This doorstop also makes water. It actually is connected and I found it in the living room.
David Grudzinski Advantage Home Inspections Cranston, R.I.
LAZY man’s urinal A poor man’s urinal.
Thomas Sansone National Property Inspections Rochester, N.Y.
And POW! And BOOM! This LP tank is being used in the house to operate a gas stove. WOW!
Andy Moore American Heritage Home Inspection Seminole, Fl
A 2x6 should hold up the house “Sure, we can put a window there! All we need to do is remove the post from under that big beam and then nail a 2x6 to the wall so the beam doesn’t fall down.”
Dan Chapleski True North Inspection Services Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
No windy days, please This old chimney needs to see a brick mason real soon!
Rich Madore Pillar To Post Home Inspections Newington, Conn.
Lots o’ lint Why screens on dryer vent backdraft dampers are frowned upon. I found this in a 3-1⁄2-year-old house.
G. Gilbert Engler Master Home Inspectors, Inc. Annandale, Va.
You can’t blame a squirrel for trying During our unusually cold temps in January, this unfortunate squirrel thought that he’d be OK if he just went down the chimney and followed the source of the heat. He ended up inside the furnace cabinet and got caught between two sections.
Rick Michalicek Moore Home Inspection Services St. Louis, Mo.
Almost vented The waterfront home had recently been extensively remodeled. There is a new kitchen with top-of-the-line equipment. When I was in the attic, I found the vent pipe from the kitchen range hood not connected to the roof vent pipe. The home was built in 1968, and no building permits were issued for this work.
Bill Mason Second Opinion Home Inspection Venice, Fla.