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Inspection Report

Mr. Home Buyer

Property Address:
1 Spacial Rd
Taylors SC 29687

HomeSight Inspection Services LLC.

John Swanger RBI.48987
634 NE Main St.
PO Box 1031
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Date: 12/30/18Time: 09:00 AMReport ID: 103017-0900-15
Property:
1 Spacial Rd
Taylors SC 29687
Customer:
Mr. Home Buyer
Real Estate Professional:

Comment Key or Definitions
The following definitions of comment descriptions represent this inspection report. All comments by the inspector should be considered before purchasing this home. Any recommendations by the inspector to repair or replace suggests a second opinion or further inspection by a qualified contractor. All costs associated with further inspection fees and repair or replacement of item, component or unit should be considered before you purchase the property.
Inspected (IN) = I visually observed the item, component or unit and if no other comments were made then it appeared to be functioning as intended allowing for normal wear and tear.
Not Inspected (NI)= I did not inspect this item, component or unit and made no representations of whether or not it was functioning as intended and will state a reason for not inspecting.
Not Present (NP) = This item, component or unit is not in this home or building.
Repair or Replace (RR) = The item, component or unit is not functioning as intended, or needs further inspection by a qualified contractor. Items, components or units that can be repaired to satisfactory condition may not need replacement.


In Attendance:Customer and their agent
Type of building:Single Family (2 story)
Approximate age of building:Over 25 Years, built in 1988
Home Faces:South
Temperature:Below 60 (F) = 15.5 (C)
Weather:Clear
Ground/Soil surface condition:Dry
Rain in last 3 days:Yes
Radon Test:Non-EPA Radon Assessment (2Hr.)
pCi/L Measured : 0.62pCi/L
Heated Square Foot:2501 - 3000hsf
Extra Info : 2800hsf
1.  Roofing
The home inspector shall observe: Roof covering; Roof drainage systems; Flashings; Skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations; and Signs of' leaks or abnormal condensation on building components. The home inspector shall: Describe the type of roof covering materials; and Report the methods used to observe the roofing. The home inspector is not required to: Walk on the roofing; or Observe attached accessories including but not limited to solar systems, antennae, and lightning arrestors.
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1.0Roof Coverings
1.1Flashings
1.2Skylights, Chimneys and Roof Penetrations
1.3Roof Drainage Systems
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Roof Covering: Architectural Asphalt/Fiberglass Viewed roof covering from: Ground Ladder Binoculars Sky Light(s): Two Extra Info : on Carolina room Chimney (exterior): Brick    
Comments: 
1.0 Roof coverings inspected

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1.2 (1) Skylights inspected.

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(2) Roof penetrations inspected.

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(3) Previous roof leak at chimney observed. No moisture found at time of inspection.

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The roof of the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Roof coverings and skylights can appear to be leak proof during inspection and weather conditions. Our inspection makes an attempt to find a leak but sometimes cannot. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
2.  Exterior
The home inspector shall observe: Wall cladding, flashings, and trim; Entryway doors and a representative number of windows; Garage door operators; Decks, balconies, stoops, steps, areaways, porches and applicable railings; Eaves, soffits, and fascias; and Vegetation, grading, drainage, driveways, patios, walkways, and retaining walls with respect to their effect on the condition of the building. The home inspector shall: Describe wall cladding materials; Operate all entryway doors and a representative number of windows; Operate garage doors manually or by using permanently installed controls for any garage door operator; Report whether or not any garage door operator will automatically reverse or stop when meeting reasonable resistance during closing; and Probe exterior wood components where deterioration is suspected. The home inspector is not required to observe: Storm windows, storm doors, screening, shutters, awnings, and similar seasonal accessories; Fences; Presence of safety glazing in doors and windows; Garage door operator remote control transmitters; Geological conditions; Soil conditions; Recreational facilities (including spas, saunas, steam baths, swimming pools, tennis courts, playground equipment, and other exercise, entertainment, or athletic facilities); Detached buildings or structures; or Presence or condition of buried fuel storage tanks. The home inspector is not required to: Move personal items, panels, furniture, equipment, plant life, soil, snow, ice or debris that obstructs access or visibility.
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2.0Wall Cladding Flashing and Trim
2.1Doors (Exterior)
2.2Windows
2.3Decks, Balconies, Steps, Porches, Patio/Cover and Applicable Railings
2.4Vegetation, Grading, Drainage, Driveways, Patio Floor, Walkways and Retaining Walls (With respect to their effect on the condition of the building)
2.5Eaves, Soffits and Fascias
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Siding Style: Brick Siding Material: Brick veneer Exterior Entry Doors: Steel Appurtenance: Deck with steps Driveway: Concrete  
Comments: 
2.3 The deck band is not attached properly to the wall or band of the home. It should have 5/8 galvanized "Lag Screws" or "Carriage Bolts" (preferred) approximately every 36 inches. I recommend a qualified contractor repair as needed.

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2.4 (1) Less than 1/4" crack is present in corner of driveway near garage. This is most likely from normal settling. I recommend monitoring.

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(2) Tree limbs should be a minimum three feet and shrubs should be minimum one foot from structure. Any vegetation making contact with structure should be trimmed.

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The exterior of the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
3.  Garage
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3.0Garage Ceilings
3.1Garage Walls (including Firewall Separation)
3.2Garage Floor
3.3Garage Door (s)
3.4Occupant Door (from garage to inside of home)
3.5Garage Door Operators (Report whether or not doors will reverse when met with resistance)
3.6Garage window (s)
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Garage Door Type: One automatic Garage Door Material: Metal Auto-opener Manufacturer: OVERHEAD DOOR 
Comments: 
3.2 1/4" crack is present in right-side corner of garage floor.

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3.3 Garage door inspected

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3.5 Garage door operator did not function at time of inspection. Could not test garage door sensors.

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4.  Interiors
The home inspector shall observe: Walls, ceiling, and floors; Steps, stairways, balconies, and railings; Counters and a representative number of installed cabinets; and A representative number of doors and windows. The home inspector shall: Operate a representative number of windows and interior doors; and Report signs of abnormal or harmful water penetration into the building or signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components. The home inspector is not required to observe: Paint, wallpaper, and other finish treatments on the interior walls, ceilings, and floors; Carpeting; or Draperies, blinds, or other window treatments.
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4.0Ceilings
4.1Walls
4.2Floors
4.3Steps, Stairways, Balconies and Railings
4.4Counters and Cabinets (representative number)
4.5Doors (representative number)
4.6Windows (representative number)
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Ceiling Materials: Gypsum Board Wall Material: Gypsum Board Floor Covering(s): Carpet Hardwood T&G Linoleum Interior Doors: Solid Raised panel Wood Window Types: Thermal/Insulated Double-hung Tilt feature Cabinetry: Wood Countertop: Stone    
Comments: 
4.0 Ceilings are textured in some areas.
4.1 Walls inspected.

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4.2 Floors inspected.

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4.3 Stairs and balconies inspected.

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The interior of the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. The inspection did not involve moving furniture and inspecting behind furniture, area rugs or areas obstructed from view. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
5.  Structural Components
The Home Inspector shall observe structural components including foundations, floors, walls, columns or piers, ceilings and roof. The home inspector shall describe the type of Foundation, floor structure, wall structure, columns or piers, ceiling structure, roof structure. The home inspector shall: Probe structural components where deterioration is suspected; Enter under floor crawl spaces, basements, and attic spaces except when access is obstructed, when entry could damage the property, or when dangerous or adverse situations are suspected; Report the methods used to observe under floor crawl spaces and attics; and Report signs of abnormal or harmful water penetration into the building or signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components. The home inspector is not required to: Enter any area or perform any procedure that may damage the property or its components or be dangerous to or adversely effect the health of the home inspector or other persons.
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5.0Foundations, Basement and Crawlspace (Report signs of abnormal or harmful water penetration into the building or signs of abnormal or harmful condensation on building components.)
5.1Walls (Structural)
5.2Columns or Piers
5.3Floors (Structural)
5.4Ceilings (Structural)
5.5Roof Structure and Attic
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Foundation: Masonry block Poured concrete Method used to observe Crawlspace: Crawled Floor Structure: 2 X 10 Wood joists Wall Structure: 2 X 4 Wood Columns or Piers: Masonry block Ceiling Structure: 2X6 Roof Structure: Stick-built 2 X 6 Rafters Roof-Type: Gable Method used to observe attic: Walked Attic info: Pull Down stairs    
Comments: 
5.0 Minor pooling in crawlspace most likely due to recent extreme rain event. Moisture readings measured low throughout crawlspace.

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5.1 Wall structure inspected.

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5.2 Piers inspected.

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5.3 Floor structure inspected.

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5.4 Ceiling structure inspected.

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5.5 Roof and attic structure inspected.

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The structure of the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
6.  Plumbing System
The home inspector shall observe: Interior water supply and distribution system, including: piping materials, supports, and insulation; fixtures and faucets; functional flow; leaks; and cross connections; Interior drain, waste, and vent system, including: traps; drain, waste, and vent piping; piping supports and pipe insulation; leaks; and functional drainage; Hot water systems including: water heating equipment; normal operating controls; automatic safety controls; and chimneys, flues, and vents; Fuel storage and distribution systems including: interior fuel storage equipment, supply piping, venting, and supports; leaks; and Sump pumps. The home inspector shall describe: Water supply and distribution piping materials; Drain, waste, and vent piping materials; Water heating equipment; and Location of main water supply shutoff device. The home inspector shall operate all plumbing fixtures, including their faucets and all exterior faucets attached to the house, except where the flow end of the faucet is connected to an appliance. The home inspector is not required to: State the effectiveness of anti-siphon devices; Determine whether water supply and waste disposal systems are public or private; Operate automatic safety controls; Operate any valve except water closet flush valves, fixture faucets, and hose faucets; Observe: Water conditioning systems; Fire and lawn sprinkler systems; On-site water supply quantity and quality; On-site waste disposal systems; Foundation irrigation systems; Spas, except as to functional flow and functional drainage; Swimming pools; Solar water heating equipment; or Observe the system for proper sizing, design, or use of proper materials.
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6.0Plumbing Drain, Waste and Vent Systems
6.1Plumbing Water Supply, Distribution System and Fixtures
6.2Hot Water Systems, Controls, Chimneys, Flues and Vents
6.3Main Water Shut-off Device (Describe location)
6.4Fuel Storage and Distribution Systems (Interior fuel storage, piping, venting, supports, leaks)
6.5Main Fuel Shut-off (Describe Location)
6.6Sump Pump
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Water Source: Public Plumbing Water Supply (into home): Not visible Plumbing Water Distribution (inside home): Copper Washer Drain Size: 2" Diameter Plumbing Waste: PVC Water Heater Power Source: Gas (quick recovery) Water Heater Capacity: Tankless Water Heater Location: Crawlspace WH Manufacturer: RINNAI 
Comments: 
6.0 (1) Main DWV clean-out painted shut.

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(2) Slow drains in downstairs hallway bathroom and laundry room sink

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(3) Previous plumbing leak under sink in downstairs hallway bathroom appears to have been repaired.

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6.1 (1) Water pressure measured at 68psi and water flow-rate measured at 7gpm. Typical home water pressure averages between 60-80psi and water flow rate averages approx. 6gpm.

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(2) Toilet in downstairs hallway bath is loose.

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6.2 (1) Manufacturer: Rinnai Model: R85i - 1
Serial : 07.05-115655
Manufactured: May - 2007
Capacity: Tankless
Maximum temperature achieved: 115.1F

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(2) Natural gas leak at water heater gas pressure regulator valve detected. I recommend a licensed professional make repairs as needed.

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6.3 Main water shut-off was modified from covered valve in front of home, now located in crawlspace.

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6.4 Natural gas meter inspected.

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6.5 Main fuel shut-off is located at natural gas meter.
6.6 Could not operate sump pump.

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The plumbing in the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Washing machine drain line for example cannot be checked for leaks or the ability to handle the volume during drain cycle. Older homes with galvanized supply lines or cast iron drain lines can be obstructed and barely working during an inspection but then fails under heavy use. If the water is turned off or not used for periods of time (like a vacant home waiting for closing) rust or deposits within the pipes can further clog the piping system. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
7.  Electrical System
The home inspector shall observe: Service entrance conductors; Service equipment, grounding equipment, main over current device, and main and distribution panels; Amperage and voltage ratings of the service; Branch circuit conductors, their over current devices, and the compatibility of their ampacities and voltages; The operation of a representative number of installed ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles located inside the house, garage, and on the dwelling's exterior walls; The polarity and grounding of all receptacles within six feet of interior plumbing fixtures, and all receptacles in the garage or carport, and on the exterior of inspected structures; The operation of ground fault circuit interrupters; and Smoke detectors. The home inspector shall describe: Service amperage and voltage; Service entry conductor materials; Service type as being overhead or underground; and Location of main and distribution panels. The home inspector shall report any observed aluminum branch circuit wiring. The home inspector shall report on presence or absence of smoke detectors, and operate their test function, if accessible, except when detectors are part of a central system. The home inspector is not required to: Insert any tool, probe, or testing device inside the panels; Test or operate any over current device except ground fault circuit interrupters; Dismantle any electrical device or control other than to remove the covers of the main and auxiliary distribution panels; or Observe: Low voltage systems; Security system devices, heat detectors, or carbon monoxide detectors; Telephone, security, cable TV, intercoms, or other ancillary wiring that is not a part of the primary electrical distribution system; or Built-in vacuum equipment.
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7.0Service Entrance Conductors
7.1Service and Grounding Equipment, Main Overcurrent Device, Main and Distribution Panels
7.2Branch Circuit Conductors, Overcurrent Devices and Compatability of their Amperage and Voltage
7.3Connected Devices and Fixtures (Observed from a representative number operation of ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles located inside the house, garage, and on the dwelling's exterior walls)
7.4Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles within 6 feet of interior plumbing fixtures, all receptacles in garage, carport and exterior walls of inspected structure
7.5Operation of GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters)
7.6Operation of AFCI (ARC Fault Circuit Interrupters)
7.7Location of Main and Distribution Panels
7.8Smoke Detectors
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Electrical Service Conductors: Below ground Aluminum Panel Capacity: 200 AMP Panel Type: Circuit breakers Electric Panel Manufacturer: CUTLER HAMMER Branch wire 15 and 20 AMP: Copper Wiring Methods: Romex 
Comments: 
7.0 Service entrance conductors inspected.

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7.1 Service and grounding equipment, main overcurrent devices, main and distribution panels inspected.

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7.2 Although it is a very common building practice and at one time acceptable. Double tapped negatives should be moved to provide each wire its own terminal. Recommend licensed electrician assess and repair as needed.

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7.3 Connected devices and fixtures inspected.

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7.4 Receptacle polarity and grounding inspected.

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7.5 GFCI receptacle at back deck does not function.

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7.6 Multiple AFCI breakers in main distribution panel are defective and should be replaced by a licensed electrician. 

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7.7 Main distribution panel is located in the garage.

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7.8 The smoke detector should be tested at common hallway to bedrooms upon moving in to home.

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The electrical system of the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Outlets were not removed and the inspection was only visual. Any outlet not accessible (behind the refrigerator for example) was not inspected or accessible. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
8.  Heating / Central Air Conditioning
The home inspector shall observe permanently installed heating and cooling systems including: Heating equipment; Cooling Equipment that is central to home; Normal operating controls; Automatic safety controls; Chimneys, flues, and vents, where readily visible; Solid fuel heating devices; Heat distribution systems including fans, pumps, ducts and piping, with supports, insulation, air filters, registers, radiators, fan coil units, convectors; and the presence of an installed heat source in each room. The home inspector shall describe: Energy source; and Heating equipment and distribution type. The home inspector shall operate the systems using normal operating controls. The home inspector shall open readily openable access panels provided by the manufacturer or installer for routine homeowner maintenance. The home inspector is not required to: Operate heating systems when weather conditions or other circumstances may cause equipment damage; Operate automatic safety controls; Ignite or extinguish solid fuel fires; or Observe: The interior of flues; Fireplace insert flue connections; Humidifiers; Electronic air filters; or The uniformity or adequacy of heat supply to the various rooms.
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8.0Heating Equipment
8.1Normal Operating Controls
8.2Automatic Safety Controls
8.3Distribution Systems (including fans, pumps, ducts and piping, with supports, insulation, air filters, registers, radiators, fan coil units and convectors)
8.4Presence of Installed Heat Source in Each Room
8.5Chimneys, Flues and Vents (for fireplaces, gas water heaters or heat systems)
8.6Solid Fuel Heating Devices (Fireplaces, Woodstove)
8.7Gas/LP Firelogs and Fireplaces
8.8Cooling and Air Handler Equipment
8.9Normal Operating Controls
8.10Presence of Installed Cooling Source in Each Room
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Heat Type: Heat Pump Forced Air (also provides cool air) Energy Source: Electric Number of Heat Systems (excluding wood): Two Heat System Brand: CARRIER Ductwork: Insulated Filter Type: Disposable Filter Size: 20x20 Types of Fireplaces: Vented gas logs Operable Fireplaces: One Number of Woodstoves: None Cooling Equipment Type: Heat Pump Forced Air (also provides warm air) Cooling Equipment Energy Source: Electricity Central Air Brand: CARRIER    
Comments: 
8.0 (1) Upstairs unit Manufacturer: Carrier
Model: FX4DNF025
Serial: 1410A84345
Manufactured: March 2010

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(2) Downstairs unit. Manufacturer: Carrier
Model: FX4DNF043
Serial: 1410A846573
Manufactured: March 2010

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(3) Refrigerant line insulation may need to be replaced. Signs of previous moisture observed. No moisture was present at time of inspection.

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8.1 (1) Upstairs heating system functions correctly.

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(2) Downstairs heating system functions correctly.

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8.7 Gas was not on at fireplace at time of inspection. Visual inspection only did not operate.

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8.8 (1) Downstairs unit Manufacturer: Carrier
Model: 25HCC542A300
Serial: 0810E00056
Manufactured: Feb. - 2010

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(2) Upstairs unit Manufacturer: Carrier
Model: 25HCC524A300
Serial: 0810E097865
Manufactured: Feb. 2010

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8.9 The A/C was not tested for proper operation due to the outside air temperature is 65 degrees or less. I did not inspect this unit(s).
The heating and cooling system of this home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. The inspection is not meant to be technically exhaustive. The inspection does not involve removal and inspection behind service door or dismantling that would otherwise reveal something only a licensed heat contractor would discover. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
9.  Insulation and Ventilation
The home inspector shall observe: Insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces; Ventilation of attics and foundation areas; Kitchen, bathroom, and laundry venting systems; and the operation of any readily accessible attic ventilation fan, and, when temperature permits, the operation of any readily accessible thermostatic control. The home inspector shall describe: Insulation in unfinished spaces; and Absence of insulation in unfinished space at conditioned surfaces. The home inspector shall: Move insulation where readily visible evidence indicates the need to do so; and Move insulation where chimneys penetrate roofs, where plumbing drain/waste pipes penetrate floors, adjacent to earth filled stoops or porches, and at exterior doors. The home inspector is not required to report on: Concealed insulation and vapor retarders; or Venting equipment that is integral with household appliances.
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9.0Insulation in Attic
9.1Insulation Under Floor System
9.2Vapor Retarders (in Crawlspace or basement)
9.3Ventilation of Attic and Foundation Areas
9.4Venting Systems (Kitchens, Baths and Laundry)
9.5Ventilation Fans and Thermostatic Controls in Attic
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Attic Insulation: Blown Ventilation: Gable vents Ridge vents Soffit Vents Passive Exhaust Fans: Fan only Fan/Heat/Light Dryer Power Source: 220 Electric Dryer Vent: Flexible Vinyl Floor System Insulation: Batts 
Comments: 
9.0 Attic insulation inspected.

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9.1 Under floor insulation inspected.

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9.2 Vapor barrier present.

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9.3 EPA does not require remediation for Radon levels measured under 4pCi/L. The test performed is not an EPA approved testing method and is only intended to give an evaluation to determine if further testing is necessary.

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9.4 Vent fans inspected.

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The insulation and ventilation of the home was inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Venting of exhaust fans or clothes dryer cannot be fully inspected and bends or obstructions can occur without being accessible or visible (behind wall and ceiling coverings). Only insulation that is visible was inspected. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.
10.  Built-In Kitchen Appliances
The home inspector shall observe and operate the basic functions of the following kitchen appliances: Permanently installed dishwasher, through its normal cycle; Range, cook top, and permanently installed oven; Trash compactor; Garbage disposal; Ventilation equipment or range hood; and Permanently installed microwave oven. The home inspector is not required to observe: Clocks, timers, self-cleaning oven function, or thermostats for calibration or automatic operation; Non built-in appliances; or Refrigeration units. The home inspector is not required to operate: Appliances in use; or Any appliance that is shut down or otherwise inoperable.
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10.0Dishwasher
10.1Ranges/Ovens/Cooktops
10.2Food Waste Disposer
10.3Microwave Cooking Equipment
10.4Refrigerator
IN= Inspected, NI= Not Inspected, NP= Not Present, RR= Repair or ReplaceINNINPRR
Styles & Materials
Dishwasher Brand: BOSCH Disposer Brand: KENMORE Range/Oven: JENN AIR Built in Microwave: BOSCH Serial # : bosch Refrigerator: KITCHENAIDE  
Comments: 
10.0 Manufacturer: Bosch Model: SHX5AVF5UC/22
Serial: FD5436298

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10.1 Range and oven inspected.

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10.2 Manufacturer: Kenmore Model: 175.60542
Serial: SG 1234567

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10.3 Manufacturer: Bosch Model: HMV8051U/01
Serial: 9308 543526

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10.4 (1) Manufacturer: KitchenAid Model: K5RG25FKSS04
Serial: SP12122

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(2) Refrigerator is on same circuit as GFCI receptacle above dishwasher.

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The built-in appliances of the home were inspected and reported on with the above information. While the inspector makes every effort to find all areas of concern, some areas can go unnoticed. Please be aware that the inspector has your best interest in mind. Any repair items mentioned in this report should be considered before purchase. It is recommended that qualified contractors be used in your further inspection or repair issues as it relates to the comments in this inspection report.

Summary


HomeSight Inspection Services LLC.634 NE Main St.
PO Box 1031
Simpsonville, SC 29681

Customer
Mr. Home Buyer
Address
1 Spacial Rd
Taylors SC 29687

The following items or discoveries indicate that these systems or components do not function as intended or adversely affects the habitability of the dwelling; or  warrants further investigation by a specialist, or requires subsequent observation. This summary shall not contain recommendations for routine upkeep of a system or component to keep it in proper functioning condition or recommendations to upgrade or enhance the function or efficiency of the home. This Summary is not the entire report. The complete report may include additional information of concern to the customer. It is recommended that the customer read the complete report.


2.  Exterior
2.3 Decks, Balconies, Steps, Porches, Patio/Cover and Applicable Railings
Inspected, Repair or Replace
The deck band is not attached properly to the wall or band of the home. It should have 5/8 galvanized "Lag Screws" or "Carriage Bolts" (preferred) approximately every 36 inches. I recommend a qualified contractor repair as needed.

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2.4 Vegetation, Grading, Drainage, Driveways, Patio Floor, Walkways and Retaining Walls (With respect to their effect on the condition of the building)
Inspected, Repair or Replace
(1) Less than 1/4" crack is present in corner of driveway near garage. This is most likely from normal settling. I recommend monitoring.

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(2) Tree limbs should be a minimum three feet and shrubs should be minimum one foot from structure. Any vegetation making contact with structure should be trimmed.

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3.  Garage
3.2 Garage Floor
Inspected, Repair or Replace
1/4" crack is present in right-side corner of garage floor.

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3.5 Garage Door Operators (Report whether or not doors will reverse when met with resistance)
Inspected, Repair or Replace
Garage door operator did not function at time of inspection. Could not test garage door sensors.

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6.  Plumbing System
6.0 Plumbing Drain, Waste and Vent Systems
Inspected, Repair or Replace
(1) Main DWV clean-out painted shut.

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(2) Slow drains in downstairs hallway bathroom and laundry room sink

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6.1 Plumbing Water Supply, Distribution System and Fixtures
Inspected, Repair or Replace
(2) Toilet in downstairs hallway bath is loose.

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6.2 Hot Water Systems, Controls, Chimneys, Flues and Vents
Inspected, Repair or Replace
(2) Natural gas leak at water heater gas pressure regulator valve detected. I recommend a licensed professional make repairs as needed.

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6.6 Sump Pump
Inspected, Repair or Replace
Could not operate sump pump.

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7.  Electrical System
7.5 Operation of GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters)
Inspected, Repair or Replace
GFCI receptacle at back deck does not function.

7.5 Item 1(Video) 
7.6 Operation of AFCI (ARC Fault Circuit Interrupters)
Inspected, Repair or Replace
Multiple AFCI breakers in main distribution panel are defective and should be replaced by a licensed electrician. 

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8.  Heating / Central Air Conditioning
8.0 Heating Equipment
Inspected, Repair or Replace
(3) Refrigerant line insulation may need to be replaced. Signs of previous moisture observed. No moisture was present at time of inspection.

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HomeSight Inspection Services LLC.
634 NE Main St.
PO Box 1031
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Inspected By:  John Swanger
Inspection Date: 12/30/18
Report ID: 103017-0900-15

Customer Info:Inspection Property:
Mr. Home Buyer


Customer's Real Estate Professional:

1 Spacial Rd
Taylors SC 29687
 
Inspection Fee:
ServicePriceAmountSub-Total
Heated Sq Ft 2,001 - 2,500350.001350.00
Inspection Discount-25.001-25.00

Tax $0.00
Total Price $325.00
Payment Method: Cash (at time of)
Payment Status: Paid
Note: Thank you!!!