When remodeling an old home, there are certain problems to be on the lookout for. Some of these issues are minute but others can be extremely dangerous. 

Matt Clawson at HOUZZ takes a look some of these problems--like leaky roofs--and how to fix them. 

"Water spots on exterior walls can be a sign of flashing issues on the roof, and a quick inspection of the roof shingles or tiles can reveal common problems, such as unsecured flashing, cracked shingles, cupping and missing tiles. A quick inspection of the attic insulation for signs of moisture, and a search for daylight under the roof boards, is also worthwhile."

Head over to HOUZZ to learn more hidden problems in old homes and take a look at the images below: 

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