Originally Posted By: dvalley
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Just inspect it.
You want to have alot of fun practicing? Wherever you are, whether it be in your relatives house, friends house or a house of a neighbor, Ask to go into the basement or crawlspace. You will need to dress appropriately for the crawl spaces because low-crawling will guarantee dirty clothes and webs all over you and in your face.
You will definately find numerous defects under the house. This is where you will find the majority of the defects throughout the inspection. There is not a basement/crawl space that is defect-free. Newer construction will have fewer defects, but they will be there. This is one area I save for last, due to the writing involved.
Basements are fun as long as you know what you are looking for. Get your flashlight and start inspecting those basements and crawls. You'll be amazed at how much there is to learn in these small classrooms. Hands-on and Self teaching is the way to go. If you have questions, we will be here for you in this forum.
Go get em' Todd. Don't be shy...Everyone has a house. ![icon_wink.gif](upload://ssT9V5t45yjlgXqiFRXL04eXtqw.gif)
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