5 Common Building Code Violations

Check your home for these potentially hazardous situations

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Non-contact voltage tester
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Drill bit set
  • Wire stripper/cutter
  • Miter saw
  • Wood glue
  • Brad nail gun
  • Jigsaw
  • Utility knife
  • Hammer
  • Pry bar
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Socket/ratchet set
  • Tin snips

You'll also need a GFCI circuit tester and bottle jack.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • New GFCI
  • Roof vent
  • Metal flashing