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html> A lot of the defects that I find in a home aren't the result of equipment failure or poor building techniques. Instead, they're concious lifestyle choices that a home owner will make to improve the quality of life for themselves or their family. It just turns out that the decision that the...
RE: SSB6433 Con To the Honorable Rep. Conway, I wish to thank you for your service to the State of Washington but I would also be remiss if I did state for you the reasons that I oppose the above referenced legislation. For reference, I am a Licensed Home Inspector (#215) in the state who works ...
One of the things that changed with the new State Licensing law in Washington State was that your home inspector is no longer required to carry Errors and Omissions Insurance. At least, when we were required to be Pest Inspectors, a small amount of insurance or bonding was required to protect th...
Here's my most recent video. Nothing very fancy here but I ended up telling my clients that the fault that was found just isn't correctable in any practical way. Hate it when that's the case and especially in a brand new home. This was a house built in 2008 that has not yet been occupied - they...
Here's my most recent video. Nothing very fancy here but I ended up telling my clients that the fault that was found just isn't correctable in any practical way. Hate it when that's the case and especially in a brand new home. This was a house built in 2008 that has not yet been occupied - the...
because it's been busy. My absence did get noticed though. I even got a call from ActiveRain post-a-matic inspectors, Charlie Buell. Since I posted last (I looked at the stats - it can't have been 4 months!), I've been busy with inspections, the NPI national meeting in Omaha, continiuing educa...
Because bad things happen. I took this video last week at an inspection I did out in the country in Idaho. Beautiful house and land but some things just don't work. In this case, the wall of the root cellar has already collapsed and I think the generator shed isn't far behind.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORmBntuxEAo] Some ideas just don't make sense....