Expert Interview Series: Alex Bakman of Snappii on How Apps Can Help Home Inspectors

- Yes. All tools should report into a central database where the information can be analysed, sorted and assembled into useful reports. ..More

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Unintended consequences of attic improvements

- Back drafting occurs when a combustion appliance, such as a water heater, can’t generate enough draft to vent the combustion gases up the flue and out of the house. When backdrafting happens, these gases spill into the house, causing a potential buildup of carbon monoxide.  Unintentional carbon monoxide exposure accounts for an estimated 15,000 emergency department visits and 500 unintentional deaths in the United States each year. ..More

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Q&A: “Will you be checking for moisture during the home inspection?”

- We wrote a whole blog post to address mold testing vs moisture testing. For an in-depth discussion of why there is little value in hiring your home inspector to test for mold, check out this article that appeared in the ASHI Reporter in November of 2010: Home Inspectors and Mold Sampling – Hype or Help?.  My knee-jerk reaction to mold testing is “don’t bother”.  The situations where mold testing may have some value are few and far between. ..More

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Minneapolis Has a New Home Inspection Contingency Form

- If you’ve ever wondered whether or not to break the seal on a closed attic or find a way to access a crawlspace, the new contingency form should remedy that. And the onus is on the seller. “Seller will provide access to attic(s) and crawlspace(s),” according to the new form verbiage. ..More

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Attic insulation types

- So now that I’ve covered the products, the next part of this discussion is what to do with them. I’ll discuss that next week. ..More

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