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Items in Rob Claus’s Commercial Property Inspection Tool Bag

About this video: In this video, Rob Claus, CMI®, shows the tools he brings to a commercial property inspection. Tools range from devices for non-invasive testing, safety accessories, and other items that help him hurdle access issues for lighting and electrical equipment. These tools are not required to perform an inspection but are something he…

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Items in Britt Treece’s Commercial Property Inspection Tool Bag

About this video: In this video, Britt Treece, CMI®, shows some of the items he brings to a commercial property inspection. He talks about things that help him present himself as a professional on-site and ensure he can inspect buildings in various weather and property conditions comfortably and safely. He also talks about his non-invasive…

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Performing a Commercial Property Inspection of a Coffee Shop

About this video: This video follows Rob Claus, CMI®, as he inspects a coffee shop in Denver, CO. He discusses developing a route for an efficient inspection and the benefit of approaching systems with a macro and micro view to gather information about the building’s condition. Watch Rob as he discovers interesting building features and…

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Common Defects Found During a Low-Slope Commercial Roof Inspection

About this video: This video reviews the common defects found during an inspection of a low-slope roof at a commercial building. It examines roof penetrations, membrane seams and laps, drainage, flashing details, and other components. Some of the defects are related to poor workmanship, and other issues are related to people on the roof, while…

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Low-Slope Commercial Roof Inspection: Ballasted EPDM Training Video

About this video: This commercial inspection training video shows a walk-through of a low-slope commercial roof inspection. It takes a look at a ballasted EPDM roof of a retail suite in a large shopping center. The video discusses some of the challenges in identifying defects that ballasted roof systems pose for commercial property inspectors. It…

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Low-Slope Commercial Roof Inspection: Built-Up Roof Training Video

About this video: This commercial inspection training video follows an inspection performed on a built-up roof (sometimes referred to as tar-and-gravel roof) on a retail suite in a large shopping center. The video discusses many defects and design attributes that are unique to built-up roofing and notes the system’s overall condition, as well as past…

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Conducting Research

About this video: This video reviews the research portion of a commercial property inspection and discusses methods to perform it with the person(s) with the most knowledge.   More resources like this:  Notice to Building Occupants Letter Online Standards of Practice Course Pre-Inspection Questionnaire Request for Documents and Person(s) with Knowledge

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Issue Identification and Field Collection

About this video: This video reviews how the walk-through survey can be incorporated with different inspection approaches. It also provides a baseline procedure to start a commercial property inspection.   More resources like this:  Online Standards of Practice Course Commercial Inspection Procedure and ComSOP Inspector Outlet

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Commercial Inspection Procedure and ComSOP

About this video: This video reviews the objective of the CCPIA-approved and adopted Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties (ComSOP).   More resources like this:  Online Standards of Practice Course Commercial Inspection Report Terms and Definitions

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Determining the Cost of a Commercial Inspection

About this video: This video explains four methods a commercial inspector can use to determine the cost of the inspection.   More resources like this:  Instructions for Commercial Property Inspection Fee Calculator Reserve Studies How to Price a Commercial Inspection Commercial Property Inspection Agreement (between Inspector and Client)

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Types of Commercial and Industrial Buildings

About this video: This video discusses eight types of commercial and industrial buildings that are common for a commercial inspection project.   More resources like this:  About the Commercial Inspection Industry Scope of Condominium Inspection Clause Zoning Ordinances for Inspectors    

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