Home Inspection Checklists: 101 Illustrated Checklists and Worksheets You Need Before Buying a Home / Edition 1

Home Inspection Checklists: 101 Illustrated Checklists and Worksheets You Need Before Buying a Home / Edition 1

by Norman Becker
     
 

Find out if the house that you plan on buying has a leaky basement, termite infestation, faulty wiring or more.

Find the hidden problems before they become your problems, with this easy to carry field guide

If you're in the process of buying a home, this is the one book you need to do it right — Home Inspection Checklists. Loaded with charts,

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Overview

Find out if the house that you plan on buying has a leaky basement, termite infestation, faulty wiring or more.

Find the hidden problems before they become your problems, with this easy to carry field guide

If you're in the process of buying a home, this is the one book you need to do it right — Home Inspection Checklists. Loaded with charts, checklists, worksheets, and photographs, this indispensable volume will help you fully evaluate a property both inside and out, discovering hidden problems before you make a commitment.

Expertly organized by a renowned engineer and nationally known authority on home inspection, this unique workbook takes you step-by-step through the complete home inspection process. You get:

* An easy to use, checklist approach to home inspection

* Scores of informative illustrations

* Useful worksheets covering every conceivable problem area

* Lists for evaluating three separate properties

* And much, much more!

Plus, Home Inspection Checklists is simple enough for the layman, yet detailed enough to serve as a valuable addition to a professional inspector's reference library. When it comes time for you to look at homes, make sure this book travels with you!

Get expert guidance on:

* Roofs

* Walls

* Basements and crawl spaces

* Heating systems

* Water heaters

* Air conditioners

* And much more!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071423045
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/27/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
137
Sales rank:
923,141
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
PART I: EXTERIOR

Chapter 1: Roofs

Chapter 2: Roof-Mounted Structures and Projections

Chapter 3: Paved Areas Around the Structure

Chapter 4: Walls, Windows and Doors

Chapter 5: Lot and Landscaping

Chapter 6: Garage

Chapter 7: Wood-Destroying Insects and Rot
PART II: INTERIOR

Chapter 8: Attic

Chapter 9: Interior Rooms

Chapter 10: Basement and Crawl Space

Chapter 11: Electrical System

Chapter 12: Plumbing

Chapter 13: Heating System

Chapter 14: Domestic Hot Water

Chapter 15: Air-Conditioning

Chapter 16: Swimming Pool
PART III: OTHER

Chapter 17: Environmental Concerns
GLOSSARY

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