Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 17
Home inspectors see the darndest things! Who would have thought you could use pie pans as heating parts or save paint by not moving the couch.
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Stan and Andrea’s fault
This isn’t just a case of bad stucco. The homeowner is going to have to go all the way to replacing the footings.
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Cold air return
Hard to figure out what’s going on here. Sure you need a cold air return in the basement, but why not just put a vent in the cold air return? Maybe they’re planning ahead for a future wall?
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So the theory is, if you just hook up enough wires, something's gotta work. Installing a new outlet shouldn't be this difficult.
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Tin pan alley
Cooling fins-or radiator fins-you be the judge. Or maybe it's an attempt to stop the mice from using the ductwork as an elevated expressway?
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It’s a secret hiding place for something, but who knows what? Learn more here about clever places to hide things.
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Hot line to Dominos
After training rats, B.F. Skinner decided to test his training on the kids. Or maybe it’s connected to a switched outlet where the pizza oven is plugged in.
Originally Published: November 13, 2017