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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/23/19, 4:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 91
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: moisture meter

Ditto with the opinion, but my day-to-day is the Protimeter Surveymaster. My current in use is about 10 years old and going strong. I have an identical backup thats about 3 years old and virtually...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/19/19, 5:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: devices and reporting software

Decide on your software first, then find out what the software works best on. Not all software works on all devices. Example: If you are hoping for an Apple device, your software choices are limited,...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/19/19, 5:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Interesting Days

https://www.propowdersupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/RAL-6018.jpg...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/19/19, 1:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: New Inspector, Getting Into Client Houses

..."Let there be access"!!... :|__)
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 3/18/19, 5:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Average Cost to Maintain a Log Home

You claim the cabin has been very well maintained. How did you determine this???


Log cabin maintenance costs; the definitive guide to cabin maintenance - Log Cabin Hub...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/18/19, 5:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: New Inspector, Getting Into Client Houses

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Forum: Classified Ads 3/17/19, 7:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Krawler for sale

Why you selling? What's wrong with it?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/15/19, 1:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 108
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Forum: Texas/TPREIA Home Inspectors 3/13/19, 7:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Inspection Pricing Details

You need to first tell us your total $$$ of doing business. That number needs to include EVERYTHING that costs you any money throughout the year, such as Business Insurance, Vehicle Insurance, Health...
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/13/19, 8:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Limiting liability contract language

No time for a discussion this morning, but here's my thoughts on your idea in three simple words... 'Oh Hell No'!! =;
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/12/19, 5:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Old pipes in slab

Common practice. Many home owners want the rough plumbing installed so they can finish the basement themselves, (common not only today, but especially in the 60's), saving money on their mortgage and...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/12/19, 5:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Old pipes in slab

Stub-out for a bathroom. Once that slab is poured, nobody wants to tear it open to add piping later.
Forum: Roofing Inspections 3/12/19, 5:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Roof style?

Low-slope/Flat
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/12/19, 8:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 299
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Questions of the week 03/10/2019

Congrats to you also, Sir.
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/11/19, 8:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 299
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 3/11/19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 299
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Questions of the week 03/10/2019

1-No
2-No
3-Switch (outdoor rated)
4-13
5-3 way-switch
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 3/10/19, 8:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Forum: California Home Inspectors 3/8/19, 5:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: California to license home inspectors.

Of course, they need the "tax" revenue!!
Forum: Legislation, Licensing, Ethics & Legal Issues for Inspectors 3/7/19, 4:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 563
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Anyone, care to take a shot at explaining the pros and cons of state licensure?

Absolutely NOT meaningless. It does one thing very well. It subliminally tells every person searching for a home inspector that EVERY home inspector is EQUAL in the eyes of the State! They all have a...
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 3/6/19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Anyone Seen Nick?

Contact InterNACHI - Int'l Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) (https://www.nachi.org/contact.htm)
Forum: Electrical Inspections 3/5/19, 8:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Thought I would leave this beauty here

Excellant. Glad to see you didn't simply condemn the panel based upon the manufacturers name.
There is a lot of "opinion" sites on the internet by wannabe experts.
Might I recommend you include...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 3/4/19, 8:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: Thought I would leave this beauty here

Okay, so now what? Whatcha' gonna do about it??
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 2/27/19, 7:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: roof inspection

Why? Asked and answered. How will photos improve upon the extremly honest and to the point answer the OP has already received?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/22/19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: bids

Basements aren't always 'conditioned space' unless 'finished'. I use 'Total' sq/ft when determining my fee's, (not just "above grade" as some agents like to try and get away with).


Anyway, to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/22/19, 3:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Jeffrey R. Jonas
Re: bids

Good advice if all are slab-on-grade or crawls. If an area with basements, you can easily double the sq/ft that is NOT included in "finished" calculations. Don't get me started on 3-4 bay attached...
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