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  • Electrical Code-New Construction - 2 Replies July 31, 2015
    I was in Whitley County, Indiana on Wednesday to look over a new house my nephew is buying. I thought it was odd that the receptacles were not tamper resistant and there were no AFCI breakers. I looked up the local code and they are not required. Nice way for builders to save a few bucks. Anyone els...
  • Commercial Agreement Template - 0 Replies July 31, 2015
    I would be interested in anyone sharing their commercial agreement for a "walk-through survey?" inspection with a ASTM E208 Section 8 in mind.
  • Direct vent boiler, intake and exaust - 4 Replies July 30, 2015
    This picture is the top of a high efficiency direct vent boiler, used for radiant heat and a hot water tank. Why are there tees and reductions on both the exhaust and intake? I have never seen this and can't figure out what is going on here.Click to Viewhttp://www.inspectorsjournal.com/foru...
  • garage floor finish - 7 Replies July 29, 2015
    I would like some suggestions to blotch up my garage floor into an un-uniform mosaic of whatever. Not necessarily looking for something that's easy to clean but that's fine too. I'm looking for something to mask all the oil and other crap I've spilled and will continue to spill on it. I'm dragging...
  • how to measure joist spacing in attic w/o access - 7 Replies July 29, 2015
    want to measure joist spacing in attic but there is no access what is the best way to approach?
  • electric water heaters - 4 Replies July 29, 2015
    an electric water heater in a closet has a drain pan that is filled up with water is the normal or should the water just drain through the discharge pipe to the drain.
  • artography wannabe - 11 Replies July 28, 2015
    nailing patterns in planksClick to Viewhttp://www.inspectorsjournal.c...oads/Jim Baird/tn/tn_201572821510_DSCF0856_resize.JPG 119.45 KBplank butt jointsClick to Viewhttp://www.inspectorsjournal.c...oads/Jim Baird/tn/tn_201572821524_DSCF0859_resize.JPG 12...
  • Artography - Cart Corral, Cloud Face, Beach Tumble - 11 Replies July 27, 2015
    Click to Viewhttp://www.inspectorsjournal.c...ads/mike lamb/tn/tn_201572801533_proof Steel Sky sig.jpg 36.53 KBClick to Viewhttp://www.inspectorsjournal.c...ads/mike lamb/tn/tn_201572801557_cloud face.jpg sig.jpg 21.46 KBClick to Viewhttp://www.inspe...
  • Lincoln Hwy PA - 6 Replies July 26, 2015
    My wife and I will be driving Lincoln Highway between Gettysburg and Breezewood for day trip and quality time together this week. We like history, interesting shops, restaurants, bars, roadside venders and people with lots of character. I'm sure we'll find interesting things along the way. Fo...
  • Fowler Electic water heater - 7 Replies July 26, 2015
    I have a table-top water heater from the late 1940's or early 1950's that's still in service, about 65 years later! (Although service has not been continuous.) The manufacturer's label reads "PORCELINED" and "Fowler Electric." Apparently manufactured by Fowler Mfg. Co. of Portland, OR, but I can fin...