Safe Homes Canada

Home Inspection
Barrie ON
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Private User reviews Uxbridge, ON
9/10

Home inspection

Recommended by our real estate agent. Andy (the inspector) was very friendly, easy to talk to, and answered our questions as they came up. He did a systematic visual inspection of the house. He offered many maintenance tips that were specific to the systems installed in the house, along with some preventative maintenance tips. He provided a typed report with photos showing the concerns to be addressed, giving an indication of the urgency of each problem. He pointed out things that may not have a been a problem at the time but could progress into one if not addressed.
He was available following the inspection to answer further questions that we had. Overall we were pleased with this company’s service.

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Hi and thank you very much for your kind review.....Andy

nyounaki in Aurora
nyounaki in Aurora
1 review Barrie, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

Thanks to Andrew from Safe Homes Canada who inspect a home for me.
Andrew was very thorough and detailed with the Home inspection, all the questions were answered without hesitation, he takes his time going through the house, walk through and explain the issues he finds.
At the end Andrew saved me from making a bad decision on a home that had a major hidden concern,
I highly recommend Andrew from Safe Homes Canada ,

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Brenda in Georgetown
Brenda in Georgetown
0 reviews Halton Hills, ON
10/10

Home inspection

We highly recommend Andrew. He is very professional and made a thorough inspection (including being on the roof and in the attic). Provided recommendations and answered all the questions we asked when we went through the home. Quick response to our request for an inspection was appreciated.

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Thanks very much!!!

Steve M. in Whitby
Steve M. in Whitby
2 reviews Georgina, ON
10/10

Thorough and Informative Inspection

My wife & I were looking to purchase a second home and we hired Safe Homes Canada and Andy to do an inspection of the house. We are glad that we did! Andy was very thorough. He crawled around the crawl space, climbed into and inspected the attic, inspected the foundation and basically checked out the whole home. Throughout the process, he would point out things that needed addressing whether major or minor and how to potentially fix them. We ended up not purchasing the home due to some things that came up during the inspection that you wouldn't see without actually getting in there to properly inspect.
A good inspection is worth its weight in good. You need to be informed before you commit as to avoid any surprises.
We will definitely will use Andy & Safe Homes Canada again on the next property that we are looking at purchasing.
Andy was friendly and a pleasure to deal with.
Thanks Andy.

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Steve, that is very kind. Thanks very much for your support, and kind words. Truly appreciated!!!

Kristen in Toronto
Kristen in Toronto
0 reviews Kettleby, ON
10/10

Outstanding Service

Andy did a great job. We had a challenging home buying experience, and used his services to inspect three homes. He was extremely thorough in all of his inspections and saved us a fortune by catching what could have been very costly problems. He explained all of his findings thoroughly and offered expert advice as to how to address issues he found. His professionalism and integrity are unmatched and I would highly recommend him to anyone considering buying a home, especially an older home.

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Thanks very, very much Kristen, and congratulations!!!!!

Marcello Lio in Etobicoke
Marcello Lio in Etobicoke
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

Andrew from Safe Homes Canada was a tremendous home inspector. He is very patient, thorough and most importantly takes the time to explain his findings. Andrew's written report was very detailed, self-explanatory and included pictures. Not only was the inspection thorough, I really enjoyed Andrew's company! He is efficient, and takes great pride in what he does. After the report I followed up with a phone call with a question and he was quick to call me back and follow up! Amazing at what he does and more importantly, Andrew is genuine, and a great person.

Marcello

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What a wonderful review Marcello. You are so kind. It was a pleasure working together. I enjoyed every minute. Hope to see you again.
Thanks very, very much....Andy

Michelle in Toronto
Michelle in Toronto
1 review Uxbridge, ON
10/10

Found our dream home on the third attempt! Thanks to Andrew.

Andrew was professional, timely, great communicator and most of all incredibly thorough! He delivered his reports timely, communicated immediately upon identifying key issues and provided powerful photos to communicate the status of the home's safety. When purchasing a home I would highly recommend to bring Andrew in for your home inspection.

We thought we found our waterfront dream home; however thanks to Andrew's expertise he informed us that their was significant foundation cracks that had given the house a wet basement. This finding and his report saved us our life savings.

We later put an offer in on a century home and immediately called Andrew to get his expertise and he identified a significant mould issue that was surrounding the duct work and foundation to the home making it unsafe especially for our newborn baby.

Without Andrew's expertise and wisdom we would have made terribly wrong home purchases costing hundreds of thousands. We successfully found the perfect home that is safe from hazordous material, organics and are very thankful Andrew supported us throughout our house purchasing journey!

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Thanks very much Michelle!!!!! Congrats!!!!!!

Nate in Alliston
Nate in Alliston
1 review New Tecumseth, ON
10/10

Wanted a thorough inspection, made the right call

Girlfriend and I we're looking to purchase our first home, we found the perfect place a 1950's bungalow with lots of character. Being an older home I wanted a home inspection to see what we were getting into.

That's when I made the call to Andy. He gave an extremely thorough inspection looking for the key issues that an older home is susceptible too such as vermiculite in the attic and water entry at the foundation. His "real talk" attitude combined with a very detailed write not only saved us thousands at closing time but gave us the peace of mind of what to expect when making such a large commitment.

I highly recommend Andy for anyone looking to have an inspection done who wants an inspector that goes the extra mile to keep you informed. No crawlspace too small or attic too stuffy.

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Nate, you are The Man. Thanks very much for your kind review. All the best. Andy

Baltimore in Bowmanville
Baltimore in Bowmanville
1 review Bowmanville, ON
10/10

Best Home Inspector Hands Down!

Andy travelled several hours to complete a home inspection on a farm property with a century home, barns, and outbuildings. He arrived first thing in the morning and spent the next 8 hours systematically inspecting every aspect of the home and outbuildings. He was extremely thorough, checking the foundation, roof, attic, every window, every outlet, every tap, the floors and joists. While he worked he invited us to follow along while he not only checked each item, but provided us with detailed explanations of what he was seeing, why is was good or bad, what we could do in future, how to properly maintain it. He answered every single question and was happy to do it. He had his assistant with him who was also amazing, was very friendly and professional. The report was very detailed. I have worked with several home inspectors over the years and I have never worked with anyone that even comes close to Andy. Yes, it was a lot more money than other inspectors, but every penny was worth it for the time, expertise knowledge and the information you gain from the inspection. You get what you pay for and I can’t say enough good things about Andy. From the findings in his report, we decided to walk away from the purchase, but when we find the next property, we will definitely be having him back. Most other inspectors are a couple hours, look at the roof and attic from the ladder, check a percentage of items in the home...not Andy. He walked over every part of the roof, climbed through every part of the attic, went in the crawl space as much was possible, checked every single item. You won’t be disappointed if you hire him. I will never go with anyone else now that I have found him!

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What a review!!!! Thanks endlessly. All the best.

R. in Markham
R. in Markham
5 reviews The Blue Mountains, ON
10/10

Above high expectations

Andy, owner, helped us with our pre-purchase home inspection and Tarion warranty report. While the home was less than a year old, always good to have an expert opinion. Andy was very systematic, starting with the exterior foundation and house envelope. Answered all our questions, while also keeping us on task, following the system, to ensure we did not miss anything. Thoroughly inspected interior structure and crawled through the attic checking insulation depth and pointing out areas where soffits were allowing air to blow insulation away and creating a insulation dead spot. I consider myself a detailed person, and found Andy of like mind. Did not find many opportunities to dig into more detail because Andy already covered it. Appreciate the excellent customer service and better understanding\knowledge of our home. Thank you Andy.

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Thank you very much Mr. R. Such a pleasure working together.

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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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