Foundation
NOTICE:
The inspection of the foundation components is limited to visible and accessible areas only. Finished or partially finished basements limit access. Moisture in basements and crawlspaces is a common problem and any indication of water penetration should be reviewed. Control of rain and surface water around the house is critical to keeping foundation areas dry.Moisture can cause decay and deterioration to wooden components and excessive water can damage foundations. Regular inspections and constant management is advised. 

15
- Lot Drainage

foundation

16
- Slab On Grade


grade

A
- Exterior Wall

B
- Anchor Bolt

C
- Metal Reinforcement

D
- Concrete Slab

E
- Sand or Gravel

F
- Floor Covering 


17
- Raised Foundation


grade

A
- Floor System

B
- Wood or Steel Beam

C
- Pier / Post Connectort

D
- Concrete Pier

E
- Foundation Bolt

F
- Shear Panel 

G
- Insulation & Vapor Barrier

H
- Foundation Vent


18
- Basement


basement

A
- 2" x 10" Floor Joist

B
- 2" x 10" Header

C
- 2" x 6" Sill

D
- Foundation Wall

E
- Waterproofing 

F
- Drain Tile

G
- Basement Floor

H
- Window Well
 
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