Home inspectors can maintain better control over their jobs and manage their clients’ expectations by understanding and clearly communicating the limits of a general home inspection. Read our new article: “The Limitations of a General Home Inspection.”
Some defects are more obvious than others. Read “A Garage Inspection” for one InterNACHI inspector’s experience discovering problems that could lead to structural disaster.
Whether it comes from a kit or a crew of home builders, a log home has special considerations for inspectors to recognize and understand. Read “Inspecting Log Homes” now!
This ever-growing area of home inspections is poised to explode with opportunity. Green building continues to gain in popularity as many new home builders and buyers strive to live more sustainably, and even off the grid. Re-visit the fundamentals in this article titled “What is a Green Home Inspection?”
Inspectors who deal with wells and rural properties should be aware that the U.S. groundwater and aquifer systems are being threatened by depletion. Read “The Potential for a Water Crisis” now.
Many low-slope roofs use EPDM coverings. Click here to read “Inspecting EPDM.”
What exactly is a “historic” home? Is it just an older house, or is it something very different from the average home? Click here to read “Inspecting Historic Homes” so that you know what to look for.
Are you an inspector who wants to expand his business by giving testimony in court cases as an expert witness? Put your expertise to use and get paid for it. Click here to read “Inspectors as Expert Witnesses.”
How can inspectors tell if steel encased in concrete, such as rebar, is corroding? Click here to read “Detecting Corrosion in Concrete-Encased Steel.”