Devices designed and installed to protect systems and components from excessively high or low pressures and temperatures, excessive electrical current, loss of water, loss of ignition, fuel leaks, fire, freezing or other unsafe conditions.
The distance between a heat producing appliance, chimney, chimney connector, vent, vent connector, or plenum and other surfaces. Also, in garages, the distance between the floor and an installed source of ignition.
When used in this report means appliances such as water heaters, dishwasher, etc., have reached or exceeded their industry standards for life expectancy (7-10 years for most major appliances, 10-13 years for water heaters.) It should be understood that the particular item may still be FUNCTIONAL or OPERABLE at the time of inspection.
To take apart or remove any component, device or piece of equipment that is bolted, screwed, or fastened by other means, that would not be dismantled by a homeowner in the course of normal household maintenance.