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Structure, interior, and roof inspection of existing dwellings for the home inspector

Casey, Michael

Structure, interior, and roof inspection of existing dwellings for the home inspector

by Casey, Michael

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Published by Inspection Training Associates in Oceanside, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Inspection

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Casey & Kevin O"Malley.
    ContributionsO"Malley, Kevin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4817.5 .C38 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23141003M
    LC Control Number2007271779

    Click to Call or dial () Your Outside Inspection Checklist. During the first house trip, you must discount details locations of your home that you desire your inspector to examine much more carefully. A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the Skip to content Carmichael,CA

    Christine Shack has been a professional home inspector for 9 years. During that time she has inspected over 4, houses in the DFW and the surrounding areas. She holds state licenses in termite inspection, mold inspection, & lead inspection, and she specializes in historic homes and investment home inspections. largest home inspection authority in the United States and certifies members for ethical and diligent inspection services. Visit for complete details. It is the goal of the inspection to put a home buyer in a better position to make a buying decision. Not all improvements will be identified during this inspection.

    That's where I, Steven Richer owner of Primo Home Inspections come in. While you focus on the home's style, size, layout, price, and neighborhood, I will take care of evaluating its major systems - like the roofing, plumbing, heating, structure, foundation, interior components, exterior components, electrical, basically everything that is part. Inspecting an Attic from the Inside Out. By: Cliff Steelman. The attic is one of the most important areas of the house to be inspected. Here’s why, along with a few tips to help ensure that your attic inspections are thorough and complete. To understand the importance of an attic inspection you must first understand the purpose of the roof.


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Structure, interior, and roof inspection of existing dwellings for the home inspector by Casey, Michael Download PDF EPUB FB2

Customers may purchase existing or new construction dwellings. Existing dwellings must be considered modest for the area with a maximum square footage of 2, sq.

ft., structurally sound and functionally adequate, and must be in good repair or can be placed in good repair with loan Size: KB. By Reuben Saltzman In Home Inspection Checklist - Interior On Ap This is a follow-up to last week’s post, which gave a home inspection checklist for the exterior of homes.

The goal of this checklist is to give potential home buyers a ‘heads-up’ for some potentially larger defects. ROOFING. The inspector shall: inspect: roofing materials. roof drainage systems. flashing. skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations.

describe: roofing materials. methods used to inspect the roofing. The inspector is NOT required to inspect: antennae. interiors of vent systems, flues, and chimneys that are not readily accessible. The HOME REFERENCE BOOK - the Encyclopedia of Homes, Carson Dunlop & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, 25th Ed.,is a bound volume of more than illustrated pages that assist home inspectors and home owners in the inspection and detection of problems on buildings.

The text is intended as a reference guide to help building owners operate. Home inspections routinely include inspectors climbing up a ladder and walking on the roof to check for leaks, defective areas and overall structure/sturdiness. This method of home roof inspection places inspectors at risk of injuries or even death from a slip or a fall, especially during periods of high winds or dampness that cause the roof.

Home Structure Inspection There are several different ways that the support structure of the home is built. They include steel I-beams, steel columns (or steel screw jacks), wood support walls, laminated beams, floor joists, and block or poured concrete support posts.

• Interior Inspection: Because roof leaks ultimately damage your home, the inspector will check interior ceilings, the attic, and interior walls for water stains, mold, rot, and other signs that Author: Glenda Taylor. At Dwelling Diagnostics, Inc., we offer a full range of inspection and testing services.

Our service area includes State College, Bellefonte, Philipsburg as well as other areas in and around Centre County. Dwelling Diagnostics, Inc. conducts a fair and impartial inspection and report, including digital photos.

Roof joist are horizontal or nearly horizontal framing members on low sloped roofs that carry the sheathing, roof covering and live loads above to walls or beams. Roof joists can be thought of as low-slope rafters. Some roof joists also carry ceiling finishes.

ceiling joists are horizontal members that support insulation and ceilings. HIC – Structure Inspection This subject focuses on the following structural components of a resident dwelling: foundations and footings, floors, walls and roof/ceiling structures.

Students learn to apply knowledge of structures to inspections that focus on system performance, safety concerns and compliance with good construction.

Source: (qoppi/ Shutterstock) Who performs a structural home inspection. During the overall home inspection—which involves a visual assessment of your home’s basic systems including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and roof—problems could pop up that a home inspector won’t be able to confidently assess.

In these cases, the general inspector recommends the buyer call in a specialty : Whitney Mckinnon. A structural inspection by an engineer, on the other hand, focus on the structural condition of the home: the foundation, the floor structure, the walls, the ceiling and the roof.

The purpose of a structural inspection is to define probable load-paths from the roof to the ground and to make sure these load-paths and the age of time have not.

Mastering Roof Inspections: Asphalt Composition Shingles, Part Mechanical Attachment Points. Mastering Roof Inspections: Asphalt Composition Shingles, Part SHINGLE INSTALLATION METHODS. Slope Limitations. Valley Types. Open Valleys.

Closed Valleys. Cut Valleys. Woven Valleys. Mastering Roof Inspections: Asphalt Composition Shingles, Part Start studying Residential building inspector. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. replacing an existing lamp attached to the ceiling of an interior hallway Photovoltaic panels are to be installed on an existing buildings roof.

Panels must be located at least 3 feet from the _____. the floor structure. the wall structure. the ceiling structure. the roof structure.

The inspector is NOT required to: provide engineering or architectural services or analysis. offer an opinion about the adequacy of structural systems and components. Our Standard Home Inspection. We will inspect the structure, systems and components of the home, inside and out, from the foundation to the roof, using the latest tools and technology.

As Certified Professional Inspectors trained by InterNACHI, we adhere to. NJ Course Description Interior & Insulation Inspection NIHI Focus is on the inspection of thermal insulation, Moisture Management techniques & Issues, vapor retardants and ventilation systems, as well as the interior elements of residential dwellings such as walls, ceilings, floors, basements, doors, windows, interior stairs/railings, installed counter-tops and cabinets, and garage.

Inspection Checklist for Older Buildings A Worksheet Approach for Property Owners: Inspecting your building: This checklist is intended as a guide for inspecting older buildings. Since all buildings are different, the checklist is general in nature and can be adapted to fit specific cases.

It can be used for conducting annual building File Size: KB. The standard home inspector’s report will cover the condition of the home’s heating system; central air conditioning system (temperature permitting); interior plumbing and electrical systems; the roof, attic and visible insulation; walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; the foundation, basement and structural.

Conducting a directed and independent inspection study performed according to the Standards of Practice, including the development of an inspection report Submitting an inspection.

Home inspectors provide an objective, independent and comprehensive analysis of a home's major systems and components. Students in this College Certificate program learn the technical skills to assess and report on the condition of a home and its systems, as well as the business communication skills to build a successful practice in the home inspection field.Kentucky Residential Code First Edition June As Adopted by: dwellings, two-family dwellings and townhouses and no local government shall R Existing structures.

The legal occupancy of any structure existing on the date of adoption of this code shallFile Size: 1MB. Reuben is a second-generation home inspector with a passion for his work. He grew up remodeling homes and learning about carpentry since he was old enough to hold a hammer. Reuben is the owner of Structure Tech Home Inspections, where he has worked since