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Forum: Roofing Inspections 9/18/18, 9:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,831
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: My Review of the AR Drone for roof inspections

I like the model you are asking about but what's the problem/issues with the Phantom 4 as far as size and weight? You carry tools and ladders.
Forum: Roofing Inspections 9/18/18, 9:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,831
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: My Review of the AR Drone for roof inspections

Drones are a great tool. Especially when inspecting the chimney crown on a steep pitched 3 story roof
Forum: Roofing Inspections 4/17/18, 2:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,831
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: My Review of the AR Drone for roof inspections

Love my drone. Definitely pays to invest in a higher quality drone. I have a DJI Phantom 4. Unbelievable pics and videos. IMO way better than any camera on a pole device. You can take clear pictures...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 1/29/18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,777
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: We applied to FAA for a Section 333 exemption for InterNACHI members to use drone

Yes I just read that. Taking test next week. :roll: Thanks!
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 1/23/18, 4:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,777
Posted By Peter Barbato
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/23/18, 3:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,082
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: Drone's for roof inspections

Doug I am interested in the study material. How can I contact you? Your profile has no contact info. Thanks
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 11/11/17, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: Client wants most observations corrected, seller refuses

Thank you John ...exactly what I was looking for! Saw your response a little too late so I sent my client the following response:


My report is based on my observations found according to the NJ...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 11/6/17, 5:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: Client wants most observations corrected, seller refuses

Yes Ian thanks. I definitely understand. I just wanted to respond to my client in an understanding manner. Thought maybe someone had a generic letter drawn up. I still feel the need to respond to my...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 11/6/17, 4:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Peter Barbato
Client wants most observations corrected, seller refuses

A client (buyer) has asked me to respond to him regarding the seller and attorney response to my deficiencies found after an inspection. The buyer is basically asking for most items to be resolved....
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 10/28/17, 4:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: Age of a National US Radiator Boiler

Anyone have any input? Thanks
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 10/26/17, 9:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Peter Barbato
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 10/26/17, 7:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Peter Barbato
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 10/26/17, 7:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Peter Barbato
Age of a National US Radiator Boiler

Any help will be greatly appreciated:
National US Radiator Model 5-11B. Could not find the serial number.
Thanks!
Forum: Student Discussions 10/4/17, 7:33 PM
Replies: 16,451
Views: 327,059
Posted By Peter Barbato
Attic Pull Down Ladders. This article goes on to...

Attic Pull Down Ladders. This article goes on to describe the importance of correctly installing attic pull-down ladders. Cut truss chords, improper nails and insufficient amount of nails and loose...
Forum: Student Discussions 10/4/17, 7:29 PM
Replies: 16,451
Views: 327,059
Posted By Peter Barbato
This picture shows a few of the attic truss...

This picture shows a few of the attic truss members that were cut in order to install a furnace. Cut trusses compromise the structural integrity of the roofing system. A qualified person such as a...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/6/17, 6:34 PM
Replies: 14,559
Views: 245,529
Posted By Peter Barbato
The article I chose is titles Aluminum Siding...

The article I chose is titles Aluminum Siding Inspection. Some of the advantages of this siding include its durability, long lasting when properly maintained, does not rust, is fireproof, is...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/6/17, 6:25 PM
Replies: 14,559
Views: 245,529
Posted By Peter Barbato
The attached picture shows the gutter falling...

The attached picture shows the gutter falling apart from the fascia in this home. In addition to the possibility of the gutter falling and hurting someone, seepage of water behind the gutter can lead...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/1/17, 3:24 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 74,458
Posted By Peter Barbato
Re: Home Inspector Listings

An Expert Inspection LLC
732-366-3499
anexpertinspection@gmail.com
http://www.anexpertinspection.com (http://www.anexpertinspection.com/)
Peter Barbato
New York License #16000072067
New Jersey...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/20/17, 3:35 PM
Replies: 18,635
Views: 286,230
Posted By Peter Barbato
The article I chose is titled Pressure Assisted...

The article I chose is titled Pressure Assisted Toilets. These toilets are an option to standard gravity type toilets. These toilets when flushed use compressed air, pushing the water into the bowl...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/20/17, 3:26 PM
Replies: 18,635
Views: 286,230
Posted By Peter Barbato
This picture shows the fixture in a bathroom on a...

This picture shows the fixture in a bathroom on a recent inspection. The fixture is leaking a lot of water from the seat. Notice the screw cover is also off and does not stay on properly. The faucet...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/19/17, 6:05 PM
Replies: 16,277
Views: 325,997
Posted By Peter Barbato
Inspecting the HVAC System for Duct Leaks and...

Inspecting the HVAC System for Duct Leaks and Energy Loss. This article goes on to describe the various components of the heating and air conditioning duct work and where possible air leakage is most...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/19/17, 6:01 PM
Replies: 16,277
Views: 325,997
Posted By Peter Barbato
Attached is a picture from a recent inspection of...

Attached is a picture from a recent inspection of a steam boiler. Notice the extreme corrosion and rust on the internal components. There is also a small leak at the low water cutoff that is rusting...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/4/17, 3:05 PM
Replies: 17,222
Views: 280,629
Posted By Peter Barbato
The article I chose was Roof and Drainage System...

The article I chose was Roof and Drainage System Maintenance and Replacement. There are many reasons to repair of replace roof shingles including age, roof slope, general deterioration, cosmetic...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/4/17, 2:58 PM
Replies: 17,222
Views: 280,629
Posted By Peter Barbato
This picture is of an attic truss that is...

This picture is of an attic truss that is split.In this home, several were found in this attic space. This is a concern and should be addressed. A licensed contractor or roofing expert should either...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/1/17, 1:16 PM
Replies: 18,203
Views: 331,740
Posted By Peter Barbato
The article I chose from the library was Ant...

The article I chose from the library was Ant Inspection. The article goes on to inform us that not only are termites a force when it comes to home damage, but ants as well. Carpenter ants can destroy...
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