Postcards from the Field
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors
When I spotted the PVC pipe going into a downspout adapter near the corner ot the garage, I assumed it to be a condensation drain. I discovered it was a sink drain that was squeezed into the corner of the garage.
Ken Meyer, ACI
All Was Quiet, Not a Mouse in the House
This three-quarter-million-dollar home in Powell, OH had been vacent for 6-8 months, but we found no mouse droppings. After the inspection I checked the basement to make sure the house was locked up and found out why.
The Moose Can Smile Even on a Bad Hair Day
Pillar to Post
Calvin Bolt, ACI
That’s a Humidifier, Right?
The road to ruin is paved with good intentions
The exhaust fan from the full bath below has been piped into the HVAC system’s return duct.
One Can Never Have Too Many Electrical Adapters
Tiny Tim’s House?
Kurt Salomon, ACI
Salt Lake City, UT
“I left my bump hat in the truck, OUCH!”
20, yr. old, 3-tab, roofer was a framer in a previous life.
Thomas R Battoe, ACI
This looks tasty...ZAAAAAP!
HomePro Mid FL
Homeowner Engineering at It’s Best
Buyers Protection Group
The chimney was leaking into the cleanout in the basement. Instead of addressing the symptom, he used a plastic paint tray, sealed it to the wall on a perfect angle to allow the water to drain into a funnel, which then drained into the condensate line.
Michael Buckley, ACI
Perhaps This Was Longfellow’s House?
I think the hunter missed his target! Does this void the warranty?
Mt Laurel, NJ
1st Inspection Services
Are You Sure You Want Me to Exclude the Garage?
The boat was safer outside in the elements.
STAT Home Inspections
Oh, you want shingle color samples?
Follow me to the roof!
Joseph J. Randazzo
Inspection Service, Inc.