I am a college-trained (Vanier 06) inspector with over 30 years of experience as a construction supervisor and site manager.
My training is recognized by CAHPI, the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors and I am a certified member of InterNACHI, the Inter-National Association of Certified Home Inspectors.
As such I write annual exams and am committed to ongoing continuing education requirements.
I am based in the West Island area and serve the whole greater Montreal Area, Montreal, Laval, South Shore, NDG-Westmount, West Island, and Hudson Vaudreuil-Soulange.
Training: Dalhousie - undergraduate science and engineering studies. Carpentry 4 yr apprenticeship. Vanier College - Certified residential inspection, InterNACHI continuing education and upgrade training.
Attitude: Passionate, lifelong interest in building technology and construction. Everything from tree houses to caves, or lakeside cabins to city mansions. Day jobs - Supervised commercial renovations, built warehouses and shopping centres, installed high tech call centres and computer labs. Weekends - raised barns, king-post truss bridging, log cabins, house building barn raising bees. One of my heros is Buckminster Fuller. Using plywood and 2x4s I built my own geodesic dome.
Knowledge Base: Master carpenter, electrical, plumbing and HVAC training, over 30 years site supervision experience, currently practiced standards and leading edge technology, geodesic geometry, geomorphology and civil engineering technology.
Reporting Format (s): Carson & Dunlop Report & Home Reference Book, Narrative Format CPI Report ASTM E 2018-01 (Commercial)
Primary Services: Home Inspections, both for sellers (pre-listing) and buyers (pre-purchase). Home and Building Consultation (for specific or multiple problem identification). New (During) Construction Series Inspections. Pre-Drywall Inspections. Annual Maintenance inspections and Periodic (5 yr) Check Up Inspections.
Ancillary Services: Commercial and mixed use property inspections, log structure inspection, mold risk assessments, Mold and contaminant swab and/or materials sampling, report evaluation of 3rd party blind lab testing, remediation specification, maintenance inspections and retirement preparation inspections.
Home purchase & pre-listing inspection, Commercial Property Assessment (E 2018-01), Mold Risk Assesment, Well System, Remediation Spec. & Materials Testing Ancillary Services. InterNACHI Certified. fr