Is there a water problem under that wall? (see next photo)
The floor structure is saturated due to a hidden leak inside the wall.
Is the deck safe? (see next photo)
Immediate hazard! The deck joists are separating from the ledgerboard.
It's a newer home so the insulation should be fine (see next photo)
If you climb all the way up into the attic you can find the missing ceiling insulation.
What's all this I hear about manufactured stone and hidden moisture problems (see next photo)
The floor structure under the stone chimney is completely rotten
Could there be asbestos in my attic? (see next photo)
Zonolite vermiculite attic insulation is a known asbestos concern.
Are there any hidden electrical hazards? (see next photo)
Overheating and damage to the main disconnect breaker presents an immediate safety concern.
It's a condo so we don't have to worry about the exterior right? (see next photo)
Landslides can potentially affect every unit owner
During his 20 year career as a full time home inspector, Alex Lockstead, owner of Eaton Inspections Inc., has performed in excess of 8,500 home inspections. He holds professional licenses in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana, and is an ASHI Certified Inspector (ACI). He is the Immediate Past President for the Kentucky Real Estate Inspectors Association (KREIA), an organization that advances the public interest by providing quality education to home inspectors and he has in the past held several other certifications and licenses including: Certified Asbestos Inspector and Asbestos Management Planner (University of Cincinnati), Ohio licensed Lead Inspector and Risk Assessor and Certified Mold Inspector. Trust Eaton Inspections for your home inspection.
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