Epic Homeowner Fails Brought to You By Home Inspectors
Our friends at Structure Tech in St. Paul, MN, look at homes all across the Twin Cities. These are just a few of their home inspector nightmares that were too good not to share.
Follow the Arrows
It never hurts to double check the arrows when you install a new filter. Life’s easier if you go with the flow.
That’s Not PEX
Here’s a perfect illustration of just about everything that shouldn’t be used for plumbing repair. What do you think? ShooGoo? Regardless, this tops the charts for home inspector nightmares and plumbing fails.
Video: Home Inspector Nightmares – Episode 1
Our friends at Structure Tech in St. Paul, MN, look at homes all across the Twin Cities. These are just a few of their home inspection stories that were too good not to share.
Not a DIY Mini-Split
Just guessing, but we don’t think this is how a mini-split works. But the real question for this home inspector nightmares is, does it actually keep the room cool?
Brick Work Gone Bad
Some repairs are so neat and well executed that you barely even notice them. Not this one, though.
You Can Still Use the Garbage Can
I know it’s called a “garbage disposal” but I think someone’s taking that a bit too literally. Might be due for a replacement.
Poor Cable Detector?
Determined to find out if carbon monoxide was at fault for his poor cable reception, uncle Walter devised a plan…
No Fuse, Big Problem
Just because it fits, doesn’t mean it’s a fuse. Yes, copper tubing will conduct electricity, but this is VERY dangerous! And I feel an eerie presence of the ghost of Charles Darwin…don’t let it happen to you!
Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech
Just because pipes come in all kinds of different shapes doesn’t mean you need to use them all on one job. Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech
To use the bottom outlet, simply snip the plug off your device and stick in the bare wires. Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech
Just Make It Fit
Honey? I’m sure it’s a coincidence, but it seems like the kitchen floor has a dip in it ever since you put in the garage door opener. Beware of home inspector nightmares in which the home has structural issues!