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During the course of our inspection, the following areas will be considered: Foundation
The foundation will be checked for type and visible condition, including
evidence of damage, deterioration or settling. We will examine all accessible
The structure will be examined for adequacy of exposed framing, significant
damage or deterioration, related settlement and building modifications.
The examination will include a thorough check of exterior and interior surfaces,
floor condition, attic framing and insulation.
We check for type and condition of supply and waste lines, including drains,
vents and traps. Visible leakage or weaknesses in the system will be noted.
The water heater and heating system will be analyzed for type and condition.
The electric service and branch wiring, where visible, will be checked for
capacity and condition. Unsafe electrical practices (unprotected conductors,
ungrounded plugs, faulty wiring) will also be pointed out.
During the inspection, the type of roof will be identified and its condition
assessed. Visible signs of leakage will be noted and discussed. Conditions
of gutters, downspouts, flashing and rain caps will also be noted.
These are the items that do not fit conveniently into the other five classifications.
Our inspection includes a visual examination of fireplaces, patio and sidewalks,
fencing and retaining walls, and the identification of security and safety