ATTICS CAN HIDE MORE THAN YOU KNOW

As a home inspector my job is to inform my clients of defects, safety issues and maintenance issues that they need to address. Defects can be minor or major but one things for sure is that you need to know about them. Attics never is a place anyone likes to spend time in but during.. read more →

Dishwasher and Venting

The dishwasher is a fantastic piece of equipment but like anything else, unless it is maintained and installed properly they will not perform as hoped. during the process of an inspection, we run the dishwasher in order to make sure the component is operating correctly. Not all home inspectors do this but this is our.. read more →

Crawlspaces and Support

Proper Piers and Floor Support is one of those items that experience cannot be overemphasized. This is an example of what NOT to do for support of Girder Beams. Incorrect methods and signs of non-professional installation is always a flag that should be raised. As a home inspector that had years of experience in New Homes and Remodeling.. read more →

Experience can’t have a price on it.

In this attic, I found a serious issue concerning the improper installation of step flashing at the sidewall. Here the step flashing is installed on the wrong side of the wall sheathing and therefore wood rot is the result. I can’t express the importance of viewing issues such as this personally if it accessible and.. read more →