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Hki home inspections slideshow

  1. 1. HKI Building Inspections Helping Home Buyers Make Smart Decisions
  2. 2. HKI. Serving the Beautiful North Olympic Peninsula Licensed Home Inspector, Washington State Department of Licensing #493 Licensed Structural Pest Inspector, Washington State Department of Agriculture #74915
  3. 3. Helping Home Buyers Make Smart Decisions <ul><li>HKI provides thorough building inspection services at a reasonable price. We observe, investigate, educate, and inform. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned veteran of investment properties, an HKI report on the building’s condition enables you to make an intelligent decision on your purchase. </li></ul>
  4. 4. An HKI Inspection Puts You in Control <ul><li>Home Inspections </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Building Inspections </li></ul><ul><li>Single Item or Partial Systems Inspections </li></ul><ul><li>Troubleshooting and Building Defect Inspections </li></ul><ul><li>Expert Witness Testimony </li></ul>
  5. 5. We… <ul><li>• Prioritize Defects </li></ul><ul><li>• Include Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li> Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>• Provide Personalized Service </li></ul>• Report on Unsafe Conditions DOL License #493 WSDA License #74915
  6. 10. A storm drain line was never installed for this downspout… Do you need a home inspection on new construction?
  7. 11. This is other side of the foundation, inside. Water from the downspout was entering through this hole and causing ponding in the crawl space
  8. 14. Rotted steps at same deck
  9. 15. Properly-made deck…
  10. 16. … Improperly-made deck
  11. 18. What might happen when the clothesline securing this service neutral finally rots out or comes untied?
  12. 19. Home-made electric fence
  13. 21. With the unsealed vent at the chimney, and the makeshift vent sleeve (nearer the camera), will this gas water heater backdraft carbon monoxide?
  14. 22. If the manufacturer of this condensing furnace wanted a vent cap, they would’ve said so
  15. 28. The concentration of moss to the right matched readings of leakage in the ceiling below
  16. 29. Deterioration in the building paper Shake Roof Patching with exposed nails Rot
  17. 31. Can you spot a problem in this photo? No guardrail on the deck!
  18. 33. This deck was built over another deck!
  19. 34. This wood- burning Stove was cobbled together using a 55-gallon drum
  20. 35. This chimney damper is being held open with a butter knife…
  21. 36. Safe venting of combustion gasses is a lot to ask of a butter knife
  22. 39. Rotted wood attracts wood-boring insects This stump should be ground out

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