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10 Signs That Your Home Has a Problem

Housing problems are easy to miss, but they’re not all invisible. A property inspection will help you avoid costly repairs and maintenance in the future- as well as it should be for any home buyer. If these 10 signs show up before your purchase agreement expires or after closing on an expensive house with big issues that need fixing now instead of later (like a water leak), then don’t wait around. Take corrective action immediately so nothing happens when it’s time to go live with our budget plan because those unexpected expenses can add up fast.

Water Leak:

The impact of water damage can be small or large. However, repairing these signs can be costly, especially when they affect the structure of the property.

Slow drain:

When the sinks in your home are slow to drain, it may be a sign that you have an issue. If this happens and there’s no blockage yet but still see problems draining then call for help as soon as possible. 

Toilet gurgling:

The toilet gurgling noise is one of the most common signs that something’s wrong with your drain. It sounds like air pressure building up in a sewer line and can be caused by anything from hair clogs to larger objects blocking drains.

Flickering lights:

Flickering lights are not just an annoyance, they’re also a safety hazard. When you see that your whole house is flickering and there’s no way to stop it from happening then contact a licensed electrician right away because this may be due either in the outlet or at the breaker box outside of the home which needs professional attention immediately.

The odd smell from outlets:

If the outlet has an unpleasant smell, turn off the power at the breaker box and call a professional. This task requires immediate attention, it could lead to fires if left ignored.

Holes in your deck:

When it comes to your home, you want everything in order. If there are signs of pests like carpenter bees making their way into the foundation then that could mean big trouble for not only for your home but also people who may have been affected by an infestation too.

Ungrounded shocks:

When you touch metal objects connected to your home’s mechanical system and receive a shock, it is a sign that the electrical system is not properly grounded. This certainly goes for lamps or ceiling fans but also things such as water lines which can cause small shocks when someone walks near them while touching surfaces close together without hair care products applied. Don’t confuse these pops though, we want people aware of their Static Electricity Pop.