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Old 12/24/09, 6:11 PM
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Ben Gromicko tears apart a mid-efficiency gas-fired heating system to demonstrate how impossible it is to inspect for a cracked heat exchanger during a normal home inspection.

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Old 12/24/09, 6:29 PM
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Very cool. I'm amazed at the amount of HI education available on this site.
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Old 12/24/09, 10:30 PM
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CONTENT UNAVAILABLE

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Old 12/24/09, 10:32 PM
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CONTENT UNAVAILABLE

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ditto



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Old 12/25/09, 1:13 AM
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Hmm... try it again fellas.



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Old 12/25/09, 7:04 AM
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Old 12/25/09, 8:59 AM
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Worked fine for me several times.





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Old 12/25/09, 10:17 AM
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Ben Gromicko tears apart a mid-efficiency gas-fired heating system to demonstrate how impossible it is to inspect for a cracked heat exchanger during a normal home inspection.

http://www.bengromicko.com/finding-h...o-nachitv.aspx
Very nice Ben. How about a video of you putting that back together.



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Old 12/25/09, 11:53 AM
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That is a excellent video to show clients why we cannot inspect the heat exchanger. Although it would be priceless to see the looks on everyone's faces if you did start tearing it apart.



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Old 12/25/09, 2:03 PM
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Thanks - it was fun - I hope everyone takes advantage of the free video - it's part of a larger course that is excellent.

1 - set expectations of your client
2 - there are many vital things that are simply beyond a visual inspection - and that's okay
3 - use good narratives
4 - use good disclaimers
5 - learn more than you think you need to know

If you're still having problems getting the video to play - click the link - then REFRESH your browser.

http://www.bengromicko.com/finding-h...o-nachitv.aspx

Get good narratives and disclaimers - http://www.bengromicko.com/home-insp...-gromicko.aspx



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Old 12/25/09, 2:23 PM
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All I saw was pay $200
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Old 12/25/09, 2:24 PM
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Default Re: Finding a Heat Exchanger Defect

Can we save it to our computer to show customers OR can it be saved on a CD for the same purpose (including with their report).
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Old 12/25/09, 2:25 PM
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All I saw was pay $200
That's for the course
The video about the heat exchanger is free
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Old 12/25/09, 2:30 PM
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I enjoyed the vid Ben.

Thanks

You were kind of rough and dramatic when you pulled the skin.



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Old 12/25/09, 3:00 PM
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Hey Ben....when am I going to get my furnace back...You said you only needed it for a couple hours....cmon man it's starting to get cold here...



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