Archive for February, 2009

Some people don’t seem to understand the reasoning behind flashing. It’s a must to properly flash or you can / will end up with water inside the home. At a home inspection in Gulf Shores, Al I found a home made kick out flashing installed which is not keeping water out of the home.

 

Improper kick out flashing

Improper kick out flashing

This home is a victim of tradesman that either don’t know better or just don’t care

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Mold

At a Home Inspection the other day I saw the worst case of mold in a crawlspace in 11 years of inspecting in Pensacola and Gulf Shores areas. This mold substance is so embedded into the floor and joists under the home I could put my hand right through the framing members.

Should have ventilated

Should have ventilated

 

 

I sure am glad I wear a respirator mask