Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.”
When you’re buying a home, we advise people that the major areas of consideration are the roof, plumbing, electricity, HVAC, and the foundation. These are your bigger ticket items, so if something is amiss, you may have costly repairs on your hands at some point.
If you’re buying a home in North Texas, you’ll want to look out for storm damage, as big Texas weather can really wreak havoc on a roof. Also, since the roof can be a major expense, be on the lookout for shoddy DIY repair or esthetic “fixes” meant to cover up damage.
Here are a few examples from the field: