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Insulation can help regulate temperature, ventilation and moisture control in crawlspaces. Read about some important installation guidelines and inspection tips in Inspecting Insulation of Exist
If you your home has an active sump pump, be warned: your sump pump will not last forever. I promise. It probably won't give you any warning before it fails
Moisture intrusion is one of the most serious problems a home can experience. It can lead to rapid deterioration of many structural components. Home inspectors can familiarize themselves w
I've put together a tool list for my inspectors. I've shared this list on home inspection discussion forums so many times that I decided to make it public.
In partnership with The Home Depot, InterNACHI is pleased to present an article for DIY-ers who need some pointers on replacing the grout on their tile walls and floors to keep them water-resista
Over the past two weeks, I've had numerous people share a recent home inspector-bashing article with me. I feel the need to respond.
One of the agents said to me as we were walking out together "That was a fantastic class. I heard you're a little psycho though."
One of the most conspicuous and annoying changes that was made to the plumbing code was the requirement for hideous dishwasher air gaps.
It’s important to be organized for an inspection, before, during and after. Especially if you’re a new inspector, it can be stressful trying to remember what to do and in what order.
Energy efficiency is a top priority for homeowners. Advising clients on how to lower their heating and cooling costs while maintaining comfort is important for home inspectors. When homeow
“Work smarter, not harder” is an axiom which recognizes that a small business owner’s most valuable resource is time. Don’t waste your time trying to reinvent the wheel w
InterNACHI offers a variety of ready-to-use forms for different aspects of home inspections, based on InterNACHI’s Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection. Home insp
If I could wave a magic wand to make my job as a home inspector easier, I'd change the home inspection contingency form. Dig.
Members or their employers sometimes need a succinct letter that explains their InterNACHI certification, especially when your member ID or Member Certificate is insufficient. We’ve provided lan
This is a home inspection checklist for sellers, to help make sure that the home inspection can be completed once, the first time, without any hitches.
Home inspectors are about to be convinced of how easy it is to up-sell mold testing, as well as why it’s a sound business practice that can actually protect you. Read How Home Inspectors C
Dear Home Seller, I’m writing to ask you to please make your attic accessible.
In partnership with The Home Depot, InterNACHI is pleased to present an article on engineered wood sheathing. Like OSB, it’s a sturdy and lightweight alternative to hardwood and has m
I constantly see the rules about dryer duct safety and dryer transition ducts being brought into question, mostly on home inspector forums.
If you live in the DFW metroplex, getting a quiet moment outside is rare. All of the concrete and glass reflects noise as well as heat. Just about everything around you is creating the “hum&rdqu
This video compilation of home inspection defects is mostly for entertainment purposes. Enjoy.
At Berkeys, we are committed to supporting our community. We partner with local organizations to support our neighborhood. These organizations depend on us – all of us – for donations of m
Kitchen Remodeling Installation For Dallas Homeowners The kitchen remodeling is a central part of many homes, where people gather and socialize as well as cook. This means that when it is
Dallas’ West End Is Getting Smarter DFW residents are use to using their smart phones and car navigation systems to find their way through our very complex cities. Now, new technologies are bein
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New Developments For Your HVAC System It’s the beginning of the new year and many homeowners are planning their budgets. And many of them are considering including a portion of it for home
Split Air Conditioner Installation For Dallas Homeowners Ductless mini-split systems are also often easier to install than other types of space conditioning systems. This makes it possible to coo
I just passed the ICC Commercial Electrical Inspector (2014 – 3 hour 30 minute) exam. It has been six weeks since I received the 2014 NFPA70 code book and roughly two weeks since I signed
1.) Active water leakage – when the source of water infiltration is concealed by a wall or a ceiling the cause could be a number of things requiring further investigation. For example
The following list was developed off the top of my head without using any references to verify total correctness: Residential: Remove dead front to inspect main distribution panel Test representative
Home inspections are not supposed to be “technically exhaustive” according to nationally recognized home inspection standards. The problem is what is technically exhaustive to one in
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