Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 6
This batch of photos from our buddies at Structure Tech in St. Paul, MN. illustrates the wide diversity of problems created by good intentioned but poorly informed DIYers.
When Copper and Steel Collide
And it’s called galvanic corrosion. But it can be prevented if you connect dissimilar pipes the right way.
It’s cracked like the Liberty Bell. But this cracked chimney liner needs to be repaired to prevent a chimney fire.
Why buy studs?
Sump pump smarts
It may look smart. But you’re not allowed to run your sump pump discharge into your home’s sewer pipes. This is another example of someone who should study up on the right way to cure a damp basement problem.
Want more home inspector nightmares? Check out volume 7!