Providing the Most Comprehensive, Professional, Home Inspection Available

Home Inspection Detective, Inc.

Rely on our certified experts for your real estate inspection needs.

About Us

Knowledgeable, Expert Home Inspector

Timothy J. Gentry: 

  • performed thorough inspections for over fifteen years in the area 
  •  engineered for Mitra & Associates since May, 1992 and currently a consultant engineer to P.K. Mitra, P.E. of Mitra & Associates 
  •  engineer/inspector for over 175 school buildings in the Philadelphia School District
  • performed inspections for Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections including MOVE Homes of Osage Avenue and the second phase of the sinking homes of Roxborough 
  • licensed in the City of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania, and the State of New Jersey (Home Inspector Lic. #24GI00052100)
  • PROFESSIONALLY  AFFILIATED with ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors)

We Notice the Little Things

Home Inspection Detective, Inc. provides a professional and thorough building inspection with the highest level of customer service. We pay attention to detail when inspecting your home.  We are members of ASHI, American Society of Home Inspectors.  We perform all inspections in accordance with the Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics of this organization. This means we have met the strenuous criteria through experience and testing and offer the most qualified inspection services.

We are licensed in the City of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania, and the State of New Jersey (Home Inspector Lic. #24GI00052100). 

All testing services are performed by a Certified, Licensed Technician/Laboratory as required.

All house inspections are done by Tim Gentry.  Ancillary testing is done by Tim Gentry or others.

Be Confident In Your Property Transaction

Home Inspection Detectives, Inc. gives you only the best, most qualified, comprehensive and professional inspectors working for you. This allows you to be more aware of the current condition of the home and its systems. You will receive a typed, quality report in a clearly outlined format. This report will become a valuable reference for you now and in the future. 

We offer:

  • Quick turnaround time.  Reports e-mailed or faxed next day. 
  • Lowest most competitive prices available. 
  • Easy scheduling. Office hours 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 
  • Insured, also covering the referring realtor. 
  • Licensed and registered in PA, NJ(Lic.#24GI00052100), and the City of Philadelphia. 
  • ASHI certified.
  • Professional, colored, bound reports.  
  • Termite, radon, water and other environmental testing available for your convenience. 
  • Appointments available Monday through Saturday.

Our Services


  •  Home Inspection Detective, Inc. will visually inspect all exposed elements and systems of the home. You will receive a comprehensive, quality report on the following items:  
  • Site and Grounds  
  • Exterior Components and Finishes
  • Roof and Attic 
  • Foundation/Basement 
  • Heating and Air Conditioning 
  • Plumbing 
  • Electrical  
  • Built-in Appliances 
  • Maintenance Advice


We offer environmental inspections including:

  • Wood Destoying Insect Infestation
  • Radon Testing
  • On-Site Waste Disposal Inspection
  • Water Quality Analysis


  • Seller Inspection  
  • Home Maintenance Check-up
  • Commercial Inspection  
  • New Construction (Punch List) 
  • Special Requests

Contact Us

Home Inspection Detective, Inc.

P.O. Box 1956, Horsham, PA 19044

(215) 672-8529


Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday by appointment

Sunday closed