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** $50.00 gift certificate from Inspector Outlet
** Case of books “Now That You’ve Had A Home Inspection”
A half-timbered effect, incorporating wood members with masonary or stucco infill is common in what type of house?
d) Cape Cod
Ancient Classical architecture has a strong influence from what culture?
A complete lack of exterior detailing is typical of what style of architecture?
Which of these statements about rot is false?
a) Rot is actually a fungus
b) Wood above 20% moisture content is vulnerable to rot
c) Wood below 40*F is vulnerable to rot
d) Rot weakens wood
e) End grains of wood are more susceptible to rot
A terrace is –
a) A raised patio
b) A wood deck more than two feet above grade
c) A balcony that is too small to walk out on
d) A shallow ditch
e) A stepped foundation wall
Cedar is not a good choice for cantilevered balconies because –
a) It is resistant to rot
b) It is not very strong
c) It cannot be pressure treated
d) It is too expensive to be used a framing member
e) It does not make as dramatic detail as other softwoods