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Good Roofing Installed Badly

I was called out to take a look at a new torch down roof. My client was concerned that the…

Online Quiz System / Study Guide -It Works!

We do a lots of practice electronic quizzes, by the time we finish class, our students have answered approximately 800…

Common Problems With Chimneys

We always inspect chimneys closely.  Be sure to always have your wood burning chimneys swept and inspected regularly.  Creosote build-up…

Poor Construction Leads to Deck Collapse

 This deck collapse in Indiana injured many people and sent 7 to the hospital. It had a faulty construction, the…

Mentors

SOPHI Recommended Fieldwork Professionals  During Active Fieldwork: Always dress in a professional, safe, and functional manner from head to toe….

Exploding Toilets?

The pressure-assisted toilets made by the Sloan valve company sold under the name flushmate have had recalls. (501-b and 503)…

When Electrons Go Bad

Holy smokes that’s one burnt up meter. Gives you great respect for the power of electricity. There was a failure…

Electrical Quiz on Zoom

We cover so many new topics for our students that we spent extensive time taking quizzes. These are great learning…

Manufactured Home Inspections

The pleasure of inspecting of a pretty nice manufactured home today. It had been really well-maintained and look like a…

Water Supply Systems Freeze Resistance

Copper has been the mainstay of plumbing supply systems for decades. While the system is very popular it is particularly…

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