February, 2002
Postcards from the Field
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



"Handyman really knew his stuff"

EDITED BY ASHI STAFF

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That’s what the owner of this upper-scale property told me about the handyman who had installed this smoke detector controlled by a wall switch.

Mark Oldroyd
A Realty Check
Wildwood, Mo.





Step lightly!


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How much support do you think this joist provides? This unique “arrangement” was found in Athens, Ohio. It was located in a garage that had  finished living space above it.


Dwayne Hoffman

Hoffman Home Inspections
Logan, OH