Nook n Cranny Home Inspections

Nook n Cranny Home Inspections are performed by a professional home inspector serving Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington, Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Woodstock, Grimsby, Oakville, Stoney Creek areas.

Choose Nook n Cranny Home Inspections because you want a thorough, detailed and professional home inspection.  I have been performing professional house and building inspections for over ten years and have completed literally thousands of home inspections. I also use specialized equipment and tools during your home inspection to provide you with as much information as possible about the house you are buying. I am a member in good standing with profesional associations such as Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI) the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI) and a board Certified Master Inspector (CMI) through the Inter-National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (Inter-NACHI).

Along with the many, many courses I took to get this far, such as college courses in Roofing, Plumbing, Electrical, Structure, Heating and Air conditioning, Exterior, Interior and insulation. I have completed many other courses and programs. Click here for a list of accomplishments. My education and training.

In addition, I regularly take ongoing courses to continually improve myself and learn what's new in the trades and best practices, so you are getting a relevant, up to date and truly professional home or commercial property inspection.

Nook n Cranny Home Inspections is a Baeumler approved service providerNook n Cranny Home Inspections is Baeumler Approved.

A sample of the many things Nook 'n' Cranny Home Inspections looks at during your home inspection:

  • Roof covering (i.e. Shingles), vents, flashings and trim.
  • Gutters and downspouts.
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations.
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings.
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia.
  • Lot Grading and drainage.
  • Foundation and crawlspace.
  • Moisture concerns.
  • Heating and Cooling systems. (Seasonal)
  • Water service & supply.
  • Water heating system.
  • Plumbing fixtures and faucets.
  • Doors and windows.
  • Electrical service line and meter box.
  • Main disconnect and service amperage.
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses.
  • Electric and Gas Grounding and bonding.
  • GFCI’s and AFCI’s.
  • Fireplace damper and hearth.
  • Attic Insulation and ventilation.
  • Garage doors, safety sensors and openers.
  • And much more.

**Some items are above and beyond a typical home inspection and additional fees may apply. Such items include, but are not limited to: Out buildings on farms, detached Garages over 400 square feet, sheds, Studios or workshops.

Thermal imaging hamiltonWe use our infrared thermal image camera at no additional cost.




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Registered Home Inspector (RHI) I am a Registered Home Inspector. This designation is considered to be one of the highest level of competence currently available in the home inspection industry in Ontario.



Certified Master Inspector (CMI) I am  also a Board Certified Master Home Inspector. Fewer than 42 inspectors in the province of Ontario hold this designation.




Nook n Cranny Home Inspector is a member of OAHI/CAHPI Ontario Certified home inspector serving hamilton, burlington, grimsby, stoney creek  level 1 thermographer certificationIndoor air quality certified Home Inspector. Radon, Mold certified


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The safety of our inspector and our clients is a priority for Nook 'n' Cranny Home Inspections.

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video: Contractor Bryan Baeumler explains how to tell for yourself if a wall is load bearing or not.


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Last Edited: 16/08/2016