Home Inspection Nightmares XV
Eleven year-end debacles discovered by the home inspectors of the ASHI Reporter
When you find an old toilet and it will not fit, just tie it down.
Coull Building Inspections, Inc.
Staten Island, N.Y.
I did not have to tell this homeowner to extend downspouts to discharge away from the foundation or to add lightning protection.
AMER Building Inspection Services, Inc.
Newport News, Va.
Free car wash when it rains! Note the downspout coming through the tree (top photo).
Owings Mills, Md.
I never determined if the 360 degree trap on the left was for speeding up or slowing down waste before coming to the "inline trap" on the right.
Kansas Castle Property Inspections
This condition was found in a vacant house I inspected recently. Operational light switch in shower. Both occupants deceased.
Homecheck Real Estate Inspection
Listen to the "moldy oldies" on this console found in a converted 1904 schoolhouse basement.
Daniel R. Schuerman
Schuerman Inspections, LLC
This is a flue pipe for the discharge of furnace gases that was being used as a heating source for an upstairs bedroom! It was a miracle that someone did not die from carbon monoxide poisoning. What a way to save on your utility bills!
All American Home Inspection, Inc.
This is a main electrical panel mounted behind a bathroom medicine cabinet! The homeowner was proud of how creative he was and wanted me to agree with how well it was hidden!
AVAIL-A-PRO Home Inspection Services, Inc.
This must be a new way to install a trap on a condensation line below a GFA furnace and save the planet with one less plastic water bottle.
All American Home Inspections High Country LLC
Don't know why someone would install a towel rack in this location.
John M. Quintal