Safe Homes Canada

Home Inspection
Barrie ON
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9.6 10 (77 reviews)

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Robhi
Robhi
0 reviews , ON
10/10

Went above and beyond

A little more costly than the competition, but when you see how Andy operates, you realize why -- he spent 4.5 hours meticulously checking all aspects of the house (e.g. roof, attic, rafters in basement, insulation, etc). He doesn't just go through a checklist, he attacks the problem from a priority standpoint -- looking at the foundation, exterior, basement, electricals, lights, even checking the appliances and serial numbers. He brought another person with him too, which is why I feel the cost is worth it. He did flag to us early on that he may not be able to physically get on the roof due to the taller construction of the house. This was indeed the case on the day of the inspection - even with a 20 foot ladder it was tough. However he did offer to check it with a drone (extra cost), which we politely declined. Instead he thoroughly inspected the roof with binoculars and from different vantage points in the backyard, across the street, etc. which we appreciated. More than anything, Andy saved us a bundle and also gave us the confidence to walk away from a bad deal -- which led the sellers to eventually do what we had asked them to do (replace an appliance and fix bad ELFs). Overall a very satisfied customer!

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Tony
Tony
1 review Collingwood, ON
10/10

Great

I hired Andrew (Safe Homes Canada) to inspect a home prior to purchasing it. I was on-site with Andrew during the inspection. I asked a lot of questions and he was very thorough and patient.

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Company Response

Thank you very much Tony. I appreciate you, and am here to support any time moving forward. All the best.

Jacobspice
Jacobspice
1 review Brampton, ON
10/10

Century Home Inspection

I recently purchased a 115 year old home and really didn’t know much about the process or what was involved in buying an older home. After doing a ton of research I found Safe Homes Canada. Right from the initial call I knew I had found my inspector. Andy was amazing throughout the process. Not only was he incredibly thorough, but he explained everything along the way. I now know more than I ever thought I would about my house and how to take care of it for years to come.
I highly recommend his services regardless if you’re buying an newer home or a Century home like me.

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Company Response

Jake, you are awesome! The review is awesome! What a house! What a lovely day. Thanks so much for inviting us to take care of you and Bibi. Here to support. Would love to sit in that kitchen again!!!

Gillian in Waterloo
Gillian in Waterloo
0 reviews Midland, ON
10/10

House Inspection

Andy was great to work with, professional and very through with the inspection. This is the second time using this company. I would definitely use them again and recommend them to other people.

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Company Response

Gillian, you are a joy to work for and with. Thanks so much for the review, and for inviting us to take care of you and your partner!!!!! Please call for support anytime.

Michael in Newmarket
Michael in Newmarket
3 reviews , ON
10/10

Home Inspection

Having never purchased a new, custom-built house before we decided to invest in an independent Home Inspection Service. We did our due diligence and selected Andrew Christie based on his many positive recommendations on this site. Andrew is incredibly knowledgeable, professional, friendly and very thorough in his work. His inspection took several hours and he went out of his way to ensure that everything was clearly explained to us and all of our questioned answered. He delivered a very detailed report and followed up with texts and phone calls to ensure that we were completely satisfied with this report. We really want to thank Andrew very much for his valuable service and would not hesitate recommending him to any new home buyer.

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Company Response

Sending enthusiastic thanks to you and your wife for believing in us, for inviting us to take care of your important assessment, and for this wonderful review. Thank you. It was a pleasure. Andy

C.A. Tracey
C.A. Tracey
0 reviews Barrie, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

We recently purchased a modular home and Andrew did our inspection. He was very thorough, explaining things as he went and detailing things that needed to be attended to. I was impressed that he actually crawled through the crawl space under the house, taking pictures of the home's underpinnings as he went. Several weeks later when our insurance company had questions I couldn't answer, Andrew responded quickly. Very pleased - would not hesitate to recommend.

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Company Response

Thank you very, very much!!!!!

William
William
2 reviews Minesing, ON
10/10

Home Inspection - Real Estate Transaction

Andrew is a great guy who came equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide us an excellent summary of a household's base building requirements.

He is responsive and completed his work in a timely fashion.

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Company Response

Thank you very much William. Congratulations!

Matt in Edmonton
Matt in Edmonton
0 reviews Edmonton, AB
10/10

Home inspection

I'm military, we have short trips to look at, buy and get a home inspected prior to a move. He was able to get my home inspected on short notice. Extremely knowledgeable, he knows the area very well and was able to speak to me about water tables in my area. He provided me recommendations that could avoid issues down the road. Overall I was very pleased and would recommend Andrew to anyone looking for an experienced home inspector who knows his stuff.

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Company Response

Thank you very much Matt!!!

Christy in Toronto
Christy in Toronto
1 review Barrie, ON
10/10

Home Inspection

We would 100% recommend Andy for his home inspection service to anyone without hesitation. Andy is knowledgable, professional, courteous and fun to work with. Unlike the 4 other home inspectors we have had in the past who only spent about the last 15 mins to report back their findings, Andy brought us along while he did the inspection and explained to us what he was looking for, what to look out for, and how to maintain the property. His recommendations are very practical and thorough. Andy’s home inspection report is the best in the business. He doesn’t use a standard template like many others do. The entire report is tailored specifically for our home. We bought this home in a competitive market pre-COVID and waived all conditions. We debated whether to still do a home inspection and are so glad that we didn’t skip this important step. It was definitely worth the money to have Andy to inspect our home.

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Company Response

Hi Christy. Thanks very, very much!!!!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON

First Review

10/10

Home inspection

Very thorough inspection. Took his time to look through our potential home from top to bottom. Explained everything clearly to us and gave advice on easy ways to fix small issues.

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Company Response

Thank you very very much!!!!

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More about Safe Homes Canada

Safe Homes Canada Home Inspection is a civil-engineering-based home inspection company that has been committed to integrity and excellence for a quarter of a century.

In the home inspection industry there is a difference! All of our home and building inspectors are Civil Engineering or Architectural Technology graduates are also members of PHPIC (Professional Home and Property Inspectors of Canada). Our custom-typed reports are driven by and grounded in the vernacular of building sciences and are GUARANTEED.

We’re proud to offer the most qualified home inspectors in Ontario and the GTA!After each thorough, top to bottom home inspection we provide you with a custom home inspection report so you have a clear understanding of every point of the home inspection.

Forget about checkmarks and confusing builders’ codes…
Unlike many other home inspectors’ reports, a Safe Homes Canada home inspection report is written in common language and includes recommendations on what needs to be done to resolve any issues we find.

Don’t risk costly surprises when you buy your next home. Call Safe Homes Canada first!

CATEGORIES
Home Inspection
SPECIALITIES
A commitment to excellence and integrity for over 25 years.
WEBSITE
http://www.safehomescanada.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1994
PAYMENT METHOD
Cash, Cheque and e-transfer
MEMBERSHIPS
PHPIC, OACETT
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Civil Enginering Technologist
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Home Inspection Guaranteed
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