I have been involved in the construction industry over forty four years. For the first twelve years I did Architectural design drawings for commercial l buildings and residential homes. I was employed as a Certified Inspector for eighteen years, doing inspections on Hospitals, Schools, Arts and Culture Centres, Constabulary Buildings, Houses and Apartment Buildings with the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. I have Extensive Knowledge and use of the National Building Code as it relates to Residential and Commercial Property Inspections. I have done numerous National Building Code and Canadian Electrical Code Reviews on buildings and houses......... and you definitely need someone who is knowledgeable with these codes, for the purchaser's protection.
Selecting the right Home Inspector can be as important as finding the right home. Membership in the Independent Home Inspectors of North America (IHINA) is evidence that the Independent Home Inspector and is working for you and not the real estate agents. David Foley is a Certified Inspector with the American Society of Home Inspectors and a registered member of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors Atlantic.
ASHI and CAHPI are respected organizations in North America. ASHI and CAHPI Standards of Practice are recognized by government, professional and legal authorities as the definitive standard for professional performance.
Registered Home Inspector (RHI)
RHIs must meet specific criteria in the area of education, technical background and experience. To Bankers, and Lawyers this means an enhanced professional image. Putting people in touch with home inspection professionals reinforces your relationship with clients. Liability for both condition of the home and the quality of the Inspector is reduced when these professionals direct people to members of the Independent Home Inspectors of North America and CAHPI, Atlantic. There is more protection for the client since Registered Home Inspectors (RHI's) should have proven abilities and experience.