April, 2005
Postcards from the Field
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



I captured this photo in the crawl space of a new construction home after passing all municipal inspections.
The bathtub drain was never completed.

John Cranor
Cranor Home Inspections
Glen Allen, Va.

Postcardattic.gifLook Out Below

This is one of my favorites. I didn’t know what this was when I was in the attic until I realized there was a ceiling fan below us. It’s a homemade ceiling fan brace!

C. John Limongello
Southern Home Inspection Services
Jasper, Ga.

Postcardelec.gifToo Frugal
This sub-panel box was wired with a dryer or stove power cord. Some things just weren’t meant to be recycled.

David Kempton
Springfield, Va.

postcardcrossconnection.gifPlumb Wrong

This is a photo of an obvious plumbing cross connection and an example of a weekend warrior at his finest.

John Cranor
Cranor Home Inspections
Glen Allen, Va.