Knowing some of the usual defects inspectors discover during an inspection allows you to be a well informed buyer. Classic City Home Inspection has compiled a list of the top 10 defects found in most homes. Repairs or replacement could cost or save you thousands of dollars. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding possible problems in your home.

Top 10 Defects Per Classic City Home Inspection
Leaking Polybutylene fresh water plumbing pipes visible inside the crawl space
Defective hardboard siding. This is a moisture and installation related defect. Common brands of siding are Georgia Pacific, Louisiana Pacific, and Masonite
Cracked and blistering shingles allowing leaks visible inside the attic
Defective ground fault circuit breaker interrupter outlets in bathrooms, kitchen, garage, and outside
Visible open wire connections in the crawl space and attic
Leaking or loosely mounted toilets
Rotten floor joist and band joist at the front and rear door areas visible inside the crawl space
Cracked or broken concrete block piers inside the crawl space
Wet and damp crawl spaces
Cracks in the furnace heat exchanger allowing carbon monoxide to filter inside the house