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Forum: Student Discussions 3/11/17, 5:04 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 22,752
Posted By John G. Buckley
Re: "General Roof Inspection" online training video course

I recently researched the inspection article about Bat Infestations. It was interesting to learn that bat Guano was used in the past as a main component in the manufacturing of gun powder. It was...
Forum: Student Discussions 3/11/17, 4:49 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 22,752
Posted By John G. Buckley
Re: "General Roof Inspection" online training video course

The subject dwelling is constructed with a side gabled roof covered with an aged 3 tab Asphalt Fiberglass composite shingle. This type of shingle is generally a lower quality roof shingle as compared...
Forum: HomeGauge 2/13/16, 9:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By John G. Buckley
Re: Secret weapon need beta testers

Just sent you an email Russell. Sign me up.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/6/16, 3:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By John G. Buckley
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 1/1/16, 8:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By John G. Buckley
Is dryer venting required in NJ

In NJ all dryers including both gas and electric are required to be vented to the exterior. The only exceptions are both listed and labeled condensing(Ductless) clothes dryers. You can also check...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 12/27/15, 1:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By John G. Buckley
Aspen Manufacturing ...

Aspen Manufacturing
http://www.aspenmfg.com/index.php
Forum: HomeGauge 12/19/15, 3:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By John G. Buckley
Sales Question

From what I understand, software updates are included if you subscribe to Homegauge services for report delivery. All in all it's worth every penny.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/4/15, 9:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By John G. Buckley
I can't believe it

Doesn't Mississippi require you to take the nation home inspection exam? Is that the test you took?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 12/4/15, 3:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By John G. Buckley
National Exam Prep

Chris, Don't take this the wrong way but... Keep in mind that the NHIE is a basic skills test that you shouldn't just pass but crush with a relatively high score. Real life as an inspector is a lot...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 11/17/15, 7:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By John G. Buckley
Dryer Duct Noise

I'd kindly request that the condo association or owner hire an appliance tech to examine the vent install, booster fans and dryers to make the needed corrections. High pitched whines can be an...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 11/17/15, 7:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By John G. Buckley
Day & Night furnace

Call the manufacture with the the model number and hire an HVAC tech to make repairs or install the unit.
Forum: Roofing Inspections 11/12/15, 9:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By John G. Buckley
Meeting with Insurance adjuster ??

Why was an insurance adjuster looking at the roof in the 1st place?
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 11/12/15, 5:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By John G. Buckley
Water heater vent pipe stain

Depending on the flue material, The fix is likely a gap between drywall and the flue separated by a thimble or fire blocking.
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 11/12/15, 1:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By John G. Buckley
Water heater vent pipe stain

This oughta cover you.

Inspector observed a stain on the ceiling around the water heater flue pipe located in the garage. This stain was dry when tested with a moisture meter. You should have the...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 11/12/15, 1:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,652
Posted By John G. Buckley
Is this inspector liable?

My PIA and report disclaim the inspection and reporting of shower pans as the undersides are not visible for inspection and not part of the visual home inspection.

As for the hot and cold...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 10/31/15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By John G. Buckley
Home Inspection Furnace

Why do you ask?
Forum: Inspection Hardware, Software & Publications 9/12/15, 3:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By John G. Buckley
Updating Palm-Tech Templates?

I vividly remember calling Palm Techs support line and getting the cold shoulder big time. Frankly, I'm pretty surprised that they are still around with that type of service. What really sucks is the...
Forum: HomeGauge 9/4/15, 7:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By John G. Buckley
Forum: HomeGauge 8/28/15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,318
Posted By John G. Buckley
New Appointment manager is released

Is there a way for time blocks on your google calendar to populate the HG calendar?
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 8/28/15, 8:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By John G. Buckley
Fungus?

Sampling and examination under a microscope is the only way to tell which mold type it is. Btw, slime mold is not a fungi.
Slime mold is not a plant or animal. It's not a fungus, though it...
Forum: HomeGauge 8/26/15, 4:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,318
Posted By John G. Buckley
New Appointment manager is released

Russell, do you have any plans to integrate the scheduler with Americas Call Center?
Forum: HomeGauge 8/23/15, 9:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By John G. Buckley
this is getting old.

Is this for companion? If your using a new device and you didn't register the license to the new device then that's likely your answer. Just happened to me last week.
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 8/22/15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By John G. Buckley
Have you ever had an inspection report transfer.

Tell him pound sand welcome to homeownership.

You should make sure that your agreement and report have a third party disclaimer.
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 8/20/15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By John G. Buckley
Inspector exam

Quick question. Have you had any formal HI training or are you trying to take the exam cold?
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 8/18/15, 9:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By John G. Buckley
Serviceable

http://i.word.com/idictionary/serviceable
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