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New Radon and Mold Certifications

ICA Launches New Courses in Radon and Mold Detection 

ICA expands its home inspection training to provide stackable credentials to grow learners’ skills and careers WAUKESHA, WISC. (MAY 31, 2022) – ICA, developer of a popular suite of online courses for professional development, board examination, and occupational licensure in skilled trades and professions, announced the expansion of its continuing education programs for home inspectors,…

ICA Partners with TikTok Star, Inspector AJ, for Expansion of Home Inspection Training

ICA will expand its home inspection training content through a partnership with AJ,  an Inspection Certification Associates (ICA) graduate, is better known as Inspector AJ on TikTok where he has amassed an audience of 1.7M followers and around 34.3M views. His loyal and very large community enables him to tap into the growing demand for…

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…

Radon 101 – Your Guide to Radon and Radon Testing

Radon has become an increasingly persistent concern over the years, as it can only be detected through testing. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers it highly dangerous because you may be unknowingly inhaling or ingesting it. In some locations it’s actually in the water supply, and for others it’s found in the basement/crawl space. The…

Army COOL Program

Inspection Certification Associates is part of the Army COOL Program

Inspection Certification Associates is proud to announce that beginning October 7, 2020, home inspection training through Inspection Certification Associates (ICA School) can now be fully covered by the Army Credentialing Assistance Program for eligible Army service members. Inspection Certification Associates is an excellent choice for training to become a home inspector. The Army COOL program…

Experts Weigh in on Solar Roofing Inspections

  Homeowners want their houses to be safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. For many modern homeowners, though, being eco-friendly is just as important as creating a beautiful, cozy home. As solar roofing options become more popular, home inspectors must evolve with the green trend. Understanding the standards, installation process and maintenance concerns associated with solar…

Worth It: Certification Beyond Home Inspection Licensing Requirement

When it comes to buying a house, there are a million regulations to follow. Whether dictated by the lender extending the mortgage, the homeowner’s insurance company, or by the state, it seems there are countless hoops to jump through before closing. Of course, the requirements differ slightly for every home that is bought or sold…