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Forum: Plumbing Inspections 11/19/18, 6:31 PM
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Forum: Plumbing Inspections 11/18/18, 10:39 AM
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Forum: Student Discussions 11/15/18, 1:03 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 58,333
Research & Writing Assignment: Thermal...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Thermal imaging is a valuable tool to detect moisture in a home. The camera is a fast and efficient means to determine moisture in various locations. A good Delta T...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/15/18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 58,333
Inspection & Writing Assignment: We...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

We recommend that you clean and maintain the lint buildup from the dryer hood vent on the exterior of the residence. Cleaning is required now and maintenance on a...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/6/18, 1:50 PM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 68,862
Research & Writing Assignment: Attic...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Attic ventilation in a home is a very important feature to minimize energy costs, a reduction in moisture buildup, reduce potential ice dam formation, increased...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/6/18, 1:39 PM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 68,862
Inspection & Writing Assignment: None of...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

None of the awning windows installed in this residence function, as the manufacturer designed. There is either a malfunction in the mechanics of the cranking...
Forum: Student Discussions 10/3/18, 4:29 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 32,682
Research & Writing Assignment: Garage...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Garage inspections- it is quite common to see alterations in garage attics, especially in Florida, where there are no basements and the attics are truss filled...
Forum: Student Discussions 10/3/18, 4:15 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 32,682
Inspection & Writing Assignment: Attached...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Attached is a thermal image of the Cathedral ceiling in the master bedroom. This indicates missing or dislodged insulation, in the ceiling, which will minimize...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 6/28/18, 7:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Re: Rheem Water heater

Thanks, Wayne, I agree, and will phrase it that way, but, I would like to know the age, more for my information. I keep hearing about how the "occasional" water heater reached ___ age, but most only...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 6/28/18, 7:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Rheem Water heater

Good Morning,
i inspected a home which was built in 1972. It has an electric Rheem water heater whose serial number will not register on any of the web sites that I am accustomed to using. The...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 5/22/18, 3:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Re: Checking Heat mode in South Florida

I do a split temp test at the air handler on cool mode. Then switch the thermostat to heat after I check if all vents are delivering cool air. I check the supply plenum with my thermometer to insure...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 5/22/18, 3:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Re: Wind Mitigation Nailing

If you get and use a Zircon MT-6 metal detector you will not ever have another argument over guessing where the nails are. Just read the sale and mark their locations.
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/29/17, 7:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Re: Dock and seawall inspection certification course

I am surprised that InterNachi does not offer a certification course for seawalls and docks. I have been looking for one for a few years.
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/28/17, 9:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,832
Re: The Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI) Welcomes InterNACHI®!

Congratulations, Mike!!! We hope for health for Mom and Children, and rest for both parents!! :)
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/12/17, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Re: Roof-to-wall Camera setup

I use an extendable painters pole with a squeegee on the end to move the insulation out of the way. Then I use my telephoto lense. You need to get the baffle and insulation out of the way to find the...
Forum: Student Discussions 10/29/17, 5:55 PM
Replies: 12,866
Views: 300,507
In 2006 citizens insurance company increase the...

In 2006 citizens insurance company increase the rates, in Florida, by approximately 40% to address the wind effects on homes. Up to 70% of the insurance premium is for wind damage. The predominant...
Forum: Student Discussions 10/29/17, 5:46 PM
Replies: 12,866
Views: 300,507
The chimney crown, was installed to help shed...

The chimney crown, was installed to help shed water from the top of the chimney and minimize penetration of the water to the interior portions of the chimney. This Crown has cracked and requires...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 8/31/17, 1:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Re: interior baseboard moisture

What was the Plenum material?
P trap on condensate line?
Cap on condensate cleanout?
Forum: Interior Inspections 2/8/17, 3:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Re: Crawl space insulated under floor joists

The girder that is resting on the pier seems to be shimmed up with something unusual. The girder is raised from the pier and it appears that the load is being transmitted to the pier through a...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 2/8/17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Re: Experienced, Licensed Home Inspector available- Tampa area

I might make it. thanks for the invite!
Chuck
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 2/2/17, 9:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Re: Experienced, Licensed Home Inspector available- Tampa area

I was inspecting for a company last summer. It is a special kind of hot in these attics. It makes you have a greater respect for good attic ventilation. The heat here keeps your pores open, LOL!
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 2/1/17, 8:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Re: Experienced, Licensed Home Inspector available- Tampa area

Thanks Micheal. Good luck in your endeavors!!
Chuck
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 1/31/17, 3:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Experienced, Licensed Home Inspector available- Tampa area

I relocated from NJ. I know that condemns me in some people's eyes, but, I bring a seasoned and thorough inspection ethic. I will inspect with the best of you. I am happy to join your ranks, even...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 12/29/16, 3:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Re: Rain Gutter to No Where!

They may want to forget a gutter and install a "kick out " flashing
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 12/29/16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Re: Ridge Vent question

According to the manufacturer, the use of grommeted nails and screws are both acceptable. Even for new construction. Some of the largest, new construction, roofing companies in Florida use grommeted...
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