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Forum: Student Discussions 8/20/18, 8:21 AM
Replies: 23,815
Views: 430,821
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Research & Writing Assignment: The image of...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The image of the downspout water in the gallery gives a detailed visual of how it can lead to water intrusion into a basement foundation wall. This is a common...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/18/18, 7:11 PM
Replies: 23,815
Views: 430,821
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Inspection & Writing Assignment: This a...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

This a photo of water damaged roof sheathing from the attic. This was a result of improperly installed step flashing at the roof. Run off water from the roof was...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/2/18, 6:05 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 59,799
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Moisture intrusion at a foundation can happen...

Moisture intrusion at a foundation can happen through multiple ways. Moisture intrusion can be a simple fixed but if ignored long enough it can result in serious structural damage. Moisture...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/2/18, 6:01 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 59,799
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Attached is a photo of a cracked tera-cotta flue...

Attached is a photo of a cracked tera-cotta flue pipe. The Furnace and water flue pipe vent into this flue. This is a Safety Hazard. The flue gases can leak into the the house from the damaged...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/5/18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Possible ghosting/ 1 year old house

Every room had what appeared to be ghosting were they had applied drywall mud at the seams and screws. When the light shines it looks like it bubbles out but it was completely smooth. What is the...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/7/17, 1:18 PM
Replies: 2,954
Views: 34,760
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Looking through the foundation/ moisture images I...

Looking through the foundation/ moisture images I see many detailed graphics that can help explain to a client the importance of proper water management. Improperly terminated downspouts is a common...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/7/17, 1:12 PM
Replies: 2,954
Views: 34,760
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Attached is a picture of splitting/ cracking...

Attached is a picture of splitting/ cracking window caulking. This is a common maintenance issue I find a lot doing home inspections. This can result in heat/ energy loss. Simply re-caulking the...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/6/17, 9:29 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 72,375
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
I recently purchased an infrared camera to...

I recently purchased an infrared camera to include as one of the services I offer . After reading the article, 10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home, it made me look closer at my own home....
Forum: Student Discussions 9/5/17, 9:32 PM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 72,375
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
This is an attic access door that is not properly...

This is an attic access door that is not properly insulated. The photo shows heat escaping through the access door. This can result excessive heat/ energy loss and costly energy bills. Properly...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 2/7/17, 6:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,562
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 1/23/17, 6:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,456
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 1/16/17, 5:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,378
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Re: January 17 online auction: Amazing inspection business-boosting CMI Total Package

Thirty three doll hairs..... or $33 which ever is worth more
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 1/16/17, 5:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,378
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/16/17, 8:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Continuing education for Realtors

I'm in Pennsylvania, and Internachi's free CE for realtors does not cover PA. Is there a way i can host or sponsor a continuing education class to get some credibility to some realtors. I figure it...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/10/17, 1:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Radon testing. Charcoal Canisters or CM?

I currently offer charcoal canaster radon testing. The issue is I have to wait an extra day to get the results and I do not get the results until after 4 PM. Its not that big of a deal, except the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 11/30/16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Septic Dye Testing Question

Going to start offering septic dye testing. For those inspectors that do offer this service, what is the best way of determining the amount of water that is being introduced into the septic system....
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 11/3/16, 8:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Water/ well flow meter.

Hey, Looking to start offering well flow testing. Looking to find a decent quality well flow meter and also a water flow meter that hooks up to a sink faucet. If anyone has any suggestions/...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/28/16, 6:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Mold Testing/ indoor air quality testing price?

Just wondering how everyone is pricing mold inspections, mold tests and indoor air quality testing.

I am just looking to see my pricing is where it needs to be.


Thanks
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 8/19/16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Re: Septic dye test report.

Thanks Mark, I do understand the liability of the dye testing. However dye testing seems to be the assumed standard testing for real estate in PA. The only reason I am considering it is not many...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 8/18/16, 6:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Septic dye test report.

To anyone who does offer/ do septic dye testing. Is there anyone that can share a couple sample reports? And also is there any special report template for septic dye tests? Thank you.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 8/15/16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Gas line connection.

At a home inspection I came across this old gas line connection for a gas dryer. Can anyone enlighten me on what type of connection this is called. And also if there is any known issues with it....
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 7/10/16, 6:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,804
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Re: Another Inspectorseek Scam

The best ones are the ones were they tell you they are hearing impaired and can only talk via text message. And they type in broken English!!!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 6/5/16, 5:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Slow Business

Hey everyone,
For the last 4 months business was doing pretty well and steady until the last 2 weeks barley any calls have been coming in. Not even many price shoppers. I'm assuming/ hoping its...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/30/16, 4:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Water/ Gas valve identifying tags?

I was thinking about getting custom tags to identify water and gas valves with my company info on them. Does anyone else do this and if so where can I order some? And also would this be a liability?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/29/16, 8:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Joshua W. Lindner
Burnt roof trusses/ framing.

Inspection an older home, the attic was partially finished but areas of the attic exposed the underlying Burnt wood framing. It was evident there was a reasonably sized fire in the attic but there...
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