Home Inspection Blog

  • Cut beam

    A large notch cut out of the top beam over the column is creating a condition where movement of...

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  • Black mold basement drywall

    No one can visually identify mold. Black substances like these must be tested to determine if they or are...

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  • Corroded tail pipe

    How long till that pipe leaks? I am guessing not very long. Using drain cleaner increases the odds of...

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  • Electrical wrong wire color

    Electrical wiring has a basic color code. Within the USA wiring must be green or bare if it is...

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  • Wires being cut sharp metal

    Sharp metal edges can very easily cut plastic covered wiring. Many people do not realize wires and houses vibrate...

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  • Uncovered electric receptacle

    WOW, someone used the wrong depth electric box. The box was not at all deep enough to accommodate the...

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  • Fuse panel

    Are fuse panels still legal? The short and long answers are yes, they are still legal and there is...

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  • Closet light

    Lamp cord wiring like run on the wall is a serious fire hazard. Over the last 20 years or...

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  • Closet light 2

    Once can see this is a very old light fixture in close contact with very old wood and is...

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  • Wood siding to roofing contact

    After 20 years or so this is what happens when siding contractors allow the open end of the wood...

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