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Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/25/19, 8:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 03/24/19

Damn, too bad you're on the awards committee.:mrgreen:
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/25/19, 3:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 03/24/19

Damn, I thought this would close too fast.

Close but no cigar, yet!
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/24/19, 5:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/24/19, 9:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 111
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Questions of the week of 03/24/19

Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!

Please Read the Introduction and requirements, changes may have been made.

A member of the Awards Committee will post questions, at a random...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/23/19, 1:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
203K Consultant Education

This Facebook group 203K Pros (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1361802563879615/) is for 203K consultants. If you paid for 203K training and don't feel ready for Prime Time you can get free help...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 3/21/19, 3:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Why should I join the CCPIA?

Probably won't. Its experienced Commercial inspectors and files and experiences are shared. I suggest you join Home Advisor and Yelp as they both would answer your bottom line question. Thumbtack and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/18/19, 6:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: RIP Dick Dale

He is now with the Ghost Riders in the Sky.
Forum: Interior Inspections 3/16/19, 5:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: What type of garage ceiling is this?

Its a formed and poured slab/ ceiling. You install supports, install decking, tie rebar in a certain pattern, place concrete, finish the surface, remove the forms and supports, install roofing, go...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/16/19, 5:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 558
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

Tough call.
I was a licensed contractor and my competition was at times unlicensed lower priced companies but not real companies if you know what I mean. Then there were the guys who were good at...
Forum: Minnesota Home Inspectors 3/3/19, 4:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,090
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: MN Radon Licensing Act meeting announcement...

Calm down kemosabe, yes government overreach. I didn't say not to test because you are correct, radon can cause lung cancer and having survived cancer I am the last person who would say don't test...
Forum: Minnesota Home Inspectors 2/28/19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,090
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: MN Radon Licensing Act meeting announcement...

Sold my CRM's and if I do an inspection with radon I sub it out for $125 and charge $150.00. Way too expensive in time and money to do radon myself. There are lots of people who are certified that...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/22/19, 4:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Geodesic Home Inspection

I built a few of them. Nothing in particular beyond the framed triangles to report. Should go like any other inspection.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/19/19, 5:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 227
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/17/19

My pleasure.

I learn a lot from QOTW. I answer the questions when the other committee members put them out there. After a while a guy can sound like he's pretty smart, even if he isn't. That's how...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/17/19, 3:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 227
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/17/19

Me too!

I just did a 203K which is changing from a sandpoint well to aqua. Since I'm the consultant I did a quick study on wells so I would at least be able to discuss the work. Hence the well...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/17/19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 227
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/17/19

Congratulations Steve!

Claim your books.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/17/19, 7:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 227
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Questions of the week of 02/17/19

Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!




Questions of the week:

Please Read the Introduction and requirements, changes may have been made.

A member of the Award Committee...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/14/19, 9:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Draw Inspection Fee

The fee is whatever you can negotiate. I've seen them offer more or less. I took one away from them which was close to me and I got $200.00 which is what the bank said that Trinity charges but lying...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/12/19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/10/19

I'll have new questions on Sunday.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/12/19, 9:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/10/19

Yeah, I did do quite a bit of Googling for this one. I'll be more careful next time. Thanks for your understanding.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/12/19, 7:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/10/19

I have to cancel this group of questions

I apologize but I found conflicting information from the FAA site as well as language that said the rules can be interpreted.

I apologize for this but...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/11/19, 1:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/10/19

Thanks you guys. I always enjoy challenging the pros.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/11/19, 9:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: Questions of the week of 02/10/19

Question 4 has 2 correct answers based on the 2018 version of the 107. There is a 2016 version all over the internet as well as state rules. This is a tough question and I will defend my source. In...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/10/19, 8:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 2/10/19, 8:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Questions of the week of 02/10/19

Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!




Questions of the week:

Please Read the Introduction and requirements, changes may have been made.

A member of the Award Committee...
Forum: Structural Inspections 2/10/19, 7:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By Paul Lesieur, CMI
Re: so you want to install a french drain INSTEAD of identifying the actual problem h

Hello John,first off I always enjoy your posts. Your skill, humor and concern are much appreciated.

My sister calls and say she has water in the basement. Cracks in the block is where its coming...
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