JANUARY 2006
ASHI Reporter January 2006, Statewise

Real-Life Lessons About Home Inspection Legislation

There is no rest for the weary.

How's that for a motivating opening statement?

The topic of state licensing of home inspectors may be getting a bit old to those ASHI members who work in states with well-established regulations. Laws regulating home inspectors are the norm rather than the exception today. Despite how well-established these regulations appear, legislative activity related to home inspection shows no signs of abatement.

By: Janet Swandby read full article
ASHI Reporter January 2006, Feature

Home Inspection & Plastic Plumbing Systems, Part 2

Do you know your plastic plumbing pipes? In the December ASHI Reporter, Kenny Hart covered the positives and negatives of plastic plumbing, PVC, ABS and CPVC pipe, and pipe connections and support issues. He explained that since the late 1950s, plumbers have been introduced to a wide variety of plastic pipe and fittings to be used in drainage, waste and vent systems (DWV), supply piping, and hot and cold-water distribution. Today, as plastic continues to evolve, more do-it-yourselfers are at

By: Kenny Hart read full article
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ASHI Reporter January 2006, Feature

Council Elects 2006 ASHI Directors

Each year the Council of Representatives elects one-third of the 15-director ASHI board.

By: Edited by ASHI Staff read full article
ASHI Reporter January 2006, Feature

ASHI's Position on Paid Referrals & Preferred Vendor Programs Remains the Same

In the spring of 2004, the membership of the American Society of Home Inspectors approved an updated Code of Ethics for its Membership and as a model for the profession. The Code was developed after intensive research, consultation with professional ethicists, and considerable input from the membership of the Society.

By: Keith Oberg read full article
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