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The Successful Home Inspector Episode 126 Frank Lesh

Frank Lesh
Frank Lesh
Frank Lesh is currently the executive director of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).  He is the founder of the Home Sweet Home Inspection Company, which was started in 1989. He has performed thousands of commercial and residential property inspections, and specialized in EIFS inspections. Frank has been a member of ASHI since 1990 and a member of the Great Lakes Chapter (GLC) of ASHI since 1991. He has held numerous volunteer positions in both organizations, including as president of the GLC from 1997-1998, Master Inspector by Review®, and the President of ASHI in 2007.
Frank won the John E. Cox Award for “Outstanding contributions to a Chapter” in 2004, and the 2012 Philip C. Monahon Award, ASHI’s highest award. Other professional affiliations include the Exterior Design Institute (EDI) since 1996. EDI is the premier organization involved in synthetic stucco (DRYVIT®). Frank was on the Board of Governors of EDI in 1999.
Frank Lesh is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspetor

Episode 62 Sean Bacon

Sean Bacon
Sean Bacon

ITA Trained Home Inspector
ASHI Certified
State of Illinois License Number
Commercial Trained

Specialties: Outside sales, Sales Management, Account Management, Corporate Planning, Business Development

We provide thorough Chicago area property inspections that won’t let you get stuck buying “THE MONEY PIT”


Owner & Chief Inspector

Xcellence Inspection Services

July 2005 – Present (10 years 6 months)Homewood, Illinois

I provide thorough commercial and residential property inspections in the Chicagoland area.

Sean Bacon is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector

Episode 29 Gary Monfeli

Gary Monfeli
Gary Monfeli

Gary’s favorite book


The Home Inspection Man

 – Present (17 years)

The leading home inspection company in the Chicagoland area.

Lead Instructor

The ASHI School of Home Inspection Training

 – Present (5 years 3 months)

I am the lead instructor for the ASHI school of home inspection and for the ASHI Chapter Relations Committee I am an instructor for the Chapter Consulting Team.

The ASHI School

Certified Home Inspector, Home Inspection

Has helped to bring this school to a national level.


Call us at 888 690-6903 www.HomeInspectionMan.com

Home Inspecting is what we do best. 

We are certified ASHI Inspectors, and we’re the building inspector you need when buying a new home. We know exactly what to look for when buying a home and you’ll be able to rest assured that your new home is safe for you and your loved ones. 

Plainfield home inspections, Naperville home inspections and Aurora home inspections are where we do the most work, but we can service anywhere in Northern Illinois. We show the home buyer everything they need to know about the home they are purchasing without scaring them away.

Get home inspection tips on our website!

Specialties:Residential home inspections and mold testing. Teaching home inspection students how to give their home buying clients the peace of mind they need when making the biggest purchase of their lives. With over 12 years of home inspecting, we show the home buyer how to not buy a ‘Money Pit’ and we show them more about the house than the person selling the house even knows

Gary Monfeli is being interviewed by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina and Ask the Charlotte Inspector.