CH Inspections

Licensed Home Inspectors in Des Plaines, IL

Licensed Home Inspectors in Des Plaines

CH Inspections is a family-owned and operated
company serving Des Plaines, IL and the surrounding communities.

We take pride in our work and strive to provide the most detailed and thorough home inspections available on the market. We use industry-leading equipment and techniques that allow us to see beyond a surface-level inspection.

Our easy-to-read inspection reports will give you the knowledge and confidence to make smart real estate decisions. Whether you’re purchasing a new home, selling a building, or simply want to understand the current condition of your property, we have you covered. We understand the magnitude of your investment and we provide a comprehensive evaluation to match.

We’re proud to provide home inspections to Des Plaines, IL, Park Ridge, Mount Prospect, Elk Grove, Morton Grove, Glenview, and the surrounding Chicagoland areas.

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    What is included in the scope of the service?

    Your Complete Property Inspection priceIncludes:

    • Thermal imaging scan.
    • Inspection report delivered within 24 hours.
    • Buildfax report delivery (if one is available) to see current and past building permits.
    • List of trusted local building contractors that can help tackle your future projects.
    • Home maintenance reminders and tips.
    • Discounted ancillary services.
    Home Inspector in Des Plaines, IL

    Client Testimonials

    I really appreciated how open they were to letting me ask questions throughout the inspection, and gave me alot to think about as I go with the closing process. Would definitely use them again!

    Cesar P.


    Julio was excellent!! He did a very thorough inspection and identified some problems we would never have seen but that could have cost us thousands or more to address! Very professional.

    Mike P.


    I can always expect thorough inspections from Julio. Always on time and extremely informative!

    James Lee


    Major Systems We Inspect

    Exterior and Roof

    Exterior: Siding, windows, doors, trim, walks, driveways, patios, deck, balconies, and yard drainage

    Roof: Roofing materials, chimney, flashing, roof structure, gutters, and vents


    Basement: Walls, floor, framing, sump pump(s), structural elements, and presence of moisture or water damage

    Crawlspace: Walls, drainage, vapor barrier, insulation, ventilation, and structural elements


    Age, type, condition, controls, efficiency, components, and gas leaks


    Age, type, condition, and operation (weather permitting)

    Electrical System

    Electric service panels, distribution panels, service entrance conductors, outlets, and safety devices


    Piping type, condition, delivery method, water heater, waste system type, fixture condition, and leak detection


    Type, condition, and operation


    Insulation, ventilation, roof structure, and presence of moisture or water damage


    Windows, doors, walls, and ceilings

    Thermal Imaging used for Home Inspection

    Thermal Imaging

    Using a thermal camera, we can identify property defects that are invisible to the naked eye.

    These include wood-destroying organisms, plumbing leaks, overheated electrical breakers and circuits, moisture intrusion, and energy loss. A thermal imaging review is included with every property inspection.

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    Julio Patino – InterNACHI certified home inspector in Des Plaines, IL

    Who We Are

    We are the new generation of home inspection professionals who go beyond the typical inspection checklist.

    Our Des Plaines home inspection team uses technology to your advantage, from our state-of-the-art Infrared cameras, drones, and circuit analyzers, smoke, carbon monoxide, and gas detectors to bore scope cameras and more!

    Our inspectors are certified through the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) and licensed by the State of Illinois. Our inspectors continue to learn and grow, staying on the cusp of educational and technological advancements. We’re not just inspectors, we’re dedicated to helping you understand your property inside and out.

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    Who We Work For

    The answer is simple- YOU!

    We are a family-run, minority-owned small business that strives to deliver industry-leading service while treating you like part of the family.

    With CH Inspections, you will never feel rushed or pressured. We always treat our clients with the utmost level of respect, no matter the property size or value. We don’t get paid when you buy the property so we have no interest in convincing you to do so; we observe and report our findings without bias.

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