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Home Inspector Nightmares: Volume 4

Home Inspectors have lots of interesting stories, but more importantly unbelievable photos! Here are 10 more for your enjoyment.

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Beaver in the Attic!Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech

Beaver in the Attic!

Who thinks it's cute to have red squirrels in the attic? Rodents in and around the house are something to take seriously.

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Santa lost his bootCourtesy of Structure Tech

Santa lost his boot

No, this isn't a trash can. I think a good chimney cleaning is in order.

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Pillars of the earth

Pillars of the earth

Lots of bad bricks here that a little tuckpointing may have prevented. At least it matches the rest of the chimney. Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech

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Ho boy!Structure Tech

Ho boy!

Vinyl dryer vent hose is such a bad idea on so many levels. So a smooth metal dryer vent is the best solution, hands down.

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"Dear, why the heck aren’t the clothes getting dry?"

I'll bet the house feels a bit humid. A dryer vent is one of the many things in your home that needs regular cleaning. Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech

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Liberace's guest bathCourtesy of Structure Tech

Liberace's guest bath

Believe it or not, there are regulations regarding the distance between your tub and a light fixture. If you'd rather move the whirlpool tub than the light fixture, here's how to install it.

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Extra clothes rodCourtesy of Structure Tech

Extra clothes rod

Clever why? Well it's the shower curtain tension rod silly. It's easy to violate electrical codes if you don't know what you're doing.

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A fat siding guy's nightmareCourtesy of Structure Tech

A fat siding guy's nightmare

Installing your own siding isn't all that hard to do. Providing you've got plenty of room for your ladders and scaffolding.

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RedactedCourtesy of Structure Tech

Redacted

There are a multitude of things that shouldn't be put down the toilet. Unfortunately, we'll never find out what happened here.

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Belt and suspender roofingCourtesy of Structure Tech

Belt and suspender roofing

This DIYer wasn't taking any chances installing these shingles. Yup, he caulked between every single joint.

Want more home inspector nightmares? Check out volume 5!