Inspections by Gibson uses The Home Reference Book – the clearest, most comprehensive reference guide available to evaluate a home. It comes FREE with your Inspections by Gibson Inspection.
HORIZON – a paperless version also available
- A $95.00 value
- 400 pages
- 170 illustrations
- 3-ring format
- 9 report forms
- 16 chapters
- Sophisticated report writing system
- Easy to use and understand
Text and illustrations.
A simple explanation of home construction, with detailed chapters on each of the nine house systems – Roofing, Exterior, Structure, Electrical, Heating, Cooling, Insulation, Plumbing, and Interior. Plus illustrations showing how each component of the home is made, how it works and how it wears out or fails.
Description & improvement recommendations. Nine pages to be filled in, recording the state of a house’s major systems and components. Any improvement recommendations can be noted, describing the nature, timing and likely cost of each item.
Life cycles and cost. A wealth of information on normal life expectancies of roofs, furnaces, etc., as well as the ballpark costs of replacing such items.
Maintenance. A handy Chart with text setting out the recommended frequency of household maintenance so you can catch little problems before they becoming big ones.
The bottom line… The summary page that instantly tells you how a house stacks up against its peers, highlighting all components requiring significant improvements and/or major expenditures in the near future.
Of all the tools used by the home owner, The Home Reference Book could well be the most valuable. It can help inform you… organize you…and save you money. BEST OF ALL: This report writing system is completed on site at the completion of the inspection.