|The Top 10 Common Idaho Residential Home Inspection Problems - plus
||#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
|#2. Does your new home have LP Siding?
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.
||#3. Do you have standing water under your
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.
||#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
|#6. A roof over your head is important, do you have roof
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!
||#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
|#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?
||#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.
||#11 Was your new home built on a rock?
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.
you know what lurks in the walls or the crawlspace of your new home?
or contact us for more information
about our home inspection services.