Complete Book of Home Inspection
By: Norman Becker
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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...Read more
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.
About the author: Norman Becker