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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 10/7/07, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Wesley Aksell
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Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 10/7/07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,832
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/4/07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,718
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: How does one edit posts?

I want to edit old posts. There is no edit button on old posts.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/4/07, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,718
Posted By Wesley Aksell
How does one edit posts?

How does one edit past posts? There does not seem to be an edit button.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 6/26/07, 5:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,827
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Today's daily door prize donated by Nick Gromicko.

Whats the year, mint mark, and condition?
Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/26/07, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,570
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Question about chimney flashing

When I inspected this chimney, I did not see any indication that this chimney was ever flashed correctly. No evidence of grooves in the mortar joints where a cap flashing was inset. House was built...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/22/07, 4:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,570
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Question about chimney flashing

Ok, this is what I reported;

Quote:
The chimney appears to be improperly flashed. I have never seen it done like this before. The material they used looks like upside down drip edge. See where...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/21/07, 9:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,570
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Question about chimney flashing

I think in some cases were the surface is smoother, it is acceptable to not have a counter flashing, but to depend on mechanically fastening the flashing and using sealant. But up against coarse...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/21/07, 8:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,570
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Question about chimney flashing

This does not look right to me. Shouldn't there be some sort of counter flashing, maybe a step flashing grouted in to the mortar joints? This flashing flares out at the top and is just filled with...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/19/07, 3:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,357
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Do you report Age of HVAC equipment?

I think it is important for a home inspection report to include the date of manufacture of HVAC equipment and the water heater for a buyer to make an informed decision on purchase. If we get it...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/18/07, 3:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,969
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Carrier age

Wow, that would be old.
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/18/07, 2:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,969
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Carrier age

20th week of 2006
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/10/07, 7:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,727
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Direct From Lochinvar

I thought it would be wise to have something in writing from the company. I also emailed

American
11441

A.O. Smith
11442

State
11443
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/10/07, 4:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,727
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Direct From Lochinvar

I emailed Lochinvar and asked them to send me information on how to decode their serial numbers for the date of manufacture. This is what they sent:
11439
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/8/07, 3:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/8/07, 2:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Cpvc & Pvc

From what I have learned in this thread.
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/8/07, 8:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Cpvc & Pvc

No, I don't need any authority to tell someone that something is unsafe.
I need a reason why it is unsafe.
Now I know the reason is because it cannot withstand the temperature.

I just had a...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/7/07, 1:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Cpvc & Pvc

All other codes that I can think of have something to do with safety or preventing damage.
I cant think of anything that is a code without a reason.
How does legal have anything to do with a home...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/7/07, 9:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Cpvc & Pvc

This bothers me.

I understand and agree with everything said so far.
My problem is, we are not supposed to be doing code inspections.
We are supposed to be inspecting to alert clients of...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/6/07, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Cpvc & Pvc

That makes a lot of sense.
We know it is sanitary because it is allowed for main service pipe.
Ive been using SCH 40 PVC for years as air piping in cabinet shops and we often run 140 psi., so it...
Forum: Interior Inspections 5/6/07, 6:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,001
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Egress Question

Yes the side door is operable. But it is the only access, no other windows or doors are operable.
Forum: Interior Inspections 5/6/07, 2:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,001
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Egress Question

Did an inspection where the garage had been turned into an efficiency.
Garage/house door was blocked off.
Side exterior door was main entrance.
Overhead door was removed and replaced with French...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/6/07, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,580
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Re: Who makes Grand Aire?

Thank you Roy, I should have thought to do that myself. Wasn't thinking. Unfortunately, they don't offer any help.
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/5/07, 7:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,580
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Who makes Grand Aire?

Who makes Grand Aire and how do I determine the manufacture date?
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/5/07, 2:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,155
Posted By Wesley Aksell
Cpvc & Pvc

I understand that CPVC pipe is acceptable for interior plumbing but PVC pipe is not because PVC pipe is not as strong as CVPC.

What about the fittings? I know they make CPVC fittings and have no...
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