Fairbairn Home And Building Inspection

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630 Carnarvon St New Westminster BC V3M 1E5
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Oliver
Oliver
9 reviews , BC
10/10

Dave saved us a potentially a 50K at least

My wife and i had thought that we found our dream home , a house , newly built , was brand new , in a good location. We were even contemplating putting in a subject free offer because of the crazy real estate market. Taking our realtor's advice, we put in an offer with inspection only ,but an over asking offer which the seller accepted. Dave which we have used previously 2 yrs ago , did our inspection. In a couple of hours , Dave has already found 42 deficiencies, including 2 major ones , by the last hour it was 87 items and 3 major deficiencies that would have cost us at least 50k to fixed up. We went back to the seller and to our surprised, he would not fixed all the item but told our realtor that to list out all deficiencies and they'll decide which ones to fixed. We cant believed our ears and decide we will walk away from the home. We have learnt never to Judge a home by its age. At the time of this review, we have found another house and Dave of course did the inspection with minor deficiencies . Dave will be doing the walk through for us tomorrow to make sure all minor defects have been rectified.

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Wow I am glad I could help save you all that money! Look forward to checking out the repairs at your new home tomorrow. Thanks so much for leaving a review!!! David

Moops in
Moops in
1 review Delta, BC
9/10

Home inspection

My wife and I hired David Fairbairn to inspect a house we were considering purchasing. I found him to be personable and professional throughout. He provided a comprehensive same day report on the condition of the property. He also provided additional information and tips during the inspection.

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I'm so glad you found the inspection professional! Thanks for taking the time to review us and hope to work with you again! David Fairbairn

Max
Max
1 review Richmond, BC
10/10

Condo inspection

David was awesome. Very preofessional, punctual, knowledgable and easy going. Not only was the inspection very thorough, he also took time to go over the strata minute and engineering report. We would recommand David to anyone.

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Thanks Max I love inspecting in this area of Richmond, I'm glad we could help with your new home, thanks again and enjoy the new condo! David

Jesslly in Vancouver
Jesslly in Vancouver
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Inspection for a 1971 detached house

David was honest, detailed oriented and thorough. He went to the all the area, including the roof, attic, even places that were hard to get to. He prioritized the items that needed to be addressed, gave us the estimated cost for each items and showed us the area that needed attention. He showed us the area that needed more insulation with the thermo imaging. He walked us through the house and explained the major items. He took the time to explain how to read his report. This all gave us more confident in the house that we were buying. You can tell that he has a passion in inspecting houses. I would highly recommend David and would use him for the next house inspection.

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Thanks Jesslly I love inspecting and it was very nice to work for you. Hope to see you again! David

Juan in
Juan in
1 review Pitt Meadows, BC
10/10

Awesome inspector!

David was quick to respond when I needed an inspector. He was very professional and explained things in a simple way. He identified issues and offered to talk with Strata President if needed. David found some crack vents in our roof and also in some neighbours took pictures to show location.
David provided us solutions and estimated budget for things that have to fixed and or replaced.
I would definitely recommend David to family and friends.

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Thanks Juan it was awesome working with you as well, have a great time with your new home! David

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews New Westminster, BC
10/10

home inspection

We were very impressed. David was extremely thorough and professional. David did a detailed inspection of all aspects of the home despite it being a larger house. We would highly recommend him to anyone needing a home inspection!

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Thank you so much! It was great to work with you on this home and hope everything goes well! Best, David

CHEROKEE
CHEROKEE
1 review New Westminster, BC
10/10

Excellent Home Inspector

I needed a home inspector late last year and did extensive research on various sites, including HomeStars. I chose David due to the high reviews and professional way he presented himself and his services. I was very happy I made the right choice.

Prior to the inspection, David was very responsive to the several calls I made to him to clarify his services, fees and logistic arrangements.

On inspection day, he was punctual and went quickly to work. He spent ~4 hours inspecting my (about to be bought) house from top (he literally climbed on the roof) to bottom (went down to the nooks and crannies).

He found >10 things I wouldn't event had noticed and engaged the builder professionally onsite right after the inspection about them. I used his detailed report afterward to ensure the builder would remedy all the findings moving forward.

Very satisfied with David's work and I highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a home inspector.

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Thank you so much Cherokee I really enjoyed inspecting this property for you and glad we could find some items for the builder to fix! David

Michelle in Toronto
Michelle in Toronto
1 review Vancouver, BC
10/10

Home Inspection

Having David inspect our home was a terrific experience. He was punctual, courteous and very thorough! We were having a problem with high heating bills and he found that portions of our home were uninsulated. He also provided a document of all the issues he found along with pictures and recommendations. Would definitely recommend him!

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Thank you Michelle I'm glad we could solve some of the mysteries in your home! So nice to work with you and hope to see you again! David

ruthiekelly
ruthiekelly
1 review Richmond, BC
10/10

Home inspection

David was super accommodating fitting us in, easy to communicate with and very thorough, enthusiastic and experienced

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Thank you Ruth is was a pleasure dealing with you and I wish you and your family the best with your new home purchase! David

Robert
Robert
2 reviews New Westminster, BC
10/10

Home inspection

Very knowledgeable and thorough. I felt that he looked at the major issues but found all the minor ones as well which gives me a better piece of mind. Plus the their handbook was a nice addition.

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Thanks Robert we are happy to assist with anything you might need in the future! Good luck with the home and hope to work with you again one day. David

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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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