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Forum: InterNACHI Foundation/Cozy Coats for Kids 9/11/18, 3:24 PM
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Forum: InterNACHI Foundation/Cozy Coats for Kids 9/11/18, 2:55 PM
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Forum: Student Discussions 6/18/18, 4:53 PM
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Inspection & Writing Assignment: The...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

The pictrue submitted is of a roof to wall attachment. This allows us to the if it is a singl strap, Double strap, toe nail etc.. Knowing this is one of the steps...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/18/18, 4:32 PM
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Research & Writing Assignment: My essay is...

Research & Writing Assignment:

My essay is based on the importance of having a wind mitigation. After hurricane andrew having proper protection for your home became even more evident. Having a...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/13/18, 4:47 PM
Replies: 15,038
Views: 307,054
the HVAC system is an important system in a home....

the HVAC system is an important system in a home. It will help the home owner save a lot of money or spend a lot of money. The HVAC system is not only used for cooling and heating but also for...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/13/18, 4:45 PM
Replies: 15,038
Views: 307,054
I chose to speak on the principales of heat...

I chose to speak on the principales of heat transfer. To understand HVAC and other heating and cooling components of the home it is necessary to understand this. Understanding the difference between...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/13/18, 3:44 PM
Replies: 17,274
Views: 266,692
Water intrusion is a major item on the home...

Water intrusion is a major item on the home inspection bucket list. But water damage is not only created from the outside in. Water damage can come from the interior as well. Improperly sealed pipes...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/13/18, 3:30 PM
Replies: 17,274
Views: 266,692
Having a thermal water heater its important to...

Having a thermal water heater its important to know how it works. This course has help me get a greater understanding of the plumbing in my home including my solar water heater and the rest of my...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/12/18, 4:38 PM
Replies: 13,364
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i chose to observe an image of flashing. In my...

i chose to observe an image of flashing. In my home I have encountered a leak. this was do to improper flashing. this could have easily ben prevented if the roofers had placed proper flashing where...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/12/18, 4:37 PM
Replies: 13,364
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Moisture can really damage a foundation. This was...

Moisture can really damage a foundation. This was made clear with the course I have just taken on moisture intrusion. This has lead me to alter the termination of my gutters to make sure they are...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/12/18, 2:37 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 323,236
I chose the image of a metering box. the metering...

I chose the image of a metering box. the metering box is typically located on the exterior of the home. this is installed by the electrical company and used to determine usage. Any tampering of this...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/12/18, 2:35 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 323,236
In the image submitted we see a sub-panel that...

In the image submitted we see a sub-panel that has been obscured with pipes this is not a safe practice. panels should be readily accesible and clear from obstruction. this would allow for the...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 2:43 PM
Replies: 15,666
Views: 261,759
I observed the exterior walls in this report. As...

I observed the exterior walls in this report. As inspectors we need to determine the immediate dangers present in a home. this will allow us to determine if it is safe for a home owner to buy this...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 2:40 PM
Replies: 15,666
Views: 261,759
The house is a system of interdependent parts....

The house is a system of interdependent parts. this means they are all connected in some way. a prime example of this is the roof. It is part of not only the roof inspection it self but the exterior...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 2:12 PM
Replies: 16,535
Views: 311,223
one of the images that I observes was the...

one of the images that I observes was the confined spaces image. This shows the dangers of not fowlling procedures when working in confined spaces. Home inspectors are often in attics as well as...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 2:09 PM
Replies: 16,535
Views: 311,223
One of the main injuries that plagues home...

One of the main injuries that plagues home inspectors is falling from a ladder. We have to always remember our training and remember that when climbing a ladder try to keep as many extremities as...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 1:57 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 53,307
I want to comment on an image in the exterior...

I want to comment on an image in the exterior section. Specifically the one that talks about decks and child safety. Rails on decks have to be no larger than 4" in diameter. This is to prevent...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 1:55 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 53,307
Water is the culprit for a lot of damage around a...

Water is the culprit for a lot of damage around a home. Decks are not the exception. Having water around the frame of your deck can cause wood decay and could lead to possible structural damage. This...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/6/18, 1:30 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 53,386
The code of ethics is the guideline for what we...

The code of ethics is the guideline for what we should do not only as inspectors but as business owners.
many economic faults have been attributed to the lack of ethics in the work place. working...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/3/18, 8:43 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 53,386
I included this picture because it is the most...

I included this picture because it is the most important tool i own. My computer, it allows me to easily complete my training on InterNachi. It also allows me to sync all my devices and calendars to...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/27/18, 2:21 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 32,929
I chose to write about water intrusion....

I chose to write about water intrusion. Thru-ought this course and the many others that I have done. I have come to realize that water is a very important factor in a home inspection. I can affect...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/27/18, 2:20 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 32,929
A house is a system of interdependent parts, or...

A house is a system of interdependent parts, or so I have been told. I find this to be true. You can often determine issues with a home before you even see them just by noticing other issues at other...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/27/18, 1:14 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 14,422
R value helps the home owner determine the amount...

R value helps the home owner determine the amount and quality of the insulation there home possess. it is important to know the number because it can help the home owner realize if the need more or ...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/27/18, 1:12 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 14,422
Heat loss is an important factor in any homes...

Heat loss is an important factor in any homes energy consumption. Knowing where you energy is going can help you determine ways to make your home more efficient. This will extend the life of the...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/27/18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 49,048
Blower door, after researching the importance of...

Blower door, after researching the importance of this test I decided to purchase this item for my inspections. This unit is roughly 2000 dollars. it i s not a cheap machine to buy but definitely...
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