Claims pros can't afford to pack lightly, since the tools neededat a job site go well beyond the standard lunch pail andhardhat.

If we wrote down the unexpected things that crop up during aproperty inspection over the course of a career, the stories wouldfill several books.

First, there is wildlife. Discovering skunks, snakes andraccoons is commonplace, but there are more extreme situations too— like a brown bear walking into the kitchen. (Yes, we'veseen this happen!)

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