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Home Inspector Nightmares: Volume 4

Home Inspectors have lots of interesting stories, but more importantly unbelievable photos! Here are 10 more for your enjoyment.

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Beaver in the Attic!Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech

Beaver in the Attic!

Who thinks it's cute to have red squirrels in the attic? Rodents in and around the house are something to take seriously.
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Santa lost his bootCourtesy of Structure Tech

Santa lost his boot


No, this isn't a trash can. I think a good chimney cleaning is in order.
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Pillars of the earth

Pillars of the earth


Lots of bad bricks here that a little tuckpointing may have prevented. At least it matches the rest of the chimney.Photo: Courtesy ofStructure Tech
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Ho boy!Structure Tech

Ho boy!


Vinyl dryer vent hose is such a bad idea on so many levels. So a smooth metal dryer vent is the best solution, hands down.
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"Dear, why the heck arent the clothes getting dry?"


I'll bet the house feels a bit humid. A dryer vent is one of the many things in your home that needs regular cleaning.Photo: Courtesy ofStructure Tech
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Liberace's guest bathCourtesy ofStructure Tech

Liberace's guest bath


Believe it or not, there are regulations regarding the distance between your tub and a light fixture. If you'd rather move the whirlpool tub than the light fixture, here's how to install it.
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Extra clothes rodCourtesy ofStructure Tech

Extra clothes rod


Clever why? Well it's the shower curtain tension rod silly. It's easy to violate electrical codes if you don't know what you're doing.
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A fat siding guy's nightmareCourtesy ofStructure Tech

A fat siding guy's nightmare


Installing your own siding isn't all that hard to do. Providing you've got plenty of room for your ladders and scaffolding.
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RedactedCourtesy ofStructure Tech

Redacted


There are a multitude of things that shouldn't be put down the toilet. Unfortunately, we'll never find out what happened here.
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Belt and suspender roofingCourtesy ofStructure Tech

Belt and suspender roofing


This DIYer wasn't taking any chances installing these shingles. Yup, he caulked between every single joint.

Want more home inspector nightmares? Check out volume 5!