Photographs of Minor and Major Problems We Find in Homes Everyday in and Around Akron Ohio



Aluminum branch circuit wiring- Immediate Safety Hazard


Improperly installed shingles at roof valley- Active Leaks


Furnace flue pipe is rusted with holes- Carbon Monoxide was leaking into the living space of the house. Immediate safety hazard.


This picture show where the main electric service conductors enter the house, the wires have damaged insulation with visible wire showing and are in contact with the aluminum downspout. This condition has the potential to energize the entire gutter system or the house itself, a deadly safety hazard.


This picture shows evidence that an old porch was destroyed and its contents left under the new porch/deck. Look where the bottom stair of the new deck actually sits on pieces of the old concrete slab, this area has settled so the owner uses pieces of brick or block to void the areas that have settled.

Defective roof flashing
 
Federal Pacific Electric Panel- Immediate recalled safety hazard
 
Bathroom fan exhausts into the attic, damaging roof sheathing
 
Electrical safety hazard
 
Inadequate attic ventilation, damaged roof sheathing



Active roof leak, damaged roof sheathing



Leak around chimney in the attic, damaged roof sheathing


Structural movement at the basement foundation wall, with handyman bracing!