Your house is more than where you live.
It’s your home.

Whether you’re buying or selling, a professional home inspection can give you the peace of mind you need to make the right decision, and protect your most important investment.

Meet Your Local AmeriSpec Home Inspectors.

Joe Forgues, Ottawa Home Inspector.  A construction worker at the age 19, Joe has seen every aspect of home building; from framing to roofs, to trim finish, going through kitchen and bathroom installs. Joe also has had many years of experience in various home renovation and repair work; such as fixing leaky foundations, weeping tiles, and complete extensions. General Contractor, foreman, worker – he has seen every level of interaction with his co-workers, and clients.

Joe has always used his knowledge of construction to the benefit of his client. In 2014 he completed the AmeriSpec home inspector apprentice program and was certified by NBIEA, leading his peers throughout the process.

Joe is passionate about his career as a home inspector, and we are convinced you will appreciate his competence and friendly demeanour.

Joe is a Certified Inspector with National Building Inspectors and Experts Association (NBIEA). He is also a Certified Healthy Indoor Air Specialist and is WETT Certified.

Steve Fortin, Ottawa Home Inspector.  At a young age, Steve Fortin was introduced to the world of construction. Working side-by-side with his father, a great contractor, he learnt about the craft. Steve Fortin has over 20 years of experience in every aspect of construction from footings to roofing. He has also been the lead contractor on the construction of four houses.

In early 2000, Steve established a roofing company where he also gained valuable client service skills.

In 2007, with the support of his family, Steve returned to the classroom and became a home-inspector in the Outaouais region. Today, he has completed over a thousand home inspections and energy audits. This is a passion for Steve. His career allows him to meet new clients, see new homes and take on new challenges daily.

Steve is a Certified Inspector with the following associations: National Building Inspectors and Experts Association (NBIEA), and Conseil National de certification des inspecteurs Immobiliers. He is also a Certified Thermographer with the Infrared Training Center – FLIR Canada.

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Quality. Service. Value.

amerispec home inspector with clientFrom its inception in 1987 AmeriSpec quickly became North America’s leading home inspection service. In 1996, with our purchase by ServiceMaster, we became part of the largest and most trusted home service provider in the world. Today, the AmeriSpec name is the industry standard for quality, service and value. With over 75 franchise licences from coast to coast, AmeriSpec of Canada conducts more home inspections—and serves more satisfied customers—than anyone else in the country.

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Our commitment to you.

As a member of the ServiceMaster Team, AmeriSpec of Canada is committed to providing our customers with the very best service and most professional home inspections in the business.

Our inspectors are trained to meet or exceed the Standards of Practice of the Canadian Association of Home Inspectors—the highest standards in the industry. Our state-of-the-art, hands-on training ensures they know exactly what to look for with every inspection they carry out. And our trademark AmeriSpec Report—gives you the information you need to know about the true condition of any home—and how to maintain it.

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