Here is a list of the most common defects found in a home inspection: Roofing - Brittle or curling shingles. Structural - Rotted wood, cracked rafters Foundation - Separations, cracks, wet basement. Interior Walls - Cracks, stains. Electrical - Overloaded circuits, faulty wiring, improper outlets/grounding. Furnace - Cracks in heat exchanger, improper venting. Windows / Doors - Rotted sills, defective sashes, weather-stripping. Plumbing - Leaks, drips, faulty valves, faulty gas lines. 716-725-6790 Servicing All of Western New York Servicing All of Western New York 716-725-6790