The Complete Book of Home InspectionBook - 2011
From the Publisher: 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.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2011
Edition: 4th ed
Characteristics: xx, 359 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm