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Real Estate Home Inspection Mastering the Profession

ISBN-10: 0793168252
ISBN-13: 9780793168255
Edition: 5th 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $89.70
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Publication date: 4/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 507
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

No home inspection school or business should be without Real Estate Home Inspection, 5th Edition! Not only is it a great teaching tool and the most thorough book on the market, but the established home inspector won't find a better reference manual anywhere.

About the Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Establishing a Business
General Guidelines on Owning Your Own Business
Types of Businesses
Sole Proprietorship
Partnership
Corporation
Understanding Real Estate Inspection
Awareness of Safety Techniques
Determination of Registration/Licensing Requirements
Initial Start-up Costs
Name Your Business
Bank Accounts/Business Expenses
Hiring Inspectors
Generating Business for Your New Company
Advertising
Referrals
Client/Inspector Relationship
Suggested Tools and Office Supplies
Tools and Equipment
Office Equipment and Forms
The Inspection Report
Inspection Procedures
Types of Reports
Inspection Agreement
Conditions
Disclaimer
Sample Phrases for Inspection Reports
Soils and Foundations
Soils
Properties
Survey
Classifications
Foundations
Basements
Concrete Foundations
Wood Foundations
Concrete
Support
Slab-on-Grade
Foundation Inspection Techniques
Spalling Concrete
Climate
Frostline
Movement
Drying Edge Effect
Transpiration
Drainage
Plumbing Leaks
Maintenance
Watering
Fill Dirt
Repairs
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Wood and Construction
Wood
Lumber
Plywood
Potential Wood Damage
Treatments
Pressure-Treated Wood
Non-Pressure-Treated Wood
Foundations
Batter Boards
Underground Plumbing
Vapor Barrier
Masonry
Stone
Clay
Brick
Mortar
Structural Components
Floors
Wall Construction
Finishes
Roofs
Windows and Doors
Fireplaces
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Roofing
Measurements
Materials
Decking
Wood/Cedar
Asphalt
Roll Roofing
Tile
Slate
Metal
Installation
Wood/Cedar
Tile and Slate
Asphalt Shingles
Nailing
Underlayment
Flashings
Drip Edge
Step Flashing
Counterflashing
Flashing Flange
Cricket
Valleys
Open Valleys
Woven Valleys
Closed-Cut Valleys
Testing
Fire Resistance
External Fire Ratings
Wind Resistance
Drainage
Gutters
Downspouts
Ventilation
Damage
Warranties
Reroofing
Built-Up Roofs
Roof Components
Roof Drainage
Expansion Joints
Area Dividers
Mechanical Curbs
Penetrations
Preformed Roof Insulation
Vapor Retarders
Bitumens
Flashings and Cants
Surfacing and Aggregate
Reroofing
Inspection and Maintenance
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Plumbing
Aseptic Systems
Water Service
Potable Water Supply
Plumbing Systems
Pipe
Hot and Cold Water Main Lines
Valves
Faucets
Air Chambers
Circulating Pumps
Commodes
Bidets
Sinks and Lavatories
Bathtubs and Showers
Septic Systems
Sewers and Drains
Cross Connections
Traps
Vents
Drains
Sewage Ejectors
Sump Pumps
On-Site Sewage Facility
Septic Tanks
Aerobic Systems
Mechanical Systems
Water Softeners
Water Heaters
Sprinklers
Whirlpool Tubs
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Electricity
Conductor
Copper
Aluminum
Insulators
Electrical Circuit
Source
Path
Load
Voltage
Amperage
Watt
Resistance
Generating Electricity
Direct Current
Alternating Current
Transformers
Induction
Ampacity
Circuit
Switch
Circuit Protectors
Circuit Breaker
Fuse
Receptacles
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter
Multicircuit Receptacles
Electric Service
Grounding Conductor
Electric Meter
Electrical Service Panel
Three-Phase Power
Conduit
Metal Conduit
Nonmetallic Conduit
Conduit Design and Sizing
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Heating and Ventilation
Heating and Ventilation Systems
Heat Transfer
Cooling
Duct
Blowers
Filters
Thermostat
Gravity Warm-Air Heating System
Gas Furnaces
Combustion, Dilution and Ventilation Air
The Combustion Process
Burner Flame
Atmospheric Burners
Heat Exchanger
Venting
Fan Control
Limit Control
Main Gas Valve
Furnace Ignition
Automatic Vent Damper
Types of Furnaces
Inspection of Gas Forced-Air Furnaces
Oil Furnaces
Venting
Oil Burner
Heat Exchanger
Primary Control
Flame Detectors
Fan Control
Horizontal and Reverse-Flow Furnaces
Primary Limit Control
Secondary Limit Control
CompleteHeat
Room Heaters
Vented Room Heaters
Vented Floor Furnaces
Vented Wall Furnaces
Nonducted Systems
Hot Water and Steam
Electric Heat
Supply Power
Heat Elements
Safety Limits and Thermal Fuses
Heat Relays and Control Sequencers
Inspecting Electric Furnaces
Solar Heating
Collectors
Domestic Water Heating
Electronic Air Cleaners
Humidifiers
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Air-Conditioning and Heat Pumps
Air-Conditioning (Cooling)
Compressor
Condenser Coil
Evaporator Coil
Connecting Tubing
Metering Device
Refrigerant Cycle
Run Capacitor
Start Kit
Crankcase Heater
Condenser Fan
Two-Speed Condenser Fan Thermostat
Low-Ambient Kit
High-Efficiency Cooling
Heat Pumps
Heat Pump Components
Heat Pump Operation
Groundwater and Air-to-Air Heat Pump Differences
Water Source Heat Pump
Geothermal Heat Pump
Heat Pump with Gas or Oil Furnaces
Trane
Carrier
New O-Style Evaporator Coil
Evaporative Cooling
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Appliances
Dishwashers
Timer
Spray Arms
Tub
Racks
Door
Disposals
Continuous Feed
Batch Feed
Construction
Installation
Cooktops And Ranges
Gas
Electric
Ovens
Timers
Gas
Electric
Self-Cleaning
Continuous Cleaning
Convection
Microwave Oven
Combination Microwave and Halogen Light Source Ovens
Kitchen Exhaust Systems
Updraft Exhaust
Downdraft Exhaust
Refrigerators and Freezers
Doors
Components
Ice Makers
Self-Contained Ice Makers
Trash Compactors
Door/Drawer
Bin
Ram
Deodorizer
Washers
Tub
Lint Filter
Agitator
Pump and Motor
Controls
Hoses
Clothes Dryers
Timer
Venting
Lint Filter
Door
Central Vacuums
Miscellaneous Appliances and Equipment
Food Centers
Instant Water Heaters
Garage Door Openers
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Swimming Pools and Spas
Swimming Pools
Construction
Plumbing
Electrical System
Capacity
Pumps
Surface Skimmers
Filtration Systems
Heaters
Solar Heating
Clocks and Timers
Automatic Cleaners
Decking
Accessories
Pool Water Test Kit
Fences
Spas and Hot Tubs
Spa Construction
Hot Tub Construction
Saunas
Construction
Stoves
Clocks and Timers
Accessories
Review Questions
Checklist
Reporting Guidelines
Termites and Other Wood-Destroying Insects
Termites
Subterranean Termites
Drywood Termites
Dampwood Termites
Formosan Termites
Beetles
Carpenter Ants
Carpenter Bees
Review Questions
Checklist
Environmental Considerations
Asbestos
Physical Properties
Health Effects Associated with Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos-Related Diseases
Asbestos-Containing Materials
Typical Locations for Asbestos
Radon
Formation
Testing
Ventilation
Natural Ventilation
Forced Ventilation
Pressurization
Urea Formaldehyde
Lead
Dust
Paint
Soil
Water
Review Questions
Checklist
The American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc., Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
The National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc., Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
Chapter Review Answers
Glossary
Index

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