Exterior Inspections

Exterior Inspections Technical Course

Course Description | 8 Hour Self-Paced Course

Learn how to identify and inspect building exterior components using applicable standards for material selection and installation procedures to assess immediate and long-term safety and maintenance issues that can affect people or the performance of the building along with site conditions that can affect the structure. Understand which professional and/or resource is most appropriate to refer a client to for maintenance/correction of defects.

  • Module 1 – Exterior Inspection Introduction
  • Module 2 – Exterior: Driveways Walkways Patios
  • Module 3 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Adhered Masonry Veneer, Brick and Stone Veneer, Anchored Veneer
  • Module 4 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Vinyl and Aluminum/Steel Siding
  • Module 5 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Fiber Cement Siding
  • Module 6 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Hardboard and Wood Siding
  • Module 7 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Stucco
  • Module 8 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Exterior Insulation and Finishing System (EIFS)
  • Module 9 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Asbestos Cement Siding and Insulbrick Siding
  • Module 10 – Exterior Wall Coverings: Flashing, Trim and Eaves
  • Module 11 – Exterior Doors
  • Module 12 – Exterior Windows
  • Module 13 – Exterior Stoops and Balconies
  • Module 14 – Exterior Decks
  • Module 15 – Exterior Inspection


Other Technical Courses

Interior Inspections
Structure Inspections
Roof Inspections
Electrical Inspections
Plumbing Inspections
Cooling System Inspections
Heating System Inspections
Our full home inspector training course is also available. Learn about all of the areas listed above and more!