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BOOK AN INSPECTIONOne of the oldest residential and commercial inspection firms in California, inspecting homes and commercial buildings in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, including Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Albany, El Cerrito, San Francisco, San Rafael, Benicia, Walnut Creek, Concord, Castro Valley, San Leandro and Hayward to name a few. JMC Building Inspection Services assures you will receive a thorough, detailed inspection of your home or commercial property. Having performed over 10,000 building inspections in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1982, we are very familiar with building issues typical of properties in the Bay Area region. We have built a solid reputation in the East Bay and have excellent references among property owners, Realtors®, and other professionals.

Our building inspection qualifications Include:

  • General building contractor license in the State of California (#540953)
  • Certified members of ASHI® (American Society of Home Inspectors):
    – John McComas ASHI® Member #10935,
    – Paul Barraza, ASHI® Member #249126)
  • Certified as an Oakland City Soft Story Evaluator
  • Certified by Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) for Earthquake Evaluations
  • Professional member of the International Code Council (formerly ICBO)
  • ICC Certified California Residential Building Inspector
  • Past instructor for ITA (Inspection Training Associates)
  • 2011 Affiliate of the Year Award Recipient from the Berkeley Association of Realtors

BUILDING INSPECTIONS BLOG – LATEST POSTS

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Earthquake Retrofitting Basics Video

October 15th, 2016|0 Comments

I created a video to go over the basics of earthquake retrofitting a simple home.  Using a layered SketchUp model, I will walk you through the basic elements of an earthquake (seismic) retrofit.  Many of […]

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What is GFCI protection?

September 29th, 2016|0 Comments

GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) protection is a modern safety feature designed to help prevent shock hazards and electrocution. GFCI breakers and receptacles (outlets) de-energize a circuit or a portion of a circuit when a […]

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Flushing Your Tankless Water Heater

August 1st, 2016|1 Comment

Tankless water heater manufacturers recommend flushing every 6-12 months.  This is especially important in areas with hard water, as minerals can buildup inside the heat exchanger and cause performance problems.  I’ll run down the basics […]