Prompt, Truthful, &
in an inspection is to:
facts, history of the complaint,
take pictures, measurements, moisture readings, & perform field
samples for lab testing if possible
for the specific causes of problems
NOT discuss inspection findings with any
one other than commissioning party or give opinions on site
ask questions to gather information;
these are not to trick any party.
I take the
& evidence to my
office & use industry standards, guidelines, &
technical information to:
Prepare a comprehensive report providing:
- Job site
description of problem
and/or lab test results (will require additional time & expense
to have these performed)
applicable industry and/or manufacturer installation/maintenance
- Find a
conclusion based on collected data and field tests
of responsible party
- I submit
my findings, photos, & samples within 72 hours to the
commissioning party ONLY!
don’t call me to ask questions, I am NOT at liberty to
discuss the inspection with any other party.
do not call me to inform me of your disapproval or disagreement (I WILL
terminate the call).
do not call to inform me that you have not received a copy of the
- As an
Inspector, I do not deny claims; I report information, gather evidence,
field testing, & write a report.
- I do not
get involved in the politics of things once the inspection is complete
& report is submitted.
- Once I
submit the floor inspection report, my work is completed as paid for
initially; any further communication by any means will require
additional payment in advance.
- If you
disagree with the report or findings, you
may hire an inspector to perform an inspection at your
things up with retailer or manufacturer after a second inspection is
performed if the findings vary.
mediation, deposition, or litigation will require
a signed employment agreement &
Will Not Be Tolerated
- I am NOT
a “hired gun.” My
services WILL NOT & CAN NOT be bought
write a report that is not truthful or could not be defended in
litigation if needed; PLEASE
do not ask.
of cash does not reduce inspection fees, I will fill out an invoice
& mark it paid in cash.
- I will
violate ethics in the profession including committing fraud, lying, or
tax evasion; PLEASE
do not ask.
- If a
manufacturer hires me to perform an inspection, MY findings will be
truthful & factual, EVEN if it means reporting there
are issues with their product.
- My goal
is to remain professional & courteous throughout this process.
I do not act or speak unprofessionally, nor will I tolerate this from
another party including use of profanity or threats.
- If the
inspection gets to a hostile point, I reserve the right to ask the
homeowner to ask a party to leave the site in order to perform the
inspection; failure to do so may end the inspection after one warning.
- If a
consumer gets hostile, uses profanity, or makes threats; without
warning, I will terminate the
be truthful; answer questions if you can; if you can’t
recall, then state such & I will report this as stated.
false information is fraudulent & illegal & could lead
to issues down the road in the process. We do not ask questions to
trick you. We are gathering facts so be truthful.
- I CAN
NOT discuss an inspection with
retailers, consumers, installers, or other parties without express
written permission of a manufacturer or commissioning party to avoid
conflict of interest or ethical concerns.
- If you
have disagreements with the
the commissioning party to discuss these.
- I WILL
NOT answer concerns or discuss ANYTHING
once I submit my report.
- Due to
professional client confidentiality privileges, I will
a copy of the report to the commissioning party ONLY to
maintain client confidentiality privileges.
express written permission is granted, then upon a signed agreement
& payment in advance of fees, I may be hired to offer