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Forum: Roofing Inspections 11/15/18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
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Re: Removal of Moss from roof

UH-OH!! Planter next to the foundation... WRITE IT UP!
Forum: Electrical Inspections 11/10/18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Re: Two main panels no sub?

The system grounding electrode should be at the service, not at each subpanel. The location of a panel and the number of breakers it contains makes no difference as to whether it's the service panel...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 11/9/18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Re: Fire Penetrations in Hi Rise Condominium

I'm so embarrassed. I was doing research for a course. I had no idea. I'm so sorry.
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 11/9/18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Re: Where does ASTM E2018 − 15 require cost estimates for repairs?

Sorry, but your explanation shot right over my head, Rob. If you want to expand on your explanation you might start by identifying "they" and "the reviewer".
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 11/9/18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 11/9/18, 9:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Re: Fire Penetrations in Hi Rise Condominium

Steven, I get the feeling that you know what you're talking about, but I haven't a clue about what you're trying to explain.
1. What's the problem?
2. How serious is it?
3. What should the client...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 11/8/18, 2:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Re: Two main panels no sub?

The service panel is:
1. the first point of disconnect; and that's where...
2. the bonding jumper connecting grounds and neutrals should be.

The condition you show is common here. The remote...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 11/8/18, 2:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Re: Manville Roof Vent

I agree, thanks guys!
Forum: Structural Inspections 11/5/18, 8:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Re: Foundation Reference: with you as you inspect. Please comment

Uuuum, well, uh. Thanks Randy, but I think that exceeds the scope of my computer talents. ;)
Forum: Structural Inspections 11/5/18, 6:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Re: Foundation crack ? crumbled concrete ?

The majority is obviously parge coat.
The severe concrete deterioration at the base of the wall might have any a number of causes, including salt- or chemical- contaminated mix water, maybe...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 10/30/18, 9:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Re: Bit or Roll?

Roll roofing you'd be seeing nails.
Forum: Roofing Inspections 10/20/18, 6:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Re: Roof material identifaction

You'd probably be seeing the fasteners through the membrane if it were EPDM.
Forum: Roofing Inspections 10/19/18, 7:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 10/19/18, 7:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 10/18/18, 8:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Gas furnace inspection checklist: I forget anything?

GAS FURNACE INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Check the following:
1. Adequate combustion air
2. Gas supply for:
a. Shut off near the furnace
b. Sediment trap/drip leg
c. Proper gas...
Forum: Structural Inspections 10/12/18, 9:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,793
Re: Steel plate shims

........................nothing. ;-)

I've seen OSB shims fairly often and never seen one crushed. I know it's not supposed to be right but typically I don't even mention it. Realistically, I...
Forum: Structural Inspections 10/12/18, 8:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Re: Foundation Reference: with you as you inspect. Please comment

Thanks, Randy! Far as I know, no inspection software will allow installation of images for reference only.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 10/11/18, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Electrical service panel Reference

Fused Disconnect Installed with a Load Center

When a fused disconnect is installed upstream of a load center, the fused disconnect is the "first means of disconnect"). The panel with the fused...
Forum: Structural Inspections 10/11/18, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Foundation Reference: with you as you inspect. Please comment

I'm in the process of changing the InterNACHI Narrative Library so that it's not just narratives. I'm adding a lot of reference material, the idea being that if an inspector sees something he's not...
Forum: Structural Inspections 10/11/18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,793
Re: Steel plate shims

No. The weight of the structure will hold them in place.
Forum: Structural Inspections 10/11/18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Re: Ridge Beam/Ridge Board

It's OK to lap on top of the beam (typically an exposed structural ridge), but the rafters should actually overlap at least 6". This means you need to cut a corresponding slope to match the opposite...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 10/9/18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 534
Re: QuestionsOfTheWeek 10-1-18

Mandy! Barry Manilow!

Oh.
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/9/18, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
My article on inspecting brick. Mistakes? Additional info?

Ignore the weird formatting (titles).This is reference to be installed in the InterNACHI Narrative Library:

INSPECTION OF BRICK EXTERIORS

Brick Veneer VS Solid Masonry walls

Brick Veneer
• ...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/9/18, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Re: Staples used on wood deck

What Manny said.

And... I'd guess that thermal and moisture cycling are going to degrade the anchorage of those staples relative quickly. Recommend re-fastening that deck and the homeowner should...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 10/6/18, 1:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Re: Granule loss on a 10 year old roof

This appears to be excessive granule loss. Near uniform loss across the shingles indicates that it's not foot traffic, in which granule loss would be concentrated on the butts. Uniformity of granule...
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