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Since 2004 we have provided a professional approach to the inspection of the home, apartment, condo, mobile-home, town-home, or commercial property that you or your clients are purchasing, selling, leasing or renting.

We have been certified by The California Real Estate Inspectors Association since 2005 and are recognized by the California Superior Court as certified expert witness.

We have represented thousands of buyers, sellers, investors, tenants, and landlords by providing accurate inspections and unparalleled documentation.

Proudly providing property inspections in San Diego CountySan Bernardino CountyRiverside CountyOrange Countyand Los Angeles County.

We have the knowledge and expertise to provide you with the most thorough, intuitive, educational, and useful tool you have negotiating your position.



Weather you are buying a residential home or a commercial property, we’ve got you covered.

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It just makes sense to do the inspection before selling.

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The cost of Inspection vs unexpected repairs. Let’s do the math.

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We understand what you may be going through, and we’ve got your back.

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Protecting your investment with accurate documentation.

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California Superior Court Recognized Expert Witness

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Foundation Inspections

We provide Complete Monolithic and Sectional Slab inspections and are happy to suit up for  Crawlspace Inspections.

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Exterior Inspections

Exterior Wall coverings, Driveways, Sidewalks, Windows, Grading and Drainage

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Roof Inspections

Tile, Wood, Concrete, Asphalt, and Metal roofing inspection of installation and documentation of defects.

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Air Conditioning Inspections

We provide Testing of Heat Pumps, Forced Air, Packaged, and Split Systems for  Air Conditioning Inspections.

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Heating Inspections

We perform an exhaustive inspection of the sensors, vent pipe clearance requirements, and maintenance inspection items.

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Pool and Spa Inspections

Residential and Commercial Pool and Spa Inspections in San Diego, Los Angels, Orange, Riverside, anmd San Bernardino Counties.

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Attic Inspections

We will assess the condition of the attic areas by entering them as carefully as possible and document it in a professional report

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Electrical Inspections

Zinsco, Federal Pacific Electric, Bull-Dog Pushmatic, GFCI, AFCI, Grounding Electrode Conductor Testing

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Plumbing Inspections

Drain Waste and Vent, Potable Water Supply, Leaks, Pressure Testing, Venting.

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Kitchen Inspections

Cabinets, Sinks, Drains, Supply, Counter-tops, Appliances, Garbage Disposals, Microwaves, Cook-tops, Ovens.

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Bathroom Inspections

Bath tubs, Showers, Counter-tops, Cabinets, Drains, Supply, Thermal Imaging Camera.

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Chimney Inspections

Rampart General Pre-Cast Concrete Chimneys

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Fireplace Inspections

Marco Fireplace, Recall Fireplace, Damper, Flue, Smoke-Shelf Inspections.

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Interior Inspections

Bath tubs, Showers, Counter-tops, Cabinets, Drains, Supply, Thermal Imaging Camera.

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Bedroom Inspections

Receptacles, Windows, Sills, Smoke Detectors.

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Garage and Parking Structure Inspections

Carports, Garages, Vehicle Doors, and multi-stall structures.

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Energy Efficiency Inspections

Insulation, Weather-Stripping, Set-Back Thermostats- Low Flow Toilets, Faucets, Fixtures, Thermal Imaging Camera Inspections.

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Environmental Inspections

Mold, Lead, Asbestos, Radon and other Contaminants

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Our Services Include but are not limited to:

  • Commercial / Residential
  • Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Manufactured Homes
  • HOA Inspections
  • FHA/VA Inspections
  • New Construction (Phase)
  • Gas Leak Detection
  • Water Leak Detection,
  • Environmental Testing
  • Site Assessments
  • Slab Level Manography
  • Foundation and Structure
  • Fireplaces
  • Roof System Inspections
  • Basement Seepage
  • Safety Control
  • Water Heaters
  • Ventilation Evaluations
  • Electrical Capacity & Components, Structural Integrity
  • Steps, Stairs and Railings
  • Heating and Cooling System
  • Refrigeration System
  • Walks and Driveways
  • Built-in Appliances
  • Plumbing System
  • Garages, Carports
  • Workshops and External Buildings
  • Site Grade and Surface Drainage
  • Windows and Doors
  • Insulation and Efficiency Evaluations
  • Gutters & Downspouts
  • Decks, Sump Pumps
  • Pool and Spa Inspections, Full Buyer or Seller Consultation
  • Slab and Plot Level Services
  • Raised Foundation Evaluations
  • Doors and Windows & Egress
  • Plumbing, Pressure, Fixtures
  • Heating / Cooling Systems
  • Water Heaters & Softeners / ROPU,
  • Advanced Electrical Systems
  • Switches Receptacles, Fixtures
  • Attic and Basements, Metered Areas
  • Insulation, Clearances, UV Light, Appliance Recall Reference
  • Mold and other Environmental Tests
  • Detached and Multi Buildings
  • Pool / Spa Inspections
  • Exterior Walls and trim, Siding
  • Porches and Decks
  • Landings, Sidewalks and Driveways
  • Hardscape
  • Fireplaces and Chimneys.
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Worlds of innovation

We are the tip of the spear when it comes to utilizing the latest in inspection tools and software.

Since 2004; Derek A. Porter has been a certified thermographer. Our inspectors are armed with the the most innovative Infrared cameras available. We are able to determine the differences in temperature and project them in color pallets.

Time is money

Our online scheduler makes it easy to get the appointment time that fits your schedule.

The report is delivered at the time of inspection completion; no more waiting around for it to be emailed.