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Forum: Plumbing Inspections 10/19/18, 9:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Re: Surprise, another Flushmate recall

Might be a rumor, but I heard that these power flush units can suck the innards right out of you if you flush it while sitting on it.
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/16/18, 9:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,624
Re: Downspouts emptying on lower roof.

Curious, how in the world do you know this? Do you check up on all your inspection issues you find?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 10/16/18, 9:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Re: Solar dome on roof

Roofing tar application is a nice touch. It needs removed from the bottom of flashing. Was the duct insulated?
Forum: Exterior Inspections 10/13/18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Re: My article on inspecting brick. Mistakes? Additional info?

The brick having weep holes at the bottom statement should just be removed. Better chance of seeing bigfoot than weep holes around here.
Forum: Roofing Inspections 10/6/18, 6:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Re: Granule loss on a 10 year old roof

Couldn't agree more with everything you said.
Forum: Spectora 9/27/18, 4:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Re: Any former HomeHubZone users switched to Spectora

There was visible moisture staining and potential mold present.
Location: Attic. Dining room ceiling. East and west garage walls.

Something like that.
Forum: Interior Inspections 9/21/18, 5:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Re: Backsplash Sealant Question.

Stone, tile, whatever...2 hard surface abutment should be caulked with a flexible sealant
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 9/18/18, 8:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Re: Gas Water Heater

Depends on the inspector you hired
Forum: Interior Inspections 9/13/18, 5:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Re: Water Damaged Ceiling

Regardless, who cares what the seller says. That was not cause by a moisture meter.
Forum: Interior Inspections 9/13/18, 5:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Re: Water Damaged Ceiling

What about what caused it? Can they access from above to fix?
Forum: Interior Inspections 9/13/18, 5:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Re: Water Damaged Ceiling

Pay for what repair? The leak?
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/12/18, 8:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 546
Re: Stack n Tack stone veneer siding

Yeah, but if the lick and stick stuff all has to get ripped off or installed how it should be, the costs should even out ;-)
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/11/18, 9:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 546
Stack n Tack stone veneer siding

Pretty slick. Not sure about cost comparisons, but this stuff looks like it would solve a lot of the installation issues. YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u2FhEt5AQM)
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 9/4/18, 7:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Re: Advice on patches

When I touch them on the screen, they feel dry. Hope this helps.
Forum: Structural Inspections 9/1/18, 8:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Re: Foundation/Crawl Space Vent Clearance

Don't think there is one. Common sense applies though. If too close, add a vent/window well.
Forum: Structural Inspections 8/30/18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Re: New article: Inspecting for Foundation Damage from Expansive Soils.

I'm not exactly sure on the validity of that map. NW Ohio is well-known for clay soil.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 8/22/18, 7:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 519
Re: Electrical contractor could not understand why tandems were not allowed

Pretty simple...panel label missing and couldn't verify panel manufacturer requirements. It's possible defects exist that could not be confirmed due to this. Have an electrician... blah, blah, blah.
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 8/22/18, 7:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Re: Leaking Well valve??

Roy's right, pics not loading or "blowing up" for some reason? Anyway, looks like a leaky pressure relief valve to me...very common.
YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0mrR1djyPw)
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 8/14/18, 7:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Re: Door Swing Direction to Garage, CA

You would be better off to consult the Manhattan Beach building officials for guidance
Building and Safety | City of Manhattan Beach...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 8/7/18, 4:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Re: Plumbing Rough in for Slab

Kitchen vent? Or is that going in after, above/after drain?
Forum: Ohio Home Inspectors 8/2/18, 1:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Re: Ohio Home Inspector Legislation.

Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 8/2/18, 1:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 7/27/18, 9:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Re: Boiler

That tag looks older than 92... do you have a picture of the boiler itself?
FWIW, I find it amusing sometimes how inspectors get so infatuated with date codes in determining the age of units,...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 7/26/18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Re: Realtors Influence on Licensing Inspectors

Realtors influence everything in our, scratch that, their profession.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 7/24/18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Re: Smoke detectors

I hardly ever see a house that incorporates the proper placement or prescence of smoke detectors and or CO detectors. Would that stop me from buying a house or making a big deal about it? Lol, heck...
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