Flipped Homes Need an Inspection






The exhaust fan terminates into a bucket

under the stove.  Ideally, the fan should terminate to the exterior of the home.

A current leak was noted when the dishwasher was run and should be repaired/replaced.

Some mold and mildew was noted in the crawl space and should be evaluated and cleaned by qualified personnel.

Crawl Space Drainage - Float should be adjusted and free from sticking to drain sooner and recommend a cover.

Attic Entry Access - Damaged and missing hardware was noted and recommend that stairs be replaced.

Crawl Space Ceiling Joist - Wood boring insect damage was evident.  It should be evaluated by a pest control contractor and a structural engineer to determine extent of damage and make any repairs or treatments as required.

Crawl Space Foundation Walls - Some cracks and water penetration noted.  Termite shelter tubes noted.  The entire structural condition should be evaluated by a structural contractor or engineer and any needed repairs made.

Crawl Space Insulation - Some Insulation limited inspection, insulation is installed upside down, missing sections were noted, some insulation had been wet and should be replaced, tears in bottom covering of home expose insulation.  All should be evaluation and repaired as needed,

Flipped houses look shiny and new inside, but what’s going on underneath all the new drywall, carpet, and paint? Be sure to hire a home inspector, Reliable Home Inspection Service. We will look in the crawl space, check the heating and cooling systems, electrical system and more, which can save you a large amount of money and ensure you have a safe home for you and your family.

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