Card Set Information
home inspection exam study
The minimum thickness of masonry walls more than one story high shall be ___inches
End joints in top plates shall be offset at least ___inches
Studs shall be a minimum ___or ___grade lumber
#3 standard and stud
Polyethalene tubing for hydrolic piping systems shall be installed with heat fusion joints. True or false?
Unfaced fiberglass bat insulation may be used for fireblocking? True or false?
Wood shingles shall be attached to the roof with how many fasteners per shingle?
When mechanical equipment is located in an attic, it shall be no further than ___ft from the opening?
The minimum pitch for a clay tile roof is?
The minimum pitch for a metal roof is?
The maximum length of a flexible gas line (excluding a range or dryer) is____
Minimum opens for : attic and crawl space
22 X 30 and 18 X 24
Number of handrails needed for a 32" wide stairway?
Minimum width of a stairway above the handrails is
What type of pipe should be used to carry natural gas through a residential structure?
On a polarized 3 wire receptacle, the hot conductor is connected to the ____screw and the neutral conductor is connected to the ___screw
Brass and silver
During an inspection of a heating systems ducts and vents, an inspector is required to determine and report:
damage to ducting and insulation
____occurs when expansive clay soils dry and shrink at the foundation perimeter causing the foundation to settle
How much water does clay absorb in an hour
Aluminum wire has an approximate ___% higher expansion rate than copper wire
An inspector has ___business days to report an address change to TREC
18" is the minimum headroom for a crawl space
Receptacle outlets should not be located more than ___inches above the counter top
A ridgeboard must be at least the same size as the end cut of the rafters?
Step cracks in the mortar joints, if they are wider at the top of the brick wall, is an indication that ___of the soil is occuring
The maximum distance between grade and the bottom of a swimming pool fence is?
A minimum of ___ft is required for GFCI protected outlet or switch from a spa or hot tub?
Legal action can be taken up to ___years after an incident, a complaint must be filed up to ___years after the incident for payment out of the recovery fund.
2 yrs and 4 yrs
NM sheathed cable should not be pulled tightly across bends. true or false?
The minimum sized bond wire for a hydrotherapy tub is ___
GFCI is required per a 19__ ruling of NEC
Ptraps should be within ___inches of an appliance
What type of settlement causes the rafters to pull away from the ridgeboard
What is the maximum distance plugs can be in a kitchen at countertop area?
How wide must a hallway be?
How high must a ceiling be in the hallway
What size vent pipe for a jenair?
How long of a gas flex line may you have for a stove or a dryer?
How high must a ceiling be in a kitchen?
What size duct and what is the maximum length of a dryer vent?
4" and 25'
What are three types of valleys in a roof?
closed , open, woven
The minimum size of a plumbing vent is:
A flexible glas line to a gas appliance can be a maximum of ___ft
A minimum of ___ft is required for GFCI outlet or switch from a spa or hot tub
vent pipes shall not be less than __inches
Romex must be stapled a maximum of ___inches from the wall outlet and then every ___ft
9" and 4.5'
The minimum live load for a balcony is
Range and dryer connections labeled for metal appliance connections may not exceed ___ft
You cannot take return air from which rooms
kitchen and bathroom
How far from the edge of a swimming pool does a junction box have to be?
The top of a light fixture in a pool should be at least ___inches under water