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Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead. The Insurance inspection Miami is not required to:
Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
Insurance inspection Miami or test compressors, condensers, vessels, evaporators, safety devices, pressure gauges, or control mechanisms. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead. 
  1. determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the cooling system. 
    C. Insurance inspection Miami window units, through-wall units, or electronic air filters. 
    D. operate equipment or systems if exterior temperature is below 60° Fahrenheit, or when other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead.
    E. Insurance inspection Miami or determine thermostat calibration, cooling anticipation, or automatic setbacks or clocks.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    F. examine electrical current, coolant fluids or gases, or coolant leakage.
  2. Insurance inspection Miami tenant-owned or tenant-maintained cooling equipment.
  3. test for mold. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

Plumbing

  1. and verify the presence of and identify the location of the main water shut-off valve to each building;
  2. and verify the presence of a back-flow prevention device if, in the Insurance inspection Miami opinion, a cross-connection could occur between the water-distribution system and non-potable water or private source; 
    C. the water-heating equipment, including combustion air, venting, connections, energy-source supply systems, and seismic bracing, and verify the presence or absence of temperature-/pressure-relief valves and/or Watts 210 valves; 
    D. and flush a representative number of toilets; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    E. and water-test a representative number of sinks, tubs and showers for functional drainage;
  3. and verify that hinged shower doors open outward from the shower, and have safety glass-conformance stickers or indicators;
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

    G. the interior water supply, including a representative number of fixtures and faucets; 
    H. the drain, waste and vent systems, including a representative number of fixtures; 
    I. and describe any visible fuel-storage systems; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    J. and test sump pumps with accessible floats; 
    K. and describe the water supply, drain, waste and main fuel shut-off valves, as well as the location of the water main and main fuel shut-off valves; 
    L. and determine whether the water supply is public or private; 
    M. the water supply by viewing the functional flow in several fixtures operated simultaneously, and report any deficiencies as in need of repair; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    N. and report as in need of repair deficiencies in installation and identification of hot and cold faucets; 
    O. and report as in need of repair mechanical drain stops that are missing or do not operate if installed in sinks, lavatories and tubs; 
    P. and report as in need of repair commodes that have cracks in the ceramic material, are improperly mounted on the floor, leak, or have tank components that do not operate; and
  4. piping support.
  5. Insurance inspection Miami is not required to:
  6. determine the adequacy of the size of pipes, supplies, vents, traps or stacks.
  7. ignite pilot flames. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    C. determine the size, temperature, age, life expectancy or adequacy of the water heater. 
    D. Insurance inspection Miami interiors of flues or chimneys, cleanouts, water-softening or filtering systems, dishwashers, interceptors, separators, sump pumps, well pumps or tanks, safety or shut-off valves, whirlpools, swimming pools, floor drains, lawn sprinkler systems or fire sprinkler systems. 
    E. determine the exact flow rate, volume, pressure, temperature or adequacy of the water supply.
  8. verify or test anti-scald devices. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    G. determine the water quality, portability or reliability of the water supply or source. 
    H. open sealed plumbing access panels. 
    I. Insurance inspection Miami clothes washing machines or their connections. 
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

    J. operate any main, branch or fixture valve.
  9. test shower pans, tub and shower surround, or enclosures for leakage. 
    L. evaluate compliance with local or state conservation or energy standards, or the proper design or sizing of any water, waste or venting components, fixtures or piping. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    M. determine the effectiveness of anti-siphon, back-flow prevention or drain-stop devices. 
    N. determine whether there are sufficient cleanouts for effective cleaning of drains. 
    O. evaluate gas, liquid propane or oil-storage tanks.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead.
    P. Insurance inspection Miami any private sewage waste-disposal system or component within such a system.
  10. Insurance inspection Miami water-treatment systems or water filters. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    R. Insurance inspection Miami water-storage tanks, pressure pumps, ejector pumps, or bladder tanks.
  11. evaluate wait time for hot water at fixtures, or perform testing of any kind on water-heater elements.Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  12. evaluate or determine the adequacy of combustion air.
  13. test, operate, open or close safety controls, manual stop valves, or temperature- or pressure-relief valves.
  14. examine ancillary systems or components, such as, but not limited to, those relating to solar water heating or hot-water circulation.Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  15. determine the presence or condition of polybutylene plumbing. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead.

Electrical

  1. the service drop/lateral; 
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

    B. the meter socket enclosures;
  2. the service-entrance conductors, and report on any noted deterioration of the conductor insulation or cable sheath; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  3. the means for disconnecting the service main;
  4. the service-entrance equipment, and report on any noted physical damage, overheating or corrosion;  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    F. and determine the rating of the service disconnect amperage, if labeled; 
    G. panel boards and over-current devices, and report on any noted physical damage, overheating, corrosion, or lack of accessibility or working space (minimum 30 inches wide, 36 inches deep, and 78 inches high in front of panel) that would hamper safe operation, maintenance or Commercial inspector Miami homestead; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  5. and report on any unused circuit-breaker panel openings that are not filled;
  6. and report on absent or poor labeling;  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    J. the service grounding and bonding;
  7. a representative number of switches, lighting fixtures and receptacles, including receptacles observed and deemed to be AFCI-protected using the AFCI test button, where possible.  Although a visual Commercial inspector Miami homestead, the removal of faceplates or other covers or luminaires (fixtures) to identify suspected hazards is permitted; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  8. and report on any noted missing or damaged faceplates or box covers;
  9. and report on any noted open junction boxes or open wiring splices;
  10. and report on any noted switches and receptacles that are painted;
  11. and test all ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) receptacles and GFCI circuit breakers observed and deemed to be GFCIs using a GFCI tester, where possible; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  12. and report the presence of solid-conductor aluminum branch-circuit wiring, if readily visible;
  13. and report on any tested GFCI receptacles in which power was not present, polarity was incorrect, the cover was not in place, the GFCI devices were not installed properly or did not operate properly, any evidence of arcing or excessive heat, or where the receptacle was not grounded or was not secured to the wall; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  14. and report the absence of smoke detectors;
  15. and report on the presence of flexible cords being improperly used as substitutes for the fixed wiring of a structure or running through walls, ceilings, floors, doorways, windows, or under carpets. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  16. insert any tool, probe or device into the main panelboard, sub-panels, distribution panelboards, or electrical fixtures. 
    B. operate electrical systems that are shut down. 
    C. remove panelboard cabinet covers or dead fronts if they are not readily accessible.
  17. operate over-current protection devices.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    E. operate non-accessible smoke detectors. 
    F. measure or determine the amperage or voltage of the main service equipment, if not visibly labeled. 
    G. Insurance inspection Miami the fire or alarm system and components. 
    H. Insurance inspection Miami the ancillary wiring or remote-control devices. 
    I. activate any electrical systems or branch circuits that are not energized. 
    J. operate or reset overload devices.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    K. Insurance inspection Miami low-voltage systems, electrical de-icing tapes, swimming pool wiring, or any time-controlled devices. 
    L. verify the service ground. 
    M. Insurance inspection Miami private or emergency electrical supply sources, including, but not limited to:  generators, windmills, photovoltaic solar collectors, or the battery- or electrical storage facility.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    N. Insurance inspection Miami spark or lightning arrestors.
  18. Insurance inspection Miami or test de-icing equipment. 
    P. conduct voltage-drop calculations. 
    Q. determine the accuracy of labeling.
  19. Insurance inspection Miami tenant-owned equipment.
  20. Insurance inspection Miami the condition of or determine the ampacity of extension cords.

Fireplaces

  1. fireplaces, and open and close the damper doors, if readily accessible and operable;
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

    B. hearth extensions and other permanently installed components; 
    C. and report as in need of repair deficiencies in the lintel, hearth or material surrounding the fireplace, including clearance from combustible materials. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead 
  2. Insurance inspection Miami the flue or vent system. 
    B. determine the need for a chimney sweep. 
    C. operate gas fireplace inserts.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    D. light pilot flames. 
    E Insurance inspection Miami automatic fuel-feed devices. 
    F. Insurance inspection Miami combustion and/or make-up air devices. 
    G. Insurance inspection Miami heat-distribution assists, whether gravity-controlled or fan-assisted. 
    H ignite or extinguish fires.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    I determine draft characteristics. 
    J. move fireplace inserts, stoves or firebox contents.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    K. determine the adequacy of drafts, perform a smoke test, or dismantle or remove any fireplace component.
  3. perform an NFPA Commercial inspector Miami homestead
  4. perform a Phase I fireplace and chimney Commercial inspector Miami homestead
  5. determine the appropriateness of any installation. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

Attic Ventilation and Insulation

  1. the insulation in unfinished spaces; 
    B. the ventilation of attic spaces; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    C. mechanical ventilation systems;  
    D. and report on the general absence or lack of insulation.
  2. enter the attic or any unfinished spaces that are not readily accessible, or where entry could cause damage or pose a safety hazard to the Commercial inspector Miami homestead, in his or her opinion.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    B. move, touch or disturb insulation. 
    C. move, touch or disturb vapor retarders. 
    D. break or otherwise damage the surface finish or weather seal on or around access panels or covers.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    E. identify the composition or exact R-value of insulation material. 
    F. activate thermostatically operated fans. 
    G. determine the types of materials used in insulation or wrapping of pipes, ducts, jackets, boilers or wiring. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  3. determine the adequacy of ventilation.

Doors, Windows and Interior

  1. open and close a representative number of doors and windows; 
    B. Insurance inspection Miami the walls, ceilings, steps, stairways and railings; 
    C. Insurance inspection Miami garage doors and garage door-openers; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  2. Insurance inspection Miami interior steps, stairs and railings;
  3. ride all elevators and escalators;
  4. and report as in need of repairing any windows that are obviously fogged or display other evidence of broken seals. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  5. Insurance inspection Miami paint, wallpaper, window treatments or finish treatments. 
    E. evaluate the fastening of countertops, cabinets, sink tops or fixtures, or firewall compromises. 
    F. move furniture, stored items, or any coverings, such as carpets or rugs, in order to Insurance inspection Miami the concealed floor structure. 
    G. move drop-ceiling tiles. 
    H. Insurance inspection Miami or move any appliances. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  6. Insurance inspection Miami or operate equipment housed in the garage, except as otherwise noted. 
    J. verify or certify safe operation of any auto-reverse or related safety function of a garage door. 
    K. operate or evaluate any security bar-release and opening mechanisms, whether interior or exterior, including their compliance with local, state or federal standards.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    L. operate any system, appliance or component that requires the use of special keys, codes, combinations or devices. 
    M. operate or evaluate self-cleaning oven cycles, tilt guards/latches, gauges or signal lights. 
    N. Insurance inspection Miami microwave ovens, or test leakage from microwave ovens. 
    O. operate or examine any sauna, steam-jenny, kiln, toaster, ice maker, coffee maker, can opener, bread warmer, blender, instant hot-water dispenser, or other ancillary devices.
  7. Insurance inspection Miami elevators.  Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Q. Insurance inspection Miami remote controls. 
    R. Insurance inspection Miami appliances. 
    S. Insurance inspection Miami items not permanently installed. 
    T. examine or operate any above-ground, movable, freestanding, or otherwise non-permanently installed pool/spa, recreational equipment, or self-contained equipment. 
    U. come into contact with any pool or spa water in order to determine the system’s structure or components. 
    V. determine the adequacy of a spa’s jet water force or bubble effect. 
    W. determine the structural integrity or leakage of a pool or spa. 
  8. determine combustibility or flammability.Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  9. Insurance inspection Miami tenant-owned equipment or personal property.

Life Safety

Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  1. Insurance inspection Miami fire access roads and report on any obstructions or overhead wires lower than 13 feet and 6 inches;
  2. Insurance inspection Miami the address or street number to determine whether it is visible from the street, with numbers in contrast to their background; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  3. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether a 3-foot clear space exists around the circumference of fire hydrants;
  4. verify that hinged shower doors open outward from the shower and have safety glass-conformance stickers or indicators;
  5. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether the storage of flammable and combustible materials is orderly, separated from heaters by distance or shielding so that ignition cannot occur, and not stored in exits, boiler rooms, mechanical rooms or electrical equipment rooms; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  6. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether a “No Smoking” sign is posted in areas where flammable or combustible material is stored, dispensed or used;
  7. Insurance inspection Miami for the presence of portable extinguishers, and determine whether they are located in conspicuous and readily available locations immediately available for use, and not obstructed or obscured from view; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  8. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether a portable fire extinguisher is stored within a 30-foot travel distance of commercial-type cooking equipment that uses cooking oil or animal fat;
  9. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether manual-actuation devices for commercial cooking appliances exist near the means of egress from the cooking area, 42 to 48 inches above the floor and 10 and 20 feet away, and clearly identifying the hazards protected;
  10. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether the maximum travel distance to a fire extinguisher is 75 feet; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  11. Insurance inspection Miami for the presence of sprinkler systems, and determine if they were ever painted other than at the factory;
  12. Insurance inspection Miami for the presence of emergency lighting systems;
  13. Insurance inspection Miami for the presence of directional signs where an exit location is not obvious;
  14. Insurance inspection Miami for the presence of signs over lockable exit doors stating:  “This Door Must Remain Unlocked During Business Hours”;
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  15. Insurance inspection Miami for penetrations in any walls or ceilings that separate the exit corridors or stairwells from the rest of the building;
  16. Insurance inspection Miami for fire-separation doors that appear to have been blocked or wedged open, or that do not automatically close and latch;
  17. Insurance inspection Miami exit stairwell handrails; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  18. Insurance inspection Miami for exit trip hazards;
  19. Insurance inspection Miami for the presence of at least two exits to the outside, or one exit that has a maximum travel distance of 75 feet;
  20. Insurance inspection Miami exit doorways to determine that they are less than 32 inches in clear width;
  21. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether the exit doors were locked from the inside, chained, bolted, barred, latched or otherwise rendered unusable at the time of the Commercial inspector Miami homestead; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  22. Insurance inspection Miami to determine whether the exit doors swing open in the direction of egress travel; and
  23. Insurance inspection Miami the storage to determine if it is potentially obstructing access to fire hydrants, fire extinguishers, alarm panels or electric panel boards, or if it is obstructing aisles, corridors, stairways or exit doors, or if it is within 18 inches of sprinkler heads, or if it is within 3 feet of heat-generating appliances or electrical panel boards.
  24. The Insurance inspection Miami is not required to:
  25. test alarm systems, or determine if alarms systems have been tested.
  26. Insurance inspection Miami or test heat detectors, fire-suppression systems, or sprinkler systems.
  27. determine the combustibility or flammability of materials in storage.
  28. determine the adequate number of fire extinguishers needed, or their ratings.
  29. test or Insurance inspection Miami fire extinguishers, their pressure, or for the presence of extinguisher Insurance inspection Miami tags or tamper seals. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
    Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  30. Insurance inspection Miami or test fire pumps or fire department connections.
  31. Insurance inspection Miami or test cooking equipment suppression systems.
  32. determine the operational time of emergency lighting or exit signs.
  33. Insurance inspection Miami for proper occupant load signs.
  34. determine fire ratings of walls, ceilings, doors, etc. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  35. Commercial inspector Miami homestead, test or determine the adequacy of fire escapes or ladders. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  36. Insurance inspection Miami fire department lock boxes or keys.
hazards.
  1. Insurance inspection Miami or test emergency generators.
  2. test kitchen equipment, appliances or hoods.
  3. verify that elevator keys exist, or that they work properly. Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
6.5.13  Cooking Area
  1. verify that all smoke- or grease-laden, vapor-producing cooking equipment, such as deep-fat fryers, ranges, griddles, broilers and works, is equipped with an exhaust system; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  2. for the accessibility for cleaning and Insurance inspection Miami of the exhaust system’s interior surface;
  3. for grease buildup;
  4. verify that hoods are made of steel or stainless steel;
  5. verify that visible grease filters are arranged so that all exhaust air passes through them;
  6. verify that visible sections of exhaust ducts are not interconnected with any other ventilation system; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead
  7. verify that visual sections of exhaust ducts are installed without dips or traps that might collect residue;
  8. verify that exhaust ducts do not appear to pass through firewalls; Home Inspection Report Miami Homestead

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