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2020 Inspection Highlights and Fails

By |2020-12-16T13:50:15-07:00December 16th, 2020|Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Last year, we created our first annual home inspection fails blog. We combined a bunch of funny / wow / unbelievable photos our team of inspectors captured over the year. This time around we are adding in some positives as well. Some fun finds that pop up when you are exploring the wonderful world of [...]

Home Inspection Fails of 2019

By |2020-03-06T12:18:49-07:00September 20th, 2019|Ask Your Inspector, Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month|

Although we typically post informative articles or industry updates, we thought we would share some of the fun parts of our job as well. Our inspectors look at hundreds of houses a month, and we run into some of the most bizarre issues you could imagine. Here are some of the best home inspection fails [...]

Signs that you might have roof leaks

By |2019-08-28T16:24:19-06:00April 12th, 2016|Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month|

Sometimes roof leaks are obvious... Other times they are subtle. If water is not pouring down into your living room currently, then you might be ok...  This "alien looking" roof leak was found by our inspector, Joe, while performing a rental home inspection. This is definitely an extreme example, but even subtle warping and rippling of ceiling [...]

Wood Rot or Termite Damage? How To Tell to the Difference

By |2019-04-24T14:22:59-06:00March 2nd, 2016|Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month|

Wood Rot or potential termite damage can be present in older homes: An interesting defect was found in an older 1940's home this week by our Inspection Manager Luke. Down in the crawlspace of the home, a deteriorated piece of wood was spotted. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between wood rot and [...]

Deck Safety: Is the Deck You Are Standing On As Secure As You Think?

By |2019-05-22T11:45:34-06:00December 1st, 2015|Ask Your Inspector, Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month|

Inspection Picture of the Week: Deck Safety and Decking Problems Deck safety and deck inspections are an area foremost on the mind of all the home inspectors at Scott Home Inspection. This deck has some serious structural issues present with the cracked joists, and safety issues with missing handrail guards.  This deck is considered un-safe. This [...]