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Episode 93 William Chandler

William Chandler
William Chandler

We performed our first, fee paid, inspection in 1986 for the Resolution Trust Corporation during the S&L crisis.  We take great pride in being the most qualified and experienced building inspection firm in our market.  We are fully licensed and insured to provide any inspection you may need – pre-purchase, due diligence home/building inspection, WDO/termite, indoor air quality, water/lead testing, radon testing, code compliance, fire, safety, ADA, cost reserve schedules, repair/cost to cure estimates, asset verification, insurability/underwriting compliance inspections, cost replacement valuations, FHA 203K, weatherization, constructability reviews, new construction inspections, construction management and expert witness testimony…timely and professionally.

With us, you know who you are working with.  Unlike many web based firms, we do not subcontract your inspection to the lowest bidder.  If you hire us, we perform the inspection and we submit the report.  If you have questions, you speak directly to the inspector who assessed the building.

Our business philosophy is based upon one goal:  We treat your property as though it were our own investment.

We maintain TWIC security clearance from the Department of Homeland Security for access to sensitive areas such as ports, transportation terminals, DOE/DOD facilities, military bases, NASA and other listed sites.

OUR PRINCIPALS

William Chandler is our principal qualifier.  William has over 38 years of experience in building construction.  His projects have included heavy industrial, commercial/retail, heavy civil, heavy marine, airport, environmental remediation, multi-family and residential construction.  He continues to design/build distinctive custom homes for select clients.

William is also the principal qualifier of our sister company, 360PestControl which provides complete residential and commercial pest control services to our clients in Jacksonville, Orlando and surrounding areas.  Our pest control company is honored to be listed by the USEPA as a Pest Environmental Steward Professional (PESP); in fact, we are the smallest firm listed!  We are committed to responsible pest management and the protection of the health of your family and workers.

William is passionate about indoor air quality and he holds the highest certification granted as a Board Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant.  He is also a Florida Licensed Mold Assessor.  We assist clients in the proper identification of mold and indoor air quality issues using building science instead of hype.  We are proud to be a part of a select group of professionals who are capable of performing proper assessments.

He is the author to three books, Weatherize Your Home, Understanding Your Florida Home and The Realtors Guide to Home Inspection.  He is passionate about educating our clients on the condition of their property and making sure we are a resource to our clients.  He is US District Court Certified as an Expert Witness in the field of construction and construction management.  We believe his qualifications set us apart from our competitors:

  • Certified General Contractor
  • Certified Pest Control Operator
  • NFPA Fire Inspector I
  • HUD 203K Consultant
  • Certified Underground Utility Contractor
  • Certified Pollutant Storage Systems Contractor
  • Licensed WDO/Termite Inspector
  • Certified HVAC(R) Technician
  • Licensed Home Inspector
  • ICC Commercial Building Inspector
  • Certified Asbestos Inspector
  • Certified Level I Thermographer
  • Certified Tile Roof Installer
  • CertainTeed Master Shingle Wizard
  • Board Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (ACAC)
  • Licensed Mold Assessor
  • Licensed Radon Measurement Technician
  • Certified Lead Inspector
  • ASTM Certified Phase I Environmental Site Audits
  • Certified Asbestos Abatement Supervisor
  • Certified Stormwater Management Inspector
  • Certified Cost Reserve Specialist
  • Federal Railroad Worker Trainer
  • Competent Person – Trench Shoring Trainer/Supervisor
  • OSHA 40 Hour (HAZMAT) Trainer
  • US Army Corps of Engineers CQM for Contractors
  • US EPA Emergency Response Incident Commander
  • BS, Construction & Engineering Management

William Chandler is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector

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Episode 71 Wally Conway – The Case for Preinspections

Wally Conway
Wally Conway

In this podcast Wally Conway makes the case for the Pre-listing home inspection.  We at Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector recommend Wally’s Book; The Happy Home Inspector.

Biography – Prior to presiding over one of the largest home inspection companies in North America, Wally was a Naval Academy graduate and is a retired Navy pilot. With a blend of experiences as a business owner, master marketer, contractor, renovator, investor, TV and radio host, and master home inspector, Wally believes “if you’re not having fun doing your thing, you’re either doing the wrong thing, or your thing wrong!”

As a respected expert in the discovery, disclosure, and documentation of residential concerns, Wally has authored and instructs numerous courses approved by the Florida Real Estate Commission for the Continuing Education of Real Estate Licensees. As a respected entrepreneur and marketing mogul, Wally serves as a respected consultant to a broad range of businesses. The underlying theme to Wally’s approach to business growth and development is that beneath every business expense lies a potential profit center. Drawing from his own rapid business growth, Wally now shows companies how to grow from “Me to We”.

Believing that entertainment is a vital element in education, Wally continues to hone his presence and presentation skills. He has been a featured inspector on the HGTV series “House Detective” as well as a co-host on the DIY series “Finders Fixers”, hosts a weekly radio show called “The Home and Garden Show” (WOKV 104.5 FM), and speaks regularly, having delivered over 627presentations to real estate professionals, inspectors, builders, buyers, and other business owners. He is also a frequent contributor to an assortment of media and corporate training programs.

Get a copy of Wally’s must-read book, “Home Inspection Secrets of a Happy Home Inspector” by visiting www.WallyConway.com. Through a mix of media, Wally has brought his unique perspective and compelling messages to millions!

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