Mike Holmes Inspections

Home Inspection
Toronto ON M3J 2P1
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Private User
4 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

I needed a progress, framing and structure inspection for my home build and Holmes provided a very comprehensive review. Many pictures and details. They measured many areas to look for warped floors and looked for LVL and beam issues. Very satisfied.

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Froggy in
1 review , ON
10/10

Arranged for a Healthy Home Assessment shortly after I took possession of my house. We were very happy with the inspector, Mr Dixon. He was just awesome he walked me through the entire inspection and made me feel comfortable with the purchase of our home. He was friendly, professional and very thorough while he was here. We just had a quick read through his report and we are very happy with the findings. Would recommend Mike Holmes Inspections to any one looking for peace of mind.

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Private User
2 reviews Grimsby, ON
10/10

From start to finish with Anita accommodating my last minute request and the site inspector Steve Blahney who was extremely courteous and professional. He went out of his way to answer all my questions and found items in a new home construction that I would never have found. He also took to time to show and explain many of the home operating functions, this house had many being a high end custom built home. The report that followed was very thorough with photos and instructions how to further improve the home and instill a maintenance plan thereafter. He is a true extension of Mike H. and his brand of "Make it Right"....well done!!!

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Private User
2 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

I used Mike Holmes to inspect a home that I was buying and they blew my expectations out of the water. My inspector Dan was absolutely amazing! He showed me everything as we went along and in my opinion went above and beyond. I would 100% recommend them to anyone. Dan was awesome!!!

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Private User
1 review Nanticoke, ON
10/10

Very knowledgeable about house inspection's. We felt safe at the results and finding'someone that he would find. He explained everything he was doing and why he had to do it.

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Marcia from Courtice
6 reviews Courtice, ON
10/10

I wanted a reliable home inspector, so I requested someone from the Mike Holmes team. They recommended the extended version because the house was quite old. I was very happy with the inspector, Andrew Dixon. He took his time and showed us his findings as we reviewed the exterior and interior of the home. He gave us peace of mind that there were no "dealbreakers", however, we did go back to the owner before finalizing the purchase to request a few repairs/upgrades based on the report we received. The report was very thorough and included photos of all of the issues found. Most of these are regular maintenance and some are upgrades based on current building code. We felt after the inspection that the home was sound and that we were able to handle the maintenance involved. It was an extremely informative experience and Andrew was very knowledgeable!

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Oleg in Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

I had a pleasant experience with the Mike and was very satisfied with the level of professionalism and courtesy with which the job was done. Mike was thorough, punctual and honest with his finings. I would definitely recommend his services to others.

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Company Response

Hi Oleg, thanks very much for the positive review. We are really proud of our inspectors and the thorough, detailed work that they do.

Kelly in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

This was my first home purchase and I wanted to go with someone I knew from watching on TV that if he himself wasnt available then someine working under his title would be as good.

Andrew was just awesome he walked me through the entire inspection and made me fewl comfortable purchasing my home.

I would recommend anyone to spend the extra few bucks and have the inspection "done right"

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Company Response

Hi Kelly, thanks for the review. All of our inspectors are trained according to Mike's standards. Glad to give you that peace of mind.

Private User
3 reviews Cambridge, ON
10/10

We had an excellent experience with Mike Holmes Inspections as we expected to. In today's real estate climate it's sometimes necessary to waive conditions. We still had an inspection because "ignorance is not bliss". We were provided with an in-depth booklet that acts as a manual for all our repairs and helps us explain to contractors what needs to be done. This is an invaluable service. Thank goodness for Mark, for his expertise, knowledge and generosity with his time.

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Bee Gee from Toronto
11 reviews Toronto, ON
9/10

We had a home inspection as a condition of our offer on a 40+ year house.
Andrew Dixon came out and was very good with explaining things that he was seeing and did not mind me shadowing him during the inspection.
He took the time to explain several of the major and immediate repairs that needed to be done.
Many pictures were taken and included in both the binder report (hard copy) and also in the pdf file (soft copy).
I would have given a 9.5 rating but had to settle for a 9. This was due to the fact that there was no mention about the windows (how old they were, shape they were in, when they should be replaced, energy efficiency, etc.) and also some faulty kitchen plumbing (dishwasher connection). These two items ended up costing us $12,000. It would have been nice to have known these things so we could negotiate with the seller before we closed the sale.

However, I still highly recommend Mike Holmes Inspections, especially the Recall Chek (for major appliances - we found out the dishwasher had an electrical recall issue) and the iVerify Home History Reports (on permits pulled, insurance claims history, grow-up history, sales history,etc)

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Company Response

Thank you for the positive review. Our inspectors are more than happy to explain findings to homeowners and have them stick around for the inspection.

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More about Mike Holmes Inspections

Mike Holmes Inspections go beyond industry standards to provide a thorough assessment of your home. Specialized equipment like moisture meters, infra-red cameras and thermocams are used. Our inspectors take their time with your home and will provide you with valuable knowledge about your home’s major components and systems. You will ...
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