New consumer article sponsored by The Home Depot: Roof and Drainage System Maintenance and Replacement

In partnership with The Home Depot, InterNACHI is pleased to present an article for consumers on the issues surrounding the maintenance, repair and replacement of asphalt shingle roofs and their drainage systems.  Home inspectors can post this new article on their website:  Roof and Drainage System Maintenance and Replacement.

Inspection article newly translated into Spanish: Aspectos de una Casa Energéticamente Eficiente (Elements of an Energy-Efficient House)

For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients and work with Spanish-speaking real estate professionals, post this article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and discusses the various qualities and features that make up an energy-efficient home:  Aspectos de una Casa Energéticamente Eficiente.

New inspection article: Inspecting Residential Lot Drainage in Areas with Expansive Soils

Expansive soils can create structural and even liability problems for homeowners and their properties when drainage provisions are absent or installed improperly.  Read Certified Master Inspector® Aaron Miller’s article reflecting his 40 years of on-the-job observations of the problems of building on expansive soils and what inspectors can do to assist their clients in this new article:  Inspecting Residential Lot Drainage in Areas with Expansive Soils.

Consumer article newly translated into Spanish: Seguridad Eléctrica (Electrical Safety)‏

For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients and work with Spanish-speaking real estate professionals, post this article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and discusses potential electrical safety hazards in the home that homeowners–especially those with children–should be aware of:  Seguridad Eléctrica.

New consumer article sponsored by The Home Depot: How to Get Real Value from Replacement Windows

In partnership with The Home Depot, InterNACHI is pleased to present an article for consumers on the factors they should consider when replacing windows for improved comfort and increased energy efficiency.  Home inspectors can post this new article on their website:  How to Get Real Value from Replacement Windows.

Inspection article newly translated into Spanish: Inspección del Cerco Eléctrico (Electric Fence Inspection)

For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients and work with Spanish-speaking real estate professionals, post this article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and discusses the operation and potential hazards of electric fencing on private properties:  Inspección del Cerco Eléctrico.

Inspection article newly translated into Spanish: Inspección por Presencia de Ácaros del Polvo (Dust Mite Inspection)

For inspectors who have Spanish-speaking clients and work with Spanish-speaking real estate professionals, post this article on your website, which has been newly translated into Spanish and discusses the problems with and remedies for household dust mites:  Inspección por Presencia de Ácaros del Polvo.