10 episodes

Continuing Education for Home Inspectors and Real Estate Professionals. From Teardowns to Timber Frames. Your Podcast for houses, house construction, home inspections, and the profession of real estate. We’re growing the next-generation online community for Realtors and Home Inspectors Join us!

House Talk with Dylan Chalk Dylan Chalk

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Continuing Education for Home Inspectors and Real Estate Professionals. From Teardowns to Timber Frames. Your Podcast for houses, house construction, home inspections, and the profession of real estate. We’re growing the next-generation online community for Realtors and Home Inspectors Join us!

    Hardie With The Building Consultant

    Hardie With The Building Consultant

    The Building Consultant, Mark Parle, reviews some of my field slides of Fiber Cement Siding Installations and we discuss a few common fiber cement siding issues.

    • 36 min
    Solar Panels: Understanding a Few Basics - For Home Inspectors

    Solar Panels: Understanding a Few Basics - For Home Inspectors

    Check out our interesting conversation with Reeves Clippard of A and R Solor as we learn some good tips for looking at solar installations.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The Home Energy Score: The Ultimate Win, Win

    The Home Energy Score: The Ultimate Win, Win

    Interview with Brent Loya of ID Energy
    In this episode of House Talk with Dylan Chalk, we discuss the value of the home energy score program for homeowners, home inspectors, and real estate agents.
    If you are unfamiliar with the home energy score, you should be. The program has been expanding and has been finding great success in cities such as Portland, Oregon, and Denver, Colorado. The program trains home inspectors to quickly rate a residential house with an energy score.

    • 34 min
    Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings and Egress

    Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings and Egress

    In this episode, we speak with Charles Buell and Don Hester about emergency escape and rescue openings and we discuss why we should not be referring to bedroom windows as egress windows. We review the codes that surround the requirements for emergency escape and rescue openings and we discuss some important exceptions in the code. We also discuss what egress really means and we discuss the conundrum of older houses that do not meet modern standards for emergency escape and rescue openings.

    • 42 min
    Understanding Manufactured Houses

    Understanding Manufactured Houses

    In this podcast, we talk with Don Hester of North Central Washington Home Inspection. Don is a Washington State licensed home inspector #647 and a structural pest inspector #80050 and he is an instructor at the Bellingham Technical College home inspection program.

    • 20 min
    Tired of the Home Inspection Blowing Up The Deal?

    Tired of the Home Inspection Blowing Up The Deal?

    In this podcast, we discuss strategies and techniques that real estate agents and brokers can use to get out in front of the home inspection with Seattle’s own Windermere real estate broker, Bruce Phares.

    • 42 min

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