The Top 10 Common Home Inspection Problems - plus one...
Fungal Growth from faulty exhaust fan
#1. What is growing in your attic?
This exhaust vent is not completely exhausting to the exterior
of the home. The result is fungal growth accumulation in your
attic. Avoid having to replace your roof structure and have your
#2. Does your new home have LP Siding?
Is your siding supporting fungal growth? Siding is an important
aspect of your new investment. Damage can be costly! A home
inspection can make you aware of these conditions prior to
purchasing your new home.
Standing water in crawlspaces
#3. Do you have standing water under your new home?
Standing water can lead to rot and Wood Destroying
Insect infestation. Drainage issues can be extensive and
expensive. Know your crawlspace prior to making your purchase!
Rot caused by termites & carpenter ants
#4. What is crawling in your walls?
Termites and Carpenter Ants can destroy the structure of your
home. A home inspection will not only reveal active infestation,
but will identify conditions conducive to infestation to keep
your home from being invaded by unwanted pests.
#5. What is the condition of your furnace?
When was it last inspected? This picture shows where flames have
been shooting from the front of a furnace. Eliminate a fire
hazard and extend the life of your furnace by having it
#6. A roof over your head is important.
Having a home inspection will identify sagging roofs, damaged
roof trusses, and provide you with maintenance advice to extend
the life of your roof!
#7. Are heating bills driving you crazy?
Stop heating your crawlspace and have your ductwork inspected to
Evidence of rodents
#8 What's living in the sub-floor
insulation of your new home?
Mice, rats, and other rodents find
insulation ideal for nesting. Often, fallen insulation is a
evidence of rodent activity.
Hidden plumbing leaks
#9 A home inspection can reveal hidden
leaks in your plumbing system.
Leaky pipes are a source for rot
and wood destroying insect infestation. Eliminate repair trips
to The Home Depot by having your entire home inspected
Knob & Tube wiring
#10 How old is your wiring?
Is knob & tube wiring present? Electrical hazards are very common.
Keep your home safe with a home inspection.
#11 Was your new home built on a rock?
A solid foundation is essential for a safe and quality home.
Do you know what lurks in the walls or the crawlspace of your new home?
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