Home Inspection

This practical study of the basic principles, economic aspects, and regulations of the home inspection industry. The course covers the following:

• Structural components including foundation and framing of the home.

• Exterior features including siding, soffit, porches, balconies, walkways, railings and driveways.

• Roof system including shingles, flashing and skylights.

• Electrical system including service panels, breakers and fuses.

• Plumbing systems including pipes, drains, water heating equipment and sump pumps.

• Heating system including equipment and venting.

• Cooling system including energy sources and distribution equipment.

• Interior features including walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, stairs and railings.

• Insulation and ventilation including those in the attic and other unfinished spaces.

• Fireplaces including chimneys and vents.