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Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/13/18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 409
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Stack n Tack stone veneer siding

Stone or faux stone panels, are bonded with thinset masonry just like a brick. Back panel can be at times bonded to a weather resistant resistant backer substrate, 1/2" Fiber Cement Panel or directly...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 9/11/18, 7:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 526
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: QuestionsOfTheWeek 9-10-18

I concur. Great hypothesis.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 9/11/18, 1:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 526
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: QuestionsOfTheWeek 9-10-18

1:
2: A,C
3: C
4: Resistance.
5: True

Stumped n 1. Sorry
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/10/18, 9:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 9/9/18, 7:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Reuse Inspection Report

Unfortunately this does happen.


In my PIA, the report is owned by me. A copywriter. The client agrees to contact me if the report is required.

Article 3: The inspection and report are for the...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 9/8/18, 4:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: 30-lb Felt Underlayment UV Exposure?

I never saw ripples in felt after a rain. Sometimes we could not work for several days due to a low front. Truly, I cannot recall on 1 project I was on and I was a roofer.

Personally, I was...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 9/5/18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: InterNACHI is launching its own affordable Group Health Insurance Plan for member

Do we give him credit when he blows up the planet? I am pretty sure any AHPs then possible maybe impeded. Read the fine print for the, "If blow up the planet exclusion please."
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 9/5/18, 7:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 897
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Questions of the week of 8/26/18

Tough one.
I smelled smoke from many a post. You guys were thinking very hard.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 9/5/18, 7:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: New FREE logo designed for Dream Home Inspections

Beautiful. Amazing artistry and innovation.
So happy for you Dream Home Inspections. An InterNACHI logo to be proud of!
Best of luck with all your home inspection endeavors.
Thanks for the post,...
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 9/4/18, 8:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 897
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Questions of the week of 8/26/18

1: What rating? What is the cantilever for?
NFPA 221 So basically a firewall creates separate independent buildings. In fact Section A.3.3.14.6
of the NFPA 221 allows for the portions of the...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 9/4/18, 5:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,366
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: What is the Survival Rate For Home Inspectors?

John, maybe the question should not be about survival rate but about home inspection business success rate.
All home inspectors that passed their CPI is successful.

The 3 year rule as I remember...
Forum: Structural Inspections 9/3/18, 8:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: 360 Video Tour of a 65 Year Old Crawlspace, Enjoy

Wow. Nice.
Love to see more videos like this.
Nick should look into this to expose members.
Ops, he did. BIGCrawler 360, A New Way to View a Crawlspace...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 9/3/18, 8:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Brand new roof, what a shame

Morning, John hope to find you well and in good health today.:)

I try my best to insure there is a gap between 11/2' - 2" at wall abuts when inspecting roofs with abutwalls or firebreak curbs.
...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/2/18, 1:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Luan plywood under brick

Much thanks for the correction.
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 9/2/18, 1:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Edmonton Area

Tanya, you are in the best hands possible. I truly mean that. Mr. Levia is a champion for of the home inspection industry in Alberta, a proud InterNACHI member, not to mention a distinguished CMI.
...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 9/2/18, 1:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 442
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Help many inspectors

I concur.
He certainly blows his horn when it blows.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander I feel.;)

The object of the post was related to the MB.
Please, let's help make this MB...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 9/1/18, 4:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Luan plywood under brick

Wood is hygrostatic. When it rains the wood will wick moisture content from the masonry and swell.
Shifted rowlock window sills.
Refer a licensed masonry contractor replace the sills.
Forum: Charitable Organizations 9/1/18, 4:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Make a small $20 donation and your inspection business gets listed forever!

I will contact Maggie.
Fall is coming. Kids need cozy coats

Thanks Nick.
Forum: Exterior Inspections 8/30/18, 8:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Luan plywood under brick

The running bond is the most used bond and is composed of stretchers offset by 1/2 brick per course as depicted by the image below provided by, Archtoolbox...
Forum: Exterior Inspections 8/30/18, 7:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Luan plywood under brick

OP, that is a thin angle iron. Not plywood.
Why is the angle iro there. Poor brick/masonry bond.
Once the iron was exposed, due to degraded/ing mortar, mortar does not bond to steel, the sun...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 8/29/18, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: New product: Custom-Branded Certified Master Inspector Online Video:$49.99.

Custom-Branded CMI® Video looks like a great marketing media for a CMI's home inspection services website, Nick.
Just ordered mine.
Thanks.
Forum: Structural Inspections 8/29/18, 2:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 8/29/18, 8:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Cut Your Electric Bill in Half

Can you Cut Your Electric Bill in Half (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WC-gGb0YNY) for a central air conditioner?

Lots of Pros commenting but here’s my amateur experience... I lived in a rental...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 8/28/18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Little Giant is damn noisy in transit....

I concur. Great post, John. You're the best!

Been using bungee cords to secure climbing gear/apparatus for decades.
You do not want a ladder hitting occupants or distracting you during...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 8/28/18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Chimney spikes for bird?

Modified pest management.

Lol. Good post Marc.

OP, was the occupant wearing a tin foil hat?
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