Home Inspector License vs. Certification – What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspector License vs. Certification? Certifications, licenses, credentials… they all offer proof of skills, knowledge, and competency, but are completely different when it comes to proving that knowledge to future customers and being compliant with your state board. If you’re on your journey to being a home inspector, you may be…

ICA Instructor Profile: Patrick Hardy

Inspection Certification Associates prides itself on hiring the best instructors in the home inspection field, so that you can get the best learning experience possible. To aid in the continued growth of your own business, we wanted to share with you one of our many success stories. We’d like to introduce Patrick Hardy, an ICA…

Finding Termite Damage During Home Inspections – What to Expect

Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring, and even wallpaper, all while being undetected. Termites can cause thousands of dollars in damage to a house, depending on the colony’s age and location. According to the National Pest Management Association, termites cause more than $5 billion in damage…