Safe Homes Canada

Home Inspection
Barrie ON
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9.7 10 (85 reviews)

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KIMBERLY
KIMBERLY
1 review Barrie, ON
10/10

Excellent service from Andrew

I had contacted the company through Homestars and received a response right away. Andrew was able to complete the home inspection within a few days, and was easy to work with. He was friendly, personable, and took his time making sure he didn't miss anything. The actual inspection took a little over 3 hours, and I received the report later that night. The report was in great detail, filled with recommendations for me moving forward.

I would definitely recommend Safe Homes Canada to family and friends, and would like to say thank you to Andrew!

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Kim!! You are awesome. Thanks very much for your kind review. Here to support, always....Andy

Daniel in Toronto
Daniel in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Century Home Peace of Mind

I've worked with Andy on two separate century home inspections - both experiences were the same - insightful and in-depth. When looking at a century home, or any home, an inspection is critical - most inspections will tell you what is wrong with a home. Andy's inspections will tell you what is wrong, what is good, what to look out for, and what sort of maintenance will be required to keep the home in good order. The report you get is not the standard checklist of items, it is an in-depth story of the home. If you looking to buy a home and not just a house I'd recommend investing the money in an inspection report from Safe Homes Canada.

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Company Response

Daniel, you are awesome. What a review! Thank you. Here to support, always.

Peter in Toronto
Peter in Toronto
0 reviews Uxbridge, ON
10/10

Home inspection

As a real estate agent, I regularly deal with many home inspectors. Andy truly stands out from the crowd; his knowledge, thoroughness ( rarely you see an inspector fully go in the attic or the roof in the winter!) and ability to communicate his findings, makes him a great asset. Whether you're a first time buyer, on your fifth home or a veteran investor, relying on Andy and his company will give you the confidence to make the right decisions.
Peter Magdziak, Royal Lepage Terrequity

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Company Response

Hi Peter! What a wonderful review, and a nice surprise. Working with you is so much fun I can't wait for the next one together. Talk about having a fantastic time at work. Thanks very much!!!!

dan in Brampton
dan in Brampton
0 reviews Brampton, ON
10/10

Highly recommended

Andy was very professional and did a very detailed inspection. The report arrive on time with great pictures and a description of each issue .
Easy to recommend such good work
Thanks again Andy

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Company Response

Thanks very, very much!!!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews East Gwillimbury, ON
10/10

Family Home Inspection

Andrew was an absolute pleasure to work with on the Inspection of our new family home. From the moment we spoke it was clear that we were in great hands.
Throughout the inspection he kept us informed and took the time to explain and walk us through his findings in a language that we could understand.
As the day went on it was as if we had known Andrew for years, he made us feel so comfortable that without any doubt our interests were being well cared for.
Finding the good ones is tough, Safe Homes are an easy recommendation I'd make in a heartbeat!

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Company Response

So happy to take care of your family!! Thank you!!

Albert in Orangeville
Albert in Orangeville
0 reviews Orangeville, ON
10/10

Excellent Service -Very Educational

Purchased a home in a semirural area and we were nervous. Lucky, we found Andy from Safe Home Canada to take us through the house inspection. We were very impressed with his approach that put us at ease. The very educational and thorough inspection prepared us for the new home.
A great pleasure to knowing you Andy, the true expert in home inspection.

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Thanks very much Albert!!! Here to support.

Yves L
Yves L
1 review King City, ON
10/10

We will never buy another house without having Andrew inspect it.

I had Andrew come and inspect a home we bought that was 3 structures from 3 different eras connected together... it was a pretty complicated endeavour. Andrew spent the entire day there with his assistant going over the place with a fine-tooth comb while educating me about what he was looking for. Besides having a pretty good time walking around with him, learning about the house we just bought, he discovered that there was water damage inside the flat roof and as a result, using his report, we were able to negotiate the cost of replacing the entire roof to come off of the purchase price. It goes without saying that we're pretty happy!

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Company Response

Thank you very much Yves!!! We appreciate your trust in us, your wonderful review, and your excellent company!!

Jonathan
Jonathan
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Tarion - New Home Inspection

We contacted Andrew regarding a new home inspection and are definitely very glad we did. He was able to point out a large number of items which we would not have noticed on our own that are covered under the new build Tarion Warranty. He was very thorough and meticulous in his inspection. I felt he went above and beyond a typical inspection, pointing out issues that we never would have seen or known moving forward.

I would highly suggest any other new build purchasers to do the same. Or anyone requiring any inspection that Andrew completes for that matter. It is well worth fee.

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Hey Jon. Thanks very much. I look forward to seeing you on the trails!!!

Robhi
Robhi
0 reviews , ON
10/10

Went above and beyond

A little more costly than the competition, but when you see how Andy operates, you realize why -- he spent 4.5 hours meticulously checking all aspects of the house (e.g. roof, attic, rafters in basement, insulation, etc). He doesn't just go through a checklist, he attacks the problem from a priority standpoint -- looking at the foundation, exterior, basement, electricals, lights, even checking the appliances and serial numbers. He brought another person with him too, which is why I feel the cost is worth it. He did flag to us early on that he may not be able to physically get on the roof due to the taller construction of the house. This was indeed the case on the day of the inspection - even with a 20 foot ladder it was tough. However he did offer to check it with a drone (extra cost), which we politely declined. Instead he thoroughly inspected the roof with binoculars and from different vantage points in the backyard, across the street, etc. which we appreciated. More than anything, Andy saved us a bundle and also gave us the confidence to walk away from a bad deal -- which led the sellers to eventually do what we had asked them to do (replace an appliance and fix bad ELFs). Overall a very satisfied customer!

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Tony
Tony
1 review Collingwood, ON
10/10

Great

I hired Andrew (Safe Homes Canada) to inspect a home prior to purchasing it. I was on-site with Andrew during the inspection. I asked a lot of questions and he was very thorough and patient.

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Thank you very much Tony. I appreciate you, and am here to support any time moving forward. All the best.

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More about Safe Homes Canada

Safe Homes Canada Home Inspection is a civil-engineering-based home inspection company that has been committed to integrity and excellence for a quarter of a century.

In the home inspection industry there is a difference! All of our home and building inspectors are Civil Engineering or Architectural Technology graduates are also members of PHPIC (Professional Home and Property Inspectors of Canada). Our custom-typed reports are driven by and grounded in the vernacular of building sciences and are GUARANTEED.

We’re proud to offer the most qualified home inspectors in Ontario and the GTA!After each thorough, top to bottom home inspection we provide you with a custom home inspection report so you have a clear understanding of every point of the home inspection.

Forget about checkmarks and confusing builders’ codes…
Unlike many other home inspectors’ reports, a Safe Homes Canada home inspection report is written in common language and includes recommendations on what needs to be done to resolve any issues we find.

Don’t risk costly surprises when you buy your next home. Call Safe Homes Canada first!

CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
SPECIALITIES
A commitment to excellence and integrity for over 25 years.
WEBSITE
http://www.safehomescanada.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1994
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque and e-transfer
MEMBERSHIPS
PHPIC, OACETT
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Civil Enginering Technologist
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Home Inspection Guaranteed
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