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Home Inspection Continuing Ed. (Pools and Hot Tubs)

May 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Inspecting Around, But Not In, Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

New York State Home Inspectors SOP does not require inspection of the swimming pool or hot-tub, if one exists on the subject property. Good reasons exist for this SOP exception, including the need to get wet or employ specialized equipment. However, there are numerous items that are indeed part of an SOP based inspection that do apply to these water based recreational devices.  A prime item, often disclaimed in the Pre-Inspection Agreement, is the Water Entry Alarm cited in Module 4, Department of State Rules and Regulations, Title 19 (NYCRR), Part 1220.5, Swimming Pool, Alarms. Other associated items are directly part of the various basic modules, including Electrical, Deck Structure, Stairs, Hand and Guardrails. These items, even though not usually found within the home, are directly associated with the property and may present safety concerns. Therefore, they should indeed be inspected.


Materials used for presentation:

Illustrated Power-Point presentation authored and presented by Thomas G. Valosin, NY Licensed Home Inspector # 16000005194, NY State authorized HI Education Instructor and owner of ASKUS Consulting Services Home Inspector Education School.

Attendance records will be kept as per requirements of Licensing Law.

Proposed CE presentation to be Three (3) Hours of Continuing Education Credits


May 7, 2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Flatley Read Office
12 Spring Street, Suite 102
Schuylerville, NY 12871 United States
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Nicole Proctor


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