The purpose of a home inspection is to evaluate the function and safety of a home’s systems and components. In most homes, a home inspector will look at 300 to 500 items.
During this Oswego home inspection, the water temperature was found to be 150 degrees Fahrenheit. This is scalding hot water that can burn a person in a matter of seconds. The fix is simple: turn down the water temperature on the water heaters control valve to the manufacturer’s recommendation, which typically is 120 degrees Fahrenheit.