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Carbon Monoxide Inspections: Help Clients Breathe Easier

Dizziness, confusion, unconsciousness, and death. These are some of the side effects of prolonged exposure to carbon monoxide (CO). From gas space heaters to leaking chimneys, seeping furnaces to gas stoves, many home systems and components can release CO and adversely affect air quality indoors.

By: Stephanie Jaynes Member Exclusive

Brick Veneer Drainage

All siding leaks. Yes, even real brick veneer. How should brick veneer be properly drained to prevent water damage to the wall assembly?

By: Tom Feiza Member Exclusive

Always Learning

Mike Conley has been in the industry for nearly 40 years, with 25 of those dedicated to home inspecting. These days he runs Straight Inspection Service (Anna Maria, Florida) while staying busy with ASHI education programs. He’s teaching three advanced courses at the upcoming InspectionWorld in January 2022.

By: Laura Rote Member Exclusive

Using Sewer Scoping to Grow Your Revenue

In today’s real estate world, successful home inspectors provide more than just a standard home inspection. Inspectors are expected to provide or arrange auxiliary services for their clients. Value added services such as testing for radon, mold, and water quality bring peace of mind to the client and provide a significant source of revenue to home inspectors.

By: Mark Raumikaitis Member Exclusive

Split Bus Electrical Panels

"Doesn't the electrical service panel have to have a main disconnect breaker?This is a question I get asked over and over. Having a single main breaker is expected, but that has not always been the case. The simple answer to the question, however, is, "No. Probably not."

By: Charles Buell ACI Member Exclusive
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Split Bus Electrical Panels

"Doesn't the electrical service panel have to have a main disconnect breaker?This is a question I get asked over and over. Having a single main breaker is expected, but that has not always been the case. The simple answer to the question, however, is, "No. Probably not."