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Mecklenburg County

Iredell County

Gaston County

Lincoln County

Catawba County

Including the metro areas of  Charlotte, Gastonia, Lake Norman, Hickory, and Statesville

Scott Bachman Owner/Inspector
North Carolina Licensed Home Inspector #2563
ASHI Certified Professional Inspector #245829
Certified Environmental Consultant  - #PLP10605  

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North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board Code of Ethics



(a) Licensees shall discharge their duties with fidelity to the public, their clients, and with fairness and impartiality to all.

(b) Opinions expressed by licensees shall only be based on their education, experience, and honest convictions.

(c) A licensee shall not disclose any information about the results of an inspection without the approval of the client for whom the inspection was performed, or the client’s designated representative.

(d) No licensee shall accept compensation or any other consideration from more than one interested party for the same service without the consent of all interested parties.

(e) No licensee shall accept or offer commissions or allowances, directly or indirectly, from other parties dealing with the client in connection with work for which the licensee is responsible.

(f) No licensee shall express, within the context of an inspection, an appraisal or opinion of the market value of the inspected property.

(g) Before the execution of a contract to perform a home inspection, a licensee shall disclose to the client any interest in a business that may affect the client. No licensee shall allow his or her interest in any business to affect the quality or results of the inspection work that the licensee may be called upon to perform.

(h) Licensees shall not engage in false or misleading advertising or otherwise misrepresent any matters to the public.


Detection Inspection, Inc. strictly adheres to the NCHILB Code of Ethics

ASHI’S Code of Ethics

1. Home Inspectors shall avoid conflicts of interest or activities that compromise, or appear to compromise, professional independence, objectivity, or inspection integrity.

A. Home Inspectors shall not inspect properties for compensation in which they have, or expect to have, a financial interest.

B. Home Inspectors shall not inspect properties under contingent arrangements whereby any compensation or future referrals are dependent on reported findings or on the sale of a property.

C. Home Inspectors shall not directly or indirectly compensate realty agents, or other parties having a financial interest in closing or settlement of real estate transactions, for the referral of inspections or for inclusion on a list of recommended home inspectors, preferred providers, or similar arrangements.

D. Home Inspectors shall not receive compensation for an inspection from more than one party unless agreed to by the client(s).

E. Home Inspectors shall not accept compensation, directly or indirectly, for recommending contractors, services, or products to inspection clients or other parties having an interest in inspected properties.

F. Home Inspectors shall not repair, replace, or upgrade, for compensation, systems or components covered by ASHI Standards of Practice, for one year after the inspection.


2. Inspectors shall act in good faith toward each client and other interested parties.

A. Home Inspectors shall perform services and express opinions based on genuine conviction and only within their areas of education, training, or experience.

B. Home Inspectors shall be objective in their reporting and not knowingly understate or overstate the significance of reported conditions.

C. Home Inspectors shall not disclose inspection results or client information without client approval. Home Inspectors, at their discretion, may disclose observed immediate safety hazards to occupants exposed to such hazards, when feasible.


3. Home Inspectors shall avoid activities that may harm the public, discredit themselves, or reduce public confidence in the profession.

A. Advertising, marketing, and promotion of inspectors' services or qualifications shall not be fraudulent, false, deceptive, or misleading.

B. Home Inspectors shall report substantive and willful violations of this Code to the Society.


Detection Inspection, Inc. strictly adheres to ASHI’S Code of Ethics


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