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A SAMPLE OF SPACE-MANS BASIC HOME INSPECTION REPORT

NOTE* BELOW IS A SAMPLE OF SPACE-MAN’S ON SITE, 18 PAGE CHECK LIST REPORT THAT IS COMBINED WITH NOTATIONS AND A COMPREHENSIVE DISCUSSION OF THE CURRENT CONDITION OF THE HOME AND IS COMPLETED DURING THE INSPECTION PROCESS

The report is given to buyers at the end of the inspection or can be scanned and emailed to buyers not able to attend the inspection. To view an actual report visit –  https://www.facebook.com/SpaceManInspections

 

Home Inspection Report – General Information

Present During the Inspection: * Buyer   * Owner   * Agent Weather Conditions: * Dry / Rain today / Rain recently * Snow today / Snow recently * Temp. ___

Inspection Date: _________ Start Time:_________ End Time:______

Limited Liability Inspection Fee: _________

This Home Inspection Report lists the systems and components inspected on a specific date and time by SPACE-MAN CONSULTING Home & Property Inspections. Appliances, mechanical systems and building components have not been inspected or checked for recall notices. Items not found in this report are considered beyond the scope of this inspection, and should not be considered as inspected. Note* Infrared Thermal Scans are not part of a standard home inspection and may be addressed separately.

Notice: SPACE-MAN Consulting Inc. and its Inspector’s liability are limited to a refund of the fee actually paid for the inspection and report. Refer to the Colorado State Standard Home Inspection Agreement found attached and at https://www.facebook.com/SpaceManInspections for more information.
When “APPEARS SERVICEABLE” is checked it means that we did not observe conditions that would lead us to believe problems existed with this system or component. The item is capable of being used. Some serviceable items may, however, show wear and tear. Other conditions if applicable will be noted.
Significantly deficient systems or components observed will be identified as:

Not functional / unsafe / worn / near end of lifespan. When in the inspector’s opinion, an item is “significantly deficient”, a general observation or reason will be cited within the body of the report.

Please read the entire report for all items.

Notice: This report contains technical information that may not be readily understandable to the lay person. Therefore, a verbal consultation with the inspector is a mandatory part of this inspection report. If you choose not to consult with the inspector, this inspection company cannot be held liable for your understanding or misunderstanding of this report’s contents.

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KEY TO YOUR INSPECTION REPORT
(*)
This item or component warrants additional attention, repair or monitoring.

(1) Recommended evaluation by a qualified licensed structural engineer / geotechnical  engineer.

(2) Recommend further review and repairs as needed by a qualified licensed  contractor or specialty tradesman dealing with that item or system.

(3) Recommend further review for the presence of any wood destroying pests or organisms by qualified Pest Inspector.

(4) This item is a safety hazard – correction is recommended

(5) Recommend upgrading for safety enhancement. This building may have been constructed before current safety standards were developed.


Exterior Inspection  

Notice: Limited visibility – Personal property of tenants / owners is not moved to inspect walls / floors etc.

Exterior Inspection

Driveway and Parking Areas N/A * Asphalt *Concrete *Gravel
 *__________         * Appears serviceable  * Not fully visible  * Surface Settled * * Common cracks * Major Cracks*(2)       * Maintenance*     * Sealant needed*   * Deterioration*     * Evidence of poor drainage
  * Worn*      * Trip Hazards*(2) * Surface raised* Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Sidewalks and Crosswalks * N/A * Asphalt  * Concrete   * Pavers / Bricks / Stone
   * Appears serviceable * Not fully visible   * Common cracks   * Major Cracks*(2) * Maintenance/Sealant needed*(2)   * Deterioration*   * Evidence of poor drainage
       * Signage needed*(2)   * Trip Hazards*(2)   * Surface raised*   * Surface Settled * Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Patios * N/A  * Asphalt   * Concrete * Paver / Brick / Tile / Wood Location: _____ * Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible          * Common cracks * Major Cracks
 * Maintenance / Sealant needed*(2) * Deterioration*   * Evidence of poor drainage*
 * Overgrown landscaping * Trip Hazards*(2)  * Surface raised*  * Surface Settled* Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Fences * N/A * Wood * Chain link / Wrought Iron / Block / Stone / Split Rail & Post * Appears serviceable * Not fully visible  * Worn      * Neighbors fence * Maintenance / Repairs needed*(2)  * Deterioration* * Gates / Hardware are: _______ * Landscape maintenance needed      * Posts are: Loose / Leaning / Rusted*
             * Panels are: Unsafe / Worn / Loose / Leaning / Damaged *(2) Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Exterior Stairs * N/A * Metal * Concrete * Wood * Pavers / Bricks / Stone                      * At Grade
 * Location: ___________* Open porch * Enclosed porch * Shared Entry     * Appears serviceable  * Not fully visible    * Common cracks       * Major cracks*(2)
 * Maintenance*(2) * Deterioration* * Evidence of poor drainage*  * Safety issues*(2)(4) * Trip hazards*       * Improper landing   * Unsafe*  * Stairs / Uneven rise/ run *
(2)(4) * Steps / To Narrow / Steep / Worn *(2)                                                                          * Railings, Posts / Loose / Damaged / Rusted / Unsafe / Openings in rails to wide*(2) Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Main Incoming Electric Service :   * Appears serviceable   * Main shut off on Exterior       * Not fully visible   * Underground service * 3 wire / 2 wire * Drip loop missing *(2)          * Masthead not 3’ above highest part of roof *
(2)(5) Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Main Gas Line / Propane Service : * Appears serviceable   * Main shut off at supply pipe       * Not fully visible / accessible                        * Shut off needs wrench *

Main supply line issues – contact provider *(2)(4)(5)       Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Exterior Walls N/A * Wood Frame / Concrete / Masonry / Brick / Block / EIFS
 / Log     * Siding / Metal / Vinyl / Wood   * Stucco   * CMU / Split face * Other __________ * Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible * Common cracks* * Major cracks*(1)(2) * Maintenance needed*
     * Cracks / separations / sealing needed*(2)
                  * Damage to frames*(2)
     * Settlement/Movement*        * Evidence of poor drainage* * Rusted/Damaged lintels*   * Flashing / Seals / damaged / defects*(2)   * Settlement/Movement*     * Soil contact Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Exterior / Glass / Window / Door Condition N/A  * Glass Block / Fixed Pane / Sliding * Double Hung / Casement     * Metal / Vinyl / Wood     * Thermal
                             * Appears serviceable             * Not fully visible             * Not functional*(2)   * Maintenance*(2)                  * Cracks / separations / sealing needed*(2)
                   * Deterioration / Damage*(2)   * Damage to frames*(2)
  * Paint / Repairs needed* * Screens missing / Damage *   * Settlement/Movement* * Evidence of poor drainage* * Rusted/Damaged lintels*   * Flashing / Seals / damaged / defects*(2)   * Sill damage*(2) Notice: Thermal efficiency is not verified. Only a sampling of windows are inspected   Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Trim Eaves / Fascia / Soffits N/A * Wood / Vinyl / Metal / Masonry / Brick              * Appears serviceable         * Not fully visible   * Worn*
   * Maintenance needed*(2)   * Cracks / openings need repair*(2) * Deterioration / Damage*(2)
   * Poor drainage* * Moisture stains / damage*               * Nailing defects*
 * Flashing needed *(2)
                                                       * Caulking needed at: windows / doors / trim / flashing*(2 Comments:_________________________________________________________________

Chimney / Roof Vents N/A      * Masonry / Stone / Brick / Metal / Clay Tile        * Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible   * Wood sided chimney surround *
        * Deterioration / Damage*
    * Maintenance needed *(2)     * Paint / Repairs needed*   * Cracks / openings need repair*(2) * Cracks / separations / sealing needed*(2)
            * Chimney / brick / mortar is:    *(2)                  * Moisture stains / damage/ rust *(2)       * Settlement / Leaning*(1)(2)
                * Flashing damaged*(2)                                * Spark screen / rain guard missing *(2)          * Chimney Cap / cracks / missing *(2)          * Screens missing / Damage*              * Chimney flues at same height – possible backdraft issues *(2)

*Through the wall exhaust: vents ________ * Not Included in Scope of Inspection Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________


Roof Inspection _ Notice: Limited visibility – Personal property of tenants / owners is not moved to inspect walls / floors etc. Roofing components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties.

Garage Roof separate from House Roof   * Yes /No

Exposed Roof Flashing: * Flashing appears serviceable       * Not fully visible*         * Improper flashings at : Roof / Wall / Drip edge / Vent Pipes / Skylight / Valley * (2)          * Needs repair* (2)   * Vent caps appear serviceable     * Missing caps * (2)       
                   * Mastic covered     * Damaged flashing / Improper* (2)   * No visible flashing
   * Exterior view Skylight(s) appear serviceable     * Cracked / Damaged / Defect * (2)       Notice: Roofs, skylights and flashing are not water tested for leaks* Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Roof Style: N/A Hip / Gable / Flat / Low Slope / Mansard / Shed /Combination        How Inspected: * Viewed from ladder / ground / with binoculars     * Walked                        * Not fully visible due to: * height    * weather    * type    * debris Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Roof: N/A Asphalt / Composition Shingle / Wood / Tile / Slate / Metal / Combination / Built-up Roof: Gravel / Single-Ply / Modified Bitumen / Rolled Composition* Not fully visible*   * Appears serviceable   * Two or more layers*(2)   * Worn* * Damaged*(2)     * Roof material appears to be improperly installed *(2)(4)
           * Missing / displaced shingles       * Cupping / Lifting / Rolling
       * Poor Drainage*                                 * Roof appears to be nearing / at the end of useful life*(2)     * Moss*                         * Valley needs repair * (2)     * Repairs needed * (2)          Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Gutters / Downspouts N/A
* Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible               * Gutters / Drains blocked* (2)   * Debris filled*
     * Improper pitch*                  * Leaks at seams / corners*(2) * Evidence of ice damming*(2)
                                  * Add gutters & downspouts for drainage*             * Route downspouts away from building*
   * Roof / gutters not draining properly*(2)   * No secondary drains on roof
        * Oversize gutters recommended*(2)          * Subsurface drains not tested                  Notice: Gutters and subsurface drains are not water tested for leakage or blockage.* Regular maintenance of drainage systems is required to avoid water problems at the roof and foundation Comments:___________________________________________________________________


Front Entry Inspection 

Main Entry / Stairs  N > S > E > W >

Exterior Stairs * N/A * Metal    * Concrete    * Wood      * Pavers / Bricks / Stone                      * At Grade
 *   * Open porch * Enclosed porch * Shared Entry                                                  * Appears serviceable  * Not fully visible  * Common cracks       * Major cracks*(2)
 * Maintenance*(2) * Deterioration* * Evidence of poor drainage* * Safety issues*(2)(4) * Trip hazards*       * Improper landing   * Unsafe*(2)
  * Stairs / Uneven rise/ run *(2)(4) * Steps / To Narrow / Steep / Worn *(2)           * Settlement issues / cracks*(2)
       * Railings, Posts / Loose / Damaged / Missing /Rusted / Unsafe / Openings in rails to wide*(2) Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Entry Area / Landing: 
* Metal * Concrete * Wood / Deck   * Pavers / Bricks / Stone                              * Appears serviceable  * Flooring Loose / Damaged / Broken / Cracked / Missing*(2)(4)
 * Needs Paint / Maintenance *(2)
  Floor / Carpet / Molding moisture Stained / Damage *         Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Entry Door: * Appears serviceable * Damaged*(2)(4)   * Poor weather seal *(2)
 * Doors has inside key lock *(2)(5)   * Can not be opened from inside when closed*(2)(4) Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Beams / Joists / Posts / Supports / Rim Joists / Stringers: * N/A                     * Appears serviceable * Unsafe*(2)(4)   * Fasteners are Lifted / Missing / Improper *(2)(4) * Rusted*     * Cracked*
   * Moisture Stained / Damage *(2)                                 * Over-spanned / Bearing poorly /Over-notched*(2)                                                        Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Open Design / Covered Roof:N/A                                                                          * Appears serviceable        * Unsafe*(2)(4)        * Roof damage*(2)(4)                        * Fasteners are: Lifted / Missing / Improper*(2)(4)   * Moisture Stained / Damage*(2)
 * Sagging / Unsecure / Improper attachment to building*(2)(4) Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Rear Entry / Stairs  N > S > E > W >

Exterior Stairs * N/A * Metal    * Concrete    * Wood      * Pavers / Bricks / Stone        * Open porch * Enclosed porch * From Deck * Appears serviceable Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Entry Area / Landing: 
* Metal * Concrete * Wood / Deck   * Pavers / Bricks / Stone    * Appears serviceable  * Needs Maintenance *(2)
  * Unsafe*(2)(4) Comments:_____________________________________________________________

Entry Door: * Appears serviceable * Damaged*(2)(4)   * Poor weather seal *(2)
 Comments:___________________________________________________________________

General Notes: Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________


Garage Inspection __________________________________________________

Notice: Limited visibility – Personal property of tenants / owners is not moved to inspect walls / floors etc. Garage components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties.

Garage Inspection *   Attached / Detached * Underground / under living space                      

Garage Roof Separate from House Roof * Yes /No (See roof page for more information)

Floor * Concrete / Masonry / Brick /  * visible    * Partially visible*
   * Appears serviceable               * Concrete floors: cracked / settled / uneven
   * Common Cracks*  * Major Cracks*              * Evidence of Repairs* * Water Intrusion / Drainage issues* (2) Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Walls * Metal / Wood / Drywall    * Concrete / CMU / Brick * Conventional wood framing
   * Appears serviceable    Notice: Conditions inside the wall cannot be determined* *(2)           * Moisture / stains / damage*(2)     * Handyman / homeowner repairs*                                       * Holes /Openings need repair / Firewall Compromised *(2)(4)
 Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Ceiling * Metal / Wood / Drywall * Concrete / CMU / Brick      * Conventional wood framing * Appears serviceable    Notice: Conditions above ceiling cannot be determined*(2)                * Moisture / stains / damage* (2)   * Missing posts / beams *(2)(4)     * Common Cracks*      * Settlement Cracks*      * Framing modified*(2)
 * Handyman / homeowner repairs*       * Holes /Openings need repair / Firewall Compromised *(2)(4)
 Comments:____________________________________________________________________

Exterior Door N/A
 * Appears serviceable   * Not Functional / Unsafe / Worn*(2)(4)     * Blocked*
   * Framing is: cut / sagging / altered / broken*(2) * Moisture / stains / damage* Comments:_____________________________________________________________

Vehicle Door   * Rollup * Tilt Up
 * Appears serviceable * Not Functional / Unsafe *(2)(4) * Blocked*
   * Jambs / Framing is: cut / sagging / altered / broken*(2) Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Automatic Opener * Appears serviceable   * Not Functional *(2)(4)  * needs adjustment

Pressure reverse    * Appears serviceable   * Not Functional*(2)(4)  * needs adjustment Comments:_______________________________________________________________

Ventilation: N/A    * Serviceable  * None*(2)(4)    * Minimal Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Garage Electrical * Appears serviceable   * Broken Fixtures*(2)(4)
     * Unsafe / Improper wiring found *(2)(4)    * GFCI’s not operational / Missing *(2)(4)             * Exposed hot wires *(2)(4)    * Missing box covers / connectors / junction boxes: *(2)(4)
 * * Extension cords used as permanent wiring: *(2)(4)   * Handyman wiring / repairs *(2)(4) Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________

Garage Entry to House / Basement: N/A    * Serviceable      * Unsafe *(2)(4)      * Improper landing
/Uneven rise / run* * Railings /missing loose / openings to wide*(2)(4)
 * Door damaged / repairs needed*(2) * No Fire Door between house and garage *(2) (4) (5) Comments:___________________________________________________________________


Interior Inspection

Notice: Limited visibility – Personal property of tenants / owners is not moved to inspect walls / floors etc. Interior components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties

Interior Walls       *   Wood Frame  *   Concrete      *   Masonry / Brick / Block

*   Steel   *   Stucco   *   Dry wall   *   Aluminum Studs   *   Plaster / Lath

*   Appears service             *   Not fully visible     *   Common cracks*

*   Major Cracks*(2)(4)        *   Maintenance needed*

*   Holes /Openings need repair *(2)(4)           *   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)

*   Moisture stains / Damage*(2)(4)                 *   Evidence of prior repairs

Notice: Conditions inside the wall cannot be judged*   Lead paint testing is not performed

Comments:___________________________________________________________________________

Interior Ceiling   *   Steel grid   *   Exposed Wood Frame   *     Plaster

*   Drop Ceiling     *   Ceiling tiles / Acoustic / Tin   *   Exposed ducts    *   Dry Wall

* Appears serviceable           * Not fully visible      * Common cracks*

*   Major Cracks*(2)(4)           *   Maintenance needed*(2)

*   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)

*   Moisture stains / Damage / Leaks*(2)(4)       *   Evidence of prior repairs

Notice: Conditions above the ceiling cannot be judged*   Ceiling tiles are not removed

Comments:_________________________________________________________________________

Interior Windows       *   Wood Frame *   Aluminum   *   Vinyl / Metal

*   Dual Pane   *   Sliding   *   Casement   *   Double Hung   *   Louver  *   Fixed

*   Appears serviceable                *   Not fully visible

*   Crack / Broken glass*(2)(4)     *   Maintenance needed*(2)

*   Difficult to operate *(2)(4)     *   Won’t lock / open /close

*   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4) *   Failed thermal seal*(2)

* Frame / Jamb / Sill – Moisture stains / Damage*(2)(4)

Notice: Windows that are stuck or painted shut during inspection are not forced open*  

Lead paint testing is not performed

Comments:_____________________________________________________________

Doors   *   Solid *   Hollow core   *   Bi-fold   *   Louver    *   French     *   Sliding

* Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible     * Blocked

* Doors Rub / Stick       *   Frames not square – may indicate movement*(1)

*   Maintenance needed on hinge or locks*(2)     *   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)

*   Moisture stains / Damage / Leaks*(2)(4)       *   Evidence of prior repairs

*   Front / Rear entry / Exit door / Garage Door is keyed from inside*(2)(4)(5)

*   Weather seals recommended on exterior entry doors*(2)

Notice: Conditions of locked or blocked doors cannot be determined

Comments:_______________________________________________________________________________


Interior & Deck Inspection

Interior Floors       *   Wood * Tile   *   Carpet  *   Vinyl

*   Appears serviceable         *   Not fully visible           *   Common cracks*

*   Major Cracks*(2)(4)         *   Maintenance needed* *   Loose / missing *(2)(4)

*   Holes /Openings need repair *(2)(4)           *   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)

*   Moisture stains / Damage*(2)(4)                 *   Evidence of prior repairs

Notice: Conditions under the floor covering cannot be judged

Comments:__________________________________________________________________

Balcony / Deck / Patio Doors   *   Single door   *   French     *   Sliding

* Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible   * Blocked   * Doors Rub / Stick

*   Frames not square – may indicate movement*(1)

*   Maintenance needed on hinge or locks*(2)    *   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)

*   Moisture stains / Damage / Leaks*(2)(4)        *   Evidence of prior repairs

* Tempered   * Unable to determine if door is Tempered glass

Notice: Conditions of locked or blocked doors can not be determined

Comments:____________________________________________________________

Balcony / Deck / Patio : Location____________ * Metal  * Concrete     * Decking

* Suspension    * Cantilevered   * Post and Beam    * At grade   * Not fully visible*

* Appears serviceable * Unsafe*(2)(4) * Fasteners are Lifted / Improper *(2)(4)

* Decking Loose / Damaged / Broken / Cracked / Missing*(2)(4)

* Posts are Loose / Damaged / Broken / Cracked / Missing / Lifted / Improper *(2)(4)

* Unsecure / Improper / Loose / Disconnected attachment to building*(2)(4)

* Flashing not visible / Improper / Damaged / Missing*(2)     * Poor Drainage*

* Needs Paint / Maintenance*      * Moisture Stained / Rusted / Damage*

* Evidence of prior Patching / Repairs  * Footings are Cracked/ Improper *(2)(4)

Comments:___________________________________________________________________  

Deck : Location_____________________* Metal * Concrete * Decking – Wood/ Composite

* Suspension     * Cantilevered   * Post and Beam     * At grade   * Not fully visible*

* Appears serviceable * Moisture Stained / Rusted / Damage* * Needs Paint / Maintenance*

* Unsafe*(2)(4)       * Fasteners / Hangers – are Lifted / Separated / Improper *(2)(4)

* Decking Loose / Damaged / Broken / Cracked / Missing*(2)(4)   * Poor Drainage*

* Posts are Loose / Damaged / Broken / Cracked / Missing / Lifted / Improper *(2)(4)

* Joists / Rim Joists – are Loose / Damaged / Broken / Cracked / Improper Connections*(2)(4)

* Deck Joist Corners- are seperating / Damaged / Cracked / Improper Connections*(2)(4)

* Footings are Cracked/ Improper *(2)(4)   * Evidence of prior Patching / Repairs *

* Unsecure / Improper / Loose / Disconnected attachment to building*(2)(4)

* Flashing not visible / Improper / Damaged / Missing *(2)

Comments:___________________________________________________


Interior Inspection 

Notice: Limited visibility – Personal property of tenants / owners is not moved to inspect walls / floors etc. Interior components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties. 

Entry Area Floors       *   Wood * Tile   *   Carpet  *   Vinyl

*   Not fully visible            *   Common cracks*

*   Major Cracks*(2)(4)          *   Maintenance needed* *   Loose / missing *(2)(4)

*   Holes /Openings need repair *(2)(4)           *   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)

*   Moisture stains / Damage*(2)(4)                 *   Evidence of prior repairs

Notice: Conditions under the floor covering cannot be judged

Comments:______________________________________________

Fireplace / Freestanding Stove : Location _________________________________________

Notice: Inspector will not light fires to test fireplaces or woodstoves

* Masonry   *   Prefabricated   *   Ventless  *   Wood Burning / Gas

*   Free Standing Stove – Gas / Electric / Pellet / Wood

* Appears serviceable * Gas operational *   Unable to Test, Gas not turned on*     * Glass doors / screens need adjustment*            *   Damper operational*

* Glass doors / screens are damaged*(2)(4)    *   Damper not operational*(2)(4)

*   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4)      *   Cracked / Loose bricks / Gaps in firebrick *(2)(4)

*   Gas shut off is located inside firebox *(2)(4)(5)     *   Chimney flue needs cleaning *(2)(4)

*   Floor under freestanding stove -Cracked / loose bricks / tile / flammable materials *(2)(4)

*   Floor under stove / Back wall behind stove – flammable materials / needs caulking *(2)(4)

*   Flue for freestanding stove –loose connection / needs cleaning / improper rise *(2)(4)

*   Chimney above roofline –See roofing page for additional information *

*   Chimney above roofline – needs repairs / modifications / improper rise *(2)(4)

*   Recommend further evaluation and repairs fireplace company*(2)

Comments:_______________________________________________

Interior Skylights       *   Wood Frame *   Aluminum   *   Vinyl / Metal

*   Appears serviceable    *   Not fully visible *   Leaks noted *(2)

*   Crack / Broken glass*(2)(4)     *   Maintenance needed*(2)

*   Deterioration / Damage*(2)(4) *   Failed thermal seal*(2)

* Frame / Jamb / Sill / Chase – Moisture stains / Damage*(2)(4)

Notice: Skylights designed to open but appear stuck or unopened for a long period are not forced open*  

Comments:_______________________________

Laundry:        * Stackable in closet *   Side by side    *   laundry sink  *   Gas / Electric

*   Appears serviceable        *   Not fully visible    *   Safety Issues*(2)(4)

*   Gas piping not fully visible*(2)(4)   *   Unable to test washer / dryer*

*   Improper drainage*(2)   *   Improper dryer vent / not venting properly / Blocked Vent *(2)(4)                      *   Damage / deterioration* *   Insufficient combustion air for gas units*(2)(4)

*   Laundry sink drain / drain line connections / faucet leaks / not working* (2)(4)

*   Unit currently occupied – washer/dryer in use – check operation/condition on final walk-thru      

Comments:________________________


Bathroom Inspection Address: _______________________________________________

Bathroom Notes: (Note: not all fixtures, faucets, and drains are tested during this inspection)

Location: # A_____________ # B ______________ # C _____________   # D _________________

*   Unit currently occupied – bathrooms in use – check operation/condition on final walk-thru      

*   Recommend further evaluation and repairs by licensed plumber*(2)   A   B   C   D

Toilets

*   Appears serviceable                                                                                                                A   B   C   D

*   Not functional / Leaks / Deterioration / Loose on floor *(2)                            A   B   C   D

*   Cracked tank / cover / bowl / base *(2)(4)                                                                   A   B   C   D

­­*   Supply lines corroded / leak*(2)                                                                                       A   B   C   D

*   Moisture stains / damage / wax seal should be replaced*(2)                          A   B   C   D

Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Sinks

*   Appears serviceable                                                                           A   B   C   D

*   Not functional / Leaks / Deterioration*(2)                            A   B   C   D

*   Cracked / Loose sink *(2)                                                                 A   B   C   D

­­*   Supply lines corroded / leak*(2)                                                  A   B   C   D  

*   Faucet fixture leaks*(2)                                                                               A   B   C   D

*   Drain line leaks*(2)                                                                                        A   B   C   D

*   Hot & Cold water reversed*(2)(4)                                                         A   B   C   D

*  Moisture stains / damage*(2)                                                                     A   B   C   D

Comments:______________________________

Cabinets, Counter tops

*   Appears serviceable                                                                                     A   B   C   D

*   Minor / Moderate / Major   Wear / Deterioration*(2)              A   B   C   D

*   Cracked / Caulking / Repairs needed *(2)                                        A   B   C   D

Comments:_________________________

Tubs / Showers

*   Appears serviceable                                                                                    A   B   C   D

*   Not functional / Leaks / Deterioration*(2)                                    A   B   C   D

*   Floor / Wall Tiles Cracked / Loose *(2)                                            A   B   C   D

­­*   Supply lines corroded / leak*(2)                                                          A   B   C   D

*   Faucet fixture leaks*(2)                                                                             A   B   C   D

*   Drain line leaks*(2)                                                                                        A   B   C   D

*   Hot & Cold water reversed*(2)(4)                                                         A   B   C   D

*   Moisture stains / damage*(2)                                                                   A   B   C   D  

*   Caulking / Grout / Sealing needed at Tub / Shower walls *(2)                      A   B   C   D

*   Caulking / Grout / Sealing needed at Tub / Shower floors *(2)                    A   B   C   D

*   Damage to Shower doors *(2)                                                                                          A   B   C   D

Comments:________________________

Vent / Heat

*   Appears serviceable                                                                                    A   B   C   D

*   Exhaust Fans not functional / Inadequate / Heat*(2)(4)         A   B   C   D

­­*   Broken window / No ventilation*(2)(4)                                            A   B   C   D

Comments:_________________________

Bathroom Electrical

*   Appears serviceable                                                                                   A   B   C   D

*   Unsafe / Improper wiring found at: *(2)(4)                                   A   B   C   D

*   No outlets found *(2)(4)                                                                           A   B   C   D

*   GFCI’s respond to tester / Shared GFCI *                                      A   B   C   D  

*   GFCI’s not operational / Missing at: *(2)(4)                                   A   B   C   D

*   Outlets/switches within reach of tub/shower *(2)(4)(5)         A   B   C   D

*   Fixture is unsafe *(2)(4)                                                                               A   B   C   D

Comments:___________________________________________


Kitchen Inspection

(Note: appliances, fixtures, faucets, and drains that are inaccessible are not tested during this inspection)

*   Home currently occupied –Kitchen in use – check operation/condition on final walk-thru      

Cabinets , Counters , Floor and Lights

*   Appears serviceable     *   Minor / Moderate / Major wear and damage *                                             Comments:______________________

Sinks

*   Appears serviceable / Worn            *   Not functional / Leaks / Deterioration*(2)                                                   *   Cracked / Loose sink *(2)     ­­*   Supply lines corroded / leak*(2)                                                                 *   Faucet fixture leaks*(2)         *   Hot & Cold water reversed*(2)(4)

*   Drain line leaks*(2)                *   Moisture stains / damage below sink*(2)

*   Recommend further evaluation and repairs by licensed plumber*(2)           Comments:____________________________

Garbage Disposal *   None / not tested*(2)

*   Appears serviceable / Worn             * Not functional / damage / Deterioration*(2)

Comments:__________________________

Range / Cooktop / Microwave     *   Gas *   Electric                                                                                     *   Appears serviceable / Worn             * Not functional / damage / Deterioration*(2)

*   Gas Valve not visible *   * Burner / element did not operate*(2)

*   Exhaust fan makes unusual noise* * Filter dirty  * Fan hood operational / recirculating                             Comments:_________________________

Refrigerator *   None / not tested*(2)

*   Appears serviceable / Worn             * Not functional / damage / Deterioration*(2)

*   Electric plug not visible *               * Ice Maker / NA     * Ice maker- did not operate*(2)

Comments:__________________________

Dishwasher   *   Appears serviceable / Worn   *   None / not tested*(2)

*   Not working properly*(2)   *   Leaks noted*(2)(4)   *   Improper drain line / damage*(2)             *   Worn / Unsafe / At end of Life*(2)             * Not secure to cabinet / counter top*(2)

Comments:_________________________

Ventilation

*   Appears serviceable * Exhaust Fans not functional / need cleaning / Inadequate*(2)(4)

­­*   Broken window / No ventilation*(2)(4) * Exhaust Fan over stove recirculates into room *                                               Comments:_________________________

Kitchen Electrical   *   Appears serviceable / Worn

*   Unsafe wiring *(2)(4)  * Improper wiring *(2)(4)     *   Fixture is unsafe at: *(2)(4)

* GFCI’s respond to tester         *   GFCI’s not operational / Missing *(2)(4)

Comments:__________________________

Smoke Detector

*   Not found*(5) * Not tested* * Suggest additional detectors in appropriate places (5) Comments:___________________________________________________________________


Plumbing Inspection

Plumbing components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties. Incoming main water lines that are common area components are not fully inspected outside the home. Well and Septic water supply, waste distribution and drainage (DWV) are not fully inspected. Check with local County or Home Owner Association for status of these systems. Only plumbing components that are visually accessible are part of this inspection.

Waste Lines: *   Cast Iron / Copper / Galvanized / Plastic / Lead

*   Cannot determine           *   Not fully visible     *   Leaks noted *(2)(4)

*   Appears serviceable / Worn     *   Evidence of prior repairs*

*   Defects / Deterioration / Worn / Unsafe / Near end of lifespan*(2)(4)

*   Minor / Moderate / Excessive / Rust / Corrosion *(2)(4)      *   Pipes lack support*(2)(4)

*   Insufficient fall for adequate drainage *(2)     *   Open waste / Sewer line*(2)(4)

*   Noise in pipes*(2) *   Cross connections*(2) *   Copper / Galvanized contact*(2)               *   Cross connections*(2) *   Copper / Galvanized contact*(2)

*   Recommend further evaluation /repairs by licensed plumber *(2)

Comments:_________________________

Note* City sewer service ,main building septic systems and underground pipes or pipes inside walls cannot be inspected for sizing, leaks, or corrosion* Future drainage performance is also not determined*

Supply Lines: *   Copper / Galvanized / Plastic / Lead

*   Cannot determine   *   Not fully visible   * Leaks Noted *(2)(4)   * Well Pump Installed *

*   Appears serviceable / Worn   *   Evidence of prior repairs* *   Noise in pipes*(2)              *   Defects / Deterioration / Worn / Unsafe / Near end of lifespan*(2)(4)

*   Minor / Moderate / Excessive / Rust / Corrosion *(2)(4)   *   Pipes lack support*(2)(4)             *   Cross connections*(2)       *   Copper / Galvanized contact*(2)

*   Recommend further evaluation /repairs by licensed plumber *(2)

Comments:_________________________

Note* Underground pipes or pipes inside walls cannot be inspected for sizing, leaks, or corrosion* Water quality testing or testing for hazards such as lead or contaminates is not part of this inspection*


Water Heater or Boiler Storage Tank:

*   Gas / Propane / Electric *   Not fully visible

*   Appears serviceable / Worn    * Not accessible – could not inspect*(2)

*   Pilot / system off- could not inspect*(2)      *   Blanket Wrapped could not fully inspect*(2)

*   Defects / Deterioration / Unsafe / Near end of lifespan*(2)(4)

* Rust flakes in burner chamber*

*   Heater leaks: water / gas /oil *(2)(4)      *   Loose / damaged / Improper connections *(2)(4) *   TPR valve installed / not installed / improper / blocked release / unsafe termination *(2)(4)

*   Combustion air is available        *   Improper air supply*(2)(4)

*   Vent flue pipe is serviceable      *   Vent pipe damaged / disconnected*(2)(4)

*   Vent flue backdraft noted *(2)(4) *   Insufficient clearance to combustible materials *(2)(4)   *   Improper drip / drainage pan   *   Missing or improper TPR value and/or extension *(2)(4)

*   Leaks or corrosion noted at water lines around water heater *(2)(4)

*   Recommend further evaluation /repairs by licensed plumber *(2)

Comments:______________________


Heating / Air Conditioning Address: _______________________________________________

Note* In-depth inspections of Specific Building Heating Systems / boilers maybe beyond the scope of this inspection. We recommend a full service / maintenance inspection and evaluation of your current systems be performed by a qualified service professional familiar with the buildings specific make, model and style of system. Components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties.

Heating Type: Location _________________

*   Forced air *   Boiler / Steam Radiator   *   Radiant / Baseboard

Fuel Type:     *   Natural gas / Propane  *   Electric

Condition:        *   Appears serviceable / Worn*/ Worn

*   Pilot / system off – could not inspect*(2)(4)        *   Filter needs changing*(2)

*   Unsafe*(2)(4)        *   Recommend Replacement *(2)(4)

*   Defects / Deterioration / Near end of lifespan*(2)(4)    *   Rust flakes in burner chamber *(2)

*   Unusual flame pattern*(2)   *   No service tag visible*(2)

*   System does not appear to have been serviced per manufactures instructions *(2)(4)

*   Recommend evaluation & repairs by HVAC specialist *(2)(4)

Comments:_______________________

Combustion Air and Venting:      *   Appears serviceable / Worn *

*   Combustion air is available *        *   Improper air supply*(2)(4)

*   Vent pipe damaged / disconnected *(2)(4)         *   Vent flue backdraft noted *(2)(4)

*   Insufficient clearance to combustible materials *(2)(4) *   Improper vent rise *(2)(4)

*   Vent terminates near window / opening *(2)(4)

*   Recommend evaluation & repairs by HVAC specialist *(2)(4)

Comments:_________________________

Distribution: *   Ducts / Register / Pipes / Convectors / Radiators / Baseboard / Electric

*   Appears serviceable * *   Unsafe *(2)(4)          * Not fully visible *(2)

*   Not accessible*(2)       *   Defects / Deterioration / Worn / Near end of lifespan*(2)(4)

*   Leaks / Corrosion *(2)(4)

Comments:____________________________________________

Air Conditioning: *   N/A

Note* Window / portable and computer cooling units are beyond the scope of this inspection. A full service / maintenance inspection and evaluation of your current systems should be performed by a qualified service professional familiar with the specific make, model and style of system.

*   Unable to inspect *(2)(4)     *   Not accessible*            *   Not fully visible*

*   Air temp below 65 Unable to test systems, operation could cause damage*

*   Split System / Package unit

*   Appears serviceable *        *   Near end of lifespan *(2)(4)

*   Defects / Deterioration / Worn / Need repairs / *(2)(4)

*   Leaks / Corrosion *(2)(4)

*   Condenser coil: Damage / Worn / Needs repair *(2)(4)

*   Condensate line: Damage / Worn / Leak / Need repair*(2)

*   Refrigerant line: Insulation / Damage / Worn / Need repair *(2)

Comments:__________________________________________


Foundation

Notice: Limited visibility – Personal property of tenants / owners is not moved to inspect walls / floors etc.

Foundation Inspection – N/A _____________________________  

Foundations: *Slab-on-grade *Crawlspace vented / unvented    *Basement * Poured Concrete  * Masonry Block * Brick    * Stone    * Piers    * Wood * Columns:    * Concrete   * Steel * Wood   * Masonry Block        * Brick               * Entered crawl   * No access   * Partial   * Door  * Cover  * OK / Damaged *Foundations:    * Visible   * Partially visible*
 * Exterior Repairs noted*                   * Exterior cracks*
 * Appears serviceable   * Not Functional*
     * Repairs noted* * Cracks / common / major / excessive*(2)(4)   * Common cracks
   * Filled cracks *
                           * Movement /Displacement *(2)         * Exposed footing*                     * Settlement                 * Further evaluation needed*(1)(2) * Interior Repairs noted*                                      * No moisture present                       * Moisture stains Moisture / Water present* (2)       * Unable to inspect                             *Slab not visible due to:_______________________ Comments:_________________________________________________

_Basement / Crawl Space / Floor / Ceiling Construction: * Joists  * Truss       * Joist Pockets    * Concrete    * Steel  * Conventional wood framing   * Not visible * Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible*
 * Unsafe *(2)(4)                     * Exposed joists / Drywall ceiling / Drop ceiling / Damaged / Paneled walls *(2)(4)
         * Joists / Beams / Post / Columns are: Over notched / twisted / altered *(2)(4)              * Major cracks*(2)(4)   * Unsafe*(2)(4)             * Bulges / Gaps *    * Worn    * Damage at:_____________________*(2)(4)       * Improper connections*(2)(4)
 * Framing is: cut / sagging / altered / broken*(2)
     * Moisture / stains / damage / present * * Concrete floors: cracked / settled / uneven (2)
     * Floor tile / 9”x 9” / asbestos / carpet * Comments:__________________________________________________

Ventilation: *Serviceable * None  *Minimal *Broken windows                             *Back draft at exhausts*(2) Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Vapor Retarder: *N/A *Serviceable *Not visible* *Minimal *Installed incorrectly* *Loose* Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Sump / Septic Pump: *N/A *Serviceable *None *Installed incorrectly*(2)
 *Septic pit* *Not Functional*(2)  *Not tested______________ *Recommended*(2) ________________ Notice: The inspector does not determine the effectiveness of any system installed to control or remove suspected hazardous substances* No engineering is performed during this inspection *

Septic pits and septic systems are not part of this inspection and should be inspected separately Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Exterior Entry to Basement:N/A    *Serviceable *None                                                *Door damaged /repairs needed*(2) *Uneven rise / run*  *Loose step(s) *(2)(4) *Railings loose / openings to wide*(2)(4)
 *Stairs too steep* *No floor drain*   *Retaining walls*_________________________________ Comments:___________________________________________________________________


Electrical Inspection

Any incoming main electric service, main building electric panel or sub panels that are considered common area components and part of an HOA, Townhome or Condo complex are not fully inspected. Check with building maintenance or HOA for status. Only specific panels visually accessible for this home are part of this inspection. Components have not been checked for recall notices or checked for mfg., builders or installation warranties.

Main Incoming Electric Service : Main shut off Location: ________________________________ * Appears serviceable   * Not fully visible   *3 wire / 2 wire * Drip loop missing *(2)       * Underground service   * Masthead not 3’ above highest part of roof *
(2)(5) Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Main panel: Location: ____________________________ Panel rating _______ * Not verified

Sub panel: Location: __________________–__________ Panel rating _______ * Not verified

*   Appears serviceable   *   Breakers / Fuses    * Square D/ Fed Pacific Stab Lock*(2)(4)(5)               *   Panel cover missing / damaged / painted shut *(2)(4) * Not accessible*(2)(4)                  *   Unsafe*(2)(4) *   Unprotected openings in panel*(2)(4)   *   Breaker is off *

* Power is off no inspection performed – recommend further evaluation *(2)(4)

*   Breakers: damaged / inoperable / not labeled at panel *(2)(4)

*   Improper wiring at panel*(2)(4)  *   Double Tap *(2)(4) *   Splices in panel *(2)(4)

*   Electrical system in panel appears outdated by today’s standards *(5)

* Recommend further evaluation and repairs by licensed electrician *(2)(4)(5)

Comments:______________________

Conductors:

Service Wire: * Copper * Aluminum * Can not Determine

Branch Wire: * Copper *   Aluminum * Can not Determine

* Non-Metallic Cable    * Metal / Plastic Conduit    * Cannot Determine

Comments:___________________________________________________________________

Wiring Notes – Interior:

(Note: only a representative sampling of fixtures, switches, and outlets have been inspected)

*   Sample of fixtures, switches, and outlets tested appear serviceable

*   Polarity & grounding of sampled outlets within 6’ of plumbing appear serviceable

*   GFCI’s respond to tester at:__________________________________________

*   GFCI’s not operational at:_____________________________________*(2)(4)(5)

*   GFCI’s not installed within normal parameters *(2)(4)(5)

*   Extension cords used as wiring *(2)(4)(5)   *Exposed wiring found *(2)(4)(5)

*   Some three prong outlets did not test properly grounded *(2)(4)(5)

*   Some outlets were not operational*(2)(4)(5) ______________________________________

*   Improper wiring *(2)(4)(5)                * Unsafe wiring found*(2)(4)(5)

*   Missing / damaged cover plates found*(2)(4)(5) ______________________

*   Unsafe Lighting Fixture / Switches found *(2)(4)(5) ­­­­_______________________________

*   Electrical system wiring appears outdated by today’s standards.

* Recommend further evaluation and repairs by licensed electrician *(2)(4)(5)

Comments:____________________________________

Smoke / CO2 Detector

*   Not found*(5)    * Not tested* * Suggest adding detectors in appropriate places (5)

*   Test button responds              * Did not respond to test button*

Comments:____________________________________________________________________________


Attic Inspection 

N/A * Cathedral Ceiling No Attic   * No attic access found   * Attic access blocked       * Attic access w/ narrow hatch       * Attic access painted shut

Location: # A_____________________ # B ____________________ # C _________________  

*   Unable to access                                                                                   A   B   C

*   Entered                                                                                                      A   B   C

*   Viewed from hatch (limited visibility)                                     A   B   C

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*   Vented                                                                                                      A   B   C

*   Unvented *(2)                                                                                        A   B   C

*   Insulated    Fiberglass / Rock wool                                             A   B   C

*   Poorly Insulated                                                                                    A   B   C

*   Insulation needs repair *(2)(4)                                                       A   B   C

*   Possible asbestos Insulation *(2)(4)(5)                                      A   B   C

*   Exhaust fan needs repair *(2)(4)                                                     A   B   C

*   Additional exhaust fan recommended *(2)                               A   B   C

*   Eave Vents blocked *(2)                                                                         A   B   C

*   Bathroom/kitchen vents exhausting into attic *(2)               A   B   C

*   Mechanicals exhausting into attic *(2)                                         A   B   C

*   Exposed electrical                                                                                    A   B   C

*   Electrical issues noted* (2)                                                                  A   B   C

*   Electrical fixture covered with insulation *(2)(4)                    A   B   C

*   Holes in roofing *(2)(4)                                                                            A   B   C

*   Damaged sheathing *(2)(4)                                                                   A   B   C

*   Damaged framing *(2)(4)                                                                        A   B   C

*   Damaged supports *(2)(4)                                                                      A   B   C

*   Structural repairs needed *(2)(4)                                                       A   B   C

*   Structural repairs noted *                                                                      A   B   C

*   Holes in sidewalls*(2)(4)                                                                         A   B   C

*   Holes in gable ends *(2)(4)                                                                     A   B   C

*   Water stains noted *(2)                                                                           A   B   C

*   Active water leaks *(2)(4)                                                                        A   B   C

*   Water damage to chimney components *(2)(4)                          A   B   C

*   Damaged duct work evident *(2)(4)                                                   A   B   C

*   Damaged chimney components evident *(2)(4)                          A   B   C

*   Animal issues *(2)(4)                                                                                   A   B   C

Comments:____________________________________________

Framing / Joists / Posts/ Supports : * Appears serviceable   * Unsafe*(2)(4)

* Not fully visible* * Fasteners are lifted /missing / improper *(2)(4)     * Rotted*(2)(4)   * Cracked*(2)(4) * Moisture stained / Damaged *(2)(4) * Modified *(2)

* Over-spanned / Bearing Poorly *
(2)(4)

* Recommend further evaluation and repairs by licensed contractor *(2)(4)(5)

Comments:____________________________________________

 

 

 


This Home Inspection Report lists the systems and components inspected on a specific date and time by SPACE-MAN CONSULTING Home & Property Inspections. Appliances, mechanical systems and building components have not been inspected or checked for recall notices. Items not found in this report are considered beyond the scope of this inspection, and should not be considered as inspected. Note* Infrared Thermal Scans are beyond the scope of a standard Home inspection and may be addressed separately.

Notice: SPACE-MAN Consulting Inc. and its Inspector’s liability are limited to a refund of the fee actually paid for the inspection and report. Refer to the Colorado State Standard Home Inspection Agreement found attached and at https://www.facebook.com/SpaceManInspections for more information.

KEY TO YOUR INSPECTION REPORT
(*) This item or component warrants additional attention, repair or monitoring.

(1) Recommended evaluation by a qualified licensed structural engineer / geotechnical

engineer.

(2) Recommend further review and repairs as needed by a qualified licensed contractor or

specialty tradesman dealing with that item or system.

(3) Recommend further review for the presence of any wood destroying pests or organisms by

qualified Pest Inspector.

(4) This item is a safety hazard – correction is needed

(5) Recommend upgrading for safety enhancement. This building may have been constructed

before current safety standards were developed.

____________________________________________________

General Notes:_*   This home is currently occupied – Buyers should recheck the operation & condition of mechanical systems and appliances during a final walk-thru before closing.

 

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