Here are some examples of electrical issues found during actual home inspections. All performed by Risley Home Inspections www.risleyhomeinspections.com Service entrance wires not installed without "drip loop". SE wires entering the mast head need to be arranged in a drip loop, to prevent allowing water to run down into panel. Service entrance wire sheathing deteriorated. SE cables are rated for exterior use, although over time the sun's UV rays can make them become brittle.
www.risleyhomeinspections.com (All photos are from real home inspections performed by Risley Home Inspections) Every year, dryer duct or dryer lint fires cause millions and millions of dollars in damages, hundreds of injuries, and even deaths. Dryer vents and ducts can be something most homeowners do not really think about. Experts recommend cleaning your dryer vent and ducts at least two times a year, more frequently for larger families, since the dryer is likely running mor
www.risleyhomeinspections.com (All photos are from real findings on home inspections done by Risley Home Inspections) When looking to purchase a new home, bathrooms can be an important area to look at during your home inspection. When it's time for you and your home inspector to check out the bathroom, here are some things to look for: Turn on and run all sinks, tubs, showers, and toilets checking water pressure, drainage, or any leaks? Check to make sure toilets are secure,
www.risleyhomeinspections.com Other Helpful Tips: -Make sure your heating system is prepared: It is always a good idea to have a licensed HVAC technician to properly service and maintenance your HVAC unit at least once a year. You want to make sure it is ready to operate normally and efficiently to avoid any issues in the colder months. And always make sure to regularly change your air return filter for efficient operation and avoid your coil from getting gunked up or blocked