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Inspection Checklist for Detecting Structural Decay and Damage Mobile App

Use the Inspection Checklist for Detecting Structural Decay and Damage mobile app to check the Roof, Overhangs, Gutters, Eaves, Trim, Attic, Outside Walls, External Areas and other locations for structural decay and pest damage. Check both visually and by probing with a pointed tool, such as an ice pick. Look for signs of moisture, damaged wood, insect frass, and termite earthen tunnels and/or fecal pellets.Access your data at the office or while in the field.

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  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    Check the following locations for structural decay and pest damage.

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    Roof, Overhangs, Gutters, Eaves, Trim, Attic Roof Surface

  • Ico checkbox

    Check the roof for cracks, missing shingles, and other openings where moisture might enter.

  • Ico checkbox

    Remove leaves from the roof surface, and replace any missing shingles.

  • Ico checkbox

    Be careful not to block eave vents.

  • Ico checkbox

    Check for the formation of masses of ice on the roof near the gutters, which can lead to water fi...

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    Gutters

  • Ico checkbox

    Check for poorly sloped, clogged, rotted, or leaking gutters that can lead to eave, overhang, or ...

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    Attics

  • Ico checkbox

    Extra effort is needed to inspect areas difficult to see or reach.

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    Eaves, Overhangs, and Fascia Boards

  • Ico checkbox

    Make sure there is at least 18 inches of overhang to allow proper water runoff.

  • Ico checkbox

    Extend short overhangs.

  • Ico checkbox

    Search for soft, tunneled, cracked, or exposed areas.

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    Flashings

  • Ico checkbox

    Make sure areas around vents, chimneys, and dormers are flush and well sealed.

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    Damaged or discolored areas

  • Ico checkbox

    Search for exposed areas that are soft, tunneled, cracked, rotted, or blistered.

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    Outside Walls

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    Rusty Nails

  • Ico checkbox

    Check for rusty nails or nail staining, which indicates moisture within the wall and/or the use o...

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    Deteriorating Paint

  • Ico checkbox

    Look for signs of deteriorating paint such as loss of paint sheen and bubbling and peeling; scrap...

  • Ico statictext

    Building Siding That is Stained or Buckled

  • Ico checkbox

    Stained or buckled siding (with or without peeling paint) is a symptom of underlying moisture, ro...

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    Damaged Wood Junctions

  • Ico checkbox

    Moisture and insect problems often occur where wood pieces join or abut, particularly when there ...

  • Ico checkbox

    Apply water repellent and caulk to these joints, and monitor them regularly for building movement.

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