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Forum: Student Discussions 5/27/18, 5:43 PM
Replies: 12,337
Views: 273,220
Posted By Paul Trothier
Inspected the flooring of this mobile home...

Inspected the flooring of this mobile home bathroom. Evidence of the cracked tile indicated a likely problem with the flooring structure below. Visual inspection below the bathroom revealed evidence...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/19/18, 1:49 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 22,701
Posted By Paul Trothier
After reading IR Camera - Introduction, I do not...

After reading IR Camera - Introduction, I do not know why more inspectors are not including infrared cameras as part of their regular inspections. The technology is affordable and the training is...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/19/18, 1:34 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 22,701
Posted By Paul Trothier
Upon inspection of master bath vanity sinks, only...

Upon inspection of master bath vanity sinks, only one sink was available for inspection due to occupant personal items in and around sink. The second sink was inspected and observed that the water...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/18/18, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 48,159
Posted By Paul Trothier
After reading and studying the Thermal Imaging...

After reading and studying the Thermal Imaging Reports article, I like the instructions about writing your report, but not scaring your client. It makes sense that they most likely do not have the...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/18/18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 48,159
Posted By Paul Trothier
After participating in the Introduction to...

After participating in the Introduction to Infrared Thermography course, I now know what I could expect to see from within the home looking at this knee wall. The warm air of the attic space (located...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/17/18, 6:37 AM
Replies: 18,505
Views: 322,927
Posted By Paul Trothier
I found it interesting while researching How to...

I found it interesting while researching How to Inspect Water Heaters that the TPR valve discharge pipe could be, at most, 6 from the pan. As read, the superheated water in the water heater, when...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/17/18, 6:31 AM
Replies: 18,505
Views: 322,927
Posted By Paul Trothier
Inspected this AC unit electrical disconnect and...

Inspected this AC unit electrical disconnect and found the dead front missing. With 220 VAC inside the panel, this is a concern for electrical shock while trying to operate the disconnect. The...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/8/18, 8:36 PM
Replies: 13,346
Views: 272,911
Posted By Paul Trothier
I was humored and laughed out loud when the very...

I was humored and laughed out loud when the very first point about ceiling fan inspections documented that humans do not get decapitated by ceiling fans as proven by Mythbusters. Cute, but more...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/8/18, 8:27 PM
Replies: 13,346
Views: 272,911
Posted By Paul Trothier
This is a picture of a water stained ceiling in...

This is a picture of a water stained ceiling in the master bedroom. Inspection above this location revealed that there was no indication of a previous roof leak, but rather, it was due to the leaking...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/8/18, 8:26 PM
Replies: 13,346
Views: 272,911
Posted By Paul Trothier
This is a picture of a water stained ceiling in...

This is a picture of a water stained ceiling in the master bedroom. Inspection above this location revealed that there was no indication of a previous roof leak, but rather, it was due to the leaking...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/4/18, 9:17 PM
Replies: 27,452
Views: 381,606
Posted By Paul Trothier
Just viewed Clearane for pitched roofs and...

Just viewed Clearane for pitched roofs and learned that the height of a chimney does not have to be higher than any roof surface, but rather, its height needs to be higher than any roof surface that...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/4/18, 9:08 PM
Replies: 27,452
Views: 381,606
Posted By Paul Trothier
Main breaker panel inspected. Found one open...

Main breaker panel inspected. Found one open punch out that allows a small access to the inside of the breaker panel and live voltage. This is a safety hazard and it is recommended to be repaired by...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/4/18, 6:53 PM
Replies: 26,111
Views: 283,443
Posted By Paul Trothier
Had a recent experience with a home inspector...

Had a recent experience with a home inspector that performed the inspection very quickly while I was in attendance. While I am not a certified home inspector yet, I asked questions about possible...
Forum: Student Discussions 5/4/18, 6:50 PM
Replies: 26,111
Views: 283,443
Posted By Paul Trothier
Had a recent experience with a home inspector...

Had a recent experience with a home inspector that performed the inspection very quickly while I was in attendance. While I am not a certified home inspector yet, I asked questions about possible...
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