N.J. Admin. Code § 13:40-15.17 

Section 13:40-15.17 – Mandatory tools and equipment

(a) All licensees shall, during the performance of a home inspection, be equipped with the following minimum tools and equipment:
1. A ladder, minimum 11 feet in length;
2. A flashlight or other equivalent light source;
3. A flame inspection mirror;
4. An electrical outlet tester with Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) test ability;
5. Tools necessary to remove common fasteners on covers or panels which are required to be removed pursuant to this subchapter.
6. A measuring tape;
7. A probe;
8. Thermometers for testing air conditioning;
9. Binoculars or equivalent magnification device;
10. A moisture meter;
11. Combustible gas leak detection equipment; and
12. A voltage detector.
(b) This section is not intended to establish an exclusive list of tools and equipment to be used during the performance of a home inspection. Licensees may utilize any other tools or equipment that, in his or her professional judgment, he or she believes is necessary to adequately perform a home inspection.

N.J. Admin. Code § 13:40-15.17

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