Home Inspections serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Lee, Ruidoso, New Mexico: WE INSPECT THOROUGHLY, VERY THOROUGHLY!

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Friendly Building InspectionYou can trust us to inspect your home thoroughly and accurately. We are State Certified, with over 30 years experience.

New Coverage Area!

Now inspecting the Ruidoso, New Mexico and surrounding area!

Friendly Building InspectionsWe are continuing to grow and improve our services. Our expansion to the east coast is a testament to our continued success.

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Friendly Building InspectionsWith our in-depth home inspection we will find every deficiency so you know exactly what it is your buying. Don't get stuck with a money pit!

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Certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors - Click here to verify.

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Friendly Building Inspections
You can contact us by filling out our contact form or by any of the following methods.

For Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and Lee counties and surrounding areas:
Office:  (941) 493-9949
Mobile: (941) 539-9248
Fax:       (941) 492-5840
Email:   Click here to email
4787 Neptune Road
Venice, Florida, 34293

For Ruidoso New Mexico and surrounding area
Main Phone: (575) 973-5307
Email:   Click here to email
1703 Sudderth Dr. # 194
Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345

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We are fully Certified, Licensed and Insured State License # HI4023, HI3181, CBC043209

Florida Home Inspections

We inspect thoroughly, very thoroughly!

We offer a wide range of professional home inspection services.

Friendly Building Inspections
  • Home Inspections: All home inspections are bottom to top and everything in between. Site, exterior, roofing, structural components, interior walls, doors, windows, ceilings and floors, cabinetry, appliances, and major systems: air conditioning/heating, electrical and plumbing. Mold, insects, and Chinese Drywall are part of our normal inspection.  A visual Mold Inspection included with all regular paid inspections. We also inspect pools and equipment, sprinklers, and outbuildings... All done to ASHI specifications.
  • Commercial Building Inspections: Structure and major systems inspection. These inspections are customized to your specific needs.
  • Manufactured Homes: Inspections include all items listed above for home inspections and include inspection of accessible undercarriage and tiedowns.
  • Condominium Inspections: All condominium inspections include walls, ceilings, flooring, appliances, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning/heating system, doors, windows, cabinetry and counters, etc...all done to ASHI specifications.
  • Insurance Inspections:
    • 4 Point Insurance Inspections
    • Windstorm Mitigation Inspections
  • Construction Inspections: Completed construction and ongoing projects tailored to your needs.
  • Chinese Drywall Inspections: Regular home inspections include inspection for Chinese Drywall. Homes built between 2005 and 2009 may have Chinese drywall present. Our inspection is visual and non-invasive and may indicate that labratory testing is necessary.
Friendly Building Inspections
We use Home Gauge Inspection Software click here to learn more

Service Areas

  • Florida Home Inspections: Sarasota, Charlotte,
    Manatee, Lee, Ruidoso, New Mexico and surrounding area!

    Sarasota, Longboat Key, Nokomis, Osprey, Venice, North Port, Englewood, Bradenton, Parrish, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Rotonda, Boca Grande, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Ruidoso, New Mexico, Fort Pierce, and all nearby areas.

Useful and Important Information

  • ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) associate: Member Number 245541.
  • Florida State Certified Building Contractor license CBC043209. We have over 30 years experience in all phases of construction, including residential, commercial, new construction, repairs and maintenance.
  • Inspections can usually be scheduled within 72 HOURS.
  • Inspection Reports are computer generated and printed on site immediately. Home Inspection Reports include digital photos indicating problem areas and complementary views.
  • Inspection Reports are posted on the Internet (usually within 12 hours) if desired and password protected.
  • Software used is HomeGauge www.homegauge.com/shgi/edpipkin .
  • We provide complete inspection services that meet or exceed the Guidelines and Standards of ASHI and NACHI.
  • We strictly adhere to ASHI and NACHI Standards of Ethics.
  • Visual MOLD inspections FREE with paid home inspection.
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