Did your house leak during the storm yesterday?

- . Building-science-genius Joseph Lstiburek wrote a great article some years ago that got into discussing wind speeds, rain, and water leakage into building assemblies ..More

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Q&A: “What specialized equipment do your inspectors use?”

- It’s a list of inspection tools and equipment that my inspectors have. . I never would have guessed. Home buyers are getting more and more savvy. This hardly seems like a frequently asked question to me, but our office manager, Lisa, was very happy to find a document in our company files titled “Equipment List”. Unbeknownst to me, potential clients often ask what type of specialized inspection equipment our inspectors use ..More

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Should home inspectors recommend other professionals?

- The electrician expressed some hesitation to teaching a class for home inspectors because he was under the impression that home inspectors weren’t allowed to give referrals. . One of the home inspectors in my company recently met with an electrician to see about having him teach at an upcoming ASHI meeting. Apparently some cantankerous old home inspectors had told him that home inspectors either can’t or don’t refer other professionals, for who knows what reason ..More

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New Home Inspection Contingency form takes effect August 1st in Minnesota

- When someone buys a house in Minnesota, they begin the process by submitting a purchase agreement to the seller. Along with the purchase agreement, they typically submit an addendum to that purchase agreement, called the Inspection Contingency. Before I get into explaining the changes, let me take a quick step back for anyone who is unfamiliar with the home buying process. The Inspection Contingency gives the buyer a window of time to have a home inspection and gives the buyer the right to cancel the purchase or negotiate after the inspection. ..More

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New Minnesota Plumbing Code

- Unions shall be installed in the water supply piping not more than 12 inches (305 mm) of regulating equipment, water heating, conditioning tanks, and similar equipment that requires service by removal or replacement in a manner that will facilitate its ready removal. ..More

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