Another Installment of Home inspections that sting...!

Posted by Jennifer Mackay - Owner on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at 6:07am.

Here is another installment in my series on the necessity for home inspections. Remember to check back often for more of these goodies over the next few days/weeks.

When purchasing a home, it is highly advisable that buyers obtain a home inspection from a qualified and licensed home inspector.


Well, the following are just a few issues found during normal home inspections... ( Photos and images generously provided by Structure Tech)


Home Inspections that sting
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Hoo boy!

Vinyl dryer vent hose is such a bad idea on so many levels. A smooth metal dryer vent is the best solution available at your local big box store.


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Let’s have a party?

Yep, let’s have over a couple dozen neighbors for a really fun afternoon. Or tear off this disaster waiting to happen and build a deck properly.

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March of the roof vents

Yes, attic venting is important. This, however, might be a bit much. Maybe someone is trying to save on shingles?


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You Can Still Use the Garbage Can

I know it’s called a “garbage disposal” but I think someone’s taking that a bit too literally. Might be due for a replacement.


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Deck Stair Layout Headache

Stairs are tricky to layout for the neophyte deck builder. But it’s easier than you think to get it right with a few stair building instructions.

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What’s wrong in this picture?

Let me count the ways … 1. Broken chimney cap, 2. missing mortar and bricks, all that’s gonna cause a few leaks. This chimney needs some major repairs and quickly!

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Ceiling kitchen venting

Babbette loved the smell of her cooking so much, it seemed a waste to vent all of the wonderful aromas outside. Generally, most people would prefer kitchen venting to exhaust outside the house rather than inside


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How not to add lighting

Pretty sure this wiring system won’t pass the electrical inspection. There are right and wrong ways to hang a ceiling light, and this is definitely the wrong way.

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Duct Tape Wall

This tile was undoubtedly installed over greenboard instead of cement board and is completely falling apart. Regrouting isn’t an option but re-tiling is - you can pay now or you will pay later.

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Hard hat area

Maybe the in-ground pool sprung a leak? Or maybe this was a first time retaining wall builder. Regardless, it’s time to freshen up on building a retaining wall.

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