Frontline Home Inspections

Home Inspection
1436 Kensington Road NW Calgary AB T2N 3P9
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Justin from Calgary
Justin from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Home Inspection

James performed a home inspection on a home that we were buying. All of the other conditions had come off but as soon as James did the home inspection we walked away from the purchase. He found a number of issues, (some major and many minor) that we had not seen ourselves. Not only did he see these problems that we had not, he was also extremely professional. I highly recommend him.

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Trevor from Chestermere
Trevor from Chestermere
1 review Chestermere, AB
10/10

Inspection services prior to 1 year warranty up

James from Frontline Home Inspections came by to do an inspection for us as we are nearing the end of the 1 year warranty period. Our builder has been very poor at responding to do anything that needs fixed, repaired and deficient or damaged when we took possession so we have been wondering how to proceed with these issues. The delinquency list was just getting longer and we were concerned with what other things we don't know about or what the underlying problems are. We have been very frustrated with our builder whom has no integrity and no desire to do anything for us since he got paid, so now just keeps telling us stories and does nothing to rectify his poor craftsmanship and damage done (we bought a spec home so didn't build this home ourselves as it was 95% done at the time). Beware the builders in Kinniburgh in Chestermere, lots of complaints from neighbours on many builders here. James is extremely knowledgeable on home inspection and very quick to see things that our realtor's inspector either missed or failed to mention to us prior to us buying this home. His knowledge on builders, the building codes, warranty, and the whole process of relationship between all parties is eye opening on how the system really works and what you can expect for your efforts so you don't waste your time and energy on avenues that might just not get you anywhere. There are many frustrated home owners out there with poor builders and you might not know whether to go thru warranty, get a lawyer, or what path to take that you might have success at -- Frontline Home Inspectors can help you figure that out, provide you with the information and details you require to pursue what you want to do to. We are definitely more educated and have a more clear direction on what we need to do going forward because of our meeting with James. There is a basic inspection they can do or a more detailed type that would help you in a lawsuit, or at least let you know the real reason for deficiencies and problems in your home from shortcuts and cheap routes the builders have taken. I would use him on all future inspections as he has integrity and is looking out for your interest in all aspects, I can't say that about any other inspectors I have used in the past as they all seem to have close ties to the realtors you hire and their interests likely sway away from you, the client. Highly recommend for inspection on new and old homes as he will ensure you are informed as possible to make that large $$ purchase on a home.

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Gary Zhang from Calgary
Gary Zhang from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

House inspection

James is very professional. He found many problems of the house we purchased. He is an independent inspector, he wont avoid potential problems like some realtors, he only care about his clients. He even spent some extra time and offered us suggestions for some critical issues for our house. We are totally impressed and pleased with his knowledge, expertise and the great service. He will try to make clients understand everything even though Chinese is our first language. Highly recommended and will do business again with James

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Nancy Malsbury from Calgary
Nancy Malsbury from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

house inspection

I used James Manfron from frontline home inspections and he was very thorough in the inspection and easy to deal with. I would definitely recommend using him as he was great!

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S & B from Calgary
S & B from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Home Inspection

We used Frontline 4 times in 2012 to buy a house. James saved us a lot of grief by doing thorough inspections which assisted us in making our decisions on rejecting houses that needed a lot of repairs. We have recommended Frontline to family and friends. We have family that has also used Frontline with great satisfaction.

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A&C from Calgary
A&C from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Home Inspection

Our experience with Frontline Home Inspections was professional from start to finish. James, upon arrival was very down to earth and knowledgeable.

He walked us through his entire process and what each step would entail, this made us feel very valued and comfortable throughout our interactions.

James is a true expert in his field and was able to be quick and thorough when issues arose. We will employ Frontline again for our home inspection needs and refer to our family and friends.

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Beth from Calgary
Beth from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Home inspection

I can't say enough positive things about James M. He was knowledgable, thorough, and very easy to talk to. I appreciated the extra time he spent on our home inspection as well as the amazingly detailed report he provided. He was on-time, and had our report to us in the same night. My father, who is a carpenter, was very impressed when he read through the report, and was confident in James' knowledge. We purchased the house, know what immediate renovations need to be done, and we're able to bargain with the sellers on a plumbing issue that James pointed out. We will seek out James if we buy another house, as his price is fair, and his service is unmatchable.

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Brandon Hamilon from Calgary
Brandon Hamilon from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Home inspection

I put an offer on a home that recently had a deal fall through. There had been a recent home inspection completed which was given to me, however I decided to call James to do another inspection. His dedication to detail and patients in walking me through the inspection was second to none. His report was a good 20 pages longer than the previous inspection. After the inspection I felt confident that I was aware of any potential problems with the property. I went ahead with purchase confident in what I was buying. Which as a first time home buyer was a great relief.

I would highly recommend James based on his knowledge, professionalism and experience. He was happy to go through, in detail, any questions I had. You could truly tell he is passionate about what he does and is working for you.

I would without hesitation use James again and recommend him to friends and family.

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Brian Drake from Calgary
Brian Drake from Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
10/10

Home Inspection

This was our second time using the service of James from Frontline in the last 5 years.
Once again we were extremely pleased with his professional approach and the results of his report.
James inspected our current house when we bought it in 2009, we were relocating from outside the province and to have his experience with the local construction history and codes was very valuable. His report became our "do to" list.
We recently decided to move to a larger home (2014) and did not hesitate to call James again. I value James because he works for us not the Realtor, his report is factual and complete, and he does a very thorough job. He has in-depth knowledge and takes the time to explain what he sees, both as he sees it and in his follow up report. If you're thinking of buying a new or resale home I recommend you have James look at it first. It was great value and money well spent

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Vanessa from Calgary
Vanessa from Calgary
2 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Home Inspection

I had heard about James from my brother who has his current home inspected. I am very happy that I chose to go through him. James was a pleasure to work with! He was on time and very thorough. As a first time home buyer he took the time to explain everything in detail to me. I would recommend any one looking for a home inspection to this guy, he was amazing and I truly feel he goes over and above expectations and is looking out for his clients best interest. Thank you!!!!

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More about Frontline Home Inspections

Here at Frontline Home Inspections we know how important this stage of the purchase process is to you. That is why we take the time needed to properly and accurately inform and educate you about what you are purchasing. We do not rush through any part of the inspection process and we are always working on your behalf. We are never influenced by any third parties and will always be there to help and guide you through this portion of process, lending our many years of experience and information to you as best we can. Please feel free to call at anytime and we will be more than happy to answer any of your questions regarding our services.

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WEBSITE
https://www.frontlineinspections.ca/
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2006
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque & E-Transfer
LICENSES
Home Inspectors, Gas Fitter
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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