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Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/24/19, 4:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: CO Detectors

Thanks for all your comments guys.

I kind of felt that there were two angles to this; one was that the information provided just wasn't exactly correct and two was that the fella really went out...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/19/19, 3:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Cool CO Detectors

Came across this article this morning where a Home Inspector was consulted. Take a listen or read, I'm curious what your guys' opinions are on him commenting and in regards to the information he...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/9/16, 1:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Electrical pole lights - exposed wires

...I'm anxious to see where this goes... ;)

I haven't consulted the NEC or any sparky friends of mine, but based on what I see in the picture I'd want to know what type of wire that last couple of...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/9/16, 1:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Here is what you don't see

I've got some photos very similar to Randy's, a builder improperly taped the windows and boy what a mess!
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/8/16, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Sub-siding

Greg: There was one area where moisture intrusion had potentially occureed, but I was unable to verify it. The wall appeared to be swollen around a window.

Stephen: I didn't find a brand name on...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/2/16, 1:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Sub-siding

Built in 1970. One of the documents says; "...can be used as a substrate for various air and water resistive barriers including building wraps..." In doesn't specifically say that the material can...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/1/16, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Sub-siding

Thanks for the quick reply Stephen. Based on what I'm reading it appears that it is still meant to be used with a house wrap, but it doesn't come right out and say it. Any thoughts?
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/1/16, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Sub-siding

Howdy all.

I came across some sub-siding today that I'm not familiar with. See the photo...

Here is the situation... I saw some large gaps in the siding seams, so I took a look to see if I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 7/18/16, 9:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Scammers out there

He must have found the Nachi site and started searching for inspectors; he hit me up too. ...I think I'm gonna play with him a little... you guys that have gotten a request from him; where are you...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 5/28/16, 1:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Conflict of Interest

You are obligated to report what you see in regard to the SOP that governs your jurisdiction. You could informally report other things, but if you do an inspection that is governed by a standard you...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 5/26/16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Very Important Question relating to Income

In my personal opinion your marketing strategy sounds solid, but I would focus intensely on the Realtors to start. You're going to need some inspections to gain experience and because most of your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 5/25/16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Very Important Question relating to Income

Kudos to you Bob and that is a good way to put it. It certainly makes for a more difficult start-up process with some of the shysters REA's out there and the need to rely on REA referrals pretty...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 5/25/16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Very Important Question relating to Income

I agree with Bob on this, straight up home inspections I've ran a pace to generate over $150k in revenue, if you add some ancillary services and if you get crafty with how you perform some of those...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/24/16, 1:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

I don't see no [1] or [2] or anything no matter what I do. LOL. ...I better get a bigger screwdriver and open this thing up...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/23/16, 7:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

Being able to edit the list content would be pretty cool because I usually forget to edit the template on the desktop version later and I end up typing it in again.

Dominic this method you...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/23/16, 10:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

I shot Dominic a PM, we'll see if he hooks me up. I've done some Beta testing in the past, I love to try to make things break. :)
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/23/16, 4:44 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

Uploading inspections from the desktop to the cloud so that they can be downloaded on a mobile device. It would be nice to be able to pre-load client data, or to have an office assistant pre-load...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/23/16, 4:33 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

You can actually get "Beta" versions in to the app stores?

I'll play beta tester...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/23/16, 2:30 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

Thank you for the reply Bob, but I'm not seeing it. Just to be clear I'm talking about the Advanced Color Options, I'd like to list non-critical items in my summary but assign an alternate color as...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/23/16, 12:03 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

Yep I know that the setup is in the desktop version, but how do you select a color for use while in the mobile app?
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 5/22/16, 11:44 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,707
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: HIP wishlist

I haven't been able to figure out how to utilize this in the HIP Mobil App, I watched your video and you mentioned that the mobile app would reference a number, but I haven't found that. Can you...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 5/22/16, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Using the Board

Hey Nick,

Even if they do you still see them if you use the "New Posts" link. As far as I can tell there isn't a way to log in to the board or to filter the "New Posts" results and just view the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 5/22/16, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Re: Using the Board

Umm..not sure either of these get me there. I don't want to have to subscribe to a thread I want to see new posts and threads within a forum.

What I'm after is something like the "New Posts"...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 5/22/16, 9:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Using the Board

I've been trying to figure out how to view new posts only in the forums I'm subscribed to - can anyone help me out? I want to be able to quickly review new posts/threads in specific categories, then...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 5/12/16, 1:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By Barry Hutchins
Anti-Siphon / Anti-Backflow

Dis-regard - I don't see how to delete a post... :)
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