You don’t have to be a Home Inspector to think something might be wrong with this sink drain. Just in case, there is a huge bottle of “Drain O” of some sort under the sink. These corrugated pipes are becoming popular here. It seems to me it is a great way to create bacteria and other health problems as it can’t drain completely. Below is an example what a proper sink drain should look like. #waterleaks #drain #handyman #leaks #water #sink #homeinspection #homeowner #pipe
The more I use my infrared camera, the more problems I find and the bigger the benefit for everyone concerned. I have discovered it is not a perfect tool, but it is a great aid in detecting some problems. I currently use it mainly for moisture intrusion problems. Typically any home I suspect has a water problem, I will take my camera out of the car and use it. Between my infrared camera, moisture meter, and experience of inspecting thousands of homes, I get a little more comf
Water, water and more water I recently saw a TV commercial from a large drinking water company advertising how much we Americans fill the dumps with plastic bottles. Now they want to help save the planet by suppling us water in their filtered containers. They still offer the other non re-usable bottles. It seems like a double sales standard to me. I have also recently read, that we have been brain washed into thinking we need to drink gallons of water per day. I’m not sure h
I recently performed a home inspection on a home that has been vacant for some time now. Shortly after turning on the hot water faucets the odor became offensive. Rotten eggs and other descriptions would fit this well. This particular home is supplied with municipal water. This smells like a fairly common problem and is called hydrogen sulfide. If the smell is only from the hot water faucet the problem is likely to be in the water heater.
How is this hydrogen sulfide gas pro