Some of our fondest childhood memories involve lazy summer afternoons playing on the backyard tree swing. But awareness is growing about the inherent dangers of this DIY play equipment as many children are injured or even killed using tree swings every year. A little awareness can go a long way in preventing tragic accidents. Check out our new article on Tree Swing Inspection to learn some valuable tips.
For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients and colleagues, post this InterNACHI article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and explains the purpose, operation, potential hazards and proper inspection of commercial baghouses: La inspección de la cámara de filtros.
For consumers, this article describes a wide variety of equipment commonly used by home inspectors, including frequency of use and estimated price. Include it on your website to help educate your clients: Home Inspection Equipment.
For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients, post this InterNACHI article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and explains the safety issues related to attic pull-down ladders: Las escaleras extensibles del desván.
For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients, post this InterNACHI article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and explains the safety issues related to potential fires in attached garages: La contención de incendios en los garajes pegados.
InterNACHI founder Nick Gromicko is quoted at length in the Nov. 12 issue of NYC-based MainStreet.com feature article: “8 Unexpected Factors That Can Threaten Your Home Sale.”
You’re probably used to seeing rubber floors in gyms and tennis courts, but it’s increasingly being used in residential and other commercial applications, and for good reason — in fact, several good reasons: it’s inexpensive, durable, requires little maintenance, and it’s eco-friendly. We explore these qualities, as well as the limitations and hazards they present, in our new article: Rubber Flooring Inspection.
For Canadian and other French-speaking members, post this InterNACHI article on your website, which has been newly translated into French and discusses the purposes and proper inspection of ceiling fans in Inspection des Ventilateurs de Plafond.
Linoleum is well-known for its use in older kitchens and hallways, but it’s seen a resurgence of late as a green alternative to vinyl and other synthetic flooring materials. Learn how this classic, natural flooring is made, how to identify it, and tips for its inspection and maintenance in our new article on Linoleum Inspection.