47 Home Inspection Issues in Under 3 Minutes, Explained

-  If you want to see a home inspector pretend to get shocked, watch Marko Vovk’s video: Fat Man Gets Electrocuted. Sometimes, right before a GFCI device goes bad, it makes a buzzing noise when the test button is pushed. .  I was clowning around during this inspection and pretended to get electrocuted when pressing the test button, but the acting was so horrific that I just cut the video clip off.  That’s what happened here ..More

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Protimeter Surveymaster: The Best Moisture Meter for Home Inspectors

-  A small electrical current is run between the pins, and the lower the resistance, the higher the number. Moisture meters operate two ways: either with pin-probe or scanning.  The more basic moisture meters only have pins built into the moisture meter, while the higher-end moisture meters also have external jacks to allow for different moisture probes to be plugged into the meter. .  A pin-probe moisture meter works by poking a pair of pins into a material, traditionally wood.  Some moisture meters do one or the other, and some do both.  A scanning moisture meter works by sending out radio waves to detect moisture, and can be used to quickly scan large areas for moisture ..More

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Using an infrared camera to find an overloaded circuit

- When we do an infrared inspection along with a home inspection, one of the extra things we do is to go around the house and turn on everything that’s built into the home that uses electricity, to help determine if there are any overloaded circuits or overheated connections inside the main panel. .  With an infrared camera, all it takes is a quick scan of the panel to see if there are any hot spots ..More

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Pre-Listing Inspections: How One Inspection Could Have Saved Over $13,000

- There’s no report for a walk-n-talk, but the price for this consultation is about half the price of a home inspection. .  Next week, I’ll follow up with a post on how to get the most out of your Truth-In-Sale of Housing evaluation ..More

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Roof Replacement Part 2: Is Metal Roofing Worth the Extra Cost?

- Why would asphalt shingle companies give “lifetime” warranties on a product that won’t last a “lifetime?” See previous comment about average homeowner spending 13 years in a house. If you can get 20 years out of an asphalt roof, you’re doing pretty good. These warranties do not transfer to multiple homeowners after the original person who bought it. Not to mention most asphalt shingles have “lifetime” warranties nowadays. The average homeowner spends about 13 years at a house, so getting a 50 year warranty from a metal roof is not typically the deciding factor in the purchase. ..More

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