19 Home Inspector Nightmares You Have to See to Believe
Welcome to the surreal world of home inspectors and their horror stories. Mystery and danger await your perusal!
Fancy access panel to nothing
Honey, let’s have a block party?
Breaker panel convenience
Lick ‘N Stick stone
Ash clean out/cold air intake combo unit
It’s important to furnish fresh outside air to furnaces, but it’s hard to figure out how that happens when you feed that air to the old chimney. And there are better ways to make sure your fireplace is safe and working properly.
Somebody’s aim was a little off.
Roof vents work best when they’re centered over the holes in the roof decking. This roofer could use a lesson in how to install a roof vent.
Hmm… What to do with that extra gallon of teal paint?
Great! You saved a trip to the hardware store. But if you’re going to use a wooden washer, at least use treated wood. Or better yet, study up on how to install a sink drain the right way.
How many step-flashing mistakes can you find in this picture?
You know, even if you’re not willing to hire a professional, there’s plenty of online resources that show how to install step flashing properly. Maybe they have a rain barrel inside the wall? If you think these are bad, you need to see these exterminatory nightmares that will make you cringe.