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Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Allegra Banquets
237 W St Charles Rd
Villa Park, IL   60181
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Hank Sander
Education Chair
Monthly Meetings
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

Associates corner speaker:
Justin Schutt Secure24
As an authorized dealership of ADT, Secure24 specializes in working with Home Inspectors, recognizing that home security falls outside the scope of their inspection, yet is a crucial concern for about 26% of new homeowners. Justin ensures seamless collaboration, offering a $200 for each client we can help out. Secure24's integration with major software platforms makes working together effortless.

Main Speaker:
Mark. Meshulam, REWC

Mark is a specialist in building facades, with extensive experience with windows, glass, mirrors, curtainwalls, entrances, skylights, panels, louvers, window films, sealants, and the implementation of a well-functioning building envelope.

Meshulam has 40 years of experience in construction, consulting, contracting, laboratory and field testing, forensic investigations, insurance claims and expert witness work.
Mark's presentation covers:

What Home Inspectors Need to Know About Windows and Glass
 When inspecting windows
1a. Operation: open, close, lock
1b. Exterior caulk, cohesive failure, adhesive failure
1c. Exterior and interior finish, fading, staining
1d. Glass fogging, Low-E coating failure
1e. Glass
1f. Water leaks, water stains, types of leaks
1g. Possible fall hazard, limit stops: types, when needed
1h. Screens intact, removable, fall hazard

2. When inspecting glass in doors, sliding doors (in addition to the above)
2a. Safety glazing, types, where needed
2b. How can you tell it's safety glazing

3. When inspecting shower enclosures
3a. Safety glazing
3b. Check for chips and cracks
3c. Hardware tightness
3d. Any collisions of glass with wall or other objects
3e. Any problems with smooth operation