Given its beautiful scenery and lush, coastal properties, South Carolina continues to be a popular vacation destination and haven for individuals and families. Yet, imagine the frustration of purchasing a home and later discovering signs of termite damage. What’s more, suppose that a previous owner concealed evidence of termites, or that a termite inspection company failed in detecting the damage during the inspection. What are your rights when termite damage to your home has not been disclosed? Continue reading.
Sometimes mistaken as a termite infestation, damage from dry rot or brown rot may appear as small pieces of wood or red brick dust against the surface of a home, as well as a crawl space or basement. Whether the outbreak has occurred due to flooding, leaking pipes or a busted washing machine hose, the effects of dry or brown rot are not usually detected until the damage is significant. Unfortunately for home and property owners, the process of cleaning and repair is complicated and expensive. Yet, when damage is due to another’s negligence or dishonesty, issues with wood rot are even more stressful. For instance, if a previous homeowner or contractor has failed to communicate evidence of wood rot, current property owners shouldn’t have to take on the burden of extensive repairs and overwhelming costs. Therefore, when wood rot damage is not disclosed, an undisclosed wood rot lawsuit lawyer like Taylor Anderson can help. Continue reading.