Home Inspector Nightmares: Volume 27
Ten more fascinating examples of really dumb ways to do things from our inspector friends out in the field. Have fun, especially when you see the one about the tin foil backsplash!
1 / 10
That first step is a doozy!
I’m thinking Wile E. Coyote running off a cliff. Just don’t look down and you’ll be fine. And you could install a slide, or better yet build some steps.
3 / 10
Who needs an outlet?
Why in the world would you need a permanent power supply when you can cobble together other stuff? Not sure what’s going on here, but an easier solution would have been to add a new circuit to the existing service panel.
4 / 10
Maybe we could just bash it in with a hammer?
Just another brush load or two of blackjack oughta do the trick! I keep thinking an alien is going to come out of there. Replacing a roof vent is actually easier than this guy made it.
6 / 10
Stylish toilet paper holder
Here’s a great way to hide your unsightly toilet paper holder. If you don’t have a vanity cabinet for your toilet paper holder, you can always install one.
7 / 10
For when you need to escape the basement and quickly get to the roof. But frankly, a basement egress would be a better solution.
9 / 10
If you’re a carbon monoxide lover, this is a dream home. CO detectors can only do so much. If there was one in this room, the batteries wouldn’t last more than a day.
Originally Published: November 30, 2017