The Continuing Chapters of Home inspections that sting...!

Posted by Jennifer Mackay - Owner on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 at 6:49am.

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.

Why?

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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Jacked-Up House

I’m not certain how much weight that jack stand is rated for, but I’m pretty sure a house is a bit over the limit. It’s important to understand load-bearing posts.


 

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Kitchen exhaust vent routing fun

Yeah, this exhaust vent will get rid of some burned bacon smoke, but with that kink, not so much. And imagine the condensation issues.

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Plumbing Diverticulosis

Just because pipes come in all kinds of different shapes doesn’t mean you need to use them all on one job.


 

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The More the Merrier!

Stacking more cheap filters doesn’t add up to higher efficiency filtration. Best to buy the filter that fits your A/C or furnace.


 

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Floating stairs

Just what on earth supports the top of the stringers. This builder could benefit by studying up on how to build stairs.

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Heat duct or exhaust vent…

You decide. Whatever it is, the kitchen venting system could have used a little more thought.

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Extra clothes rod

Clever why? Well it’s the shower curtain tension rod silly. It’s easy to violate electrical codes if you don’t know what you’re doing.

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A Wee Bit of an Access Issue

Can you imagine how this guy felt when he opened the drawers for the first time? A little kitchen planning never hurts, which would have done the trick.

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

Medusa

Do NOT look this mess in the eye! You’ll turn to stone! I think these supply lines could be a bit shorter. Plus the water pressure is bound to be affected.

Home Inspections in Panama City FL

You’re not fully clean unless you’re Zestfully clean!

I don’t think this shower would meet the new low-flow requirements. But it’s sure makes a nice set of grab bars

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