Home Inspection Flashcard #112

Structure, Roof

What's Your Call?

What is the most significant defect that you see in the roof structure?

a. The wall supporting the roof has only one top plate.

b. The loose gangnail (metal connector plate) at the right means one is missing somewhere.

c. Hangers are fastened with roofing nails.

d. The bottom chords of these trusses are not designed to be used for storage.

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