The main purpose of a 1-Year Builder’s Warranty Inspection is this: To protect the Homeowner. On this home, my client simply wanted me to conduct the Home Inspection, find out if there were any issues, and document them. He would then pass my report along to his Builder before his
The backed up supply chain is wreaking havoc on Builders trying to complete their New Construction homes on time in the Omaha and surrounding areas. I just conducted a New Construction Inspection in Gretna, NE last week days before closing and the garage doors hadn’t been installed yet. The Builder
The look on the Builder’s face when they asked me how the inspection was going and I casually asked them if they have the Insulation Contractor on the schedule to show up. The Home Inspection on this instance served as a good checks-n-balances so hopefully my client moves into their
The benefits of Aluminum Clad Wood Windows Aluminum clad wood windows were very popular in the 1990’s & early 2000’s. You can still find them being installed today on New Construction and during window replacements on existing homes. The wood casement windows looked high-end. You could stain or paint them
Inspecting The DaVinci Slate or Shake Plastic Resin Roof Coverings By: Greg Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector DaVinci Roofscapes, LLC’s Slate & Shake Design Roof & Siding Products DaVinci Shake Roof: 2 decades ago, DaVinci Roofscapes, LLC had their product installed on their 1st house. Since then, their product has exploded
Chimney Inspection: This 1890’s farm house had an abandoned brick chimney in the center of the house. From the outside, it was obviously missing a chimney cap and had a brick missing. The real surprise was when I got to the attic. Someone had knocked out a large portion of
Furnace Safety: Red Flags By: Greg Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector Furnace Safety: The most important aspect of a home inspection is bringing to light major issues and safety hazards. When I find a cracked heat exchanger on a furnace, I’m surfacing a high-dollar problem and a major safety concern of
GeoThermal Heat Pumps By Greg R. Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector How GeoThermal Heat Pumps took off in the US: The 1970’s, there was a gas shortage. To answer the public’s outcry for less dependence on foreign oil, solar power was introduced into the residential market. In colder climates, homes were
Defective Shingles: A Homeowner’s Nightmare By Greg Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector When homeowners have their roofs replaced, many expect a new roof to last at least the length of the manufacturer’s warranty. If the homeowner chooses the 35-yr asphalt composite architectural shingle, then common sense figures that the roof should
A Cracked Heat Exchanger Is Nothing To Ignore By: Greg R. Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector What is a heat exchanger? The heat exchanger is the metal wall or tubing that is heated up when the burners are ignited. The inside of the heat exchanger allows the toxic flue gases produced
President & ASHI Certified Inspector
Greg Wayman is the President and ASHI Certified Inspector of Foundation-2-Rooftop, Inc. As a full-time inspector for over 19 years, he has conducted over 4,000 full home inspections.
Greg is Heat Exchanger Experts Certified and has his NE Radon Measurement License. View more.