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CROOKERHANCOX HOME INSPECTIONS INC.
Inspectors are member's in good standing of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI).
Inspectors have passed NACHI's on-line inspector examination.
Inspectors have completed NACHI's Code of Ethics obstacle course and abide by it.
Inspectors have passed NACHI's Standards of Practice test and follow them. Inspectors fulfill at least 24 hours of continuing education every year.
Inspectors have taken and passed with honors Carson Dunlop's Home Inspection Training Program.
Chuck has over 31 Years of Trades Experience as a Licensed I.M.M. (Industrial Maintenance Mechanic). and over 20 years of Renovating and Building Experience.
Crookerhancox Home Inspections Inc. is a member in good standing with the B.B.B.(Better Business Bureau). We also own and use high-tech equipment such as an Elecrophysics Moisture Meter.
At CROOKERHANCOX our inspectors Chuck and Steve have taken and or passed the following courses: Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Courses, (Conestoga College), Ontario Defect Recognition Course, Part 9 Health & Safety (Ontario Building Affairs), Part 9 Building Envelope (Ontario Building Affairs), Part 3 Large Buildings, Residential Drafting Certificate, Residential & Commercial Blue Print Certificate and passed NACHI'S Inspector Examination, Completed NACHI'S Code of Ethics Course, Taken NACHI'S Standards of Practice Quiz, fulfill 24 hours of continuing education every year.
REAL ESTATE INSPECTIONSMove In/Move Out Inspection Service Have your investment/rental property professionally inspected before tenants move in or after they move out. This is not a simple walk through inspection. This is a thorough and informative professional visual inspection of all installed systems and components. Use a separate third party to document the condition of the property before tenants move in or after they move out. HomeReport, Your Detailed & Comprehensive Home Inspection Guide is generated on site, that includes digital photos of the defects found, and will be provided.Included in the Inspection The Big Picture Exterior Heating Cooling Plumbing Electrical Structure Interior Roof Maintenance & Budgeting Have safety issues brought to your attention such as: electrical fire hazards in the main panel, improperly wired or inoperative outlets, GFCI outlets that fail, breached fire walls or ceilings, loose stairway or balcony railings, garage door openers with failing reverse mechanisms, TPR valves, just to name a few. Save on costly repairs in the future by having minor defects or conditions found, for example: sprinklers wetting the building, plumbing leaks, adverse roof conditions that may lead to leaks, improper drainage around the structure, and much more. Make sure all appliances are installed properly and in working order such as: A/C, heating, water heater, dishwasher, stove, oven, microwave and garage door openers. Please call for more information. Call Chuck Crooker519-751-3128 519-758-6926 cellwww.crookerhancox.com
Don't let your Builders Warranty expire without having a professional home inspection.
Traditionally most builders offer a new construction one-year warranty which covers many aspects of repair
and replacement throughout the house. Now more than ever, smart homeowners of new construction
properties are taking advantage of having a professional home inspection to assist in discovering unforeseen
pitfalls affecting their home.
There may be defects that have not revealed themselves - yet.
There is no such thing as a perfect house. Beyond your own request for repairs, there are components that
should be repaired that can only be discovered by a skilled home inspector (improper wiring, attic framing,
furnace & A/C concerns, etc.).
"What could possibly be wrong, this is a new house."
Building a new home is a tremendously complex endeavor and the city/municipal inspector cannot check
everything in your home. With current city and municipal budgets under financial stress it is not unusual for
the average city Inspector to have a workload of 25-30 inspections in a single day. Even for the best builders,
it's nearly impossible to complete the building process without missing something.
Have defects discovered and corrected at the builders expense, rather than at YOUR expense.
When you consider the investment you have made in your new home, a professional home inspection is a
relatively inexpensive safeguard. We believe your investment in a new construction one-year home warranty
inspection will prove to be of significant value. Be a smart homeowner - get the facts and secure the ""peace
of mind"" you deserve!
For pricing and availability, call Chuck @ (519) 751-3128
Certified Home Inspector - National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (nachi.org)
Here's what out clients and agents have to say about us.
Chuck Crooker and CROOKERHANCOX HOME INSPECTIONS INC
Chuck, thanks very much for conducting this inspection and thanks for sending us these pictures. Unfortunately we have decided not to pursue this venture - we contacted three different roofing companies (by luck, I found the original roofer!!) and we have decided we just can't do it at this time. By the way, estimates from those companies were $5.00 - $6.00 a square foot and estimates ranged from 25,000 to 35,000. We are so, so pleased that we went ahead with the home inspection. Your work is outstanding!!! Thanks again, Tammy and John D.
Chuck- Got your card in the mail yesterday. Yes, I did get the pictures, and I forwarded them to my oldest son to put on a disc. for future use.
We appreciate your thoroughness in the job you did, and thank you very much. We waived the conditions on the house and it is now sold. I am sure hoping all goes well with it for a while as it will take Steve a bit of time to get used to the new commitments involved in owning an older home.
Continued success to you, Chuck. Bye for now, Linda L. Simcoe
Thanks Chuck, Good pictures. You do good work. We are quite impressed by your whole inspection system. - Larry & Kelly
Thanks so much for all your help yesterday and for all the information and communications you provided. We were very pleased about how thorough you were and will be recommending you to folks who may need your services in the future.
Thanks again, Tim and Stacey Holland
Hi Chuck, Thanks again for everything - the pictures look great! We really appreciated how thorough you were and feel confident with our purchase.
Allyson & David
Thanks for the pictures. I can't get over how clear & bright they are! What kind of camera is it?
We both want to say how much we appreciated you doing the inspection on such short notice & of course on a Sunday. Will keep in touch should we have any questions.
Thanks ever so much! Michelle & Rick
A most pleasant experience-thoroughly felt I was #1 and treated as such - thankyou, wellworth the expense, as far as the inspection went, I cannot think of anything that would be better than what I experienced- very professional and to the point. Eric R. Port Dover, Ontario
We like the sincerety of the inspector's desire to help us understand what we were buying and we feel the inspector covered everthing, Thanks Chuck, Audrey & Joe E. Tillsonburg, Ontario
Courtesy, thoroughness, final presentation, well explained in layman's terms. Robin & Ann K. , Simcoe, Ontario
We were thoroughly pleased with the service Chuck provided. He was friendly, courteous and easy to talk to. The discussion following the inspection was very informative & helpful. We appreciated the thoroughness of the inspection and the reports & photos which we refer to often. Tim and Alison H., Brantford, Ontario.
Thoroughness, prompt service, friendly (but businesslike) manner. I got the sense that the job and the explanation were both done expeditiously but without any rushing. The many digital photos e-mailed to me were also much appreciated. CLONE Chuck? The industry could use more like him. ( I speak from experience with another inspector.) Laurie M. Waterford,Ontario
Explained any problem in a way that I could understand. Made sure I saw any problems instead of just telling me.
Allison & Kyle
When asked what I liked about the service of CROOKERHANCOX HOME INSPECTIONS INC. Thorough time taken to inspect the house. Time he took to answer my questions-going over all sheets in binder and also asking if I understand , it was important to me that he graded each area of the house- and detailing things that I would not of though he would inspect. As long as I use, which I will- the binder I was given with all information inside doing monthly checks-writing information down-it makes me feel good knowing that I bought a beautiful home. I will feel safe in it. Thanks again, Kathy C., Simcoe, Ontario
Efficient, very thorough, very clear- excellent follow-up with extra info via e-mail . Alison and Ron
I learned so much, also offered ways to fix and repair things, e-mailed pictures, thanks . Joel W. Delhi, Ontario Professionalism/knowledge about topic, response time, thoroughness. Thank you for everthing! We will recommend your service to others and will be happy to work with you again in the future. John and Tammy D. Simcoe, Ontario
Having my mind put at rest in knowing I was making a very informed decission. Sherry B., Delhi, Ontario
Mr Crooker Shelley and I can't thank you enough. Thanks for showing us the other side of the rock. If you need a reference, use us. Shelley and Ron Port Dover
I wish to thank-you for your news letters for they are very informative and I do learn quite a lot. Also the binder of information has come in handy on several occasions .
Recently I have been taking estimates for Central air and because of your information I was able to enter into discussions with some knowledge. This worked out very well for me.
Also because of your home inspection things are getting done. Not all form the builder, as promised by him, but by Tarion. I appreciate very much all that you have done to put my mind at ease.
What agents have to say about CROOKERHANCOX HOME INSPECTIONS INC.
I want to thank Chuck Crooker (NACHI member). Chuck has been very helpful in helping me with problem properties. He is very knowledgeable, and willing to step in at the last minute. As a REALTOR, we need an inspector that will work our client's hours and we need to know that the end result will be detailed and thorough. Chuck has shown that he is all of the above. Thanks again, it was much appreciated. Yours truly," -Bonnie C. Prudential Hurley Real Estate, Brantford, Ontario,Canada
Chuck -"thanks for the awesome job with my (our) clients ." Adrian M. Brantford
"Charles Crooker (NACHI member). Thank you, GREAT Service, good company!" -Don Robertson, Com/Choice Winning Plans Realty, Dundas, Ontario.
"Dear Nick and Charles (NACHI member). Thank you." -Peter Vandersar, Royal LePage Landco Realty, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
"NACHI and Inspector Charles Crooker (NACHI member), Charles has used our office leads to service clients with home inspections. We appreciate his honesty and knowledge on home inspections. Home inspectors are a value service in today's real estate market." -Moses Silva, Broker, Executive Realty Brantford, Inc., Ontario.
I wanted to let you know how pleased my clients were with the work you performed for them. They described it as a real education and made the comment that you were very thorough and professional. I appreciate that kind of professionalism and will certainly refer you to future clients. Thanks again ... ROBERT RUBY SALES REPRESENTATIVE"DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT ME!"
Charles Crooker (NACHI member). Chuck has inspected two of my recent sales and he is a pleasure to work with. He is a down-home sort of person and relates well with clients. -Ross Murphy, agent, Port Dover, ON.
"Just a note to convey my thanks for the mouse pad and for thinking of your REALTOR friends. I think one of the best things that have evolved over the pass few years is the home inspector. Being a veteran of this business (29 years now!) I'm glad to recommend you. Thanks. Ellen Arsenault, agent, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Hey Chuck, Just wanted to pass on that both of my clients who recently used your service were "very Satisfied" with Steve's work and approach with them, Thanks for helping out in a short time crunch, All the best, Mike. Hi Chuck, It was great to see you again yesterday! I will put your business cards in the Rolodex's that I give to my clients. I am sure you'll be getting some referrals very soon! Cheers. Bill Steve, Just wanted to take a moment to say: "Thank-you so very Much!" for your work on the home inspection in St.Jacobs. It was a pleasure meeting you. All the best, Brenda
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