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Forum: General Inspection Discussion 7/2/06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,210
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Hello Everyone!

Hi Roger and welcome aboard. If I can be any help at all let me know.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 6/12/06, 7:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,202
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: The Wendy Wanabee Thred

What Russell said.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/24/06, 11:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,562
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: NACHI Premium Merchandise, run by NACHI member Wendy Forsyth.

Wendy, Good luck with the HI business and with your extra duties with NACHI as well and of course, welcome to NACHI. :)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/24/06, 1:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,770
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: New NACHI Hummer Loan Program!

With gas prices way up and no sign of getting any lower, I got rid of my gas guzzer of a truck and bought a '05 Ford Focus for my inspection vehicle. The back seat folds down nicely so there is no...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/23/06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,095
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Deal Killer

I ran into a mess like Dave's last month. The electric was a complete disaster so instead of continuing to look at everything about it I reported that because of the many safety issues I recommend...
Forum: Inspection Education & Training 2/14/06, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,053
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Looking for help in WI

Hi drnerd..You're in AHIT territory..http://www.ahit.com. It's a pretty good place to learn once you get past the ASHI bs. I believe I read here recently NACHI members get a discount as well but...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 2/6/06, 10:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 57,003
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Estimating roof age

I only estimate age if the client asks and then owner isnt sure and then I overestimate to be safe. Last week at an inspection the owner did state the roof was "only" 10 years old but it had some...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/06, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,874
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: FREE websites to all NACHI members at the convention!

I did the free web site yesterday....the contact page wasn't working but it is today. Thank you Nick!!
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/5/06, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,963
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Advertising

I placed my business card in the local Thrifty Nickel. They had a eight week minimum x25.00 a week. End result, I wish I had my 200.00 back.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/2/06, 9:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Realtor Story - Warm Fuzzy

The real estate profession is like any other, you'll find the good the bad and the ugly. I think the good realtors around here outnumber the bad and the ugly. Did an inspection last week on 52 year...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 2/1/06, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,949
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: NACHI discount from AHIT.

The founder of AHIT, Roy Newcomer is also an ASHI member and the inspection report system by AHIT uses the ASHI SOP so ASHI is heavily promoted but AHIT is still an excellent school for learning and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/1/06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,285
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: IBS book (customized for each member) to hand to clients.

Thank you Nick!! Another reason why NACHI is the place to be for home inspectors.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 1/27/06, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,197
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Help with mold problem?

Heather, you need to get a new doctor and have it confirmed you and your daughter's health problems are caused by exposure to mold, get it documented for your attorney and give a copy to your...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/26/06, 5:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,338
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Electricians Check List

Thank you for the useful info Paul. I do have one question, I noticed GFCI protection for sump pumps wasn't on the checklist, aren't sump pumps required to be plugged into GFCI?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/22/06, 1:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,366
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: My 2 favorite football teams play each other today.

I'm with you on this one David. I think the one that hurt most was the Drive since the gane was all but won but Elway kept coming. I'll have to pull for the Broncos on this one since my neighbor has...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/22/06, 1:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,701
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Cell Phones

The email going around about cell phone numbers going public to telemarketers is a hoax. Go to http://www.ftc.gov for more info
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/19/06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,504
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Doesn't look right part 2

Jeff, the only problem I cited with the AL is the worn insulation. I wish I had a better pic but the visibility and angle were bad. (There was maybe 1.5 feet of access between a shelf and the panels,...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/19/06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,504
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Doesn't look right part 2

Thank you to all for the input. I didnt think there was a problem with the loop but I did report all the other problems as well as a double tap that wasnt very clear in the pic. There was stranded...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/16/06, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,504
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Doesn't look right part 2

Thanks for the info. This house is a duplex but with 2 sets of overheads and two separate meters. Both service panels have their own main shut offs. I had never ran into a setup where where the...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/16/06, 8:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,504
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Doesn't look right part 2

Heres the pic.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/16/06, 7:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,406
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
This doesn't look right

I have never seen a ground attached to a neutral lug with the neutral or 3 attached to the same lug. It just doesn't look right to me. Any comments would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/16/06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,517
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Down Goes Brady!!!!

Go Browns!! In 15 years or so when the rebuilding is finished we will be the dynasty.
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 1/9/06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,304
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Ohio Licensing Questions

John, Jeff is the Ohio State Chapter president. The legislation is a piece of ASHI crap in it's present form and hopefully it won't make it into law. I've been writing my representative a few times a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/9/06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,288
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: NACHI Factoring: Instant cash when you do an inspection.

It's a good idea for those who need it. Personally I never do an inspection without a signed agreement and pmt. up front. If the client can't be there I fax the agreement and collect pmt. via pay pal.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/7/06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,282
Posted By Dustin G. Griffith
Re: Florida move

I thought about relocating to central Florida o be closer to my 2 girls and grandkids but business is booming and I don't really want to start over but that warm winter weather is so tempting. I did...
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