The Piecemeal Man (abmann) wrote,
The Piecemeal Man
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for those of you In The Know...
Thoughts on purchasing an older house? A few on the list are 50 years old or older. Google is vaguely useful for my queries, saying things like.. "older houses are more expensive." or "watch the foundation!" or "building standards have changed in 50 years." etc.

Key on my concern list:
Electrical load bearing - 50 amps vs. modern 100 amp
Foundation.
Roof replacement.
Structural resilience.
Plumbing material.
Furnace.
Insulation.
Window seals.

How do you assess some of this without ripping out floors and walls? :/
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