A Picture's Worth A Thousand Words

Home Inspector with King of the House Home Inspection, Inc. Home Inspector Lic #207

We have all heard the expression -- "A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words."  Every once in awhile, on an inspection, there is a photo-op that turns out to be quite amusing. Often, for whatever reason, the photos, at least in my case, involve some pet that decides to help me out while I am on-site with my camera.

I think, even if this guy is innocent (or not) the photo is pretty funny with the  report text. 

The weatherstripping on the garage-house door is shredded, suspected pet damage. Recommend replacing the weatherstripping so the door seals when shut.




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Steven L. Smith

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David Spencer
Keller Williams Northland - Kansas City, MO
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He looks innocent to me.

Apr 03, 2012 09:19 AM #1
Leslie G. Rojohn
MoonDancer Realty - Sylva, NC
GRI, ABR ~ MoonDancer Realty

I r an innocent dog.  I listen very careful. I know you make trouble for me.  You go now.

Apr 03, 2012 11:20 AM #2
Andrea Swiedler
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties - New Milford, CT
Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT

Yep, I agree, he looks innocent. But then again, so do the people sitting in the defendant box in the court house. Just sayin..

Now that is funny!

Say hi to my very best friend Nutsy please. Tell him I am working hard, not much time to be in the 'rain and I miss him.

Apr 03, 2012 11:41 AM #3
Joy Daniels
Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd. - Harrisburg, PA

It's funny how the pets always try to sneak into the photos.  Our photographer tells funny stories of pets trying to get in the listing photographs!

Apr 03, 2012 12:11 PM #4
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Steen, bad dog!  Bad dog!  Willie the Labradoodle would never do anything like this! 

Apr 03, 2012 12:20 PM #5
Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia

I have to say I see this all the time.  And the higher the damage, the bigger the dog! 

That's probably a metaphor for something...

Apr 03, 2012 08:06 PM #6
Donald Hester
NCW Home Inspections, LLC - Wenatchee, WA
NCW Home Inspections, LLC

Steve, need a Fido proof seal. Great photo though. He/She was there to defend their case. Really officer I did not do it , it was that evil cat.

Apr 04, 2012 08:00 AM #7
Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

Needs a new coat of stain too. He or she has been busy at that door.

Apr 04, 2012 11:14 PM #8
Dale Bledsoe
Crown Key Realty - Tracy, CA
Realtor in Tracy, California

Its clear to me the dog is an innocent victim of stereotyping. Poor fella was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Nice post.

Apr 05, 2012 04:22 AM #9
Charles Buell
Charles Buell Inspections Inc. - Seattle, WA
Seattle Home Inspector

Steve, great---and the suspect is right there too  :)

Apr 16, 2012 11:31 AM #10
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