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HOUSE OF HORRORS® IN COLORADO
UPCOMING TRAINING & EVENTS

Located at InterNACHI® Headquarters in Boulder, Colorado

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Give the gift of live, hands-on training at InterNACHI's House of Horrors®! Email events@internachi.org to purchase a gift certificate for any class!

 

Use coupon code PROMO10 for 10% off any in-person residential class. Commercial classes are excluded.

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5 Day Become a Home Inspector Training

Washington-licensed inspectors will receive 40 hours toward their state-required continuing education. This training qualifies for 40 InterNACHI® CE credits. 

Pre-Licensing Approvals:

  • 35 hours toward Virginia’s pre-licensing requirements 

  • 40 hours toward Florida's pre-licensing requirements

Upcoming Dates:

5-Day "Become a Home Inspector" Training 

$1,875 for InterNACHI® members

Join us for five days of home inspection training at the InterNACHI® House of Horrors®. This training is for anyone new to the home inspection business and for those who want to enhance their skills. Certified Master Inspectors® will teach you at the House of Horrors®, an entire house with a thousand defects built under our roof. You will conduct supervised home inspections at the House of Horrors® and write inspection reports with other inspectors. 

Training Topics Include:

  • Exterior

  • HVAC Systems

  • Attic, Insulation, Interior, and Ventilation

  • Roofs

  • Report Writing

  • Plumbing

  • Structural Issues

  • Electrical; and

  • much more!

 

More information about the class

Home Inspection Training Day

This class is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Upcoming Date:

Home Inspection Training Day

Price: $299

Join us for the Home Inspection Training Day at InterNACHI's Colorado House of Horrors®. Similar to a ride-along inspection, you'll follow Certified Master Inspector® Shawn Williams through the House of Horrors®. Students will learn how to perform a home inspection and note them on a report. You'll utilize home inspections tools to inspect the defects you spot. You'll train with and advance your skills in performing home inspections and finding all of the defects at InterNACHI's Colorado House of Horrors®.

During the training, you'll:

  • perform an inspection of the House of Horrors®;

  • learn how to spot defects;

  • understand why they are defects;

  • utilize inspection tools, such as GFCI testers;

  • learn how to write an inspection report;

  • create a mock inspection report using a checklist provided; and

  • much more!

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During this class, you’ll learn how to inspect:

  • plumbing systems; 

  • electrical service panels;

  • HVAC systems;

  • garages;

  • stucco and brick walls;

  • roofs having different materials;

  • foundations;

  • residential decks;

  • and much more.

2-Day Inspection Basics for Home Inspectors

Price: $600

Join us for two days of home inspection training at the InterNACHI® House of Horrors®. This class is for anyone new to the home inspection profession and for those who want to enhance their skills. During this class, you will conduct home inspections with other inspectors, supervised by Certified Master Inspectors®, at the House of Horrors®, an entire house built with a thousand defects, and write inspection reports. In addition, you’ll learn how to start up your business with business and marketing tips.

(This is more than an introduction to home inspecting, but it isn't a replacement for the more in-depth five-day training course.)

You’ll learn to identify:

  • common problems with water heaters and how to note these defects in your inspection report;

  • cifferent types of wiring and how to distinguish between aluminum and copper;

  • incorrectly wired outlets;

  • and more.

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This training qualifies for 8 InterNACHI® CE credits.

Upcoming Dates:

Advanced Well Inspection Training

$499 for InterNACHI® members
$599 for non-members

Upon successful completion of the training at the House of Horrors®, the student will be able to identify the different types of wells, perform a proper water test, check the well's meter and interpret the results, understand static water testing and what it tells you about the well, report to clients defects observed in a well system during an inspection, identify health and safety hazards in the well system, and understand the importance of well water quality and safety. You will inspect a mock-up functioning well system under controlled conditions in a hands-on classroom setting.

The Certified Professional Inspector® who completes this training will be considered an InterNACHI® Certified Advanced Well Inspector.

 

More information about the class

This training program is also available online, providing learners with the flexibility to access the course materials remotely.

Sewer Scope Inspection Training

This class is approved for state-approved continuing education hours in the following states:  SD and WA. This training qualifies for 8 InterNACHI® CE credits.

Upcoming Dates:

Sewer Scope Inspection Training

$499 for InterNACHI® members
$599 for non-members

Become a Certified Sewer Scope Inspector by taking this one-day, hands-on training held at the InterNACHI® House of Horrors®. You'll learn how to perform sewer scope inspections, identify and describe pipes and defects observed during the inspection, and add this ancillary inspection to your business in the most profitable way. You'll be using a few different types of sewer scopes and cameras. And you'll be inspecting various types of pipe and defects purposely installed in the pipe system at the House of Horrors®. 

InterNACHI® Members who complete this training will be considered an InterNACHI® Certified Sewer Scope Inspector.

More information about the class

This training program is also available online, providing learners with the flexibility to access the course materials remotely.

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This training qualifies for 16 InterNACHI® CE credits.

Upcoming Dates:

2-Day Advanced Home Inspection Training

$650 for InterNACHI® members

This two-day Advanced Home Inspection Training Class at the House of Horrors® will cover the following:
 

  • electrical systems (panels, bonding and grounding, and age-related issues, such as arc faults, etc.);

  • plumbing systems (including private well/septic systems, and issues related to the water supply and waste lines, etc.);

  • heating systems;

  • structural issues (common masonry cracks, and how to identify normal settling vs. structural issues that need further evaluation);

  • EIFS and modern synthetic stucco systems;

  • and inspection protocol (to minimize your liability and increase your referrals).

 

Please note that this class is not geared toward beginners. Only advanced inspection topics will be covered.

Introduction to Commercial Property Inspections 3-Day Class

This training qualifies for 24 InterNACHI® CE credits.

Full Class Schedule

Upcoming Dates:

Location:

House of Horrors® at InterNACHI® Headquarters in Boulder, CO

Please click here for more information.

Introduction to Commercial Property Inspections 3-Day Class

$1,250 for CCPIA members
$1,500 for non-members

This three-day in-person training at the House of Horrors® (or partnership locations) will teach you how to inspect commercial buildings. Students will learn inspection procedures and successful business practices. We will cover the key differences between commercial and residential services, including types of properties, systems, components, standards, procedures, and clients. ​This class is hosted by the Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA.org).

More information about the class

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This training qualifies for 18 hours InterNACHI® CE credits.

Additional dates coming soon!

Location:

(from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Please click here for more information

COST-TO-CURE REPORTING FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INSPECTORS

$1,000 for CCPIA members
$1,300 for non-members

In this two-day, in-person class, students will learn how to create a cost-to-cure table. A cost-to-cure table is a compilation of construction cost estimates to address immediate improvements to a commercial property based on the findings in your inspection report. This service can help your clients determine the necessary funds they need to set aside in order to cover immediate expenses.

 

Commercial property inspectors first determine the overall condition of a property, and this class will teach you how to go a step further by providing insight into the financial picture of the property as an asset. Register today to begin offering cost-to-cure services, setting you apart from the rest.

More information about the class

Commercial Property Inspection 1-Day Field Training

This training qualifies for 16 InterNACHI® CE credits.

Additional dates coming soon!

Commercial Property Inspection 1-Day Field Training

$450 for CCPIA members
$500 for non-members

This one-day of in-person training offers students the opportunity to participate in a full day of hands-on training inspecting a commercial building. The subject building provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to inspect three common types of commercial properties — a restaurant, a brewery, and an auto repair garage, with CCPIA Instructor Rob Claus, CMI®. You will inspect a variety of commercial systems and discuss inspection methodology, how the systems work, defect recognition, and best practices for report writing. This class is hosted by the Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA.org).

(This training will be conducted at a Partner Location and not at the HOH.)

Certified Residential Thermographer CRT Training

This training qualifies for 16 InterNACHI® CE credits.

Upcoming Dates

Certified Residential Thermographer CRT Training

$595 for Early Bird Registration
$695 for regular registration 

During this two-day class, students will learn to use an infrared camera to detect thermal patterns caused by defects, energy loss, water problems, and moisture intrusion. You'll also learn how to interpret results and recognize the limitations of thermal imaging. Each attendee successfully completing all requirements and a final exam will become a Certified Residential Thermographer. Monroe Infrared hosts this training. 

InterNACHI® House of Horrors® 

InterNACHI® Headquarters

4635 Nautilus Court South, Suite C
Boulder, CO 80301 

moranda@internachi.org

(303) 223-3574

 

The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is not open to the public. The staff works remotely, and the doors are locked. If you'd like to take a self-guided tour of the InterNACHI® House of Horrors® in Boulder, Colorado, please click here to make a request

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