Doyle Home Inspections & Septic Assessment Service

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25 Windhurst Drive Ottawa ON K2G 6G5
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Adrian in Ottawa
Adrian in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

House and Septic Inspection

I hired Reg and his team to do a house and septic inspection on an older (1971) home I was purchasing.
It took about ten seconds on the phone with Reg to know that he knew his business, inside and out. His knowledge and experience was incredibly helpful, and beneficial when it came to renegotiation with the seller. He was fully transparent about what he could and could not see, and the limits of the inspection.
His notes and inspection report were well-detailed, and he took plenty of time to show me around the home and ensure that I knew what I was getting into.
Since I had him do the septic inspection as well, he brought his brother and grandson. They both provided me more knowledge about septic systems than I ever thought I'd have, and explained things in a way that was easy to understand.
The entire team was very personable and great to work with, and gave me far more knowledge about the house than I expected. I'll definitely recommend them to anyone that asks.

Adrian

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Thank you Adrian for such a good recommendation. I am always learning and every year, I am better inspector. Older homes are interesting but that was a new home when I was working. It is incredible the number of changes that have evolved since that time. Education is the key. Thanks again.

M.G. from Ottawa
M.G. from Ottawa
7 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home inspection for older home

We have used 4 different inspectors while in Ottawa and Reg Doyle is by far our favourite and will be the one we use going forward. He was punctual, very thorough and extremely patient as he explained everything every step of the way. He encouraged questions and even sent us pictures afterwards (47 of them!) This allowed us to see areas that we were unable to see such as the roof and the attic. This was the first time I was able to see the roof of a house we were purchasing for myself :) He also had a thermal imaging camera that gave us information about the insulation, which was important since we were purchasing an older home. This helped us understand where to add extra insulation after we moved in. He seemed very familiar with older homes as well and understood the inner structure. He was very factual and didn't exaggerate or minimize issues (we have had inspectors that have done both in the past). We were very pleased with him and have recommended him to family and friends. It's no surprise he has a 10 rating :)

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Dear M.G.:
Thank you for the kind words. I pride my self on understanding the way things were built in the past and knowing the changes that has evolved over the years since the building code was first implemented around 1950. I hope things work out with the new house. Reg

graham from Ottawa
graham from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Septic and 2 x Home Inspections

Reg and his crew have done 2 home inspections for us now. In both cases Reg's attention to detail and background explanations have been invaluable in putting issues into context and understanding the fundamentals of a property.

In one instance we were considering a property on well and septic; something which was new to us. Reg took the time to explain the important aspects of system design and operation and really helped understand the issues and process. On the basis of his first inspection for us we were more than happy to see him again for a second inspection when the first sale didn't complete.

Highly recommend Doyle Home Inspections.

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Thank you Graham for your kind comments. It was a pleasure doing the inspections for you and I do believe that second property is something you will treasure for a long time. - Reg

Kevin from Osgoode
Kevin from Osgoode
2 reviews , ON
10/10

Home and Septic Inspection

We had Reg and his crew do a home and septic inspection for us. His recommendations were critical in our purchasing decisions as he uncovered some issues with the septic system.
I would not hesitate to recommend Reg; he was helpful, knowledgeable and took the time to help us understand the septic system as this was our first time buying a house with a well and septic systems.

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Dear Kevin:
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this site. I appreciate the feedback you have provided. It is important to teach the different aspects of the system and imparting my experience gained over 42 years. When you take the mystery out of the system, it is not as fearful to undertake. Reg.

Rob from Ottawa
Rob from Ottawa
12 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home and Septic Inspections

Reg and his crew were diligent in their inspections and very good in explaining their findings. Reg took the time to ensure we knew about the septic system; how it works and how to maintain it. Very knowledgeable top-to-bottom House, septic, Infrared, many photos, detailed report! Great Service. I would highly recommend Reg.

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Thank you Rob for your kind review. I put my heart in the job and try to give the kind of service I would expect from others. I am happy that you were pleased with the effort.

Nkech in Ottawa
Nkech in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home inspection, Septic Inspection

- Excellent service. Timely. Accessible.
- Thorough and educated explanation of how septic system works and what he will be assessing and why.
- Provided work reference (this website), credentials, gave us time to review contract before signing, patient with answering all of our questions.
- Report well organized.
- Sent us pics afterwards of all the points raised during inspection
- Takes you along for inspection and uses infrared as a supportive tool during the process.
- Would highly recommend.

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Many thanks for the kind review. I believe that if a client understands the situation, there is no need to memorize the details. I am happy that the process was beneficial to you. Reg

tammy poirier in Moose creek
tammy poirier in Moose creek
1 review MOOSE CREEK, ON
10/10

home inspection

We used Reg Doyle to inspect two homes one we didn't buy because of his inspection and one we did He is very good at what he does. thank you

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Paul in Ottawa
Paul in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

We 've actually hired Reg to inspect 2 houses, one that we didn't choose (based largely on the results of his thorough inspection) and one that we bought. Despite really last-minute requests, he was more than willing to accomodate our schedule. He was so exceptionally patient, friendly, and, most importantly, knowledgeable. He really took the time to both thoroughly inspect both houses and also provide a clear description of what he was looking at. We've already recommended him to several of our friends and you should look no further for your home inspection needs! Thanks Reg.

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Amanda Chapman in Nepean
Amanda Chapman in Nepean
1 review Nepean, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

Thank you for taking so much time during our home inspection. My husband could not make it to the inspection so we met after the inspection and Reg went through all important information about the house with him.
I truly appreciate his services as a home inspector.

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Dear Amanda:

Thank you for the great review. It was my pleasure to take the extra time so that both of you could understand the issues present and how to deal with them. - Reg

Andre in Nepean
Andre in Nepean
1 review Nepean, ON
10/10

Home and septic inspection

Reginald and his team did a home and septic inspection on a house we were looking to buy in Lanark Highlands. They did an absolutely phenomenal job and were very thorough with the inspections. Reginald's vast knowledge and willingness to explain the different elements of the house and how they interacted was great. Reg pointed out a few issues with it and we were able to negotiate a better deal on the house to cover the cost of repairing them. He also emailed us over 70 pictures (which were also used to help negotiate a better price) that were taken of the various areas that were inspected. He offers a $100 discount to anyone having both a home and spetic inspection done at the same time. Having owned previous homes and dealing with other "inspectors" its really easy to tell when you have found one who is truly exceptional. Look no further than Reginald and his team at ottawaseptic.ca.

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Dear Andre:
I thank you for your great review. I have seen construction since the mid 60's when I started to do some contracting work in general repairs, roof shingling and painting. My education in the civil engineering field enhance this growing knowledge. I believe in sharing. If I client understands the issue, he does not need to memorize a list. He knows when he looks at it. Thanks again - Reg

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More about Doyle Home Inspections & Septic Assessment Service

Our home & septic inspections, verbal explanations and reports results in peace of mind when making financial decisions. Having the most information about a home can reduce initial moving stress and provide direction on future maintenance. Our prices are competitive with discounts for combined home, septic, or environmental (mold) inspections.
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