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Forum: California Home Inspectors 12/26/18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Good News for California Inspectors

I wonder would this increase pre listing home inspections for sellers \\:D/
Forum: California Home Inspectors 12/16/18, 4:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Good News for California Inspectors

Thanks Ian this looks interesting, and by the way I like how you added it to your website, great job….
Forum: California Home Inspectors 12/12/18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,516
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: What Happened to Frank?

Every end is a new beginning and I wish you all the best in your new chapter in life.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/2/18, 3:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Attic firewall question

Very nice, thanks
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/2/18, 1:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Attic firewall question

I agree in most cases this can be true, but depending on the extent of the missing and or damage to the fire separation I may include further evaluation in the verbiage. The OP did not post any...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/2/18, 8:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Attic firewall question

I understand the misuse of the term “firewall” and the correct terminology should be “dwelling-garage fire separation” as used in the descriptive heading in code. I personally have been (mis)using...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/1/18, 6:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: A reminder about attic safety... it happened. :(

Great reminder, safety first as this can happen very quickly
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/1/18, 6:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Attic firewall question

Hi Eric from Washington
Please update your profile location as this will help to better answer your questions in the future.

Noted the firewall separation has been around since 1927 Uniform...
Forum: Spectora 11/29/18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Would this comment go under Information, Limitations or Observations?

I would say “Observation”
And I would not include as written
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 11/27/18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 149
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 11/27/18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,587
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: How many time do Clients have to be told?

I’m curious, what were the repairs? and what was the outcome?
Forum: Structural Inspections 11/26/18, 9:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Weird stuff under mobile home

I am wondering if this was added for additional support below the laundry room to help reduce washer/dryer bounce, or heavy furniture (water bed or piano). I’ve seen all kinds of additional supports...
Forum: California Home Inspectors 11/25/18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/7/18, 1:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Staples used on wood deck

I have no idea the requirements for decking construction in your area and I’m sure they are different across the country to some extent. I personally have constructed many different types of...
Forum: Interior Inspections 8/7/18, 9:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,865
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: I was shocked to find this

I agree what happened to Frank
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 8/1/18, 4:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 7/10/18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,458
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Join me in welcoming inspector lawyer Joseph Denneler to InterNACHI's Legal Team.

Congratulation and welcome Joe
I am also curious to see what legal team and resources Nick is putting together. When needed a strong defense in our industry is a ++
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 7/8/18, 9:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Hit my head in the attic today... safety reminder, attic safety.

I have a few battle scars on the top of my noggin and a regular ball cap just doesn’t give enough protection, a bump cap is a great idea.
Forum: California Home Inspectors 7/5/18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Looming slowdown in So Cal?

Temecula and Murrieta are my main market areas and for me I have not felt any slowdown, if anything I have increased. If your business has slowed down then maybe you should increase your market area.
Forum: Exterior Inspections 7/4/18, 5:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Stucco Siding Issue

To me it looks like stucco repair (peeling/cracks) with a poor color match.
Forum: California Home Inspectors 6/22/18, 9:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Free Pools and Spas Inspection Checklist for California.

I agree Ian it’s defiantly an odd check list :roll:
Forum: Student Discussions 3/4/18, 2:02 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 9,607
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
I selected the Cork Floor Inspection and thought...

I selected the Cork Floor Inspection and thought it might be interesting to read and learn from. Most of the defects and disadvantages are very consistent with many other floor coverings, except for...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/4/18, 1:18 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 9,607
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
During my inspection of the pool equipment, I...

During my inspection of the pool equipment, I observed what appears to be a loose bonding wire next to the pool pump motor and did not appear to be bonded/connected to the pool pump. Here is the...
Forum: California Home Inspectors 1/23/18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,187
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: CREIA April Conference

Interesting topic and curious to see where it goes
Forum: California Home Inspectors 1/10/18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,146
Posted By Gary D. Rowden
Re: Jan 1st 2018 weather you inspect pools or not!!!

Personally for me, before I give a fee for the inspection I ask the typical questions about the property first like where is the property located, square footage of home, the age, is there a...
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