Inspecting the Garage & Driveway with Julie Erck, CPI

Follow along with Certified Professional Inspector® Julie Erck as she inspects the garage and driveway to a home!

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This has been debated ad-infinitum, the DASMA recommends a 2x4 placed on the floor in the center of the door opening for the reversal test (step 10 below). If you do it any other way and the door is damaged you will buy it. For CYA you need a documented method from a recognized industry leader.

What Bob said. In fact the majority of home inspectors that post on the message board have stated they don’t even test them for resistance at all, that includes me.