Big Island Inspection Service! Hawaii Home Inspectors
Hawaii's #1 Home Inspector

Invest With Confidence when you buy in Hawaii!

Before you sign that contract, have your home, building or property inspected by the #1 Home Inspection Service serving Kailua Kona and all of the Big Island.

Big Island Inspection Services will review the condition of all major systems on the property and notify you of any significant problems before you buy, so you can avoid unpleasant surprises afterward. Our thorough inspection will allow you to become familiar with the property you are planning to buy. You will learn how it was built, maintained and what to expect in terms of repairs. This is a chance to really find out what you are buying. If any significant problems are discovered during the inspection, you have the opportunity, in advance, to decide what your options are to correct the deficiencies, avoiding any last minute surprises or delays.

 The Detailed Inspection and Written Report Includes:
  • Condition of roof and roof components.
  • Structural condition of foundations, floors, and walls.
  • Water drainage and control around the house.
  • Exterior walls, sidewalks, driveways and patios.
  • Interior walls, ceilings, floors, windows, and doors.
  • Electrical service equipment, grounding, main over-current devices, main and distribution panels, etc.
  • Condition of water heater, water system, and sewer system.
  • Functional testing of all plumbing fixtures and most appliances.
  • Recommendations for maintenance and care of property.
  • Unbiased, detailed, and comprehensive reporting.

Big Island Inspection Services has been serving the Big Island Community since 1987. Buyers and sellers have relied on our professional judgment in situations that demand a knowledgeable, detailed, and unbiased professional building inspection. A Licensed General Contractor with 23 years of construction experience and 28 years of inspection experience in Hawaii, Chuck Cartwright is the Island's most experienced and knowledgeable building inspector, having performed over 12,500 inspections.

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The American Society of Home Inspectors, (ASHI), formed in 1976 as a non-profit voluntary professional society, has developed formal inspection guidelines, a professional code of ethics, and gives consumers an assurance of quality and professionalism. ASHI is the internationally recognized authority in the professional home inspection field. Only home inspectors who have met ASHI's rigorous professional and educational requirements may qualify for membership in the organization.

Additional Certifications:
  • Hawaii General Contractors License ABC 13624
  • ASHI member (1733) since 1989
  • Past ASHI National Director
  • Past Hawaii ASHI Chapter President
  • ICBO Building Inspector Certification
  • County of Hawaii Special (306) Certification
  • Hawaiian Society of Professional Engineers
  • Education: BSAE (MA), Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA.
Basic Inspection Fees: All prices are subject to Hawaii Gross Excise Tax.
  • Condominiums (interiors only) starting at $300
  • Single Family Dwellings below 1,200 sq. ft. at $400
  • Single Family Dwellings between 1,201 and 2,500 sq. ft. at $510
  • Single Family Dwellings between 2,501 and 3,500 sq. ft. at $640
  • Single Family Dwellings over 3501 sq. ft. Please Call for a Quote
  • Fees are calculated by taking the gross square footage of the living area to include garages, lanais and decks.
    Commercial buildings are quoted on an individual basis.

Big Island Inspection Services, Ltd.
Member of The American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc.
Hawaii General Contractor Lic. ABC 13624
Post Office Box 3463
Kailua-Kona, HI 96745

(808) 324-0722
FAX (808) 322-7110