Numerous electrical problems may be discovered in attics. This photo shows, among other things, how a lamp cord was inappropriately used to feed components in living spaces below the attic. As the lamp cord ages it will present a fire
This attic light bulb is too close to combustible wood.
Frozen pipe damage seen in the attic.
When the builder built this house 18 years ago, he never finished installing all of the attic insulation… makes for some costly HVAC bills!
Poor attic air circulation is allowing moisture, mold spores and dry rot to occur in this home’s attic.
There are many good reasons to perform a close inspection of an attic. An inspection might reveal stress cracks that could lead to future problems. A close look inside gives the buyer peace of mind that the size of the
A thorough home inspection includes a good look inside the attic. Here are examples of the types of problems that can be found and fixed: Faulty wiring… Old asbestos bricks… and they were broken!
This photo was taken in the attic during a home inspection of a mid 1950’s house. As you can see, energy was cheap back then because the insulation in the attic was minimal at best. They used to use foil