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) [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]