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Attic Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to decrease the risk of health problems associated with contaminated attic spaces. Attic cleaning and decontamination services can also help ensure that your insulation is functioning properly and that any leaks or damage to your roof are caught before they cause big problems down the road for insulation services.
MaintainX
09/16/2022

Attic Inspection Checklist

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Use this checklist to decrease the risk of health problems associated with contaminated attic spaces. Attic cleaning and decontamination services can also help ensure that your insulation is functioning properly and that any leaks or damage to your roof are caught before they cause big problems down the road for insulation services.
  • GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • Property address:

  • City:

  • State:

  • Zip:

  • Property Owner’s Name:

  • Date of inspection:

  • Inspector’s Name:

  • OBSERVATIONS

  • Extent of attic (3check one)

  • Access location(s)

  • Attic framing

  • Roof sheathing

  • Framing: (if yes, provide description and photos)

  • • Damage to top and bottom connections of diagonal braces between ridge board and ceiling framing or failing of braces

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Separation of framing at ridge board

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Fresh fractures in framing members

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Chimney(s): (if yes, provide description and photos)

  • Masonry

  • Visible cracks or offsets

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Damage to framing adjacent to chimney

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Damage to framing where metal tie straps from masonry to framing

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Metal Flue

  • Open or offset joints

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Plumbing: (if yes, provide description and photos)

  • Broken pipe or joint separations in sewer vent piping

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Forced air heating / cooling ductwork: (if yes, provide description and photos)

  • Crushed ductwork

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Separated joints in ductwork or appliance flues

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Presence of asbestos insulation or joint taping on ductwork or appliance flues

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Damage to asbestos insulation or joint taping on ductwork or appliance flues

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Shifted or disconnected furnaces or fan coil units

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Other abnormal conditions

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • CONCLUSIONS

  • Conclusions: (3check all that apply)

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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