Home Inspector Nightmares: Volume 28
Let’s take another look inside the secret life of the American home. And the people that work on them.
1 / 10
Too bad we spent all our budget on the granite countertop. I’m getting sick of emptying the drain bucket.
2 / 10
Europee’n style or what?
There might not be anything wrong with it, but it’s weird. One thing’s for sure. If they ever decide to replace it with a new toilet, the next one won’t use near as much water.
3 / 10
This one just gives me the shudders
With all different lengths of wire scraps to connect things together, sometimes it’s easier to install the junction boxes after making the connections. No amount of electrical tape is going to make this safe.
4 / 10
Who knows? But if that is the case, it’d be smart to track down those roof leaks.
6 / 10
Lint art masterpiece
Nope. It’s not a dryer vent. It’s just one of the outlets at the fire-starter manufacturing plant.
7 / 10
Mission control, we have a problem!
That darn pipe was always in the way of the future basement window for my ant farm. Problem solved! But can you join dissimilar pipes? Sure but you have to do it properly.
9 / 10
Framing tips from a professional gift wrapper
That oughta hold it! Baling twine works great to hold your house together, just make sure you double it up and use the proper knots.
Originally Published: November 30, 2017