Inspecting Your Own Home First.
As professional home inspectors, we get paid to look for problems. The majority of the house problems we find could have been avoided, or at least minimized, with proper inspection and maintenance on behalf of the homeowner. Below is a short checklist of some of the most common problems we encounter. We hope you will find them useful.
No moisture barrier
Dryer vent into crawlAttic
Exhaust fan discharge into attic space
Moisture behind tiles
Ventilation not used
No GFCI protectionElectrical system Overfusing
Frequent blown fuses or breakers
“Permanent” extension cords
Open junction boxes