123 Apple Ln.

Example, TN, 12345

May 31st, 2019

INSPECTED BY

Desmond Thornton

PREPARED FOR

John Doe

Estimated Square Feet

1334

Inspection Fee

$465

Number of Bathrooms

Two

Number of Bedrooms

Three

Will the client be attending the inspection?

Yes

Year Built

1950

General Information

Definition of Conditions

  • AS = Appears Serviceable: The item appeared to be in working or usable condition with no major discrepancies noted.

  • HS = Highly Suggested: The item was not present/missing during the inspection and it is highly suggested to add or update to today's standards.

  • C/R = Correction Needed/Repair: The item was at or near the end of its useful lifespan. A certified professional should be contacted for further evaluation and repair.

  • S = Safety Issue: The item is considered a safety hazard and can cause harm to people or property. These items need to be repaired as soon as possible.

  • NI = Not Inspected: The item was not inspected during the inspection.

  • M = Maintenance issue for the owners of the home could be to correct or maintain.

Scope of Work

Disclaimer

WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE INSPECTION

The scope of this inspection and report is limited to a visual inspection of the systems and components as listed below, in order to identify those, if any, which may need replacement or repair. See InterNACHI Standards of Practice for a detailed description of the scope of inspection. (www.nachi.org)

Exterior

  • Landscaping, retaining walls, gutters, downspouts, sidewalks and driveways (both the condition and as they affect foundation drainage).
  • Roof, chimney, flashing, and valleys (for evidence of water penetration and a description of materials).
  • Siding, fascia, soffit, walls, widows, doors, foundation, attached porches, decks, balconies, patios, and garages (both structural and condition).

Interior

  • Plumbing System
    • Water supply, drains, vents, water heaters, fixtures, and locating (but not testing) shut off valves.
  • Electrical System
    • Service drop, service panel, ground wire, GFCI plugs, switches, receptacles, installed fixtures, and smoke detectors.
  • Heating/Cooling System
    • Permanent systems, operating controls, filters, ducts, insulation, vapor barrier, and ventilation.
  • Bathrooms/Kitchen/Other Rooms
    • Doors, windows, walls, floors (as to general condition), cabinets, countertops, and installed fixtures.
  • Structure
    • Ceilings, walls, floors, stairs, basements, attic, and crawl spaces (as to evidence of water damage and general condition and if readily accessible).

OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF THE INSPECTION

Any area which is not exposed to view or is inaccessible because of soil, walls, floors, carpets, ceilings, furnishings, lack of access or crawl spaces or any major system (water or electrical systems, heating system, or air conditioner) that is not currently functional is not included in this inspection.

The inspection does not include any destructive testing, mold testing/Inspection or dismantling. Client agrees to assume all the risk for all conditions which are concealed from view at the time of the inspection. This is not a home warranty, guarantee, insurance policy, or substitute for real estate disclosures which may be required by law. Whether or not they are concealed, the following are outside the scope of the inspection:

  • Building code or zoning ordinance violations.
  • Thermostatic or time clock controls, or low voltage wiring systems.
  • Geological stability or soils conditions.
  • Water softener, water purifier, or solar heating systems.
  • Structural stability or engineering analysis.
  • Saunas, steam baths, or fixtures and equipment.
  • Building value appraisal or cost estimates.
  • Pools, spa bodies, underground piping, or sprinkler systems.
  • Radio-controlled devices, automatic gates, elevators, lifts, and dumbwaiters.
  • Furnace heat exchanger, freestanding appliances, security alarms or personal property.
  • Specific components noted as being excluded on the individual system inspection form.
  • Adequacy or efficiency of any system or component.
  • Prediction of life expectancy of any item.

The Inspector is a home inspection generalist and is not acting as an engineer or expert in any craft or trade. If the Inspector recommends consulting other specialized experts, Clients do so at Clients expense.

CONFIDENTIAL REPORT

The written report to be prepared by the Inspector shall be considered the final and exclusive findings of the Inspector/Inspection Company regarding the home inspection at the Inspection Address. The inspection report to be prepared for the Client is solely and exclusively for the Clients own information and may not be relied upon by any other person. Client agrees to maintain the confidentiality of the inspection report and agrees not to disclose any part of it to any other person with the exception of the seller and/or the real estate agents directly involved in this transaction. Client(s) or the inspector may distribute copies of the inspection report to the seller and real estate agents directly involved in this transaction, but neither the seller nor the real estate agent are intended beneficiaries of this Agreement or the inspection report. Client agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold the Inspector/inspection Company harmless from any third party claims arising out of the Client's or Inspectors distribution of the inspection report.

DISPUTES

Client understands and agrees that the Inspector/Inspection Company is not an insurer, that the price paid for the subject inspection and report is based solely on the service provided. Client also agrees that any claim of failure in the accuracy of the report shall be reported to the Inspector/Inspection Company within five business days of discovery and that failure to notify the inspector within that time period shall constitute a waiver of any and all claims. The Inspector/Inspection Company shall have five business days to respond to the claim. If the Inspector/Inspection Company fails to satisfy the claim, liability shall be limited to a refund of the price paid for the Inspection and Report. Inspection refund will only be honored within 45 days of the date of inspection. After the 45 days have been exhausted the client knowingly and understandably, is not at Liberty for any type of refund from the inspection company.

1 · Grounds

Grading

Sidewalks/Walkways

Concrete

Driveway

Concrete

Retaining Walls

Block

Grading

The site is moderately sloped.

1.1 · Grading

Evidence indicates the water runs towards the home.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

1.2 · Grading

Tree roots are present in the yard and can cause foundation or driveway/sidewalk issues.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

1.3 · Driveway

The driveway surface was raised or settled. Tripping hazards were observed. These should be repaired for safety.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

1.4 · Driveway

The driveway shows evidence of poor drainage and / or ponding. Driveway should be sloped to allow for proper drainage. This condition can also cause deterioration of the driveway and water penetration at foundations, crawl spaces, and basements.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

1.5 · Driveway

The driveway appears to be approaching the end of its useful life. Typically, concrete lasts up to 30 years, while asphalt lasts up to 20 years. However, installers say driveways may need to be replaced sooner or last longer depending on upkeep.
General Infomation

1.6 · Sidewalks/Walkways

Deterioration and some settlement was observed at the sidewalk.
Maintenance

1.7 · Retaining Walls

The retaining wall was leaning or bowed. Some repair may be warranted.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

1.8 · Retaining Walls

The retaining wall has evidence of cracks at the time of inspection.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

2 · Exterior

Exterior Walls

Exterior Wall Conditions

Type
Aluminum siding
Painted Block

2.1 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Large tree or trees were too close at the of the house. These trees may need to be removed to reduce the possibility of damage to the foundation, siding, and / or roof.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

2.2 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Client(s) should consider updating the exterior siding in the future.
(Top Consideration) Recommended Updates

2.3 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Birds /Wasp nest notice around the home. Consider steps to remove this from the area.
(Top Consideration) Recommend Testing/Inspection

2.4 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Aluminum siding had areas of denting. This may indicate water entry in the future. This is it should be sealed as yearly maintenance.
Maintenance

2.5 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Missing siding was observed. Due to conditions observed, water penetration may have occurred.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

2.6 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Settlement crack viewed. Recommend further evaluation by a licensed foundation specialist or structural engineer. Also recommend asking your realtor for a structural engineer clearance letter.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

2.7 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Fascia board damage viewed. Recommend repairs.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

2.8 · Exterior Wall Conditions

Vegetation was in contact with the exterior walls. The vegetation should be trimmed away 1 - 2 feet from the wall. The exterior walls were not fully visible due to overgrown vegetation.
Maintenance

Front Entrance

Front Conditions

Type
Porch

2.9 · Front Conditions

No railings were present. Steps of 3+ or porch/deck height of 30in+. Should have railing. For increased safety, client should consider installation of a railing. Client should consult with a qualified contractor for information on current standards.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

Rear Entrance

Rear Conditions

Type
Deck

2.10 · Rear Conditions

Client should consider replacing some of the walking boards on the rear deck in the future.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

2.11 · Rear Conditions

No railings were present. Steps of 3+ or porch/deck height of 30in+. Should have railing. For increased safety, client should consider installation of a railing. Client should consult with a qualified contractor for information on current standards.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

Exterior Water Faucet

2.12 · Exterior Water Faucet

No Hose Vacuum Breakers on the Outside Hose bibb at the time of inspection.
Maintenance

3 · Electrical Panel

Service Drop-Weatherhead

Electrical Service Conditions

Service Entry Lines
Three
Entry
Overhead

3.1 · Electrical Service Conditions

Weatherboot has been deteriorating over time or missing. Possible leak could be occurring. Recommend repairs.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

3.2 · Electrical Service Conditions

The visible and accessible areas of the service looks to be in serviceable condition at the time of the inspection.
Good Condition

Main Electrical Panel

Electrical Panel Conditions

Location
Crawlspace
Amperage Rating
200
Circuit Protectors
Breakers

3.3 · Electrical Panel Conditions

A minimal amount of labels was observed.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

3.4 · Electrical Panel Conditions

Relocate the panel to a proper & safer location.
(Top Consideration) Recommended Updates

3.5 · Wiring Methods

Recommend an anti-oxidant material be applied by a licensed electrician to wires and / or main terminal lug connection to reduce rust, corrosion or oxidation of exposed wires.
Maintenance

3.6 · Wiring Methods

Some cloth covered wire insulation was present. Although installation and usage of this wiring was typical at the time of installation, today's construction no longer uses this out dated wire insulation. Client is advised to consult with a licensed electrician for further information.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

3.7 · Wiring Methods

Evidence of moisture being in the panel at some point. Recommend further evaluation by license electrician.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

3.8 · Wiring Methods

Two or more neutral wires were under one screw in the panel. It is suggested that a "Licensed Electrical Contractor" be contacted for further evaluation and repair.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

3.9 · Wiring Methods

Branch wires were double tapped at the time of inspection. Recommend a licensed electrician evaluate the electrical system.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

3.10 · Wiring Methods

Evidence of possible arcing in past viewed inside the panel. Recommend a licensed electrician evaluate the system.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

4 · Roofing

Roofing Covering

Roof Covering Condition

Materials
Asphalt shingles
Method of Inspection
Ladder
Type
Gable
Layers
1

4.1 · Roof Covering Condition

Sagging or depressions were observed to the roof sheathing and / or framing support.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

4.2 · Roof Covering Condition

Tree branches / leaves were close to or in contact with roof surfaces. Recommend trimming branches back to prevent potential roof damage.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

4.3 · Roof Covering Condition

Evidence of debris on the roof. Clean off as maintenance.
Maintenance

4.4 · Roof Covering Condition

The general condition of the roof shingles shows signs of weathering and aging. Although replacement does not appear to be necessary at this time, we recommend maintenance be performed on a regular basis with annual inspection by a qualified roofing contractor.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

4.5 · Flashing Conditions

The flashings had evidence of unprofessional patching and repair. Given this condition, it is likely that the roof has leaked at one time. Recommend further evaluation by a qualified roofing contractor. The inspector cannot offer an opinion as to whether the roof leaks today unless it is moderately raining at the time of inspection. Client should obtain full disclosure / history information from the seller.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

4.6 · Flashing Conditions

Vent stack boot flashing shows signs of cracking and deterioration. Recommend replacement by a licensed roofing contractor.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

4.7 · Flashing Conditions

The plumbing vent stack is too short for today's standards. Should be minimum 6 inches above the roofline.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

Gutters

4.8 · Gutters

The property has a partial gutter system. Recommend adding gutters and downspouts where needed. Water seepage into crawl spaces, basements and under foundations are primarily caused by inadequate removal of rainwater from the perimeter of the house.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

4.9 · Gutters

Recommend gutter downspouts be extended and routed away from the building atleast 4-6ft. for proper drainage. Water seepage into crawl spaces, basements and under foundations can be caused by inadequate removal of rainwater from the perimeter of the house.
Maintenance

Attic

Attic Conditions

Attic Ventilation Type
Roof Vents
Soffit Vents
Ridge Vents

4.10 · Attic Conditions

Client should consider installation of additional (Continuous) soffit vents along the eaves of the roof. This type of vent will allow cool air to push hot air through the ridge vent for proper ventilation.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

5 · Interiors

Interior Conditions

5.1 · Smoke/Fire Safety

Change the batteries. Just so you who know when it was installed.
New Homeowner Maintenance

5.2 · Smoke/Fire Safety

There was no fire extinguisher found and / or mounted at the time of inspection. Current state laws require the installation of these devices in the kitchen/garage also basement. Client should contact the local Fire Marshall's office for proper locations.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

5.3 · Wall Conditions

Moisture related damage was observed. Hidden evidence may exist in areas not readily visible or accessible. Recommend repair. Please refer to limitations of inspection regarding mold / moisture related conditions.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

5.4 · Ceiling Conditions

Past/Dry water stain(s) viewed at the inspection. The inspector was unable to determine the status of the stains at the time of the inspection. Further evaluation by a qualified contractor is recommended. Please refer to limitations of inspection regarding mold / moisture related conditions.
New Homeowner Maintenance

5.5 · Floor Conditions

Evidence of moisture intrusion present at the time of inspection.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

5.6 · Floor Conditions

Recommend complete replacement of the subfloor by a qualified flooring contractor.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

5.7 · Floor Conditions

The carpets appear to be worn.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

5.8 · Floor Conditions

The floors and / or floor coverings were worn. This is cosmetic, some refinishing may be necessary.
Maintenance

5.9 · Door Conditions

Door(s) damaged. Recommend repair or replacement as needed.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

5.10 · Door Conditions

Client should consider updating the exterior door(s) (Fiberglass/Steel).
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

5.11 · Lighting Conditions

Loose / damaged light fixture was observed. Recommend further evaluation and repairs by a licensed electrician.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

5.12 · Ceiling Fan Conditions

Due to sounds, conditions and blades. Client should consider updating the fan{s} in the home.
(Top Consideration) Recommended Updates

Electrical Outlet Conditions

5.13 · Electrical Conditions

Missing/damaged receptacle or switch covers were observed. Recommend covers be installed for safety.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

5.14 · Electrical Conditions

Consider updating all outlets/switches.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

5.15 · Electrical Conditions

Damaged cloth wiring present. Recommend repair by a licensed electrician.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

Window Conditions

Window Conditions

Pane
Double
Type
Sliding Hung

5.16 · Window Conditions

Moisture damage viewed on the exterior window sill. Recommend further evaluation by a qualified window specialist.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

6 · HVAC

Air-Cooling

A/C Unit Conditions

Type
Split System

6.1 · A/C BTU Rating

No Data plate found/Unable to fully view the data plate.
Not Inspected

6.2 · A/C Unit Conditions

Window/wall air conditioning units were present and are not tested as part of our inspection. Only central air conditioning units are inspected as part of our services.
Not Inspected

6.3 · A/C Unit Conditions

The unit appears to be approaching or exceeding its life expectancy. Many units need replacing after about 10-15 years for a new, more efficient model. In the long-run, replacing the system every 15-20 years (most systems' average life expectancy) is more economical in terms of maintenance fees and energy bills. Client should consider replacement with a modern unit conforming to higher efficiency standards.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

6.4 · A/C Unit Conditions

The Cooling system was not working at the time of inspection. Recommend a HVAC company further evaluate the HVAC system.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

Heating

Distribution Conditions

Type
Registers

Unit Conditions

2.5 Ton unit (30k) 1500sqft
Location
Crawlspace
Fuel
Electric
Type
Heat Pump

6.5 · Unit Conditions

The system appears to be approaching or exceeding its normal life expectancy. Many units need replacing after about 10-15 years for a new, more efficient model. In the long-run, replacing the system every 15-20 years (most systems' average life expectancy) is more economical in terms of maintenance fees and energy bills. Client should consider replacement with a modern unit conforming to modern safety standards and efficiencies.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

6.6 · Unit Conditions

The Air Handler pump was not working at the time of inspection.
Not Inspected

6.7 · Distribution Conditions

Duct-work is worn or damaged. Client should consider repairing/updating the duct-work.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

7 · Bath

Exhaust Conditions

7.1 · Exhaust Fan Conditions

There was no or inadequate ventilation in bath. Please refer to limitations of inspection regarding mold / moisture related conditions.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

Bathroom Sink

7.2 · Counter - Cabinet Conditions

Original Cabinets. Update cabinets as needed.
(Top Consideration) Recommended Updates

7.3 · Sink Conditions

An "S" type trap was observed as part of the sink drain in the bath. Although these types of traps were common at the time of installation, replacement of the older "S" trap with the common "P" trap may be needed. The older plumbing may not be vented in accordance with today's standards. Client should consult a plumber for additional information.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

Shower - Tub - Toilet

7.4 · Shower - Tub Conditions

Grout/Caulking is recommended at the tub walls and or floors in bath. Conditions behind wall or under floor were concealed and not visible or accessible for inspection.
Maintenance

7.5 · Shower - Tub Conditions

The bathtub drained slowly in bath. This may be an indication of a plumbing problem or simple cleaning may be needed.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

7.6 · Shower - Tub Conditions

Recommend remodeling the entire bathroom. Recommend a general contractor/a license plumber for further evaluations and repair.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

7.7 · Shower - Tub Conditions

There was evidence of damage and / or deterioration to shower walls in bath. We suspect moisture damage behind concealed areas. Recommend further evaluation and repair as needed by a qualified / licensed contractor. Please refer to limitations of inspection regarding mold / moisture related conditions.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

7.8 · Toilet Conditions

Client should consider updating the toilet(s) to a more energy efficient type toilet(s).
(Top Consideration) Recommended Updates

8 · Kitchen

Kitchen Conditions

8.1 · Countertop Conditions

The kitchen counters showed evidence of heavy wear. Replacement may be needed.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

8.2 · Countertop Conditions

The counter was loose. Recommend repair for increased safety.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

8.3 · Cabinet Conditions

The kitchen cabinets showed evidence of heavy wear.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

8.4 · Sink Plumbing Conditions

Active leaking present
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

8.5 · Sink Plumbing Conditions

Faucet head was loose at the time of inspection.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

8.6 · Sink Plumbing Conditions

An "S" type trap was observed as part of the sink drain. Although these types of traps were common at the time of installation, replacement of the older "S" trap with the common "P" trap may be needed. The older plumbing may not be vented in accordance with today's standards. Client should consult a plumber for additional information.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

Appliances

Stove - Range Conditions

Type
Electric

8.7 · Stove - Range Conditions

The burner on the cook top did not operate. Repair is needed.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

8.8 · Hood/Exhaust Fan Conditions

The fan / hood and light were in operational condition at the time of the inspection.
Good Condition

9 · Laundry-Water Heater

Laundry/Water Heater Conditions

Water Heater Conditions

Type
Electric
Location
Crawlspace

Laundry Room Conditions

Location
Basement

9.1 · Laundry Room Conditions

Replace or repair to dryer vent discharge on the exterior due to damage viewed.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

9.2 · Laundry Room Conditions

The dryer vent was disconnected at the time of inspection.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

9.3 · Water Heater Capacity

50 Gallon
General Infomation

9.4 · Water Heater Conditions

No Expansion Tank found at the time of inspection.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

9.5 · Water Heater Conditions

Rust on the Water heater.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

9.6 · Water Heater Conditions

Due to the age and / or conditions observed, the water heater is past the end of its useful life. The older the water heater, the more likely it is to break down. Electric water heaters generally last 8-10 years, while gas water heaters may only have a life span of 6-8 years. Client should consider adding a water filter system to the home to help prolong the life of unit or add to the new system.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

9.7 · Water Heater Conditions

No shut off value found at the time of inspection.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

9.8 · Water Heater Conditions

The water heater was off at the time of inspection. Recommend unit be powered a few days prior to close and tested for operation.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10 · Crawlspace-Plumbing

Plumbing

Drain Line Conditions

Type
PVC

Supply Line Conditions

Type
CPVC

Water Main Line Conditions

Location
Crawlspace

10.1 · Water Main Line Conditions

Galvanized/Cast iron piping rusts from the inside and has been known to cause a reduction in water flow in some cases. Client is advised to consult with a licensed plumber for additional information.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

10.2 · Supply Line Conditions

Active leaks were observed. Recommend further evaluation and repair by a licensed plumber.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10.3 · Supply Line Conditions

Consider updating the plumbing system due to age/condition of the system.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10.4 · Drain Line Conditions

The waste / drain pipes were leaking. Recommend further evaluation and repairs by a licensed plumber.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10.5 · Drain Line Conditions

Client should consider updating the plumbing pipe(s) in the home.
(Top Consideration) Recommended Updates

10.6 · Drain Line Conditions

Evidence of a grey water type plumbing system present on the laundry system.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

10.7 · Drain Line Conditions

Galvanized piping was observed. Although this type of piping was commonly used in older homes, galvanized piping is no longer used in today's construction. Galvanized piping has a tendency to rust from the inside. This condition can reduce the water flow and pressure.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

Crawlspace

Crawlspace Conditions

Type Foundation
Crawlspace/Basement
Support Type
2X8 Joist
2X10 Beam
Column Type
Steel
Wood with Concrete pad

10.8 · Crawlspace Conditions

Fungi growth/damage founded in crawlspace was observed possible additional growth/damage could be found on the joists or sub-floor during repairs. Any area under 10sqft. (5ft x 2ft) can be clean with soap & water with Protective wear. Above 10sqft a professional should be contacted. Clients should consider having an In-door air quality test perform at this home. Contact our office for the test when needed.
(Top Consideration) Recommend Testing/Inspection

10.9 · Crawlspace Conditions

The base of the crawl space was old plastic / soil. Client should consider installation or Replacement of a plastic sheet vapor barrier (6mil or above) over the soil to reduce moisture in the crawl space.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10.10 · Crawlspace Conditions

Typical of the age and style homes in this area, the sub floor framing may be undersized. Although this may have been common practice at the time of construction, today's construction would require larger size lumber. Additional support may be helpful. Client should consult a qualified framing contractor for further evaluation.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

10.11 · Crawlspace Conditions

Crickets viewed in the crawlspace. Conducive with moisture in the crawlspace.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

10.12 · Crawlspace Conditions

Some of the floor joists were notched for installation or cut to allow passage of pipes or wire. Although this may have been common practice at the time of installation, today's construction limits cuts in floor joists and support framing. Additional support may be helpful. Client should consult a qualified framing contractor for further information and / or evaluation.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10.13 · Crawlspace Conditions

Evidence of moisture damage/damage to the sub-floor/joists area. If and when repairs are made additional damage maybe found due to the conditions in the crawlspace.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

10.14 · Crawlspace Conditions

Loose/uncapped wires viewed in crawlspace. All wiring should be in junction boxes. Recommend further evaluation by a licensed electrician.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

10.15 · Crawlspace Conditions

Evidence of previous/past water penetration was observed (stains, rust, watermarks) at the wall / floor area. Client should obtain disclosure / history information from the seller regarding any previous water penetration. Client should also consult a waterproofing contractor.
(Highest Priority) Correction Needed

11 · Basement-Outbuildings

Basement-Outbuilding

11.1 · Basement/Outbuilding Stair Conditions

No Handrails present at the time of inspection.
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

11.2 · Basement/Outbuilding Conditions

Remove all loose wires in the basement area. Add a junction box
(Safety Priority) Safety Issues

11.3 · Basement/Outbuilding Conditions

Settlement crack(s) noted at the time of inspection. Due to age/condition of the home, crack on going or stopped all together. Client should consider a foundation specialist for further evaluation.
(Priority) Suggested Repairs

11.4 · Basement/Outbuilding Conditions

Partial drop ceiling present. Recommend repairs
Maintenance

11.5 · Basement/Outbuilding Conditions

Evidence of rodents viewed.
(Top Consideration) Recommend Testing/Inspection