the same house for sale had a home-made vent boot to stop roof leaks and seventeen rotted floor joists
Photo: Calvin Bolt
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Flip Turned Into Flop

The DIY "flipper" (the seller) of this house told me he replaced all six bad floor joists. But that's how far my screwdriver went in when I went looking for dry rot on just one of the remaining joists. I ended up finding 17 more like this! Does my client (the buyer) want to trust what went on behind all the new drywall? I don't THINK so! There were dozens of other serious visible issues. Buyer beware!

Calvin Bolt
Calvin Bolt Inspections and Testing
Warsaw, Ind.
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