by Michael Lennon GETTING INTO HOME INSPECTION Big opportunities & deep pitfalls await you in this fastgrowing business HOUSE TYPES WITH TYPICAL PROBLEMS TO LOOK FOR: SLAB RANCH HOUSE: Higher vulnerability to termites, carpet moisture spots, water in perimeter floor ducts. CAPE COD: If modified to finish the second floor, minimal ducting or no return. Condensation and roof sheathing rot from insulation stuffed between sloped ceiling and roof sheathing. Eave-edge chimney with smokey fireplace from poor draw. TWO-STORY FRAME: Poor air flow in areas farthest away from the furnace. INNER-CITY ROWHOUSE: Crumbling brick at rear window arches, from no gutter and dripping water. Retrofitted to a hot air system with poor duct layout, either hot top floor (furnace in bsmt.), or cold first floor (unit on the