How to Inspect the Exterior Textbook

This textbook teaches inspectors how to inspect the exterior of a house during a home inspection. It covers all systems and components of the exterior, including doors, windows, exterior covering materials, common problems with walls, water intrusion, stairways, lighting, electrical, surface drainage, and much more. 

This textbook is a good companion to InterNACHI's free, online How to Inspect the Exterior Course. The free, online courses provided by InterNACHI® School ( do not require the purchase of textbooks. 


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