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Inspecting a House (For Pros & by Pros)by Rex Cauldwell
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This pro-level guide to inspecting a house is a tool for evaluating property inside and out. It includes a discussion of current building materials, heating, electrical and plumbing systems, foundations, and more. This book can help anyone determine the soundness of a house.
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Presents a logical sequence of inspection and tells what to look for when evaluating heating, electrical and plumbing systems, and inspecting roofs, gutters, flashing, windows and doors, garages and driveways, foundations, and various rooms of a house. Useful as a reference for home inspectors, home sellers, home buyers, and realtors. Contains color photos illustrating problems on every page, plus many checklists. Cauldwell is a building inspector and licensed general contractor with 25 years of experience. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding magazine.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The author of "Wiring a House" presents a comprehensive guide to evaluating a property, inside and out. Cauldwell discusses all major problem areas in the process in a logical sequence as he covers everything from storage tanks to chimney flashings. 250 color photos. 50 illustrations.
About the Author
A third generation tradesperson, Cauldwell is both a master electrician and master plumber. Cauldwell has an A.A.S. degree in Electronic Engineering and his books "Wiring a House" and "Inspecting a House" are popular industry standards. He is also the author of "For Pros by Pros: Plumbing."
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