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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.</font></font> <br>&nbsp; <p><b><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=+1>Top 10 Defects Per Lawson Home Inspections & RADON Testing</font></font></b> <br> <ul> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Leaking Polybutylene fresh water plumbing pipes visible inside the crawl space</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Defective hardboard siding. This is a moisture and installation related defect. Common brands of siding are Illinois Pacific, Louisiana Pacific, and Masonite</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Cracked and blistering shingles allowing leaks visible inside the attic</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Defective ground fault circuit breaker interrupter outlets in bathrooms, kitchen, garage, and outside</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Visible open wire connections in the crawl space and attic</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Leaking or loosely mounted toilets</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Rotten floor joist and band joist at the front and rear door areas visible inside the crawl space</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Cracked or broken concrete block piers inside the crawl space</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Wet and damp crawl spaces</font></font> </li> <li> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-1>Cracks in the furnace heat exchanger allowing carbon monoxide to filter inside the house</font></font> </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </table></center> <br>&nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <p><div id="google_translate_element"></div><script>function googleTranslateElementInit() {new google.translate.TranslateElement({pageLanguage: 'en'}, 'google_translate_element');}</script><script src="http://translate.google.com/translate_a/element.js?cb=googleTranslateElementInit"></script><!--"''"--></p> <p><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font size=-2>All Content &copy; 2015 <b>Lawson Home Inspections & RADON Testing</b> - <a href="mailto:james@forrestmarketing.com.com" target="_blank"><font color="#0000A0">Forrest Marketing</a></font> - Reference this Web Site in your email for <u><b>TRIAL OFFER</b></u></font></font> <p>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </table></center> </td> </tr> </table></center> <br>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </table></center> <br>&nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <br>&nbsp; </body> </html>