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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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4 Tips for Better Home Inspection Photos

Photos are an important part of home inspections. That being said, many older home inspectors who have been in the business for many years might forego taking pictures, just because they never have before. This is the kind of attitude that can put a company out of business. With the dawn of smartphones, photos changed. […]

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6 Tips for Sump Pump Inspections

Many homeowners who have basements or crawl spaces that suffer water infiltration opt to install sump pumps. They’re not cheap, but they’re cheaper than the water damage that can result from a flooded basement. What should you look for when inspecting homes with sump pumps? The connection — Where is the water being discharged? Some […]

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Electrical Concepts and Terms All Home Inspectors Should Know

Home inspectors often have a background in building, whether in construction, roofing, plumbing, electrical, or another important home system. So as a home inspector, you may already know something about inspecting electrical systems. In case you don’t, or your knowledge is incomplete, we’ve put together a short guide for you. First, we want to reiterate […]

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Inspecting a Home’s Electrical System

The electrical system in a home must be inspected carefully, not just to make sure it works properly, but to make sure it is safe. Of all the home systems, the electrical is the most dangerous. A problem with the electrical system can result in fire, property destruction, injury, and even death. The most important […]

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