My Qualifications

I am a member in good standing of the following Organizations.

  • American Society of Home Inspectors.  ASHI  #206797
  • California Real Estate Inspection Association  CREIA
  • International Core Council (ICC) Combination Dwelling Inspector #1053203-55
  • International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Professional Member
  • International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) Associate Member # 007309
  • Master CREIA Inspector #0028  
    The Master CREIA Inspector (MCI) designation is the highest rating that can be obtained through CREIA. 
    This designation is only given to those inspectors who have been members in good standing for at least two years, have obtained many hours of additional training and have been tested for knowledge above the already high standards set for the members of CREIA.
  • CREIA Board member from 2001 to 2010 (I was termed out)
  • CREIA Chairman of the Board 2006 - 2007
  • CREIA Chief financial officer 2004 - 2006 & 2007 - 2008 & 2010
  • Conference Committee Co-Chairman 2003-2006 & 2007 - 2008
  • CREIA Educational Committee Co-Chairman from 2001 - 2004
  • CREIA Inspector of the Year 2002
  • CREIA Co-Recipient of "The Chairman's Award" 2003
  • John Daly Award 2007
  • Founding Member and Chapter President of the Antelope Chapter of CREIA 2004

Free Home Systems Guide- Special Bonanza for March & April

Home Maintenance Guide-\

Get a Free Home Systems Guide by "Mr. Fix-it"  when you schedule an inspection during October and November. Just ask for it when scheduling. This home guide is pack full of how systems work and advice on maintaining your home. With over 250 drawings and simple explanations,  it is a must have book for putting together those "Honey Do" lists. 

New California Requirements

California new requirements on about Carbon Monoxide Detectors as of July 1st. 2011. Details of SB 183. This bill requires that a carbon monoxide device be installed in existing dwellings intended for human occupancy that have a fossil fuel burning appliance, fireplace, or an attached garage, provides that the exclusive remedy for failure to install a device is actual damages not to exceed $100, exclusive of any court costs and attorney’s fees, revises the statutory Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement to require the seller of a one-to-four residential property or manufactured home to make certain disclosures regarding carbon monoxide devices, smoke detectors, and water heaters, and requires the owner of a rental dwelling unit to maintain carbon monoxide devices in the units


Pacific West Home Inspections serves the following cities:

Home inspections and commercia inspections in Valencia, Castaic, Newhall, Saugus, Canyon Country, Agua Dulce, Santa Clarita, Acton, Altadena, Burbank, Chatsworth, Canoga Park, Calabasas, Encino, Glendale, Granada Hills, La Crescenta, Los Angeles, Lanscaster, La Canada Flintridge, Mission Hills, Montrose, North Hills, North Hollywood, Panorama City, Pacoima, Porter Ranch, Reseda, Stevenson Ranch, Sylmar, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita, Studio City, South Pasadena, Sun Valley, Sunland, San Marino, Sherman Oaks, Sierra Madre, San Fernando, Tarzana, Toluca Lake, Tujunga, Van Nuys, Valley Village, Lake Balboa, West Hollywood, West Hills, Winnetka, Woodland Hills.