Not Insulated Properly

Insulation needs to be at a minimum of r-32 in the attic. The more the better r-50 is what the current standard is for new homes. We lose a lot of heat through the attic when it is not insulated and sealed properly.

Missing Pipe

Obviously, someone didn’t have enough pipe to finish. Problems are present even in brand new homes. Don’t forget to get your Home inspected for it’s 30 Day inspection, 1 Year or 2 Year

Poor Ventilation

Frost in the attic from poorly vented plumbing stack. If the Frost and Moisture from the pipe are not repaired Mold will start to form on the inside of the plywood sheathing of the roof. When you need a Qualified, Certified and Professional Home Inspector your one and only choice should be Power Home Inspection

Moisture Meter

If not properly maintained roofs leak. Regular maintenance and annual check-up are needed just like they are for us humans. In this photo the roof was only showing water stains and moisture only captured by moisture meter. Make sure to hire a professional for you next Home Inspection like Power Home Inspection homeinspectorgta.com

Electrical panels

It’s going to be quite interesting when a breaker trips and you have to remove your kitchen cabinets. Electrical panels need full access to the entire panel not just breakers.

Tubing Recall

Kitec is a company who made PEX tubing that was installed from 1997- to 2007. It was actually recalled in 2005 due to numerous reports of fittings failing. If you have the this PEX plumbing installed in your home it is a good idea to get it inspected and/or replaced. There was a law suit… Read more »

Rodents

It’s always nice to have visitors. Did you get a rodent inspection when purchasing your house?

Roof Leak Damage

Most roofs eventually leak, especially without proper maintenance and initial installation. When your roof leaks you will get water inside your home and could have repairs bills that could be in the 10’s of thousands. Make sure you know your roof is not leaking by hiring a Certified Professional Home Inspector.

Mold

Sometimes mold is obvious like in the picture. Other times it’s hidden and hard to find. Make sure you get your home inspected by a Certified Home Inspector