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May 8th

Villa Nova Restaurant
237 St. Charles Road
Villa Park, Illinois 60181

5:30pm - Associates Corner, Home inspectors marketing presented by Tom Feiza, Milwaukee's Mr. Fix it.

Effective Marketing Using Internet, Print, TV, and Radio


Any home inspector can use the media for free and effective marketing. But how do you get your big break? Is it all luck? You can jump-start your mass media marketing efforts by following the lead of an experienced media professional. Home inspector and ASHI member Tom Feiza (Mr. Fix-It) has been working in radio, television, and print media for more than 20 years, and he is here to share his secrets.

6:30 pm - Dinner

7:00pm - Main Presentation, Asphalt Shingle Roofs, also presented by Tom Feize, Milwaukee's Mr. Fix it.

Asphalt Shingle Roofs / Attics - Proper Inspection and Reporting

Home inspectors get sued for leaky basements and leaky roofs. Roofs are expensive to replace, and a water leak can do major damage - including the dreaded M word (mold). Learn to identify roofing materials and proper installation techniques; find out how to recognize a worn or defective roof. Review ventilation requirements for roofs and bathrooms. Analyze inspection and reporting techniques from the perspective of an experienced inspector and legal expert witness. This presentation includes case studies and actual legal outcomes.


Speaker Biography: Tom Feiza - Mr. Fix-It Mr. Fix-it

Professional Engineer, Home Inspector, ASHI Member, NAHI Member, Writer

Tom presents home show seminars for the general public and provides technical workshops at national conventions for home inspectors. He also gives presentations to builders, remodelers, attorneys, and others with home-related interests.

Tom is a "recovering" registered professional engineer (PE, BSME) with more than 40 years of construction and engineering management experience. He's known as "Mr. Fix-It" to loyal readers, callers to his weekly radio show, viewers for his TV appearances, and audiences at home shows and conventions. His Saturday morning radio call-in show on AM620 WTMJ (Milwaukee WI) draws more than 45,000 listeners each hour. During the week, Tom is a home inspector with more than 20 years and 8,000 inspections under his belt.


The knowledge you gain will be second to none.

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