Home Inspector Nightmares: Volume 24
Home inspectors are an observant bunch. From a roof designed to leak to an ingenious design for a small bathroom, here’s another batch of the crazy things they find.
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Sears has everything!
No clue how this worked. Probably was an early crack at water-saving toilets. Even if this toilet works, OK it might be time to shop for a new toilet.
3 / 10
What would cause this is hard to discern. But one things for sure. There’s a door that needs hang’n.
4 / 10
Gutter for your gutter
Here's a fix I bet you didn't think of. The next time you discover a gutter leak, just add another gutter underneath.
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ET phone home!
These skylights channel sunlight into the house through the attic via reflective tubes. Actually they work pretty well and are pretty easy to install. Conventional skylights let in lots of light but you have to follow the directions to make sure they’re waterproof.
7 / 10
What's that chimney doing on my sidewalk?
Seriously what is this guy thinking? Proper snow blowing techniques are best kept on Terra firma.
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Support your local garage loft
Generally when someone wants to store stuff in the garage ceiling, there are limitations to how much weight you can put up there. And that’s not much in a hand-framed roof like this one.
Originally Published: March 20, 2020