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Home Damage: Exterior Door Installed Backwards

Don't let this happen to you! One of our inspectors recently found this rear exterior door installed backwards with the hinges facing the exterior. This is more than just an odd-looking mistake; doors are meant to be put in a certain way, and a wrong installation can affect the functionality [...]

2021-07-26T13:34:00-05:00July 26th, 2021|Home Inspection|

Home Damage: Garbage Disposal Leak

Texan Inspection's Home Inspector, Derek, noted this garbage disposal issue in a recent Houston area home inspection. His noted concern was that "this is a leak waiting to happen due to excessive and unnecessary amount of plumbing connections leading to the food disposal". If you have ever had a leak under your sink, you [...]

2021-07-26T13:33:58-05:00July 19th, 2021|Home Inspection|

Home Damage: Exposed Electrical Connection

Texan Inspection Home Inspector Finds Exposed Electrical Connections Near Furnace Gas Line Here is an interesting photo of exposed electrical connections that should be in a covered junction box. These exposed connections, which could easily arc, are right up against the furnace gas line and ignitor. This was found in a new construction home. [...]

2021-04-29T16:14:33-05:00April 29th, 2021|Home Inspection|

Drone footage during a Texan Inspection home inspection shows damage appearing to have been caused by improper material installed on the roof surface. The surface has little to no pitch. Roofing materials designed for flat roofs should have been installed. Notice the two adjacent units have the correct material installed. Consider Texan Inspection for [...]

2021-02-25T11:05:49-06:00February 25th, 2021|Home Inspection, Technology|

Advanced Drone Technology Detects Hidden Roof Damage

Beautiful trees offer tremendous complements to our yards and properties. They are aesthetically pleasing and they offer much needed shade during the hot summer. Plus, they support a thriving ecosystem for a wide variety of species of birds, squirrels, lizards and more. This multifaceted appeal enhances value when it comes to selling a [...]

2020-07-07T16:46:11-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Home Inspection, Technology|

5 Things to Look for Before Selecting a Home Inspector

Getting a home inspection is a critical step on the path to purchasing a new home. A home is likely one of the biggest investments you will ever make, so selecting the right home inspector is extremely important. Here are five things to look for when selecting a home inspector: 1 - Experience [...]

2020-05-15T14:48:39-05:00May 15th, 2020|Home Inspection|

Double Tapped Electric Panel

In this video from Texan Inspection, learn about how to deal with a double tapped panel. Video Transcript Hello once again everybody this is Brian Richards with Texan Inspection services. I'm inspecting a main Panel and I noticed that the main breaker has been double tapped, where the service wires come in [...]

2020-04-03T17:38:10-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection|

Sealing Nail Heads on Roof

In this video from Texan Inspection, learn about how to ensure your home will never get any water leakage. Video Transcript hello everyone this is Bryan Richards with Texan inspection services I am performing an inspection over here in Katy Texas. I am currently on the roof, one thing we look for [...]

2020-02-17T16:34:56-06:00February 17th, 2020|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection|

Exposed Wire with Trent Barnes

In this video from Texan Inspection, learn the do's and don'ts about wire placement in your home with Trent Barnes! Video Transcript: Hey everyone this is Trent with Texan Inspection we got something a little unusual today we're actually at a condominium which is about 40 years old. It's an old apartment [...]

2020-05-26T18:41:06-05:00February 14th, 2020|Home Inspection, Home inspection DIY Videos|

Federal Pacific Electrical Panel

In this video from Texan Inspection, learn why this 1980s home panel has been written off for years. Video Transcript Good morning everybody this is Brian Richards with Texan inspection services. I am performing an inspection on a home that was built in the 1980s part of the inspection process is to [...]

2020-02-11T17:59:16-06:00February 11th, 2020|Home Inspection|
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