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Things You Should Know Before Starting Home Inspection Training

Conducting home inspections can be a great way to earn a living. With an average yearly income of more than $70,000, being a home inspector offers a career that’s both interesting and rewarding. There are plenty of opportunities for certified home inspectors to join established inspection companies, work for governmental agencies or start their own […]

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Continuing Your Home Inspection Certification

You’ve completed your home inspector training and certification, received your license and are actively involved in marketing your services and conducting home inspections. That doesn’t mean that your home inspection education and training is over—far from it! Where Continuing Education is Required In most states where home inspectors need to be licensed, continuing education is […]

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How Much Do Home Inspectors Earn?

How Much Do Home Inspectors Earn? You’ve been thinking about starting a new and exciting career as a full-time certified home inspector, or perhaps you’re looking for a second source of income to supplement the earnings from your regular job. You’re obviously curious as to how much money you can expect to earn. The best […]

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All About Mold

All About Mold Molds are a naturally occurring and necessary part of our environment. Various types of outdoor molds break down dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves, dead plant life and dead or decaying trees. Some indoor molds, however, can be hazardous to humans and even pets. Steps should be taken to quickly remove […]

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What to Do On a Second Inspection

What to Do On a Second Inspection Home inspectors are sometimes asked to conduct an inspection on a house they previously examined. One reason may be because the home was inspected while under contract to be sold, but then the sale fell through, resulting in a new buyer wanting another inspection conducted since time may […]

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Septic Systems and How They Work

Home inspectors who work in rural areas often inspect houses that aren’t connected to municipal sewer lines; rather, the houses use septic systems. What Are Septic Systems? Septic systems are underground methods of treating wastewater used where public sewer connections aren’t available. Septic systems combine technology with nature to treat household wastewater, including sewage and […]

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New Baltimore Law Requires Rental Housing Inspections

Under Bill  18-0185 that has recently been enacted by the Baltimore City Council, landlords of all non-owner occupied residences will be required to register their properties and obtain rental licenses. Prior to receiving a license, properties must be professionally checked by home inspectors licensed by the State of Maryland and registered with the Baltimore Department […]

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Tools Used by Home Inspectors

Home inspection is an exciting and rewarding profession that provides virtually unlimited career opportunities to inspectors with the right credentials. The best way to receive the training needed to become a certified home inspector is through Inspection Certification Associates’ Home Inspector Online Training Course. To learn more about life as a professional home inspector, check […]

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