Our Credentials

Advanced Home Inspections is owned and operated by Lyall Coburn. In addition to Lyall's technical expertise, his emphasis on customer service and his solid communication skills mean you will receive the quality inspection you deserve with results you can count on.

His qualifications include:


  • Registered Home Inspector (RHI) with Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI). Reg # 548
  • Certified Home Inspector (CHI) with International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). Reg # NACHI12070603
  • Certified Home Energy Auditor (Natural Resources Canada)
  • Certified Level 1 Thermographer (Snell Infrared) Certificate # CA121026-02
  • Certified Septic System Inspector (BCIN#42581, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing)
  • Member of International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)
  • Member of Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI)
  • Member of Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI)
  • Carries Errors & Omissions Insurance


  • Successfully completed Carson & Dunlop Home Inspection Training Program
  • Successfully completed Ontario Building Code Part 9 Health & Safety training
  • Successfully completed Ontario Building Code Part 9 Building Envelope training
  • Successfully completed OAHI Defect Recognition and Reporting training
  • Successfully completed the On-site Sewage System Installer/Inspection training
  • Successfully completed CAHPI New Construction Inspection training program

Experience in the Industry

  • Practical experience in new home construction and home renovation
  • 8+ years experience performing professional inspections (energy audits/home inspections) with over 2000 inspections completed
  • Adheres to stringent protocols (OAHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics) to provide inspections of the highest quality

Use of Specialized Equipment

Our inspectors are trained to use specialized equipment to detect problems not visible to the naked eye. Equipment includes:

  • Thermographic imaging camera
  • Moisture meters
  • Digital zoom camera
  • Wireless telescopic pole camera
  • Voltage detectors
  • Receptacle GFCI tester
  • Laser thermometer
  • Self levelling laser
  • Borescope
  • Telescopic ladder
Lyall Coburn, owner and certified home inspector, certified infrared thermographer

We would be honoured to inspect your new or existing home.

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