Video of sales the listing that said the house had a new roof, take a look it was obvious to our inspector that it was far from new, and a big surprise for our client.
Video of the homes sales brochure: listing advertised that there was a new roof, take a look it was obvious to our Inspector that it was far from new.
Where the plumbing vent pipe exits through the roof shingles, there is a metal plate with a rubber gasket (boot) that stops water leaking into the attic. The flashing boot will generally deteriorate and start leaking water into the attic after about twelve years, that’s long before it’s time to re-roof. The boot needs to […]
In this day and age it’s all about multi tasking in our lives and multi purpose when it comes to equipment. Inspecting a home recently, we were surprised to find a secondary use for a kids paddling pool! Up in the attic, strategically positioned to collect water as it leaked into the attic was their […]
The question after this inspection was finished would have to be, “are roof inspections getting too dangerous”? When inspecting roofs it can be dangerous, we all know that,. There is always the risk of slipping and falling off the roof. This was a risk we never thought about as we looked at a bullet lodged […]
BEFORE YOU GO CLEANING GUTTERS and carrying ladders around you should perform a safety check. Look to see where your electrical service comes in. If it is to a roof mast or attached to the side of your home, take a look at the electrical connection between the power company wire and the wire from […]
If the pipe is longer than this the dryer will operate poorly. Having said all this this the most common problem we see is with roof terminations of the dryer vent pipe where the home has been re-roofed. The correct vent is the first photo, however the screen must be removed or it becomes blocked […]