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Inspecting a House

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ISBN-10: 1561584622

ISBN-13: 9781561584628

Edition: 2001

Authors: Rex Cauldwell, Mike Guertin

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

A third generation tradesperson, Cauldwell is both a master electrician and master plumber. Cauldwell has an A.A.S. degree in Electronic Engineering and his books "Wiring a House" and "Inspecting a House" are popular industry standards. He is also the author of "For Pros by Pros: Plumbing."

Mike Guertin is a custom home builder and remodeler with more than twenty-five years experience specializing in energy and resource efficient construction. He is a contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and an advisor to Mr. Guertin also teaches construction "best practices" techniques to builders, architects and technical school students and educators and leads training for architects, building officials, builders and trade contractors at construction trade shows and conferences, including the International Builders Show, JLC Live, the International Roofing Show and the Remodeling Show.

The Inspection Process
Professional Courtesy
The Rules of the Profession
Creating a System of Inspection
Tools of the Trade
The Service Inspection
The Service Entrance
The Service Panel
Siding, Doors, and Windows
Roofs, Gutters, and Grading
Inspecting the Roof
Foundations, Structural Supports, and Decks
The Foundation
Garages, Driveways, and Walkways
Types of Garages
Inspecting the Exterior
Driveways and Walkways
Basements and Crawl Spaces
Types of Basements
Basement Water Damage
Basement Lighting
Basement Structural Inspection
Basement Electrical Inspection
Basement Plumbing Inspection
Crawl Spaces
Utility Room Appliances
Water Heaters
Clothes Washers
Water Conditioners
Heating and Cooling Systems
General Inspection
Gas Burners
Oil Burners
Electric Forced-Air Furnaces
Electric Water Furnaces
Electric Baseboards
Wood-Burning Stoves and Fireplaces
Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners
Geothermal Heating
The Kitchen, Bathroom, and Other Rooms
The Kitchen
The Bathroom
Bedrooms and Hallways
Water Supply and Septic
The Water Source
Septic Tanks
Common Cross-Connection Points