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					                                               INSPECTION LOG SHEET
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                                               Inspection              14 Overlook Drive
                                               Location:               Westboro, MA 01581


                                               Date:                   11/10/2997
                                               Time:                   9:00 AM
                                               Temperature:            484Degrees
                                               Day of Week:            Saturday
                                               Today's weather:        Cool/Sunny
                                               Recent Weather:         Cool/Sunny
                                               Type of Building:       Single Family

THIS INSPECTION PERFORMED PROFESSIONALLY AND CONFIDENTIALLY FOR:
Contact Information:                                                   Services:
                Ken and Linda Housman                                  Customer at Inspection:   Yes
                25 Edson Road                                          Video Taping:             No
                Oakham, MA 01068                                       Water Testing             No
                Cell Phone:    508-335-4633                            Radon Testing             Yes
                Cell Phone:    NA                                      Lead Paint Test           No
                Mortgage Type: conv                                                                    1848231
                E-mail         khousmansr@aol.com                                                      1848232
BUILDING SPECIFICS
Garage:         Drive Under      Landscape:                  Finished    Style:          Split-Level Ranch 1969
Pool:           NA               Number of Rooms:            9           Color:          Red
Lot Size:       Standard         Number of Floors:           3           Shed:           No
Water Source:   Public           Waste Disposal System: Public
Comments:       Main concerns would be the mouse issue, front steps, house siding, age of the boiler,rear
                deck rotted board, replacing the dryer vent and the exterior trim paint.
THE HOME INSPECTION REPORT
Home Inspections highlight the positive features of a home as well as provide maintenance and home
repair suggestions. The home inspection is an objective examination of the condition of the visible
and accessible components of a home. The Home Inspection is not intended to point out every small
problem or defect in a home. The home inspection report is based upon observation of the
conditions that existed at the time of the inspection only.
IMPORTANT
When a purchasing decision hinges on how much the buyer may have to pay for repairs, we
suggest that the buyer call in one or more contractors and get estimates for the repairs before
making their purchasing decision.
All purchase negotiations are between the buyer and the seller.
                                                Disclaimer




1. The inspection and report excludes and does not intend to cover any and all components, items
and conditions which by the nature of their location are concealed or otherwise difficult to inspect.

2. The inspection and report excludes and does not intend to cover any swimming pool, tennis court,
playground equipment, or other recreational or leisure appliances, kitchen appliances and laundry appliances.
Also excluded are all fixtures and cosmetic conditions such as wallpapering and painting.

3. The inspection and report are furnished on an "opinion-only" basis. This company assumes
no responsibility for the cost of repairing or replacing any unreported defects or conditions.

4. THE INSPECTION AND REPORT IS NOT INTENDED OR TO BE CONSIDERED AS A
GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR USE, REGARDING THE CONDITIONS OF THE
PROPERTY, ITEMS AND SYSTEMS INSPECTED AND IT SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS
SUCH.

5. This company assumes no liability and shall not be liable for any mistakes, ommissions, or
errors of judgement for it's employees beyond the cost of the report. This limitation of liability shall
include and apply to all consequential damages, bodily injury and property damage of any nature.

6. The inspection report is not intended to reflect the value of the premises, nor to make any
representation as to the advisability or inadvisability of purchase.

7. The inspection and report is based upon observation of the conditions that existed at the
time of the inspection only.
                                                                           Our Rating System is as follows:
                                              A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                              B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                              C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                   Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                            NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                           NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                          EXTERIOR                                             Rating                                Comments
1. Roof
            Type:                 Pitch/No Valleys                                          The roof shingles were replaced about 12
            Surface Type:         Asphalt Shingles                                  A       years ago.
2. Exterior Chimney: See comment E
   (Liner not included)
            Type:             Brick                                                B        Re-work noted at the cap area with poor cap
            Cricket:                                                              NA        repair concrete around the flue pipes. Caulk
            Clean Out:                                                            NA        is needed where the siding meets the bricks.
3. Exterior Siding                                                                          The front is wood clapboards however the
                                                                                            sides and back are masonite (homesote)
                                                                                            style, severe deterioration noted both sides
                                                                                            with woodpecker damage also noted left side
            Type:                          Clapboard                                B       front area. Replacement is advised.
4. Exterior Trim:
                                                                                            Solid however peeling paint noted all around
                                                                                            the house, scrape prime and paint suggested
           Type:                           Wood                                     B       soon.
5. Gutters and Downspouts
                                                                                            All need cleaning and better disbursement
              Type:                        Aluminum                                 B       away from the foundation is suggested.
                                                                                            Suggest trim all shrubs away from the house.
                                                                                            Also suggest cutting back any overhanging
                                                                                            tree branches. This yard needs a good
6. Yard drainage and landscape                                                     B        cleanup.
7. Basement Entrance                                                               A        Full entry door.
8. Window Wells                                                                   NA

9. Exterior Faucets                                                                 A
10. Electrical Service
            Weather Head                                                            A
            Drip Loop                                                               A       Underground supply with the meter located
            Meter                                                                   A       on the right side of the house.
11. Exterior Outlets                                                                A
12. Exterior Lighting                                                               A
13. Walkways                                                                                Front brick, the side walk is slate in dirt only,
           Type:                           Brick                                    B       bumpy with some loose areas.
14. Driveway
                                                                                            Cracking noted with a low area by the garage
              Type:                        Asphalt                                  B       door.
                                                                                            The side entry door has a slightly loose
15. Attached decks/porches/stairs                                                           threshold. The front landing has severely
      Side Type:                 Entry Door                                         B       rotted hand rails and post. The rear pressure
     Front Type:                 Landing with steps                                 B       treated wood deck has cracking wood with a
                                                                                            rotted deck board outside the slider and
                                                                                            slightly to the left. Soffet board falling down
       Rear Type:                          Open Deck                                B       just outside the left porch door.
16. Patio                                                                        NAC        Covered with outdoor carpet.
17. Retaining Walls                                                              NA

MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS

A.) Manufacturers of asphalt shingles, on an average, provide a 20 year warranty. This should not be confused with the actual roof life. B.) It
is advised that reserves be set aside for repairs or eventual replacement. It is suggested that there be no more than 2 layers of shingles on
the roof. C.) Actual roof life cannot be predicted due to many variables. D.) To prevent water damage to the roof, sheathing, walls, ceilings
and structural members, gutters and downspouts must be kept clean, clear, and free of debris. It is suggested that you check periodically to
ensure that all are working well. E.) Local regulations in some areas require the presence of a flue liner when using certain fuels. Consult
with your local authorities. F.) Window wells should be cleaned annually. G.) Exterior faucets should be drained during the colder months to
prevent freezing. H.)Driveways should be sealed annually to extend life. I.) The underside of decks and porches not accessible at the time of
the inspection should be made accessible to check for damage, rot or infestation.
                                                                            Our Rating System is as follows:
                                             A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                             B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                             C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                 Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                            NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                          NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                             Garage                                            Rating                                 Comments
                                                                                             Mouse droppings and bait traps were noted all
                        Type:             Drive Under                               A        around the garage sills.
1. Foundation
                                                                                             All accessible areas were fine however not all
                        Type:             Poured Concrete                           A        areas were accessible due to seller belongings.
2. Floor
                        Type:             Concrete                                  B        Normal cracking noted.
                                                                                             All accessible areas are fine, not pressure treated
3. Sill                                                                             A        wood. Mouse droppings all around.
4. Doors (operation)
                                                                                             Power supplied by a hanging box, not properly
               Electric Openers:                                                    B        secured to the garage ceiling.
               Springs/Rollers/Track                                                A        Suggest adding safety wires to the springs.
               Panels/Windows                                                       B        Peeling paint noted outside.
               Safety                                                               A        Electric eye and pressure reverse.
                                                                                             Solid wood door with metal panels on the 2 inner
5.   Entry Door                                                                     A        doors.
6.   Siding                                                                        NA
7.   Fume Barrier                                                                  NA        Caution with vehicles running in the garage.
8.   Roof               Pitch
                        Type:                                                      NA
9. Exterior Lighting                                                                A
                                                                                             3 prong grounded plug is not GFI protected, there
                                                                                             is a Romex cable hanging down between the doors
10. Electric                                                                        C        that goes to a light. Improper wiring.




MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS

A.) Fume barriers, firecode sheetrock and fire doors are required in most new construction. For safety, if your attached garage does not have
these features you should consider adding them. B.) Minor cracks in concrete walls and floor represents normal shrinkage. To reduce
possibilities of any new water penetration they can be filled with hydraulic cement. C.) Cracks that are offset or "V" shaped are signs of
settlement. These structural cracks of less than 3/16" wide should be monitored and if movement is observed immediate attention is required.
D.) Examination of structural members, walls, floors, ceilings, wiring, piping, etc. cannot be conducted. These areas are partially finished
rendering these items inaccessible. E.) Lumber, trees, and adjustable columns are subject to shrinkage and deterioration; while they are
acceptable under most circumstances, cement filled lolly columns are preferable.
F.) Efflorescence is the white powdery substance often evident on concrete walls and floors. It is usually an indication that dampness by water
penetration has occurred at some time. G.) It has been noted that proper ventilation should be maintained to minimize deterioration of
structural members caused by various sources. H.) The Evidence, source or amount of water penetration may not always be observable at the
time of inspection. It is suggested that you consult the owner for a historical perspective of whether evidence of water penetration has been
noted or not. I.) The sump pump and discharge lines should be checked regularly. Sump discharge lines should extend approx. 15 feet from
the house. Unless water in sump well or easily obtained, complete sump action will not be able to be ascertained by inspector during this
inspection.
noted or not. I.) The sump pump and discharge lines should be checked regularly. Sump discharge lines should extend approx. 15 feet from
the house. Unless water in sump well or easily obtained, complete sump action will not be able to be ascertained by inspector during this
inspection.
                                                                          Our Rating System is as follows:
                                             A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                             B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                             C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                  Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                            NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                          NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                         Basement                                           Rating                                 Comments
1. Foundation                                                                            All accessible areas of the foundation are fine
                                                                                         however not all areas were accessible due to
                        Type:             Poured Concrete                        A       the finished basement walls
2. Crawl Area                                                                    A       Under the stairs no signs of any water.
                                                                                         Older style not thermo pane glass but have
3. Basement Windows                                                              B       working storms.
4. Load bearing girders
                   Type:                  Wood                                   A
5. Support Columns
                   Type:                  Lally                                  A
                                                                                         Mouse droppings noted all around with bait
                                                                                         traps also. Water stains by the washing
                                                                                         machine indicate a water leak at one time by
6. Sill                                                                          B       the left edge of the deck.
7. Subfloor                                                                      A       Plywood.
8. Floor joists
                    Type:           Wood                                         A
9. Interior Chimney (Liner not included)
                    Type:           Brick                                        A
10. Bulkhead/Walkout
            Type:                   Wood Door                                    A
11. Water Penetration and dampness                                               A
           See notes F and H                                                     A       This basement was very dry during the
No visible or accessible signs at time of inspection                                     inspection.
Evidence noted at time of inspection (see comment H)
     Water Stains      Location:                                                 A       Dry during the inspection.
    Efflorescence      Location:                                                 A




MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS

A.) Fume barriers, firecode sheetrock and fire doors are required in most new construction. For safety, if your attached garage does not
have these features you should consider adding them. B.) Minor cracks in concrete walls and floor represents normal shrinkage. To reduce
possibilities any new water penetration they can be filled with hydraulic cement. C.) Cracks that are offset or "V" shaped are signs of
settlement. These structural cracks of less than 3/16" wide should be monitored and if movement is observed immediate attention is
required. D.)Examination of structural members, walls, floors, ceilings, wiring, piping, etc. cannot be conducted. These areas are partially
finished rendering these items inaccessible. E.) Lumber, trees, and adjustable columns are subject to shrinkage and deterioration; while
they are acceptable under most circumstances, cement filled lolly columns are preferable.
F.) Efflorescence is the white powdery substance often evident on concrete walls and floors. It is usually an indication that dampness by
water penetration has occurred at some time. G.) It has been noted that proper ventilation should be maintained to minimize deterioration of
structural members caused by various sources. H.) The Evidence, source or amount of water penetration may not always be observable at
the time of inspection. It is suggested that you consult the owner for a historical perspective of whether evidence of water penetration has
been noted or not. I.) The sump pump and discharge lines should be checked regularly. Sump discharge lines should extend approx. 15
feet from the house. Unless water in sump well or easily obtained, complete sump action will not be able to be ascertained by inspector
during this inspection.
                                                                                 Our Rating System is as follows:
                                                    A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                                    B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                                    C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                         Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                                   NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                                 NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

          Central Heating and Cooling                                              Rating Comments
The house is heated with:      Gas                                                              CO detectors are required.
1. Thermostats
                  Location 1   Basement Room                                            A
                  Location 2   Hallway                                                  A
                  Location 3                                                           NA
2. Fire Grade Sheetrock                                                                NA
3. Emergency Shut Off
                   Location                                                            NA       Not necessary with gas heat.
4. Exposed flue and damper from the heat plant                                          A
5. Burner Gun                                                                           B       Very dirty.
6. Fire box liner                                                                       B       Rusty.
7. Asbestos (See note E)                 No                                            NA
                                                                                                This boiler is older and far past any warranty,
                                                                                                however it was working at the time of the
                                                                                                inspection. Service suggested for tune up and
                                                                                                cleaning. A service contract for yearly cleaning
                                                                                                and maintenance is suggested. Upgrade
8. Boiler         Type:                                Hydro Thermo                     B       advised at this time.
9. Heating Systems                                                                      A       Hydronic with baseboard.
                                                                                                2 Taco zone valves and 1 Taco circulator
10. Zone Valves                                                                         A       pump.
11. Pipes                                                                               A
12. Furnace    Type:                                                                   NA
13. Expansion Tank                                                                      A       Has been replaced.
                                                                                                The vent above the boiler has leaked and is
14. Air Vents                                                                          C        covered with sediment.
15. Combustion Air                                                                      A       Vent holes have been added to the door.
16. Duct Work (In basement)                                                            NA
17. Electric                                                                            A
18. Space Heaters         Location:                                                    NA
19. Fuel Tank               Type:                                                      NA
              Fill and Vent Stacks                                                     NA       The gas meter is located outside the house
              Emergency Cut offs                                                       NA       near the chimney right side.
20. Cooling System                                                                     NA
21. Compressor                                                                         NA
22. Evaporator Unit                                                                    NA
23. Service Line         Insulation:                                                   NA
24. Evaporator Drains                                                                  NA
25. Temperature at Diffuser                                                            NA
26. Electric Disconnect                                                                NA
27. Compressor Slab                                                                    NA

MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
A.) We suggest that you obtain a major service policy for the heat plant from a dealer or contractor which should include annual servicing, adjustments, efficiency
testing, warranty and emergency service. B.) In the event that the unit is a coal conversion furnace/boiler, it is at the end of its economical usefulness. Expect
repairs or replacement. C.) To determine the condition of the heat exchanger in forced Hot Air units, major disassembly by a heating technician is required. This
report does not represent the condition of the heat exchanger and we recommend that you have this evaluated. D.) Relief valves, gauges, switches and other
safety devices cannot be tested. They are listed on the report to denote that they were observed in place on the system. E.) Asbestos insulation should be
removed or encapsulated using current professional procedures. F.) All materials must be kept clear of contact with electrical baseboard for safety. Electrical
thermostats have a limited life expectancy.
G.) Radiant heat in slabs and ceilings are not accessible. H.) Air conditioning units and heat pumps cannot be operated out of season as this could cause damage
as most compressors and evaporators are sealed units which cannot be accessed. The average life expectancy is 5 - 10 yrs. J.) Annual servicing of the A/C heat
pump system by a licensed technician is advised.
                                                                                  Our Rating System is as follows:
                                                     A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                                     B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                                     C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                         Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                                    NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                                  NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

         Electrical/Plumbing Systems                                                Rating                                 Comments
  Electrical System
       Supply        110/220 volts                                                       A
1. Accessible Wiring
             Type: Romex                                                                 A       3 and 4 conductor cable.
2. Service Panel Box
                                                                                                 Upgraded Siemens breaker panel with all
                Main Disconnect                             100 Amp                      A       proper breakers used.

               15      Yes        GFI   No                                               A
               20      Yes       Other Stove                                             A
               30      Yes                                                               A       40 amp stove breaker.
3. Junction box covers                                                                   A
4. Switch plate covers                                                                   B       Missing at the washing machine.
5. Smoke/Fire detectors (See comment C)                                                 NA       WFD certificate supplied by the seller.

   Plumbing System                           (See comment J)
                                                                                                 Water meter and shut off in the basement with
        Supply          Municipal                                                        B       a copper supply line from the street.
        Waste           Municipal                                                        A
      Water Flow                                                                         A
1. Visual Condition of accessible feed lines                                                     Fitting joints in the laundry room area have
                                                                                                 greening at the joints indicating moisture
   and connectors        Type: Copper                                                    B       issues.
2. Visual Condition of accessible waste lines                                                    Cast iron with the clean out located at the
                                                                                                 base below the bathroom. Past oozing noted
                                                                                                 in the garage from the master bathroom toilet
   and connectors        Type: Plastic                                                   A       drain.
3. Main vent stack                                                                       A
4. Exterior Sewer Ejector Pump                                                          NA
5. Laundry tub                                                                           A
                                                                                                 Gas dryer and the vent should be metal not
6. Washer/Dryer Connectors                                                               B       plastic.
7. Hot water heater    Type:                      Gas                                            Recently replaced with no rusting or water
     Make: Ruud                                        gallons 40                        A       leaks noted.
8. Interior Sump Pump                                                                   NA

MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
A.) The decision to upgrade electric service can be influenced by client need, local regulations and mortgage lending institutions. B.) Due to the age of the house,
not all fixtures may meet current standards, therefore, upgrades to the plumbing, waste supply and venting systems may be needed when renovating. C.) Smoke
detectors should be installed and approved by the local fire department. D.) Once or twice a year flip the circuit off and on to maintain good mechanical contact.
GFI breakers or outlets should be tested monthly. E.) Ground Fault interrupter outlets or circuits are advised whenever the user could come in contact with water.
F.) Manufacture's warranties for hot water heaters may vary from manufacturer; this should not be confused with the actual life expectancy which could be more or
less. Please refer to the warranty for the extent and terms if any. G.) The type of sewage disposal system noted above is determined by information provided by
seller, broker, or client. It is not a condition. H.) No conclusions as to quality and quantity of the water supply is implied. It is recommended that you have both a
quality and quantity test performed.
 I.) Depending on your individual needs, a thankless unit may not provide you with sufficient hot water. To increase quantity and efficiency you may want to
consider a booster tank or a separate heater. J.) Main water shut offs, individual shut offs and other valves are not tested. K.) Follow manufacturer's
recommendations for all water conditioning equipment. Failure to provide adequate maintenance can lead to equipment malfunction and effect water quality.
                                                                               Our Rating System is as follows:
                                                  A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                                  B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                                  C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                      Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                                NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                               NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                               Interior                                           Rating                                Comments
                                                                                              Note the outside light dimmer switch knob is
1. Doors                               Main                                           B       missing.
                                       Rear                                           A
                                       Side                                           A
2. Sliding or French Doors                                                            A
3. Door Bells                                                                         A
4. Stairway and handrail                                                              A
                                                                                              Note rug covered hard wood was not
5. Hallways                                                                           A       accessible for inspection.
6. Skylights                     Location: Kitchen                                    A
                                                                                              Delta faucet needs rebuilding and the sprayer
7. Kitchen                     Sink HW Temp                     120 dgrs              B       is not working.
                                                                                              Linoleum floor with wood cabinets. All need
                               Floor/Cabinets                                         B       cleaning.
                                                                                              3 prong grounded, suggest adding GFI
                               Electric                                               A       protection.
                                                                                              Baseboard heat with older style windows, not
                               Heat/Windows                                           A       thermo pane glass but with storms.
8. Appliances                  Stove                                                  A       Electric.
                                                                                              Exits to the soffet area only and full house exit
                               Ventilator                                            B        is recommended.
                               Disposal/ Fridge                                      A
                               Dishwasher                                            A
9. 1/2 Bath First              Sink HW Temp                                         NA
                               Floor/Door/Window                                    NA
                               Toilet                                               NA
                               GFI/Electric/light                                   NA
                               Wall                                                 NA
                               Heat                                                 NA
10. Bath Full Down             Sink HW Temp                     120 dgrs             A
                               Floor/ Heat                                          NAC       Covered with seller belongings.
                               Toilet                                                A
                                                                                              3 prong grounded, suggest adding GFI
                               GFI/Electric                                           A       protection.
                               Tile/Tub surround                                      A
11. Master Bath                Sink HW Temp                     120 dgrs              A
                               Heat                                                   A       Baseboard.
                               Toilet                                                 A
                               GFI/Electric                                           A       Suggest adding GFI protection.
                               Tile/Tub surround                                      B       Shower strainer is loose in the drain.
                                                                                              Suggest adding to both bathrooms with full
12. Bath Exhaust Fans                                                                NA       house exits ASAP.

MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
A.) Hairline cracks are not unusual on interior wall and ceiling surfaces, due to minor shrinkage and settlement. B.) Wood/Coal stoves are inspected
visually only. Test fires are not started due to prohibitive amount of time required. If applicable obtain a permit from local authorities before operating
such stoves. C.) Check with current owner for location and condition of any and all screens and storm windows D.) Due to the nature of the deficiency
insulated windows and skylights may have broken seals unable to be detected. E.) Cracks in grouting of ceramic tile joints are commonly due to
normal shrinkage. Re-grouting of these cracks is a maintenance responsibility of the home owner during the life of the home. Lack of maintenance will
cause water penetration and other deterioration of flooring, plaster, drywall and structural members around tubs and showers. Plaster or sheetrock
behind tiles is not accessible
F.) Ground fault interrupter outlets or circuits are advised whenever the user will come in contact with water. G.) Unless otherwise noted all
appliances are working on the day of inspection. Sherlock Homes of N.E. Does not represent a guarantee or warranty of continuous operation of the
appliances. Self cleaning mechanisms, timers, clocks, thermostats and cosmetic blemishes are NOT part of the inspection and are not recorded.
                                                                               Our Rating System is as follows:
                                                  A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                                  B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                                  C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                      Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                                 NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                               NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                               Interior                                           Rating                                Comments
                                                                                              Fireplace location and has not been used for
Finished Basement                                                                             years.
           Ceiling                                                                    A
           Windows                                                                    A       Not Thermo pane glass but with storms.
           Walls                                                                      A       Simple panel.
           Floor                                                                     NA       Carpet is covered with seller belongings.
           Door                                                                       A
           Electric Outlets                                                           A       All 3 prong grounded.
           Heat Source                                Temp Good                       A
           Baseboard                                                                  A

3 Season porch
          Ceiling                                                                    NA       Not finished.
                                                                                              Screens with plastic removable covers for the
               Windows                                                               NA       colder months. Torn screens noted.
               Walls                                                                  A
               Floor                                                                  A
               Door                                                                   B       Rubs on the deck boards when operating.
                                                                                              BX cable for the fan is hanging and not
               Electric Outlets                                                       B       properly secured to the wall.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                       A
               Baseboard                                                              A

Master Bedroom
          Ceiling                                                                     A       Past water stains noted.
                                                                                              Older style, not thermo pane glass but have
               Windows                                                                A       working storms.
                                                                                              Wall paper covered with some areas coming
               Walls                                                                  B       off the wall.
               Floor                                                                  B       Oak could use re-finishing.
               Door                                                                  NA
               Electric Outlets                                                       A       3 prong grounded.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                       A
               Baseboard                                                              A




MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
A.) Hairline cracks are not unusual on interior wall and ceiling surfaces, due to minor shrinkage and settlement. B.) Wood/Coal stoves are inspected
visually only. Test fires are not started due to prohibitive amount of time required. If applicable, obtain a permit from local authorities before operating
such stoves. C.) Check with current owner for location and condition of any and all screens and storm windows. D.) Due to the nature of the
deficiency insulated windows and skylights may have broken seals unable to be detected. E.) Cracks in grouting of ceramic tile joints are commonly
due to normal shrinkage. Re-grouting of these cracks is a maintenance responsibility of the home owner during the life of the home. Lack of
maintenance will cause water penetration and other deterioration of flooring, plaster, drywall and structural members around tubs and showers.
Plaster or sheetrock behind tiles or wallpaper is not accessible.
F.) Ground fault interrupter outlets or circuits are advised whenever the user will come in contact with water. G.) Unless otherwise noted all
appliances are working on the day of inspection. Sherlock Homes of N.E. Does not represent a guarantee or warranty of continuous operation of the
appliances. Self cleaning mechanisms, timers, clocks, thermostats and cosmetic blemishes are NOT part of the inspection and are not recorded.
                                                                               Our Rating System is as follows:
                                                  A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                                  B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                                  C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                      Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                                 NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                               NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                               Interior                                           Rating                                Comments
Left Bedroom

               Ceiling                                                                B       Open gaps noted outside wall to ceiling seam.
                                                                                              Older style not thermo pane glass with loose
               Windows                                                                B       glaze and peeling paint.
                                                                                              Water stains noted below windows, usually
                                                                                              caused by leaving the windows open during
               Walls                                                                  B       rain.
               Floor                                                                  B       Oak could use re-finishing.
               Door                                                                   A
               Electric Outlets                                                       A       3 prong grounded.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                       A
               Baseboard                                                              A

Center Bedroom
          Ceiling                                                                     B

               Windows                                                                B       Older style not thermo pane but has a storm..
               Walls                                                                  A
               Floor                                                                  B       Oak could use re-finishing.
               Door                                                                   A
               Electric Outlets                                                       A       3 prong grounded.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                       A
               Baseboard                                                              A

Back Bedroom
                                                                                              Deteriorated area above the window from a
               Ceiling                                                                A       past roof leak.
                                                                                              Older style not thermo pane glass but has a
               Windows                                                                B       storm.
               Walls                                                                  A
               Floor                                                                  B       Oak could use re-finishing.
               Door                                                                   A
               Electric Outlets                                                       A       3 prong grounded.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                       A
               Baseboard                                                              A




MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
A.) Hairline cracks are not unusual on interior wall and ceiling surfaces, due to minor shrinkage and settlement. B.) Wood/Coal stoves are inspected
visually only. Test fires are not started due to prohibitive amount of time required. If applicable, obtain a permit from local authorities before operating
such stoves. C.) Check with current owner for location and condition of any and all screens and storm windows. D.) Due to the nature of the
deficiency insulated windows and skylights may have broken seals unable to be detected. E.) Cracks in grouting of ceramic tile joints are commonly
due to normal shrinkage. Re-grouting of these cracks is a maintenance responsibility of the home owner during the life of the home. Lack of
maintenance will cause water penetration and other deterioration of flooring, plaster, drywall and structural members around tubs and showers.
Plaster or sheetrock behind tiles or wallpaper is not accessible.
F.) Ground fault interrupter outlets or circuits are advised whenever the user will come in contact with water. G.) Unless otherwise noted all
appliances are working on the day of inspection. Sherlock Homes of N.E. Does not represent a guarantee or warranty of continuous operation of the
appliances. Self cleaning mechanisms, timers, clocks, thermostats and cosmetic blemishes are NOT part of the inspection and are not recorded.
                                                                               Our Rating System is as follows:
                                                  A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                                  B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                                  C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                      Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                                 NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                               NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

                               Interior                                           Rating                                Comments
                                                                                              Fireplace location has not been used for a long
Living Room                                                                                   time, needs cleaning.
          Ceiling                                                                     A

               Windows                                                               A        Replacement thermo pane glass with screens.
               Walls                                                                 A        Settling cracks noted over the door.
               Floor                                                                NAC       Rug over oak.
               Door                                                                  A
               Electric Outlets                                                      A        3 prong grounded.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                      A
               Baseboard                                                             A

Dining Room
          Ceiling                                                                     A
                                                                                              Older style not thermo pane glass but has a
               Windows                                                                A       storm. Bay window.
               Walls                                                                  A
               Floor                                                                NAC       Rug over oak.
               Door                                                                  NA
               Electric Outlets                                                       A       3 prong grounded.
               Heat Source                            Temp Good                       A
               Baseboard                                                              A

Room
               Ceiling                                                               NA
               Windows                                                               NA
               Walls                                                                 NA
               Floor                                                                 NA
               Door                                                                  NA
               Electric Outlets                                                      NA
               Heat Source                            Temp                           NA




MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
A.) Hairline cracks are not unusual on interior wall and ceiling surfaces, due to minor shrinkage and settlement. B.) Wood/Coal stoves are inspected
visually only. Test fires are not started due to prohibitive amount of time required. If applicable, obtain a permit from local authorities before operating
such stoves. C.) Check with current owner for location and condition of any and all screens and storm windows. D.) Due to the nature of the
deficiency insulated windows and skylights may have broken seals unable to be detected. E.) Cracks in grouting of ceramic tile joints are commonly
due to normal shrinkage. Re-grouting of these cracks is a maintenance responsibility of the home owner during the life of the home. Lack of
maintenance will cause water penetration and other deterioration of flooring, plaster, drywall and structural members around tubs and showers.
Plaster or sheetrock behind tiles or wallpaper is not accessible.
F.) Ground fault interrupter outlets or circuits are advised whenever the user will come in contact with water. G.) Unless otherwise noted all
appliances are working on the day of inspection. Sherlock Homes of N.E. Does not represent a guarantee or warranty of continuous operation of the
appliances. Self cleaning mechanisms, timers, clocks, thermostats and cosmetic blemishes are NOT part of the inspection and are not recorded.
                                                                           Our Rating System is as follows:
                                              A - Highest attainable rating which indicates item is functioning as originally intended
                                              B - This item is functioning less than originally intended, maintenance, repair or upgrade is advised
                                              C - Caution is advised with this item as it has reached full life expectancy or is not functioning as intended
                                                  Replacement or further consultation with contractor is advised
                                             NA - Not applicable. This item does not apply to this inspection. No rating is needed
                                           NAC - Not accessible. Not inspected at this time. No rating can be given.

         Attic Ventilation / Insulation                                      Rating                                Comments
1. Access to Attic
                Type: Pull-down Stairs                                            A
2. Structural Supports
                Type: Rafter                                                      A
3. Roof Deck
                                                                                          Weak area noted above the ceiling damaged
                 Type: Plywood                                                    B       back bedroom.
4. Ceiling Joists                                                                 A
5. Flashing
            Vent Pipes                                                           A
            Chimneys                                                             A
            Valleys                                                              A
            Skylights                                                            A
6. Insulation (visible attic only)                                               A        Fiberglass roll and blown in.
7. Ventilation                                                                   A
8. Whole House Fan                                                               A        Not suggested without a full house exit.
9. Evidence of water penetration                                                NA        Past only.
10. Electric Junction Box                                                        A




MAINTENANCE SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS


A.) The home buyer should be aware that prior to the adoption of federal, state and local codes in the mid 70's, homes were typically built with
minimal insulation. Today's home buyer faced with rising energy costs, should consider the return on investment of insulation upgrades. B.)
Attic ventilation is an important factor in the life expectancy of roof sheathing and shingles. Provide maximum air flow to minimize heat build
up in summer and condensation in winter. Do not cover or block vents. C.) All flashings should be inspected and repaired when needed. D.)
The presence of Urea Foam Formaldehyde insulation in walls cannot be determined by visual inspection, Sherlock Homes of N.E.
recommends air quality tests when the inspector locates evidence of U.F.F.I.

				
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