Home Inspection Related Documents

Instruction manuals, guides, technical bulletins, and more are listed below. These resources may provide great references to reinforce issues found during a home inspection. Deficiencies related to items and components found in the references below shouldn’t be viewed as an all-inclusive listing of such deficiencies, as a home inspection is not exhaustive. That’s why it’s important to follow recommendations made in the home inspection report as to further evaluation and repairs relating to items.

Home Inspection Disclosure Form

Home Inspector Scope of Work

Best Practices – Installation Guide Siding and Trim Products – This document lays out the installation requirements for fiber cement cladding products.

Can Multiple Neutral Conductors be Terminated in a Panelboard Termination? – A document from Schneider Electric explaining the repercussions of doubled neutrals under a single lug on terminal bars in panelboards.

Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide  – This document lays out proper deck construction, spans, fasteners, prohibited practices, and much more.

BUILDER’S REFERENCE GUIDE – BUILDING SUCCESSFULLY WITH DRYVIT RESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS – This document lays out the installation requirements for EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) wall cladding.

INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR FLOOR AND ROOF FRAMING – This I-joist installation guide lays out the proper installation for engineered joists (I-joists), as well as prohibited practices.

Installation Guide and Detailing Options for Compliance with ASTM C1780 – This installation guide describes the requirements for the installation of adhered manufactured stone veneer.

Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon – This EPA document provides an overview of Radon and testing recommendations during a real estate transaction.

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