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September, 2018

Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors


Inspecting Old Houses: Exteriors and Siding

DAVID RUSHTON

The siding on any home should limit water and air infiltration into the structure. The current technique is to limit any water infiltration into a home and seal the home up so tightly that exterior air needs to be brought inside with mechanical means. Go to article


Managing Risk Claim 1: Water Damage


Of all the allegations we receive at InspectorPro Insurance, claims of water damage are the most common claims against home inspectors.

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Anchored Masonry Veneers Inspection


Exterior cladding veneers can be made of just about any material, but typically, they are masonry, including brick or stone. Some veneers are adhered, others are anchored. In this article, we address only anchored veneer, the most popular being brick masonry attached to wood framing.

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