Check First Home Inspections


The Process


My inspections are performed to the NH, VT and InterNACHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.  My membership in the professional trade organization InterNACHI also requires continuing education.  But the bottom line in choosing the right home inspector will always be character and effort.  I believe I will meet your criteria, and I strive to exceed your expectations.

I provide you with a written contract,  a detailed written report, and any follow-up as you may require to best understand the conditions of the home as we find it.  My goal is to provide 100% satisfaction with the home inspection process.

You are encouraged to attend the inspection, which will take about 3-5 hours for an average-sized home.  However, many of my clients cannot attend the inspection.  In those cases, my written report will contain even more pictures, and we can arrange for a detailed review by phone if necessary.


A home inspection seeks to identify repair and maintenance issues, safety concerns or defects that materially impact the value of the home.  It does not report on quality of workmanship or things done well.   Some items may be referred for further evaluation by a service technician or licensed professional.  While no house is perfect, almost anything is correctable. Clearly, major discoveries may affect the transaction, but much more likely, the majority of items reported from the inspection become part of regular home ownership maintenance.