Fairbairn Home And Building Inspection

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630 Carnarvon St New Westminster BC V3M 1E5
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Maria Wilson from Port Coquitlam
Maria Wilson from Port Coquitlam
1 review Port Coquitlam, BC
10/10

House Inspection

David Fairbairn was by far the best home inspector I have ever had the pleasure to hire, he was not only punctual, knowledgeable, and very thorough, he was also very patient. It took longer than his agreed upon time as there were three of us in the house asking questions and he still charged us the same amount he quoted, which by the way was less than others. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to purchase one of the biggest investments of your life as he will let you know exactly what you're getting into!!!

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Thank you Maria - I love to answer questions and I'm glad the three of you could be there! Good luck on the property purchase! David

Tiffany from Parksville
Tiffany from Parksville
2 reviews ???, BC
10/10

home inspection

A very professional service indeed, patient to go through the checkpoints and explain in detail. The report was neatly filled up and sent to me almost right afterwards. Highly recommended!

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Thank you Tiffany, wonderful to meet you and this is a great area of Surrey you are looking at. Hope all goes well with subjects. David

Viral Thakkar from Burnaby
Viral Thakkar from Burnaby
1 review Burnaby, BC
10/10

Townhouse Inspection

As a first time buyer, completely new to the process and the city, we wanted to get proper inspection done for the townhouse we were about to buy. I contacted David to inspect our prospective townhouse after reading positive reviews on the Yelp. David was able to schedule the inspection on a short timeline. As a professional engineer myself, I found David to be thorough, professional and friendly. He walked me through the inspection and patiently explained the potential issues. The report produced was fully detailed, complete with photos. He also offered to look at the other unit in the same complex, which I had access to, for comparisons and detailed analysis. I highly recommend David.

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Great to speak with a fellow Engineer such as you Viral! Great to meet you and your family. Thank you so much for your business. David

Sarah
Sarah
3 reviews Burnaby, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

David did an excellent job inspecting a home we are considering purchasing. He was very knowledgable and helpful in identifying potential issues with the home and providing information on how to remedy the issues.

He is very good at what he does and we could tell that he likes his job by his enthusiasm. He came well-equipped with tools to detect gas leaks, water damage, and taking photographs, etc. His report was provided to us the same day via email and detailed everything he went over with us in person.

He's a very nice person and we would hire him again in the future and would highly recommend him to others.

Thanks!

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I love inspecting older homes! Lots to discover. Thank you so much Sarah and William. David

Karen from Vancouver
Karen from Vancouver
2 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

home inspection

David came recommended by a friend. He was great, and we would recommend him ourselves to anyone looking for a home inspector! We were buying a small condo in Vancouver, and he spent several hours with us going through the whole building. He was happy to have us along, and explained everything he saw in great detail. He is very dedicated and knowledgeable. He really loves his job - I have seriously never seen anyone get so excited about joists and wiring! He got our report to us within hours, and also looked over the strata minutes for signs of trouble. If you want someone who knows what he is doing and is happy to explain it to you, hire David!

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Hi Karen, glad to help! Great to meet you both and thanks for joining along on the inspection!

Derek from Richmond
Derek from Richmond
2 reviews Richmond, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

We had David come do a home inspection for us while in the process of purchasing a home. David showed up earlier than us, and to our surprise was already inspecting the roof. David was very professional and receptive to us as we followed him throughout the whole inspection process. He spent the time to explain things to us in detail, whether it was an issue with the home, or a question that we posed. Unfortunately we didn't end up buying the house, but I definitely look forward to using his services in the future.

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It was great to inspect for you two and sorry to hear this one didn't work out! Thank you Derek.

Shawn Allard from Richmond
Shawn Allard from Richmond
1 review Richmond, BC
10/10

House Inspection

Hello Everyone /

I feel David did a great job with our house inspection. We bought an old timer near Fraser in Vancouver just yesterday, largely based on his assessment of the condition of the house we want to fix up. The house is dated and not well maintained, so we relied heavily on the analysis provided to us by David. He was more than happy to have us follow him around so we could learn more about what will need to be repaired. His report is very detailed along with photo evidence from his tablet camera in a PDF format. We also loved that he was willing to do a second site visit after some rainfall to do a more accurate thermal imaging scan. David always responded to our inquiries by email in a timely manner even after we had paid him which I was impressed by. I really like that he offers a reference list of tradespeople he personally recommends as well. David is very friendly and easy to speak to and has a very professional website. You are dealing with the OWNER so its way better than getting an employee of a company in my opinion. We will definitely be using his services again.

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Thank you Shawn! It was great working with you and Roy and I'm so happy you were able to negotiate a better price as well. Let me know when you renovate - I'd love to see the finished product!

Tamara from Vancouver
Tamara from Vancouver
2 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Condo Inspection

David was such a pleasure to work with. He's very knowledgable and had no problem explaining what he was looking for and why. David is very thorough and I appreciated his honest opinion. I will recommend him to all my friends who are making a purchase.

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Thank you Tamara! Hope the condo purchase goes smoothly. David

ANISH  from Burnaby
ANISH from Burnaby
1 review Burnaby, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

David performed the home inspection on a house we were considering buying. We were extremely satisfied with the level of professionalism, devotion and expertise in David's service. With his thorough check-out and expert know how, David picked up deficiencies which could be easily overlooked and saved us from future headaches.

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Hi Anish, happy to be of service - I love doing inspections when it's raining; we can catch all the attic leaks like this one!

Steve Hillman from Burnaby
Steve Hillman from Burnaby
4 reviews Burnaby, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

I used David's inspection services and couldn't be happier with the results he provided. I'm quite knowledgeable in home repairs and renovations, but felt that second set of objective eyes to inspect the property was well worth the money. David spent 4 hours going over every aspect of the home and went to great lengths to see what couldn't be seen. He went all through the attic (which was truss construction and not easy to get around!) looking for leaks, as the roof was obviously at the end of its life. He pointed out upscale features of the home that we wouldn't have otherwise noticed. He ran all appliances through a full cycle. And he did an exhaustive check for moisture in every part of the home. The home we bought is not that old, so we weren't expecting major problems, but he did point out things I would have missed. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him.

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Thank you Steve - congratulation on your beautiful new home!

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More about Fairbairn Home And Building Inspection

Inspector David Fairbairn is a Vancouver building expert, and has been featured on Global TV News and in the 24 Newspaper. He brings a passion for a "job well done" to every inspection and works hard for you - the customer!

SEVEN GREAT REASONS TO USE US:

1) Inspections Done Right – You get an unconditional money-back guarantee on your inspections.

2) No Waiting – You will receive your digital inspection report the same day as the inspection – guaranteed.

3) Peace of Mind – You get a fully Bonded, Licensed and Insured company.

4) Quality Inspection Reports - No “checklists” – You get a 220-point, full-color report with photographs, to ensure an easy-to-read, but thorough understanding of the issues and features of your home.

5) Uncover Problems before they Show – We use only the latest tools and technology – Moisture Reading and IR Thermal Imaging available (optional)

6) FREE Home Maintenance Book - “Now That You’ve Had a Home Inspection”, featuring tips, tricks and maintenance info on your new home. Included with every inspection.

7) Service for Life – You get personal support, 24/7 after the inspection.

CALL TODAY FOR A QUOTE! - 604 395-2795

CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
PRODUCTS
Full-Color, 220 point Inspection Report With Photos FREE Maintenance Book, "Now that you've had a home inspection" with every Inspection
SERVICES
Home Inspection Mold Detection and Removal Condo Inspection Townhome Inspection House Inspection Commercial Building Inspections
BRANDS
FLIR E8 Thermal Imaging Camera GE Protimeter Surveymaster Pin/Pinless Moisture Detector TIFF Combustible Gas Leak Detector UEI Carbon Monoxide Detector
SPECIALITIES
First Time Homebuyers, Condominiums, 1960, 1970, 1980 Homes, Character Homes,Townhouses, Electrical Inspections, Plumbing, Heating Systems, Roofing Inspection
WEBSITE
http://www.fairbairninspections.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2011
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
1
RETURN POLICY
100% Guaranteed
PAYMENT METHOD
Visa, Mastercard, Cheque, Cash, Debit
LICENSES
BC Home Inspector's License # 60397, Power Engineer 5th Class, Boiler Endorsement
MEMBERSHIPS
Canadian National Association of Certified Home Inspectors
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Certificate, Home Inspection, Ashton College Vancouver
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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