Home Inspector Monthly Newsletter #75 November 2014

New, Free "Call Me Now" Buttons
for Inspection Business Websites 


To make it easier for potential clients to contact our members, InterNACHI has created an automated assistant and several new "Call Me Now" buttons.  


Members can simply choose the button they want, and copy the embed code into their website.




When a client clicks the button, the InterNACHI member is instantly called by an automated office assistant and given the client's call-back number. 


Click here for details about the "Call Me Now" button.  


Certified Home Energy Inspector™

Watch the video of our recent live webinar about becoming a Certified Home Energy Inspector™.


InterNACHI operates hundreds of lead-generation websites all over the world. In early November 2009, InterNACHI started tracking detailed statistics about a subset of leads generated by our top search engines. Since then, we've generated nearly 6 million total leads for our members.


Start receiving your inspection leads. 


Comfort Crawl Gloves


Order your padded forearm-protection gloves designed for crawling on the job, no matter what your profession.  

Order your gloves from Inspector Outlet today.   




 Become a Certified Crawlspace Inspector.  



New "How to Perform Pool and
Spa Inspections" Book

Take the free, online "How to Inspect Pools and Spas" course (free & online for members) for eight Continuing Education credit hours.



Members Get Business Logos   
Designed for Free 
InterNACHI's Marketing Team will design a new logo for your inspection business or re-design your existing logo, and design and customize your business cards, flyers and brochures. And all of the design services are FREE for members.


New Marketing Rack Cards for
IAC2 Mold and Radon

Custom Online Video Ads
Produced for Home Inspectors

California Inspectors Can Promote
Their Businesses to Licensed
Real Estate Agents

The State of California Bureau of Real Estate has approved InterNACHI's Continuing Education course for licensed real estate professionals.

This is a great marketing strategy for California home inspectors who want to promote their business to licensed real estate agents. When a real estate professional enters an InterNACHI member's ID number to begin the online course, the member will be automatically notified by email.

The online course educates licensed agents about InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspectors™.

Get your free marketing cards from InterNACHI's e-commerce partner Inspector Outlet, and start handing them out to licensed real estate agents. The cards provide instructions on how to access the free, online Continuing Education course.

Home Inspection Training Webinar
December 18, 2014

Learn tips on how to perform a home inspection during this webinar. It is free, live, and open to everyone. Bring your questions. 


Visit our Google+ Events page, and answer "Yes" to the question, "Are you going to watch?" (free Google account required).

If you can't make the webinar, answer "Yes" anyway and you'll receive an alert when the recorded video is available for viewing.


Structural Design of Lateral Resistance to Wind and Earthquake 
The objectives in designing a building's lateral resistance to wind and earthquake forces are:
  • to provide a system of shear walls, diaphragms, and interconnections to transfer lateral loads and overturning forces to the foundation;
  • to prevent building collapse in extreme wind and seismic events; and
  • to provide adequate stiffness to the structure for service loads experienced in moderate wind and seismic events.
InterNACHI has provided an article for inspectors that focuses on methods for evaluating the lateral resistance of individual subassemblies of the lateral force-resisting system LFRS (i.e., shear walls and diaphragms) and the response of the whole building to lateral loads (i.e., load distribution). Traditional design approaches as well as innovative methods, such as the perforated shear wall design method, are integrated into the designer's toolbox. While the code-approved methods have generally worked, there is considerable opportunity for improvement and optimization. Therefore, the information and design examples presented in this article provide a useful guide and resource that supplement existing building code provisions. More importantly, the article is aimed at fostering a better understanding of the role of analysis versus judgment, and promoting more efficient design in the form of alternative methods.


Every InterNACHI Member Now Gets Fleet Pricing at Jiffy Lube®  


Get Free, Unlimited, Full-Color
"Buy-Back" Rack Cards
(for Participating Members

If you are a participating member of the Buy-Back Program, you can now get unlimited, free Buy-Back rack cards to promote your business.

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  • Broad coverage with numerous policy enhancements
  • Competitive pricing for individual and multi-inspector firms
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3D Inspection Software

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Inspector Services Group. InterNACHI Members get a great deal.
does a home inspector need both professional liability and general liability insurance? 

Our executive director was a home inspector for over 20 years, so we know how to "speak your language," offering you policies you can grow with.
Construction Inspections 
for Lenders
Lenders across the United States are hiring inspectors to collect accurate and timely information. Construction loan inspections are quick and easy to do.

This is a great additional revenue stream for home inspectors.

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100-Day Inspection Coverage

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