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Best Home
Inspectors in
Seattle
2019

Why These Home Inspectors?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored home inspectors on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best home inspectors in Seattle, WA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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4 Seasons Home Inspections LLC

The certified home inspectors at 4 Seasons provide comprehensive service to Metro Seattle home buyers and sellers. The team has more than 15 years of construction experience and each member is licensed for pest and home inspection in Washington State. They specialize in environmental hazard detection, including mold and termites.

Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 316-8665

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Ace Home Inspection, Inc

Ace Home Inspection in Seattle works directly with homebuyers and sellers, specializing in high-end inspection technology, including FLIR i7 thermal imaging. They offer foundational and structural inspection, as well as specialty system evaluation including electrical, plumbing, fireplaces, and gas lines. The company was founded by a former realtor, and past clients have praised the team’s accessibility and knowledge.

Lynnwood, WA 98037 (206) 755-6605

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AJB Home Inspections

AJB Home Inspections in Redmond takes pride in providing homebuyers and sellers a comprehensive, objective evaluation. They work with existing homes, condos, new construction, and offer preventative maintenance assessments. AJB Home Inspections is also available to examine interior and exterior components, including roofs, decks, drainage, plumbing, attics, structural integrity, and more.

Redmond, WA 98052 (206) 227-1093

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Applecore Home Inspections LLC

Applecore is a Seattle home inspection company that focuses on helping homebuyers in Metro Seattle and the Eastside. They offer pre-inspections to identify major defects and overall home condition, as well as full inspections, which include roofs, gutters, and attics, and come with a detailed report. The founder specializes in older homes and is licensed and insured by the state.

Seattle, WA 98144 (206) 390-0384

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Axiom Building Inspections

Axiom Building Inspections provides professional residential and commercial evaluations and clearly-written reports to customers in Seattle and Bellevue. Their inspectors are licensed, ASHI certified, and use thermal technology to detect structural issues. The company specializes in property evaluations for investors and is experienced acting as an expert witness during lawsuits.

Shoreline, WA 98155 (206) 361-5657

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Centennial Home Inspection Services Inc

Serving Puget Sound homebuyers since 1989, Centennial Home Inspection Services specializes in full-service home evaluations. The company offers affordable inspections for pre-purchase, pre-listing, 1-year warranty, peace of mind, and light commercial. Centennial’s inspectors are experienced and credentialed, with backgrounds in heavy construction, engineering, and inspection. Each customer receives a comprehensive narrative inspection report.

Woodinville, WA 98072 (425) 820-7087

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Charles Buell Inspection, Inc

Seattle home inspector Charles Buell has been in the business since 2004 and has significant experience as a general contractor. He specializes in comprehensive home reporting for both buyers and sellers. A licensed structural pest inspector and thermographer, Buell is also on the Home Inspector Licensing Advisory Board of Washington and an instructor at Bellingham Technical College.

Shoreline, WA 98155 (206) 478-7371

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Crow’s Nest Home Inspections

Crow’s Nest Home Inspectors in Seattle is licensed and insured and serves customers in King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties. The company values communication and education, offering their customers access to experts and a detailed report within 24 hours. They provide structural pest inspection, energy audits, and home inspections for buyers, sellers, and owners. Crow’s Nest inspectors are state and ASHI certified, and the owner is on the Board of Directors for the National Home Inspector Exam.

Seattle, WA 98136 (206) 310-2613

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Key Inspection Services

The preferred inspection company for Microsoft and Amazon employees, Key Inspection Services offers house, condo, and townhouse evaluations to homebuyers and sellers. They provide comprehensive inspections which cover grounds, roofs, appliances, interiors, and exteriors. The company is made up of licensed and certified inspectors with more than four decades of combined industry experience.t

Bellevue, WA 98004 (206) 931-0506

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Move Smart Home Inspections

Move Smart Home Inspections specializes in affordable pre-purchase residential and commercial inspections in the Seattle area. They provide a 90-day buyer protection plan, veteran and military discounts, and comprehensive inspections. Serving King, Snohomish, Pierce, and Kitsap Counties, the company is ASHI certified.

Covington, WA 98042 (253) 631-4019

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PSI Home Inspection Services

Local to Seattle, PSI Home Inspection Services is independently owned and operated. They have over 15 years of experience inspecting homes in the Puget Sound area, and specialize in historic homes, new construction, townhouses, and condos. They are state licensed, ASHI certified, and credentialed for pest inspection. The company is also available to inspect commercial properties, including apartment buildings, hotels, and convenience stores.

SeaTac, WA 98188 (206) 478-1427

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Rainier Inspections

Working in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties, Rainier Inspections is an ASHI certified home inspector. They specialize in pre-purchase home, apartment, condo, multi-family unit, new construction, and small commercial building inspections. They offer 24-hour turnaround on inspections and computer generated reports. In business since 1988, the company is also available for pre-offer inspections, pre-listing inspections, and maintenance inspections.

Kirkland, WA 98034 (206) 948-6415

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RLK and Associates

RLK and Associates, an ASHI-certified Seattle home inspection company, has been in business since 1985. They specialize in pre-purchase inspections for buyers, sellers, lenders, insurance companies, and realtors. The company’s founder is a licensed civil engineer and structural pest inspector, and is available for condos, single item inspections, and to act as an expert witness.

Sammamish, WA 98075 (425) 391-9396

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Safe Family Home Inspections

With more than a decade of experience in the construction business, Safe Family Home Inspections in Seattle provides non-invasive service to commercial and residential customers throughout the region. They use advanced inspection equipment and are experienced with exteriors, interiors, roofs, electrical systems, and more. The family-owned business is AHIT certified.

3 W Montgomery Rd
Deer Park, WA 99006
(509) 319-6792

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Safe Haven Home Inspections

Certified Washington home inspector Safe Haven specializes in real estate transaction services. They offer Seattle home inspection for buyers and sellers, warranty inspection, remodeling inspection, new construction, well evaluation, renter’s inspection, site evaluations, and more. Founded in 1975, the company is credentialed for a range of specialty services, including green building, log home inspection, plumbing inspection, electrical inspection, and wood moisture detection.

Tacoma, WA 98444 (253) 241-0602

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Sno-King Home Inspections

Sno-King Inspection Service offers homeowners a comprehensive Seattle building inspection, including safety hazards, exteriors, interiors, and internal systems. They place high value of bringing their customers peace of mind, and encourage customer presence during the inspection. The state-licensed inspectors offer each customer a clearly written report that details expenditures, safety concerns, preservation tips, and more.

Bellevue, WA (206) 321-6609

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Step By Step Home Inspections LLC

Step by Step Home Inspections is a locally-owned company serving Bellevue, Seattle, Issaquah, and Renton. The founder and operator is a Certified Professional Inspector with a background in building and construction. They offer comprehensive home inspection, radon testing, well testing, and more. Past customers have praised the company for being thorough, knowledgeable, and flexible.

Bellevue, WA 98006 (425) 786-7680

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Straight Street Home/Pest Inspection Services

Straight Street Home/Pest Inspection Services is a home inspection business practicing inspections in the greater Seattle area. Straight Street offers a variety of services for both residential and commercial properties including home, pest, rental housing owned property, crawlspace and attic, and mold inspections. The business is licensed in Washington state as a structural pest inspector and as a home inspector and is also licensed with the cities of Seattle, Tacoma, and Tukwila. Straight Street is a member of both ASHI and NSHI, is PHII certified, and is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.

Seattle, WA 98118 (206) 999-1234

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The Inspector Guys

Offering full-service home and property inspection to western Washington, The Inspector Guys are state-licensed and ASHI-certified. They are available to report on home exteriors, structural pests, roofs, insulation, plumbing, garages, and more. Their previous customers have praised their home evaluations for being thorough and detailed.

Woodinville, WA 98072 (360) 941-6040

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To The T Home Inspections

The founder of To the T Home Inspections is state certified for home inspection and is also a licensed carpenter with 15 years of experience. Working throughout Metro Seattle, he offers full-service residential inspection, including exteriors, grounds, structural components, electrical systems, plumbing, and more. An Angie’s List Super Service Award winner, he is also available for rental properties, pest detection, and water testing.

Bothell, WA 98012 (425) 466-7441

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Western Home Inspection Services

The founder of Western Home Inspection Services, Inc. has nearly four decades of homebuilding experience in the Seattle area. The business provides inspections for homes, condos, duplexes and townhomes, charging based on building size. They are equipped for sewer inspection through their partnership with Emerald City Sewer.

Seattle, WA 98117 (206) 499-0292

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