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
Finding electrical hazards during our home inspections in the Omaha, Nebraska area is common, but who's responsible and where?  On overhead service lines, OPPD is responsible from the pole to where the overhead service line splices together with the 120 lines coming out of the masthead and also r...
02/04/2015
Homebuyers purchasing new construction need to educate themselves on the building process and products/systems that are selected to go into their home.  Having knowledge before you select your Builder, researching products and systems before you break ground, and making sure there are quality sub...
02/02/2015
Regular store bought carbon monoxide detectors are manufactured to go off when the CO levels reach 70 ppm for 1-4 hours! These detectors will not protect your family from low levels of carbon monoxide. At lower levels, these detectors will not protect infants, young children, grandparents, and pe...
01/26/2015
The Builder forgot to install the floor drain in the garage on this brand new home in Plattsmouth, Nebraska.  To fix it, they broke out the 3 concrete panels where the red arrows are on the right of the picture and the panel where the floor drain is circled in blue, installed the plumbing piping ...
01/25/2015
Stone veneer needs to have a minimum 2" space between its base and a driveway, sidewalk, or patio.  During the freeze/thaw cycles we have in Omaha, Nebraska, the concrete flatwork will raise & lower.  If the stone veneer is blocking it and preventing it from raising up, then the concrete will giv...
01/21/2015
If you're going to be a home inspector, you need to have a sense of humor.  Not only did they drywall around the meter, they then installed a drop ceiling light covering it up.  It took the entire home inspection on this Omaha, NE home, but I found it! For more funny photos, check out www.omaha-h...
01/18/2015
At the time of this home inspection in Bellevue Nebraska, the weather was 20 degrees F with a cold snap that blew in afterwards that dropped the thermometer to 0 with -30 windchill.  The elderly homeowner had passed away a few months earlier and his son had temporarily moved into the house to hel...
01/15/2015
During our home inspections, we always have to be on our toes.  We never know what dangerous situations we're going to come across. Below are 3 photos taken from 3 different homes of their main electric panels.  The first photo was of a brand new 5,000 s.f. home.  I was performing my inspection a...
01/14/2015
Now that the cold weather is upon us, it's the easiest time of year to pop your head up in your attic and look for frost.  Frost buildup on your roof deck or on the nails poking through your roof deck are a sure sign that your attic ventilation is improper.  When the weather warms up, the frost w...
01/11/2015
I ran across this fire hazard on a home inspection in Omaha the other day.  Some knucklehead ran the dryer vent through the fire wall into the garage and connected it up to a disconnected B-vent.  The B-vent cap was loaded with dryer lint.  There wasn't any way for the dryer to exhaust outside wi...
01/07/2015
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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!