Exposed outdoor plumbing in footer


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Old 12-18-18, 09:39 AM
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Exposed outdoor plumbing in footer

I am in the process of purchasing a house, the home inspector pointed out an area where there is some exposed plumbing in the footer of the house. Is this a serious problem? I am not sure what issues would arise from this, and obviously what costs could be associated.

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Old 12-18-18, 05:28 PM
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Looks like water supply to outside hose bibs. Do you know where the pipes go inside the building? Is the building on a slab? It appears the siding is almost touching the ground at the corner in one picture. Dampness would be an area of concern, especially if this side doesn't get direct sun. What is the plastic vent pipe for? Sorry for more questions than answers but I wouldn't purchase until I got alot more answers from owners.
 
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Old 12-18-18, 05:40 PM
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Yeah..... strange place for a vent like that. Hope it's not a furnace flue.
We can see an outdoor hose bib.
The PVC pipe below that looks like it might be an A/C condensate drain.
No guess as to what that PVC pipe is doing inside the foundation.
 
 

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