Home Damage: Fake New Roof

Here are some pictures from an inspection this morning showing improper roof covering installation/flashing on what the seller claimed to be a "NEW" roof. In fact, it was just an old roof painted over! If you're wondering what your home is made of, give us a call at (281) [...]

2021-11-23T09:38:32-06:00November 23rd, 2021|Home Inspection|

Home Damage: Corroded Water Heater

A Texan Inspection employee recently found this while checking out a home. This corroded water heater wasn't any more than four years old, which surprised us. Typically water heaters that decay are much older. So even if you have a new water heater, make sure to check it for leaks! In general, check 'em [...]

2021-11-10T13:45:18-06:00November 10th, 2021|Home Inspection|

Home Damage: Visible Wall Trim Damage

Our Texan Inspection Home Inspector reported that there was no active moisture in the wall of this home he was inspecting, however he was confident that it was related to previous moisture damage. The damage was located directly below a window, showing evidence of leakage. In case you’d like to know [...]

2021-11-09T15:38:08-06:00November 9th, 2021|Home Inspection|

Home Damage: Missing Furnace Flue Pipe

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, [...]

2021-11-09T15:29:57-06:00November 4th, 2021|Home Inspection|

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|