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THE BASICS: 

Louis Kovacs, Certified Professional Inspector (CPI)                                NACHI ID #16071241

  • Officially Open 2016, Offices located:  Chino and Big Bear!
  • SERVICE AREA”, “HOURS & INFO” at very bottom of page

MISSION STATEMENT:

  1. Provide responsible, quality inspection services utilizing superior methods & expertise;
  2. Create a friendly but safe-working environment;
  3. Educate the client on the operational aspects of their new home;
  4. Effectively communicate safety related findings and / or major defects;
  5. Delivery of finished product (The Report) in a timely fashion;
  6. Develop and maintain long-term relationships with satisfied clients.

VISION STATEMENT:

  • Continue to expand our services and resources to meet the important needs of our clients.

EDUCATION: 

  • Master Business Administration MBA)
  • Master of Science (MAS)

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma Black Belt
  • Certified Professional Inspector (InterNACHI)
    • Residential & Commercial
  • Level I Thermographer
  • Mold Inspector – Indoor Air Quality
  • Department of Energy – Home Energy Score Assessor
  • California Energy Commission – Home Energy Rater (CalCERTS) ID #CC2018018
    • Residential Alterations, Newly Constructed Homes, Non-Residential, and RCA
    • Solar
  • SewerScan – Underground piping inspections
  • FAA UAV Pilot (Drone)
  • OSHA 30 hour – Occupational Safety & Health – General Industry
  • OSHA 30 hour – Occupational Safety & Health – Construction

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Started career in my early teens working construction jobs for my uncle (Licensed Building Contractor) before joining military for a several years. Afterwards…
  •  I acquired 35 + years in the aerospace maintenance & engineering fields to include: Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Maintenance Management, Technical Training, Technical Publications, Safety Management and more.
  • In 2013, I started to consider Home Inspection as a business and decided to pursue this field in 2014. By the following year I had fulfilled the requirements and have been adding to those credentials ever since.
  • Current property owner and landlord.

BASIC LIST OF SERVICES: (See detailed list on our “Description of Services” page)

  • Residential & Commercial building inspections
    • Single Family, Multi-Family homes, Townhouses, Duplex, Condo’s, Log Cabins, Mobile homes, Manufactured homes;
    • Whole house or subsystem (special) inspections available
  • “Move-In-Ready” inspection (typically paid for by owner or agent to expedite sales);
  • Annual Home Maintenance, 4-Point, or 11-Month Warranty inspections;
  • Home Energy Score Assessments;
    • A “Department of Energy” program
  • Field Verification & Diagnostic testing: HVAC Ducts, Air Infiltration (Blower Door), AC Condenser Refrigerant levels and fan watt draw checks;
    • A “California Energy Commission” program
  • Solar power performance analysis
  • Sewer line inspection (house to septic or city main);
  • Indoor Air Quality (mold) inspection and consulting;
  • Infrared (Thermal Imaging) Services (moisture intrusion, systems analysis, etc.);
  • Repair Verification Services;
  • MORE – See detailed list on our “Description of Services” page!

SERVICE AREAS:

  • Chino: approximate 75 mile radius
  • Big Bear: approximate 50 mile radius
    • Note: Service areas may be extended beyond those listed here on a case-by-case basis.
    • Hours of operations are approximate, times may be extended provided there is enough daylight to complete the outside portion of the inspection.