Meet Steven Butts, CD, CHI, CWI, CWS

Steve Butts

Choosing the right home inspector can be difficult. Unlike most professionals, you probably will not get to meet me until after you hire me. Furthermore, different inspectors have varying qualifications, equipment, experience, reporting methods, and yes, different pricing. One thing for sure is that a home inspection requires work, a lot of work. Ultimately a thorough inspection depends heavily on the individual inspector’s own effort. If you honour me by permitting me to inspect your new home, I guarantee that I will give you my very best effort.

"I will inform you up front if I think the inspection you need is beyond my qualifications, saving you time and money. I feel it is of the utmost importance that you get the service you are paying for so if I can't give you that service, I will tell you so". - Steve


  • Member in good standing of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI)
  • NACHI’s Inspector Examination
  • NACHI’s Inspection Exams
  • Completed NACHI’s Code of Ethics Course
  • Follow NACHI’s Standard of Practice
  • Steve Butts, with Home Select Inspections Inc. is certified with the International Assocition of Certified Home Inspectors.Passed the OAHI Defect Recognition Course
  • Graduate of the Carson Dunlop Engineering Home Inspection Program
  • Graduate of the George Brown College Heating Inspection Course
  • Graduate of the Ontario Building Code
  • Certified WETT (Wood Energy Technical Training) Inspector
  • Certified in Construction Management
  • Certified Well Sampler (CWS)
  • Qualified Commercial Inspector
  • Continually upgrading his education in the building and inspection industry
  • Available every day of the week
  • Can be your consultant for as long as you own the home
  • Provide comprehensive electronic inspection reports, with photos

Home Select Inspections Inc. carries comprehensive Errors & Omissions and Liability Insurance.

Home Select Inspections Inc. provides premiere home inspection services.

The average three hour inspection for a typical 2000 square foot single family residence consists of a non-invasive visual assessment of the current condition and past performance of the systems of a typical house.

Full Inspection Includes:

  • Roof, vents, flashings, and trim
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations
  • Decks, porches, walkways, and railings
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
  • Grading and drainage
  • Basement, foundation and crawlspace
  • Water penetration and foundation movement
  • Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets
  • Main disconnect and service amperage
  • Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers
  • Heating & cooling systems
  • Main water shut off valves
  • Water heating system
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia
  • Electrical service line and meter box
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
  • Grounding and bonding
  • GFCI’s
  • Fireplace damper door and hearth
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • And much more!

NOTE: I include sheds and detached garages in the inspection, however larger utility buildings & barns are not part of the inspection.

I request that you accompany me on the less dangerous portions of the inspection, it can be a fabulous education about your house. The preliminary report summary is reviewed and given to you upon completion of the inspection and a comprehensive and easy to read electronic report is provided within 24hrs, you may also wish to receive the report in printed copy or on CD.

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