Saunders Home Inspections
Serving Corpus Christi Texas and Surrounding Areas
TREC #22967
NACHI #16120102
John Saunders
Phone 361-558-7633
Email: john@saundershomeinspections.us



Knowing some of the usual defects inspectors discover during an inspection allows you to be a well informed buyer. Saunders Home Inspections has compiled a list of the top 10 defects found in most homes. Repairs or replacement could cost or save you thousands of dollars. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding possible problems in your home.

Top 10 Defects Per Saunders Home Inspections

  • Cooling and Heating: Air leakage in attic due to unsealed ductwork / A/C Condenser problems such as configuration and the home not cooling
  • Walls: Damaged Exterior siding/covering including cracks, rot, wind damage, and structural
  • Roof : Cracked, torn, and blistering shingles allowing leaks visible inside the attic
  • Electric: Defective ground fault circuit breaker interrupter outlets in bathrooms, kitchen, garage, and outside. GFCI not properly installed / Incorrect wiring / open wire connections / panel deficiencies such as missing breakers, lack of panel cover, and ungrounded system
  • Plumbing: Corroded and or leaking piping / lack of water pressure
  • Structure and Attic: Defective and or lack of Attic ventilation due to obstructions and other
  • Crawlspace: Structure to soil grade contact especially on pier and beam homes
  • Water Heater: Improper Install--Lack of pan and drain system/improper termination of TPR valve
  • Foundation: Improper drainage around home--moisture intrusion / Signs of Structural Movement or Settling
  • Homeowner fixes--repairs and upgrades / THE "Do it Your-Selfer"


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