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					Quality Home Inspection
       7141 Elm Drive
   Joplin, Missouri 64804
      417-850-9820

   davebush@socket.net




        Front of House




        Back of House

   Property Inspected:
   5542 County Road 290
Carl Junction, Missouri 64836
      Date: 1/15/2004
                                                                  Thomas J Strausbaugh                                                          1/15/2004        9:11:06PM




Quality Home Inspection

 7141 Elm Drive
Joplin, Missouri 64804
417-850-9820                          Fax:417-206-3701
davebush@socket.net                                                                             Property Inspected By:          David M Bush
Client Name        Thomas J Strausbaugh                      Inspection Date: 1/15/2004             Start Time: 9:00:00AM Completion Time:

Property:          5542 County Road 290
                   Carl Junction, Missouri 64836


  Present During Inspection:                         Buyer        Buyer's Agent            Seller           Seller's Agent             User Defined

  OUTSIDE CONDITIONS AT TIME OF INSPECTION:                                         Temperature:            40 degrees           F              C

             Dry            Wet            Humid              Raining           Snowing             Clear           Overcast             Hazy


  PROPERTY INFORMATION:                              Building Faces:            N         S          E        W

            Single Family                  Duplex                Tri-Plex                        Quadraplex                    Condo

            Occupied                       Vacant                Mobile Home(SW)                 Mobile Home (DW)

     Levels:            1             2          3           Square Footage: 1,900

  Approximate Age            0-5          6-10   11-15       16-20 21-25        26-30     30+       Years

              Building

              Roof

                                                               CHARACTERISTICS:
                  Construction                                          Attic                                     Roof Style

                   L1   L2       L3                               None                                         Dutch Hip                 Hip

     Frame                                                        Scuttle                                      Gambrel                   Flat

     CB                                                           Drop Stairs                                  Mansard                   Gable

     Other                                                        Fixed Stairs                                 Other

                                                                  Entered

                                                                  Ventilation
  UTILITIES

  Water Sources:                                              Waste Destination:                                       Gas:
            Well                                                  Sewer                                                        Natural

            Municipal                                             Septic Tank                                                  Propane

            Other                                                 Other                                                        Other

  Shut-off Location              Front Yard by Bushe                                                Shut-off Location: Not installed

  Well Inspected?                                             Septic Tank Inspected?                                   Line/Tank Inspected?
            Yes             No            NA                      Yes               No          NA                             Yes              No          NA

            Other                                                 Pass              Fail (see notes)                           Pass             Fail (see notes)




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Summary




While this summary page is intended to highlight the defects identified during the inspection, it does not
represent a complete accounting of the findings. Please refer to the entire attached report for an accurate
description of the condition of the described property, and related disclaimers pertaining to the
investigation.
Disclaimer:

This inspection and report are designed to conform to the standard Real Estate contract requirements and may not include an
inspection of cosmetic or aesthetic items. The inspection will be performed only on readily accessible components of the home.
This includes general systems and components and is aimed at identifying any system or component, which requires immediate
attention or major repair.

The inspection is performed in compliance with accepted standards of practice and performance and conforms to or exceeds the
standards established by the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI). The report includes the following items:

SECTION 1: Grounds ( fences & gates, porches, decks, and patios)
SECTION 2: Exterior Walls ( trim, doors, chimney, windows, garage and foundation)
SECTION 3: Roof ( roof structure, gutters and attic)
SECTION 4: Plumbing system (supply, waste lines, water heaters)
SECTION5: Heating Systems
SECTION 6: Cooling Systems
SECTION 7: Electrical (main panel, sub panel) Wiring, Fixtures
SECTION 8: Interior (doors, baths, basement, windows, walls, ceilings, floors, stairs and fireplace)
SECTION 9: Kitchen and Laundry

The inspection is limited to visual observations of apparent conditions existing at the time of the inspection. When necessary and
appropriate the inspector will perform simple mechanical tests to determine whether or not a system or appliance is in good
working order.

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The inspection and report are performed and prepared for the sole, confidential and exclusive use and possession of the customer
and / or the customer's agent or delegate. If the inspector recommends consulting other specialized experts, any such consultation
shall be at the customer’s sole discretion and expense.

The inspection of Septic Tanks and Natural gas or Propane tanks and lines should be done by qualified persons, trained specifically
for these items. Unless otherwise noted, the inspector makes no representation as to such specialty training. Findings reported here
are based solely on a visual inspection. When evaluating the safety aspect of these critical systems, a trained, qualified technician
should be employed.

This inspection and report is not an expressed or implied warranty of any items inspected. Deficiencies and defects, which are
latent or concealed, are excluded from the inspection. The inspector is not required to move debris, furniture, equipment, carpeting
or other items, which may impede access or limit visibility, or enter any area with less than 24 inches clearance.

This inspection is not a substitute to replace any real property disclosure statements required by law; nor does it substitute or
replace any disclosure obligation of the customer.

The inspector has no present or contemplated future interest in the property described and covered by this inspection report.

The inspector will not report on cosmetic/aesthetic defects which includes but is not limited to the following: foggy window panes,
scratches, small holes, defective carpet, typical minor cracks found in concrete, stucco, CB construction and asphalt, painting
requirements when structural damage is not imminent, and other minor defects which have no bearing on the structural integrity of
the property.

Room Numbering and Exterior Location Description Keys
The following abbreviations apply:
(L) LEFT (LF) LEFT FRONT (LR) LEFT REAR (LSF) LEFT SIDE FRONT (LSM) LEFT SIDE MIDDLE (LSR) LEFT SIDE REAR (F)
FRONT (R) RIGHT (RF) RIGHT FRONT (RR) RIGHT REAR (RSF) RIGHT SIDE FRONT      (RSM) RIGHT SIDE MIDDLE (RSR)
RIGHT SIDE REAR

ROOM NUMBERING OCCURS AS FOLLOWS: WHEN ENTERING THE HOUSE AND GOING LEFT, THE FIRST BEDROOM
ENCOUNTERED IS BEDROOM #1, THE FIRST BATHROOM ENCOUNTERED IS BATHROOM #1, AND SO ON.
Notes: When "closet" appears after a bedroom ([ ] BR1 ) or a bathroom ( [ ] BTH1 ) or a ( [ ] HALL) "closet" is located in that BR,
BTH or HALL. When " * " appears in the report, this indicates a licensed contractor for that area may be required.

General Notes:

It is not the scope of this inspection to determine compliance to code or local ordinance. The inspector is not required to enter any
area having less than 24-inch clearance in any area, which would endanger the instructor or cause harm to the structure. It is not
the scope of this inspection to determine the presence of radon or any other harmful substance unless otherwise stated for a
specific substance.

Code of Ethics
1. The inspector will express an opinion only when it is based on practical experience and honest conviction.
2. The inspector will always act in good faith toward each client.
3. The inspector will not disclose any information concerning the results of the inspection without the approval of the clients or their
representatives.
4. The inspector will not accept compensation, financial or otherwise, from more than one interested party for the same service
without the consent of all interested parties.
5. The inspector will not accept nor offer commissions or allowances, directly or indirectly, from other parties dealing with their
client in connection with work for which the member is responsible.
6. The inspector will promptly disclose to his or her client any interest in a business, which may affect the client. The member will
not allow an interest in any business to affect the quality of the results of their inspection work, which they may be called upon to
perform. The inspection work may not be used as a vehicle by the inspector to deliberately obtain work in another field.
7. An inspector shall make every effort to uphold, maintain, and improve the professional integrity, reputation, and practice of the
home inspection profession. He or she will report all such relevant information, including violations of this Code by other members,
to the Association for possible remedial action.
SECTION 1                                                       GROUNDS

DRIVEWAY:             Asphalt            Concrete      Gravel          Paver/Tile

     Functional at time of inspection

SIDEWALK:           Concrete            Brick        Gravel         Paver/Tile

     Functional at time of inspection

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GRADING:              Flat            Moderate             Steep Slope

      No significant findings

FENCES & GATES:                 Wood             Chain Link             CB          Wrought Iron

      No significant findings

PATIO # 1:

     LOCATION:                    F                LF                 RF             LSF               LSM         LSR

                                  RSF              RSM                RSR            R                 LR          RR

     FLOOR TYPE:                  Concrete         Brick              Wood           Paver/Tile

     ROOF:                        Yes              No                 Part of Main Roof

      Some areas of patio covered by leaves

PORCH:

     LOCATION:                    Front            Rear               Left Side           Right Side

     FLOOR TYPE:                  Concrete         Brick              Wood

     ROOF:                        Yes              No                 Part of Main Roof

     ROOF COVERING:               Comp. Shingle               Comp. Roll                  Galvanized Metal         Aluminum

                                  Built-up                    Tile                        Sgl. Ply Membrane

      Post is damaged and provides no support.

DECK:

     LOCATION:                    Front            Rear               Left Side           Right Side

     FLOOR TYPE:                  Concrete         Brick              Wood

     ROOF:                        Yes              No                 Part of Main Roof

      No significant findings

It is beyond the scope of this inspection to include site stability information or geological conditions. USFT (underground fuel storage tank)
location determination is beyond the scope of this inspection. The inspector cannot determine the future stability of wood decks, patios or
balconies. The current general condition is observed and reported without regard to current age or expected life. Subterranean drains are not
evaluated.
The inspector shall inspect the exterior wall covering, flashing and trim, all exterior doors, attached decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches,
and their associated railings, walkways, patios, and driveways leading to dwelling entrances, the eaves, soffits, and fascias where accessible
from the ground level, as well as the vegetation, grading, surface drainage, and retaining walls on the property when any of these are likely to
adversely affect the building.

There is an open pond with no fence that is a shallow water hazard with young children in the house. The patio posts are spaced more than
4" apart, which is a potential hazard for young children getting their heads stuck.


         Parts of Patio covered




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       Open pond with no fence




       Damaged front porch




SECTION 2                                                  EXTERIOR

EXTERIOR WALLS:

   COVERING:               CB               Stucco               Brick Veneer             Stucco Brick          Wood

                           Vinyl            Aluminum             Other Metal             Shingles               Clapboard


    No significant findings

EXTERIOR TRIM:              Wood              Vinyl            Aluminum              Other Metal


    No significant findings

CHIMNEY:           Brick            Metal             Stucco          Concrete

    * Spark screen not installed or is deteriorated                             * No visible flashing

    * Loose bricks                                                              * Sealing needed at roof exit

    * Deteriorated mortar                                                       Cracks/separation at wall

    * No raincap                                                                User Defined

EXTERIOR DOORS & WINDOWS:
    Front door needs adjusting                                                  Screen door needs adjustment

    Rear door needs adjusting                                                   User Defined

    Side door needs adjustment

    Door deteriorated

         F           LF            RF          LSF        LSM         LSR          L+2

         RSF         RSM           RSR         R          LR          RR

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      Window(s) need resealing

           F           LF          RF             LSF       LSM         LSR         L+2

           RSF         RSM         RSR            R         LR          RR

FOUNDATION:

     TYPE:             Closed           Slab-on-Grade            Open            Basement             Crawl Space

     Entered:          Yes            No

     Foundation Perimeter:              Visible          Partially Visible          Not Visible

      No significant findings

WOOD FRAME FLOORING SYSTEM:
      No significant findings

Note: Most slabs experience some degree of cracking as a result of shrinkage during the drying process. Most all cracks in the slabs, unless
severe, are not visible or noticeable due to the floor covering. Floor coverings are not removed for this inspection. The inspector does not
determine the effectiveness of any device or system installed to remove hazardous substances. No engineering calculations are performed
during this inspection.
The inspector shall inspect the structural foundation and framing by probing a representative number of structural components where
deterioration is suspected or where clear indications of possible deterioration exist., and describe the foundation and report the methods used
to inspect the under-floor crawl space, the floor structure, the wall structure, the ceiling structure, the roof structure and report the methods
used to inspect the attic.
 Probing is NOT required when probing would damage any finished surface or where no deterioration is visible.

This inspection of the fireplace and chimney is limited to the readily visible portions only. The inner reaches of the flue are relatively
inaccessible. Our distant oblique view from the top or bottom is not adequate to discover possible deficiencies or damage, even with a strong
light. For safe and efficient operation we recommend annual inspections by a qualified fireplace professional. A qualified fireplace
professional will clean the interior, if necessary, use specialized tools, testing procedures, mirrors, and video cameras as needed to evaluate
the system. If the fireplace has not been inspected by a qualified fireplace professional within the last year, it is recommended this be done
prior to use.

The front door drags at the upper corner on the lock side of the frame. It is recommended that this be trimmed to allow the door to open and
close with more ease.

The windows are a double hung window which open from the top and bottom with a tilt feature that opens into the house for ease of cleaning.

The crawlspace does have water standing in some areas. There are sump pumps installed in the crawlspace and they appear to sufficiently
remove the water.


         Chimney flashing needs resealed




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        Flashing needs resealed




SECTION 3                                                        ROOF

MAIN UNIT ROOF INSPECTION:

   COVERING:                Comp. Shingle           Comp. Roll              Galvanized Metal           Aluminum                   Built-up

                            Wood Shakes             Wood Shingles           Sgl. Ply Membrane          Ceramic Tile               Concrete Tile


ALL TYPE ROOFS:

    Area covered by leaves, moss, etc.                                         Missing vent pipe cap

    Roof is part of multi-family unit. Not inspected, responsibility of        Cracks in sealant at vent pipes or skylight
    Association
    *Damaged/rusty flashing                                                    User Defined

COMPOSITION (SHINGLES):
    *More than two layers of composition shingles installed                    *Loose/damaged/missing ridge shingles

    Composition shingles showing signs of weathering and aging                 User Defined

    *Evidence of prior patching or repair

GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS:
    Gutter: Debris filled                                                      Poor drainage away from foundation

    F            LF            RF           LSF         LSM           LSR          F        LF          RF            LSF         LSM        LSR

    RSF          RSM           RSR          R           LR            RR           RSF      RSM         RSR           R           LR         RR
    Downspouts: Drains blocked                                                 J-connector(diverter) missing at:

    F            LF            RF           LSF         LSM           LSR          F        LF          RF            LSF         LSM        LSR

    RSF          RSM           RSR          R           LR            RR           RSF      RSM         RSR           R           LR         RR
    Loose downspouts/gutters                                                   Upper section missing at:

    F            LF            RF           LSF         LSM           LSR          F        LF          RF            LSF         LSM        LSR

    RSF          RSM           RSR          R           LR            RR           RSF      RSM         RSR           R           LR         RR
    Missing/damaged downspout diverters

    F            LF            RF           LSF         LSM           LSR

    RSF          RSM           RSR          R           LR            RR

ATTIC FINDINGS:

   Insulated:         Yes              No

   Insulation Depth:           2"-4"            4"-6"         6"-8"         8" +


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     Insulation Type:           Blown         Fiberglass batts          Thermax sheeting

     Estimated "R" Value: 20
      No significant findings

Clay tiles, concrete tile and slate tile roofs are often not walked to avoid damage. Not all tiles can be checked for proper attachment. The
report is an opinion of the general condition and general quality of the roof. The inspector cannot and does not offer an opinion or warranty as
to whether the roof may be subject for future leakage. The inspector cannot offer an opinion of current leakage unless leakage occurs and is
visible at the time of the inspection. Gutters and subsurface drains are not water tested for leakage or blockage. Ongoing maintenance of
roof drain systems is required to avoid water problems at the roof and foundation. Damage to roofs can occur when tenting a home for
fumigation. Recommend inspection for damage after the fumigation (tenting) is completed. It is beyond the scope of this inspection to
determine the presence of asbestos or other hazardous materials not specified. In the event the inspector notes "asbestos-like" material this
is not a specific declaration of the presence of asbestos.
The inspector shall inspect the roof covering, the roof drainage systems, the flashings, and skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations, and
describe the roof covering and the methods used to inspect the roof.

Some shingles show pitting of the asphalt. This is typical with aging of shingles and does not appear to be excessive. At the present time,
there does not appear to be any leaking, however, active leaking cannot be verified unless it is raining and leaking at the time of the
inspection. There are no indications in the attic that there is any leaking.

There is an unhooked downspout on the Northwest side of the house. The gutters need cleaned and emptied.

The downspouts need diverter drains and elbows at the bottom of each downspout. These are recommended to reduce the amount of water
seeping back into the crawlspace due to direct drainage at the foundation.

Recommend the turbine vent be oiled to allow better free movement of the vent.



         Nail pops on roof




         Some pitting of roof shingles




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          Downspout unhooked




          Gutters clogged




SECTION 4                                                PLUMBING SYSTEM

PIPING:

   Main Supply:             Galvanized Metal      PVC           Copper               ABS         Not Visible

   Distribution:            Galvanized Metal      PVC           Copper               ABS         Brass

MAIN LINE:

   Location:           F               LF         RF            LSF              LSM           LSR               RSF

                       RSM             RSR        R             LR               RR            Garage            Front Yard

    No significant findings

SUPPLY LINES (Distribution):
    No significant findings

LAUNDRY:
    Functional at time of inspection

WASTE LINES:

   Material:         ABS             Galvanized        PVC           Cast Iron         Brass         Copper

    No significant findings

WATER HEATER #1:
   Location:           Garage           Attic          Bath Closet           Laundry             Hall Closet           Basement



   Type:               Electric         Gas            Boiler                Solar              Kitchen closet
   Capacity:           30 Gal           40 Gal         52 Gal


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    Manufacturer Envirotemp                                                 Approx age      5.5 yrs

      No high pressure release (TPR) valve present                               * Turn-on flare up burns are heavy at access door, should be
                                                                                 adjusted
      Water shut-off valve not installed at unit                                 Electric unit breaker in trip position. Unit not inspected

      * TPR valve pipe connector not copper, CPVC, or galvanized                 * Insufficient clearance to combustible material

      * TPR pipe missing/broken/unsafe termination                               Electric unit does not heat water with circuit breaker on

      * TPR valve leaks                                                          No catch pan and drain installed on elevated unit

      * TPR improper type/size                                                   Access panel missing/damaged/deteriorated

      * Signs of water leaks around water heater                                 Gas unit flame in garage is not 18 inches above floor

      * Fire box appears damaged                                                 Electric unit element access plate missing

      * Visible burner damage - unit not tested                                  Improper firewall

      * Rust flakes in fire box                                                  * Gas unit does not fire up with pilot on

      Catch pan drain is clogged. Overflow leak to structural                    * Improper vent systems
      components
      * Excessive rust observed on unit. Replacement could be                    Pilot system off. Could not inspect
      imminent
      * Gas leak detected. Gas supply should be turned off and unit              User Defined
      replaced
      * Carbon Monoxide detected (fuel unit) supply must be turned off
      and unit repaired
Underground and wall hidden pipes cannot be judged for sizing, leaks, and corrosion or other damage / problems. Water quality testing and
testing for hazardous material is not performed during this inspection. Sizing of pipes and adequacy determinations are not performed. Some
polybutylene plastic piping supply systems have documented problems. Some ABS plastic drain systems have documented problems.
Contact the polybutylene / ABS manufacturer or a plumbing expert for details regarding these problems. Underground pipes for sprinkler
systems are not tested. Supply water pressure exceeding 80 psi can cause damage to fixtures and may result in leaks. Underground fuel
supply lines and fuel tanks cannot be inspected nor judged. Fuel pipes inside walls concealed from view cannot be judged. The inspector
does not determine sizing or adequacy of fuel lines.

The inspector is not required to do the following:
Operate a main shut-off valve. Inspect any system that has been shut down and secured. Inspect any components that are not readily
accessible or visible. Inspect any exterior plumbing components such as private sewer systems, water wells, pressure tanks, sprinkler
systems, spas, or swimming pools unless specifically contracted to do so by the customer. Inspect fire sprinkler systems. Inspect or operate
drain pumps or waste ejector pumps. Inspect the quality / potability of water. Inspect water conditioning such as water softeners or water
filters. Determine the effectiveness of anti-siphoning devices. Determine proper sizing, design or use of proper materials in the system.

Water Heaters:
The inspector does not provide an estimate of remaining life of water heaters. Solar heating system heating elements are not inspected. The
inspector does not activate pilot lights. If the pilot light is off, a complete inspection is not performed. A carbon monoxide test will be
performed only for operational fuel burning systems. The water heater pressure relief valve is not tested. Manually opening this valve may
result in leaking. The water heater shut-off valve, if present, is not operated. The inspector will not remove an insulation blanket to gain
access to a water heater.
The inspector shall inspect the interior water supply and distribution systems including all fixtures and faucets, the drain, waste and vent
systems including all fixtures, the water heating equipment, the vent systems , flues, and chimneys, the fuel storage and fuel distribution
systems, the drainage sumps, sump pumps, and related piping, and describe the water supply, drain, waste, and vent piping materials, the
water heating equipment including the energy source, and the location of main water and main fuel shut-off valves.

There is an additional shutoff valve installed for the main water supply in the crawlspace on the west side.

The faucet for the kitchen sink does not have a screen/filter installed which allows the water to spray over cabinets when being used.
Recommend installation of filter at the end of the faucet.

TPR valve on water heater should have either a pvc or brass pipe extension that extends into the crawlspace to allow water to escape into
crawlspace instead of splashing at a person trying to get to the water heater in case of necessity. TPR valve was open when the water was
turned on, inspector shut the valve and it appeared to function as designed.

There should be a light installed in the room with the water heater. All mechanical rooms should have either a switched or a chain light
installed for safety purposes.

There are signs of a previous leak under the bathroom sink and under the washer hookup. These do not appear to be active. It is
recommended that the water be run and consider for bleach treatment prior to use since the house has been vacant for several months.




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         Previous leak under bathroom sink




SECTION 5                                                      HEATING SYSTEMS

UNIT # 1:                                                (F): TEMPERATURE FOR FORCED AIR UNIT OUTPUT

     Type:         Forced Air             Gas            Oil               Electric         Boiler                  Heat Pump          Wood

                   Baseboard              Solar          Steam             Radiant          Water Heater          Other

     Location:          F            LF           RF           LSF          LSM            LSR            RSF             RSM               RSR

                        R            LR           RR           Attic        Roof           Garage          Closet         Laundry           Basement

    Manufacturer Hiel                                                                 Approx age     unknown

FORCED AIR/OIL/GAS/ELECTRIC/HEAT PUMP
      No propane gas to unit, could not test.

AIR HANDLER:
      Insulation is falling from vent plennums in crawl space.

The inspector does not activate pilot lights. If the pilot light is off, a complete inspection is not performed. A carbon monoxide test will be
performed for operational fuel burning systems. It is recommended all homes having a fuel burning system should have a carbon monoxide
detector installed. The inspector cannot thoroughly inspect many heat exchangers. Inspections to determine cracks or holes can only done
by dismantling or other technical procedures. This is beyond the scope of the inspection. In some furnaces, due to the design, a thorough
inspection is practically impossible. The inspector does not inspect furnace safety devices. Asbestos materials are commonly used in heating
systems. It is beyond the scope of this inspection to determine the presence of asbestos. This is usually performed in the laboratory.

The inspector does not determine the efficiency or adequacy of the heating system. The inspector does not dismantle any equipment, controls
or gauges. Accessories such as humidifiers, air purifiers, motorized dampers and heat reclaimers are not inspected.

The inspector will inspect wood burning heating systems only if that is the only source of heat. Solar heating systems are not inspected.
Radiant systems and steam systems, which are not fired, are not inspected. Thermostats are not tested for calibration or times functions.
Determining the adequacy of the system; the efficiency of the system; or the effectiveness of the distribution through the house is beyond the
scope of this inspection.

Fuel oil, gas, and electric self-contained space heaters are not inspected. However, if an operating fuel oil / gas unit is present the inspector
may at his / her discretion test for carbon monoxide and discuss safety issues with the customer. Any safety issues or lack of safety issues
regarding space heaters is beyond the scope of this inspection. Humidifiers, dehumidifiers and electronic air cleaners / filtration units are
beyond the scope of this inspection.

Capacity: The capacity of a fossil fuel heating unit is in Btu per hour (Btu / hr.). The capacity of an electric heating unit is in kilowatts per hour
(kW /hr). 1 kW = 1000 watts = 3413 Btu / hr
The temperature measured at the output for forced air systems should be as follows:
ELECTRIC FORCED AIR HEAT = 85 - 105 degrees F
FUEL FORCED AIR HEAT = 105 - 145 degrees F
HEAT PUMP FORCED AIR HEAT = 80 - 90 degrees F

The evaporator coild attached to the air handler unit in the crawlspace is rusted and showing signs of age. After propane has been turned on
to the unit, it is recommended that the unit be tested and serviced by a qualified professional. Servicing of the heating and air conditioning
unit at least once a year is recommended to maintain highest efficiency.




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        Rusted Evaporator Coil




SECTION 6                                                         COOLING SYSTEMS

UNIT # 1:                                                                                        TD Measurement          0 degrees           F      C

     Type:        Central                   Heat Pump              Evaporative                Condensation

     Capacity (btu):              12,000         18,000           24,000          30,000          36,000             42,000         48,000          54,000



     Air Distribution:            Plennum           Fiberglass Duct               Flex Duct                 Metal Duct                Ducts Insulated



     Location:           F             LF          RF             LSF            LSM           LSR             RSF              RSM                RSR

                         R             LR          RR             Attic          Roof          Garage          Closet           Laundry            Basement

    Manufacturer         Coleman                            Tonnage       3 ton unit                     Approx age Unknown
GENERAL

     Unit did not respond to normal controls. Unable to test

     Outside temperature too low. Unable to test

     No power to unit. Unable to test

     * Unit makes unusual noise located at:

             F               LF             RF            LSF             LSM           LSR             RSF               RSM                RSR

             R               LR             RR            Attic           Roof          Garage          Closet            Laundry            Basement
     * Air temperature differential (TD) is outside normal range                        Evaporator drain system not working properly

     * Blows warm air only                                                              Unit is rusted over 25%

     Condenser fins bent/damaged/dirty (This overworks unit)                            Condenser needs cleaning

     * No electrical disconnect provided at unit                                        * Ice on refrigerant lines

     * No conduit on electrical wiring at unit                                          * No air filter. Evaporator requires cleaning

     * Improper grounding at unit                                                       Filter needs replacing

AIR HANDLER:
     Functional at time of inspection

No representation is made regarding line integrity or coolant charges since the inspector does not perform pressure tests on coolant systems.
The inspector will not operate the cooling system if the outside temperature is less that 60 degrees (F).

Window or wall mounted and gas fired units are not inspected. Due to variations in the type of materials and construction methods the
adequacy of the cooling system for this home is not determined specifically by the inspector, however the typical home requires one (1) ton
(12,000 Btu) per 600 square feet. The inspector observes and reports when rust (oxidation) covers more than 25% of a component of the air
conditioning system. This is done to inform the customer of potential problems, which may be caused by the deterioration. When this is
reported, the customer should consider having an air conditioner specialist review the unit thoroughly. The TD measurement is the
TEMPERATURE DIFFERENTIAL measurement between the input and output air. The usual range for normal operation is 14 to 22 degrees

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(F).

Pressure checks of system coolant and system coolant leaks are not checked. The inspector does not check the electric draw (current) or the
system.

COOLING / HEATING DISTRIBUTION (DUCTS, VENT, FLUE)
The uniformity of the supply of conditioned air to the various parts of the structure is not calculated. The types of insulation material used for
wrapping pipes, ducts, jackets and boilers are not determined. The inspector will not operate venting systems unless ambient temperatures or
other circumstances, in the opinion of the inspector are conducive to safe operation without damage to the equipment. The inspector will not
operate equipment outside its normal operating range as determined by the inspector.
The inspector shall inspect central and through-wall cooling equipment, and describe the energy source and the cooling method by its
distinguishing characteristics.

SECTION 7                                                      ELECTRICAL MAIN

INPUT SERVICE:

       Access:          Overhead            Underground

       Functional at time of inspection

MAST:
       Functional at time of inspection

MAIN PANEL:

       Location (Interior):     Manufacturer        Square D                       Condition      Functional
                KIT 1            KIT 2             PANTRY           BR 1               CLOSET            BR 2               CLOSET

                BR 3             CLOSET            BR 4             CLOSET             BTH 1             CLOSET             BTH 2

                CLOSET           BTH 3             CLOSET           BTH 4              CLOSET            LIV                FAM

                DEN              LAUN              GAR              ATTIC              POOL/POR/PATIO                       BASEMENT

       Service:         120 VAC           240 VAC

       Type:            Fused             Circuit Breakers          Combination

       Main Breaker/Fuse AMP Capacity:

                80A           90A           100A             125A          150A           175A

                200A          225A          250A             300A          Other          A

       Main Panel AMP Capacity:

                80A           90A           100A             125A          150A           175A

                200A          225A          250A             300A          Other          A

       Main Panel Distribution:

           10 # of 120V circuits

               5 # of 240V circuits
INSPECTION
       Loose wiring in panel.

SUB PANEL A:

       Location:                  Manufacturer       Square D                      Condition      Functional
                KIT 1            KIT 2             BR 1             BR 2               BR 3              BR 4               BTH 1

                BTH 2            BTH 3             BTH 4            LIV                FAM               DEN                LAUN

                GAR              EXT               ATTIC            A/C UNIT           BASEMENT                             POOL/POR/PATIO

INSPECTION


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    Functional at time of inspection

WIRING:
    Flex connector loose at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO
    Wire not strapped/improperly strapped at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO
    Wire splice with no juncture box at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO
    Receptacle - neutral and ground reversed at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO

    GFI not present
          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO

    Receptacle - indicates improper grounding at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO
    * Receptacle reverse polarity at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO
    * Outlet not operational at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO
    * Loose/damaged outlets at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1
          BTH 2             BTH 3           BTH 4          LIV             FAM          DEN     LAUN

          GAR               EXT             ATTIC          CRAWLSPACE             BASEMENT      POOL/POR/PATIO

    * Loose/damaged switches at:

          KIT 1             KIT 2           BR 1           BR 2            BR 3         BR 4    BTH 1

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           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO
      * Improper wiring at:

           KIT 1              KIT 2              BR 1            BR 2               BR 3              BR 4              BTH 1

           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO
      Box cover missing at:

           KIT 1              KIT 2              BR 1            BR 2               BR 3              BR 4              BTH 1

           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO
      * Evidence of electrical overheating at:

           KIT 1              KIT 2              BR 1            BR 2               BR 3              BR 4              BTH 1

           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO

      * Light not operational at:

           KIT 1              KIT 2              BR 1            BR 2               BR 3              BR 4              BTH 1

           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO
      Missing/damaged cover plate at:

           KIT 1              KIT 2              BR 1            BR 2               BR 3              BR 4              BTH 1

           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO
      * Extension cord used as wiring at:

           KIT 1              KIT 2              BR 1            BR 2               BR 3              BR 4              BTH 1

           BTH 2              BTH 3              BTH 4           LIV                FAM               DEN               LAUN

           GAR                EXT                ATTIC           CRAWLSPACE                BASEMENT                     POOL/POR/PATIO
      Exterior switch/outlet weather cover missing:

           F                  LF                 RF              LSF                LSM               LSR               POOL/POR/PATIO

           RSF                RSM                RSR             R                  LR                RR                OUTBUILDING
      Buried wire not rated for underground use at:

           F                  LF                 RF              LSF                LSM               LSR               POOL/POR/PATIO

           RSF                RSM                RSR             R                  LR                RR                OUTBUILDING

The inspector will not determine the adequacy of the electrical service for servicing the home. Six or fewer breakers may not require a main
breaker. This could indicate minimum electrical capacity.
The inspector will not:
Determine the compliance to municipal or NEC electrical code. Dismantle any electrical device or control other than to gain access to visibly
inspect electrical components.
Insert any tool, probe or testing device into the main or sub panels.
Activate electrical systems or branch circuits, which are not energized.
Operate overload protection devices, inspect any electrical equipment, which is not in a readily accessible area, or move furniture, stored
items or appliances to inspect panels, wiring or connections.
Remove switch or outlet cover plates.
Trace wiring origins or destinations.
Inspect ancillary systems such as wiring for telephones, audio / video systems, landscape lighting, intercom wiring and burglar alarm / security
system wiring.


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The inspector shall inspect the service drop, the service entrance conductors, cables, and raceways, the service equipment and main
disconnects, the service grounding, the interior components of service panels and sub panels, the conductors, the over current protection
devices, a representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles, and the ground fault circuit interrupters.
The inspector shall describe the amperage and voltage rating of the service, the location of main disconnect(s) and sub panels, the wiring
methods used in the dwelling and report on the presence of solid conductor aluminum branch circuit wiring and the absence of smoke
detectors.
A GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) is used for protection in wet areas (bath, kitchen, laundry, wet bar, etc.). These are safety devices that
may not be present in older homes and it is recommended that these be installed, if not present.

The electrical receptacle cover by the refrigerator is missing. Even though there are some 3 prong outlets in the house, the system is an
ungrounded system. These 3 prong outlets with a ground could provide a false sense of ground when one is not present. This 2 prong
ungrounded system is not incorrect, it is just not recommended for safety purposes.

The outlet in the Master Bedroom closet is controlled by the fused subpanel on the wall by the main panel. This receptacle is loose fro the
wall and should be permanently mounted.

There is an extension cord that is semi-permanently wired on the back deck/patio. This is too close to the pond in the back yard and should
have some type of fixture installed to prevent it from falling into or being dropped into the pond.

SECTION 8                                                           INTERIOR

DOORS:
      Door needs adjustment located at:

            KIT 1             KIT 2              BR 1              BR 2               BR 3               BR 4              BTH 1

            BTH 2             BTH 3              BTH 4             LIV                FAM                DEN               LAUN

            GAR               EXT                ATTIC             BASEMENT                      DINING ROOM               POOL/POR/PATIO
      Closet sliding/pocket door not tracking at:

            KIT 1             KIT 2              BR 1              BR 2               BR 3               BR 4              BTH 1

            BTH 2             BTH 3              BTH 4             LIV                FAM                DEN               LAUN

            GAR               EXT                ATTIC             BASEMENT                      DINING ROOM               POOL/POR/PATIO
      User Defined

      User Defined

WINDOWS:
      Functional at time of inspection

INTERIOR WALLS:
      Functional at time of inspection

CEILINGS:
      Functional at time of inspection

FIREPLACE:
      * Damaged marble on fireplace hearth                                        Fireplace: damaged brick, block, mortar arould chimney
                                                                                  (exterior)
      * Fireplace damper defective                                                * Fireplace chimney: Combustible material too close in attic

      * Fireplace fan/blower defective                                            * Internal chimney not inspected

      * Fireplace gas leak detected. Main gas supply must be turned off           User Defined
      and repaired
      * Fireplace flue needs cleaning

MASTER BATH :

 GFI Outlet(s) operational?           Yes       No         None present

Sink # 1:

      Functional at time of inspection


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Shower:
      Functional at time of inspection

Toilet:
      Functional at time of inspection

Bidet:
      Tank seal leaks

      Damaged/chipped

      Drains poorly

Ventilation:                  Yes            No

      Not ducted to outside attic

      Fan does not operate

Appearance:
      Functional at time of inspection

BATH # 2

 GFI Outlet(s) operational?            Yes        No      None present

Sink # 1

      Functional at time of inspection

Tub: Hydro Therapy?           Yes            No

      Drains slowly

      Damaged/chipped

      Therapy pump inoperable

Toilet:

      Functional at time of inspection

Ventilation:                 Yes         No

      Not ducted to outside or attic

      Fan does not operate

Appearance:
      Functional at time of inspection

The inspector does not determine the condition of thermopane windows due to weather, temperature and lighting variations. The condition of
walls and framing behind wallpaper, drywall, paneling, other coverings and furniture cannot be determined. Determining the presence of
asbestos in acoustic sprayed ceilings is beyond the scope of this inspection. The inspector will not determine the origin of odors or stains in
carpets. The condition of wood flooring below carpets is not inspected. Firewall rating determination is beyond the scope of this inspection.
The inspector shall inspect the walls, ceilings, and floors, the steps, stairways, and railings, the countertops and a representative number of
installed cabinets a representative number of doors and windows, garage doors and garage door operators.

The smoke detector in the hallway did not work properly when tested. It is recommended this detector be replaced and an additional smoke
detector be installed in the master bedroom.

The door between the laundry room and the dining room does not close.

Screen missing in Master Bedroom. The blinds that are installed on some windows require eyelets to prevent the string from accidentally
being wrapped around young children.
SECTION 9                                              KITCHEN AND LAUNDRY



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 OVENS:
 Manufacturer Whirlpool
 Condition    Functional

      Functional at time of inspection

 COOKTOPS:
 Manufacturer Whirlpool
 Condition    Functional

      One or more elements non-functional

 GARBAGE DISPOSAL:
 Manufacturer Sinkmaster
 Condition        Functional

      Functional at time of inspection

The inspector does not test washing machines and dryers other than for functional operation. The adequacy of the washer to wash clothes or
the dryer to dry clothes is not tested. The condition of walls behind these units or floors under these units is not determined since the units are
not moved during this inspection.
Self cleaning and continuous cleaning operations, timing devices, clocks, thermostat accuracy and lights are not checked during this
inspection. The inspector will not move appliances. The ability of the dishwasher to wash dishes is not tested. The inspector does not test
any device requiring the use of special keys, codes or combinations. The inspector does not operate programmable feature of devices.

The front right burner does not heat "glowing red" on high like the other 3 burners do.

The switch for the garbage disposal is inside the right hand door of the sink cabinet.




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