Shopping for an Oregon Certified Home Inspector?

Welcome to HouseGeek: Jeff Strang, Oregon Certified Home Inspector #1409, based in NE Portland. In business since 2010. Highly experienced, knowledgeable and personable.

Certifications, licenses, and experience:

  • Home remodeling and repair contractor, 1993-2004
  • City of Portland Housing Inspector, 2005-2009
  • Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) license #189905 (find info about any real-property contractor here)
  • Oregon Environmental Health Specialist (worked at Multnomah County, 2010-2018)
  • Oregon Inspector Certification, Oregon Building Inspector (Commercial and Residential), Oregon Residential Plumbing Inspector, Oregon Residential Electrical Inspector
  • Healthy Homes Specialist (National Environmental Health Association)
  • Radon measurement provider (certified by National Radon Proficiency Program)
  • Oregon Lead Risk Assessor (includes Lead Paint Inspector)
  • IDEAS Home Modifications Practitioner Certificate

Fee: $250 per dwelling unit, plus $0.05 per square foot of floor space, plus $50 if the dwelling to be inspected includes a crawl space, plus $2/mile 1-way distance from my office (1137 NE Beech St., Portland, OR). Radon test (48 hours): $75 if included with home inspection; $100 plus $4/mile 1-way distance from office for radon test only. Additional charge if travel distance exceeds 20 miles.

Product: Comprehensive home inspection report available within 24 hours of inspection, with photos of problem areas; see Sample Report tab. Radon test: results of 48-hour test available within 24 hours of monitor pickup.

Call me at 503-752-9494 or e-mail jeff@housegeek.biz to schedule a home inspection or to ask questions. I also do specific, limited inspections, such as crawl spaces or roofs only, or reinspection after work to correct problems identified in original home inspection.