Holmes Inspection

Season 2 Episode 11

Headroom Headache

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jun 24, 2010 on HGTV



  • Trivia

    • 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.

  • Quotes

    • 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.

  • Notes

    • 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.

  • Allusions

    • The title of the episode alludes to the extremely low head clearance Erin and Scott had in their staircase to the basement.