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.

New inspection article: Inspecting Residential Interior Doors

Interior doors in homes are often given little consideration as to their construction, especially when builders feel compelled to save money any way they can.  But inspecting them for specific conditions, such as installation and operability, can help make a big difference in the overall quality of the home.  Read Certified Master Inspector® Aaron Miller’s article reflecting his 40 years of on-the-job observations inspecting homes in his new article, Inspecting Residential Interior Doors.

New article for inspectors: The Dangers of Calling Yourself an Expert

The inspection industry can be cutthroat when it comes to standing out among the competition, especially in areas where the market is saturated, and even in areas where home buyers may not be sold on the concept.  But certain marketing tactics can backfire, particularly in the courtroom.  Read about the risks and alternatives of using inflated language in our latest article by InterNACHI’s legal counsel Mark Cohen:  The Dangers of Calling Yourself an Expert.

New inspection article: Inspecting Brick Veneer in Residential Construction

Brick is one of the sturdiest and time-tested building materials available.  It also requires specific installation techniques and maintenance in order to perform effectively.  Read Certified Master Inspector® Aaron Miller’s article reflecting his 40 years of on-the-job observations of the many challenges involved in inspecting brick veneer in the new article:  Inspecting Brick Veneer in Residential Construction.

Inspection article newly translated into Spanish: Invasión de Murciélagos (Bat Infestation)

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 structural problems and health hazards that can result from bats that take up residence in a home:  Invasión de Murciélagos.

Inspection article newly translated into Spanish: Inspección de Casetas para Murciélagos (Bat House 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 describes the purposes of having a bat house on one’s property, as well as the features and issues to look for when inspecting one:   Inspección de Casetas para Murciélagos.

Inspection article newly translated into Spanish: Seguridad en la Ventilación de la Secadora (Dryer Vent 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 explains the proper way to vent a clothes dryer, as well as some of the hazards of an improperly installed vent hose:  Seguridad en la Ventilación de la Secadora.