Donna and Russell Merriweather discovered rotting wood after moving into their home.
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When in Doubt, Disclose

Donna and Russell Merriweather, who waived a home inspection, discovered rotting wood in the walls after moving into their Leimert Park home. (BOB CHAMBERLIN/LAT)
“I should have been more aggressive during escrow,” Russell Merriweather says. “No one disclosed that there was water damage to the roof.” (BOB CHAMBERLIN/LAT )
Mary Gafner with husband, Paul, next to a crack they discovered in the foundation of the garage. The defect had been obscured by boxes and toys during the inspection of their Tustin home. (GLENN KOENIG/LAT )