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Scott has owned and operated a full service home inspection company since 1995. Serving a 100 mile radius of Nashville, Tennessee.
The Middle Tennessee ASHI Chapter is the sponsor for this class by PARR Inspections.  PARR is the main FEMA disaster inspection provider for the United States.  You must attend this class in order to be placed on the PARR disaster inspector roster.  More information can be found at the PARR site,...
Over the past few months, owners of newer homes nationwide have been complaining of drywall that smells like rotten eggs. In several cases, they have had to leave their home because the smell was so bad. In addition to the putrid smell, many homeowners have reported problems with air conditioning...
I have noticed that many of the folks who I see posting on AR I never seen on the other two major home inspection discussion boards.  AR is a great site, but it is not a home inspector site.  It is more of a marketing and networking site that allows home inspectors to participate. The following s...
A legislative bill has been introduced that would license home inspectors in Montana.  HB417 has been placed into the Business and Labor Committee.  It looks like the committee will hold hearings on February 18th in Helena, MT.  This is an overview of the bill: This bill would .... • require the ...
For a moment I thought I heard crickets chirping! As with all professions, home inspectors must keep up with all of the changes and refresh themselves on the basics.  Did you know that not all home inspectors have CE requirements?  Most of the licensed states (34 states license home inspectors ri...
Well I had a first today! As usual I arrived about 20 minutes before my client or their agent.  As the house was vacant I was alone, so I started to get some of the "Grunt" work done.  This house was right at 125 years old with a stone foundation and a basement.  I found an access door, similar t...
I'm a long way from Washington state but I have had a great deal of experience in home inspector legislation and license laws across the country.  My many home inspector friends in Washington have provided a great deal of information to me.  As many of you already know, Washington passed legislat...
Yes, I keep dropping! No, unfortunately not my weight!  My AR rankings keep dropping! I don;t know how some folks keep posting and posting and posting.  It makes one wonder if anyone is working!  I do know a couple of folks who have an assistant and their main job is to keep post appearing on the...
I'm sure most of us deal with wasp on many of our inspections. It is only July and I have gone through about 4 cans of wasp spray already.  Either I'm inspecting a bunch of homes with wasp or the wasp are just bad this year. Yesterday, I had an inspection and I did not see the wasp nest above the...
Some friends have introduced us to a really simple daiquiri that is made with Raspberry vodka and frozen lemonade!  We call them Rodkas! You will need a good blender, ice, Raspberry vodka and a can of Minute Maid Frozen Lemonade (large size). Fill the blender half full with ice, add in half of th...

Scott Patterson, ACI

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