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Garage Door Hack
Who is brave/dumb enough to use a key-chain to attach their garage door spring assembly.
Split Sewer Pipe
A horizontal run of a cast iron sewer pipe that has cracked from years of corrosive sewer gas exposure.
Rusted Steel Water Pipe
Here is an old galvanized steel pipe. Notice how it is rusting on the inside. This will continue until it stops flowing water all together. But more importantly, do you want to drink water from this pipe?
Brown Recluse Infestation
Here are a few that were in a bathtub in a house I was inspecting. This place was loaded with them. I stopped counting around 200 live ones.
Here you can see what aluminum wire looks like next to copper wire in an electrical panel.
This 15 yr old house never had the master shower connected. It's been draining into the crawlspace this whole time.
The listing said new attic insulation. It was new, just not installed.
Sinking Foundation Pier
This foundation pier looks more like a game of Jenga, than something meant to hold up the house.
Dirty Furnace Fan
Air filters are important folks. Use them!
Finally, a forture cookie that makes sense.
A cool shot from high above a clients neighborhood.
Clogged Sink Drain
This guy is on to something with a see through drain.
It fun crawling up on this guy in the dark.
Nothing like a lake under your house.
Missing Window Lintel
Windows must have a lintel installed to support the wall above them. The blocks on this garage was laid on top of the window.
Cheap Door Knob-2
Duct-tape door handle. Who has time to get by Lowe's?
There. I fixed it.
Moldy Floor Joist
Have you ever seen wood with veins? The mold growing under this house was terrible.
Rotten structure from ledger flashing
Here is a rotten rim joist and floor joist of a house. This happens because the flashing on the deck outside this wall was omitted. This home was 4 years old. The deck was installed by the builder.
PB Plumbing Pipe
Leaking PB pipe. This stuff has flooded lots of homes.
Mold in the house
Mold in a closet from a bad roof leak. I had to wear my respirator in this house.
Some are worse than others, but this crawlspace was in the top 3 of all time.
Mold In Crawlspace
Sometimes the mold is so bad in the crawlspace I can write my initials in it.
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