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Home Inspections * Mold Assessments
Thermal Scanning * Stucco Consulting

C.H.I.P.S. Assured Inspection Guaranteed!

"I will assure you that if you are not satisfied with our home inspection, I will make it right or I will refund your inspection fee and pay for another inspection to the company of your choice just that simple "

 Chip O'Brian CMI, Owner/Inspector

Serving The Gulf Coast Since 2004



 Buying a new home is serious investment. And its a decision that will affect you for years to come. The process can be extremely stressful and confusing. And of course, there is always considerable risk involved when making such a large purchase decision. A professional inspection by a board certified master inspector will significantly reduce your risk and help make the entire home buying process easier and less stressful. C.H.I.P.S. truly takes pride in helping our clients in this process with your best interest is our highest priority. I provide full home inspections well above basic standards of practice.

We encourage our clients to accompany us during the inspection. You should feel free to ask any questions you may have during the inspection process. I will point out issues as well as good points and explain them to you. Plus, we will explain what routine maintenance is needed to keep the house in top condition. This will help you to get the most benefit from the inspection and gain the most understanding of the systems that make up your home, and how to maintain it.  If you not able to attend, rest assured that our service and your report should answer your questions.

Our services provides a narrative computer generated report prepared using HomeGauge software. Complete with color photo's for easy identification of discrepancies with a maintenance and general summary page for the more cost effective discrepancies, that is easy to read and understand. Everything identified during the inspection will be included in your report.

Armed with the information our report will provide, you can make your informed decision with confidence.

Best question you should ask when intervuing inspectors, is how long does your inspection process take?  I limit my inspections to only one per day, as it takes on a average of four hours "plus" for a full quality home inspection. Not counting report preparation time another 2 hours plus. Why I choose not to provide a report at time of inspection. First I may miss an important issue by rushing the report. Second I take a average of 100 digital photos for further evaluation when preparing your report. You can see why this is more time consuming and well worth it for a full home inspection report. Then Email  your inspection report in PDF file generally within 24 hours. Hard copy reports mailed upon request. Our fees may be a little more than some our competitors. I also take more time with your investment. I have been accused of being too thorough, guilty as charged.

Peace of mind is priceless.  Thank you for the opportunity to provide our professional services!

Exceeding Expectations,          



Chip O'Brian, Owner Inspector
(850) 837-4447



Board Certified Master Inspector

Florida State Licensed Home Inspector #HI582

Florida State Licensed Mold Assessor #MRSA376

EDI Certified #FL-78 Stucco Moisture Analyst   

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