Carson Dunlop & Associates Home Inspection

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120 Carlton St, Suite 407 Toronto ON M5A 4K2
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Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
2/10

Be careful on how much they charge. Shop around.

It's my fault to trust the real estate agent's recommendation to this company. I should shop around and try to understand what is the average cost for inspection. The guy talked very professional. However, not too long after I bought the house, I found there is some water damage at the ceiling that they overlook. And I also believe they will charge people differently depends on if they notice you don't have knowledge about house maintenance. Very disappointed.

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Vivien in Toronto
Vivien in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Condo apartment inspection

Milo accommodated our home inspection on a shorter timeline. He was thorough, explained things clearly including the causes of an issue as well as how to fix the issue. I would use him and recommend him again without hesitation.

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Keith
Keith
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Home inspection

Great service. Received the inspection report on the same day! I don’t normally leave reviews, but definitely want to recommend this company.

(Receptionist over the phone may come off a little rough around the edges, but they have good intentions.)

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Trudy
Trudy
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Prompt, Friendly, Thorough Home Inspection

We put a conditional offer on a house and needed to have an inspection completed within 5 business days. We called up Carson Dunlop based on our real estate agents advice, and found that booking an appointment was super easy and quick. They sent through the terms and conditions and receipt within minutes of my first phone call.

We had Sheila as our inspector, and she was prompt, and very friendly. She also was very thorough and despite COVID-19, did a quick walk-through the house with us, to identify any issues/ concerns/ and possible maintenance required in the future. She also flagged possible future concerns and offered that we could call her up when we move in if we have any further questions / concerns.
Overall, we are very happy with our experience with Carson Dunlop and would happily recommend them to family and friends.

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Grace
Grace
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Hime inspection

Josh arrived early and started working immediately. He respected the Covid rules. He seemed diligent and through in his review. He took the time to verify the installation dates of equipment, verified plumbing and went to the roof(s) to inspect conditions. He took pictures to illustrate his findings. He spoke to us after the inspection and provided us with an overview of his finding which aligned to the written report so there were no surprises. The report was sent to us as promised within the timeline agreed (about 5 hours after inspection). I would recommend Josh without hesitation.

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Rob from Toronto
Rob from Toronto
7 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Pre-listing home inspection

Carson Dunlop inspections are on the pricey side compared to many other inspection services. However the service itself is very good.

Our home inspector (Sheila) was very professional, efficient, and accommodating. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her services if you want a thorough and reliable home inspection.

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awpeel
awpeel
2 reviews Collingwood, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

Excellent service. I learned a lot from the inspector, as she took the time to point things our and explain them. I would happily use the service again and recommend it to anyone.

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Kirsten in Toronto
Kirsten in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Home inspection

We have used Carson Dunlop multiple times, as home buyer and seller. We appreciate their thoroughness and approachability. Will happily recommend that anyone needing a home inspection contact Carson Dunlop.

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Dianne in Toronto
Dianne in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

Carson Dunlop Home Inspection did an excellent and thorough job inspecting the house we purchased. The inspector, Gordon, was meticulous in his inspection and reporting. I would highly recommend them to protect your investment!

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hellybelly in Old Toronto
hellybelly in Old Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Met the challenge with aces!

The Buyer was unreasonable and rude. The Buyer mistreated each of the 5 people in attendance. Hal, the home inspector was "grace under fire". Patiently answering, re answering their many big and many nit picking questions, many asked several times. The home inspection should have taken 2 1/2 to 3 hours and we were there for 4 hours. Hal's report did get sent that night and although the report showed the home to have a few issues all were very fixable and could have been accomplished for a reasonable sum, the Buyer walked away from the purchase. Hal worked very late to get that report out after an exhausting client interaction. He was wonderful.

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Company Response

Thanks for the great review and sharing your experience. We're glad we could be of help in what sounds like a complicated transaction. If you have any questions about the report, please feel free to call us at 1-800-268-7070.

The reviews on this page are the subjective opinion of the Author and not of HomeStars Inc.

More about Carson Dunlop & Associates Home Inspection

Carson Dunlop is a leading consulting engineering company that has been completely dedicated to the home inspection profession since 1978. We wrote the Home Reference Book on home inspection and are committed to delivering exceptional customer service, one client at a time.

We understand that a great home inspection is just the beginning, so we created our not-for-profit Homeowners Association. Carson Dunlop clients are automatically enrolled in the Association FREE of charge and receive the following benefits:

• FREE technical advice for as long as you own your home

• Access to group savings on a variety of home related products like home insurance and a Home Protection Plan, our
warranty

• Free RecallChek report on appliance recalls

• $200 in free Maintenance and Repair

• $200 in free Heating & Cooling tune-ups

• $100 Gift Card from You Move Me

• $70 Gift Card from 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

• Eligibility for our unique HOME CARE PLAN, appliance repair insurance

CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
PRODUCTS
- Buyer's home inspections - Seller's home inspections - Condo home inspections - New home inspections (Tarion) - Commercial building inspections - Mould and asbestos inspections - Sewer camera inspections - Thermal imaging inspections - Wood-burning appliance (WETT) inspections - Energy audit inspections - Swimming pool inspections - Well inspections - Septic system inspections - Technical home audits
SERVICES
- Buyer's home inspections - Seller's home inspections - Condo home inspections - New home inspections (Tarion) - Commercial building inspections - Mould and asbestos inspections - Sewer camera inspections - Thermal imaging inspections - Wood-burning appliance (WETT) inspections - Energy audit inspections - Swimming pool inspections - Well inspections - Septic system inspections - Technical home audits
BRANDS
Carson Dunlop & Associates Ltd. CDW Engineering
STYLES
Not applicable
WEBSITE
http://www.carsondunlop.com/inspection
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1978
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
45
PAYMENT METHOD
Major Credit Cards - VISA or MasterCard or Certified Cheque or Money Order
LICENSES
Registered Home Inspectors, National Certificate Holders, Prof. Engineers, Consulting Engineers
MEMBERSHIPS
OAHI, CAHPI, ASHI, NRCan Licensed ecoENERGY Service Organization
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
We inspect homes and train home inspectors. We are a registered Private Career College in Ontario.
PROJECT MINIMUM
Not applicable
PROJECT RATE
Our prices are typically based on the age and size of the home.
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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