Home inspector allegedly overlooks giant crack

Home inspector allegedly overlooks giant crack

COMPLAINT: Mattie Howard-Bey, Westchester, Ill.

“I hired Owl Inspection Services of Villa Park, Ill., to perform a home inspection. The inspector, Steve Reilly, went through every room and took pictures. In a small basement room containing several pipes, he pointed out historical facts about how the pipes were set. However, he missed a 5-foot crack in the foundation that gushed water every time I turned on the outside waterspout. When I alerted him to the crack, he said he would come back to re-inspect, but I haven't heard from him since.”

DESIRED RESOLUTION: “I would like a $375 refund.”

STATUS: Penalty Box


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Subject: Bough house full of mold, inspector not responsible

Bought a house , had home inspection, who missed ton of mold in attic, crawl space, walls, but in Ind. he is not responsible for enviromental defect.? Disclosure said no mold , now or before, after finding mold in bedroom closet, we called restoration comp . Guess what, they were there before house was placed for sale, both seller and real estate agent new about the mold, now we have to wait for a year for years before we go to court, in mean time we can't live there , house is growing more mold, can't afford to fix it. Oh , because inspector was not called by buyer, but his niece he claims he is not responsible to home buyer, someone plz help?

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