Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 9
Here’s another batch from our favorite field guys and gals. Home inspectors that see the darndest things.
Toboggan ice-dam solution
The Rocky Throne
What's a TPR Valve?
Not willing to be outwitted by a water heater, Jim decided that the TPR (temperature, pressure relief) valve should only drip when he wanted it to drip. A TPR valve is an important safety feature, and the photo shown above is NOT an appropriate solution!
That's the definition of "hard water." On the plus side, the water spraying out should soon melt the icicle. Might be time for a new faucet and maybe to install a freeze detector in the house.
Leaking fill valve repair
Want more home inspector nightmares? Check out volume 10!