CARSON DUNLOP —
THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN HOME INSPECTION
We are so glad we took our agents suggestion to have Gordon Mathieu do our inspection on our less then perfect house before we listed. Our agent told us that he is the only inspector she would use when listing a house. Gordon knew exactly what to included about our home and what he did not have to include in the report. It made selling the house easy and we got over asking. We purchased a home which also has an inspection completed by a different inspector at Carson and Dunlop - it was tougher and more detailed on the home and outlined issues for us to address with the seller.
02:18 29 Apr 21
Thank you for your great and informative home inspection. Lee David couldn't have been more helpful during the whole inspection and gave us the piece of mind to proceed with the purchase. Thank you very much Lee David and the Carson Dunlop Team!
16:26 16 Jul 18
My buyer clients made an offer on the property that was conditional on a home inspection of the new build property. The new-build inspector from Carson Dunlop carried out an inspection of the house, some minor issues were noted and the sellers were able to resolve them. This process led my buyers to feel confident in waiving the inspection condition and purchasing their dream home. Very happy clients and agent. Thank you.
14:47 29 Mar 21
Great service! Was referred to us by our agent.I really commend one of your inspectors Hal Woolley for doing the inspection of our new home. He was very informative and knowledgeable. He had great attention to detail. He walked us through step by step on things we should monitor, the do's and dont's in the household even though he was busy inspecting our house at the same time. It felt like a learning curve for us especially I do not know much about what to look for within a home. He made sure to address critical issues in our next home and provided us professional solutions and recommendations. He readily answered our questions as well and made us involve with the entire inspection process. Definitely outstanding service and love love the household bible book that he gave me as it provided me more information on how to maintain and take care of our home. Very detailed inspection report! plus plus 10 for great service! More than what we expected ! highly recommended!
Rosebelle Morada Ibiaz
03:22 22 Jun 18
It was a wonderful experience. the home inspector was very professional and explained the report to us in a clear manner. I would highly recommend them again.
14:53 10 Mar 21
Great service, very knowledgeable, and professional!
02:47 03 Jun 16
Everything is fantastic they are great to learn with lots of good help
18:41 11 Feb 21
I've had the pleasure of the assistance from Carson Dunlop, twice before. Recently, in the throws of a bidding war, my real-estate agent suggested we wave an inspection in order to have a better chance at the bid. I told him "no, we may need to find another place, because I won't go ahead without Carson Dunlop going through it first."
01:41 02 Jun 16
I've done a lot of work with Gordon Mathieu and I've always had very good service. He's professional, very knowledgeable and he explains everything clearly to my clients, he puts them at ease. By the time the inspection is done, my clients feel they understand the property they are about to buy. That's very important to me. The rest like the call back on the appliances, the waste pipe inspection are very nice to have too.
14:28 08 Jan 21
Excellent, thorough and professional.Carson Dunlop was highly recommended by both our real estate agent and a family friend. The inspection was very thorough and the overall experience was great. Would definitely recommend to anyone needing a home inspection.
15:32 01 Jun 16
Great company and service! Will recommend it to anyone that needs an inspection.They were able to provide their service and accommodate to my schedule needs in no time.
17:30 08 Dec 20
We had a great experience with Carson Dunlop. Sheila was fantastic, helpful, informative and put our minds at ease. We will be using them on our next inspection!
11:05 01 Jun 16
We used Carson Dunlop since the inspector, Josh, was highly recommended. He was very thorough and took his time explaining things. Was easy to contact and continued to answer my questions after the inspection.
17:37 04 Dec 20
I've been dealing with the folks at Carson Dunlop for over 10 years now. I have had nothing but great service from them in every transaction and they always manage to exceed my expectations. I refer other professionals whenever I have an opportunity and they are always thankful. Well done!
16:37 31 May 16
Carson Dunlop make home inspections easy. From scheduling to follow-up they were very professional. Report was of high quality, very well detailed. Would highly recommend Carson Dunlop to anyone needing inspection services
19:45 06 Oct 20
We used Carson Dunlop when buying our first home. Leigh was wonderful and explained everything we needed to know about our home in a language that we understood. I highly recommend them to anyone buying a home.
13:45 31 May 16
First of all Josh Natovitch is an amazing guy. He took the time to explain everything on site. He was very knowledgeable, and was open to me asking questions. On top of this he gave advice and tips that were beyond the requirements. Because of Josh, I learned more about home maintenance than I had in years, and allowed me to feel comfortable closing on the house. If I ever can get asked by someone for a home inspector I WILL be recommending Josh specifically. From what I have heard, inspectors can vary in "quality". Carson Dunlop... Josh should be treated like gold. He blew us away. As for the service in general. The appointment was booked and attended almost within 24 hours, and the report within 8 hours of finishing the inspection. The quality of the report was above expectations.You guys do a great job.Thank you Carson Dunlop, and specifically Josh.
14:09 31 Aug 20
Both my home and business properties were inspected by Carson Dunlop. The inspection reports were very thorough yet easy to read. CD also provided me with a historical review of my commercial property and neighbourhood; information I would have never thought to search for on my own.The Inspector reviewed the issues (and we had some) and discussed my options for repair and cost. This helped me to renegotiate the purchase price with the seller. Six years after purchase, a leak developed in my basement on the adjoining side with my neighbour. I reached out to Carson Dunlop and at no extra charge, they helped determine the problem was associated with my neighbour’s property. Their recommendations saved me time and money making them truly a partner I can rely on time and time again.I strongly recommend them to anyone looking for a home inspection.
19:49 30 May 16
The home inspectors was very friendly, professional and patiently explained everything he saw in great detail. Not only did he share us his thoughts on safety or other concerns but ways to correct them as well as weighted importance as to when and what needed to be fixed first. Definitely the best money spent on a home inspection. I would definitely recommend and use Carson Dunlop again.
15:28 30 Jul 20
I have had nothing but the greatest experiences with Carson Dunlop over the past 30+ years and many, many inspections. They are extremely knowledgeable and conscientious.On those rare occasions when there was a problem, usually due to the inspectors not having X-ray vision or outside the scope of the inspection they were very quick to offer a solution even years later.I will never have anyone but Carson Dunlop do an inspection for me.
19:44 30 May 16
Our inspector from Carson Dunlop was Walter Collodel. He was prompt and prepared during the house inspection. He was very detailed and very clear when providing answers to my questions. We are very happy of the service we got from Walter and Carson Dunlop. Thank you.
13:38 19 Jul 20
Very professional and thorough. I recommend Carson Dunlop to anyone buying a home.
18:19 30 May 16
My agent booked the service online. Inspector arrived at the premise on time. Inspection was carried out very professionally. The report provided is easy to navigate. There’s a free recall report which gives me additional peace of mind. I’d definitely recommend Carlson Dunlop to anyone who needs a home inspection.
14:14 15 Jun 20
I have dealt with Carson Dunlop on many occasions over the past 25 years. They have always been consummate professionals. I have recommended them to family members, friends and business associates and have never received anything but thanks and positive comments. There is a good reason why they have endured and flourished in a challenging industry.
18:12 30 May 16
Very professional, complete, detailed ... and friendly too! Despite the difficulty in finding the time to do work (before presenting our offer on the house), they went the extra mile and squeezed us in. Everyone was friendly - including the staff - and the final report was very well documented/explained. Great job!
Valerie and Chris Morin
13:41 22 Mar 20
I felt well informed and more knowledgeable about going into my first home purchase after the home inspection. I really appreciate our inspector taking the time to thoroughly go over everything with me and letting me follow so closely to learn.
18:19 16 Mar 20
I have used Carson Dunlop many, many times over the years both with my Buyer Clients and my Seller Clients. They provide predictably good quality, professional Inspections and thorough Reports. As well, they are always willing to discuss their Report not only with the Client, but also others interested in the property when I have had a pre-Listing Inspection. Their name is synonymous with quality & reliability. When you have a Carson Dunlop Inspection, then you have peace of mind.
SHAWN VENASSE - Sales Representative
22:06 14 Apr 21
I used them to inspect a home I was buying. The inspection was done by a gentleman name Jim Gibson. He was great! Super knowledgeable, took his time and checked out the home. I loved that he didn't rush and went above and beyond with explanation. Hard to find service like this nowadays IMO. If you don't want to stress or second guess your choice I would go with Carson Dunlop
20:27 17 Mar 21
Engineer Gordon Mathieu, with Carson Dunlop, recently inspected a house we had put an offer on. Gordon was extremely professional. He did not rush through the inspection or his verbal explanations of the intricate electrical, plumbing and heating systems. Gordon has years of experience and it shows in the quality of his work and his great communication skills. It was a pleasure working with him.
03:18 16 Feb 21
Sheila was warm, cordial and efficient. A huge asset to your team. We did the home inspection before we confirmed an agent. Of the 3 agents we interviewed all 3 use and highly recommend Carson & Dunlop.
15:38 03 Feb 21
Thorough inspection and patient explanations of issues. An invaluable service when purchasing a home!
01:10 10 Dec 20
Josh was excellent. Thorough, clear and friendly. Highly recommend.
18:32 04 Dec 20
17:01 22 Oct 20
Professional, patient and polite。 Very impressive! Worth the money.
05:05 04 Oct 20
Being able to call a single inspector to come view not only a rural home but also test the septic system and well made a huge difference in our timeline to purchase our new home. I am impressed not only with the attention to detail in the final report, but also the time our inspector took to explain and highlight things about the home throughout the inspection. I highly recommend Carson Dunlop for real estate inspections.
23:58 22 Aug 20
Josh was an absolute pleasure to work with. We loved his approach and attention to detail. Josh recognized we were first-time home buyers and took the time to explain everything to us. He helped navigate areas that we need to look into further while answering all the questions we had. I would definitely recommend Josh and Carson Dunlap.
02:16 29 Jul 20
We put a conditional offer on a house and needed to have an inspection completed within 5 business days. We called up Carson Dunlop based on our real estate agents advice, and found that booking an appointment was super easy and quick. They sent through the terms and conditions and receipt within minutes of my first phone call.We had Sheila as our inspector, and she was prompt, and very friendly. She also was very thorough and despite COVID-19, did a quick walk-through the house with us, to identify any issues/ concerns/ and possible maintenance required in the future. She also flagged possible future concerns and offered that we could call her up when we move in if we have any further questions / concerns.Overall, we are very happy with our experience with Carson Dunlop and would happily recommend them to family and friends.
18:26 24 Jun 20
Scott is a fantastic home inspector. He is knowledgeable and also patiently explained the theory and the implications behind identified issues. Would use your services again and recommend your company and Scott to others.
As Canada’s oldest and largest home inspection company, Carson Dunlop has performed over 150,000 home inspections in the Greater Toronto Area. All of our experienced home inspectors go through our in-depth Training Program, which has been recognized by top industry associations and colleges.*
With a Carson Dunlop home inspection, you will learn everything you need to know about the condition of your home from a name you can trust.
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About Carson Dunlop
To improve our clients’ lives
What we do
We are in the communication business. We happen to perform inspections.
We help our HOME INSPECTION clients
Stay warm, safe and dry at home
Make great decisions about their home
Respect – professional, collaborative, easy to work with
Innovation – extraordinary value in elegantly simple ways
Passion – customer service excellence, continuous improvement
We want to create a great place to work so we can do great work.
We help each other so we can help our clients.
There when you need us
We are passionate about helping you stay warm, safe and dry and get the most out of your homeownership experience. We are committed to your well-being from the time you first buy the home, while you live there and even through the selling process. Homes are complicated; we simplify things. We are there when you need us.
Our inspectors look for thousands of different conditions in homes. These images provide a glimpse into a home inspector’s head. You can also expect to find them embedded in your inspection report to make understanding your property a little easier. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words!