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Accurate
Home Inspection
Services
 
7005 Sugar Grove N.C. 28679
Leave a voice message anytime @ 828.297.4229
 

If you need a Home Inspection, it will help you to familiarize yourself with the information that will be in the report. Even if you chose not to use Accurate Home Inspection Services, we think this will be helpful to you.

 

This part of the report will be approximately 11 pages.

In total, A home Inspection will require +- 20 pages of paperwork to completion.

 

 

I. Foundation, Basement and Structure

Foundation Type: Concrete Block Brick Other

Basement Crawlspace Slab

Thickness: inches

Method used to observe under floor crawlspaces:

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Grade at Foundation

 

SAMPLE

 

Walks/Driveway

 

 

 

Retaining Walls

 

 

 

Foundation Walls

 

 

 

Sill Plate

 

 

 

Footing Drain Pipe

 

 

 

Floor Joists

 

 

 

Sub-flooring

 

 

 

Beam Supports

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

 

Cracks

 

 

 

Ventilation

 

 

 

Prior Water Infiltration

 

 

 

Vapor Barrier

 

 

 

Sump Pump

 

 

 

Chimney Foundation

 

 

 

Dist. 1st Wood to Ground

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

II. Exterior: Siding, Windows, Doors, and Other Elements

Wall Structure Type: Masonry Frame Material:

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Siding Condition

 

SAMPLE

 

Cracks (Masonry)

 

 

 

Windows

 

 

 

Doors

 

 

 

Trim work

 

 

 

Paint & Caulk

 

 

 

Storm Doors & Windows

 

 

 

Porch

 

 

 

Decks

 

 

 

Steps

 

 

 

Balconies

 

 

 

Railings

 

 

 

Shed

 

 

 

Carport

 

 

 

Garage

 

 

 

Garage Door Rev. Mech.

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

III. Roof

Type of Roof: Flat Shed Gambrel Gabled Hip

Method used to observe Roof Surface:

Materials: Asphalt Asbestos Ceramic Slate

Wood Metal Fiberglass

Layers: Original One Layer Two Layers

Rain Gutters: Galvanized Aluminum Copper Vinyl None

Attic Access Method:

Attic Ventilation: Soffit Vents Ridge Vents Gable Vents

Power Fan Wind Turbine Vent Caps

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Condition of Shingles

 

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Flashing & Joints

 

 

 

Soffits & Fascias

 

 

 

Skylights

 

 

 

Vent Pipes

 

 

 

Chimney

 

 

 

Gutters

 

 

 

Downspouts

 

 

 

Attic Ventilation

 

 

 

Attic Water Infiltration

 

 

 

Attic Insulation

 

 

 

Attic Wood Condition

 

 

 

Joists & Rafters

 

 

 

Sheathing

 

 

 

Trusses

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

IV. Plumbing System

Water Supply: Water Piping:

Waste Disposal: Waste Piping:

Hot Water Heater: Gallon Capacity

Manufacturer: Model Number:

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Condition and existence of vent pipe system to exterior

 

SAMPLE

 

Water Pressure (Functional Flow)

 

 

 

Functional Drainage

 

 

 

Condition of water piping

 

 

 

Main Water Shut Off Valve

 

 

 

Plumbing Fixtures Connectors including Faucets & Traps

 

 

 

Interior Drain, Sewer and Vent Piping

 

 

 

Hot Water Heaters

 

 

 

Bathroom Plumbing Fixtures

 

 

 

Bathroom Tile and Grout

 

 

 

Shower Pans

 

 

 

Whirlpool Tub

 

 

 

Laundry Tubs

 

 

 

Bar Sinks

 

 

 

Exposed Water Storage Tanks

 

 

 

Septic System and Well System

 

 

 

Condensate Pump

 

 

 

Drainage Ejector Pump

 

 

 

Water Filter

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

V. Electrical System

Main Service Capacity: [] Amps 110 Volts 110/220 Volts

Service Entry Conductor Type: Copper Aluminum

Location of Main Panel: Overhead Underground Seal Intact

Weatherproofing of service entrance: Satisfactory Unsatisfactory

Main Panel Box Type: Breakers Fuses

Additional Spaces Available: Yes No

Number of Disconnects to cut all power: [] (6 max.)

House Wiring: Copper Aluminum Copper-Clad Aluminum

Other: Receptacles: Grounded Not-Grounded

Polarity: Satisfactory Unsatisfactory

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI): Yes No Operating: Yes No

Location of Distribution & Sub Panels:

Distribution of Receptacles: Adequate Marginal

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Service Ground and Bonding Wires

 

SAMPLE

 

Main Service Cable Attached to House

 

 

 

Service Panel Box

 

 

 

Breaker/Fuse Condition

 

 

 

Interior House Wiring

 

 

 

Receptacles, Switches, & Fixtures

 

 

 

Wiring to Central Heat/AC Systems

 

 

 

Wiring to other Major Electrical Equipment

 

 

 

Outside Receptacles and Fixtures

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

VI. Central Heating System

Type: Brand:

Model:

Condition:

Size of Filters:

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Flue Pipes

 

SAMPLE

 

Chimneys

 

 

 

Slope

 

 

 

Joints

 

 

 

Oil Tank

 

 

 

Oil Tank Vent

 

 

 

Draft Device

 

 

 

Heat Exchanger

 

 

 

Furnace

 

 

 

Carbon Monoxide Detector

 

 

 

Thermostat

 

 

 

Heat Pump

 

 

 

Emergency/Aux. Heat Strips

 

 

 

Coil

 

 

 

Evaporator

 

 

 

Refrigerant Lines

 

 

 

Outside Fan

 

 

 

Air Ducts

 

 

 

Supply / Return Plenums

 

 

 

Inside Fan

 

 

 

Fireplaces

 

 

 

Gas Piping / Connection

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

VII Air Conditioning System

Type: Brand:

Model:

Condition:

Tested System:

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Filters

 

SAMPLE

 

Controls

 

 

 

Fan

 

 

 

Coil Fins

 

 

 

Condensation Drain

 

 

 

Temperature Drop Test

15 - 25 Degrees = normal

 

 

 

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

VIII. Interior: Walls, Ceilings, Floors, Windows, & Doors

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Walls

 

SAMPLE

 

Ceilings

 

 

 

Floors

 

 

 

Stairways

 

 

 

Steps

 

 

 

Closets

 

 

 

Railings

 

 

 

Doors

 

 

 

Trim work

 

 

 

Insulation

 

 

 

Kitchen Cabinets

 

 

 

Kitchen Counter Tops

 

 

 

Locks

 

 

 

Fire Alarms/Smoke Detector

 

 

 

Ceiling Fans

 

 

Comments:

 

 SAMPLE

 

 

IX. Kitchen Appliances

S = Satisfactory U = Unsatisfactory O = Operating NA = Not Applicable NV = Not Visible

 

Checkpoint

Rating

Comments

 

Sinks

 

SAMPLE

 

Dishwasher

 

 

 

Range

 

 

 

Oven

 

 

 

Microwave

 

 

 

Refrigerator

 

 

 

Fan/Hood

 

Vent:

Interior

Exterior

 

 

Garbage Disposal

 

 

 

Trash Compactor

 

 

 

Central Vacuum System

 

 

 

Clothes Washer

 

 

 

Clothes Dryer

 

 

Comments:

 

 

 SAMPLE

 

Summary Sheet for:

NOTE: This summary page is only a portion of the home inspection report for the above named property. The complete report consists of this summary sheet and a nine part detailed home inspection checklist. The checklist may include additional information of concern to the client. It is strongly recommended that the client read the entire report.

The following items are considered to be Unsatisfactory:

I. Foundation

SAMPLE

II. Exterior

 

III. Roof

 

IV. Plumbing

 

V. Electrical

 

VI. Central Heating System

 

VII. Air Conditioning System

 

VIII. Interior

 

  1. Appliances

 

As prescribed: "This summary is not the entire report. The complete report may include additional information of concern to the client. It is recommended that the client read the complete report.".

 

SAMPLE

 

Subject to change without notice

 
 
 
Accurate
Home Inspection
Services
 
7005 Sugar Grove N.C. 28679
Leave a voice message anytime @ 828.297.4229
or email us: nchomeinspector@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Professional Home Inspections performed in Alexander, Avery, Watauga, Caldwell & Catawba Counties of North Carolina including Boone, Blowing Rock, Lenoir, and Hickory, by Licensed Home Inspector #0518 Donald E. Price ( Don ).

Including Beech Mountain, Banner Elk, ASU, Boone, Blowing Rock, Seven Devils, Hound Ears, Watauga County and Avery County, North Carolina.

Donald E. Price, Licensed North Carolina Home Inspector #0518, also is a Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker # 157716. Broker/Owner of 4B Real Estate covering the Blowing Rock, Boone, Banner Elk and Beech Mountain, or 'High Country' areas of Avery and Watauga Counties of Northwest North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Home of Appalachian State University. 4B Real Estate lists and sells homes and land as well as area condos.

The 4B Real Estate web site URL's are:

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