Below is a drawn illustration of how water can
get into your crawlspace or basement. This particular drawing shows
a home with no gutters, but this could easily be a home with
inadequate guttering. If gutters are not installed properly, if the
water runs over the gutters then its the same as not having gutters
Notice in the drawing how the grade next to the
house has deteriorated. Not only will this house need gutters, but
the grading next to the home will need to be restored. Once the
water gets into the crawlspace or basement mold can set in followed
by wood rot. The edge of the roof should also have a drip edge to
avoid wood rot on the ends of the rooftop.
list of what is included in a Quality Homes inspection.
East Tennessee Quality Home
Quality Home Inspections serves the East Tennessee area of
Roane, Loudon, Knox, Anderson, and Cumberland counties which
includes the areas of
Lenoir City, and
Crossville, Tennessee. The goal of
Quality Home Inspections is to help make the home buying
decision a little less complex by providing a professional
visual inspection and report of various systems and areas of
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