New article for inspectors’ websites: Hire a Certified Healthy Homes Inspector

As part of InterNACHI’s launch of its new multi-course Certified Healthy Homes Inspector certification, here’s a new article for consumers: Hire a Certified Healthy Homes Inspector.  It’s packed with sobering statistics that make the case that if the home isn’t healthy, neither are its occupants. Post this article on your website – it can sell your service for you.

New article for inspectors: Wealth Storage for Home Inspectors

InterNACHI® Founder Nick Gromicko shares his tips and strategies for storing wealth, including the kinds to embrace and the others to avoid, in Wealth Storage for Home Inspectors.

For Home Inspectors: Maximizing Your Perceived Value

What are you doing or providing that increases the perceived value of your inspection services more than it costs you to do or provide them? InterNACHI® Founder Nick Gromicko breaks it down for you in For Home Inspectors:  Maximizing Your Perceived Value.

Sample Templates: Operating Agreements for Home Inspection LLCs

Whether you’re a sole proprietor or are expanding into a multi-inspector firm, it’s vital that you spell out your home inspection company’s makeup and obligations in an operating agreement. InterNACHI® has provided sample templates for both types of LLCs here:  Sample Templates: Operating Agreements for Home Inspection LLCs

New article for inspectors: Mold Testing for Home Inspectors

Although testing for mold falls outside InterNACHI’s Residential Standards of Practice, it’s a service that’s in high demand, especially for homeowners who live in flood-prone areas, and those who live in older homes.  Unchecked mold indoors is a serious threat to a home’s structure.  And it also poses severe health risks to family members.  Inspectors who are considering offering mold testing should start by reading Mold Testing for Home Inspectors.

New inspection article: Water Quality Testing for Home Inspectors

Home inspectors can offer water quality testing with inexpensive testing kits and simple training. Alternatively, they can use private or state labs for both kits and analysis. Either method provides useful – and sometimes critical – information for their clients.  Read more in Water Quality Testing for Home Inspectors.

New article for home inspectors: Inspecting for Foundation Damage from Expansive Soils

Whether the home is new construction or existing, the site of the home is inextricably tied to how the home’s foundation and structure perform, especially if the home is located in a region known for expansive soils. Climate and weather patterns can further impact the home’s stability and structural integrity. Read more in Inspecting for Foundation Damage from Expansive Soils.

New article for inspectors: Tips for Relocating Your Home Inspection Business

Are you a home inspector who’s thinking about moving to another state but are concerned about all the questions surrounding re-launching your inspection business, too? Follow the roadmap laid out by author and InterNACHI® Certified Professional Inspector® Gabe Semenza by reading Tips for Relocating Your Home Inspection Business, and learn from his first-hand experience.

What Home Inspectors Need to Know About Subpoenas

Home inspectors who are sued or asked to give testimony or provide physical evidence will probably be served with a subpoena. Learn about what a subpoena is and the legal force behind it, as well as how you can protect yourself so you can keep on top of any legal action you may become involved in by reading What Home Inspectors Need to Know About Subpoenas.