Guess they ran out of furnace flue pipe before they got through the roof. Nice cap though, in case the roof leaks. And yes, that’s asbestos cloth above as a safety precaution.
Andy Wallace National Property Inspections San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Too short? No problem!
The contractor probably didn’t plan on a home inspector entering this nasty crawl.
Gene Autore Pillar To Post Norwalk, Conn.
Call the fire department?
Finally, irony defined.
Jeff Nathan Building Inspectors Consortium, Inc. Highland Park, Ill.
Bet it smells good, too!
This is a photo of a “unique” condensation collector.
Bob Mulloy Allsafe Home Inspection Service East Bridgewater, Mass.
You were probably wondering where all the old, really cool, plaid lunch boxes went. Here is one in a basement ceiling being used as a 120V electrical junction box. The temptation to peak inside subsided when I read the labels listing the “STEPS to DISARM.”
Bill Gray All Star Home Inspection, Inc. Gaithersburg, Md.
Tread very lightly
With the center beam in this condition, I didn’t stay in the basement too long!!!
Clint Bissell Sandy Spring Inspections Ashton, Md.
I didn’t know if I should tell my client he needed a roof, or ask if he knew a good landscaper.
Dave Clegg House Inspect Mt. Laurel, NJ
Cheaper and also saner
I think it would have been cheaper to run to the store for a solid piece of PVC pipe than to use all of the couplings on this water heater.
Tom Oliver Oliver Home & Building Inspections, LLC Montrose, Colo.