Education A Better Inspection through Better Training Contact me below or for more information click here Certificates InterNACHI® is the world’s leading association for home inspectors. We provide training, online testing and certification. The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI®) promotes a high standard of professionalism, business ethics and inspection procedures. InterNACHI® members subscribe to the Code of Ethics in the course of their business. The goal of CCPIA is to help its members become skilled commercial property inspectors and successful leaders in the industry.The Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) strives to enhance the commercial property inspection profession by providing its members with online training and resources for the purpose of professional development and improvement by following Code of Ethics Mold is found both indoors and outdoors. Mold can enter your home through open doorways, windows, vents, and heating and air conditioning systems. Mold in the air outside can also attach itself to clothing, shoes, and pets can and be carried indoors. When mold spores drop on places where there is excessive moisture, such as where leakage may have occurred in roofs, pipes, walls, plant pots, or where there has been flooding, they will grow. Many building materials provide suitable nutrients that encourage mold to grow. Wet cellulose materials, including paper and paper products, cardboard, ceiling tiles, wood, and wood products, are particularly conducive for the growth of some molds. Other materials such as dust, paints, wallpaper, insulation materials, drywall, carpet, fabric, and upholstery, commonly support mold growth. Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert radioactive gas. It is formed by the natural radioactive decay of uranium in rock, soil, and water. It can be found in all 50 states. Testing for it is the only way of telling how much is present. Inspect the Home’s Foundation Piers Manufactured homes often sit on a pier block or concrete block foundation. Skirting might obscure the foundation. If so, you’ll need crawl space access to inspect it. Piers should be straight and plumb with no visible damage such as cracks. Check for signs of rot and cracks at the pier caps and that shims used to level the home are in good condition C2 is the non-profit, certifying body for home and building inspectors who have fulfilled certain educational requirements including those in the areas of indoor air quality.Indoor air quality issues include Mold, Radon, Biologicals, Carbon Monoxide, Formaldehyde, Pesticides, Asbestos, Bacteria and Lead.The biggest purchase you’ll ever make deserves a certified professional. Inspection professionals certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), you’ll be sure your property is inspected by a professional who continuing education requirements, pass an inspection exam every year and take additional indoor air quality training.