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INITIAL PRESENTATION Show up on time. Have initial discussion with client/agent about about any questions or concerns they have with the property. Have them sign agreement and pay for the inspection. Your initial introduction should be friendly and you should spend a few minutes to talk to the client and/or agent about any questions or […]

While inspecting the property it is extremely important to inspect the attic. Sometimes it will be difficult to find the attic and you would want to make sure not to exclude that section of the report unless you are sure that it is not present. Although, it will only be on the very rare occasion […]

The best way to get a review… is to ASK for one! During the home inspection is the ideal time to ask the client/agent for a 5 Star positive review. The main websites that would be best to have reviews is on Google, Yelp, and Facebook. There are multiple other websites that would work, but […]

When the inspector is inside of the home and inspecting the heating system they should switch back over to the Cooling System section of the report. This is where the inspector will want to go to the AC Evaporative Coils section and select “Not Inspected” since we are not able to see the coils. You […]

When the inspector is in the kitchen one of the first things that should be done is turning on the water at the sink(s) so they can begin to fill up while inspecting other portions of the kitchen. It is extremely important to check all of the piping below for any leaks after draining the […]

The water heater age is one thing that will always be important to your clients, so it is important that the inspector knows how to properly look up the age of the water heater. Any water heater that is older than 10 years should be noted under Repair/Replace. Please review the below procedure:   NACHI […]

Complaint from Agent – The inspector did not give a complete verbal review. When we received the report the next day there were a lot of items in the report that were not discussed at the time of the inspection. Now my client is worried about all of these issues and I need to have the […]