This is a
view of a PEX plumbing manifold more common in newer homes.
is a gas line with a shut off valve in the off position. The
seller of this home most likely took their outdoor gas grill.
I would strongly recommend a new fixture ( grill ) be
installed or a gas cap to prevent gas escape should the valve
be turned slightly. Always consult a qualified licensed
Mississippi home inspector and or a qualified plumber to
inspect gas provisions.
vent blockage is another common condition found by Mississippi
Home inspectors. One of the big energy wasters is a clothes
dryer with a stopped up vent provision or one that runs a long
distance and makes a couple of twist and turns. The shorter
the vent provision the better. Keeping the cover clean so it
will open will save money and help keep the dryer from wearing
this photo you can see the water in this bathtub is very
rusty. It is a good sign the water heater is rusted out and or
the water supply piping is rusting. This condition shows up
more when a house has set vacant for some time.
should always have a home inspection before diving in to a real
the Home Inspection Business, You want the owner of the company
doing the inspecting.
technology has advanced, home inspections have become more
comprehensive and detailed. Instead of writing a handwritten
report, many inspectors now use laptops to create detailed
reports with photos and videos. This allows them to review the
condition of the home with the client in real time and provide
a more comprehensive view of the property.
use of photos and videos has become an essential part of the
home inspection process, allowing inspectors to capture and
document conditions that may not be immediately visible. For
example, videos can be used to show the operation of
appliances or systems, such as a fireplace gas burner or a
plumbing fixture leaking water. In addition to providing a
visual record of the condition of the home, photos and videos
can also help educate the buyer and provide evidence of any
issues that need to be addressed.
a result, home inspectors must be proficient in using
technology and be able to take high-quality photos and videos.
This can require a significant investment in equipment and
training, but the benefits for both the inspector and the
client can be significant. By providing a more comprehensive
and accurate view of the property, inspectors can help ensure
that the buyer is fully informed and can make an informed
decision about the purchase.