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Forum: General Inspection Discussion 12/4/15, 10:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Need help

Look into filing a police report for theft of services and contact the debtor and warn them that you will do that in 10 days if payment is not made.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 10/4/15, 9:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Hope everyone is safe In SC

Thanks Wayne, it is real bad in many areas, some are saying its a 1000 year flood and others 500 year.

Two interstates closed in Columbia
...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 9/2/15, 6:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: oversized hvac survial tips

Can you post a picture of the condensate drain pipe setup on your unit?
Do you have a heat pump or gas heat on this system?

You might have a condensate drain setup that leaves lots of water...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 3/7/15, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Polybutylene pipe

It would be unlikely to have PB in a 2009 house but possible since you can still buy PB2110 pipe in the US.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/20/15, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,772
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: AC Current Switch

These can be used to turn on an inline dryer duct booster fan when the dryer is running or force a bathroom fan to be on whenever the bathroom light is on.
(The dryer load will need to be unbalanced...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/20/15, 7:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Afci/gfci

These DFCI's are intended for kitchens that need both per the 2014 code.
http://www.geindustrial.com/products/circuit-breakers/dual-function-circuit-interrupter-dfci
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/20/15, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Afci/gfci

That is a GE combo AFCI and it does not have any GFCI features.
http://www.geindustrial.com/products/circuit-breakers/arc-fault-circuit-interrupter-afci

A combo AFCI detects series and parallel...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/15/15, 4:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: 2006 ASHI sop in SC

They sent out the wrong link and now the 2014 SOP is the correct one.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/15/15, 3:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bruce A. King
2006 ASHI sop in SC

SC recently adopted the 2006 version of the ASHI sop.
UPDATE: They just changed it to the 2014 version today, 2-18-14.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/23/15, 4:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: NACA inspection Process

what is napa, not even a naca one
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/23/15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: NACA inspection Process

From what I hear, they charge a lot and give you about half.
They also don't want to know of problems and if you miss any they will want you to pay after the house goes into foreclosure and most...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 1/23/15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,245
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Water Heater cannot maintain temp

I just checked a 180k GAS Rinnai with one shower running and then two running.
I let it run awhile to clear the pipes and there was no real change at all, both stayed hot.
Also had the 2nd one...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 1/22/15, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,245
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Water Heater cannot maintain temp

If different shower heads don't solve it, look at having the pressure reduced going into the unit. It needs a certain amount of flow to operate the heater for safety but too much flow will prevent...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/26/14, 8:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By Bruce A. King
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/26/14, 5:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: vinyl siding lower edge to masonry

thanks but I need something more detailed about the bottom edge of vinyl siding where it butts into something at the top of the slab. The stone was installed just over the slab stem wall. Even when...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/25/14, 1:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By Bruce A. King
vinyl siding lower edge to masonry

We have a builder that now uses some manufactured stone around the slab stem wall with a "cap stone" on top. The vinyl siding comes down right on top of this cap stone with no J-channel and no...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 8/1/14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,055
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Drones

Anyone have any drone pictures that show close up roof details?
Are they too large to post on here?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 6/5/14, 7:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,024
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: The next big project I'm working on at InterNACHI...

Nick,
Can you also check with NC to see how much an unlicensed helper is allowed to do?
My guess is that its not allowed unless they are licensed.
Here is the contact page...
Forum: Classified Ads 4/17/14, 6:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,843
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Keenwin LED flashlights

I just found out Keenwin has stopped making these lights and is not responding to the NY distributor's warranty needs. This is the distributor that handles the warranty for the lights I have sold. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/4/14, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,376
Posted By Bruce A. King
Being watched

I hate it when they want to know when you will be finished with the crawlspace....
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/22/14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: What is the residential and commercial inspection market like? Good time to get i

Do you want to do general inspections on commercial properties or bring a team of contractors and produce a very technical report?
There is a huge price difference, required knowledge difference and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/22/14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Missing jet

Normally yes, but nowadays the jet can be a future valuable weapon and flown by anyone with minimal training. The new terrorism methods will not include anyone taking credit because that results in...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/22/14, 9:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Missing jet

I don't think this current debris search near Australia is going to pan out.
That item that is 73 x 40 is too big.
All current info points to a hijacking, either by a pilot or someone else that was...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 3/22/14, 9:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,628
Posted By Bruce A. King
Re: Water Heater Blankets

Depends on how much of it I can see and how old I think it is.
If the blanket is loose and its a crappy vacant house I will tear it off for safety reasons so I can see the whole unit.
The media is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/22/14, 9:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By Bruce A. King
Missing jet

I sure wish they would figure this out soon.
If anyone is following this circus and has any questions let me know.
I have 20 yrs experience working on full flight simulators (not the $8k one the...
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