Here's why they look new......some times people doing inspections
(like CE's / SE's) come from a long way away.
I know a couple who in these situations, go to the local HD ....buy a
ladder use it & return it.
Or they charge them to the job & it get's "lost".
Probably two roofs. Being the corner edge, each roof would have 3 shingles,
a starter row, first row of shingles, and being he corner a corner ridge cap
shingle. Of course a good roofer would probably have at least pulled the
ridge cap off so the second roof would lay flat, but then.....
re: "It's an observation... You can see the service cable looping down
Just for fun, I'm donning my lawyer's wig - the British kind, not the
Fact: I know that a single stranded cable is attached to the hook.
Fact: I know that there are 2 sections of black cable shown in the
lower portion of the picture.
Fact: I do not know that the black cable is the electrical service
cable for this house.
Fact: I do not know that the single stranded cable from the hook is
attached to the black cable.
Fact: I do not know that the 2 sections of black cable are connected
to each other.
Anything other than what can be directly observed is speculation.
I'm pretty sure I know what the wires in the photo are.
phone line.......bare wire is the "strain relief" / "tension tie"
taking the "pole to house load.
The loop is the telephone conductor coming off the pole to house line.
I might still have one ot these in my garage from when my land line
connection (very old) went away.....unless I tossed in a recent clean
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