Crispy Floor Joists

Crispy Floor Joists

Monday, 11 March 2013 12:13

joists - charred walnut creek

The inspector was in the crawlspace of a 4,424 sqft house built in 1979 that was being put on the market for sale. Under the living room, he did a double take, when he saw several floor joist bays that were completely charred.​
The current homeowner since 1995 knew nothing about this. Possible causes… crack in the fireplace hearth? electrical fire? plumber’s torch?Report recommendation was for further review by both a licensed building and chimney contractor; and checking with the local building department.
Count on the sharp-eyed inspectors at Pacific Coast Inspections, Inc to perform comprehensive inspections and to deliver photo enhanced reports.
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