Exterior

  • Unsafe steps

    I wonder here what is more unsafe the old steps or the old deck. Decks and steps are often...

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  • Door swings over step

    Doors swinging out over steps are a very easy way for the home owner, small child or adult to...

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  • Storm door swing out over steps

    Picture a child, older adult, guest or even the home owner rushing out the side door. As they open...

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  • Round steps without handrail or guardrail

    Steps leading to the exterior of a home as far I am concerned should all have handrails and guardrails...

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  • roofing cement at base of chimeny

    Roofing cement chimney

    This one is an easy one for the home inspector to call out. Roofing cement is sometimes applied to...

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  • peeling paint off sidding

    Peeling paint

    So the home has some peeling paint. “What is the big deal, you just scrape it down and paint...

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  • no stair handrail or guardrail

    No handrail guardrail

    Yes, I know it is only two steps. If you are 100% sure this is not a problem and...

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  • downspout into sewer

    Downspouts into sewer

    I do not see this often anymore however in some very old towns in some very old neighborhoods these...

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  • bad siding

    Bad siding

    All one had to do is scrape down and paint the home every five to ten years depending how...

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