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- From: Neil Moore <nmoore(--nospam--at)spider.lloyd.com>
- Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 20:10:24 -0700 (PDT)
>I'd like to put in a word of caution about a structural doing a termite >inspection. DON'T DO IT. There are inspectors that are usually insured and >bonded to do that sort of thing. I've heard of nothing but grief comming from >professionals doing wandering into something like this. There are, or should >be, limits to servicing the client > >Unless you have an unusual E&O policy, the best plan is to have an inspector >do their best and then you comment on their observations as to potential >structural consequences. > >Michael Donoghue, PE >---------- Michael: I second your comments. After you have the report, then you can more assuredly advised your client on his options. Termite problems can be insidious. A couple of times where I've investigated dry rot, though, I've gotten carried away with my knife following rot and before I knew had torn up a good portion of a beam or a floor. In two cases, I condemned the structure immediately. Neil Moore S.E.
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