Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is tainted Chinese drywall the monster it is being made out to be?

Tainted Chinese drywall has been quite a topic this past couple of years.  Lawsuits are springing up left and right, articles and news stories abound, and many are getting in on the Chinese drywall inspection and testing business.  But is … Continue reading

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Will the home inspection deceptive advertising ever end?

Frequently I am emailed about one Home Inspector or another who has potentially misleading or deceptive advertising on their WEB site or other media.  Many times I also run into potentially deceptive advertising on a Home Inspector’s WEB site.  However … Continue reading

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Should the client be present during the entire home inspection?

Over the years of inspecting I have been asked this question and seen many bulletin board posts regarding this aspect of home inspections.  So what is the right answer?  Read on for more.

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What does it take to certify a septic system?

I frequently receive calls from home buyers who would like to contract me to “certify” an on site septic system condition.  But what is a “Septic System Certification”, and who can actually perform that?  Read on for more.

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