|The American Society of Home Inspectors®
The American Society of Home Inspectors®,
(ASHI) is a not-for-profit professional society established in 1976
whose volunteer membership consists of private, fee-paid home and
building inspectors. ASHI's objectives include promotion of excellence
within the profession and continual improvement of it's members
inspection services to the public.
Inspections preformed to these guidelines are intended to provide
the client with a better understanding of the property conditions,
as observed at the time of the inspection.
To be a certified member of ASHI, the inspector demonstrates their
proficiency by performing no fewer than 250 fee-paid inspections
in accordance with the ASHI Standards of Practice; they have also
passed a series of written examinations testing their knowledge
of residential construction, inspection techniques, report-writing,
and ASHI Standards of Practice of Code of Ethics.
Membership in the American Society of Home Inspectors®
is an earned credential, and the best evidence of an inspector's
competence and professionalism.