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Forum: Texas/TPREIA Home Inspectors 9/21/18, 6:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Forum: Student Discussions 2/8/18, 5:48 PM
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Views: 63,344
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
I chose a photo from the framing collection. ...

I chose a photo from the framing collection. The photo showed the difference between balloon framing and platform framing. Balloon framing is typical for older homes and/or historic homes. ...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/8/18, 5:44 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 63,344
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
The roof coverings were inspected and...

The roof coverings were inspected and photographed. Permit records on file with the governing authority having jurisdiction were posted on site and were also included in the attachments section of...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/16/18, 8:52 PM
Replies: 34,769
Views: 414,469
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Another essay as required: Home inspection can...

Another essay as required: Home inspection can be a high liability profession. The savvy home inspector should take steps to limit his liability exposure. There many steps and risk mitigation...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/16/18, 8:48 PM
Replies: 34,769
Views: 414,469
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
an Essay as required. A used house salesperson...

an Essay as required. A used house salesperson asked the inspector to go easy on the home inspection and report so as not to "kill the deal" so that the used house salesperson could get her...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 1/14/18, 5:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Congratulations Jacksonville

That was incredible.
Forum: HomeGauge 1/2/18, 9:18 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

Russell,

Thanks for the answers I was looking for. That clears it up for me.
Forum: HomeGauge 1/1/18, 2:03 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

Russell,

Thanks again for your efforts to keep us informed and to try to help us hardheaded conspiracy theory type inspectors in understanding the changes with HG. As a long time HG user (15...
Forum: HomeGauge 12/31/17, 3:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,086
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: HomeGauge user FB group

How does one get approved to join this FB group? I have used HG for 15 years so would be interested in the discussions.
Forum: HomeGauge 12/30/17, 4:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

Be careful what you wish for.
Forum: HomeGauge 12/30/17, 3:48 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

All of this speculation and dark conspiracy theory stuff, is just that- speculation- on our part at the moment. So with that said, Russell, can you please answer the following:

Is any/all of the...
Forum: HomeGauge 12/28/17, 5:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

The cynical conspiracy theorist in me sees this at weaponizing our home inspection reports against future homeowners. Even if the unsuspecting homeowner is the second or third owner of the home...
Forum: HomeGauge 12/28/17, 5:08 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

Russell, I do truly appreciate you taking the time to try to answer all of our questions and understand the predicament you find yourself in. Can you clarify the following question:

Does using...
Forum: HomeGauge 12/28/17, 4:37 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

That question raises even more questions. You know, we home inspectors are a skeptical/conspiracy theory bunch. I can see how a company like HG with a huge data base of likely millions of homes...
Forum: HomeGauge 12/28/17, 9:40 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,551
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Homegauge behaving like Porch

That is a good question that Dominic will need to consider. I have used HG for over 15 years and have been very happy with the product and service. I was disappointed to learn that HG sold out,...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 12/17/17, 6:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: InterNACHI defeats bad ASHI home inspection legislation in Ohio.

Great job. But don't think that your work is done on this issue. The language can just as easily reappear in the bill. When dealing with those people (politrickans), you are going to need to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 11/26/17, 8:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/9/17, 1:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Commercial Inspection in Gainesville

forwarded your contact info to client.
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/8/17, 3:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Commercial Inspection in Gainesville

Who covers Gainesville and is comfortable with commercial inspections? I am looking for higher attention to detail and strong report writing skills for a commercial client. Gainesville is out of my...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 11/3/17, 6:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Does InterNACHI's training facilities put InterNACHI's Tax Exempt status at risk?

You must have told her you were a democrat in your application.
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 10/23/17, 8:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,485
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 9/22/17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Get Well Wishes

Sorry to hear this. Greg, wishing you a a full and speedy recovery.
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 8/27/17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: interior baseboard moisture

After checking the water meter for movement, check attic above area for any roof penetrations, (plumbing vents, roof vents, etc.) Also check ceiling of closet for wet or damp conditions.
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 8/14/17, 2:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Inspector Outlet now offers Medium, Large and X-Large shoe covers.

I just received a pair of the CMI shoe covers and used them on this morning's inspection. These are NOT disposable. These shoe covers are really high quality and made to last. Also, good...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 8/12/17, 2:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Steve Taylor, CMI
Re: Florida weakens building codes.

See post 6. Re read it slowly. Pause, and repeat process.
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