Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 19
The theme of this slideshow could be reduce, reuse, recycle. You’ll find all kinds of ingenious ways to use things like old clothes, scraps of lumber and even leftover shingles.
Draft hood follies
Maybe one last piece of ductwork wasn’t all this installer was short on. The draft hood above the water heater allows a draft so the warm air can go up and out. The ad hoc draft hood at the top not only doesn’t do anything, it can allow carbon monoxide back into the house.Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech
Burglar Proof — Absolutely!
Patchwork quilt for houses
Maybe the shingles spell out a cry for help to passing airplanes? I think this fella is just collecting all the leftover shingles from his roofing contractor buddies. Perhaps it's time for a roof tearoff.
Want more home inspector nightmares? Check out volume 20!