Haystack Home Inspections

Home Inspection
3 - 1017 W 7th Ave Vancouver BC V6H1B2
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Alana from Maple Ridge
Alana from Maple Ridge
1 review Mission, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

Since my husband is a drywall contractor/framer and pretty handy guy we considered doing the inspection of our new home ourselves. I am very glad we chose Haystack! We were very pleased with Chis' level of knowledge and expertise. He spent hours going over every inch of the home we wanted to purchase and saw several things I know we would have missed. He really cares about his business and his clients. The report was clear and he prioritized the things that required immediate attention. I would highly recommend him!

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Alana, Thanks for the feedback. I am glad you and your husband are satisfied. It means a lot when a contractor says I did a good job because they usually have a better frame of reference for what is a truly good job and what is just looking at everything. I know you two have lots of help when it comes to your renovations going forward however if any questions come up by all means give me a call. Sincerely, Chris

Tammy Trinh from Vancouver
Tammy Trinh from Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Condo Inspection

I had a condo that I needed an inspection for a very quick subject removal. Despite schedule changes Chris was very accommodating. His reports are detailed and easy to read and understand. He's super personable and always willing to answer any questions and has helpful hints for maintanence. Even the real estate agent seemed impressed.
I would definitely call him again if I ever need a home inspection.

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Thanks Tammy, I'm glad you found the written report to your satisfaction. The balance of detail and ease of understanding is important to most home buyer's so I work hard to get that right. By the way thanks for introduction to your agent one of her client's has already booked a heritage property inspection with me. If you need any more helpful hints going forward by all means give me a call. Sincerely, Chris

Adam Fritz from Vancouver
Adam Fritz from Vancouver
1 review University Endowment Area, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

Haystack Home Inspections did a fantastic job on our home inspection. Chris identified a number of issues with the condo we liked, and we were able to negotiate the repair of many of the issues into our purchase agreement. Since we purchased the condo, he has also assisted me with a few projects around the house, free of charge.

I can't recommend Haystack Home Inspections any more highly!

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Thanks Adam, I am glad to give a hand where I can. That is the reason I got into this industry to begin with. Sharing my common sense with people that have a different skill-set is very rewarding. Most often my assistance after an inspection comes via telephone advice however on occasions I do make house calls. You just happen to have a house doctor within walking distance. Give me a call if anything else comes up. Sincerely, Chris

D. Wing from Burnaby
D. Wing from Burnaby
1 review ,
10/10

Home inspection

I am very glad I selected Haystack Home Inspections for my home purchase. I had been particularly nervous about choosing a home inspector as I was buying a suite in a completely renovated heritage house. But I didn't need to worry at all. Chris didn't just show up for the inspection. He took the time to thoroughly research my property beforehand, giving me information that I wasn't even able to find! On the day of the inspection, Chris efficiently conducted the inspection, reviewed it with us, and then gave us a very detailed report. With all the information he provided (both before and at the inspection), we really understood what we were buying - which made me feel much more comfortable about our making our purchase. I highly recommend Haystack Home Inspections for their solid expertise and excellent service!

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Company Response

D. Wing, Thanks for posting your experience dealing with Haystack Home Inspections. We try our best to satisfy our customers even going above and beyond at times. Your property has such an interesting history researching it was was our pleasure. Sincerely, Chris

Jacqueline from Vancouver
Jacqueline from Vancouver
2 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Home Inspection for Heritage House

We are first time home buyer and Chris was patient and willingly to explain the findings as he went about his inspection process with us. He showed great experience with this line of work and we highly recommend him to anyone who needs a good thorough home inspection. Chris also followed up with us a few days after the inspection to make sure if we have any questions regarding his report.

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Jacqueline I enjoyed working with you. As first time home buyers attending the inspection can help alleviate some of stress you feel about purchasing. Communication is key. It's one thing to read a description in a report and see an image but quite another to be able to see it in person and immediately ask any questions you may have. It also allows me to see the expression on your face and know when I have to explain something further or quell fears over something minor for example. I hope you guys are really happy in your cute little starter home. I am always here to answer any questions you may have going forward. Sincerely, Chris.

Frank from Steveston
Frank from Steveston
1 review Richmond, BC
10/10

Home inspection

We hired Chris to do inspection on our house. We were very impressed with his professional, thorough, and Friendly service.
His final report was very detailed and pointed out every minor and major issues especially plumbing and roof issues.
He went over his report pointing out immediate concern. Even after the inspection Chris followed-up with us and offered his expertise should needed.

We would definitely recommend his services

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Company Response

Hi Frank, It's nice to hear from you, thanks for taking the time. Many people stick their inspection reports away after they purchase their home. It is good to hear you are using it to determine the maintenance needs of your home and working through them. Take care and I hope you and your family are happy in your new home. Sincerely, Chris

Georgina from Vancouver
Georgina from Vancouver
2 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

I had Chris come in and do a Home Inspection of a Condo we were looking to buy. He was incredibly thorough, and very professional. He has a background in building and project management, so I really felt like he knew what to look for. He really looked carefully at everything, tested all the appliances and exhaust systems etc. He provided an excellent report - which he also went over with us. Chris even did a courtesy follow up call a couple weeks later to see if we had any further questions or needs. I would highly recommend this company, and will call Chris again if we ever buy another home.

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Thanks Georgina, I am glad that my extensive background in construction made you feel comfortable during the inspection. Following-up with clients is an important part of the process because so often people think their issues are too small to make a call. I hope your bathroom renos go well and call if you need any advice. Sincerely, Chris

Caroline Hui from Port Moody
Caroline Hui from Port Moody
2 reviews Burnaby, BC
10/10

Haystack Home Inspections

Haystack provided me with excellent services. Very professional, prompt, attentive and with excellent follow up with reports, emails and a personal phone call. Highly recommended to any body who wants a professional, trustworthy and reliable home inspection.

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Hello Caroline, It is so nice to hear you were satisfied with the service you received. Our commitment to you goes way beyond the day of inspection so it is important that you receive the best inspection we can perform, from showing up early, to treating the home and all attending with respect, communicating in a way that is easily understood, and finally getting the findings to you in a timely fashion at a reasonable cost. Please keep in touch. Sincerely, Chris

Pat Wootton from North Vancouver
Pat Wootton from North Vancouver
1 review North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Home inspections

Chris did a home inspection for me when I bought my current apartment a year ago. He was extremely friendly, courteous and professional, even coming back free of charge when I phoned with a query. I would recommend Chris without reservation for anyone buying or selling and needing an inspection.

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Hi Pat, Your kind words are really appreciated. Helping to resolve your concerns is an integral part of our service. If that means coming back to get to the bottom of something we are more than happy to do that. Sincerely, Chris

George Piper from North Vancouver
George Piper from North Vancouver
1 review North Vancouver, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

We were very impressed with how thorough Chris was during our inspection. Nothing was missed. After the inspection we received a well documented report and Chris took the time to explain in detail on all reported issues. A month later Chris called us to offer his assistance in an insurance issue that we were dealing with. In our opinion Chris went way beyond his duty and we would happily recommend his services.

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Company Response

Hi George, Your recommendation is appreciated. As we discussed the issue your insurance provider is having with your electrical system is most likely a communication issue with your insurance broker. The electrical system within your home is up to date and the changes they are asking for are unreasonable. There appears to be some confusion between the use of multi-strand aluminum wiring and single strand aluminum wiring. Multi-strand aluminum wiring is commonly used today for larger appliances and to power electrical panels, this is perfectly acceptable. Some insurance companies will not underwrite policies on homes with single strand aluminum wiring, used during the mid-1960’s to late-70’s to power outlets and lighting, because of an increased risk of fire. As your home does not use this type of wiring it should not be an issue. Thanks again for taking the time to write and if any further questions arise please contact me. Sincerely, Chris

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More about Haystack Home Inspections

The best inspections are performed by passionate inspectors. Buying or maintaining a home or condo can be intimidating. Get the professional guidance you need.

** Flexible workdays help accommodate your schedule.

** Extensive knowledge informs your inspection.

** Exceptional reporting aids your understanding.

** Transparent pricing assures you our best deal.

A genuine concern for your well-being and years of hands-on experience in construction, residential and commercial project management as well as extensive inspection training influence each inspection performed for you.

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CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
PRODUCTS
Pre-sale, Pre-list, Maintenance, and New construction inspection reports & deficiency lists
SERVICES
Residential Inspections: Condominiums, Houses new & old, Town houses, Duplexes, and Mobile homes
BRANDS
Haystack Home Inspections
SPECIALITIES
First-time buyers, Lawyers, Developers, and Tradesmen Strata properties & Heritage Homes
WEBSITE
http://haystackhomeinspections.com/
RETURN POLICY
Ask about our money back guarantee.
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash or Cheque
LICENSES
Consumer Protection BC License No. 54623
MEMBERSHIPS
Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors CAHPI(BC)
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Carson Dunlop Property Inspection Training Program Industrial Design Degree
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT RATE
Variable, call for a quote or check out our website.
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Following CAHPI(BC) Standards of Practice
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