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Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/13/19, 8:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Re: Limiting liability contract language

I don't think that to be a good idea but the InterNACHI agreement has something of a similar concept regarding limiting expectations and liquidated damages

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY AND DAMAGES. We...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/2/19, 4:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Re: License and certification.

Did you read this page yet? How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Arizona - InterNACHI (https://www.nachi.org/arizona.htm)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/2/19, 2:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Re: License and certification.

What state are you in? Kind of a silly question without giving any details...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/23/19, 1:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Re: Aluminum wiring!

I carry a badly burned receptacle in my tool bag. I removed it from the wall behind a master bed where it was hidden and very close to taking out the residence.
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 2/21/19, 8:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Re: MICB releases all-new and improved Certified Master Inspector search tool.

That was fast! Now I just need to become a CMI to take advantage of the fact that there is only one within 80 miles of my area.
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 2/20/19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Re: MICB releases all-new and improved Certified Master Inspector search tool.

In my neck of the woods, it displays one inspector in the market and a bunch of Canadian inspectors. Try searching for 14086 and you will see what I mean. I don't know if there is a means to filter...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/9/19, 8:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Re: A question for the sparkys.

Hmmm... It is a 200A breaker, I don't doubt that part. Even if it was a 30A protecting the 4/0 it wouldn't technically be wrong outside of nuisance tripping. That said, my thought is that the handle...
Forum: Inspection Education & Training 1/30/19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Re: Continuing Ed in NY State

Does the school that you took your licensing training at offer these courses?

There is a thread on here about InterNACHI courses becoming accredited. I read the accreditation and still am very...
Forum: Spectora 1/25/19, 6:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Re: 10 Reasons NOT TO USE SPECTORA!

@Mike Lovelady

Re read post #1 then revisit your post...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/23/19, 1:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Re: Anyone ever heard of Mike Crow?..............

millionaire inspector community - mike crow, home inspector coach - home page (http://mikecrow.com/)

Nachi TV mike crow (https://www.nachi.org/tv/tag/mike-crow/)
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 1/18/19, 8:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Re: Not a home inspection

Were you present for the inspection? Did you see the property prior to closing? I am not defending the inspector but how would you not see some of these items with your own eyes?
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/9/19, 8:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Re: Testing breakers

Do note that occasionally when a breaker trips, the internal mechanism triggers but the handle does not shift. If you gently run your hand down the row of handles you will often knock the tripped...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/9/19, 8:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Re: Neutral on breaker

More than this. Take it and study everything in it. You listed numerous threads today all with pretty basic questions. If you are charging for inspections I would be concerned as to what was...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/9/19, 5:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,398
Re: window height from floor?

height of windows above the floor (https://www.nachi.org/forum/f18/height-windows-floor-5267/)
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/8/19, 7:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,710
Re: Have fun with this!

OOooffff. Did you leave it off?
Forum: Student Discussions 12/27/18, 9:08 PM
Replies: 19,071
Views: 343,947
Research & Writing Assignment: In the phote...

Research & Writing Assignment:

In the phote from the gallery labeld "Panel Cover": https://www.nachi.org/gallery/?level=picture&id=2473 The inspector is wearing proper safety glasses and appears...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/27/18, 9:01 PM
Replies: 19,071
Views: 343,947
Inspection & Writing Assignment: Ladders...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Ladders should be inspected regularly by a compentent person and prior to each use by the user. The attached photo shows a damaged spreader or locking bar and...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 12/18/18, 9:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Re: Double Tapped Breaker clarifiction

It is a type CH. It is rated for two conductors under the plate. See specifications tab here:
CH120 Eaton Cutler-Hammer 1P 20A 120V Breaker (https://www.elliottelectric.com/P/Item/CHD/CH120/)
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 12/14/18, 2:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Re: QuestionsOfWeek December 11

1 - B
2 - B
3 - Static
4 - A Resistor
5 - B

Extra Credit:
Film & TV ?
Forum: Electrical Inspections 12/13/18, 5:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Re: Interesting find!

That is a disaster but I bet it worked for them.

While it does not apply in this situation, here is a good read on parallel conductors:...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/12/18, 4:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,036
Re: InterNACHI is Now Nationally Accredited by the U.S. Department of Education

Does this make your courses acceptable for continuing education in NY?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/6/18, 3:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Re: Inspecting AFCI Breakers and Conductor Ratings

1) It is not showing in your post. Note mine says "Location: Lancaster, NY". Not sure why yours does not.

2a) Sure, reasonable. AFCI devices detect the electrical arc often created when say...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/6/18, 2:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Re: Inspecting AFCI Breakers and Conductor Ratings

Where to start...

1) Please head to the control panel and fill in your profile information so we know where you are from

2) You are not a code inspector... Houses built under one code are not...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/5/18, 1:18 PM
Replies: 18,015
Views: 290,625
Research & Writing Assignment: I chose the...

Research & Writing Assignment:

I chose the gallery image: "Correct Hollow Block Support" for this writing assignment. Hollow blocks used for piers should always be installed so that the hollow...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/5/18, 1:14 PM
Replies: 18,015
Views: 290,625
Inspection & Writing Assignment: In this...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

In this picture, it is visible that the interior foundation wall is out of plumb and is experiencing lateral forces. In the surrounding walls, horizontal cracks...
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