Nook n Cranny home inspectors Education and Skills

Nook 'n' Cranny Home Inspections inc. is a professional Home Inspection company serving Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington, Grimsby and Oakville areas, providing the best inspection services possible. My reputation and business is as important to me as is the new to you home you are buying!  With over 30 years of combined experience in home inspection, renovation, commercial and residential maintenance, my extensive knowledge and experience can provide you with the home inspection information and service you want.

As a home inspector, I am continually updating my education and skills to stay current with building trends, safety and construction practices to provide my clients with the home inspection they deserve and expect.

I am a Registered Home Inspector (RHI) and a Certified Master Inspector (CMI) a Certified Indoor Air Quality Consultant for Radon and Mould as well as a level I thermography. I am WETT certified to perform fireplace and Wood stove inspections.

The following are the courses I have taken. Followed by the associations and memberships I maintain.

  • Fire Safety Inspections- Ontario Fire Code.
  • WETT Certification- Certification # 9729
  • IAC2- Radon measurement course.
  • Ontario Building Codes (OBC) Part 9. The House- Building envelope.
  • Ontario Building Codes (OBC) Part 9. The House-  Health and Safety.
  • OAHI (Ontario Association of Home Inspectors) Defect Recognition course.

Carson Dunlop Certified Home Inspection Program - Mohawk College Graduate.
  • Roofing inspection course

  • Structural inspection course

  • Electrical inspection course

  • Plumbing inspection course

  • Heating I inspection course

  • Heating II inspection course

  • Air conditioning & Heat pump inspection course

  • Exterior inspection course

  • Interior/Insulation inspection course

  • Communication/Professional practices inspection course

  • Certified level 1 thermographer - Infrared trainng.

  • Certified Building Science - Infrared inspection.

  • Certifed Mould inspector- MBL Mold recognition and abatement seminar, IAC2 (International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants)

  • Certified Radon & Mould Measurement Service Provider- IAC2. Certification # IAC2-01-0714

  • Certified "Green" building inspector.

  • Certified Commercial property inspection.

  • Certified private drinking well inspector.

  • Over 30 years experience in commercial building and residential maintenance, repairs and renovations.

  • Mentor to new home inspectors and Home Inspection training schools.

Here are some more reasons you should hire me as your Home Inspector:

  • Available to clients for information or assistance after the inspection is completed and the report delivered.

  • We support and contribute to many worthy charities, at the local and national level.

  • Advanced equipment, computor software report system, tools, education and experience.

  • Easy to understand, detailed and thorough software generated reports.

Memeber of these associations:

Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI)

National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI)

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants (IAC2)

 

Nook n Cranny Home Inspector is a member of OAHI/CAHPI OntarioFirst time home buyer home inspections Certified home inspector serving hamilton, burlington, grimsby, stoney creek Indoor air quality certified Home Inspector. Radon, Mold certified Home inspector is a chamber of commerce member. Nook n Cranny Home Inspections is a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors  level 1 thermographer certification

 


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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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Last Edited: 16/08/2016