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     1  ~ 2014 sep 16romex intumesceBunching Romex - Page 2 - InspectionNews - Home InspectionThread: Bunching Romex ...... several NM cables passing through wooden framing members with intumescing fire caulk installed in every hole.
     1  ~ 2014 aug 18telescoping ladder problemsMetalTech telescoping ladders . - InspectionNews - Home InspectionI have been using an Xtend n' Climb 12.5 telescopic ladder for 7 years .... I've always used "Little Giant" ladders - 17 years with no problems .
     1  ~ 2014 aug 17home inspection newsInspectionNews - Home InspectionInspectionNews .net is the first, the largest and still the BEST independent home inspection resource and message board. InspectionNews has all the home ... ‎Electrical Systems: Home ... - ‎FAQ - ‎Inspection Referrals - ‎Calendar
     1  ~ 2014 jul 27home inspector newsInspectionNews has all the home inspection resources you could want. ... Inspection News and related information from various sources around the country . ‎Electrical Systems: Home ... - ‎Register - ‎FAQ - ‎Inspection Referrals
     2  ~ 2014 sep 27he tapped the doorbellDouble tapping the doorbell transformerGuys, Since double tapping the doorbell transformer on a breaker is not ... He posted three times, said it was "screwed" on the second post.
     2  ~ 2014 sep 15forum inspectorProvides a forum for professionals engaged in the home inspection industry to share ideas and insights. ‎Electrical Systems: Home ... - ‎FAQ - ‎Inspection Referrals - ‎Calendar
     2  ~ 2014 jul 28fireplace damper blockClip on fireplace damper - InspectionNews - Home InspectionThe damper is required to be blocked open. There is no CO danger if the pilot goes out though, the danger is when the fireplace is in use with ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 26spectrum field servicesWho can tell me about Spectrum Field ServicesI just got a call from a company out of Utah called Spectrum Field Services . They asked if I would be interested in inspecting an 18 unit ...
     3  -1 2014 sep 20home inspector forums
     3  +1 2014 aug 28gas fireplace shutoff valveGas shut off valve location - InspectionNews - Home InspectionIs there a minimum/maximum distance required for a gas shut off ... for a fireplace it is allowed to be remotely located (remember, that valve is a ...
     3  -1 2014 aug 26bonding metal drain pipeElectrical Bonding - DWV - InspectionNews - Home InspectionWho calls out metal drain waste vent piping for not being bonded ? Especially in mixed metal /plastic systems. _Nat Similar Threads: Electrical ...
     3  -1 2014 aug 07home inspection job outlookRe: Career suggestions - InspectionNews - Home InspectionOver the last few months I've been researching the job outlook for a home inspector , salary, certification, ect. My current profession as a pilot ...
     3  +2 2014 jul 25fiber siding coldfiber cement siding in cold climatesAnyone know of problems with Hardi Plank, or the like, in cold climates? Similar Threads: Siding stains Wood Structural Panel Sheathing or ...
     3  +3 2014 jul 25bbb accreditation costBBB - Is it worth the price of admission?Is your business accredited by your BBB and if so, is it worth the cost ? Do you get a .... I occasionally get asked by clients if I am BBB accredited .
     3  +1 2014 jul 21mobile home inspectionsWhat's unique to inspecting manufactured homesI've got my first manufactured home inspection scheduled in a couple of days... actually it's two of them, next to one another on separately ...
     3  -1 2014 jul 21lenox airconditioning coversCovering AC Condensers in the WinterI do not see any benefit at all to covering an AC unit (except for those ..... Rheem and Lennox were the only manufacturers who addressed the ...
     4  ~ 2014 sep 26check tji joists for holesTJI "BIG HOLES " - InspectionNews - Home Inspectiondo you know the depth of the joists and the size of the holes ? ... I do not see a 18" tji but on a 16" beam a 13" hole can be cut and that will take out ..... Looks good Vern - just need a little spell check on the two "manufactures."
     4  -1 2014 sep 22complete draw inspectionsDraw Inspections - InspectionNews - Home InspectionIf you do a proper and complete draw inspection with percentages complete, etc., photos and other documentation, it is worth MORE THAN ...
     4  -2 2014 sep 05height receptacle garageMinimum height for garage receptaclesI thought that there was a minimum height requirement for garage receptacles due to the possibility of sparks igniting flammable vapors such ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 21mobile home inspectors
     5  +9 2014 oct 03thermal inspection businessIR Thermal Imaging , toy or moneymakerLots of thermal imaging cameras are sold each year to home inspectors. ... Having been a home inspector for over 13 years, I wrote a business  ...
     5  -4 2014 aug 09furnace venting negative gradeNegative slope - furnace flue - InspectionNews - Home Inspectionand one item was to repair the negative slope in the furnace flue. ... at the gable end wall and were connected to a concentric vent connector.
     5  +1 2014 aug 04fire sprinkler rme wantedDoes the IPC now allow Master Plumbers to install Residential Fire Not having the newest code books here I just wanted to verify if ... To say companies that install fire sprinkler systems are heavily ... The problem will be finding the Responsible Managing Employee that will hold the license.
     5  +4 2014 jul 31nfpa inspection forms chimneyLevel II Chimney Inspection Cost - InspectionNews - Home InspectionNFPA level II chimney inspection from a licensed chimney sweep ? ... in attics and rarely provide comprehensive written reports and there is ...
     5  +22 2014 jul 16attic water tank insulationAttic insulation and water heater ventQuestion for the experts: I have a gas water heater in the utility room that vents through the attic to the outside. There is a lot of blow in.
     6  ~ 2014 sep 11vent free firepace in ontarioVentless gas fireplace verbiage - InspectionNews - Home InspectionThe difference between a ventless fireplace and the old unvented gas heaters is that the .... Ventless gas fireplaces are illegal in Ontario . Share.
     6  +1 2014 sep 02society of field inspectorsList of Field Service Companies? - InspectionNews - Home InspectionCheck the site at Home - Society of Field Inspectors ... SOFI. I have done some work for a couple of the companies that you list and a handful of ...
     6  +1 2014 aug 17seattle supora key" Supra Key " inconsistancy of whom can get oneIn my area I am not able to get a Supra Key because I have been told by "the .... If any HI 's in the Seattle - Tacoma Areas have a Supra Key , it is ...
     6  ~ 2014 jul 17hardboard composite sidingFailing composite or hardboard sidingReceived the inspection report today for the home I am looking to buy. I asked the inspector about the damage, shown in the attached image- ...
     7  -2 2014 sep 30ge havac house unitAge of GE Condensing Units - InspectionNews - Home InspectionGE stopped making residential A/C & heating equipment in the mid ... This unit has a GE tag. ... HVAC Equipment - How to determine the age
     7  +2 2014 sep 26junk in crawl spaceCrawl space debris - InspectionNews - Home InspectionHi everyone, I am relatively new to home inspections but not to residential construction. I ran across a crawl space recently that was just a mess.
     7  -3 2014 aug 23leonnox combustion air inducerLennox G40UH Furnace Combustion Air NoiseThe noise seems to be coming from the combustion air inducer fan near the chimney. The fan itself seems to be ok - shaft not binding and ...
     7  -4 2014 aug 22pb disaster servicesparr and pb but are there other companies that will hire for disaster Hi , I am signed up with PB , and have a good friend that does ... for the FEMA housing project deployments by Parr or PB disaster services .
     7  -2 2014 aug 22tar and gravel roofTar and Gravel Roof - InspectionNews - Home InspectionNever seen a tar and gravel roof on a residential roof, what's the life expectancy and what should I be looking for ? Similar Threads: Metal Roof ...
     7  +3 2014 aug 09copper pipe epoxyGlued Copper Pipes ? - InspectionNews - Home InspectionA fellow inspector found copper water pipes glued, possibly with clear epoxy , instead of soldered. Is this an acceptable repair? Does anyone ...
     7  -3 2014 aug 07ladder home inpectionDefault Re: Ladder size - InspectionNews - Home InspectionNew to the business and looking to purchase a ladder . I have a 28' aluminum extension ladder but looking to purchase something easier to ...
     7  -2 2014 aug 03gfi breakers for poolarticle 680 swimming pools - InspectionNews - Home InspectionAn inground swimming pool with a spa ,light, filter motor , circulating motor and disinfectant light is ... None of these are GFCI circuit breakers .
     7  ~ 2014 jul 30national field service firmsList of Field Service Companies ? - InspectionNews - Home InspectionDoes anyone have a link to a listing of National or Regional Field Service and Inspection Companies ? (Preferably with Reviews) I have found ...
     7  -1 2014 jul 22payne air handlersPayne air conditioners - InspectionNews - Home InspectionHe told me that Payne air conditioners are worse than Goodman. ... noisy, which, every Goodman/Janitrol air handler I have ever inspected is.
     7  +6 2014 jul 21gutter under drip edgeNew gutters and drip edge issues - InspectionNews - Home InspectionBut is it really okay for the spikes and ferrules to go into the fascia below the drip edge ? Since the back of the gutters do not go up high behind ...
     8  -2 2014 oct 01mueller insurance inspectorMueller Services Inc. - Insurance Loss Control Surveys - Page 2They require inspectors to carry E and O insurance and that would be ... I also have other deduction (non- Mueller ) that put me over the limit for ...
     8  +1 2014 sep 29masonry fireplace gas starterFireplace gas stub - InspectionNews - Home InspectionAre you allowed to burn wood in a fireplace if it has a gas line
     8  ~ 2014 sep 10electricity saver nitroEnergysaver 1800 - InspectionNews - Home InspectionI don't think a residential meter is even capable of measuring power .... Does the Electricity Saver Nitro and other electricity savers work and ...
     8  +1 2014 sep 08reliable asbestos test kitAnyone use Pro-Lab test kits from HD, Lowes, etc.?Does anyone recommend Pro-Lab home testing kits ( asbestos , lead paint, mold, water quality, radon, etc.) found in most home stores for a ...
     8  +1 2014 sep 05onix radiant tubingRubber? loop piping for radiant heating zones in mid 80s BC Polybutylene pipe as I recall became brittle because of chlorine and there were .... Onix radiant tubing has been made by Watts for decades.
     8  -3 2014 aug 20ryobi moisture meter reviewNeed a new moisture meter - InspectionNews - Home Inspectionmoisture meter , Industrial Electrical Test, Gardening Plants items on eBay.com ... I bought the $50 Ryobi pin-less form the big box store several ...
     8  -3 2014 aug 10ladder home inspection
     8  +6 2014 aug 06sap wooden beamsSappy Attic? - InspectionNews - Home InspectionDoes this dripping " sap " deteriorate the integrity of the beam ? ... Don: Much of the wood produced for framing lumber has pitch pockets or areas ...
     8  -1 2014 aug 06assurant property advantageInspectors Needed - InspectionNews - Home InspectionMy name is Juan A. Irwin I'm Vendor Relations Liaison for Assurant Property Advantage , a division of Assurant Inc., a Fortune 500 company.
     8  -6 2014 aug 05chinese drywall inspectionHow to test for chinese drywall - InspectionNews - Home InspectionOK I understand that some way's to test for this Chinese drywall is to ... Is there any other ways as home inspectors that we can offer clients to ...
     8  +1 2014 jul 26tar and gravel roofing
     8  -4 2014 jul 23telescoping ladder reviewsI have been using an Xtend n' Climb 12.5 telescopic ladder for 7 years .... I found many positive reviews from users of this particular ladder and I ...
     8  -1 2014 jul 19payne air conditioner reviewsHe told me that Payne air conditioners are worse than Goodman. ... 1990's has changed and that they are now producing a fairly good system?
     8  +3 2014 jul 18sherwin williams ladderswanting to buy telescoping ladder - InspectionNews - Home InspectionI am a relative newcomer to these types of ladders . I have a 12.5' and am considering adding a 15'. Check Sherwin Williams for pricing and ...
     9  +4 2014 sep 25attic firewallsFirewall Question - InspectionNews - Home InspectionThe walls in the adjacent units were bedroom walls and not attic .... whether or not there was a proper firewall between them (such as in the old, ...
     9  -3 2014 aug 24fireplace combustion air ductFireplace combustion air from attic?I ran across this configuration for a gas fireplace combustion air vent that's terminating in the attic. Is this OK or does this vent have to.
     9  -2 2014 aug 22combustion air inducer
     9  -4 2014 aug 04field inspectors neededNeed Field Reps; work in your town. $5-$50 per inspection .Field Services Guide: Plus Field Asset Services and Field Service .... They needed a inspector to verify occupancy.
     9  -2 2014 aug 02ryobi pinless moisture metere
     9  +10 2014 aug 01dual water heatersdouble water heater ? - InspectionNews - Home InspectionIt appears hot water is feeding into another water heater already hot? I can guess why, but is this concidered code, and can this set up damage ...
     9  -2 2014 jul 28garbage disposal septic tankGarbage disposal with septic systemI inspected a home yesterday and found a garbage disposal installed under ... will add dramatically to the build up of sludge in the septic tank .
     10  ~ 2014 oct 05field inspecting job opportunitiesWe Need Field Reps; work in your town. \-\ per inspection . I cant promise work in all areas. We have about 100 companies in the foreclosure,
     10  -1 2014 sep 08fireproof insulation home depotDefault Re: Great stuff foam - InspectionNews - Home InspectionDow Introduces Great Stuff™ Fireblock Insulating Foam Sealant to Resist
     10  -7 2014 sep 07garage receptacle height
     10  +1 2014 sep 03building inspector toolsInspection tools - InspectionNews - Home Inspectionis Andy Petrick and I am just starting a home inspection buisness. ... I have a list of tools but I was looking for a little help in building a list of ...
     10  +4 2014 aug 25gfi outlets in kitchenMore than one GFI on the same circuitIs it alright to have more than one GFCI outlet on the same circuit. I had one today with four GFCI outlets on the same kitchen countertop circuit.
     10  -4 2014 aug 15home guage inspection reportHome Gauge Inspection Software - InspectionNews - Home InspectionIf someone can give me a little feedback on both the Home Gauge and .... the beginning: Home Inspection Software - Reports by HomeGauge .
     10  -1 2014 aug 09what is nm-b wireTransition from Type NM to NM - B wiringI could not verify by looking in the panel if the wiring was Type NM or Type NM - B . Approximately what years would we start having NM - B in ...
     10  +8 2014 aug 08zelenski snow guardsSnow guards on metal roof - good or bad?N.B.T. Building Products - Snow Guards for Metal Roofs - Snobar, Snojax, Snoblox, ... Zaleski Model No-8.jpg (9.2 KB, 36 views); File Type: gif ...
     10  +1 2014 aug 07open chase in atticShared Chimney Chase Open In AtticThis is from a 17 year old townhouse I looked at yesterday. The shared chimney chase for the fireplaces is open in the attic and you can see the.
     10  +91 2014 aug 07exhaust ventilation duckExhaust duct shared by bathroom fansNot only has the code changed from 308 Exhaust Systems, but I can't ... Are the vent ducts encased/separated from the walls/ceilings/floors and ...
     10  +11 2014 aug 07dave hahn home inspectorOutdoor wood burning FP with B-vert liner but no capInspectionNews - Home Inspection · Help. Remember Me?
     10  -2 2014 aug 01gas ground boxesHelp.... Ground on gas meter - InspectionNews - Home InspectionOk, I have always been taught that the panel ground on a gas meter is a ... out of the electric meter box over to the house side of the gas meter.
     10  -1 2014 jul 30steam shower light fixturesLighting specifications for steam showersA steam shower would be a wet location, and if the fixture is wet location ... and if the light is not sealed it will be filled with condensation too.
     10  +91 2014 jul 28redneck smoke alarmredneck smoke alarm - InspectionNews - Home InspectionMy sincere apologies if this has been previously posted. Similar Threads: Smoke detector --AFCI? Smoke trails Smoke alarm placement smoke ...
     10  -6 2014 jul 22pool bond skimmerBonding pool water - InspectionNews - Home InspectionAnother issue that intrigued me at a 2008 NEC update class was the addition of 680.26(c). What have you folks been seeing used to address ...
     11  -7 2014 aug 30chinese drywall testOK I understand that some way's to test for this Chinese drywall is to check inside electrical outlets, to look inside the attic to look for.
     11  +4 2014 aug 29murray ite style eq-pWalker panel question - InspectionNews - Home InspectionI'm assuming, maybe incorrectly, that these ITE EQ - P circuit breakers .... I have never seen a Walker brand panel, but it looks like an ITE type panel ... You can add Gould and Murray to your ITE => Siemens cross reference list.
     11  -7 2014 aug 24copper gas lineCopper Gas Line - - InspectionNews - Home InspectionSimilar Threads: Charred Copper wires in Main Panels Exterior Installation of Gas Flex Line vertical pipe on relief line black flex gas .
     11  -5 2014 aug 23nation confort hvacHelp to determine the year it was manufactured a National Comfort I have a furnace made by National Comfort Products and I need some help ... This is a link to the site I use for HVAC and Water Heater dates of ...
     11  +5 2014 aug 17abestos mobile homeAsbestos test requested for mobile homeA Client just contacted me via e-mail and asked if I could do a asbestos inspection for the demolition of a mobile home , (the landfill requires.
     11  ~ 2014 aug 04trane model number nomenclatureTrane Heat Pump Year & Ton - InspectionNews - Home InspectionThis is only for Trane models . Other companies use a different method based on their model number nomenclature . How do I verify when my ...
     11  +1 2014 jul 26home inspection flashlightRe: Flashlight Comparison - InspectionNews - Home InspectionWell, my new TK40 flashlight from Fenix just arrived and I have now played with it for one day. It is a very impressive flashlight . I thought I would.
     11  +18 2014 jul 24vinyl siding thin verticalVinyl Siding Melting - Low E coatings responsible?How about thin vertical louvers which are a couple of inches width? ... Yet another piece of evidence in the case against vinyl siding . It makes ...
     11  -1 2014 jul 24air duct instalation costAverage cost of new duct work? - InspectionNews - Home InspectionAny one know the average cost of filling in the old duct work in the floor and running.
     11  +2 2014 jul 16garbage disposal septic friendlyI inspected a home yesterday and found a garbage disposal installed under the sink. I am aware you should not use this with a septic system.
     12  -2 2014 sep 30ocean tower demolitionOcean Tower Demolition , South Padre IslandDiesel for 700-mile round trip.....\0.00 Cheesy hotel room for 1 night....\.00 1500 pounds of high explosive shaped charges and 3 miles of det.
     12  -1 2014 sep 11nc bee inspector jack handyUnder priced home inspections - InspectionNews - Home InspectionOften I read on inspectors website that low pricing is an indication of inexperience. I guess it must be true.
     12  -6 2014 sep 09pushmatic circuit breakerPushmatic Panels - InspectionNews - Home InspectionIs there a reason that a pushmatic panel would be considered defective ... It is the circuit that requires AFCIs, and replacing a breaker is NOT ...
     12  -2 2014 sep 06mold water heater closetelectric water heater closet - ventilation/air circulation requirements?Hi , For electric water heater in closet , does one need to worry about mold if nothing leaks? I have a electric water heater with a louvered door.
     12  +7 2014 aug 26nationwide home inspectorsInspectionNews.net is the first, the largest and still the BEST independent home inspection resource and message board. InspectionNews has all the home ...
     12  +4 2014 aug 25rollout switches heatFlame Roll-Out - InspectionNews - Home InspectionThere is one roll-out switch (at least it appears to be) in the side of the heat exchanger casing that does not have a manual reset button on it.
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