Additional Resources

The following are informational links, documents, technical bulletins, and other useful information pertaining to items and components found in a home and the home inspection industry. 

Virginia Home Inspector Regulations

Regulations governing home inspectors in the Commonwealth of Virgina per STATUTES Title 54.1, Chapter 5

EPA Information for Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer.
You can’t see or smell radon. Testing is the only way to know your level of exposure.  Radon can have a big impact on your Indoor Air Quality.  Which Radon Zone do you live in?  Find Radon Zone and Supplemental Radon Information near you.

Prescriptive Deck Construction Guide

Prescriptive Deck Construction Guide – This document lays out proper deck construction, spans, fasteners, prohibited practices, and much more.

Eifs Builders Guide

This document lays out the installation requirements for EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) wall cladding.


MVMA for Adhered Manufactured Stone Veneer

This document lays out the installation requirements for AMS veneer

Fiber Cement (Hardie) Best Practices

This document lays out the installation requirements for fiber cement siding products.

Doubled Neutrals by Schneider Electric

A document explaining the repercussions of doubled neutrals under a single lug on terminal bars in panelboards.

I-Joist Installation Guide

This I-joist installation guide lays out the proper installation for engineered joists (I-Joists), as well as prohibited practices.