www.risleyhomeinspections.com Here are some examples from real home inspections on how vegetation and trees can affect your home. Tree branches and bushes that are near or in contact to your home Tree branches that overhang the roof or are in contact to the home, can abrade or damage the siding and roofing materials. Trees that overhang the roof also contribute to gutters becoming clogged with leaves more frequently and can shade areas of the roof. Roofing materials that stay
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.
A home inspection is a very important stage in the home buying process. After the seller accepts your potential offer, it is recommended to hire a certified home inspector to find potential hidden issues and assess the current condition of the home. A home inspection covers the exterior of the home, grading and vegetation, roofing, foundation, attic structure, insulation and ventilation, plumbing, electrical, interior room by room, your HVAC systems, basement and/or crawlspac