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Answers to home buyer's concerns from inspectors who listen.    (click for free info)    THANK YOU for viewing HankeyandBrown.com.

Our    Mission:

Listen carefully to your inspection needs. 
Provide valuable information and services tailored to meet those needs.
We explain the benefits and limitations of ASHI® inspections.

Hire the most experienced Minnesota home inspector available! Home buying involves potential risks. You need an ASHI® Certified Inspector. We've helped thousands home buyers by reporting adverse conditions and by recommending reasonable repairs and upgrades.  We promise to use our experience, ethics, and training to provide top service and reduce the potential for undisclosed risks.  From first time home buyers to executive luxury homes, put our experience to work for you.   We also offer Infrared Thermography and Radon Tests  (optional for additional fees). 

 

To order an home inspection, call 952 829-0044, or submit the form on the bottom of the page.   We recommend you request a 5 business day inspection deadline in your offer (inspection contingency). 

You benefit from our 43 years experience in home inspections.    We have inspected houses similar to the one you're considering. We're the most experienced ASHI® Certified Inspectors in Minnesota. (Inspector's credentials)  

We have done home inspections in the Twin Cities since 1975 and have obtain considerable information about the communities we serve.  Click on a underlined city name for more information about home buying in that community:  More web pages are being developed.

Eden Prairie        Edina     Minnetonka     Minneapolis    St. Paul    Bloomington    Richfield

Plymouth           Mound    Wayzata        Maple Grove   Chaska     Chanhassen    Orono

St. Louis Park     Hopkins   Burnsville       Shakopee      Blaine        Fridley          Carver

Champlin            Eagan    Apple Valley    Savage         Brooklyn Center            Robbinsdale

Brooklyn Park     Crystal    New Hope       Golden Valley           
       
Read what our customers say about us.  Their ratings have made us the most awarded home inspectors in the Twin Cities.  We also consult on Wet Basements,  Ice Dams, and Moisture Intrusion.

 

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We are ASHI Certified  Inspectors (ACI).    Roger Hankey is a  National Environmental Health Association - National Radon Proficiency Program certified Radon Measurement professionalNRPP ID 105728RT.  See the latest StarTribune article on radon in Twin Cities homes. We have found elevated levels of radon in numerous Twin Cities homes. 

 

"Before We Speak House, We LISTEN." We include YOUR concerns in the inspection. We understand you don't buy a house often or are buying your first home.  We take 3-4 hours to inspect the house.  We check how the house has handled Minnesota climate stresses, look for energy efficiency opportunities, and do carbon monoxide tests.    
Ask us a question.   
 This site includes  "Troubled Houses" - The home owners information resource.  (plus Photos of the Month.) 
Also see our tips on home buying at Buyer & Agent information.

Your questions are answered at an on-site briefing.   We explain our findings and offer maintenance tips.   We also do Radon Tests & Moisture Investigations and provide inspection consulting services on other issues including ice dams and wet basements for buyers, sellers, and property owners.   Now offering infrared camera thermal imaging service for both residential and industrial customers.  See HUD's "Ten questions to ask your home inspector."   NEW! Subscribe to our monthly memo on home buying and home maintenance.

 

      

Click here to read ASHI® Reporter articles written by Roger Hankey, a national authority on home inspections.  Roger has taught home inspection classes across the US and held many leadership positions in ASHI.  He is the most senior member of ASHI in Minnesota and received the first ASHI President's award in 1989 for his leadership on the ASHI Standards.  Roger also has written and reviewed articles for inspectapedia.com.   Home inspection is a humbling task requiring a curiosity and mindfulness.  We try to learn from each assignment and share the benefits of those lessons with you.  Some of those lessons can be found on our Troubled Houses page.

We serve all of the Twin Cities area from our office in Eden Prairie, MN .  We also inspect commercial buildings such as small retail facilities and apartment buildings.