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Private User reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home/Property Inspection Metcalfe ON

Had Reg and his team inspect a rural home/septic/property. They were professional thorough and invaluable in their assessment. Every time I called Reg he was ready to answer all my questions. He had the answers and provided the knowledge/answers I needed to make a difficult decision. I highly recommend using Doyle Home Inspections especially if you're looking to purchase a rural property. Reg offered the expertise I needed and offered excellent value going well beyond what was expected. Thank you Reg!

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Thank you for a wonderful review. The people on the team are very experienced with country properties as well as city properties. As a team, we are able to consult with each other on important issues and provide good discussion points with the client.

Danna Yuhas in Nepean
Danna Yuhas in Nepean
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Private sewage system assessment and report.

Amazing customer service!!! I bought a home in Almonte and needed a septic system assessment immediately. Reg Doyle and his team were thorough, professional, friendly, courteous, and highly knowledgeable experts. I've never had a septic system before so Reg explained and showed me what he and his crew were doing in layman's terms so that I could understand the reason behind his recommendations. Reg went over the Assessment Report with me and told me that I could call him at any time if I had further questions. I couldn't be more pleased with his service. I would highly recommend Reg and his company.

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Thank you Danna. I have been dealing with Septic systems for over 48 years now. I understand what it is when you have something new. The best way to know how something works is an education on the various components. Understanding is the key to living with and maintaining a key structural component of your house. Best wishes in the years to come and thank you for an amazing recommendation.

Travis in Onoway
Travis in Onoway
1 review , AB
10/10

Home and Septic Inspection

This is the second time we have used Reg and his team for a home and septic inspection. I would not even think of using anyone else. The entire team are extremely professional, experienced, knowledgeable, thorough, friendly and patient (we had lots of questions). They are never in a rush and take their responsibility seriously. It is very evident they dig deep and explore every nook and cranny gathering all possible information in order to provide the best advice to their clients. We could not have been happier with either one of our experiences. I would highly recommend Reg to anyone who is in need of a home or septic inspection.

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Thank you Travis. Those were kind words. We try to inspect a house as if we were the ones buying it.

Reg & Nelson

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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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. See website www.ottawaseptic.ca. We have a team of 4 persons to expedite time on site. There are two home inspectors and two persons to prepare the septic system for inspection.

CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
PRODUCTS
Doyle home Inspection, septic inspection, and mold inspection reports are simple, easy-to-read reports combining narrative and checklist formats. This means that information is available at a glance and all findings are clearly explained. Digital pictures and drawings make our reports even more user-friendly.
SERVICES
Inspection of accessible systems and components of the home include: * Structure and foundation * Septic systems (optional at extra charge) * Electrical systems * Plumbing systems * Roofs and Attics * Basements and Crawl Spaces * Insulation * Walls Floors and Ceilings * Decks * Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Other services include: * Septic system inspections * Mold inspections * Indoor Air Quality Investigations (as per CMHC protocol)
WEBSITE
http://www.ottawaseptic.ca/1001/index.html
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2003
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
4
PAYMENT METHOD
cash, e-transfer or cheque
LICENSES
Registered Home Inspector, Septic Installer Licence, Certified Civil Engineering Technologist
MEMBERSHIPS
R.H.I and O.A.H.I. member; CAHPI holder,; OACETT Designation
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Carleton University, Engineering, Algonquin College, Civil Technology Program
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
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