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Peace of Mind Home Inspections

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2016 Blog

The older San Leandro house had been upgraded with new kitchen appliances, bathroom fixtures, freshly painted and was beautifully decorated… a showcase. The House Whisperer was beginning to get nervous, as no discrepancies had yet been noted.

Most ‘surprise’ conditions are discovered in crawlspaces and attics; and 95% of the time it’s water stains, rodent intrusion, electrical wire issues, disconnected duct, abandoned items, pirate chests, etc.

This time the inspector discovered charred wood, an indication that there had been a fire… and no attempt to replace the damaged wood framing or to mask a lingering smoke odor.

Bottom line: If you’re a homebuyer and want to know about secrets in the attic…