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Welcome to the Northern Illinois Chapter
of the American Society of Home Inspectors (NIC ASHI).

The knowledge you gain will be second to none.

ASHI was established in 1976. It is the oldest and most respected national professional organization of home inspectors in North America. We are a not-for-profit organization and its membership consists of nearly 6,000 individual home inspectors, representing solely owned, franchised, and multi-home inspector companies. Our goals have always been to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home inspectors.



We're Moving


Crazy Pour

NICASHI Meeting, September 10, 2014.

New Location is down the street about a mile away at:

Crazy Pour
105 E North Avenue
Villa Park IL 60181.

Please join us for the September 10, 2014. NICASHI Meeting in our new location.

There is no Associates Corner due to this being a 3 State CE night.

Mandatory 3 State C.E. Night.

Structural Inspections. Presented by: Steve Preins of Quality Education Group, Inc. Many of you may know Steve as one of the founding members and Past President of NICASHI. Throughout Steve's career, he has served The American Society of Home Inspectors on numerous boards and committees at the national level. Steve has a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, and studied Architecture for four years at Washington University in St. Louis. He continues a long career as a top educator in the field of building sciences.

Dinner at 5:30pm
Presentation at 6pm
Exam following the presentation


Steve Reilly, ACI
President NICASHI

Move Date

Next Meeting

September 10th

New Address:
105 E North Avenue Villa Park IL Crazy Pour Sports Bar and OTB. This is on the south side of North Ave. west of Rt. 83 and east of Ardmore Ave.

Please email Steve Reilly NICASHI President and let him know you plan on attending.

This is a renewal year for your Inspection license

Make sure you have enough CE Credit hours by November 30th.

State CE Lookup

NICASHI is the best source to get these.



Please join us for the August 13, 2014, NIC-ASHI Meeting. W
We will meet at
Crazy Pour
105 E. North Ave
Villa Park, IL
Dinner at 5:30PM
Presentation at 6:00pm
Exam following the presentation

Crazy Pour needs a head count to plan the meal.

Please let Steve know if you are planning to attend the meeting by clicking on his email address below by August 11th.

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Tentative Schedule


September 10th 3 - State CE's
Structure Inspections - Presented by Steve Preins of Quality Education Group

No Associates corner.

October TBA

November 12th
Associates Corner - TBA
Board Elections
Main Presentation: Differences between NFPA Level 1, 2 and 3 Chimney Inspections - Presented by Mike Ruehrdanz of Lindemann Chimney Company

We are looking forward to seeing you. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns. Please also contact us if you are willing to serve on a committee or help out in any other way.




Steve Reilly, ACI

President NIC/ASHI


NIC ASHI is dedicated to enhancing the technical skills and professional practice of home inspectors, and maintaining high professional standards through education and discipline. This is accomplished through various means such as:
- monthly meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month, that continually bring topics that either enlighten or reinforce a home inspectors knowledge
- mentor programs and ride-a-long inspections that provide guidance to new inspectors.
- a library of books and manuals that cover a wide range of topics on the systems and components, code check study guides, in addition to books on the business side of operating a home inspection business.

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Dues for 8/1/2013 to 7/31/2014 remain at $75.00.
Dues are prorated for NEW members only by
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