Having a home inspection done can make the real estate transaction go smoother. But what about ways to make the home inspection itself a smoother process?
The Professional Home Inspection Online Course is an updated version of AHIT’s online training program for new home inspectors. It includes some 1,200 photos, a library of informative GoPro videos, exam questions and more.
Knob and Tube (K&T) electrical wiring is the oldest wiring method used in U.S. homes. While it can be safe and reliable in an untampered or original state, K&T wiring systems that have been modified can present a danger and potential for electrical fires.
Regardless of whether states have requirements to do the testing or not, professional home inspectors should be familiar with how to do short- and long-term radon testing, as well as how to determine if a homeowner needs to take action.
The GI Bill is reimbursing members of the U.S. military who train to be home inspectors through American Home Inspectors Training in AHIT's Wisconsin facility.
The cover-to-cover update offers home inspectors the latest information on codes, products and practices and features more visuals and diagrams.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, three out of five deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or non-working alarms.
Trying to start any small business means overcoming many familiar roadblocks on the path to success, such as the economy, government regulations, and changing consumer tastes. However, there are other less obvious challenges potential business owners also must overcome.