Studs and Insulation

Studs and Insulation

Due to serious black mold found on the drywalls, drywall was removed to further find mold on the studs and damp insulation. SERIOUS HEALTH HAZARD.

Foundational Water Intrusion

Foundational Water Intrusion

Clearly, the brick and concrete blocks lacked proper ventilation which allowed moisture to enter the home. Further, the foundation and the bricks must be replaced to maintain the stability of the home.

Exterior of Townhome

Exterior of Townhome

The Awning and exterior vinyl is literally coming off. 35 other building units showed similar problems due to lack of maintenance for over 40 years.

Safety Issues

Safety Issues

This awning will collapse at any given moment. This can cause a serious injury especially to a child or an elderly. Moss, black mold, and missing siding is extremely detrimental to both inside and outside of the home.

Worn Out Shingles

Worn Out Shingles

This is standard composition shingle, please refrain from adding new layers of shingles on top of the deteriorated shingles. Make sure to replace the new shingle in place of the old shingle. Rain, hail, and various insects can enter the home through cut shingle.

Water Pressure

Water Pressure

Water pressure is distributed via different interdependent systems of the home. Is your water pressure on board with an acceptable psi or will you have to fix it later on your dime? Let us inspect for you in order to avoid further money pits and other potential issues. Invest now for a much greater tomorrow.

Black Mold

Black Mold

Black mold especially can cause respiratory illnesses and even death. ALL drywalls must be removed and plenums should be checked. An Ozone machine might be in order to eliminate this mold over 24 hours.

Pressure Washing

Pressure Washing

Some decks need serious pressure washing to remove mold and moss or else the wooden boards can deteriorate and loose stability. Pressure treated wood is only good for 3-5 years.

Exposed Wiring

Exposed Wiring

All vents, wiring, and insulation MUST be covered with drywall in it's surrounding area. Is this fair to the home buyer at an "acceptable" price?

Trip Hazard

Trip Hazard

Many driveways in America are not maintained and form trip hazards. What typically causes them? Tree roots, settling, weathering, erosion to list a few causes...

Crawlspace

Crawlspace

This gap found on the exterior of a crawlspace is beggin for vermin, pests, and even dangerous animals such as snakes to enter the home through the crawlspace. After all of this, moisture intrusion will lead to efflorescence and accelerate the settlement cracks for the foundation. This is extremely detrimental to the home.

Handrail

Handrail

This handrail shows rotted wood and should be further evaluated by a recommended contractor for safety and termites. Termites are known to spread throughout wooden structures.

Fireplace

Fireplace

Carbon Monoxide released from fireplaces must be fully combusted and exhausted through chimneys.

HVAC

HVAC

This HVAC furnace is in critical condition as it's insulation and surrounding walls are exposed to moisture. This furnace will further spread this mold buildup through it's ventilation and cause great health issues. Recommend contacting an HVAC specialist to replace the furnace and replace the wall after checking the studs and spaces within them for further mold.

Exposed Wire

Exposed Wire

Exposed wire is never safe for anyone especially if it is surrounded by water.

Service Panel

Service Panel

This is an extremely aged panel and may need it's breakers to be replaced.

Exposed Wiring

Exposed Wiring

Exposed Wiring was found in the attic with a leaking furnace. This is a huge electrical and fire hazard for all residents of this home. This is very concerning.

Hot Water Temperature

Hot Water Temperature

There is a range of temperature between hot and cold water. Is the temperature acceptable for heated water living up to it's full capacity? Remember, you will purchase the home and be liable for any repair that is not recognized before the closing of a home.

Vertical Gas Furnace

Vertical Gas Furnace

This furnace is distributing mold throughout the entire home due to the moisture content found around it. It's vent and insulation must be replaced immediately. Surrounding walls and various structures will eventually dampen unless a professional contractor applies mold remediation techniques.

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Exterior of Townhome

The Awning and exterior vinyl is literally coming off. 35 other building units showed similar problems due to lack of maintenance for over 40 years.