Carson Dunlop home inspections provide unique value to homebuyers, sellers and owners. We are a consulting engineering firm, and Canada’s oldest and largest home inspection firm. Our experienced, efficient and friendly home inspectors are backed by over 40 years of experience. Our clear, image-rich inspection reports are the best in the industry. In fact, our knowledge and uncompromising standards have become the benchmark for our profession. We literally wrote the book on home inspection.

The Home Reference Book, encyclopedia of homes - Carson Dunlop

“Our goal is to help clients stay warm, safe and dry, and enjoy a great homeownership experience.”

Alan Carson, CEO of Carson Dunlop


  • Canada’s oldest and largest home inspection firm
  • A leader in the home inspection industry
  • 43 years of experience
  • Fast and easy booking — often within 24 hours
  • 16 experienced inspectors, including engineers
  • Outstanding reports delivered same day
  • Clients are encouraged to accompany the inspector
  • Ongoing support for as long as you own your home
  • Lots of value-added features including a copy of The Home Reference Book, $200 in-home repair and heating and cooling tune-ups, gift cards, RecallChek
  • Access to Specialty inspection services like mould, asbestos, sewer video scans, etc.

SUpporting the entire profession

Carson Dunlop is the only consulting engineering firm in North America dedicated to all aspects of the building inspection profession. We not only perform home inspections, we also inspect commercial buildings, train home inspectors and provide state-of-the-art inspection software for the industry.

We have helped shape the home inspection industry and continue to innovate to take care of our clients and advance the profession.


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Illustration of the Day

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!
Carson Dunlop - Home Inspection Illustration of the Day

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