Maintaining Your Roof

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Home Inspector with NICKELSEN HOME INSPECTIONS - Vancouver WA Home Inspector

Tip From Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC: If your roof is 11-16 years old and you haven't checked it out closely in many years you should.  95% of all homes that we inspect will have cracked plumbing vent boot/jack necks, which is the #1 cause of small leaks into attics: leaks that eventually become bigger ones.  If your home was built in the 1990's then you likely have an original roof, and if it was built from 1999 or before, then you would definitely fall into this category.  Remember that maintaining your home is cheaper and easier in the long run than doing large repairs after problems show up.  Be proactive!  Have a great weekend!  | www.facebook.com/pdxinspector | 360.907.9648

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Nickelsen Home Inspection

If you or anyone you know is in need of professional home inspection services and structural pest inspection/pest and dry rot inspection services in NW Oregon or SW Washington, please consider referring them to us.  We cover the Gorge to the Coast, and Salem to Olympia, including Vancouver and Portland and much more.  


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Justin Nickelsen, CMI

Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC

"A Conduit for Educated Real Estate Transactions"

Serving Oregon and Washington From the Mountains to the Coast

Professional Licenses, Memberships and Certificates

  • Certified Master Inspector (CMI) with the Master Inspector Certification Board
  • The American Society of Home Inspectors - ASHI Certified Inspector and Member #246145
  • The National Association of Home Inspectors - NAHI Member
  • The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors - InterNACHI #0073170
  • IAC2 Certified Indoor Air Consultant - IAC2-01-0235
  • Vice President of theOregonChapter of InterNACHI
  • Founding Member of SWWAHI - TheSW WashingtonAssociation of Home Inspectors
  • OregonLicensed Home Inspection Firm CCB# 172294
  • OregonCertified Home Inspector OCHI# 1173
  • WashingtonStateLicensed Home Inspector #415
  • Licensed and Certified StructuralPestInspector through the Washington State Department of Agriculture (71352)
  • Member of theWashingtonStatePestManagement Association
  • Passed the National Home Inspectors Examination
  • Second Generation Inspector
  • Annually Performing 450-550 Inspections/Thousands Performed in Career
  • Past Experience as a Contractor - All Phases of Residential Construction
  • Annually Maintaining Over 50 Hours of Continuing Education (twice the requirements of OR and WA)
  • Past Member of OAHI - TheOregonAssociation of Home Inspectors
  • Past Member of NWOCHI - The NWOregonAssociation of Certified Home Inspectors
  • Past Member of OREIA - TheOregonReal Estate Inspection Association
  • Specializations: Electronic Radon Measurement, Early 20th Century Properties, Early 1990's Properties, New Construction, Log Homes, Structural Pest Inspections (Termites/Carpenter Ants).
  • Advanced Skills: Oral and Written Communication, Advanced Reporting and Detailed Analysis.

Comments (1)

Phil Hillerman
Crye-Leike Realtors® - Rogers, AR
Crye-Leike Realtors®

Hi Justin, Great tip! I would say 75% of our home inspections find cracked seals on the plumbing vents. 

Apr 07, 2013 01:26 AM