Pictures from a home inspection in Rochester Hills Michigan

Some issues found during the house inspection in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Exterior inspection of the home

The home inspection is a visual inspection of the house, and during the winter some of the exterior house components are not inspected by the home inspector. Snow hides some of issues, and ice makes it dangerous to inspect the roofs by walking on it, but an experience house inspector will find ways to overcome these aspects.

Deck issue found during the home inspection in Rochester Hills

Deck issue

During the house inspection, the deck appeared to be slopping towards the house. This could be an indication of improper
Damaged deck post found during the house inspection

Damaged deck post

The deck had structural issues. A licensed builder should review and repair the deck.
Damaged chimney bricks, house inspection

Damaged chimney bricks

 

The chimney showed some damaged bricks.
Not enough clearance at the dryer vent

Dryer vent clearance

The dryer vent does not have enough clearance. It should be relocated or some changes to the deck should be made.

 

Interior Inspection of the home

Below are some pictures with issues found during the interior inspection. The interior inspection covers electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, structural, attic and much more. Also the home inspector will share with the clients maintenance tips.

Flooring issues found during the house inspection

Ceramic tile floor issue

The tile floor in the hallway showed evidence of improperly tile installation.
Inspector found an opening in the electrical panel

Opening in the electrical panel

During the electrical inspection, the home inspector noted that the panel had an open area in the front cover. This is a dangerous situation that needs to be address immediately.
Duct work detaching that could cause lots of damages

Duct work detaching

The duct work in the basement was not properly supported. A water supply line was running under the duct work. In case if the duct was detached that could break the water line.
Missing truss connector

Missing truss connector

During the attic inspection, the house inspector found a truss connector that was missing.

 

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About the Home Inspector
Dan Joandrea

- I have been working in the home remodeling / construction industry for over 11 years. I have decided to open a home inspection company to help real estate home buyers to make an informed decision before making their biggest investment of their life. The home inspection is a very important step when purchasing a home.