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Best Home Inspection Companies in San Francisco
2021

Why These Home Inspection Companies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Home Inspection Companies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Environmental Hazards Detection LLC

  • Indoor Air/Mold Testing Analysis
  • Pre-Listing Inspection

Environmental Hazards Detection LLC is a home inspection company serving the consultancy and inspection needs of contractors, Realtors, homeowners, and HUD grantees of San Francisco since 2000. The company provides the full 29-step inspection required in the HUD and EPA initiated development called "Healthy Homes", an endeavor that calls for a holistic approach to home inspections by focusing on injury risks and health concerns. Stan Reynolds is the principal at Environmental Hazards Detection who holds certifications to conduct environmental, lead, indoor air, and asbestos management inspections.

543 Andover Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

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Ken Kelton Construction

  • Fire & Chimney Inspection
  • Pool & Hot Tub Certified
  • Indoor Air/Mold Testing Analysis

Founded in 1977 and conducting home inspections since 1990, Ken Kelton Construction is the small business of a San Francisco contractor and inspector who specializes in older San Francisco homes. The inspector is ASHI certified, produces next-day inspection reports, and is available for client questions anytime. Ken Kelton Construction provides seismic vulnerability, design, budget, and permit services. Specialty house inspections investigate cracks, settlement, and water intrusion.

San Francisco, CA 94112

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Lobao Construction

  • Fire & Chimney Inspection
  • Indoor Air/Mold Testing Analysis
  • New Construction Inspection
  • Pre-Listing Inspection

Founded in 1975, Lobao Construction is a San Francisco Bay area business with a home inspection division. Inspectors hold American Institute of Inspectors certification and are FEMA disaster and San Francisco Residential Energy and Water Conservation inspectors. A standard home inspection observes the roof, foundation, and all systems. Lobao Construction inspects single-family, townhouse, condo, and multi-unit dwellings. Contractors also conduct seismic retrofits and remodel whole houses.

Daly City, CA 94015

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McCann Inspection Services

  • Pre-Listing Inspection

McCann Inspection Services has served the San Francisco Bay Area's home inspection needs for more than two decades. The company performs a comprehensive assessment of the property to discover its general condition, identify potential issues, and detail safety considerations. The inspection covers the essential home systems plus accessible areas such as the roof, basement, crawlspace, decks, and porches. Visible components like windows, doors, and stairs are also evaluated. The company also conducts structural pest control, earthquake preparedness, and energy conservation inspections.

850 South Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110

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Vista Inspection Services, LLC

  • Fire & Chimney Inspection
  • Carbon Monoxide & Gas Analyst
  • Pool & Hot Tub Certified
  • Indoor Air/Mold Testing Analysis

Vista Inspection Services, LLC is the small business of an ASHI, CREIA, and ICC certified home inspector serving San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, and Alameda Counties. Standard home inspections include interior and exterior plumbing, electrical, furnace, roof, foundation, crawl space, attic, fireplaces, and chimney stacks. The inspector examines single-family, condo, townhouse, and multi-unit buildings. Inspections are limited to interior components and systems for non-stand-alone homes.

San Francisco, CA 94112

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Westwatch Home Inspection

  • Fire & Chimney Inspection
  • Indoor Air/Mold Testing Analysis
  • Pre-Listing Inspection

Westwatch Home Inspection is a San Francisco Bay area small business. The owner is an InterNACHI certified, International Association of Indoor Air Consultants, and Move-In Certified Green inspector. Inspections look for defects, leaks, safety hazards, or other potential problems in the home. The inspector also provides observations about the life expectancy of systems and appliances. Additional Westwatch Home Inspection services include mold testing, and property security and maintenance programs.

Kentfield, CA 94904

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