Go Back   InterNACHI Inspection Forum >

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 54
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: jfreudenberg
Forum: Student Discussions 2/12/19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 39,007
Research & Writing Assignment: Green...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Green strategies are a wise way to cut costs while being beneficial to the environment. Those strategies include solar window films, mineral wool insulation,...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/12/19, 9:54 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 39,007
Inspection & Writing Assignment: There is...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

There is no dedicated parking for the building as parking is shared with the property immediately adjacent to the building to its left. Public parking is...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/11/19, 3:07 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 55,365
Inspection & Writing Assignment: Organic...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Organic growth, staining, and patching was visible in the ceiling and adjacent wall. The moisture meter did not show elevated signs of moisture so it's possible...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/11/19, 3:05 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 55,365
Research & Writing Assignment: Home...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Home inspectors can increase their revenue and limit their liability by providing the additional service of mold inspection. By offering mold inspection including...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/21/18, 6:41 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 32,562
Research & Writing Assignment: There are a...

Research & Writing Assignment:

There are a number of benefits for home inspectors of using infrared thermography (IRT). Using IRT in concert with other tools such as moisture detectors, home...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/21/18, 6:09 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 32,562
Inspection & Writing Assignment: Stains on...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Stains on a ceiling can often be attributed to a roof leak or leak in a pipe in the attic. This is a picture of a air register with a ceiling stain immediately...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/21/18, 2:56 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 51,369
Inspection & Writing Assignment: Concrete...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Concrete masonry unit block pier foundation supports should rest on a concrete footing, and if they are over 36 inches in height should be interlocking when...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/21/18, 2:40 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 51,369
Research & Writing Assignment: Tie-downs...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Tie-downs help prevent wind uplift of manufactured homes. There are a number of different types of tie-down anchors which are appropriate for different soil and...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/26/18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 71,362
Research & Writing Assignment: There are...

Research & Writing Assignment:

There are three types of roofing underlayment: asphalt-saturated felt, rubberized asphalt and non-bitumen synthetic. Depending upon the slope of the roof, the type...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/26/18, 7:51 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 71,362
Inspection & Writing Assignment: The rubber...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

The rubber collar plumbing vent boot at the roof deck was severely cracked and in need of replacement. Moisture intrusion immediately under the roof sheathing was...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/23/18, 4:19 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 50,535
Research & Writing Assignment: Ooh, my...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Ooh, my little pretty one, my pretty one
When you gonna give me some time, ladder
Ooh, you make my motor run, my motor run
Got it coming off o' the line, ladder...
Forum: Student Discussions 11/23/18, 4:13 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 50,535
Inspection & Writing Assignment: This is my...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

This is my ladder. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

My ladder is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.
...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/1/18, 7:01 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 68,611
Research & Writing Assignment: There are...

Research & Writing Assignment:

There are many different beneficial uses of infrared technology for home inspections. Using infrared for home inspection is safe and quick especially when it comes...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/1/18, 5:08 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 68,611
Inspection & Writing Assignment: This is an...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

This is an image of a sheetrock ceiling exhibiting signs of moisture intrusion. The sheetrock was tested using a protimeter surveymaster which indicated an...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 8/17/18, 9:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Thumbs up Re: New FREE logo designed for Silk Inspections

Very happy with the new logo. I love it! Thanks, CK! You all were a pleasure to work with and very patient with me throughout the process.

I haven't been a NACHI member for very long but you...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 8/10/18, 4:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,678
Re: New training app for home inspectors

The Android app could be really good but it currently has a fatal flaw: nearly every correct answer is the top answer.

What would make it great is if every question was categorized so that you...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/17/18, 7:08 PM
Replies: 18,240
Views: 332,580
Inspection & Writing Assignment: Thermal...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Thermal imaging infrared detectors can be used on electrical service panels to get a better understanding of the wiring in the panel and if any connections are...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/17/18, 3:48 PM
Replies: 18,240
Views: 332,580
Research & Writing Assignment: Arc flashes...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Arc flashes are rapid flashovers of electrical current from their intended path to another conductor, neutral or ground. Arc flashes can cause serious bodily injury...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/17/18, 1:04 PM
Replies: 34,864
Views: 476,573
Inspection & Writing Assignment: ...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

Vermiculite is present in the attic space. Vermiculite is assumed to be cross-contaminated with asbestos and is a health hazard as it is known to cause cancer...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/17/18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34,864
Views: 476,573
Research & Writing Assignment: Vermiculite...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Vermiculite is a mineral used in attic spaces to provide insulation. Due to the fact that vermiculite mining was produced by a mining company responsible for 70% of...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/17/18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33,423
Views: 389,485
Research & Writing Assignment: Any...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Any appearances or actual conflicts of interest tarnish the reputation of the individual home inspector and quite possibly do damage to the industry as a whole....
Forum: Student Discussions 6/17/18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33,423
Views: 389,485
Research & Writing Assignment: A home...

Research & Writing Assignment:

A home inspector's obligation to honestly report material defects is to the client. Anyone asking a home inspector to provide anything less than their honest...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/12/18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16,480
Views: 327,804
Inspection & Writing Assignment: The attic...

Inspection & Writing Assignment:

The attic insulation has been installed incorrectly without foam baffles providing ventilation through the soffit vents. This has allowed for moisture intrusion...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/12/18, 9:57 PM
Replies: 16,480
Views: 327,804
Research & Writing Assignment: Home...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Home inspectors are required to inspect attic spaces and measure the depth of insulation in the rafters. There are many different types of insulation and...
Forum: Student Discussions 6/12/18, 8:34 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 47,271
Research & Writing Assignment: Bathroom...

Research & Writing Assignment:

Bathroom ventilation ducts and fans allow for the movement of moisture from bathroom spaces to the exterior of the home. Bathroom ventilation ducts should be smooth...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 54

 
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 6:13 AM.