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The Complete Book of Home Inspection
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0071391258, Paperback)Probably the best source available for prospective homebuyer’s to use for evaluating property, inside and out. Originally intended to be for buyers and owners, it has sufficient detail that professional home inspectors use it throughout the country. Loaded with charts, checklists, and photographs, this is a must have for anyone considering a new or used home purchase. Nearly 75,000 copies are in print.
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From the Publisher: Inspect any home inside and out-with help from an expert! Find out the real value of a house or condo using the tested techniques in this step-by-step guide. Written by a professional home inspector and fully updated throughout, The Complete Book of Home Inspection, Fourth Edition, shows you how to determine exactly what's behind, beneath, above, and around a house before you make an offer. If you're selling your home, you'll learn how to accurately evaluate its condition prior to setting a price. This comprehensive manual covers every aspect of exterior, interior, and electromechanical home inspection-and contains a new chapter on green home technology. Now with details on American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) requirements, this book serves as a valuable on-the-job tool as well as a basic layperson's guide. Plenty of useful photos, drawings, worksheets, and checklists are included in this practical resource. The Complete Book of Home Inspection, Fourth Edition, covers: Tools and procedures; Roofs; Roof-mounted structures and projections; Paved areas around the structure; Walls, windows, and doors; Lot and landscaping; Garage; Wood-destroying insects and rot; Attic; Interior rooms; Basement and crawl space; Electrical system; Plumbing; Heating systems; Domestic water heaters; Air-conditioning; Swimming pools; Energy considerations; Environmental concerns and Green home technology.
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