I have on many inspections observed the absence of a whole house trap. During training it was taught that a missing whole house trap should be written as a defect. However, I see many reasons why whole house traps could be an issue.
I am wondering what the census is on whole house traps? Do you write missing whole house traps as a defect? should I ignore it? It seems like the majority of my home inspections have this defect written and it causes more concern than the benefit itself.
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