We see amazing things when we inspect homes some of these are just too crazy not to share, here are some of our favorites.

On the plus side: At least you will always be able to find it.
You can cut a hole in a joist, but that is a bit much. The rule is the diameter of the hole should not exceed one-third of the depth, and not be located closer than 2 inches to the top or bottom, or other holes, notches, or cuts. See the diagram here.
“A little expanding foam, just missing some flexseal and it will be fine.”
A mini split heat pump is one of the most efficient ways you can ever heat a house but this was not going to be
In accordance with the standards of practice, we refrain from performing any procedure that could endanger the inspector, others, or the property. Always seek professional assistance when dealing with water-damaged panels. 
Vinyl siding can melt, warp, or distort if it’s too close to heat sources like grills, fire pits, and stoves. Most vinyl siding products start to melt and warp at 160–165°F, but darker siding can reach almost 220°F in areas with reflected light. If vinyl siding melts, the affected panels need to be replaced.
When re-roofing the building code says – “Remove all existing layers of old roofing if two or more layers present of any type of roofing…”

JJ Greive

JJ & Suzanne are both licensed, highly skilled inspectors and educators. We are the authors of our class curriculum, and truly enjoy sharing this with our students