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    review rating 5  Having hired The Smart Inspector for my new home purchase was the smartest move I could have made. They're very professional, super thorough throughout the whole inspection. Thanks to them I was able to obtain all the necessary information to make a better home purchase decision. Thank you for your great service Smart Inspector!!!

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    review rating 5  I used The Smart Inspector on a house after we entered the contract phase. His insight saved me from getting into a money pit. I used him on the next house we went under contract with, and we purchased that house. He was professional and helpful. I will use him again, and recommend him to others.

    thumb Jon Hesley

    review rating 5  If you are looking for the most thorough home inspector you’ve come to the right place. Forest did an awesome job on our new home inspection! I was blown away by the report I received after his inspection. He also offers military discounts!

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About The Smart Inspector

I’m Forest Ivey, the Smart Inspector. Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, I still proudly call DFW my home. Despite having lived in multiple countries, I always came back to my roots. My wife of 8 years and three-year-old twins are all natural born Texans, too!

I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades and a master of learning. I speak multiple languages, play multiple instruments, and love to build racecars. I enjoy woodworking, welding, and electrical work. I pride myself in doing more work than is necessary and always doing things right the first time.

When it comes to home inspections, rest assured that I will be quite thorough with every inch of the property. From the roof ridge down to the foundation, no nook or cranny will go unnoticed. Relaying the findings to you, the client, is just as important as discovering them in the first place, and I will make sure you have a full understanding of the property you have inspected.

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Common Problems With Electrical Panels

September 2, 2019

This video covers 3 issues that are commonly found with electrical panels. It is by no means meant to be an exhaustive list of all the issues that are found with electrical panels; that list would be too long!

Sell Your Home Prep (Part 2)

September 1, 2019

Are you selling your home? This second video covers deficiencies on the inside of your home. In this video, we address the doors, smoke detectors, HVAC filters, electrical panel, garage doors, caulking, and common plumbing issues.

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