Foundation (basement/crawl space) – Walls, floor, visible girders, columns and posts, floor joists, headers, sub-floor and sills; waterproof integrity of dwelling
Electrical – Main electrical service, main distribution center; interior wiring; wiring to heating system and major appliances; lights and receptacles
Heating Systems – Furnaces and heat pumps, heating fuel systems including oil, gas and electric; water and steam systems, supplementary heating devices, including baseboard and solid fuel stoves
Central A/C Systems – Exterior compressor; refrigerant lines and line insulation; air handler and ducts; condensate lines
Interior Plumbing System – Water heater; water piping, waste and drain piping; plumbing connections and water pressure; plumbing fixtures in all bathrooms, including sink, bathtub/shower, and toilet; kitchen sink and garbage disposal
Interior Surfaces – Walls, ceilings, floors, doors and windows
Major Appliances – All built-in items including range/stove, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, trash compactor, washing machine and dryer
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