Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 11
This volume features burnt curtains, some very interesting plumbing (as usual) and a unique way to keep an outdoor outlet from overheating. Have fun!
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Dueling appliance doors
Well? I suppose we could roast the turkey on the drying cycle? A little bit of kitchen planning goes a long way.
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Water cooled outlet
Hard to tell, but I think the cord goes into the pot. Maybe trying to boost the growth of the plants through shock therapy when the rainwater comes out of the downspout?
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Toasted curtains. Where’s the jelly?
Now that’s a close call! Flammable materials close to electric baseboard heaters is a good recipe for a fire!
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What’s wrong with this picture? Let thee count the ways…
My first question is why did someone cover up this beautiful ceiling with a hideous drop ceiling?! More importantly, there are specific guidelines to follow when adding a receptacle SAFELY!
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Wood dowels can be real problem solvers
After learning quickly that a cigar wouldn’t plug this hole, Leonard tried a wooden plug...Looks like the cap was rusted in place so they just drilled through it to access the cleanout. Learn how a pro removes a stuck plug here.
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Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech
One more reason why voltage sniffers were invented
Which ones? That’s the game! Try your luck! First prize is one free shock-therapy treatment. One should ALWAYS use caution when working in a breaker box!
Originally Published: October 31, 2017