This book is for prospective home buyers, real estate investors, and those interested in starting their own home inspection business. Through explanations, the experiences of others, and dozens of forms and checklists you will learn all about: Foundations: floors, walls, paint, windows, decks, garage doors, roofing, flashings, chimneys, Plumbing: piping, fixtures, faucets, water heating and fuel storage systems, pools and equipment, Wiring: main service panels, conductors, switches, receptacles, heating, air conditioning and heat pumps, ceilings, Floors: railings, doors and windows, attics, walls, foundations, kitchens, and bathrooms. In addition you will gain valuable information about: septic systems, wells, water quality testing, mould, radon testing, asbestos, termites, carbon monoxide testing, and lead testing.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Serious Concerns; Inspecting the Inside of the Home; The Kitchen; The Bathroom; The Basement / Crawl Space; Electrical Wiring; Plumbing and Septic; The Attic; Heating & Cooling; Appliances / Utility Room; Exterior Door & Windows; Siding; Foundation & Decks; The Garage; The Roof; The Surrounding Area; Index.
Charles A. Rose was born and raised in upstate New York. He attended Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York where he received a Bachelor s Degree in English. Charles has been writing for over twenty years. He is currently a teacher in New York where he lives with his wife and children."