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Home Inspector Essentials
Home Inspection Tools

“How to Operate Your Home” by Mr. FixIt, Tom Feiza

American Home Warranty Company
Home Inspection Warranties

State Farm Insurance
Home Inspector Insurance

FREA Insurance
Home Inspector Insurance

University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Allen Insurance Group
Home Inspector Insurance

GEM Marketing
Home Inspector Marketing Deals

New Image Software
Home Inspection Reporting Software

femto – Tech, Inc
Radon Tools & Equipment

Inspection Training Associates – Kaplan Professional Schools
Home Inspector Training

Market Hardware – Everyday Marketing Tools
Home Inspector Marketing Deals

A-Pass-Weikel Institute
Home Inspector Training

First National Merchant Solutions
Credit Card Processing

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CAAK – Code Adminstrators Association of Kentucky
The electronic version of the updated Kentucky Residential Code (KRC)  2002 is now available through the CAAK website.  This  has been made possible through a joint effort by the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction staff and the International Code Council.

National Home Inspection Associations

NAHI – National Association of Home Inspectors

NACHI – National Association of Certified Home Inspectors

ASHI – American Society of Home Inspectors

SPREI – Society of Professional Real Estate Inspectors 

State Home Inspection Associations

AAREI – Arkansas Association of Real Estate Inspections

CREIA – California Real Estate Inspection Association

CAHI – Connecticut Association of Home Inspectors

FABI – Florida Association of Building Inspectors

NWFHIA- Northwest Florida Home Inspectors Association

GAHI – Georgia Association of Home Inspectors

MAIA- Metro Atlanta Inspectors Association

MAHI – Maryland Association of Home Inspectors
MAHI – Mississippi Association of Home Inspectors

MSHI – Minnesota Society of Housing Inspectors

NYSAHI – New York State Association of Home Inspectors

NCLHIA – North Carolina Licensed Home Inspector Association

NACREI – Nevada Association of Certified Real Estate Inspectors

SNAPPI – Southern Nevada Association of Professional Property Inspectors

PHIC – Pennsylvania Home Inspectors Coalition

TAREI – Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors

VAREI – The Virginia Association of Real Estate Inspectors

WVAHI – West Virginia Association of Home Inspectors

WAHI – Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors

International Home Inspection Associations

CAHI – Canadian Association of Home Inspectors

AIBS – Australian Institue of Building Surveyors

NZIBS – New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors

OAHI – Ontario Association of Home Inspectors

Real Estate Associations

NAR – National Association of Realtors

KAR – Kentucky Association of Realtors

Find a Kentucky Real Estate Association by Location

Home Builders Associations

NAHB – National Association of Home Builders

HBAK – Home Builders Association of Kentucky

Find a Kentucky Home Builders Association by Location

Other Home Inspection related links

Air Conditioning

Carrier  

Lennox

Rheem  

Rudd

Appliances

Amana – Owner’s Manuals & Installation Instructions

Bosch – Owner’s Manuals & Installation Instructions

GE Appliances – Owner’s Manuals & Installation Instructions

Maytag – Owner’s Manuals & Installation Instructions

Thermador – Owner’s Manuals & Installation Instructions

Whirlpool Appliance Doctor

Basements / Crawl Spaces

The Old House Web – Moisture, Insects, & Structural Problems

Crawl Space or Basement Insulation

Drain Pro – Moisture in the Basement

Concrete & Masonry

Masonry Advisory Council On-Line 

Portland Cement Association 

Concrete Building Systems in Residential Construction
A service of the Portland Cement Association

Slag Cement Association 

Electrical

Hazards of Aluminum Wiring and Federal Pacific Electric Panels along with many other Home Inspection topics on Dan Friedman’s web site

Joe Tedesco’s NEC Electrical Inspection Information  

Mike Holt Enterprises, Inc NEC Forum 

Environmental Issues

 ” A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home”
from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Lead Based Paint Information
from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
 

Radon Zone Map of Kentucky
from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
 

Exterior Surface Components

BIA – The Brick Industry Association On-Line Technical Notes

EDI – Exterior Design Institute for EIFS

VSI – Vinyl Siding Institute

The Door and Window Industry Information Web Site

Fireplaces & Solid Fuel Burning Devices

The Chimney Safety Institute of America

Hearthnet – Articles and Q & A

Majestic Fireplace Product Manuals  

Forums on Home Inspection

Inspection News for Home Inspectors

The Journal of Light Construction 
The Inspector’s Journal

Heating Systems

The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors

International Ground Source Heat Pump Association 

Insulation & Ventilation

NIA – National Insulation Association

ICAA - Insulation Contractors Association of America

Cheating – The Insulation Industry’s Dirty Secret

Fiberglass Fraud Through Overblowing

Interiors

The Gypsum Association

United States Gypsum Company – Product Installation Manuals

Legislative Issues

NAHI Position Statement on Regulation of Home Inspectors

ASHI Position Statement on Regulation of Home Inspectors 

ASHI Link to compilation of State Home Inspector Regulations

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government -
(LFUCG) Home Inspector Licensing Information)

Miscellaneous Technical

NFPA – National Fire Protection Association

ANSI – American National Standards Institute

ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials

The Building Science Corporation

Technical Information Links on the ASHI Web Site 

The Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers 

Plumbing

Master Plumbers.com Bulletin Board and Forum

Master Plumber.com Commericial Plumbing Site 

Radon Equipment & Training

AARST – American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists

EPA Radon Website

The Kentucky State Radon Program

Southern Regional Radon Training Center (SRRTC)

National Radon Safety Board 

National Environmental Health Association 

Radalink Testing Equipment 

Sun Nuclear Testing Equipment 

Radon America Testing Equipment 

Roofing

ARMA – Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association

NRCA – National Roofing Contractors Association

RCMA – Roof Coating Manufacturers Association

Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau

Slab on ground construction

Post Tensioning Institute

Structural

Eng-Tips Forum – Structural Engineering Forums

SBA – The Structural Board Association  

SIPA – Structural Insulated Panel Association 

Tools & Equipment  

Home Inspector Essentials

Inspection Depot

Professional Equipment Company

Training Courses and Schools

MII – Midwest Inspectors Institute, Leavenworth, KS

Wood Destroying Organisms & Pests

The National Pest Management Association
http://66.54.140.243/

Structural, Industrial and Medical Information on Insects
From the University of Kentucky Entomology Department

Protecting your home from Termites
From the University of Kentucky Entomology Dept

 

Levity (C’mon, all sites need just a little)

Walter Jowers Home Inspector Humor Columns
from the Nashville Scene Weekly Wire

The Darwin Awards

Plumbing Trivia  

Real Estate Appraisal Humor

Paula Hollins Designs Real Estate Humor   

Kensington Realty Advisors Real Estate Humor