The Top 10 Common Idaho Residential Home Inspection Problems - plus one...
 
What is growing in your attic?  Attic moisture problems #1. What is growing in your attic?
This exhaust vent is not completely exhausting to the exterior of the home, and is instead putting excessive moisture in the attic. The result is fungal growth accumulation in your attic. Avoid having to replace your roof structure and have your home inspected!
#2. Does your new home have LP Siding?
Is your siding supporting fungal growth? Siding is an important aspect of your new investment. Damage can be costly!  LP Siding has been known to cause problems.  A home inspection can make you aware of these conditions prior to purchasing your new home.
Does your new home have LP Siding?  Has it started to rot?
Do you have standing water under your new home? #3. Do you have standing water under your new home?
Standing water under your home can lead to rot and Wood Destroying Insect infestation. Drainage issues can be extensive and expensive. Know your crawlspace prior to making your purchase!
#4. What is crawling in your walls?
Termites and Carpenter Ants on the window sill and in other parts of your home can destroy the structure of your home. A home inspection will not only reveal active infestation, but will identify conditions conducive to infestation to keep your home from being invaded by unwanted pests.
Ants on the window sill - What is crawling in your walls?
Furnace malfunction flame out #5. What is the condition of your furnace?
When was it last inspected? This picture shows where flames have been shooting from the front of a furnace. Eliminate a fire hazard and extend the life of your furnace by having it inspected.
#6. A roof over your head is important, do you have roof problems?
Having a home inspection will identify sagging roofs, damaged roof trusses and other roof problems, and provide you with maintenance advice to extend the life of your roof!
Are heating bills driving you crazy?  Do you have defective heating ductwork? #7. Are heating bills driving you crazy?
Do you have defective furnace ductwork under your house?  Stop heating your crawlspace and have your ductwork inspected to save money!
 
#8 What's living in the sub-floor insulation of your new home?
Mice, rats, and other rodents find insulation ideal for nesting. Often, fallen insulation is a evidence of rodent activity.  Do you have this type of insulation problem in your home?
What's living in the sub-floor insulation of your new home?
A home inspection can reveal hidden leaks in your plumbing system. #9 A home inspection can reveal hidden leaks in your plumbing system.
Leaky pipes are a source for rot and wood destroying insect infestation. Eliminate repair trips to The Home Depot by having your entire home inspected
#10 How old is your wiring?
Is knob & tube wiring present?  Electrical hazards are very common, and knowing how old your knob and tube wiring is will help keep your home safe.  Get a home inspection and find out if your knob and tube wiring is safe.
How old is your wiring?  Do you have knob & tube wiring?  Is it safe?
Was your new home built on a rock? #11 Was your new home built on a rock?
A solid foundation is essential for a safe and quality home.   However, not all foundations were created equal.  Find out if you have a boulder holding up your home, or if it is sitting on solid concrete footings.

 Do you know what lurks in the walls or the crawlspace of your new home? 

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