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Exterior Course Description

This subject covers retaining walls, grounds, window wells, lot grading, driveways, patios, walkways, decks, balconies, stoops and steps, porches, railings, wall cladding, flashing trim, eaves, soffits, fascia, as well as exterior doors and windows. Students learn to describe the exterior wall covering and inspect all aspects of the exterior named above.

Upon successful completion of this subject, the student will be able to:
Inspect the following to identify type, material, condition, safety concerns and
other issues: vegetation, grading, drainage, retaining walls, driveways, patios,
walkways, decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, railings, wall cladding,
flashing, trim, eaves, soffits, fascia, exterior doors and windows.
Identify the common problems that apply to each exterior component
named as well as the causes and implications of each problem.
Describe the inspection procedures involved with each component.
Define and use proper terminology related to residential exteriors.


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