Inspectors: Get Professional To the Editor: Your February 1989 issue included an article about home inspection by William Hurrle. It was well written and very informative, but may have misled some readers to believe home inspecting is an easy business. Ten years ago a moderately informed person might blunder and bluff his way through inspections and get away with it. That is no longer possible. The home buying public is much more sophisticated and expects a knowledgeable and professional inspector. The aspiring inspector has a duty to himself and his clients to know what he is about—technically, professionally, and ethically. A person entering this field must know the basic guidelines, the ASHI Standards of Practice and the ASHI Code of Ethics, because he will