JUNE 2017
ASHI Reporter June 2017, Feature

Diversify Your Business by Inspecting New Homes

Diversification falls under the general category of getting more customers. What’s an avenue in this category that’s a natural for home inspectors to explore? Brand-new homes.

By: Alan Carson read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2017, Feature

Inspecting a Home with New Replacement Windows?

Windows and doors are the main penetrations in any building envelope system. As such, they usually are key contributors to water intrusion and invisible underlying structural damage in the home because the installations may have failed or may not have been installed incorrectly (that is, not “up to code”) in the first place.

By: Greg White read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2017, Feature

"Score" a Win for Your Business

Many ASHI home inspectors are familiar with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Home Energy Score program, and those who keep an eye on the housing market have noticed its dramatic growth in the past year or so

By: ASHI Staff read full article
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ASHI Reporter June 2017, Feature

Stucco Revisited

The problems with exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) have been well documented for years. Now we know that traditional three-coat plaster stucco, one-coat stucco and cultured stone systems all have had similar problems.

By: David Tamny read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2017, Feature

Controlling Rafter Deflection: Knee Walls, Purlins and Collar Ties (as Braces)

The implications of having deflecting (sagging) rafters may be simply cosmetic or may lead to a roof collapse.

By: Alan Carson read full article
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