Barrie Home Inspector Defect Pictures

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under_kitchen_sink712 viewsKitchen tap connections from under counter view.
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20 amp speaker wire679 viewsSpeaker wiring used to carry 20 amp load. This is a fire hazard and does not comply with CEC of C.
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Active leak & growth672 viewsLeak from bathtub can eventually cause mould problem.
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faucet below rim672 viewsFaucet is below fixture rim. This could allow back siphoning of water supply and is not permitted by code.
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new on old663 viewsNew floor joists have been erected on a failing support system.
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double tap on panel643 viewsCEC of C does not permit two wires installed on breaker which is only designed to hold one. This is typically called a "Double Tap" connection by electricians.
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rotten sill plate643 viewsMortar cracks on foundation and rotted sill plate.
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knob & tube640 viewsKnob and tube wiring in attic space. Vermiculite insulation also.
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broken drain639 viewsBroken drain. Smell, moisture, mould and health issues can result.
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hot time in attic617 viewsLive exposed wires in attic. Un-used wires should terminate in junction box, be wrapped together and the same at main panel where disconnected, protecting occupants.
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Improper Pressure Relief Valve608 viewsImproperly installed Pressure Release Valve
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Missing junction box from open wall in Barrie Home Inspection600 viewsJoined wires without junction box. All electrical connections shall be made in a an approved junction box.
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