TIMELINE

From 1978 to 2018 — From pioneers to innovators

1978

Founded by Alan Carson and Bob Dunlop — performed home inspections

1980

First employee was hired

1980

Wrote Inspecting a House — published by Stoddart

1981

First Inspector hired

1988

Wrote and published the Home Reference Book

1989

Offered the Home Reference Book to other inspectors as a report writing system

1991

First home inspector training program offered

1995

Carson Dunlop Homeowners Association formed — our not-for-profit association for clients

1996

Pre-listing inspections introduced for sellers of homes

1997

CDW Engineering established — commercial inspections

1999

Partnered with the American Society of Home Inspectors in introducing the ASHI@HOME Training Program

2000

Home warranty introduced

2001

Manage My Home introduced — web/email based home management service

2003

Boulevard Property Inspection joined CD family

2004

Horizon Inspection Software introduced

2007

AtlasCare partnership — look after clients’ heating and cooling equipment.

2009

Become an NRCAN Service Organization to perform energy audits

2010

New Construction Inspection Program launched with Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors

2012

Home Verified program introduced — insurance claims history, etc. for homes

2013

Thermal imaging inspection introduced

2016

Insight introduced — apprenticeship/reference app for home inspectors

2017

Setter (formerly Homigo) partnership — concierge service for homeowners

2018

Home Care Plan introduced — long-term protection for homeowners

2018

40-year anniversary

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