ASHI Certified Inspector
Member Since 2012
Inspections by Bob
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ASHI Standard of Practice
The ASHI Standard of Practice is the foundation that all ASHI members conduct their home inspections upon. Adhering to the Standard puts our members in the best position to provide an effective and informative service to their clients, and help them make a sound decision on their new home.
The Standard of Practice covers the following areas:
- Air Conditioning Systems
- Plumbing Systems
- Electrical Systems
- Structural Systems
- Solid Fuel Burning Appliances
- Heating Systems
- Insulation And Ventilation
- Roof System
- High End Homes/ Estates
- Historic Homes
- New Construction Inspections
- Single-Family Homes
--ACI (ASHI Certified Inspector)
--BVI (Background Verified Inspector)
--Mentor (training other inspectors)
Welmoed (pronounced “VEL-moot”) has been learning about home inspections ever since her husband Bob opened up shop in 2003. Every evening, Bob would come home from performing inspections and would do a slide show of the day’s findings for the family. This informal training gave her a pretty comprehensive introduction to the home inspection industry.
In 2010, she formally joined Inspections by Bob as scheduler and marketing director. She attended her first ASHI InspectionWorld conference in Las Vegas in January 2010 and started earning Continuing Education credits even before becoming a home inspector.
In Autumn 2011, Welmoed began the process of earning her Home Inspector license by taking the required 72-hour training class. She passed the National Home Inspectors Exam and received her license in December 2011. She is an ASHI-Certified Inspector, and served as President of MAC-ASHI, the association’s local chapter, from 2019-2020. Welmoed teaches the Home Inspection Certification class at Frederick Community College, and has also taught classes at ASHI’s annual home inspector conference, InspectionWorld. She is one of the few woman home inspectors in the country; only about 5% of home inspectors are female!
Welmoed is also the author of "101 Things You Don't Want In Your Home" (Ninovan Books, 2018).
Welmoed has learned a lot about h
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