Next Time Hire a Pro Vol. 6
In this installment of home inspector nightmares, you’ll be amazed by how much ceiling fan blades can droop. Plus, as usual, more stupid (or ingenious) ways to use duct tape!
Duct Tape Wall
Duct tape is not a good substitute for grout, but we suspect that this tape is actually holding the tile on the wall.
The More the Merrier!
Stacking more cheap filters doesn’t necessarily add up to better filtration. It will likely create too much resistance and burn up your fan motor. Best to buy the filter that fits your furnace.
Wayne Gretzky’s Fascia Repair
What else ya gunna do when you run out of caulk? Hockey pucks are waterproof. Right? There are better ways to repair and replace soffit.
What’s a TPR valve?
Not willing to be outwitted by a water heater, Jim decided that the TPR (temperature, pressure relief) valve should only drip when he wanted it to drip. A TPR valve is an important safety feature, and the photo shown above is NOT an appropriate solution. This baby could explode like a bomb.
Indoor kitchen venting
Marion loved the smell of her cooking so much, it seemed a waste to vent all of the wonderful aromas outside. Generally, most people prefer kitchen venting to exhaust outside the house.
Brilliant extension ladder leg extender
Another clever use for a five-gallon bucket, just prior to kicking the bucket. Please be careful with extension ladders, folks.