Examples of Possible Deficiencies
Chimney Cap Holes
Recommend repair or replacing of chimney cap and collar due to holes and pooling water, which can lead to water penetration in home.
Sump Pump Debris
Debris in sump pump can jam pump causing basement to flood.
Sanitary pump inoperable at time of inspection. Recommended repair to prevent sewage back up in basement.
Leaking Water Line
Hose bib froze, causing pipe to crack. Recommended repair.
First floor shower draining into sump pump which is not allowed. Recommended repair.
Crack in Foundation
Crack in foundation created by hydrostatic pressure and frost. Recommended evaluation by structural engineer.
Recommended replacement of cracked sink bowl.
Chimney is in need of repair due to moisture damage.
Missing all nails in joist hangars. In need of immediate repair to prevent structural failure.
Bath fan is not terminated to exterior. Current situation allows for condensation in unfinished spaces that may lead to future mold issues.
Attic Junction Boxes
Safety hazard. Recommended repair of open junction boxes and wires that are not terminated.
Recommended installing new chimney cap to prevent future damage to chimney from moisture and the freeze/thaw cycles.
Leaking Waste Line
Noted leading PVC waste line that was missing glue at joint, creating leak. Recommended repair.
Damaged Low Voltage Wiring on Air Conditioning
Recommended repair of bare wires to prevent electrical short on air conditioning equipment.