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Forum: General Inspection Discussion 9/5/16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,685
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
HI warranties

I was asked once about a "5 year roof warranty' and I think I got the answer. I told all Realtors at a meeting that every single person who has a five year roof warranty, you can call me up after 4...
Forum: IAC2 Indoor Air Forum 9/5/16, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/19/15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,992
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Pool without a fence

It would be ok if the entire perimeter had a baby fence
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 11/18/15, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: 9 Town Home Inspections

6 Hours! Holy crap, that is fast congrats, It would have taken us about 18 man hours to do that. That is given they were about 1200 square feet each.
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/18/15, 7:39 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

All business's are 100% marketing. How would one think differently? Do an awesome job and if no one knows your there, how would you get business? Simply put, you wouldn't.

But, it all comes...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/5/15, 10:07 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

S.O.A.B I agree with Meeker...Holy crap that hurt to type
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 11/2/15, 1:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

Wow, it must take you guys forever to do a wind mitigation inspection. To check each and every attachment must take a while. Sometimes having to remove some insulation and baffles to see the...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 10/31/15, 12:00 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

Robert, did not say anything here. I can read his website.

So you want to do a four point? What your not getting, is that to do a four point inspection, you have to do a HOME INSPECTION. So now...
Forum: Inspection Support Network (ISN) 10/28/15, 1:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Reports

John,

What if you could put the Radon results in the client information, so that it can map hot areas for you and if you had high radon in that area in the past.

I always thought this map would...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 10/28/15, 1:19 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

Do you guys not understand. INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE NOT GOVERNMENT COMPANIES?

These are private companies that do have rules to follow in the end. What goes into a 4 point? That should be up to...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 10/28/15, 1:06 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

I say BS

He is a cancer to the profession. This was taken from HIS SITE

Question: Should I hire a Contractor instead of a Home Inspector?

Answer: Yes and no, but for different reasons. If...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 10/27/15, 12:21 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

Apparently he has been performing illegal inspections. He says that in a Condominium, we don't check the roof, the structure or the grounds.

I don't know who "we" are, but my company checks those...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 10/26/15, 11:44 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,604
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Home Inspector goes to Tallahassee to discuss Wind Mit Concerns

So what capacity is representing "Home Inspectors'? Is he going there saying he is representing us? If so, under what capacity?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/8/15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Boston Area Inspector Needed

Looking for an Inspector in the Boston General area. The house is going to be waterfront in the $3,000,000 - $4,000,000 range. My client asked me to fly up and do the inspection but I want to be...
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 6/15/15, 10:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,200
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Is mold testing necessary?

We presently do a fair amount of commercial mold testing in our area. The number one reason for commercial mold testing is typically because someone complained of a health issue. They're going...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 6/15/15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,307
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Price of a Home Inspection in Florida

Says the guy who pays 9.3% in state tax....
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 4/19/15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,228
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Hiring inspectors in Tampa Bay

Why is he a bottom feeder? To me, bottom feeding are people who cut corners and perform inferior work, for an extremely low price. Has anyone seen his work? I haven't. So is he wrong?

I am not...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/10/15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,520
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: How are we (inspectors) going to make more money.

People used to laugh at me....last WEEK...just last WEEK...we inspected over a 100,000,000 in property. Why? Because when a big job is needed. Who do you think they call? The one guy show that it...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/9/15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,520
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: How are we (inspectors) going to make more money.

Nick, we don't sell them an annual inspection but we offer to take care of their home during their absence.

Here, many many upper end homes are vacant 6 months a year, hell some even 11 months a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/9/15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,520
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: How are we (inspectors) going to make more money.

Want to raise your income? Stop following others and do something different. Doing the same thing everyone else does makes you a follower and then your nothing but a commodity, just like everyone...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 4/9/15, 6:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,625
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: wind mitgation dilema / question

The form doesn't comply with CODE. I am not there to perform a CODE inspection of the roof. I am there to answer the questions that are presented to me.

If I see water stains on sheathing, I am...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 2/18/15, 5:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Remember you heard it hear first...

Funny, a person I know was just got subpoenaed on this situation, today. So apparently it is "old" but it is still very active.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/16/15, 2:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,011
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: New custom online video ad produced for Duane Frame of Frame Enterprise

You mispronounced the city name...It is Ravenna..Ra sounds like the RU in Russ...Phonetically it is RUVENNA, Ohio...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 2/12/15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Remember you heard it hear first...

I guess when you make enough people mad and do the WRONG thing...it eventually catches up to you. Hope they saved some of that money the took...
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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/15, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Russell J. Hensel
Re: Join me in wishing Florida member Fred Sylvester happy birthday. Member for 5 yea

Happy birthday Fred...if you guys haven't met Fred...he is an awesome contractor, I think about 60ish and will work circles around any 20 year old...My God he must have been a handful as a child...
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