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Home Inspection Training Series: The Masonry House DVD

Home Inspection Training Series: The Masonry House DVD

By Stephen Showalter

Whether you are an experienced home inspector or a new home inspector you will learn invaluable tips and trade techniques!

Price: $46.50
Product Code: 896431001002
Year: 2006
Binding: DVD
Publisher: ShowMeHow Videos


This step by step video on DVD will walk you through the home inspection process. Whether you are an experienced home inspector or a new home inspector you will learn invaluable tips and trade techniques.

Learn from a veteran home inspector that is past president of the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI), and is a member of NAHI and American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and Indoor Environmental Standard Organization (IESO). Stephen Showalter has performed over 8000 building inspections including environmental assessments.

He founded a national home inspection school and inspection training curriculum as well as training as a featured speaker at seminars across the country at NAHI, ASHI, IESO and NAR. Mr. Showalter also operated a local multi-inspector company that performed over 2500 inspections a year.

Teaching classes that ranged from home inspection fundamentals, historic homes to new home construction defects, Mr. Showalter has extensive experience and roots in the inspection industry. This video is a must for real estate investors so they may learn what to look for through a home inspector's eyes or what an experienced home inspector should be looking for.

In this video you will learn:

  • To evaluate masonry walls
  • How to detect spalling from rebar failure
  • Inspecting an air conditioning system
  • Grounds and landscaping
  • Electric panel and systems
  • Plumbing supply and distribution
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Electric furnace
  • Appliances
  • Evaluating an electric water heater
  • Safety techniques
  • And much more!

60 minutes