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5 POINT CHECKLIST
from this weeks show

1. Roof

GOOD
Shingles laying flat

Proper roof venting
 
BAD
Lifting /Curling/Damaged or Missing shingles

Moss Present 


2. Furnace


GOOD
Burners and Burner Flame – All Burners w/Consistent Blue Flame

Service History Records Posted on Furnace by Licensed Professional

Venting Inspection – Power Vent Fan Working

BAD
Rust – Outside or Inside the Unit

Yellow burner flames

Gas Leaks

Black Soot

Leaking Pipes – Water on Pipes & Surrounding Area 

3. Electrical

GOOD
Box has a cover

Box is intact

Properly fastened to wall

150 AMP Service or above

Stapled Wires 

BAD
Rust or moisture on panel box

Loose Wires

Unfastened Ground Wires
or bonding 

4. Plumbing

GOOD
Water heater free of rust

Shut off valves, supply lines, drain lines free of leaks

BAD
Rust or leaks at water heater

improper electrical connections at water heater

Leaks at water lines, drain lines, sink traps or valves

5. Structure

GOOD
Dry basement walls and floor

properly fastened support posts and beams

Straight foundation walls

BAD
Cracks or moisture on basement walls or floor

Rust on support posts

Rot or damage on carrying beam, sill plate or floor joists
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House Detective TV



We are very proud to announce our new TV show!

At House Detective, we strive to give you the best service with respect to Home Inspections. We also believe that education is key. Our TV show is designed to give you information on homes that you would not normally get. Our show will  take you on tours and show you the lastest in new technologies along with interviews with experts in many fields within the Real Estate and Construction industries.