Recently, one of our home inspectors found a missing furnace flue pipe while checking out a new construction. This part is a vital component of a home's heating system, used for space & water heating. These flue pipes are used to safely vent the exhaust and combustion byproducts of a home, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Trent's Tuesday Tip of the Day is this: When you're dealing with an older roof, check those plumbing boots and make sure there's a pipe in 'em!
Trent's Tuesday Tip of the Day is a simple one: when you're inspecting a home, always ask for the floor plan! It allows you to see what the property contains and what it still needs.
For Trent's Tuesday Tip of the Day, we're showing some home damage that needs to be fixed immediately! This water heater's flu pipe is disconnected, which can cause carbon monoxide to vent into the house. Scary, and remember that if you find this in your home, call for repairs as soon as possible. [...]
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. [...]
FLIR Temperature Differences in Interior & Attic Wall Jason from Texan Inspection here! Today we go over how Texan Inspection uses our Infrared Cameras for our inspections. In this inspection we go over some wall readings for interior and attic wall spaces. Below we have another example of our infrared [...]
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 [...]
Join us for Trent’s Tip of the Day and learn exactly where NOT to put a control panel! Video Transcript: Hey everyone Trent with Texan Inspection here in a 1971 how your built house and it's been remodeled one of the things you need to look for whenever you're buying an older [...]
A home inspector will help you detect damage and potential problems you might not find on your own. Check out these photos of things the trained inspectors at Texan Inspection discovered at some of our clients’ homes.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]