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Forum: Student Discussions 1/11/18, 2:16 PM
Replies: 2,957
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The image I chose was of a cross-section of the...

The image I chose was of a cross-section of the construction of an in-ground pool wall. The exapnsion joint between the coping and the deck is important to allow for expansion or movement of the deck...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/11/18, 2:11 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 60,447
A pool inspection revealed that the cartridge...

A pool inspection revealed that the cartridge filter was deteriorated and being pushed into the pool by the pump. Filter material could be seen clumped in various locations at the bottom of the pool....
Forum: HomeGauge 10/26/17, 3:19 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,304
Re: IPhone

Thanks James. Same experience here. Just wanted to hear that IOS11 didn't screw it up further.
Forum: HomeGauge 10/9/17, 10:38 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,304
Re: IPhone

Has anyone using companion 5.1.46 on an iPhone updated to IOS 11 yet? Are there any (new) problems?
Forum: Student Discussions 2/19/17, 3:38 PM
Replies: 4,830
Views: 74,805
Re: "Inspecting the Means of Egress" online video course

Concrete tiles are the predominant roof covering in my area, with stucco siding being the most popular siding material. It is important to have kickout flashing correctly installed where a sloped...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/19/17, 3:27 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 32,417
Re: "Inspecting Tile Roofs" online video course

The photo shows medium profile tiles on a tile roof that have slipped out of position at the apex of the hip, exposing the underlayment. Exposed underlayment has a greatly reduced lifespan due to...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/10/17, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16,175
Views: 223,743
Re: Student discussions of "How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, & Chimneys" course

I was surprised to find that burning beach wood collected from the shores of an ocean will corrode the metal and etch the glass used in wood stoves or fireplaces. The wood contains salt and that salt...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/10/17, 6:10 PM
Replies: 16,175
Views: 223,743
Re: Student discussions of "How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, & Chimneys" course

Pictured is a wood-burning masonry fireplace with a masonry firebox. The damper was operable and in good condition. The space between the wall covering and the fire-brick was sealed, and the firebox...
Forum: HomeGauge 11/19/16, 8:54 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,304
Re: IPhone

Todays Inspection went well, in that for me, the 5.1.45 companion app is mostly working as it did with 5.1.43. (I don't use the IN NI NP RR columns in companion). My workflow was as follows:...
Forum: HomeGauge 11/18/16, 10:25 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,304
Re: IPhone

Thanks Larry,
I updated to IOS 10.1 (iPhone 6+) and upgraded to HGC 5.1.45. Looks good so far. I'll post the results of tomorrow's inspection.
Forum: HomeGauge 11/18/16, 2:42 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,304
Re: IPhone

@Larry: Other than the rotation bug, did everything else go okay?
Forum: HomeGauge 4/16/16, 8:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Re: HG Companion quit and data is lost

IPhone 6 Plus with IOS 9.3.1. HG Companion 5.1.41.
I was saving the report every so often, in addition to the auto-saves that happen regularly. I was entering a comment when the auto-save feature...
Forum: HomeGauge 4/16/16, 5:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Re: HG Companion quit and data is lost

Update: Mike emailed me almost immediately. He had me try to restore from home gauge companion, but there were no restores to restore from. Unfortunately, my data appears to be lost. Since I was...
Forum: HomeGauge 4/16/16, 2:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
HG Companion quit and data is lost

Help! I at the end of a 3 hour inspection. Homegauge companion performed an auto-save and then abruptly quit. I opened the report again but all data is gone.
Forum: Student Discussions 1/15/16, 1:31 PM
Replies: 14,676
Views: 247,470
Re: "How to Inspect the Exterior" Course

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own:
When selecting a caulking gun, you get what you pay for. Get one that has an attached piercing needle. This will avoid having to hunt down a long nail to pierce...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/15/16, 1:17 PM
Replies: 14,676
Views: 247,470
Re: "How to Inspect the Exterior" Course

The garden window on the South wall of the home has foggy glass on several panes. Foggy glass is an indication that the internal seal between the two panes of the double-glazed glass panel has...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/4/16, 6:26 PM
Replies: 18,767
Views: 288,547
Re: "Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors" course

Galvanic Corrosion:
Most people think of galvanic corrosion at the water heater nipples, but galvanic corrosion also happens when aluminum nails are used with pressure treated wood, or when steel...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/4/16, 5:52 PM
Replies: 18,767
Views: 288,547
Re: "Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors" course

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The kitchen sink drain was leaking and past sub-standard repair attempts were visible. The leak was allowing sewage into the home. I recommended that a competent, licensed plumber repair...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/4/16, 2:57 AM
Replies: 23,138
Views: 416,223
Re: "25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know" course

Garbage Disposals: The disposal should be tested for leaks by filling the sink with water, then removing the stopper while the disposal runs. Running the disposal for 30 seconds after the food has...
Forum: Student Discussions 1/8/15, 9:13 PM
Replies: 12,866
Views: 300,860
Re: “How to Perform Roof Inspections” Course

Here is a flat, foam roof showing cracks, alligatoring, blisters, evidence of severe ponding, debris, and the drain is missing a screen. The ponding is due to an over-spanned beam in the garage....
Forum: Student Discussions 12/13/14, 2:31 PM
Replies: 35,037
Views: 478,921
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