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Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/5/11, 7:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Illinois approved InterNACHI's FREE online Exterior Inspection course for 6 hours

Thank you very much.

There is a lot of information in those links. :)

One comment after a very brief observation in the Hail Forensics section, is that typically, the Insurance Contract...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/4/11, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Illinois approved InterNACHI's FREE online Exterior Inspection course for 6 hours

I wasn't as much interested in changing careers, but would like to add any Roofing Certification to my arsenal on behalf of my company.

Thanks for the information Brian.

Ed
Forum: Exterior Inspections 6/2/11, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Illinois approved InterNACHI's FREE online Exterior Inspection course for 6 hours

What is the Fee for a Non-Member of Nachi?

Conversely, without me digging through the site, what is the fee to become a Nachi Member?

Ed
Forum: Exterior Inspections 4/7/09, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,038
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Felt is optional

That shingle is the starter course one.

Look at the tar adhesive on the one just to the right of it.

Ed
Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/23/09, 8:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,571
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Please post questions about anything having to do with roofing

I wanted to show an example of what using the wrong style of drip edge metal can do and the problems it can create.

Ed


Well, I guess the new moderation rules do not allow me to post...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/23/09, 7:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,571
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Please post questions about anything having to do with roofing

Building Code in all of the towns that i work in require the felt paper to be there, so it is.

Another question I just thought of, seeing another thread.

What is the difference between an...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/18/09, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,214
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Open ended gutters

Also, hit the Control Key and use your Mouse Scroll Button to Enlarge Or Shrink the entire screen.

I also just found out by accident, that the Shift Key and the Mouse Scroll Button will move you...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/17/09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,571
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Please post questions about anything having to do with roofing

Quote:
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Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/12/09, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,855
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Tile roof

Possibly incorrect.

It depends on the tile manufacturer. Some provide tiles with pre-punched holes on both ends, so that the tiles are reversible and could be used on an opposing side rake edge....
Forum: Exterior Inspections 3/12/09, 12:36 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,571
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Please post questions about anything having to do with roofing

Without seeing underneath the tile row at the eave edge, and overlooking the obvious broken tile, one opossible expalnation for that detail may be that the valley metal is run under the tiles for...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 2/28/09, 1:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,571
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Rake-to-Ridge Flashing??

Lets see if I can get a reply to get posted without waiting 3 days and still not see it appear, due to the new moderation of posts rule.

The sheet metal that should be installed, is typically a...
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 2/20/09, 7:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,768
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: IAQ Testing From 2nd Story Bathtub Leak???

This was from one year ago and has been taken care of.

Thank you for the offer though.

Ed
Forum: Exterior Inspections 2/11/09, 3:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 31,110
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Sealing Exposed Nail Heads

Thanks.

I just submitted my request to Chris to be added back in as a regular un-moderated member.

By the way, on some posts, it has been as short as 2 hours or so and others took 2-3 days...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/8/09, 7:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,725
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Help Wanted. Volunteer message board moderators of non-members wanted.

I have offered my 32 years worth of diversified roofing experiences for free on this forum and many others, because it is in the sharing, that I continue to grow.

I would be so offended if your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/8/09, 5:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,742
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Hot PIC: Kenton shoots ice ball with slingshot at roofing material for hail cours

Although a sling shot can provide the damage to the shingles, I believe a more reliable method of firing the projectile should be used.

The sling shot force is too objective. You would need an...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 8:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,725
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Help Wanted. Volunteer message board moderators of non-members wanted.

The..."Clear To Me, But Possibly Not The Powers That Be" method would be to have moderators on standby, who are regular daily participants and have a history of not being provocative or inflammatory,...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 2/6/09, 2:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 31,110
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Sealing Exposed Nail Heads

I guess I don't get a chance to earn any atta-boys anymore.

Also, unless the rules get revised, I can not see my posts unless a moderator approves them first.

If you remember that old TV show...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,944
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Censorship of members?

Although I am not a Home Inspector, I believe that my posts and considered contributions are worthwhile.

But now, I may as well not get involved in any fervent ongoing discussions, since my posts...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,809
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Non-members can still post on this message board.

Thank you for the consideration.

I also left similar, but extended comments in a couple of other threads.

I do have a lot of experience or advice on how to maintain documentation for moderated...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,685
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Request for moderators

Tongue in cheek, I volunteer and have substantial experience doing so, but, who would moderate my moderations since I can not see my posts until they are now moderated?

Seriously though, I do have...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,725
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Help Wanted. Volunteer message board moderators of non-members wanted.

Tongue in cheek, I volunteer and have substantial experience doing so, but, who would moderate my moderations since I can not see my posts until they are now moderated?

Ed



Now, just so I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,687
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Anyone Wanting to Moderate this Board Should Consider This

This rule will definitely reduce or eliminate many potential good quality posters from desiring to take part in valuable discussions.

Ed

The rest is a copy/paste from the Non-Members can still...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,809
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: Non-members can still post on this message board.

What I don't get about the new rule, is what does it prevent?

If someone were to post Spam or Inflammatory Remarks, then other members would hit the Report Post Icon to report it to the moderators...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 1:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,821
Posted By Ed Fako
Re: New Rule? My Post Won't Be Visible Until A Moderator Approves It?

Thanks for moving this to a more appropriate forum.

What I don't get about the new rule, is what does it prevent?

If someone were to post Spam, then other members would hit the Report Post Icon...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/09, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,821
Posted By Ed Fako
New Rule? My Post Won't Be Visible Until A Moderator Approves It?

Weird...

I never received a message like this before on this forum.

Did they implement a new rule?

See below:
Thank you for posting! Your post will not be visible until a moderator has...
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