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  1. i personally stay away from prescribing any retrofit-upgrade-alteration to properties i've not inspected & really have no knowledge of beyond that of the op w/o any pix numerous prospective clients actually send me pix & my standard reply is "unless i can see the current conditions in person i cannot factually comment any further, if you need someone to offsite evaluate i am not your inspector"
  2. baby steps i was just trying to exhibit to the young man, as most others had expressed, there's more to it than passing a test
  3. homewhisperer here's your challenge inspect your own home & create a factual report based on your current knowledge & thoroughly covering all of the items in the attached document...any possible clientele will expect this and more from you post it here for the Gurus of Wisdom to critique btw your clients will want instant gratification or most licensed states require report delivery within days so either accept 09-30-2020 as your deadline or you have failed the TX requirements Residential Rehabilitation Inspection Guide.pdf
  4. other factors causing the rust & staining makes me suspicious of just galvanic corrosion i've seen similar evaporating MC in commercial from rats or mice using the cable as their highways & byways their urine isn't metallic friendly
  5. https://forum.nachi.org/t/more-courses-with-closed-captioning-for-members-with-deafness-or-hearing-loss/170902
  6. some do some don't many ahj's consider R801.3 Roof Drainage In areas where expansive or collapsible soils are known to exist, all dwellings shall have a controlled method of water disposal from roofs that will collect and discharge roof drainage to the ground surface not less than 5 feet (1524 mm) from foundation walls or to an approved drainage system. inapplicable for slab foundations their argument is "foundation walls" slabs don't have walls ahj around here have pretty much adopted the "good ol' boys play along to get along, keep the builders happy & turn land int
  7. JamesPW google earth pro allows an aerial timeline back to 1995 if you don't have it send email thru the contact button at adairinspection.com with the confidential address i'll snag some before -after screen shots for you
  8. looks very similar to Lichtenberg figures http://www.capturedlightning.com/frames/lichtenbergs.html
  9. comm gig this week they obviously missed the memo
  10. not that i'm aware of & recently verified by the ahj the day after my inspection on a new build here source: https://www.ecmweb.com/national-electrical-code/qa/article/20888229/code-qa The rules for securing and supporting Type MC cable can be found in Section 330.30 of the Code. The requirements can be summarized as follows: Type MC cable must be supported and secured by staples, cable ties, straps, hangers, or similar fittings, designed and installed so as not to damage the cable. Type MC cable, with four or less conductors sized no larger than 10 AWG, must be secur
  11. had to have been transferred from my late '90s computer sometime after May 95 the date on the doc
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