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Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 8/16/18, 9:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
Posted By Matthew Williams
Re: InterNACHI is launching its own affordable Group Health Insurance Plan for member

Hey nick, do we have an eta on when this might roll out? Insurance is one of the main reasons I have not quit my full time job yet and went full time inspection
Forum: Student Discussions 6/24/18, 7:42 PM
Replies: 14,258
Views: 295,944
Posted By Matthew Williams
Research & Writing Assignment: Gravity...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Gravity furnaces are heating units and their related equipment that employ gravity to move warm air throughout a building. These antiquated furnaces were installed...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/24/18, 7:41 PM
Replies: 14,258
Views: 295,944
Posted By Matthew Williams
Inspection & Writing Assignment: this is a...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

this is a picture of a gas meter. the meter should have some clearance in front of it, to make it accessible in case of emergencies. If there was a need to turn...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/23/18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12,523
Views: 214,164
Posted By Matthew Williams
Research & Writing Assignment: Crawlspaces...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Crawlspaces are notorious for the nasty discoveries made there by inspectors, and it isnt hard to figure out why; for one thing, their cool, dark environment...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/23/18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12,523
Views: 214,164
Posted By Matthew Williams
Inspection & Writing Assignment: this is a...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

this is a picture of a crawlspace that had 12 inches of rain water seeping into the crawlspace around the entire perimeter. there should be a drainage system put...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/22/18, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15,952
Views: 311,136
Posted By Matthew Williams
Research & Writing Assignment: Adjustable...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Adjustable steel columns, also known as screw jacks and beam jacks, are hollow steel posts designed to provide structural support. An attached Adjustable steel...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/22/18, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15,952
Views: 311,136
Posted By Matthew Williams
Inspection & Writing Assignment: this is my...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

this is my essay on the electrical course. this is a photo with an outlet that has an open ground. which means that the outlet is not grounded and therefore...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/29/18, 8:16 PM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 296,574
Posted By Matthew Williams
AFCI indicators help ensure that AFCIs are...

AFCI indicators help ensure that AFCIs are properly monitoring the circuits that they serve for dangerous arc faults. These devices create electrical waveforms characteristic of those produced by an...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/29/18, 8:11 PM
Replies: 14,234
Views: 296,574
Posted By Matthew Williams
this is a picture of damaged insulation. The...

this is a picture of damaged insulation. The bathroom vent has been discharging into the attic and causing moisture to damage the insulation. moisture can cause the insulatioin to lose its r value...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/27/18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,306
Views: 18,039
Posted By Matthew Williams
this is for the writing assignment on how to...

this is for the writing assignment on how to perform a roof inspection.
Having the correct insulation is critical to having your home perform properly. You should have the correct depth to ensure...
Forum: Student Discussions 4/27/18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5,306
Views: 18,039
Posted By Matthew Williams
This is a picture of a bathroom vent discharging...

This is a picture of a bathroom vent discharging into the attic. All vents should discharge to the outside of the home. bathroom vents discharging into the attic can promote mold or can cause...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/20/17, 6:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 12/20/17, 6:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/20/17, 5:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 348
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/20/17, 5:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/20/17, 5:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 369
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/20/17, 5:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 795
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/20/17, 5:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By Matthew Williams
Forum: Student Discussions 11/5/17, 8:47 PM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 43,343
Posted By Matthew Williams
porches should only be attached to the mobile...

porches should only be attached to the mobile home if the home is set on a permanent foundation. if the mobile home is not on a permanent foundation then the porch is required to be of its on...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/5/17, 8:45 PM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 43,343
Posted By Matthew Williams
this is a picture of a water heater. as with all...

this is a picture of a water heater. as with all water heater, it should have a functional tpr valve that discharges to within 6 inches of the floor. this is to help prevent injury in case of water...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/3/17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9,550
Views: 222,019
Posted By Matthew Williams
wood joist on a deck should be at least 18 inches...

wood joist on a deck should be at least 18 inches from the ground, if the wood is not pressure treated. wood absorbs moisture quickly and will retain it, which wood cause the wood to rot and lead to...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/3/17, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9,550
Views: 222,019
Posted By Matthew Williams
Deck stair treads should be of equal height...

Deck stair treads should be of equal height consistently thru all steps. there should be nap gap greater than 4 inches between the rails and also between each step. this is to ensure that a small...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/2/17, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15,371
Views: 299,061
Posted By Matthew Williams
it is important that ceiling fans are mounted on...

it is important that ceiling fans are mounted on an ul listed ceiling fan mount. it should be installed between the ceiling joist with the correct manufacture recommended screws or nails. the ceiling...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/2/17, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15,371
Views: 299,061
Posted By Matthew Williams
it is important have a the proper electric panel....

it is important have a the proper electric panel. but it is equally important to make sure that it has not be electrically charged before touching it, to prevent injury or death. Also make sure the...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/31/17, 8:05 PM
Replies: 12,550
Views: 218,485
Posted By Matthew Williams
Any deck that is over 30 inches high from the...

Any deck that is over 30 inches high from the ground should have a railing system. Railing should be secured and of proper height to prevent people from falling off the deck. the spacing of the...
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