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Ringing Your Social Media Dinner Bell

Once your social media starts providing visitors with great content, the table is set for you to ring the dinner bell to shout "come and get it!" And the good news is that if you have content that has useful tips and reminders for your customers, there are some very easy ways to bring them to the table and keep them engaged.

By: Joel Singer read full article

How Far Will You Go?

I am periodically asked if I will travel to perform an inspection. The simple answer is yes, however, there are some variables related to travel. Since our product involves our knowledge and our time, I have to charge for the time spent traveling to the prospective property.

By: James “Jamie” Dunsing read full article

Remodeling ASHI

By the time you read this, we should be seeing the beginning of the end of this difficult and frustrating pandemic that has dominated our world for the past year. It is important to remember, however, that although this has been a challenging time for ASHI and for our profession, there are many who are experiencing far worse hardship than most of us have experienced.

By: Bruce Barker read full article

Your Pre-Inspection Agreement: Radon Inspections

Radon: the colorless, odorless gas emitted into the air by the radioactive element, radium, as it breaks down in soil, rock and water. Typically, radon penetrates buildings undetected through small cracks or openings in foundations.

By: Stephanie Jaynes read full article

Home Inspectors Don’t Have to Be Old White Guys

Take a look around any room full of home inspectors and you’ll notice we look a lot alike. We are almost all white men with a lot of gray hair. It’s as if there’s an unwritten rule that you have to be an old white guy to be a home inspector.

By: Reuben Saltzman read full article
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ASHI Reporter this month

Safety in Every Bathroom

Bathrooms are the most dangerous room in a home, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They tell us that of the 235,000 people who go to an emergency room every year because of an injury in the bathroom, more than 80% are from slips and falls.