Most homes have imperfections. Many of them are simple annoyances, but some of them represent very real hazards. These hazards are not only found inside the home. Aside from the usual walls, windows, roof and foundation condition, there is still much to examine on the outside of any house. As a housing inspector, any surrounding condition that affects the values or usefulness of the home should be included in your report. Potential issues can range anywhere from complications with drainage to encroaching root structures. This course will focus on these and other potential exterior hazards and will emphasize the ways in which these outdoors hazards may affect the long term health of a home.
1. Some Basic Principles & Vegetation
2. Utility Service and General Access
3. Outbuildings, General Considerations & Outside Indicators of Inside Conditions
4. Course Summary Quiz
Course ratings and reviews
McKissock is rated out of 5 by 545.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thomas H from Excellent refresher. Love some of the comical answer choices! Kept the course lively for an otherwise boring but necessary subject. Will definitely use Mckissock next year!
Date published: 2018-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jason D from Great refresher course for additional exterior inspection considerations
Date published: 2018-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by Marshall M. from Very well organized. Would recommend for all home inspectors.
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nathaniel S. from I was able to complete this class from my smart phone. Very convenient!
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by Matthew S. from I don't agree with some of the conclusions reached or some of the recommendations for report writting language, but the logic is consistent.
Date published: 2018-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by Byron R. from As stated in other courses taken, they are concise, informative and the online substance of the course is easily navigatable.
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by Robert Y. from I have taken hundreds of hours of online courses and this is the very best learning tool.
Date published: 2018-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by Michael M. from good course, but kept kicking me off line at crucial moments
Date published: 2018-03-19