Omaha Home Inspections by Greg Wayman, ASHI Certified Inspector

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My blog is packed full of home inspection related articles that are useful for homeowners, Buyers, Sellers, and real estate agents. I also post interesting inspection pics regularly as I run across something on my inspections that peak my interest. Enjoy!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I inspected an estate sale property recently where I found the B-vent flue pipe misaligned on the water heater and actively discharging carbon monoxide into the home.  The Seller had recently moved into an assisted living facility.  All of her belongings were left behind as her family had not had...
08/30/2015
Check out our latest review posted on Zillow:"Outstanding and thorough inspection of my mother's home pre-sale.  We wanted the home to be in perfect shape when we put it on the market, and Greg helped us do that.  My contractor was pleased to have such a professional and comprehensive list to wor...
08/25/2015
This was one of those dreadful days when you get out of your car for the home inspection and your entire body immediately beads up with sweat.  It was 100 degrees F with 112 heat index.I saved the attic for last.  Got out my infrared thermometer and was expecting it to be 140-150 degrees.  To my ...
08/21/2015
Imagine my surprise when I opened up the main disconnect panel on the utility pole to find it packed with termite tubes!  Luckily, I didn't find any damage in the home.  In the Omaha area, it's not a matter of if you get termites, it's a matter of when.  Walk around the exterior of your home look...
03/13/2015
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of inspecting a 2-story home built in 1885.  The Seller had paid a Contractor to remodel the home for $80,000.  On the interior, there was new drywall, new carpet, 3 remodeled bathrooms, a remodeled kitchen.  The windows were newer double pane.  They had replaced all...
03/11/2015
This east half of the duplex had the only shower located in the unfinished basement, right next to the main electric panel that was inside the shower curtain, plus the floor drain backed up to make sure you'd get electrocuted!!!  This was located in South Omaha.  The listing should have read "Ele...
03/08/2015
Some people clearly should not try to fix anything in their home!  This homeowner connected the bathroom fan vent hose directly to the B-vent flue stack that the natural gas water heater was actively discharging into.  Let's just say that they had a "slight" chance of carbon monoxide and other fl...
02/24/2015
From the outside, the brick exterior didn't look too bad.  There were some cracks in the center of the wall where the dining room was located.  The cracks weren't that wide, but when you eyed down the mortar joints, that's when you could see the house drop. When you walked in the front door, you ...
02/17/2015
The CSST gas line has a potential of rupturing leading to a fire or an explosion if a house is struck by lightning and that gas line is not properly bonded.  "Bonded" means the gas line is connected & tied back to the main electrical ground of the home. CSST (Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing) ga...
02/13/2015
The home inspection was going really well until I looked closer into the corners and saw small vertical cracks.  It turned out that every inner corner throughout the entire home had vertical cracks, except 3.  There was no drywall tape up the corners of the walls.  To properly correct this "mista...
02/07/2015
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My blog is packed full of home inspection related articles that are useful for homeowners, Buyers, Sellers, and real estate agents. I also post interesting inspection pics regularly as I run across something on my inspections that peak my interest. Enjoy!