Originally Posted By: rcloyd
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Deck posts sitting on a slab can be ok if:
1) The slab is very thick >12 inches
2) The columns are anchored to the slab (visibly)
Pressure preservatively treated wood labled for "Ground Contact" can be placed on a slab or in the ground with no worries. Look for the AWPA mark on the lumber. If is says Ground Contact, don't write this up.
I see two other things in your last photo that would concern me and should be in your report:
1) Roof downspouts terminate at the foundation (should be 5' away)
2) No roof/attic box vents on the right side of the roof. I would check for
other means of venting and report on as necessary.
Russell G. Cloyd
Intra-Spec Home Inspections
& Code Consulting, LLC