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Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 6/5/18, 8:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 6/4/18, 4:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Height of Exhaust Fan over Bathtub

Is there any acceptable height where you can have an exhaust fan installed over the showering area of a bathtub?

Regards

Roger
Forum: Exterior Inspections 8/15/17, 3:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,454
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Brick ledge/Foundation walls question

Interesting subject.

Just curious how the average home inspector would determine that brick was dense enough to withstand even a little moisture absorption without spalling?

I have seen...
Forum: Interior Inspections 4/3/16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,098
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Basement vapor barrier

If you have fiberglass batt insulation on your basement wall and you do not install a vapour barrier on warm side of wall, you will have moisture collecting where ever the warm air hits the dew...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/8/16, 6:30 AM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 78,461
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course

To prevent re-entrainment of radon, the point of discharge from vents of fan-powered soil depressurization and block-wall depressurization systems shall be 10 feet or more from any window, door or...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/23/15, 6:48 AM
Replies: 3,703
Views: 57,895
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: "How to Perform Mold Inspections"

Mold in carpets can cause allergic reactions in some people. Reactions may include fever-type symptoms, sneezing, running nose, irritated eyes and skin rash.
Your homes carpeting is a high risk...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/19/15, 9:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Brick Veneer Support

there is no flashing. Not sure if you can see in picture but for about a 3 or 4 inches of space between upper row of brick, the lower section has been filled in with pieces of brick and mortar. ...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/19/15, 7:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Brick Veneer Support

Need some help finding the exact code reference which would cover using pieces of broken brick and mortar to raise concrete foundation wall up at change of direction for supporting brick veneer wall....
Forum: Inspection Hardware, Software & Publications 9/7/14, 2:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Dragon naturally speaking

Great program and it works well. Some training for specific words or phrases but well worth the time investment. Works great on writing for Blogs also. I have a Wordpress blog and it is a great...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 9/7/14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,740
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Commercial pricing

Thanks Charlie for the great tip on pricing. Pricing in Ontario has taken a big hit in last couple of years. I think it from everyone telling Home Inspectors to get into Commercial Inspections, and...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/3/13, 6:13 AM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 59,305
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: "Advanced Training for Inspecting HVAC Systems for Home Inspectors" online course

In Ontario a new furnace installation requires 636 grade PVC pipe for flue. From my understanding you can use whatever you like for intake. I have seen older furnaces where PVC pipe was used for...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 6/11/13, 7:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,150
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Dampers in Heat Ducts

Thanks for your thoughts. I guess it is like most things, the builder gets to save a little money and the home owner gets screwed. Some things never change :)
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 6/10/13, 9:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,150
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Dampers in Heat Ducts

Recently I have noticed many HVAC installers are not installing dampers at the branch boots anymore. The Ontario Building Code does require a device at boot to control and balance air. The...
Forum: Classified Ads 4/10/13, 5:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Construction Inspector For Syracuse NY Required

Thanks Nick,

Your guidance is appreciated. Time is of the essence on this one :)
Forum: Classified Ads 4/9/13, 8:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Construction Inspector For Syracuse NY Required

I am looking for Qualified Construction Inspector for a 8 to 10 month project in the Syracuse NY area. This requires prior experience with reviewing Specifications, Understanding Performance...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 3/29/12, 1:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,175
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Tarion Warranty & Home Inspections

I am curious if anyone has come across situation where builder would not allow home owner to have a home inspector at his pre-delivery inspection. I had an inspection today where the client had...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 3/5/12, 7:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,413
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: OBC Question

hello Jordan,

I am sure you found your answer but if not. If you have a fire separation ( 2 hour I believe for restaurant over 30 seats ) then your building will be Part 3, If you have a fire...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 10/14/11, 6:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,190
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Name Stealing for Home Inspectors

I am just curious as to why there seems to be so much name stealing going on in our local area. Home Inspectors are using names that are already being used by long time established companies, and in...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 8/24/11, 7:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,065
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Sub-Panel Breaker

Thanks for thoughts. Noted the 100 amp dis-connect as observation that it was over-rated and would not be typically used on 40 amp feed.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 8/22/11, 3:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,065
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Sub-Panel Breaker

Number 8 wire, supplied from 40 amp breaker in main panel.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 8/22/11, 2:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,065
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Sub-Panel Breaker

Came across a sub-panel with 100 amp breaker. The feed is from main panel is 40 amps which is on breaker. The circuits are all protected by breakers.

Would it make any difference that sub-panel...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 10/24/10, 6:37 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 230,140
Posted By Roger A. Frost
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Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 9/23/10, 7:20 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 230,140
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 9/22/10, 7:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,809
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Level One Environment Assessment Sub-Contractor Required

Looking for a Qualified Level One Environmental Assessment Sub-Contractor to supply services for Commercial Building Inspector in Toronto area.

Must be able to supply references and/or sample of...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 6/30/09, 8:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,299
Posted By Roger A. Frost
Re: Energy Audit Service Provider

thanks for your reply. Actually I just submitted a proposal to NRCan to become a service provider and was just wanting some information from someone who had already jumped through all the hoops.
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