February, 2010
Postcards from the Field
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



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EDITED BY ASHI STAFF

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Whoops! Who moved the house?

Bill Camosci
National Property Inspections of Central CT, Inc.
Cromwell, Conn.




Now, that really is a throne
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Basement toilet seat is approximately 48” above the floor. Hand rails are recommended.

Steve Anderson
Anderson AmeriSpec
Germantown, Tenn.




Ribbit, ribbit
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Try as I might, I haven’t been able to find a reference for frogs in the NEC. 

Bryant Warren
HouseMaster Inspections
Broken Arrow, Okla.




If you tilt your head, it looks fine
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The real surprising thing about this garage was that they were still using it!

Rich Madore
Pillar To Post Home Inspections
Newington, Conn.




Coming down short
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Fine downspout!

David Grudzinski
Advantage Home Inspections
Cranston, R.I.




Upside-down roofing
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Rolled asphalt roofing installed upside down. Shingle used as flashing?

John Gutierrez
Hometch NJ Inspection Services, LLC
North Arlington, N.J.




Cheesy
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So, is the cottage cheese container holding up the shelf or is the the shelf holding the cottage cheese container  tight so sewer gas does not escape? Or is it both?

Dan Howard
Home Inspections by Dan Howard
Freeport, Pa.




Ranger Rick
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Found: Ranger Rick. Watch it out there, guys and gals. This one wasn’t happy. ...

Dan Gartrell
Homestar Real Estate Services, Inc.
Gainesville, Va.