Brian Coombs has been performing construction related inspections and investigations since 1999. He obtained his first building inspector certification in 2003 from the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO). He currently holds five separate inspector certifications including; Building Inspector, Residential Inspector, Residential Mechanical Inspector. Residential Plumbing Inspector and Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector.
A checklist format guides the user through common elements found in residential construction. Chapters begin with foundations and end with a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy. Code reference numbers are found at the end of each inspection item and link to over 380 code sections located within the book.