EXTERIOR EXTERIOR

The Siding is Incomplete or Missing in one or more areas.

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Recommendation: The client may want to consult a Qualified Contractor in Your Area to install siding where missing to prevent water and vermin intrusion. Gaps exist at one or more openings around the exterior, such as those where outside faucets, refrigerant lines, and/or gas supply pipes penetrate the exterior.

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Recommendation: Gaps should be sealed with silicone caulk or similar product as necessary to prevent moisture intrusion and entry by vermin or insects. Caulk sealant is missing or Deteriorated in one or more areas, such as, around doors, windows, penetrations or foundation.

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Recommendation: Caulk should be replaced or applied on all windows, doors, penetrations and areas of the foundation where water infiltration is likely. There is No Weather Stripping on the front door.

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Recommendation: Client may want to consult a Qualified Contractor in Your Area who can install weatherstripping on the front door. Do-it-yourselfers can CLICK HERE to watch a video on tips and instructions for installing weatherstripping. The side door is Physically Damaged in one or more areas.

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Recommendation: The client may want to consult a Qualified Contractor in Your Area to assess and make any necessary repairs. This may include replacing the door. The side door sticks at the bottom when trying to open.Recommendation: The client may want to trim the door at this area so that it opens and closes easilyThere is No Weather Stripping on the rear door.

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Recommendation: Client may want to consult a Qualified Contractor in Your Area who can install weather stripping on the rear door. Do-it-yourselfers can CLICK HERE to watch a video on tips and instructions for installing weatherstripping. The rear screen door sticks at the bottom.Recommendation: The client may want to readjust the sweep at the bottom of the door so that it does not stickThe Flashing is Missing around one or more of the windows. This can lead to water intrusion, which can cause rot or deterioration.

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Recommendation: The client may want to consult a Qualified Contractor in Your Area to install flashing around windows where necessary. The Caulk is Missing around one or more of the windows.

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Recommendation: Caulk should be applied where necessary. Fences and/or gates are Damaged and/or Deteriorated in some areas.

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Recommendation: The client may want to contact a Qualified Contractor in Your Area to assess and make repairs to, or replace affected sections of fencing. Vegetation such as trees, shrubs and/or vines are In Contact with or less than one foot from the structures exterior. Vegetation can serve as a conduit for wood destroying insects and may retain moisture against the exterior after it rains. This condition can lead to premature aging of exteriors finish siding and promote insect infestation.

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Recommendation: Vegetation should be pruned and/or removed as necessary to maintain a one foot clearance between it and the structures exterior. There are no usable outlets in the front of the home or in the rear of the home.Recommendation: Client may want to have a qualified electrician install outlets at these locations
Report prepared by
Stephen Prinkey, CPI - FL LIC# HI8985


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