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Small problems can lead to costly repairs.

 

After running the dishwasher leaking was occurring at the slab.

Cause Leaking door seal.

Cost to repair minimal less than $50.00

Estimated cost to repair damage to structure if left unnoticed,

Several hundred to several thousand depending on extent of damage


These type vent covers are very common. This type is an inexpensive plastic cover and over the years will become very brittle. These are easily damaged with a slight hailstorm or fallen debris.

Estimated cost to repair issue - $50.00.

Estimated cost to repair damage to structure if left unnoticed,

Several hundred to several thousand depending on extent of damage


This downspout extension was found damaged, allowing excessive water into the atrium area. Note directly under this area water damage was found. Interior repairs were completed, however the problem was not repaired.

Estimated cost to repair issue - $50.00 or less.

Estimated cost to repair damage to structure if left unnoticed,

Several hundred to several thousand depending on extent of damage


HVAC units left this dirty can cause premature failure of the system. If your HVAC unit is located in a dusty area, you might consider planting some low growing ground cover in the adjacent area to minimize dust and wind blown dirt.

Estimated cost to repair issue - $100.00 or less

Estimated cost to repair damage if left unnoticed several hundred to a few thousand dollars.


Erosion taking place around a concrete slab can cause extreme foundation movement, which can be extremely expensive to repair depending on the extent of movement. Preventative measures would include adding topsoil and a low growing ground cover to help minimize the erosion.

Estimated cost to repair issue - $200.00 or less

Estimated cost to repair foundation if left unnoticed anywhere between $5,000 and $20,000.

Unsealed openings between an exterior masonry wall and siding material are a common occurrence. These openings provide an easy access for vermin entry. Rats, mice, squirrels etc., can cause extensive damage to the structure, electrical systems and HVAC ducting materials.

 Estimated cost to repair issue - $50.00 or less

Estimated cost to repair damage if left unnoticed several hundred to a few thousand dollar.


Ledges that were located at the front of a garage were channeling water to the interior of the wall causing water staining and hidden damage. Improper flashing during construction was the cause for this issue.

Estimated cost to repair issue - $150.00 or less

Estimated cost to repair damage to structure if left unnoticed,

Several hundred to several thousand depending on extent of damage

 


This innocent looking tub fixture had caused damage to the adjacent interior wall. The repairs to the wall had been completed and the tub area re-caulked, however the main cause is that the spout is not long enough and causes excessive splash back to the tub enclosure.

Estimated cost to repair issue - $200.00 or less

Estimated cost to repair damage to structure if left unnoticed,

Several hundred to several thousand depending on extent of damage