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Allied Real Estate Inspections
Serving San Antonio Texas and Surrounding Areas
TREC License #25733
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Damon Franklin
Phone: 210-238-1844
Email: alliedhminspections@gmail.com


   


 

Everyone looking to buy a property should be aware of visible common defects that are found in the area. Allied Real Estate Inspections has compiled a list of the top 10 common defects found in Texas Homes. It is important to understand what visible defects (deficiencies) may indicate and the possible impacts they may have. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding the evaluation of defects in your home.
 

Top 10 Defects Per Allied Real Estate Inspections

  • Uninsulated water supply plumbing pipes run in unconditioned space
  • Defective hardboard siding. This is a (storage) and installation related defect Common brands of siding are Texas Pacific, Louisiana Pacific, and Masonite
  • Cracked, broken, or damaged shingles create moisture infiltration point
  • Defective or missing ground fault circuit breaker interrupter outlets in bathrooms, kitchen, garage, and outside
  • Open wire connections in the crawl space / attic / garage
  • Leaking or loosely mounted toilets
  • Foundation issues indicated by cracks, attic frame separations, out of square doors / windows, and tilting structural components
  • Cracked, broken, or bearing issues at concrete block piers inside the crawl space
  • Water ponding in crawl spaces
  • Cracks that run through masonry / brick / stone veneers

 
 
 
 
 
 
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