Home Inspection Related Documents
See below for instruction manuals, guides, technical bulletins, and more. These resources may provide great references to reinforce issues found during a home inspection. Since a home inspection is not exhaustive, deficiencies related to items and components found in the references below shouldn’t be viewed as an all-inclusive deficiency listing. This is why it’s important to follow recommendations made in your home inspection report as to further evaluation and repairs relating to items.
Home Inspection Disclosure Form – Disclosures for home inspections.
Home Inspector Scope of Work – Scope of work regarding home inspections and what they entail.
Best Practices – Installation Guide Siding and Trim Products – This document explains 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 explains the installation requirements for EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) wall cladding.
INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR FLOOR AND ROOF FRAMING – This 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.