There is zero educational content in this post. It’s all gross or creepy stuff we’ve seen over the past year as home inspectors. We’ve shared several of these photos on our Facebook page, but certainly not all of them. We’ve saved up a bunch for this post. Enjoy!
Bat guano city in this attic.
Bird stuck in the soffit.
Chimney swifts in a chimney.
Dead fish. How did it get under the stairs?
Why are dead dolls so creepy? And what are you supposed to do with them? You surely can’t throw them away. SO WHAT ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO DO?
Hide them in the attic. Yes, that will do.
File this repair bill under scary. This “flat rate” plumbing contractor severely gouged this senior citizen for some very basic plumbing work. Over $400 for new fill valves and flappers at two toilets. Over $500 for a backflow preventer on a shower valve. $325 for 3 hose bibb backflow preventers. We’re not singling anyone out, but watch out for who you hire.
Hot dog skeleton. This stuff isn’t so bad when you see a picture of it, but when a home inspector is walking around in a dark basement in a strange house, seeing this out of the corner of your eye will stop your heart.
Hey buddy, we see you.
It never seems to work out well for mice who find their way into electric panels.
I smell a rat.
Is this not the cutest skeleton ever?
This is iron ochre, or iron bacteria, growing inside of the drain tile. It’s just about impossible to get rid of.
Murder of crows.
Speaking of murder, this was a note left behind for us. Or does it say “Marder?”
Speaking of notes left behind, here’s a subtle clue indicating a strong seller’s market.
You’re not invisible.
Yes yes, we can clearly see that the opening is more than 4″. Now let us do our job, please.
The obligatory and cliche skeletons in the closet.
And finally, the remains of a snake in a sub-slab duct. No, thank you.
We’ll return to our regularly scheduled blog next week.