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Top 5 Reasons to Choose Crossroads Engineers

5 The most highly recommended home inspector in Utah
4 Most widely published home inspector*
3 Home inspector since 1993
2 Certified meth decontamination specialist since 2009
1 Registered structural engineer

Oh – 1 more reason:

We actually want you there at the home inspection!
go where you’re welcome


Code of Ethics In the home inspection field, there is no trait or skill more vital to the inspector than that of integrity. (Read more…)
Ten Commandments of Home Inspections: ten essential rules of successful home inspection. (Read more…)
Recommended Contractors A carefully assembled list of the most reliable, recommended contractors.

 

 


As per our bold claim to be the area’s most highly recommended inspector – and most widely published home inspector anywhere ever, here are our thoughts:

First, the words “you come highly recommended” happen a lot. Realtors who know, refer us. Family members do the same. It’s fun being in a business where everybody else toots your horn – so we don’t have to.

Now to the pubs thing: It might be a bit difficult to prove that we have more publications than someone else, because the definition of “publication” may vary. For example, is TV a publication? If so, then that Holmes guy may win the prize. Are the founders of Nachi.org and Ashi (home inspector certifying organizations) home inspectors? If so, they definitely win. The number publications done by NACHI is enormous and so very helpful to the entire world of home inspectors. NACHI is awesome but they’re probably too busy with their own business to consider themselves home inspectors.

So if the word “publications” means widely read articles, Garth might have the title. Garth has about 40 articles published on one of the world’s largest news web sites (KSL.com) with about a half million hits. If five books count, or if about a half dozen articles in major newspapers count, or if hundreds of podcasts and Youtube vids count, then we’re right there. If you or someone you know is more published than that, let us know. Then we’ll just lay claim to being the home inspector with the dirtiest socks – it’s all good.

 

 

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