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Old 05-26-2019, 05:25 PM   #21
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Old 05-26-2019, 06:59 PM   #22
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This doesn't leak, but they want me to flash it. This is the top section of the highest patio cover in the middle of the patio. The house has a Gable end overhang from the center of the window that is literally just out of view. The high point of the gable is less than 5 feet over the patio cover and the gable terminates at the edge on each side so it's literally 1 foot above this rake on each side. Plus the patio cover has a one inch slope. And there's windows below it thats why we had to put it there. But if I HAVE to flash it, how exactly would I do that around the window?

Crap pic won't load, let me try from my computer. One sec
A home inspector has zero authority. If your install is up to code tell them to pound sand.

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Old 05-27-2019, 12:43 AM   #23
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i know right! sorry. sidetrack Salley here. Davis said something about a pole and i went off into la-la land remembering the good ol days.. ok here's the pics.. i found one when we were about 90% done tearing down the ugly ass patio/pergola thing they had up there before I came along.. but you can see what im working with a little better.. well no you cant because this pic wont load.. grrr
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Davis said something about a pole and i went off into la-la land remembering the good ol days..
Pole I was headed out last night to the Irish pub but,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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i cant get anything to load. so frustrating
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Lemme get this straight.

Your work would pass an inspection by an AHJ. It's considered acceptable by the industry. Yet some inspector (who's a graduate of the Class of Tuesday 3P.M.) yields you some paying work.

And........... you're pissed off?
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frustrating I couldn't go out last night because I've been moving and misplaced my glasses Load check
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I dont know how much of it is paying when hes saying roof vents are "missing damaged or improperly installed" But really they are just hail damaged. Theres been 2 storms on that roof since we reroofed it in 2017. i was pissed because i dont have time for this ****. not to recaulk vents where its cracking or to write up a rebuttle to his mistakes.

And its not so much throwing me work as it is being a pain in my ass. Especially since hes made it look like this stuff was done incorrectly during install. My customers need to move in off season! Its like major hail season over here and i dont have time to do unnecessary repairs. This house is 3 storys and steep and who cares if a roof vent has dents in it?! NOone can even see it. Plus I feel like it will do more damage to the roof replacing one shingle because of a scuff. BUT the new owners want all this stuff fixed or they wont buy.

the inspector marked the water heater defecient because it was at 116 degrees and it should be at 110. just stupid stuff.

oh btw.... are joist hangers required on both ends of the pergola? I have them on the header but i put two 8" bolts in at the eave and then used a little L shaped black decorative do-dads in lieu of the ugly hangers. asshat said "missing required hangers" i wish I could post pics of this report.
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I dont know how much of it is paying ...........
So....... you're doing work.......... and............... you don't know if you're getting paid?
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weird that it will load some pics but not others
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i cant get anything to load. so frustrating
Some people can do it if they reduce the size of the pic. Apparently it may upload using Tapatalk even if it won't outside of Tapatalk. I tried everything but that and gave up.
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I think the guy's report is worse than useless. Of all the problems that can really screw up a house down there, these questions aren't them.

Now, back to your pole.....
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Some people can do it if they reduce the size of the pic. Apparently it may upload using Tapatalk even if it won't outside of Tapatalk. I tried everything but that and gave up.
hmmm...
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EVERY Home Inspector I have ever been near was some guy who doen't know sh!t, isn't part of the trades to begin with, and got into home inspecting because of the east path to "licensing" and the self importance aspect.....

I have 2 great ways to deal with inspectors....and it works: First, you tell them that you want code references for every "deficiency" they note, and.....ask them if they carry liability insurance that will cover mistakes in reports.

Think about it. They don't have a shield from any code jurisdiction, and if they screw up a sale, they can be successfully sued.

They are doing their job when they identify problems that a homeowner misses, potential issues like mold, electrical faults, windows that won't open...whatever....but when they "fail" inspections in areas they are not qualified to inspect, then I take issue with them.
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I think the guy's report is worse than useless. ........
It's most likely one generated by a 'click-n-print' app.
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the inspector marked the water heater defecient because it was at 116 degrees and it should be at 110. just stupid stuff.


I had one where the BI (buyers inspector) wrote up the condensate trap was on the outside of the furnace and should be inside. That’s where the manufacturer put it, all he had to do if he took issue with it was open the manual sitting on the furnace and look for himself. Instead he just made himself look like a no nothing asshat.


As for scuffed shingles, how do you know he didn’t do that when he was crawling around the roof?


No warranty covers hail damage.


These all seem like things you can easily explain to YOUR customer. If YOUR customer wants a written response then you need to charge for it.

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It's most likely one generated by a 'click-n-print' app.
That's what it looked like to me.

Take a quick course, buy some canned software, and you're rolling.

I especially liked the sagging/deflecting area in roof decking. So?
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That's what it looked like to me.

Take a quick course, buy some canned software, and you're rolling.

I especially liked the sagging/deflecting area in roof decking. So?
'Round here, you don't even need to take a course. Just give money to the AHJ and walk out licensed.
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'Round here, you don't even need to take a course. Just give money to the AHJ and walk out licensed.
I have you beat. No course, no licensing.

All you need to be a pro are some business cards and a customer.
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I have you beat. No course, no licensing.

All you need to be a pro are some business cards and a customer.
Don't say that too loud. I'm sure your local gubbamint would love to profit by taking that away from you and lease it back to you for money.

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