12 Home Inspector Nightmares You Don’t Want to Wake Up To

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Home inspectors see it all, the good, the bad and the truly amusing!  Here’s a dozen “DIY Don’ts,” courtesy of the American Society of Home Inspectors.

 

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  • How many boots does it take to flash a plumbing vent? Raj Hayden, Cardinal Home Inspection, Seattle, WA
  • Lending a helping hoof!  Jerry Kelly, Southern Home Inspection, LLC, Birmingham, AL
  • Springing a leak or first sign of Spring?  James Brock, Boston Home Inspectors, Inc. South Boston, MA
  • How convenient, an asbestos blower to make sure it reaches every nook and cranny. Matthew Steger, WIN Home Inspection, Elizabethtown, PA
  • No animals were harmed during this inspection. Peter Ottowitz, The Hawkeye Companies, Stow, MA
  • Why bother with straps when this wiring is so conveniently located? Matthew Steger, WIN Home Inspection, Elizabethtown, PA
  • This DIY’rs motto: Zipa-dee-doo-dah done! Jerry Kelly, Southern Home Inspection, LLC, Birmingham, AL
  • Creative way to cool your roof. Ryan O’Mara, A Sound Mind, Home Inspection, Maui, HI
  • Water removal system OR local micro-brewery?  Devin Childers, HERO Home, Inspection Services, Adairsville, GA
  • Time to drain the swamp? Randy Via, Charles L. Geich & Associates. Columbus, OH
  • A decade of dust! Matthew Steger, WIN Home Inspection, Elizabethtown, PA
  • Lookout, it’s gonna blow!  Ryan Baum, 1 Step ABOVE, Home Inspections, Littleton, CO

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