Many new and even seasoned home inspectors forget the emotion that clients bring to a home inspection. Buyers are looking for someone with skills and [...]
You may not want to admit it, but even as a seasoned home inspector, you could miss things from time to time. If you're going [...]
Unlike separations that exist between dwelling units, the separation between the residence and garage is not a fire resistance-rated assembly.
American Home Inspection Training product manager Chris Chirafisi is also a licensed home inspector who uses up-close-and-personal marketing techniques to garner business.
The mentality is in favor of taking risk because property values are quickly rising, but the reality is buyers don’t understand how expensive what they don’t see could get.
Knob and Tube (K&T) electrical wiring is the oldest wiring method used in U.S. homes. While it can be safe and reliable in an untampered or original state, K&T wiring systems that have been modified can present a danger and potential for electrical fires.
Regardless of whether states have requirements to do the testing or not, professional home inspectors should be familiar with how to do short- and long-term radon testing, as well as how to determine if a homeowner needs to take action.