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posted: 2/1/2013 5:03 AM

Home inspector: Who's to blame for faulty water heater?

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Q. We bought a home that was just remodeled, including a new water heater. But since we moved in, the pilot light keeps going out. The manufacturer said the vent pipe should be installed straight up and not sideways through the wall. Nothing was said about this by our home inspector. Who is liable for the cost of repairs?

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