Inspect Hawaii, LLC INSPECTION AGREEMENT
This Inspection Agreement is entered into between the Client and Inspect Hawaii, LLC, including its inspectors. This is only the scope of the Service Agreement.
SCOPE OF INSPECTION: In consideration of the terms and conditions set forth below, the Inspection Company agrees to perform a visual inspection (the “Inspection”) of the property listed above (the Residence), and to prepare and provide to the Client an Inspection Report (the Report). The Inspection will be in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors® (ASHI®). A copy of the ASHI Standards of Practice is available to the Client at ashi.com. This is not a building code inspection. The Inspection will consist of visual observation of readily and safely accessible areas of the Residence. As specified in the ASHI Standards for multiple occurring items such as outlets, windows, and doors - only a representative number will be inspected/tested. The Inspection is limited only to visual observation of apparent conditions existing at the time of the Inspection. The copyright of the Report shall remain with the Company.
INSPECTION COMPONENTS: The Inspection is strictly limited only to the following components of the Residence: Structure, Foundation, Exterior, Roof, Attic, Major Systems (heating, air conditioning, electric, plumbing), Built-in Appliances1, Interior (floors, ceilings, walls, windows, doors). 1. Beyond the scope of the ASHI Standard of Practice.
EXCLUSIONS FROM THE INSPECTION: The following items, components and issues are specifically not included in the Inspection: product recalls by the CPSC or manufacturers or others; the presence or absence of termites, dry rot, fungus, mold or other wood destroying pests; the interior condition of chimney flues; all concealed or underground items, including without limitation, plumbing and electrical components, septic systems or cesspools, well and its water quality; water softeners and purification systems; swimming pool/spa and systems; automatic sprinkler systems; any system that is shut down; lighting of pilot lights; alarm, intercom, and low voltage systems, including without limitation, yard fixtures, timers, de-icing systems, and solar systems; storm windows, screens, and doors; shutters, awnings and related accessories; broken windowpanes & "THERMO-PANES"; all portable/moveable appliances including, without limitation, the refrigerator/freezer,; the temperature calibration, self-cleaning feature, and timer operation of the stove/oven; the heat exchanger; radiant heating system; compliance with past or present state and local building code requirements; evaluation or analysis of soil conditions and geological stability; evaluation of engineering and architectural issues; compliance with any federal, state, or local environmental laws, rules, and ordinances; the existence of any hazardous wastes and toxic substances on, in, or around the Residence including, without limitation, asbestos, radon gas, lead and lead-based paint, mold, or methamphetamine.
Latent and Future Defects: The Inspection is not a technically exhaustive investigation or evaluation of every aspect of the Residence. The Client acknowledges and agrees that the Inspection and the Report will not reveal every existing deficiency and future condition affecting the Residence. The Inspection Company is not responsible for the non-discovery of any latent defects in the Residence, or any problems that may occur or become evident after the date of the Inspection. Latent defects in the Residence include, but are not limited, to: cracking, leaking, surface dislocations, or landslides resulting from, without limitation, water leaks, land subsistence, or other geological problems. The Inspection Company is not responsible for future defects, failures and repairs. The Inspection Company shall have a reasonable opportunity, weather permitting, to access the subject property to evaluate the situation prior to any corrective action being taken by the Client. However, immediate "first aid" should be undertaken by the Client as needed.
. This Fee is for the Inspection and Report, and payable at the time of the inspection. If payment received more than 14 days after the date of inspection, there will be a late payment penalty in the amount of $50.00, and will accrue interest at the rate 1.5% monthly (18% per annum) from the date of delinquency until paid. The Client also agrees to pay all attorney fees and associated costs for the Company to collect the amount due. Remedy for non-payment shall be adjudicated in small claims court.