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Forum: Student Discussions 1/3/19, 1:33 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 51,476
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Research & Writing Assignment: I looked at...

Research & Writing Assignment:

I looked at a picture of the required airspace around a chimney. Although insulation is not thought of as being combustible, it is not listed as a non-combustible...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/3/19, 1:29 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 51,476
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Inspection & Writing Assignment: This is a...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

This is a photo of a mobile home that was missing footings, had improperly constructed piers and was not properly anchored. Where wood was used as footings, it...
Forum: Spectora 4/22/18, 7:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: Spectora... Want to know more?

I have. What do I win?
Forum: Spectora 4/20/18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: 10 Reasons NOT TO USE SPECTORA!

I like to spend time with my wife and kids... Why does that mean I shouldn't use Spectora?
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 10/22/17, 8:01 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,585
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: In 2018 InterNACHI will be offering all of N. America free home inspections forev

Wow, that sure changed from what was originally insinuated. Wow, this gets worse by the day!
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 10/22/17, 1:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: Porch did not invent Nick's Free Listing Inspection idea

Well lets see. ISN and NACHI have hella data and Porch has money... Oh yeah, and you are the medium and they can't do it without you. However I have yet to learn of anyone taking a stand... It's so...
Forum: Inspection Support Network (ISN) 9/17/17, 1:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,068
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: ISN sells out?

We'll look at that. Seems you were right.
Forum: Inspection Support Network (ISN) 9/15/17, 10:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,068
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: ISN sells out?

I'm can imagine nxtinspekt will do just that... And alarms, everyone loves selling alarms
Forum: Inspection Support Network (ISN) 9/15/17, 7:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,068
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: ISN sells out?

That's what I was curious about.
Forum: Inspection Support Network (ISN) 9/15/17, 9:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,068
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: ISN sells out?

A software vendor is not opposed to client data being sold. *Noted
Forum: Student Discussions 6/27/17, 4:03 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 49,869
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
I looked at a picture of beam rotation. This is...

I looked at a picture of beam rotation. This is the reason why beams are supposed to consist of multiple plies of lumber rather than be one solid timber. This essay requirement is rediculous in my...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/27/17, 4:03 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 49,869
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
This is a picture of a set of deck steps where a...

This is a picture of a set of deck steps where a guard is missing. Mike talked about missing guards being needed at exterior areas. So here is a picture of one that is not there. Four more to go...
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Forum: Student Discussions 6/20/17, 9:04 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 56,114
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
This photo depicts the effect on the brick from...

This photo depicts the effect on the brick from foundation settlement where fill was added under the footing when the home was constructed. Casement windows were out of square and inoperable at this...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/20/17, 9:03 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 56,114
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
I looked at a picture of soil pressure on...

I looked at a picture of soil pressure on foundation walls. Improperly managed water is a major problem in my area that contributes to failure of many Concrete Masonry Unit foundations. Wet soil is...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 3/7/17, 2:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,427
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 2/27/17, 6:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,035
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: This week's (Feb 21, 2017) Tues Night Auction:Enormous Inspector Biz-Boosting Pac

Ha, you're funny. Probably when every single inspector is a CMI and the value of it has been milked for every last cent it's worth... Which is about now since look at how much they have had to the...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/23/17, 10:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,461
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: my clients used buyback

I don't think you're understanding how this works. I am assuming that 50%+ of the houses that are bought back are due simply to buyers remorse. Why do you think the house wouldn't be bought back? The...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 2/23/17, 9:47 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,461
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: my clients used buyback

So you miss something so heinous that they can't possibly continue to live in the house anymore and have to go through the massive inconvenience of moving again and they use you to do the inspection...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/14/17, 2:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,518
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: Hot PIC of Spectoscope demonstration at InterNACHI House of Horrors.

Anyone have a link to video of one of these in action? I'm thinking it would be difficult to use one of these to look at a chimney of a 2.5 storey century home, but would like to see if I might be...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/18/17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,595
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: "Get a Life"... Robert Young...

What an embarrassment to Canadians you guys all are. We've got maybe 10% of the membership and 50% of the fighting. It's rediculous. Isn't there anything more important going on in our lives other...
Forum: Classified Ads 1/15/17, 1:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: Now Books

Definitely not giving up on the HI business Robert. Just have won the books on two separate occasions and see no value in handing out books that are underhandedly designed to recruit more inspectors...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 1/15/17, 1:11 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,630
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: HIP wishlist

Niiiiice! I guess I may be buying the overpriced Carson Dunlop graphic library after all. I would have never considered purchasing it aside from this awesome feature being implemented.
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 1/15/17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,630
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: HIP wishlist

I would like to be able to tie a jpeg to a comment. For example if I have a canned comment that says something like "Representative windows that were inspected were not properly flashed to the...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 12/8/16, 8:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,635
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: InterNACHI teams up with The BrickKicker home inspection franchise.

I'm not trying to insinuate anything. I think both are great organizations. I'm just confused what is meant by partner? Does brickkicker now have a financial or legal stock or right to internachi?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 11/20/16, 6:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By Wayne K. Thurber
Re: Free Webinar for Home Inspectors: 5 Steps to Get on the 1st Page of Google

Most of the guys getting good ranking from natural selection have paid far more for seo than the ones paying for Adwords. Organic is really no more valid than adwords imo.
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