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Forum: Student Discussions 3/31/18, 3:24 PM
Replies: 16,059
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Posted By Jeff Miller
I chose to read an article on Defensible Space,...

I chose to read an article on Defensible Space, and learned that as of 2006, California state law mandates a minimum of 100 feet of defensible space for houses in rural areas. Areas that are prone to...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/31/18, 3:05 PM
Replies: 16,059
Views: 305,413
Posted By Jeff Miller
Square D 200 amp electrical panel. Could not open...

Square D 200 amp electrical panel. Could not open the panel all the way to remove the dead front cover, due to the attachment of grounding wire for the satellite tv system. (Green wire in picture)...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/28/18, 5:08 PM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 51,536
Posted By Jeff Miller
I chose to read an article on deck receptacles...

I chose to read an article on deck receptacles and learned that the NEC has two codes regarding outdoor receptacles. Decks that do not have at least one inside of a deck that is less than 20 Sq. ft....
Forum: Student Discussions 3/28/18, 4:53 PM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 51,536
Posted By Jeff Miller
This is the side railing on the front porch. The...

This is the side railing on the front porch. The infill will not allow a four inch sphere to pass through, and has no ladder type steps for climbing. Other than the need for painting, no other issues...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 3/24/18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 225,534
Posted By Jeff Miller
Forum: Student Discussions 4/13/17, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21,287
Views: 363,204
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: "25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know" course

For my research article I read Condinsation in double-pained window.

Condinsation in double-paned windows indicates that the glazing assembly has failed. If allowed to continue, window...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/13/17, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21,287
Views: 363,204
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: "25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know" course

One or more HVAC air return vents were dirty, and/or missing filters. Filters should be replaced, or installed to keep the air in the home fresh, and the HVAC unit running efficiently. Filters...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/9/17, 7:57 PM
Replies: 21,287
Views: 363,204
Posted By Jeff Miller
Forum: Student Discussions 4/9/17, 4:56 PM
Replies: 31,719
Views: 435,115
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: "Introduction to the Standards of Practice" course

For this essay, I chose to read about ceiling fan inspections. I learned that indoor fans are not designed for outdoor use. They will wear out quickly. Fans that are rated "Damp" are safe for humid...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/9/17, 4:38 PM
Replies: 31,719
Views: 435,115
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: "Introduction to the Standards of Practice" course

Rain gutter downspout located at the outside corner of the front porch is not secured to anything at the bottom. There are leaks from two joints that are separated. This needs to be repaired, or...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/30/17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30,451
Views: 345,425
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: Home Inspector Code of Ethics Course

Since I live in a rural area with a lot of farm land, I chose to read about barn inspections. I learned that the inspector should consider what the barn is being used for. The new buyers may not use...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/30/17, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30,451
Views: 345,425
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: Home Inspector Code of Ethics Course

My hypothetical conflict of interest or violation of the Code of Ethics essay.

I was contacted by a friend, who is also a real estate agent, that needed a inspection report and repairs done on a...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/30/17, 5:53 PM
Replies: 30,451
Views: 345,425
Posted By Jeff Miller
Re: Home Inspector Code of Ethics Course

Just starting this course. Looking foward to learning new things.
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