Home Inspections

Dripping Tub Spout

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During a recent home inspection we discovered that one of the tub spouts was dripping. This is actually a rather common occurrence in homes. When the water is diverted to the shower head all of the water supply should flow up to the head. In other words no water should drip out of the tub […]

Home Inspections

Hot and Cold Reversed at Shower

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During a recent home inspection we came across a shower head that had the hot and cold reversed. All of the other showers in the home were working properly. The hot water should always be to the left when you stand in front of the shower valve. Of course that would place the cold water […]

Home Inspections

Plumbing Inspections

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Plumbing Inspection Standards The inspector should: • inspect the interior water supply and distribution pipes • inspect the plumbing fixtures and faucets • inspect the interior drain, waste and vent systems • inspect the water heating equipment and supply systems • inspect the vent systems, flues and chimneys • inspect the fuel storage and fuel […]