Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 20
As you can see from this group of home inspector photos, if you can’t fix it the right way, you can always fix it the wrong way.
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This looks like a laundry tub faucet. But why was the spout cut off? Didn’t clear the divider maybe? It’s time for this cowboy to invest in a new laundry tub.
3 / 10
Painter’s tape doesn’t stand up to the elements like good old duct tape. Not to mention the fact that this is an antenna for indoor use only? Barney won’t be on for long. There are other ways to improve TV reception.
4 / 10
Where there’s a will…
If you close off the register, this cabinet doubles as a convection oven. Would’ve been a better idea to reroute that ductwork.
6 / 10
Tin can alley
So satisfying to see a well-planned job through to the end. Gotta check into a better way to support a shelf!
7 / 10
Indoor plants are nice, but not when their roots are outside. Repairing the window so the plants can’t get in would be a good start to fixing this problem.
9 / 10
DIY water heater/still conversion
Every night, Bubba added more corn to the hopper and waited by the water heater with a shot glass. I don’t think this is standard piping for a TPR valve.
Originally Published: November 13, 2017