Water management

On a recent Inspection in Gastonia North Carolina, I just wanted to highlight water management issues in this post. Managing water flow across a home is key to keeping that home free of rot and deterioration to the foundation and siding. This particular home has OSB...

Atlas Chalet Shingles

Atlas Chalet Shingles were a defective product installed on homes in the Southeast from 1998 – 2005. After several years, the material showed signs of cracking and blistering. After a class action lawsuit occurred, the product was recalled, it was not in use...

Charlotte NC inspection porch settlement

IMG_4631 While inspecting the exterior of a home in Southwest Charlotte, it was determined that there were some settlement left front corner of front porch, column was loose. Additionally around the perimeter of home water management issues present. Downspouts need...

DIY gone awry

IMG_7156 While on an inspection in Concord North Carolina, a basement garage that was added to the home at some point, and was installed improperly. Several floor joist were cut to provide clearance for a vehicle to enter the garage door. While not taking in the...