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Home Inspection Handbook

Home Inspection Handbook

Solid information on what you need to inspect building sites and landscaping, foundations, and structures!

Price: $29.95
ISBN: 9781572180468
Product Code: 1572180463
Year: 1997
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 324
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company


If you ever wanted to enter the home inspection business yet weren't sure where to start, let this book show you where to begin. If you're already involved in home inspection projects, you'll find information in this book that you'll want to refer to on a daily basis.

Here you'll find what areas you need to check in a typical home inspection, along with exactly where you should look, and surprises you're likely to find -- especially in older homes.

Dozens of forms and checklists are included, as well as solid information on what you need to inspect:

  • Building sites and landscaping
  • Foundations
  • Structures
  • Roofing
  • Chimneys and flues
  • Interior and exterior finishes
  • Electrical systems
  • HVAC systems
  • Plumbing systems

You'll even be shown how to fill out and prepare home inspection forms and reports required by owners and lending institutions!