Structure Talk

By Reuben Saltzman

Home inspections, home maintenance, repairs, upgrades, safety, real estate, energy, performance, and durability.

  1. 1.
    Grounding, Bonding, Shocks, and Electrocution
    32:44
  2. 2.
    Are we in a housing bubble? (with Dan Sibinski)
    50:14
  3. 3.
    Kura Home Maintenance (with Daniel Felt)
    36:13
  4. 4.
    The National Home Inspector Exam (with Brendan Ryan)
    24:49
  5. 5.
    Why you shouldn't buy a house today (with Michael Bartus)
    30:26
  6. 6.
    How to be a good business competitor (with Dirk van Reenen)
    37:53
  7. 7.
    An inside look at chimney inspections (with Steve Trumble)
    33:47
  8. 8.
    Mandated Energy Audit (with George Ury)
    16:35
  1. 9.
    The Future of Energy Efficiency (with Peter Troast)
    38:03
  2. 10.
    Spectora, Software, and Company Culture (with Kevin Wagstaff)
    41:12
  3. 11.
    Buying homes without inspections (with Jim Starr)
    39:06
  4. 12.
    Sewer Inspection Horrors (with Joseph Whitters)
    44:02
  5. 13.
    Frozen Faucets
    29:50
  6. 14.
    Beam Fill and Rotted Rim Joists
    32:10
  7. 15.
    Things Home Inspectors Should Never Say
    32:33
  8. 16.
    Building Science Fight Club (Christine Williamson)
    54:36
  9. 17.
    Solar Tubes: Good or Evil?
    42:45
  10. 18.
    The Future Of Home Inspections (Michael Conrad II)
    45:14
  11. 19.
    Buying a house that's covered with snow (with Michael Bartus)
    21:20
  12. 20.
    2020 In Review
    35:55
  13. 21.
    There's no such thing as a settlement crack (with Rob Vassallo)
    40:21
  14. 22.
    Electrical Updates for 2020 with John Williamson, Part 2
    39:41
  15. 23.
    Pay to Play
    38:09
  16. 24.
    VOCs and EMFs (with Shaylee Oleson)
    30:12
  17. 25.
    Chimney and Fireplace Safety
    33:00
  18. 26.
    Improper Stone Installation
    26:43
  19. 27.
    Real Estate Negotiations (with Michael Bartus)
    39:52
  20. 28.
    The C-Word
    26:41
  21. 29.
    New home inspection software and new attendance policies (with Eric Houseman)
    22:46
  22. 30.
    Minneapolis vs Saint Paul water (with Brady Androff)
    27:57
  23. 31.
    Electrical Updates for 2020 (with John Williamson)
    46:45
  24. 32.
    Building Science 101
    21:46
  25. 33.
    Live Building Code Q&A (with Andy Schreder)
    34:51
  26. 34.
    "Your insurance company isn't dumb" (with Steve Kuhl)
    40:46
  27. 35.
    Is your roof over 15 years old? Here's why you should care.
    22:19
  28. 36.
    The evolution of home inspection scheduling with Lisa Ferrario
    21:22
  29. 37.
    A case for private city inspections with Andy Schreder
    31:38
  30. 38.
    How to sell your home with fewer problems
    24:36
  31. 39.
    Goodbye master bedroom, hello primary bedroom
    24:33
  32. 40.
    Building Permits: value add or necessary evil?
    23:35
  33. 41.
    Running your home like a business
    25:54
  34. 42.
    PODCAST: James Thomas, executive director of the American Society of Home Inspectors
    38:16
  35. 43.
    PODCAST: Nasty Issues In Houses
    23:40
  36. 44.
    Easter Eggs, Part II
    28:05
  37. 45.
    House Timeline For Issues
    27:23
  38. 46.
    Fires, home inspections, and insurance
    22:46
  39. 47.
    Air conditioning follow-up, COVID-19 protocols for home inspectors
    20:49
  40. 48.
    George Floyd, commentary from Dr. Stephen Crawford
    15:55
  41. 49.
    Air conditioners and the end of R-22 refrigerant
    27:29
  42. 50.
    Patrick Huelman, Tessa's professor
    42:57

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