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NOTE - These are easy so don’t read into them. Also all images are high resolution if you wish to expand them. Good luck!!
Question 1 – This is a multi-part question. New home final inspection with the
Square footage of the home is 4200 Sq. Ft.
Front of home faces West
Weather at the time of inspection was overcast turning sunny with a high of 40
Degrees Fahrenheit and winds at a constant 15 MPH.
House is equipped with gas water heaters and gas heaters.
Four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths.
Q1 – What are we actually looking at in these pictures?
Q2 – What am I doing in these pictures?
Q3 – Why did I do this?
Q4 – What narrative would you use in your report regarding this action.
Question 2 – What is wrong in these pictures? The following information is to be used for this question.
Siding and trim is LP SmartSide siding and trim.
Shingle manufacturer is not identified.
Gutters are on site fabricated.
Question 3 – What is wrong on this new construction installation of a Rinnai V75iN tankless water heater.
Question 4 – This is a new home final inspection. What is wrong with this tankless water heater? This is a Rinnai whose specific model number is not known but not needed for these deficiencies.
Question 5 – This is a “Gimme” question that everyone is most likely going to get it right. It is intended to help not only the new Inspectors but the rest of us that might become complacent after performing many inspections. There is no real wrong answer and any answer can help. So why is it that at every inspection, before I even go into the home I perform a walk around of the house itself? What value does this have and what can be found that can dramatically alter your whole inspection? Please provide specific examples.