Call US Today!

Birmingham: (205) 683-6484
Auburn: (334) 539-8304
Huntsville: (256) 384-3358
Toll Free: (866) 435-4985 
Follow Us on FacebookFollow Us on Google+Follow Us on TwitterFollow Us on LinkedInFollow Us on PinterestFollow Us on YouTubeFollow Us on WordpressFollow Us on E-mail

Code of Ethics

Effective June 13, 2004

The ASHI Code of Ethics details the core guidelines of home inspection professionalism and home inspection ethics. Covering crucial issues such as conflicts of interest, good faith and public perception, these home inspection ethics are central pillars of home inspection professionalism for the entire industry.

Integrity, honesty, and objectivity are fundamental principles embodied by this Code, which sets forth obligations of ethical conduct for the home inspection profession. The Membership of ASHI has adopted this Code to provide high ethical standards to safeguard the public and the profession.

Inspectors shall comply with this Code, shall avoid association with any enterprise whose practices violate this Code, and shall strive to uphold, maintain, and improve the integrity, reputation, and practice of the home inspection profession.

All inspector members of ASHI have agreed to abide by this Code of Ethics.

  1. Inspectors shall avoid conflicts of interest or activities that compromise, or appear to compromise, professional independence, objectivity, or inspection integrity.
    1. Inspectors shall not inspect properties for compensation in which they have, or expect to have, a financial interest.
    2. Inspectors shall not inspect properties under contingent arrangements whereby any compensation or future referrals are dependent on reported findings or on the sale of a property.
    3. Inspectors shall not directly or indirectly compensate realty agents, or other parties having a financial interest in closing or settlement of real estate transactions, for the referral of inspections or for inclusion on a list of recommended inspectors, preferred providers, or similar arrangements.
    4. Inspectors shall not receive compensation for an inspection from more than one party unless agreed to by the client(s).
    5. Inspectors shall not accept compensation, directly or indirectly, for recommending contractors, services, or products to inspection clients or other parties having an interest in inspected properties.
    6. Inspectors shall not repair, replace, or upgrade, for compensation, systems or components covered by ASHI Standards of Practice, for one year after the inspection.
  2. Inspectors shall act in good faith toward each client and other interested parties.
    1. Inspectors shall perform services and express opinions based on genuine conviction and only within their areas of education, training, or experience.
    2. Inspectors shall be objective in their reporting and not knowingly understate or overstate the significance of reported conditions.
    3. Inspectors shall not disclose inspection results or client information without client approval. Inspectors, at their discretion, may disclose observed immediate safety hazards to occupants exposed to such hazards, when feasible.
  3. Inspectors shall avoid activities that may harm the public, discredit themselves, or reduce public confidence in the profession.
    1. Advertising, marketing, and promotion of inspectors’ services or qualifications shall not be fraudulent, false, deceptive, or misleading.
    2. Inspectors shall report substantive and wilful violations of this Code to the Society.

©2004 American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc.®
All Rights Reserved.

Request Quote

Testimonials

“You were definitely a blessing to me and I appreciate all of your advice and direction during the process.” - Tamika B.“It has been our recent pleasure to work with SBC in the remodeling of my home. I could not be more pleased.” - Christine.

Chuck Marion

SPECIALTY BUILDING CONSULTANTS

Call: 205-683-6484 (Birmingham)
Call: 334-539-8304 (Auburn)
Call: 256-384-3358 (Huntsville)
Text: 205-296-1993
Email: specialtybuilding@gmail.com

Call for an inspection today!

Get Directions

Specialty Building Services

Specialty Building Services

If you had an EIFS Warranty, this repair would be covered. Call today, 205-683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Dies your EIFS wall need a repair? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Need an Asbestos Inspection. Give us a call. Call 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Looking for a Home Inspection. Call 205-683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Ask about our One Year EIFS Moisture Warranties. Call 205-683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your floor look like this? Call Specialty Building 205-683-6484 for a repair estimate. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your home need an EIFS cutback? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your EIFS look like this? Give us a call at 205-683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Installing a new dimensional roof today! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need an easy way to inspect your rooftop or chimney? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your #chimney leak? Is your #chimney have #wood rot? Give us a call. 205-683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have #EIFS or #Stucco problems ? Give us a call. 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have #EIFS or #Stucco

Give us a call. 205-683-6484
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have a leaking basement? Give us a call. 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have roof wood rot or gutter problems. Give us a call. 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Need an #EIFS or #Stucco inspection. Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Looking for a Home Inspector ? Call us at 205-683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need an #Asbestos inspection or test completed. Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your home or office have #MOLD? Call us for inspection and testing. 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need a Stucco inspection? Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need an EIFS inspection. Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need a home inspection? Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need an EIFS bond or Stucco bond? call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need an #eifsbond or #stuccobond? Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need an #EIFSinspection or #stuccinspection? Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you need a full #Homeinspection? Call us at 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have #Woodpecker holes in your EIFS or stucco? Give us a call at 205-683-6484. We can solve your problems. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your breaker box look like this one? Do you have a potential electrical fire waiting to happen? Give us a call at 205-683-6484 to confirm that your electrical panel is safe. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your closet look like this? Give us a call. #Moldcleanup. 683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have a roof leak? #birminghamroofing. Call 683-6484 for a free roofing estimate. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Does your chimney have proper #flashing? Call 683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Do you have wiring that looks like this Hazard? Give us call to prevent a house fire. 683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Free roofing estimates . #birminghamroofing. 683-6484. Call today ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Check us out at the #BBB.http://www.bbb.org/central-alabama/business-reviews/roofing-contractors/specialty-building-consultants-in-vestavia-al-90027008 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Think you have #Mold. Call us for a Mold test. 205-683-6484 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Merry Christmas from Specialty Building Consultants. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

We now offer #infrared scanning with our #home inspections. Call today 683-6484. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

We perform inspections in the following areas. If you don't see your area listed, give us a call as we service most of central Alabama.

Jefferson County Adamsville, Argo, Bessemer, Birmingham, Brighton, Brookside, Cardiff, Center Point, Clay, Fairfield, Fultondale, Gardendale, Graysville, Homewood, Hoover, Hueytown, Irondale, Kimberly, Leeds, Lipscomb, Maytown, Midfield, Morris, Mountain Brook, Mulga, North Johns, Pinson, Pleasant Grove, Sylvan Springs, Trafford, Trussville, Vestavia Hills, Warrior, West Jefferson, and surrounding areas.

Montgomery County
Montgomery, Pike Road, and surrounding areas.

Madison County
Gurley, Huntsville, Madison, New Hope, Owens Cross Roads,Triana, and surrounding areas.

Tuscaloosa County
Brookwood, Coaling, Coker, Lakeview, Northport, Tuscaloosa, Vance, and surrounding areas.