6 Signs that a Home Has "Good Bones"
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “good bones”, right?
"Good bones" is a term used to describe a house with solid structural integrity. It's like saying the house has a great backbone, even if it needs a little makeover to spruce up its appearance.
Some people might argue that it is overly used, but it still remains a relevant and useful term when assessing the structural integrity of a home. So what indicates good structural “bones”
- No visible cracks in the foundation, walls, or ceiling.
- Floors are level and not sagging or sloping.
- Doors and windows open and close easily without sticking or jamming.
- No signs of water damage or leaks in the walls, ceiling, or foundation.
- The roof is in good condition with no missing or damaged shingles or tiles.f
- The electrical and plumbing systems are up to code and functioning properly.
While these are some general indicators of a structurally sound home, it's always best to hire a professional home inspector to assess the overall condition of a property before purchasing or making any major renovations.
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