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Is PEX Tubing a Home Inspection Defect?

Crosslinked polyethylene tubing (PEX) is an acceptable water supply piping material according to most building codes. Certain states and small towns, however, might frown on it. What if your area doesn’t allow PEX? Is it an automatic home inspection defect? Probably not, as defects and code violations aren’t the same. Whether or not you caution […]

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How to Write a Better Handwritten Home Inspection Report

While tablets and smartphones may be taking the world by storm, some professionals aren’t ready to give up their handwritten notes. Many home inspectors are included in that. There’s certainly nothing wrong with doing things the “old fashioned” way, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to make improvements to your handwritten home inspection […]

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These 5 Home Inspection Courses Could Change Your Life (Really!)

Whether you are just getting started in the home inspection business or you have been running a company for years, you might be looking for something new. The truth is that education, including business and home inspection courses, could very well help you build a successful business. When you further your education, you may find […]

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