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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 inspection.   More resources like this:  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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Who Can Perform a Commercial Property Inspection?

About this video: This video discusses how all commercial inspections are unique and reviews three basic approaches a commercial inspector can take to a project: the single inspector; the team inspector; and experts or specialty consultants. Although it is important to understand the three basic approaches to an inspection, it is of greatest relevance to…

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What Is a Commercial Property Inspection?

About this video: This video defines a commercial property inspection, according to the International Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties (ComSOP). It also reviews the basic skill set a home inspector possesses to start performing commercial inspections.   More resources like this:  Performing Commercial Inspections How Home Inspectors Can Market Their Commercial Inspection Services…

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