January, 2003
Postcards from the Field
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



The Leaning Chimney of Ohio

EDITED BY ASHI STAFF

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What can be said about this – creative masonry? The chimney missed the hip ridge rafter. Can you imagine that all the joints in the flue liner are sealed? I wonder when the pipe straps were added. I just tip-toed out of the attic as I recommended evaluation by a chimney technician.

Ken Zenzel
AMER Building Inspection Services, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA








Loop de loop


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In case you are wondering what to do with that extra bathroom vent hose, here’s an interesting idea.

Joseph D. Lengel
Advantage Home Services, Inc.
Burton, OH










Please...


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Here’s a photo from my Chapter Leadership Day scrapbook.

Members beg Harry Rosenthal, ASHI legal counsel, for advice.

J.D. Grewell
J.D. Grewell & Associates, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD