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John Cranor

Telephone : 804-747-7747

John Cranor owns Cranor Inspection Services located in Glen Allen, Va. He joined ASHI in 1998 and has served as chairman of the Technical Committee and the Standards Committee. Under his leadership, the Technical Committee took responsibility for developing the high-profile Virtual Home Inspection on the ASHI Web site. As a third generation roofing contractor his experience in roofing spans more than 30 years.

Cranor is the past president of the Central Virgina Chapter of ASHI, and past President of the Virginia Association of Real Estate Inspectors (VAREI.) The Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors called on his technical expertise in the development of its exam. Visit his Web site at www.house-whisperer.com.

Articles authored

Flat-Roof Inspection, with a Focus on Modified Bitumen, March 2010

Flat-Roof Inspection with a Focus on Modified Bitumen, February 2010

A Tribute to a Colleague, a Professional, and a Friend, October 2008

Focus on Standards, February 2007

Focus on Standards, January 2007

Inspecting Today's Predominant Residential Installed Roofing Material: Asphalt Composition Shingles, May 2002

Inspecting Today's Predominant Residential Installed Roofing Material: Asphalt Composition Shingles, June 2002

Understanding and Inspecting EPDM Roofing, Part 1, November 2002

Understanding and Inspecting EPDM Roofing, Part 2, December 2002

Modular or Manufactured Home?, February 2004

A Heads Up About Protecting Your Noggin, March 2004

The Facts About Clothes Dryer Exhaust Systems, April 2005