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  • A Glossary of Essential Home Inspection Terms

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    Every industry has its own language and terms. These words and phrases can be confusing to anyone who is not part of the daily operations of a specific industry, and the home inspection business is no exception.

    To help you understand the terms, acronyms, and phrases regularly used in home inspection reports and by the inspectors, Elementary Property Inspections has created this handy reference guide. Here you’ll find valuable information allowing you to comprehend and communicate your home inspection needs effectively.

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Preparing For A Home Inspection

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    Getting a home inspection carried out on your home that you’re trying to sell doesn’t always fill you up with excitement, but failing to prep your home for the inspection could lead to a delay in the sale.

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  • HEALTH RISKS OF ASBESTOS

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    Learn about asbestos and how exposure can be dangerous to your health. Also find out how to properly handle a potential asbestos problem. What is asbestos? There are several minerals commonly known as asbestos. These minerals can be used to make products strong, long-lasting and fire-resistant. Before 1990, asbestos was mainly used for insulating buildings and homes against cold weather and noise. It was also used for fireproofing. Industry, construction and commercial sectors have used, and, in some cases, continue to use, asbestos in products like: Cement and plaster Industrial furnaces and heating systems Building insulation Floor and ceiling tiles House siding Car and truck brake pads Vehicle transmission components, such…

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