Originally Posted By: dleech
This post was automatically imported from our archived forum.
I inspected a 30 year old back split on a block foundation. The brick veneer had many vertical cracks that had been patched with concrete. The foundation seemed fine for a concrete block foundation that has survived 30 Canadian winters. The front concrete porch had settled but the main foundation ia sound.
The roof is new but there is evidence inside that there have been leaks. My guess is that there has been excessive water in the wall structure which damaged the veneer.
The roof joists and rafters looked good and so did the floor joists.
What do you HIs think?