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Forum: Student Discussions 8/7/17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 50,431
My essay for the research writing is on the...

My essay for the research writing is on the article about moisture meters. There are many different types and brands of moisture meters, but the two most commonly used by home inspectors are the pin...
Forum: Student Discussions 8/7/17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 50,431
Newly installed electric air conditioning system....

Newly installed electric air conditioning system. This unit was located in the garage of a Florida home. When inspected the filter was clean and there was no indications of drain line blockage. The...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 7/1/17, 3:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Forum: Student Discussions 6/1/17, 2:10 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 58,232
The article I chose was thermal imaging reports....

The article I chose was thermal imaging reports. The article explains some does and don'ts when writing the report. It goes into making it clear to the client the limitations of FLIR. It says not...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/1/17, 2:01 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 58,232
As I don't have a FLIR cam yet I took a picture...

As I don't have a FLIR cam yet I took a picture off the web that clearly shows what I believe will be a common area to look at when I'm inspecting. The picture shows an attic access panel that is in...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/24/17, 4:25 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 37,819
The article I read was on home inspector tools....

The article I read was on home inspector tools. As a new inspector that is just getting started I am currently researching different tools. The article shows some basic tools and also goes into more...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/24/17, 4:20 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 37,819
The picture is a electric water heater. The...

The picture is a electric water heater. The heater is located inside the homes garage. The home main water shutoff is located above the heater and is clearly visible in the picture. The main supply...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/23/17, 3:48 PM
Replies: 31,817
Views: 436,707
My article for this was on lock boxes. Lock boxes...

My article for this was on lock boxes. Lock boxes have made real-estate transactions more convenient for everyone involved. InterNACHI inspectors should make sure they know how to operateit by...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/23/17, 3:23 PM
Replies: 30,542
Views: 347,323
The article that I read was on for sale by owner....

The article that I read was on for sale by owner. The article stated that its a good idea to hire a realtor for the expertise that comes with a professional. It also states that's a savvy home owner...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/10/17, 2:13 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 97,494
The article I choose to research and read was...

The article I choose to research and read was Electrical Safety. It stated that electrical fires in homes cause over 485 deaths per year in America and injure over 2300 more. The article has some...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/10/17, 2:02 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 97,494
Inspected a panel cover. Panel was installed...

Inspected a panel cover. Panel was installed correctly with correct hardware. Panel open and closed correctly. Panel was correctly labeled and there was correct amount of clearance around panel. The...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/7/17, 1:46 PM
Replies: 14,766
Views: 200,039
Re: Student discussions of "How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, & Chimneys" course

I researched an article on cockroach inspection. An interesting fact is that Australia has the largest cockroach. It can grow to over 3 inches. Cockroaches are the most common of household pest. ...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/7/17, 1:40 PM
Replies: 14,766
Views: 200,039
Re: Student discussions of "How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, & Chimneys" course

I found this picture showing a brick wall on the web. The wall shows extreme spelling. This could possibly be repaired. I would have the clients contact a professional who performs this type of work...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/6/17, 5:20 PM
Replies: 4,091
Views: 41,989
Re: Appliance Inspection for Home Inspectors

The article researched was central vacuum systems. A central vacuum system is a cleaning device installed throughout a building. Located in the garage or basement, a canister receives dust and...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/6/17, 5:13 PM
Replies: 4,091
Views: 41,989
Re: Appliance Inspection for Home Inspectors

Inspected a microwave oven blower fan combination. The microwave functioned correctly. It heated water and the turntable circled as directed. The fan worked in all speeds. The fan re circulated the...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/5/17, 2:35 PM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 68,940
Re: "Inspecting the Means of Egress" online video course

Article: Inspecting underlayment on roofs. Most roof-covering materials are not waterproof, but water-resistant, and are designed to be installed over a waterproof or water-resistant membrane of some...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/5/17, 2:29 PM
Replies: 2,121
Views: 28,924
Re: "Inspecting Tile Roofs" online video course

Roof inspected was architectural asphalt shingles. The shingles are in good shape. No missing shingles. Underlayment appears to be installed and is in good shape. The flashing is also installed and...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/5/17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,627
Views: 54,631
Re: "Inspecting Asphalt Shingle Roofs" online video course

Article read was, “mastering roofing inspections, flashing part 1”. Flashing is sheet metal fabricated to a specific shape and designed to prevent water from penetrating the roof system. It’s used in...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/5/17, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,627
Views: 54,631
Re: "Inspecting Asphalt Shingle Roofs" online video course

Roof inspection. Newer architectural asphalt shingles. Shingles are in good shape. Drip flashing and underlayment installed correctly. Correct over hang to drains. Drains are clean and appear to be...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/3/17, 7:24 PM
Replies: 7,131
Views: 51,863
Re: How To Perform Deck Inspections Video Course

The article I read was inspecting a deck illustrated. I’m a visual leaner so the illustrations helped me grasp this topic. My big take a way’s are: make sure the deck is properly fastened to the...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/3/17, 7:19 PM
Replies: 7,131
Views: 51,863
Re: How To Perform Deck Inspections Video Course

The picture is of a front porch area. The area is at the front of a home and provides covered protection for the front door area. This porch appears to be doing its job well. It sheds water and...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/3/17, 3:56 PM
Replies: 2,752
Views: 42,430
Re: "Fundamentals of Inspecting the Exterior" online video course

The article I read was about the home inspection checklist. This checklist will come in handy when I start inspecting homes. It is very methodical and easy to follow. It has a good flow that makes...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/3/17, 3:49 PM
Replies: 2,752
Views: 42,430
Re: "Fundamentals of Inspecting the Exterior" online video course

The picture is from a section of my homes driveway. There appears to be hairline cracks in a few locations. The concrete is "grey and has cracks". These cracks do to not appear to be affecting the...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/2/17, 1:29 PM
Replies: 14,806
Views: 302,767
Re: How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course

Attic pull down ladders. Attic ladders are pull down ladders permanently attached to the attic floor. They are used to access the attic of a home. Most defects can be attributed to improper...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/2/17, 1:24 PM
Replies: 14,806
Views: 302,767
Re: How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course

The picture is of a front door. The door meets the standard of at least 3 feet wide and 6 foot 8 inches tall. The door swings outward and has a landing at least 36 inches in the direction of travel....
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