While Steven Graves was explaining the installation of the skylight, one of his workers was shown with one foot on a ladder and the other foot on the nearby scaffolding. That is considered to be a very unsafe work practice.
During the job, someone who was looking for a job came by and handed in a resume scrawled on a napkin.
Frank Cozzolino: When you're working with unskilled trades, the biggest problem you're going to find in the electrical industry is circuits that are overloaded.
Damon Bennett: I hear they may be a mouse problem here, but we haben't....
Carl Pavlovic: Oh! There it is!
Damon Bennett: Is there...?
Carl Pavlovic: We have mouse poop!
Mike Holmes: To me, it's all minor. But you put it all together and you got what?
Damon Bennett: I got a full house.
Mike Holmes: Hey! Look at that! Let's play cards.
Damon Bennett: Nice....
Mike Holmes: Thank you.
Erin (homeowner): There's part of me thinking...we shouldn't have bought this house.
Mike Holmes: Whoever did this did it wrong...and it was missed by the home inspector.
During this job, Damon had brought in an exterminator named Martin Aube. Mike and Damon frequently call upon the services of a chimney specialist who is also named Martin Aube.
The title of the episode alludes to the extremely low head clearance Erin and Scott had in their staircase to the basement.