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Forum: Student Discussions 1/4/19, 8:39 PM
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Research & Writing Assignment: My essay is...

Research & Writing Assignment:

My essay is on backdrafting of gas appliances. This can occur when low air pressure is created by mechanical exhausts used to expel indoor air to the exterior. One...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/4/19, 8:11 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Inspection & Writing Assignment: This image...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

This image shows a thermal exception consistent with water intrusion behind a stucco wall finish. This technology allowed us to determine the location of the...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 6:49 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: This essay...

Research & Writing Assignment:

This essay is based on the "Short Sale" article I read. I've learned that a short sale is different from a foreclosure in that the foreclosure is forced upon the...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 3:47 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector was negligent by not having E&O insurance (and therefore a valid TREC license) and was not a licensed plumber to perform the hydro-static test....
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 3:36 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: TREC does...

Research & Writing Assignment:

TREC does not have specific language for best practice on obtaining client's permission for 3rd party referrals. Therefore, informing the client during the phone...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 3:25 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: An inspector...

Research & Writing Assignment:

An inspector can ensure independence by not paying for referrals directly to the agents, or to be on a preferred referral list. The independence can also be ensured...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 2:36 PM
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Research & Writing Assignment: 1- The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1- The inspector does not have the authority to allow other persons inside a seller's home.
2- Areas where inspectors can increase cooperation with others in the...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 2:34 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector was negligent in performing an inspection without proper insurance coverage (in essence he performed an inspection without a valid license as E&O...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 2:30 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector failed to report evidence of repairs to the roof. However, the inspector clearly report where he inspected the roof from. It is possible the repairs...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 2:25 PM
Replies: 4,023
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Research & Writing Assignment: Although...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Although conditions can chance as soon as an inspection is completed, multiple deficiencies where found during the second inspection which could have been present...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 2:12 PM
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Research & Writing Assignment: 1- Best...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1- Best practices for Professional Inspectors is to provide direct supervision of the apprentice by being present on all inspections and reviewing their reports or...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 2:03 PM
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Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: One way to...

Research & Writing Assignment:

One way to endure our reports are accurate and complete is to first re-read the report carefully. Then because we use the team approach, we can have the other...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/2/19, 1:59 PM
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Research & Writing Assignment: The...

Research & Writing Assignment:

The inspector failed to mark deficient the Grading and Drainage section of the report due to the negative grading and downspout issues.
Forum: Student Discussions 12/3/18, 6:52 PM
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Views: 11,060
Research & Writing Assignment: 1- An...

Research & Writing Assignment:

1- An inspector is not qualified to inspect an item he or she does not have the proper training and credentials of such systems.
2- Examples of common elements of...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/3/18, 5:49 PM
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Research & Writing Assignment: Our company...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Our company standards require taking the foundation level with an altimeter and include this data in the report. We also perform infrared thermal imaging scans of...
Forum: Texas/TPREIA Home Inspectors 5/18/18, 9:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Re: New inspector lookin to get started

I just saw this. RedFish Inspections is also there :-)
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/6/18, 9:29 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 10,917
Re: Letter to all inspectors from Porch.com's CEO.

Your market must be very different than mine. The 4 largest companies (10+ inspectors) that I personally know in my market charge on average close to $600 and we live in slab heaven, while the...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 11/15/17, 9:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,389
Re: Upgrade for Flir E-6

Lol. You just said it. They sell the upgraded imagers on eBay. When you hack them, you are steeling from them...
Forum: Student Discussions 10/25/17, 9:34 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 47,629
Jai choisie de lire larticle sur lamiante. Ce que...

Jai choisie de lire larticle sur lamiante. Ce que jai appris est que linstallation de matriaux contenant de lamiante tait populaire dans entre 1930-1950.
Malheureusement, ce matriau est nuisible la...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 10/19/17, 3:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Re: Check temp split with thermal?

Never said it was. Just mentioned that the schools teach something inaccurate :-)
Forum: Student Discussions 10/19/17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 47,629
Part of the mold inspection consists of a visual...

Part of the mold inspection consists of a visual inspection of the property, inside and out. This roof had damaged shingles with improper repairs. This could lead to water intrusion resulting in...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 10/18/17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Re: Check temp split with thermal?

It's no different than using a laser thermometer. Although not accurate, schools teach this method.
Forum: Inspection Support Network (ISN) 10/5/17, 7:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,232
Re: Important update about Porch.com's purchase of Inspection Support Network (ISN).

Same package, different presentation...
Porch had already agreed with ISN to pay the inspector's month of ISN should the inspector receive a valid complaint.
Forum: Student Discussions 10/4/17, 8:00 PM
Replies: 32,326
Views: 376,534
A client getting a VA loan for the purchase of...

A client getting a VA loan for the purchase of his future home hired us to perform the inspection. He also happened to be very handy and planned on performing all the remodeling. After reviewing the...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 6/15/17, 8:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,360
Re: Smart Leveler offers an InterNACHI discount code.

I couldn't agree more with Chuck. I bought two as backups (we use ziplevels). I got rid them a couple months after I got them due to the archaic method of zeroing the reader (with a screwdriver), one...
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