Category Archives: Structure

While the inspector is in the basement inspecting the structure the first item that will need to be determined is the configuration of the basement. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure   I. The inspector […]

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Please review the video below with InterNACHI Certified Master Inspector Dirck Parsons to learn the proper procedure for how to inspect the Structural Basement and Crawlspace during the course of the home inspection. 

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While the inspector is in the basement they should check the foundation walls for any cracking. If there is cracking present make sure to use your tape measure in the picture. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should check for the presence of floating walls. If the basement floor is considered to be floating wood or floating concrete the walls do not need to be floated. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection […]

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Glued laminated timber (glulam) beams are highly engineered components manufactured from specially selected and positioned lumber laminations of varying strength and stiffness and installed where they will be highly stressed under design loads. Whenever making field modifications such as notching, tapering or drilling always follow the manufactures guidelines or consult with a structural engineer. field_notching_and_drilling_of_glued_lamineated_timber_beams_s560-1 […]

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