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The Barrie Home Inspector is a premier Inspection Service with over 30 years of actual Home Construction and Inspection Experience! Serving Barrie, and all of Simcoe County, with a 100% Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee on every inspection we deliver! No questions asked

In the past eighteen years we have performed over 8000 home inspections and also provide Free Thermal Imaging of your home as part of package.

As a Certified Building Code Official with the Ontario Building Officials Association we provide an Expertise which is unique to Simcoe County and is an invaluable asset when inspecting your new investment.


Your choice of a professional home inspector can give you the Peace of Mind you need when purchasing a new residential property.  Often, hiring a home inspector comes down to referrals and recommendations from those in the industry or contacting inspectors based on internet searching. We recommend you carefully review qualifications and amount of experience your home inspector has. An educated consumer is a smart consumer.

Our inspection process goes beyond the standard home inspection requirements.  Our goal is to ensure you have the education, understanding and practical information you need to both make the decision and make the most of your new home.  Our expert knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and Construction Practices enables us to provide a more comprehensive inspection of your property.

That perfect new home may look great but as a professional home inspector I will help you identify potential problems. Many older homes today have problems areas that are not disclosed, such as; aluminum wiring, vermiculite insulation and galvanized plumbing.

Identifying a major problem does not necessarily mean you will lose that home, most sellers when confronted with the evidence of a major concern or defect will correct that deficiency at their own expense. Our detailed Home Inspection ensures that it is the Home Owner, and not you the Buyer who will bear this financial responsibility.

Even your local building inspection department misses deficiencies that should have been addressed during the construction phase inspections. Some examples are: missing ice and water shield on roofs, joist hangers missing nails, improper height of steps, holes in joists too close to edges and missing insulation in areas of attic. Hiring a professional home inspector may permit you to avoid paying for these deficiencies to be repaired or rectified.

Our detailed inspection report, complete with pictures of every deficiency and maintenance issue, can give you a heads up on what may be required today, and in the future. Save money by discovering and addressing deficiencies and problems before they become an expensive repair or require replacement.

Barrie On has become a desirable location for commuters and investors. From rental townhouses to college student rentals, properties are being bought up by individuals who cannot afford costs of investing in Toronto and GTA area. Barrie is one of Canada’s fastest growing communities and has lots of parkland and a beautiful waterfront.

Review our Home Maintenance Tips and articles on your homes maintenance for valuable information of interest to you, the homeowner.

Browse the Barrie Home Inspectors photo gallery of major system deficiencies that have been identified over the last eight years of performing inspections.

As Part of our detailed Home Inspection we inspect all the items listed below:

Exterior – Foundation, patios, driveways, slabs, walkways, grading, drainage, retaining walls, decks, posts, railings, siding, caulking, windows, panes, doors, eaves-soffits, fascia, trim, doors, garage doors, roofing, flashings, components.

Interior – Windows, walls, ceilings, doors, steps, stairways, railings, counters, cabinets, water penetration, fixtures, toilets, tubs, sinks, vanities.

Plumbing – Water pressure, fixtures, faucets, showers, sinks, spigots, visible pipes, supports, functional drainage, water heating equipment and safety, vents, leaks, hot & cold flow.

Electrical – Service panels, amperage, breakers, wiring type, conductor materials, connections, conditions, compatibility, plugs, switches, receptacles, ceiling fans, G.F.C.I. operation, general safety issues.

Heating – heat pumps, furnaces, wall heaters, chimneys, flues, exhaust fans, vents, pumps, ducts, dampers, filters.

Cooling – (Air Conditioning) – Central systems, heat pumps, evaporative coolers, air handler fans, operating controls, thermostat conditions, temperature split, filter conditions, general external conditions.

Roofing – Cover material type, surface conditions, flashings, valley seams, debris, drainage, ridges, hips, ventilation, penetrations, skylights, chimneys, turbine vents, gable vents.

Attic – Insulation type, clearances, framing, trusses, roof sheathing, ducting, wiring, signs of leaks.

View detailed list of Items Inspected during a Home Inspection and a list of Items Not Inspected.  Read Standard of Practice

Contact The Barrie Home Inspector today to ask how our Pricing Policy and our Money Back Guarantee will save you money and give you, the client, “Peace of Mind”.
We are available seven days a week, and can arrange evening appointments for your convenience.

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