We are proud of our team of Certified Home Inspectors. Meet them now:
John is an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector at AmPro Inspections. Prior to AmPro, John worked as a shutter, and automated blind Installer for Value Blinds and Shutters. Then, as a Field Service Automated Security System Installer for Vivint Smart Home. And finally, as a Quality Control Rep and Survey Clerk for the U.S. Census Bureau.
John enjoys spending time with his wife in home renovations and construction, training his four dogs, Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA), rock climbing, camping, mountaineering, backpacking, hiking, and time with family and friends.
An InterNACHI Certified Inspector at AmPro Inspections. Before AmPro he worked as a fiber optics installer working for Lance Underground Contracting as a locator/laborer. He graduated from high school in 2002 from Mesa Ridge in Colorado Springs. After high school he joined the U.S Army where he was a Military Police Officer and served 6 years with two tours to Iraq.
In his spare time, he likes to play golf and spend a lot of time with his family. He enjoys BBQs and watching sports.
The Office Manager at AmPro Inspections. Prior to AmPro, Brittney Duff was a Paralegal at a Personal Injury law firm in Colorado Springs. Previously, she was an All-Wheel Mechanic in the U.S. ARMY.
She is also an InterNACHI Certified Inspector.
In her spare time, she is on the lake boating with her family or traveling.
Kevin is an InterNACHI Certified Inspector. Prior to AmPro, Kevin was a Firefighter for Falcon Fire Protection District and Fire Department for a combined 10 years. Also prior, he was a Colorado Licensed Real Estate Appraiser for 8 years. Kevin was also in construction (foundations, framing and landscaping) at his father’s company Baker Construction LLC for 12 years. He holds multiple real estate and firefighting certifications from Pikes Peak Community College. Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, escaping into the beautiful Colorado mountains, skiing, snowboarding, or playing golf.
A home inspection is an essential step in buying or selling a home or commercial building. Although a home inspection typically only takes between 2 to 4 hours, you should feel a level of confidence with your home inspector. Professional home inspectors are highly qualified and trained to be advocates for any issues within the home.
What Does a Home Inspector Do?
A professional home inspector is highly trained to find potential or existing issues within your home or a home/building you are considering buying. Their job is to find these issues and determine the amount of damage they have caused or can potentially cause. Working with a home inspector gives you a more clear picture of the maintenance a property requires as well as issues that should be addressed immediately.
When you are buying a home, working with a professional home inspector can save you thousands of dollars in repairs and damages. It can also give you leverage to ask the sellers to make the necessary changes before the sale is final. If you are buying a home, a home inspector can help you understand issues within your home that may affect the price of sale. This will let you know if you should make those repairs before listing your home to make more profit on the sale. In conclusion, a home inspector’s complete assessment will give you the information you need to make an informed, smart decision about the home your are buying, considering selling, or the home you are living in.
What Type of Training Does a Home Inspector Have?
Home inspectors go through professional, detailed training in order to learn how to identify existing issues within your home or commercial building. They also learn how to identify potential issues that may appear in the future. They take courses to earn their certification and are continually updating their skillset to make sure your home, prospective home, or commercial building is fully assessed for any issues.
Home inspectors are trained to assess your home or prospective home from top to bottom. They are trained to look at the intricate systems such as the home’s electric, water, heating, cooling, roofing, insulation, and so forth. Home inspectors undergo a great deal of specialized training before they are able to conduct a home inspection on their own. They work with a highly-qualified team of seasoned home inspectors as well as a professional laboratory that does the analysis of potential findings. They are highly trained to find the small details that could save you thousands of dollars in repairs or upgrades down the line.
What Are Common Frustrations People Have with Home Inspectors?
Hiring a home inspector is basically like an investment. Similar to car insurance, paying a modest amount up front keeps you and your home protected with information that can keep you from being on the line for thousands of dollars of major damage to your current home or the home you are looking to buy.
One of the most common frustrations people have with home inspectors is that they do a full assessment of the home and find little to nothing of note. Homeowners often think they have wasted their money. However, this is actually great news and the money has gone to good use to move forward with the sale or purchase of a home or commercial building. A certified report from a licensed home inspector that there are no major issues is beneficial to all parties involved. If you are selling or buying a home, you can move forward with peace of mind. If you are evaluating your current home, you can rest assured that there are no major damages lurking in your home’s future.
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