To promote higher standards in the home inspection industry.
How Do I Choose a Home Inspector
Don't assume that a background in construction trades, engineering, code officers, or other building fields are substitutes for education and training as a home inspector.
On October 16, 2001, a group of certified professional home inspectors established the West Virginia Association of Home Inspectors. The goal of this group was to provide a standard whereby all home inspections in West Virginia could be gauged for the protection of the general public. We dedicated our efforts to the advancement of the Home Inspection Industry.
Exterior Insulation and Finish System
Consumer Product Safety Commission
GFCI’s Fact Sheet
A "GFCI" is a ground fault circuit interrupter. A ground fault circuit interrupter is an inexpensive electrical device that, if installed in household branch circuits, could prevent over two-thirds of the approximately 300 electrocutions still occurring each year in and around the home. Installation of the device could also prevent thousands of burn and electric shock injuries each year.
Aluminum wiring is a widely used product in the home construction industry. Today, aluminum wiring is used for main service entrance lines and for major appliance circuits in conjunction with an anti-oxidation compound.