April, 2016
Postcards from the Field
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



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EDITED BY ASHI STAFF


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Easter has Passed Over...

…and Peter Rabbit is ready for spring cleaning.

Randy West
Professional Building Consultants
Prescott, AZ


Hey, Peter!

Hop over here for some more spring cleaning!

Matthew Steger
WIN Home Inspection-Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown, PA


Installed by Jumpin’ Jack Flash

It’s a gas, gas, gas!

Jim Young
Home Pro Professional Home Inspections
Cleveland Heights, OH


Just one Could Have Done the Whole Job

MacGuyver desperately needed a large shim, but all he could find was a box of eye-screws.

Michael Chambers
BrickKicker of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO


I Found the Perfect Place for That Drain Cleanout

There was a clear space right over the electrical panel.

Michael Chambers
BrickKicker of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO


Save Money on Homeowner’s Insurance

Direct line to the fire department.

Jim Young
Home Pro Professional Home Inspections
Cleveland Heights, OH

Creative Plumbing 101

Jim Young
Home Pro Professional Home Inspections
Cleveland Heights, OH


Creative Plumbing 102

Jim Young
Home Pro Professional Home Inspections
Cleveland Heights, OH


Backward Faucet Controls

If you don’t know how to install it, just guess. If it’s wrong, mark it with a Sharpie so others can figure it out.

Aaron Mayer
Housewarming Home Inspections
Kirkwood, MO


Water Flowing in the 3rd Dimension

Where’s the P trap?.

Stephen Tyler
STAT Home Inspection
Garnerville, NY


Stinky Reception

Larry Transue
BPG
Easton, PA