Rankin Home Inspection

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briggy in Whitby
briggy in Whitby
2 reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Excellent service!

I couldn't be more pleased with Bryce. He was very personable, thorough and took the time to answer all my questions (which was a lot!). He sent a very detailed report within hours of completing the inspection, which as much appreciated for my deadline. I highly recommend his services! My realtor was very impressed and she has been through many inspections. She will also be recommending his services.

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Mahndee in Hamilton
Mahndee in Hamilton
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

Very happy customers

We met Bryce today to inspect an older home we’d like to purchase. Coming from a family of tradesmen and currently living in a new condo, we came loaded with questions. Bryce was incredibly patient and thorough. The report was completed in a timely manner and will serve as a great aid in planning our first home repairs as well as regular maintenance. The photos and diagrams are a huge help! We are very happy with the service and will be passing the contact info onto any family and friends in need.

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Company Response

It was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection needs and am very happy to hear that the inspection and report were helpful. Thank you for the excellent review and I wish you all the best going forward. If you ever have any questions or if I can be of help in anyway, do not hesitate to get in touch.

Sincerely,
Bryce Rankin

jatonini
jatonini
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

Quality Home Inspection

Bryce was very thorough in his home inspection, very professional and was able to provide a comprehensive report within a few hours in order for us to make an informed decision on buying a home in Dundas. Incredibly efficient. We were much more confident after hearing his review, especially with all his great suggestions on how to improve problem areas, as well as the thermal imaging tool he used to detect any hidden areas of heat loss, proper spacing of joists, and any potential water damage. We highly recommend him, and would most certainly use his services again in future.

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Company Response

It was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection needs and thank you for the great review. I am very happy to hear that you found the inspection and report informative and helpful.

I wish you all the best going forward, and if you ever have any questions or I can help in anyway, do not hesitate to get in touch.

Sincerely,
Bryce Rankin

Ancaster home review in Hamilton
Ancaster home review in Hamilton
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

Home Inspection in Ancaster

We are so glad we had Bryce inspect our dream home. He was very knowledgeable and informative and confirmed we made the right choice for our dream home. The report is detailed, easy to understand and there are pictures to accompany the recommendations. I would definitely recommend his service and will use him on any future home inspections.
Bryce thanks again!!

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Company Response

Thank you for the great review and it was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection needs. I am very happy to hear that you found the inspection and report informative and helpful.

I wish you all the best going forward and if I can ever be of help, just let me know.

Sincerely,
Bryce Rankin

Carolyn in San Francisco
Carolyn in San Francisco
1 review Boucherville, QC
10/10

Home inspection in Burlington

We contacted Bryce through a referral from our real estate agent. Bryce visited the property we were interested in buying and did a very thorough inspection. Moving from a condo into a home, we had many questions, and he completed a through inspection and then provided a very detailed report. The report was helpful not only in our purchase decision, but as a guide to home maintenance for our new property. Would highly recommend. Thank you Bryce!

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Company Response

Thank you for the great review Carolyn. It was my pleasure to be of help with you home inspection and am glad to hear that the report helpful. I wish you all the best going forward and if you ever have any questions or I can help in anyway, Do not hesitate to get in touch.

Private User
Private User
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

Noticed the little details - saved our bacon

Bryce did a very thorough job and was able to give us an insider's look at the house we were buying. His most valuable service, however, was uncovering the hidden knob and tube wiring that the seller claimed/believed had been updated. With this information in hand we were able to deal fairly with the seller to ensure that the wiring issue and other serious issues raised in the inspection were satisfactorily handled. As a side note, I showed the inspection report to a friend who is in the trades. He commented that it was the best inspection report he has ever seen.

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Company Response

Thank you for the great review. It was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection and am glad to hear that you found the report and inspection valuable. I wish you all the best going forward and if I can ever be of help, do not hesitate to get in touch.

Bryce Rankin

Private User
Private User
1 review Welland, ON
10/10

Home inspection

Bryce was very knowledgable and informative when it came to inspecting our first home. The report is detailed, easy to understand and there are pictures to accompany the recommendations. I would definitely recommend his service and will use him on any future home inspections

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Company Response

Thank you for the great review! It was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection and am happy to hear that the report was helpful. If you ever have any questions or if I can help in anyway, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

terri.bocz in Ancaster
terri.bocz in Ancaster
2 reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

I chose Rankin Home Inspection because their sample report online was more detailed than most, and the report contained actual photos taken on site of potential problems in difficult-to-access areas of the home. These photos would allow us to communicate clearly when it came time to have repairs done.

I accompanied Bryce on the inspection and asked him questions and took notes on nearly everything he examined. He was pleasant, welcomed my questions and took time to give clear answers.

One example of how he arrived at one of his findings will best illustrate the detail of his observation and follow-through in his analysis: Bryce noticed that a pillar supporting the roof of the front porch was slightly tilted inwards. He probed the bricks that were supported by the pillar, and found one of the bricks was loose. Temporarily removing the brick and exploring behind it with a flashlight revealed rotten wood in the frame of the roof (evidence of prolonged roof leakage), and a soot-like coating on interior surfaces, (suggesting fire damage.) The covered porch, and second floor balcony above the porch would need major repairs or replacement.

Other disappointing findings (such as knob and tube, poor patching of chimney flashings, pinholes in the main sewage stack) led me to tell Bryce, just one hour into the inspection, that my husband and I would probably withdraw our offer to purchase. Bryce offered me the option to speak with my husband, make a decision, and if we decided not to buy the home, to end the inspection right then, and he would charge us a reduced fee for a partial report.

We've had four home inspections on a variety of homes, as our family has relocated within Ontario. And the inspection done for us by Bryce Rankin last week was the most meticulous, helpful and informative of them all. I can't imagine buying another home in this region, without first getting a report by Bryce.

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Company Response

Thank you for the great review Terri and it was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection. I wish you all the best in your search and if I can ever be of help, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Olaf
Olaf
5 reviews Saint Catharines, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

We purchased an older house in St. Catharines a few months ago. The sellers had a home inspection report available so we did not arrange for one. However after living here for several months, we decided that the sellers' report had some gaps and that we needed more information about our house. We contacted Bryce Rankin, who is highly recommended on Homestars. We are happy to say that the Homestars ratings for Bryce are bang on. He did an incredible job for us and we highly recommend him. He is extremely knowledgeable, patiently answered all of our questions and provided great tips and advice. He was prompt, respectful, courteous, personable and friendly from the time he arrived and throughout the inspection. Thank you Bryce!

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Company Response

It was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection and thank you for the great review Olaf. I am glad to hear that you were happy with my service and If I can ever be of help going forward, please do not hesitate to get in touch. All the best!

Karen in London
Karen in London
2 reviews London, ON
10/10

Home Owner's Inspection

I bought a house without an inspection and immediately on winning the bid set up time to have Rankin Home Inspection come to complete a review of the property. Bryce was prompt and very professional, taking the time to walk me through the house and what he was seeing. The checks of appliance make/models for recall was a huge bonus for me. It turns out the gas fireplace in the basement was recalled and needed to be disconnected immediately!

The final report contained a great write-up along with pictures to illustrate problem areas and a timeline of repairs to consider. I would 100% recommend using Rankin Home Inspection to all my friends and family!

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Company Response

Thank you for the great review Karen! It was my pleasure to be of help with your home inspection and if you need anything going forward, do not hesitate to contact me.

I wish you all the best with your new home!

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More about Rankin Home Inspection

Bryce Rankin owner of Rankin Inspection is a fully Certified Home Inspector with the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNachi) and as well a Baeumler Approved Home Inspection company.

Our Home Inspections are completed to the standards of practice of InterNachi ensuring you will "Know Your Home!" in order to make an informed purchase decision !

All of our home inspections include a Thermal Imaging Scan of the property in order to detect defects that are not visible by the human eye. A RecallChek is submitted for all included appliances in order to ensure peace of mind, should any recalls be present. This informs clients of pending recalls and company contact information to correct these recalls.

Contact Bryce Rankin to discuss your home inspection needs!

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CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
SERVICES
Pre-Listing (Sellers Home Inspection), Pre-Sale (Buyers Home Inspection), Home Maintenance Inspections for home owners, Thermal Imaging, and, RecallChek!
WEBSITE
http://www.rankininspection.ca
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Certified Cheque, E-Transfer, Visa, Mastercard.
MEMBERSHIPS
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Certified Home Inspection at Mohawk College (Honours Graduate)
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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