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Forum: Student Discussions 1/8/19, 1:19 PM
Replies: 216
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Research & Writing Assignment: I learned...

Research & Writing Assignment:

I learned that a recreational pilot must be at least 17 years olf and read, write and speak the english language. A recreational pilot must pass the rknowledge...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 3:17 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: Open ground,...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Open ground, three-pronged electric receptacles were found in the home. This can be a safety hazard due to the risk of shock and damage to equipment that requires a...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 3:17 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: Inspector...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Inspector used an incorrect inspection form. The first inspector failed to report roof covering material deficiencies and evidence of previous shingle repairs. ...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 3:16 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: 1 - Have the...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1 - Have the Apprentice Inspector stay at my side with me during an inspection to learn the process. Once the inspector reached Real Estate Inspector status, if I...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 3:16 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector failed to report the Grading & Drainage as deficient due to an improperly sloped rain gutter and improperly sloped grade around the home.
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 3:14 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Inspection & Writing Assignment: The...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

The asphalt shingle roof covering materials appeared to be performing the intended function of protecting the underlying home structure at the time of the...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 2:59 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector should not have have stated he conducted the hydro static test because he is not a licensed plumber. He should maintain insuracne to maintain his...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 2:54 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: One way is...

Research & Writing Assignment:

One way is to use an inspection agreement or contact prior to conducting the inspection. The above language may be suitable .
Forum: Student Discussions 9/9/18, 2:50 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: Do not let...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Do not let Realtors or other people influence your work when conducting a home inspection. Remain partial and objective. It is not worth it to succumb to...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 4:25 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: 1 -...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1 - Inspectors may not have permission to allow others into the home.

2 - Inspector should conduct business fairly and with integrity.
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 4:23 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector was negligent and did not have a current professional liability insurance policy. The inspector did not report on the lack of arc fault circuit...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 4:20 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector used an incorrect report form. The inspector failed to provide TREC with information of the business name withing 30 days of the change. The...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 4:14 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: To protect...

Research & Writing Assignment:

To protect the clients interest and not disclose finding to any other party without permission from the client. Provide accurate and truthful information to the...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 3:51 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: 1 - I review...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1 - I review inspection report a minimum of two times for accuracy before I email the report to the client.

2 - I do not have any other person proof read my...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 3:40 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: 1- When the...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1- When the inspector has no training or lacks expertise to inspect a certain component. For example, I do not feel comfortable inspecting swimming pools.

2 -...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/18, 3:37 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 12,238
Research & Writing Assignment: I try to...

Research & Writing Assignment:

I try to stay within the Texas Standards of Practice for inspecting components. Upon special request from the client, I may assist them with a higher level of...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/12/18, 5:19 PM
Replies: 5,695
Views: 80,224
I learned that a water heater Type B vent should...

I learned that a water heater Type B vent should extend above the roof with a minimum of 5 feet of height above a flue collar. The vent must terminate a minimum of 2 feet higher than any part of a...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/12/18, 5:16 PM
Replies: 5,695
Views: 80,224
The Temperature and Pressure Relief valve for the...

The Temperature and Pressure Relief valve for the Rheem water heater was not properly plumbed. Current standards recommended that the Temperature and Pressure Relief valve be plumbed to the exterior...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/5/18, 5:35 PM
Replies: 14,626
Views: 246,898
The cement board siding material on the exterior...

The cement board siding material on the exterior of the home should be sealed at the butt joints to help prevent moisture penetration from weather events such as wind driven rain. The application of...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/5/18, 5:32 PM
Replies: 14,626
Views: 246,898
The back exterior wood deck area was observed to...

The back exterior wood deck area was observed to be installed at grade. Deterioration/decay/rot was visible in many areas of the wood deck structure. The back patio roof covering material was...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/11/17, 4:21 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 60,282
The overhead electrical service drop clearance...

The overhead electrical service drop clearance over swimming pools is a minimum of twenty two feet and six inches high. The service drop clearance should also be a minimum of ten feet away...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/11/17, 4:13 PM
Replies: 2,951
Views: 60,282
A swimming pool was installed in the backyard of...

A swimming pool was installed in the backyard of the home. The swimming pool was not included as part of this home inspection. It is recommended that a qualified company conduct an inspection of...
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