OCTOBER 2015
ASHI Reporter October 2015, Feature

A “Sweeper’s Dozen”: Advice From a Chimney Sweep

The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) appreciates when home inspectors recommend CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps to their clients. We also want home inspectors to be aware of some issues that they can detect without exceeding their Standard of Practice. Reporting on the defects described in this article will allow home inspectors to provide even greater value to their clients and determine when to recommend calling a sweep for specific reasons, not just as a disclaimer.

By: Chimney Safety Institute of America read full article
ASHI Reporter October 2015, Feature

Being Frank

A lot has been happening at HQ recently.

By: Frank Lesh read full article
ASHI Reporter October 2015, Feature

Issues Common to Attached Garages

This article focuses on three important safety issues regarding attached garages: inadequate fire separation, doors connecting the garage and the house, and exposed combustible insulation.

By: Alan Carson read full article
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ASHI Reporter October 2015, Feature

Safety Alert: October is National Window Covering Safety Month

October 2015 marks the 13th consecutive year the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is promoting Safety Month to increase consumer awareness of the potential hazards that window cords pose to young children.

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ASHI Reporter October 2015, Feature

Chimney Institute of America

CSIA offers credentials with credibility that home inspectors can trust because our always-evolving instruction is peer-driven and geared to upholding the top standard of care.

By: Chimney Safety Institute of America read full article
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