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Forum: Student Discussions 11/14/17, 6:51 PM
Replies: 241
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Advantages of Solar Energy Some advantages...

Advantages of Solar Energy

Some advantages of solar power:
Solar power is low-emission.
Solar power is suitable for remote areas that are not connected to energy grids.
Solar panels contain no...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 8/23/17, 1:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Re: Four plex

Thank you, that's what I remember too. Just never had a request to inspect the entire building including each apartment.
Forum: Classified Ads 8/7/17, 3:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Re: Electronic radon unit for sale

Thanks Steve I forgot to come on here and mention that until now. The unit is sold.

Thank you all have a blessed day!
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 8/7/17, 3:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Four plex

Hello all, I think I know the answer to this question but I'm not sure and for some reason I can't find it in the statutes.

For Wisconsin home inspector (I assume most states are similar) you do...
Forum: Classified Ads 8/1/17, 4:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Electronic radon unit for sale

Electronic radon unit for sale.

I am selling a RadStar RS300 it needs to be calibrated and its ready to go.
This is a continuous monitoring system. It will give you the average hourly reading...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 6/13/17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Forum: Electrical Inspections 6/13/17, 8:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Is it ever ok not to have a ground screw or strap bonding the ground to the panel?

Hello all,

I inspected a condo a couple weeks ago. I called out the electric panel for not having any grounding/bonding to the panel. I understand if it is wired as a remote panel the neutrals...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 5/18/17, 7:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,910
Re: Neutral and Gound under same lug?

Anyone care to share their narrative on the subject of a neutral and ground wire under the same lug in a main panel?

Would you consider this a defect?
Forum: Electrical Inspections 5/18/17, 7:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,910
Re: Neutral and Gound under same lug?

Mark, I believe your statement would be accurate if you were referring to sub panel/remote panel that was wired as a main panel. I believe the original poster is referring to a main panel with a...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 12/6/16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,188
Re: stone veneer and weep holes

Interesting - the other side of the coin:

http://homeinspectionschool.info/news-2/newsletters/weep-holes-deficient-or-abusive/

I would guess about 98% of the houses I see with brick or stone...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/29/15, 1:07 PM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 47,544
Re: Foundation Walls & Piers Course

Hello all,


Not in a good internet area right now - will post pics later.


During a recent crawlspace inspection I noticed standing water on top of the vapor barrier. There was some visible...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 12/8/15, 9:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 12/7/15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
On demand Bosch TPR valve discharge?

Hello all,


In the 6 years I have been doing inspections this is only the third on demand water heater I have come across.


I noticed a couple things wrong with the TPR valve discharge...
Forum: Structural Inspections 10/7/15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Crawlspace how to deal with poisonous critters

Hello all,


Is anyone doing inspections in the Georgia, Alabama area? I have a home inspection business in WI and am going to Alabama this winter for a while. I will be doing a maintenance...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 10/6/15, 9:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Re: Sub/remote panel questions

Sorry Jim, That's what I was thinking. I wasn't familiar with this type of a set up.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 10/6/15, 8:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Re: Sub/remote panel questions

Thank you both for your help.

Robert, I just want to make sure I am understanding correctly.

The exterior disconnect is for a sub panel in the other condo. The panel I inspected in the...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 10/6/15, 5:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Sub/remote panel questions

Hello all, Did an inspection on a 10 yr. old condo today. From what I understand the panel for the condo should be wired as a sub/remote panel (99.9% sure) but it was not (wired like the main...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 9/15/15, 8:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Anyone doing inspections in Georgia, or Alabama

Hello all,


Is anyone doing inspections in the Georgia, Alabama area? I have a home inspection business in WI and am going to Alabama this winter for a while. I will be doing a maintenance...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/3/15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Re: Is the panel bonded???

I can't load anymore photos. I didn't see any bonding screw or strap on the ground side.


I will defer it to an electrician.


Thank you!
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/3/15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Re: Is the panel bonded???

Even though its a sub panel doesn't the ground side need to be bonded to the panel?


Internet is slow here right now. It is taking forever to upload photos.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/3/15, 9:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Is the panel bonded???

Hello all,


I don't see a ground (green) screw or bonding strap in this panel. This is a panel in a condo mounted directly to a concrete foundation wall.


Shouldn't I see a grounding screw...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 12/9/14, 9:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Re: Three coat stucco

Thanks Arnold I have the same questions. :shock:
Forum: Exterior Inspections 12/7/14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Re: Three coat stucco

I didn't : ) notice.
Forum: Exterior Inspections 12/7/14, 7:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Re: Three coat stucco

Thank you Mark!
Forum: Exterior Inspections 12/5/14, 5:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Re: Three coat stucco

Thank you all, I sent the report out yesterday. I did differ it to a specialist. Here are some more pics.

Blessings on your day all.
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