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  1. As the person that started this thread way back in 2014, I can report that we are happy with the water heater and have no regrets in the purchase.
  2. I had lunch with Kurt recently, he seems to be doing well.
  3. Curious what data points are you using to calculate this: gross income, number of inspections, etc? Reason I ask is I do: home inspection, commercial inspections, commercial draw inspections, commercial and residential radon test, and a few other small jobs... For me I usually just look at gross income. Anyway, I too am having a good year.
  4. Home built in 1915. These 2 small knobs no longer do anything, but curious what they did originally. Under the sink there are rods connected to the knobs, so it looks like they once either turned the water on / off or open / closed the drains. I figure one of you old guys would know.
  5. No to sound like a smart ass, but the liability of not reporting the furnace / water heater exhausting into the attic far outweighs some drywall damage. People die from leaking furnace exhaust. Besides, I'm always careful.
  6. Sometimes it pays off to crawl through a shallow attic to the other end.
  7. What would you call this roof design? It has a hip around the perimeter and a sunken flat roof in the center. Thanks Mark
  8. I agree, it is not your job. Likely they are confused between inspector and appraiser. The realtor is just saying what her clients want to hear, she has no clue.
  9. I found this in the basement of a home built in 1880. It was not live, but I had to check to be sure. Perhaps some see this all the time, but it was new to me. I guess the meter-person had to knock on the door and come in to get the reading.
  10. Thanks guys, I've been back lurking for awhile. I'll make an effort of participate more often.
  11. Hi, It has been a longtime since I've posted... Hope everyone is well. Here is my question. There is a main panel with a 30 amp circuit running to a subpanel; 30 amp breaker in main panel and #10 running between the 2 panels. In the subpanel there is a 100 amp main disconnect. So the #10 runs from a 30 amp breaker in the main panel to a 100 amp breaker in the subpanel. Is this allowed. It seems the wire would be protected by the 30 amps breaker and the 100 amp breaker is irrelevant. I'm sure I'm over thinking this and at onetime I new the answer. Thanks for the help. Mark P.
  12. Thanks Les / Tom. I ended up using the ASHI site to locate a guy. We spoke on the phone for 20 min, he seems passionate and has been inspecting for over 30 years.
  13. I'm looking for any recommendations in the Orlando area. Thanks
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