Water Management: Proper Grading and Drainage Slopes from Foundations
This course will examine the importance of proper grading and drainage slopes for foundations as it pertains to home inspections. Many defects observed during home inspections could have been completely avoided if simple preventative measures had been taken. Many of these issues are often caused by poor water management. The purpose of this course is to discuss proper grading and drainage for homes and explain water diversion repairs and preventative measures to ensure water relief. This course discusses the different types of foundations and how they differ based on climate. In addition, this course will describe environmental issues that may occur inside a home with improper grading and drainage.