Excessive Shingle Uplift From Improperly Installed Shingles

Deck Was Missing Screws Making It Unstable

Excessively Hot Electrical Receptacle Compared to Others

Pictures of Defects

This outdated electrical fuse box is insufficient for modern homes.

Stairs should not allow for a 4-inch sphere to fit through the back to prevent accidental tripping. Uneven stairs can also pose a trip hazard.

Crushed downspouts are common but can lead to moisture intrusion.

Cracks/holes in the exterior layer of a house can lead to moisture intrusion.

Mouse droppings can indicate a mouse infestation.

Excessive heat is being lost through the openings. This is often the cause of a lack of weather sealant.

Tree overhanging a house can pose a major safety risk. Especially if decay in the tree.

Damages in siding can lead to moisture intrusion.

Structural damage to the siding.

Down spouts should discharge at least 6 feet from residence to prevent moisture intrusion.

Exposed wires can pose a safety hazard.

Wire splices should never be outside of the electrical panel.

Videos of Defects

Railing should not allow for a 4-inch sphere to pass through. This is because a child could get their arm caught in the railing.

Railing should be able to support 200 pounds. This railing is dangerously loose.

This is another example of loose railing.

Loose hand rail can also pose a safety risk.

Hot and neutral wires are reversed. This is common in homes with DIY electrical work done. This can cause a shocking hazard.

While a squeaky floor poses no safety risk it may be a nuisance to others.