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

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Overview

A prospective home buyer's guide to evaluating a property, inside and out – loaded with inspection checklists, worksheets, charts, checklists, and photographs. This is a must-have for anyone considering a new or used home purchase.
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explains the most significant potential home defects...warning signs of serious problems...expensive to correct...many photos...diagrams...outstanding...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071423045
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/27/2003
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 137
  • Sales rank: 1,049,476
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman Becker, P.E., is a nationally known authority on the subject of home inspection, and has more than 31 years' experience in home and building inspection. He is one of the founders of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). Mr. Becker is the author of the best seller The Complete Book of Home Inspection, published by McGraw-Hill, and also writes the widely read "Homeowners Clinic" column for Popular Mechanics magazine. He has been qualified in court as an expert witness on the subject of home inspection, and appeared on national television on "Good Morning America" as a home inspection expert. Mr. Becker holds bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York, New Jersey, and Florida.

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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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