Termites usually travel up the wall a few feet and don’t need to travel much higher. But there is nothing stopping them from continuing into you attic space. Especially an attic space with moisture issues. If the termites can get their water in the attic then they won’t need to ever come down.
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As a home inspector, I see many flexible drains installed that are not leaking and have been solid for years. The chances of something getting stuck in the trap and clogging, or the chance of the connection leaking is greater than with a solid pipe installed by a licensed plumber. The image above shows the […]
Asbestos, a very resilient and durable material, was banned in the early 1980’s due to associated health risks in the removal process. The asbestos fibers, when frayed, can crumble and float in the air we breathe. When the pieces lodge in the lungs, they will not break down and can lead to long term illness. […]
The mortar used to seal the roofing joints will crack with any movement of the tiles. It is fairly normal to have to replace these every few years. Water can leak through the cracks if large enough and create further damage to the roof if not repaired.