I received very thorough, well-laid-out, well-photographed, comprehensive inspection report. The best of numerous such reports I have seen. – Jonathan G. 5/29/2014¬† (RateaBiz)
Dave Boyd stands behind his work. A good honest company.-Liz G; Eugene, OR. ;0 friends; 5 reviews (Yelp)
Why Hire Me For Your Home Inspection?
For home sellers, a property¬†inspection is an excellent sales tool as a thorough inspection will lay out for home buyers exactly what they are buying and allows you to justify the asking price. For home buyers, many times you will recover the cost of the¬†home inspection, sometimes multiples of that cost, when home defects are demonstrated by a knowledgeable property inspector.¬†Of course you will¬†receive¬†a thorough¬†inspection report with pictures and explanations of all defects to present the home seller.¬†This information can be leveraged during price negotiations.¬† ¬† I offer single family home inspections,¬†multifamily property inspections, commercial property inspections and specialty home inspections including radon, wood destroying organisms, otherwise known as pest and dry rot, and mold inspections. I am fully insured, bonded and licensed to perform VA/FHA inspections as required by lenders in Oregon and I am available 7 days a week. ¬† Every Whole House Inspection includes evaluation of all systems from the roof to the crawl space and all major systems in between (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Structural). I create an easy to understand inspection report with color photos and an easy to read summary and I deliver the report over the Internet to anywhere in the world upon your request within 24-48 hours. I live¬†in Veneta,¬†and although I provide outstanding service and value within¬†the Eugene and Springfield metro areas,¬†I also¬†provide thorough, professional & economical inspection services throughout Oregon on and around the Interstate 5 corridor. I use HomeGauge inspection software to generate a professional inspection report with a password protected link for viewing. I do all inspections under the Powder Valley banner thus making sure consistent quality is delivered every time.¬† After all, this is my business and my livelihood. It is my passion to expand and improve my knowledge base on all facets of construction and inspection methods.¬† To this end, I am continually in class.¬† I am cost competitive, not only¬†in the Veneta, Crow, Elmira, Noti, Cheshire, Monroe and the Eugene/Springfield areas, but throughout my service area as¬†defined above and which includes Roseburg, Junction City, Corvallis, Harrisburg, Cottage Grove, Creswell, Florence, Albany, Salem, Brownsville, Sweethome and more.¬†To see the cost of an inspection click on:“Schedule Inspection Appointment”.¬† I am a full service provider for the following inspection categories/tests:
- Wood Destroying Organisms (Pest and Dryrot)
- ¬†Water (Bacteria and Lead)
- ¬†Whole House Inspection
- ¬†Multifamily Home Inspections
- ¬†Commercial Inspections
- ¬†FHA/HUD/VA Manufactured Home Foundation Certification Design Services
My Qualifications: I have performed all phases of home construction while buying, repairing/remodeling or performing additional new construction then selling homes over a period of 20+ years. I also have worked 5 years in the home construction business primarily in framing and foundation construction. My 25 years in the electrical engineering profession brings an engineers discipline to the evaluation of potential problems. I am a member in good standing with the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. See certifications below. Graduate of Oregon State University (Bachelor of Science-Agriculture and Resource Economics, 1978) and Oregon Institute of Technology (Associate of Science-Electronics Engineering Technology, 1983).
¬† ¬† ¬† Sample Pre-Inspection Agreement¬†
Hi! I am Dave Boyd with Powder Valley Home Inspections,LLC.¬† If you are searching for a¬†home inspector, I understand that you have many choices. That is why I would like to explain to you why I am the best choice for your property inspector. I realize that this home, or building, you are purchasing is a huge investment, and it is my job to do my best to protect you from major defects. My goal is to be prepared when I arrive at the home and to be proud to represent you. I will record all my findings for you, help you understand the implications of the findings, and direct you as necessary to a corrective resolution. My report is computer generated with digital pictures, and arrows pointing to any problems. The report is clear and easy to understand. I will make every effort to discover and report any defects or areas of concern to you. After you review your inspection report, you will feel confident that I was thorough and had your best interest in mind. Of course I am bonded and insured for your protection as required by the state of Oregon.¬† For personalized service, please call me now to schedule an appointment, or go to my online calendar and schedule an appointment at your convenience. Remember, KNOWLEDGE IS THE KEY TO YOUR HOME! ¬† Thank you.
Dave Boyd-Powder Valley Home Inspections,LLC CCB# 193330/OCHI 1378