Home Reference Book.
We use and give you the clearest,
most comprehensive reference guide available. The Home
Reference Book is provided to the potential home purchaser
at the end of every home inspection. The easy-to-use
manual contains 400 informative pages and over 160 illustrations,
organized as follows:
Text and Illustrations.
A simple explanation of home
construction, with detailed chapters on each of the
nine house systems - Roofing, Exterior, Structure, Electrical,
Heating, Cooling, Insulation, Plumbing and Interior.
Plus illustrations showing how each component of the
house is made, how it works and how it wears out or
Life Cycles and Costs.
A wealth of information on normal
life expectancies of roofs, furnaces, etc. as well as
the ballpark costs of replacing such items.
handy chart with text setting out the recomended frequency
of household maintenance so that you can catch little
problems before they become big ones.
A series of files to record
and store your house documents including Aquisition Records,
Mortgages, Insurance Policies, Property Taxes, plus costs
for Utilities, Home Improvements, Major Furniture and
Improvements and Recommendations.
Nine pages to be filled in, recording
the state of a house's major systems and components.
Any improvement recommendations can be noted, describing
the nature, timing and likely cost of each item.
The Bottom Line.
The summary page that instantly
tells you how a house stacks up against its peers, highlighting
any and all components requiring significant improvements
and/or major expenditures in the near future. Of all
the tools used by the home owner, The Home Reference
Book could well be the most valuable. It can help inform
you, organize you...and save you money.
Home Reference Book Feedback.
- "The best home
inspection reference book bar none." - RW
- "It's a great
reporting system. I'm constantly trying to find a
suggestion for improvement, but you're always one
step ahead of me." - OH
- "It is the most
thorough reporting system available-the Mercedes Benz
of reports!" - RR
- "It sets me ahead
of the competition. It is very well received by clients
and realtors." - RM
- "In addition to
a great inspection reporting system, it offers a wealth
of information for the buyer." - JS
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