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5 Star Reviews

One of the most professional organization we’ve ever worked with. We used them twice as we shopped for our first home. The inspections are very detailed and the inspectors are top notch […] They spent time to explain the homes systems and point out any areas of interest. Stop shopping around for inspectors, these guys dominate the market.

Austin, 2/4/2018

5 Star Reviews

HomeKey leaves no stone unturned!  We spent about a half a day and got an 80 page report detailing many issues.  The real estate agent even commented that she had never seen such a thorough inspection […] You get what you pay for.

Jim, 4/11/2018

The 3-4 hours of inspection [was] an education for me since I now know where to look for potential problems. His report was detailed with pictures highlighting all the issues. His report listed all the issues found with the severity level (major/minor). Based on his findings , we managed to get credit from the seller to fix the major issues in the home.


“HomeKey Inspections is simply outstanding. Starting with Jenn, she was exceptionally courteous and very prompt and proactive in making appointments and keeping things on track. The inspectors were about as thorough as it gets. This was above and beyond normal service. The report was very long and detailed, with pictures of any deficiencies. I am so glad I used HomeKey Inspections.


These guys are the best at what they do, they will tell you the ins and outs of any home, and help you make the final decision on a home your interested in. Our inspector did a phenomenal job, very friendly and personable, highly recommend!


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Purchasing a home can be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. We’re here to help.  

Our number one goal is to give our clients the knowledge and resources they need to be in the best position possible when it comes to buying or selling a home. Our inspectors are professionally trained beyond the state standards, fully licensed and AHIT certified, utilizing the latest tools and technology to provide an excellent inspection service for every client, every time! Inspection reports include photos/videos of problems found along with helpful illustrations and are sent soon after the inspection. We’ve seen it all, from the best to the worst, so rest assured that you’ll find yourself in good hands with HomeKey Inspections. Book an inspection today and find out why we are one of the top-rated inspection companies in the area!

We offer inspection services in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C and Texas. 

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Meet the Team

Ian McNaught
Ian McNaught
ASHI Certified Inspector (ACI), Virginia Licensed Inspector, Radon Measurement Specialist

Ian is the principal inspector at Excel Inspections, he performs inspections but is also responsible training and leading the rest of the inspection team. Read more

Darren Melnar
Darren Melnar
ASHI certified Inspector (ACI), Texas Licensed Inspector, Radon Measurement Specialist

Darren is the principal inspector of the Austin Texas branch of HomeKey Inspections. He is an ASHI certified inspector, AHIT certified and fully licensed in Texas, Virginia and Maryland as a home inspector. Read more

Wolfgang Tatschl
Wolfgang Tatschl
Virginia Licensed Home Inspector, AHIT Certified Inspector, Radon Measurement Specialist

Wolfgang has excellent attention to detail and, from his previous line of work, excellent communication skills. He is highly rated and continues to uphold the Excel standards of quality and excellence. Read more

Sebastian Aste
Virginia Licensed Home Inspector, AHIT Certified Inspector

Sebastian’s previous experience in a field that required excellent communication, as well as his ability to speak fluently in English and Spanish, has made him a great member of our inspection team.Read more

Jenn Solee
Jennifer Solee
Office Manager, Radon Measurement Specialist

Jennifer is our office manager. She has been with Excel Inspections since 2014. Read more

Chad Winchell
Virginia and Maryland Licensed Home Inspector, AHIT Certified Inspector

Chad has previous experience in the field of residential construction. He owned and operated a flooring company for 13 years and worked several years as a general contractor. Read more