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Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/23/19, 8:24 AM
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Re: Questions of the week 03/17/2019

Aww so close this week with all questions except #1 answered.


Here are the answers to the questions.


1. On brick veneer construction a typical 6 mil poly plastic is used for the...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/22/19, 5:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 391
Re: Death Trap

Now that was funny! :D
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/21/19, 8:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 243
Re: Questions of the week 03/17/2019

Still so close but there is time yet if any out there would like to try.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/19/19, 8:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 243
Re: Questions of the week 03/17/2019

Oh we're getting so close! Any others want to jump in for a try?
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/19/19, 3:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 391
Re: Death Trap

Part of testing would include checking the panel(s) to ensure no assigned OCPD. It is always possible the outlet was abandoned and its OCPD used for a new receptacle outlet location. Of course we...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/18/19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 391
Re: Death Trap

Did you test it to determine if it was even active?
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/17/19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 243
Questions of the week 03/17/2019

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 3/13/19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,380
Re: Supra Key

Where are you located? Place your location in your profile for specific answers to your area.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/11/19, 8:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Re: Propane Tank Protocol

Place your location in your profile. Your question may have an answer dependent on your location as well.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/11/19, 4:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 290
Re: Questions of the week 03/10/2019

OK Jeffrey and Dave, Maggie at HQ says said your name, shipping address, phone number, and what you won (a case of "Now that you've had a Home Inspection Books") and they'll get them...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/11/19, 2:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Re: No drip cap flashing on roof

The Tennessee State Fire Marshall has adopted minimum building standards to be used in areas not covered by an AHJ requirement. These can be found here with a timeline of dates they adopted various...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/11/19, 2:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 290
Re: Questions of the week 03/10/2019

Wow Y'all are to good! Jeffrey did have all answers right for the first five questions needed. I think Dave also wins with the extra credit question. Maybe INACHI will do you both right.


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Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/10/19, 8:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 290
Questions of the week 03/10/2019

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 3/2/19, 1:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Re: Thermal imaging for chickens

Whole or as nuggets? With or without BBQ sauce? ;-)
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/1/19, 8:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Re: Thermal imaging for chickens

Now Charlie just make sure you don't choke the chicken while working! ;-)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/27/19, 5:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Re: New built Home Inspection

Unless your State has a specific requirement you do not need to be "code certified" to inspect new home construction as long as you are very familiar with the "codes". Certification by ICC or other...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/27/19, 5:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Re: Don't Buy Home Warranties.

Does your advice include 90 Day Widget Warranties? ;-)
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 2/10/19, 1:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Re: Prelisting Inspections for Home Buying Website?

Agreed but this was part of the plan pitched. In other words it is a "Middle Man" operation that would take a large cut of what you might have charged.
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 2/4/19, 7:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Re: Prelisting Inspections for Home Buying Website?

Unfortunately for them there will be plenty of ignorant Inspectors willing to work for little and assume the liability when the proverbial poop hits the fan. They will be required to use the...
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 2/3/19, 9:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Re: Prelisting Inspections for Home Buying Website?

Once you are able to quote the paid fee per inspection you may receive more responses. Otherwise you would be wasting your time chasing possible participants once they hear the fee might not be what...
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 2/3/19, 5:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Re: Prelisting Inspections for Home Buying Website?

What type of "commission" are you speaking of and how much would it be?


Would the commission be paid at the time of the inspection?


If you are considering offering this is Texas have you...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/3/19, 5:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Re: Conventional Roof bracing

Where is the home located (City, County, State)?


Did the build contract or plans specify the version of any building codes that would be used?


If the home is required to be built to...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/3/19, 1:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Re: Conventional Roof bracing

Closely read my posts again before commenting.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/1/19, 8:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Re: Conventional Roof bracing

Unfortunately anybody can sue anyone else for anything these days. With what you have posted so far I would be curious about several things.


Has the framer called in a licensed Structural...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/31/19, 8:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Re: Conventional Roof bracing

The vertical braces appear to be excessively/improperly spaced at over 4' OC. Unless we know the species of wood for the rafters, the horizontal distance from the top plate of the wall below the...
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