Complete Book of Home Inspection 4/E (The Complete Book Series)

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The Complete Book of Home Inspection - 4th Edition

 This comprehensive instruction manual covers every aspect of a home inspection. It includes the exterior, interior, and electro-mechanicals of the home or condominium apartment. The book is basic enough for a layperson and detailed enough to be a working on-site tool for professional home inspectors. Revealing techniques and methods used by experienced home inspectors, this heavily illustrated reference details how to evaluate the condition of a home - inside and out. Precise step-by-step procedures enable you to inspect a home as though accompanied by an inspector with many years' experience.
Written by a professional home inspector, most chapters of the 4th edition of The Complete Book of Home Inspection have been updated and expanded with new material and is packed with photos, graphs, dozens of checklists, worksheets and valuable chapter summaries.

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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 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
  • Green home technology

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Over 125,000 Copies Sold

Most Chapters have been Updated and Expanded
New to this Edition:
* Metal Shingles
* Synthetic Slate
* Fiber-Cement Siding
* Composite Decking
* Free-Standing Decks
* Superior Walls (precast concrete foundation)
* Conditioned Space
* Mold Resistant Drywall
* Engineered Lumber
* Laminate Flooring
* Bamboo Flooring
* Air Admittance Valves
* Loop Vents for Island Kitchens
* Geothermal Heating and Cooling
* Alternative Septic Systems
* PEX Piping
* "On Demand" Tankless Water Heaters
* Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters
* A New Chapter on Green Home Technology
* Plus a 128 Question and Answer Home Inspection Quiz

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