Roof
 
Steel Trusses
 
Shed Roof
 
Lateral Bracing
 
Gambrel Roof
 
Common Board
 
Round
 
Wood Slats
 
Geodesic Dome
 
Plywood Sheathing
 
A-Frame
 
Collar Ties
 
Flat Roof
 
Not Visible
 
Other
 


CEILING STRUCTURE
XX CRAWLSPACE VIEWED FROM
XX
2x4
 
Crawled
 
2x6
 
From Entry
 
2x8
 
Unsafe Conditions
 
2x10
 
No Crawlspace
 
Diameter Logs
 
Standing Water
 
Not Visible
 
No Access
 


ATTIC INFORMATION
XX
ATTIC VIEWED FROM
XX
Attic Hatch
  Entry
 
Pull Down Stairs
  Walked
 
Lighting in Attic
  Inaccessible
 
Scuttle Hole
  From Stairs
 
Storage   Partial Viewing
 


STRUCTURAL NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
 x
 x
 x
x
 x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

INTERIOR

KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

INTERIOR INFORMATION
IN NI RR
Ceilings
 
 
 
Walls
 
 
 
Floors
 
 
 
Windows (representative number)
 
 
 
Doors
 
 
 
Counter Tops & Cabinets
 
 
 
Steps, Stairways, Railings
 
 
 


FLOOR COVERINGS
XX
CEILING MATERIALS
XX
Carpet
 
Drywall
 
Wood
 
Sheetrock
 
Hardwood T & G
 
Wallpaper
 
Laminate T & G
 
Wallpaper/ Painted Over
 
Vinyl
 
Ceiling Tile
 
Linoleum
 
Plaster
 
Unfinished
 
Suspended Ceiling Tile
 
Wood Planking
 
Comp. Mineral Fiberboard
 
9" Tile (possible asbestos)
 
Textured Sheetrock
 
T & G Planking
 
Unfinished Ceiling
 
Tile
 
Wood
 
Stone
 
Comp. Particleboard
 
Self Adhesive Tile
 
Plywood
 


WINDOW TYPES
xx


Thermal (insulated)
 
Unknown
 
Non-Insulated
 
Pella
 
Single Pane
 
Peachtree
 
Jalousie
 
Anderson
 
Awning
 
BiltBest
 
Bow Window
 
Marvin
 
Storm Windows
 
Milgard
 
Tilting Windows
 
Malta
 
Double-Hung
 
Crestline
 
Single-Hung
 
Curadco
 
Sliders
 
Acorn
 
Casement Windows
 
MW Brand
 
Both Insul. & Non- Insul.
 
Other
 


INTERIOR WALL MATERIALS
XX INTERIOR DOORS
XX
Drywall
 
Hollow Core
 
Sheetrock
 
Solid Core
 
Plaster
 
Masonite
 
Paneling
 
Raised Panel
 
Wallpaper
 
Recess Sculptured
 
Wood
 
Metal
 
Unfinished
 
Wood
 
Tile
 
Homemade Doors
 
Painted Wallpaper
 
Particleboard
 
Wainscoting
 
Sliding Pocket Doors
 


CABINETS
XX
COUNTER TOPS
XX
None Present
  None Present
 
Wood   Wood
 
Veneer   Veneer
 
Laminate   Corian
 
Plastic   Marble
 
Melamine   Composite
 
Homemade Cabinets
  Laminate
 
Oak   Granite
 
Pine   Slate
 
Other Material
  Other
 


INTERIOR NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

HEATING & COOLING SYSTEMS

KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

HEATING / CENTRAL AIR COND. IN NI RR
Heating Equipment
 
 
 
Normal Operating Controls
 
 
 
Automatic Safety Controls
 
 
 
Cooling Equipment
 
 
 
Gas / LP Fireplaces
 
 
 
Solid Fuel Heating Devices (woodstove, fireplace)
 
 
 
Pellet Stove / Corn Stove / Multi-Fuel Stove
 
 
 
Chimneys, Flues and Vents
 
 
 
Distribution Systems, Fans, Controls
 
 
 
Presence of Heat Source in Each Room
 
 
 
Presence of Cooling Source in Each Room
 
 
 


KEY: HU=HEATING UNIT CU=COOLING UNIT

HU & CU BRANDS HU CU HU & CU BRANDS
HU CU
Unknown
 
 
Int'l Comfort
 
 
None
 
 
Intertherm
 
 
 Amana
 
 
Janitrol
 
 
American
 
 
Kenmore
 
 
 Americanaire
 
 
 Lennox
 
 
Amer. Standard
 
 
 Luxaire
 
 
 Arcoaire
 
 
Magic Chef
 
 
AO Smith
 
 
Mitsubishi
 
 
 Apollo
 
 
 Monitor
 
 
AquaTherm
 
 
New Yorker
 
 
 Armstrong
 
 
 Ninety-Two
 
 
Bryant
 
 
Nordyne
 
 
Burnham
 
 
 Olsen
 
 
Carrier
 
 
 Oneida
 
 
Coleman
 
 
Patriot
 
 
ClimateMaster
 
 
Payne
 
 
Comfortmaker
 
 
 Peerless
 
 
Copeland
 
 
 Presidential
 
 
 Crown
 
 
Rheem
 
 
Dayton
 
 
 Ruud
 
 
 Empire
 
 
Sears
 
 
EnviroTemp
 
 
 Singer
 
 
 EnviroMaster
 
 
 Tempstar
 
 
 Freidrich
 
 
ThermoPride
 
 
Frigidaire
 
 
 Toyostove
 
 
GE
 
 
Trane
 
 
 Gibson
 
 
WeatherKing
 
 
Goettle
 
 
 Weil-McLane
 
 
 Goodman
 
 
Westinghouse
 
 
Hallmark
 
 
 York
 
 
 Heil
 
 
 Zane
 
 
 Heatwave
 
 
Zephyr
 
 


HEAT- ENERGY SOURCE
xx
 FIREPLACES
xx
Oil
 
Conventional (wood)
 
Natural Gas
 
Stand Alone
 
Propane
 
Gas Non Vented
 
 Kerosene
 
Gas Vented
 
 Solar
 
Decorative Only
 
Electric
 
Prop. Gas Log Vented
 
 Wood
 
Prop. Gas Log Non-V
 
Coal
 
Pellet Insert
 
 Pellets
 
 Sealed-off Fireplace
 
Corn or Alternate Fuel
 
None
 


 FILTER TYPES
xx
DUCT WORK
xx
N/A (None)
 
Insulated
 
Washable
 
 Non-Insulated
 
 Disposable
 
 Both (I & NI)
 
 Electronic Air Cleaner
 
Partially Insulated
 
Cartridge
 
Galvanized Ducts
 
Multiple Filters
 
Possible Asbestos Material
 
 Missing Filter
 
No Ducts
 


COOLING EQUIPMENT TYPE
xx
Heat Pump Forced Air
 
Air Conditioning Unit
 
 Window A/C Unit
 
Swamp Cooler
 


NUMBER OF FIREPLACES
 


NUMBER OF WOOD STOVES
 


TOTAL NUMBER OF HEAT SYSTEMS
 


NUMBER OF A/C ONLY UNITS
 


HEATING UNIT TYPE(S)
xx
Oil Fired Forced Warm Air
x
Steam Boiler
x
Hydronic (boiler)
x
Gas Fired Forced Warm Air
x
Radiant Floor Heating
x
Radiant Ceiling Heating
x
Electric Baseboard Heat
x
 Oil Furnace Converted to Gas
x
Coal Furnace Converted to Oil
x
Coal Furnace Converted to Gas
x
Heat Pump Forced Air
x
Geothermal Convection Pump
x
Outdoor Boiler
x
Space Heater
x
Other
x
None
x


HEATING & COOLING UNIT NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
IN
NI
RR
Conductors - Service Entrance
     
Main Distribution Panel
     
Main Over-Current Device
     
Grounding & Polarity of GFCI Outlets
     
Operation of GFCI Outlets
     
Branch Circuit Conductors
     
Compatibility of Over-Current Device to Branch Circuit Conductors
     
Over-Current Devices of Each Branch Circuit
     
Smoke Detectors
     
 Carbon Monoxide Detectors
 
 
 


LOCATION-MAIN & DIST. PANELS
xx
ELECTRICAL PANEL CAPACITY
xx
Basement Wall
  60 AMP
 
 1st Level Wall
  100 AMP
 
2nd Level Wall
  125 AMP
 
3rd Level Wall
  150 AMP
 
 Garage / Carport
   200 AMP
 
Hallway   225 AMP
 
 Bedroom   (2) 200 AMP Panels
 
Closet   (2) 150 AMP Panels
 
Utility Room
  (2) 100 AMP Panels
 
 Other    Inadequate
 


ELECTRICAL PANEL MANUFACTURER
xx
Bryant  
 Challenger  
 Crouse Hinds
 
 Cutler Hammer
 
Federal Pacific
 
GE  
 General Switch
 
Murray  
Siemens  
Square D
 
Thomas & Betts
 
 Walker  
 Westinghouse  
 ITE  
 Gould  
 Other  


ELEC. SERVICE CONDUCTORS
xx
BRANCH CIRCUIT MATERIAL
xx
Overhead Service
  Copper  
 Lateral Service
   Aluminum  
 Aluminum    Romex  
 Copper   Cotton Fiber Insulated
 
220 Volts
   Shielded Cable
 
110 Volts
  Conduit  
Notes:    Knob & Tube
 


OVER-CURRENT DEVICES
xx
 Circuit Breakers
 
 Fuses  


ELECTRICAL NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PLUMBING SYSTEM

KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE


PLUMBING SYSTEM
IN
NI
RR
Plumbing Waste, Drain & Vent Systems
xx
x
x
 Water Supply & Distribution System, Fixtures
x
x
x
Main Water Shutoff Device
x
x
x
 Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Chimneys
x
 x
x
 Sump Pump
x x
x


WATER SOURCE
xx
WATER FILTERS
xx
Well   Sediment Filter
 
 Spring   Whole House Filter
 
Public Water Supply
  Filter & Conditioning System
 
 Shared Well
  Faucet Filters Only  
 Other (Identify)    None  


WATER SUPPLY INTO HOME
xx
WATER DIST. MATERIALS
xx
Copper   Copper  
 Black Hose
   Galvanized  
 Pex   Pex  
 Poly    Poly  
 CPVC    CPVC  
Galvanized    PVC  
PVC
  Other  
Not Visible
   Not Visible
 


PLUMBING WASTE MATERIAL
xx
WASHER DRAIN SIZE
xx
Cast Iron
  1 1/2" Diameter
 
 PVC   2" Diameter
 
ABS    No Washer Drain
 
 Copper    Undersized  
 Lead    Not Visible
 


WATER HEATER CAPACITY
xx
WATER HEATER LOCATION
xx
30 Gallon
  Basement  
 36 Gallon
  Attic  
 38 Gallon
   Downstairs Closet
 
 40 Gallon
   Under Stairs
 
 (2) 40 gallon
   Utility Room
 
50 Gallon
   Washer / Dryer Room
 
 65 Gallon
  Concealed in Wall
 
 66 Gallon
   Crawlspace  
 75 Gallon
  Main Floor
 
 Two Heaters
   Garage  
 Tankless Point-of-Use
  Upper Level of Home
 
Unknown (obscured)
  Bathroom Closet
 
No Water Heater
   No Water Heater
 
 

WATER HEATER POWER SOURCE
xx
Electric  
 Gas  
 Propane  
 Solar / Electrical Auxilliary
 
 Zoned Hot Water From Boiler
 
None (Hot Water From Boiler Only)
 


WATER HEATER MFR.
xx
WATER HEATER MFR.
xx
 American    Penfield  
 Apollo   Premier Plus
 
 A.O. Smith
  Raypak  
Bradford-White    Redi-Hot  
 Burnham   Reliance  
 Craftmaster   Rheem  
 Crane   Richmond  
 Dayton    Ruud  
 Envirotemp   Scotty's  
GE    Sears  
 GlowCore   Solar  
 Hedges    State  
 Hotpoint    Standard  
 Jackson   Thermaster  
Kenmore   Thermodynamics  
 Lowes   Trianco  
 Lennox   Water Furnace
 
 Maytag    Weil McLane
 
 Monitor   Whitfield  
Morflo   Willett  
 Myson    None  
 Nordyne    Unknown  
Peerless    Other  


INSULATION & VENTILATION

KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE


INSULATION & VENTILATION
IN
NI
RR
Attic Insulation
     
Insulation Under Floors
     
 Ventilation of Attic
     
Vapor Retarders
     
Vent Systems For Kitchen, Bath, Laundry
     
Ventilation of Foundation, Basement
     
Vents, Thermostats & Controls - Attic
 
 
 


FLOOR  INSULATION
xx
 ATTIC INSULATION
xx
Faced   Faced  
 Unfaced    Unfaced  
 Fiberglass    Fiberglass  
 Batts    Batts  
 Foil Faced Reflective
   Foil Faced Reflective
 
 Vapor Barrier
   Vapor Barrier
 
 Encapsulated Fiberglass    Encapsulated Fiberglass
 
Foam   Rock Wool
 
 Netted Loose Fill
   Cellulose  
R-11    Perlite / Vermiculite
 
R-19   Blown-In  
R-22   R-19 or Less (poorly insulated)
 
 R-25   R-22  
 R-30    R-30  
 None / Not Visible
   R-38  


 ATTIC VENTILATION
xx
Gable Vents  
 Soffit Vents
 
  Ridge Vent
 
Passive Ventilation
 
 Turbines  
Thermostatically Controlled Fan
 
 Manually Switched Fan
 
Solar Powered Fan
 


EXHAUST FANS
xx
DRYER POWER SOURCE
xx
DRYER VENT MAT.
xx
Fan Only
   220 Electric
  Flexible Vinyl
 
 Fan w/Light    Gas    Flexible Metal
 
Fan w/Light & Heater
   Propane    Rigid Metal
 
Unknown   110 Volt Stackable
  Rigid PVC
 
 None    No Dryer
   No Dryer or Vent
 


INSULATION / VENTILATION NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



BUILT-IN KITCHEN APPLIANCES

KEY: IN=INSPECTED NI=NOT INSPECTED RR=REPAIR / REPLACE

KITCHEN APPLIANCES
IN
NI
RR
 Refrigerator      
Dishwasher      
 Built-In Microwave
     
Trash Compactor
     
Garbage Disposal
     
 Range / Oven / Cooktop
     


MARK APPLIANCE CODE NEXT TO BRAND
KEY: RE=REFRIGERATOR DW=DISHWASHER MW=MICROWAVE
        TC=TRASH COMPACTOR GD=GARBAGE DISPOSAL
        ROC=RANGE/OVEN/COOKTOP

BRAND
xx
 BRAND
xx
BRAND
xx
Ace   RCA   White Rock
 
 Admiral    Disposall   Brown  
 Amana   Roper    Caldera  
Asko    Badger    Caloric  
 Bosch    Sears    Creda  
 Broan   Tappan    Daycor  
Frigidaire    Thermador    Dynamic  
Gaggenau    Viking    Dynasty  
 GE    Whirlpool    Galaxy  
Gibson    Westinghouse    Kenyon  
 Holiday   Emerson   Rinnai  
 Hotpoint    Franke    Wolf  
 JennAir   Grind-All    Goldstar  
Kenmore   Hydromaid   Litton  
 KitchenAide    Insinkerator   MVP  
 Magic Chef
   Sinkmaster   Sharp  
 Maytag    Waste King
   Panasonic  
 Meile    Whirlaway    Hobart  
 

APPLIANCE NOTES, DEFECTS, REPAIRS REQUIRED
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
 
 
 
 




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