Eagle Eye Home Inspectors Qualifications
NJ Home Inspection Education
Below is a summary of Education and Continuing Education certifying Eagle Eye Home Inspectors Qualifications.
The emphasis in Roofing Inspection is on typical defects of the various types of roof coverings, draining systems, flashings, skylights, chimneys and other roof penetrations. Students apply their knowledge of roofing to inspections that focus on system performance, safety concerns, and compliance with codes and standards.
Structure Inspection focuses on the following structural components of a residential dwelling: foundations and footings, floors, walls, and roof/ceiling structures. Students learn to apply knowledge of structures to inspections that focus on system performance, safety concerns and compliance with good construction practices.
Electrical Inspection prepares students to inspect the performance of the following components of electrical systems within residential buildings: service drops, grounding systems, service panels, wiring systems, devices and fixtures.
Heating Inspections I covers installed heating systems (gas and oil furnaces, hot water boilers). Emphasis is on the inspector’s ability to identify the energy source, type, material, condition, and safety concerns as well as to inspect the equipment.
Heating Inspections II covers vent systems, flues and chimneys as well as fireplaces, other wood heating appliances and electric heating systems. Students apply knowledge of these systems to the role of a home inspector.
AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMPS
Emphasis on Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Inspection is on cooling systems and heat pumps. Students learn to identify typical defects and apply correct inspection techniques.
Plumbing inspection prepares students to inspect , in a residential dwelling, the interior water supply and distribution systems (including fixtures and faucets), as well as water heating equipment and drain/vent/waste systems and their related fixtures.
Exterior Inspection covers retaining walls, grounds, window wells, lot grading, driveways, patio, walkways, decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, railings, wall cladding, flashing trim, eaves, soffits, fascia, as well as exterior doors and windows. Students learn to describe the exterior wall covering and inspect all aspects of the exterior named above.
INSULATION AND INTERIORS
Focus is on the inspection of thermal insulation, vapors retarders and ventilation systems, as well as the inspection of interior elements of residential dwellings such as walls, ceilings, floors, basements, doors, windows, interior stairs/railings, installed countertops and cabinets, and garage doors/door openers.
COMMUNICATION AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
The professional home inspector is required both verbally and in writing to describe the inspection process and communicate inspection findings to the client. It is imperative that the home inspector be able to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding of an inspection, once conducted. Students in this subject develop their oral and written communication skills, and learn the reporting requirements and proper conduct of a professional in this industry.