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12.1  The Inspector shall:
A.  inspect:
  1. walls, ceilings, and floors.
  2. steps, stairways, and railings.
  3. a representative number of countertops and installed cabinets. 
  4. a representative number of doors and windows
B. describe:
  1. materials used for walls, ceilings and floors.
  2. doors.
  3. windows.
C. report:
  1. absence or ineffectiveness of guards and handrails or other potential physical injury hazards
12.2  The inspector is NOT required to:
A.  inspect:
  1. decorative finishes.
  2. window treatments.
  3. central vacuum systems. 
  4. household appliances.
  5. recreational facilities.

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