Home Inspector Newsletter #96 August 2016

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The Largest Inspectors Convention That Texas Has Ever Seen

October 14-16th, 2016, in Texas

The 2016 Annual Conference will be held at the Brazos County Expo Complex on October 15th and 16th, 2016. Don't miss the largest inspectors expo that Texas has ever seen. It will feature 38 vendors, and all of our classes are Texas/TREC-approved for 16 CEUs.

Classes include:
  • Inspecting Exterior Cladding, Flashing, Decking and Firewall Design
  • Marketing for Real Estate Inspectors
  • Infrared-Certified® Class
  • How to Perform Residential Swimming Pool and Spa Inspections
Classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

If you haven't met the staff at InterNACHI or Founder Nick Gromicko, this is your chance. Nick is a TPREIA Board Member and will be presenting many exciting marketing methods that you can implement now to boost your home inspection business. Other presenters include Don Davison, John McKenna, and Louisiana Pacific Specialists.

This inspector convention is going to be huge! We'll see you there.

How to Use the Free, Online
Inspection Agreement System

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InterNACHI's online inspection agreement is signable and legally binding. It allows the client to read and sign your agreement before you do the inspection, or, at least before they view their report online.

We've provided InterNACHI's basic contract for you to start out with, but you can make changes as you like--including creating your own agreement templates for the different services you offer.

Your Inspection Company's
Home Maintenance Book

Click here to watch the 1-minute video.

Your company can have its own customized home maintenance book to give to clients for only $2.70 each.

We can put anything you want on the cover, including a different title, a photo of you or your work vehicle, or whatever you like.

We'll provide all the custom design work for free.

Deadline to Order

The next deadline to order your customized home maintenance books is Monday, August 22, 2016. Please visit Inspector Outlet to get started.

Order Your Customized Books Now

Jessica Langer 
InterNACHI Marketing Director 


FREE Commercial Inspection Class with Nick Gromicko  

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September 8, 2016, in Boulder, Colorado 

InterNACHI Founder Nick Gromicko will teach you how to start and operate a commercial inspection company. It is appropriate for home inspectors wishing to add commercial inspections to their services. This is a business management course, not a technical course. Nick will teach you how to run your company like a general contractor who subs out the electrical or plumbing work to others. And, yes, you'll learn everything you need to know in this one-evening course. The class will be held at the InterNACHI Headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.  

Custom Logos for Inspectors

Check out the inspector logo.
InterNACHI's Marketing Team just created a new custom logo for Frost Home Inspections at no cost to the InterNACHI member.

Have your marketing professionally designed by the InterNACHI design team. The design services are free after you place your print order.

Listen to "How to Calculate
Your Inspection Fees"

Home Inspector Podcast

Listen to InterNACHI's Home Inspector Podcast, where we talk every week about the home inspection business, marketing strategies, and making money.

The most important factor in any business is figuring out how much to charge for services. That's what we call pricing. It's crucial. Many inspectors have no idea how to go about it. In our most recent episode of the Home Inspector Podcast, you will learn how to calculate profitable inspection fees.  

How to Access Your Members-Only Account, Tools and Benefits  
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This video shows how easy it is to access the membership benefits, education courses, and other tools from within your InterNACHI Members-Only Account.

Watch the short how-to video.


Special Pricing for
InterNACHI Members

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Fenix HL60R LED Rechargeable Headlamp

Featuring a micro-USB port for go-anywhere charging, the Fenix HL60R Headlamp delivers a maximum output of 950 lumens, beam distance of up to 381 feet, and a runtime of up to 100 hours from just one rechargeable 18650 Li-ion battery. This feature-rich headlamp is equipped with neutral white LED for better color rendering, and a side switch to activate the five brightness levels and the red night vision mode. The HL60R is an all-season headlamp designed with an all-metal housing, and is waterproof up to 2 meters under water.

Inspection Field Guide for
Wood-Destroying Insects  

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InterNACHI's Complete Field Guide to Wood-Destroying Insects is the ultimate reference guide for home inspectors looking for any organism that damages wood.   

The guide is meant to be taken with you on your inspections and is color-coded for easy flip-to reference. It's water-resistant, UV-coated, and spiral-bound for on-site field evaluations.

The high-resolution photos will help you communicate to your clients what you observe. The illustrations will assist you in determining where to look for insect infestation.  


This field guide includes more than 100 pages of: 
  • high-resolution photos;
  • diagrams and comparative charts; and
  • tips on conditions that lead to infestation,

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Infrared Certification

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         -- Nick Gromicko


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InterNACHI, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, is a federally tax-exempt, 501(c)(6) non-profit trade organization headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. InterNACHI is the world's largest organization of residential and commercial property inspectors.
InterNACHI's mission is to operate the world's largest organization of certified residential and commercial property inspectors.



Provide degree and certificate programs and accredited Continuing Education to members.

  • Objective: Develop courses that combine a basic foundation of traditional education in a distance-learning format to enable members to meet their academic and professional goals.
  • Objective: Continuously build and maintain degree and certificate programs for members.
  • Objective: Obtain institutional and programmatic approval and accreditation from governmental and non-governmental regulating agencies.
Increase and strengthen the number of successful home inspection businesses in the world.
  • Objective: Offer memberships to individuals around the world.
  • Objective: Provide valuable membership benefits.
  • Objective: Develop effective business and marketing products and services for members.
  • Objective: Continue to build and enhance our education system and student services. 
InterNACHI members follow a comprehensive Standards of Practice and are bound by a strict Code of Ethics. The membership takes part in the regular exchange of professional experiences and ideas to support each other. InterNACHI maintains an industry blog, Inspection Forum, and local Chapters in support of this exchange of information. InterNACHI provides its members with other means of direct and membership-wide communication to further their understanding of their particular roles in the inspection industry and how best to serve their clients. The benefits of this cross-communication enhance the members' ability to build their businesses and develop specialized ancillary services.

InterNACHI's Vision and Mission Statement

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