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Stephen Lee Showalter, CRT, FLIR Level 1, NACHI® CMI, ASHI ACI,

steve showalter, thermal imaging inspector in marylandHome Inspector, Environmental Consultant

Maryland State Home Inspector License #29634 
ASHI ACI Certified Membership
NACHI® CMI Certified Master Inspector
InterNACHI® CPI Certified Membership
CCPIA Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association
FAA Certified UAS Pilot #3987636
FLIR Level 1 Certification #170314159
FLIR Level 1 sUAS Certification #172651650
CRT Certified Residential Thermographer
IAC2, The International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants
NACHI® Building Science and Infrared Thermal Imaging for Inspectors

Building Performance Institute; BPI Building Analyst
Building Performance Institute; BPI Building Envelope
2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
2009 IRC Plan Review and Inspection for Maryland
National Environmental Health Association-Radon sampling
American Society of Home Inspectors Conferences
National Association of Home Inspectors Education Conferences
Indoor Environmental Standards Organization Educational Conferences
Studied Architecture-Anne Arundel Community College
FLIR Certification Logos

Home and Building Inspection Services, has performed over 15,000 inspections since 1988
Commercial Building Inspections
New Home Construction Inspections
Historic Home Inspections
Thermal Imaging Services
Environmental Consulting, Including Radon Testing and Mold Sampling
New Home Construction Arbitration Experience
Instructor for Home Inspectors and Real Estate Agents
Litigation Support and Expert Witness Testimony 1988-Present

Past President of the National Association of Home Inspectors
Served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Home Inspectors 8 Years
Past President and Founding Member of the Maryland Association of Home Inspectors
New Home Construction Arbitrator
Instructor for Maryland Board of Realtors and Several Counties;1993-Current
GRI Instructor for the Maryland Board of Realtors 301 Environmental Education
Maryland Board of Realtor 2011 Conference Instructor on Historic Homes
Founding Member of the Maryland Association of Home Inspectors
Founding Member of the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization
Featured Speaker at the National Association of Realtors National Conference
Featured Speaker at the Maryland Association of Realtors State Conference
Featured Speaker at the American Society of Home Inspectors National Conference
Featured Speaker at the National Association of Home Inspectors National Conference
Featured Speaker at the National Pillar to Post Inspection National Conference
Featured Speaker at the National Association of Property Managers Conference
Past President and Founder of Building Specs, a National Home Inspection and Training Company
Testified before the House and Senate of the State of Maryland on the Home Inspection Industry
CRI Designation, Certified Residential Inspector (NAHI)
Performed over 12,000 Building Inspections and Environmental Assessments.
Extensive experience in Mold and Moisture investigation in Maryland and the Florida Keys
Expert Witness in the Queen Anne County, MD Court System
Developed a Nationally Recognized training program for Home Inspectors and has personally trained over 1000 home inspectors from the beginning inspector to continuing education programs.
Developed a building inspection reporting system used by inspectors throughout the United Sates and Canada.
International Conference of Building Officials Membership
Developed a Comprehensive Reporting System and Maintenance Manual used and Recognized Nationally for Home Inspectors.
Featured on 3 episodes of HGTV House Detectives.
Features in 2 Instructional DVDs on Home Inspections
Produced several internationally recognized instructional DVDs on home Inspection and Code related topics.

Jack Gallagher Showalter Property ConsultantsJack Gallagher
Swimming Pool Consultant, Indoor Air Quality Consultant

CRT Certified Residential Thermographer
Certified  Pool Inspector, InterNachi
Certified  Radon Inspector, InterNachi
Certified  Mold Inspector, InterNachi

Swimming Pool & Spa Inspector – Jack has spent many years in the Swimming Pool construction and service industry. He has construction experience in both gunite/shotcrete structures, as well as vinyl liner pool construction. Jack has inspected hundreds of swimming pools both concrete and vinyl. Showalter Property Consultants has a unique and detailed methods for inspecting in-ground swimming pools.

Years of service experience allows him to bring a level of comfort to experienced, and especially first time pool buyers. His comprehensive Swimming Pool Inspection Reports, including color underwater video of the complete pool shell, are well regarded in the market from Potomac to Ocean City, and Lutherville to Southern Maryland. Customer attention is his focus.

Since we do not perform and repairs or service work ourselves, there is no conflict of interest in performing your inspection. The findings are presented in a manner that you can easily obtain quotes for repairs by local pool service companies, and Jack is always available by phone to help you with any questions…sometimes while he is enjoying his own pool! 😊

Leak Detection-Jack provides state of the art in leak detection both visual tests as well as state of the art in leak detection equipment. Jack also brings his experience and expertise to every leak detection job. The leak detection can be used to locate leaks at swimming pools, irrigation systems, radiant heating systems and other various underground systems.

Mold Sampling – Jack has completed InterNACHI’s Mold Inspector Training and ADVANCED Mold Inspector Training courses. Having assisted in many mold investigations, Jack has become fluent in all areas if sampling to include air, swab, tape lift and VOC sampling. Every report returned to a client includes additional information documents to inform the client on specific test results. A follow up phone call is always made to make sure the client knows exactly what was found, possible effects to the client and family, as well as recommended next-steps.

Radon Testing – Jack has performed hundreds of radon tests in the Annapolis/Baltimore/Eastern Shore market. Using the most comprehensive testing equipment available, our tests give you MUCH more than just a number. Each report includes at least 48 data points to enable you to see trends, not just a raw number. While usually associated with a Real Estate transaction, we have performed many tests for people that just want to know the quality of the air they breathe in their own homes.

Water Sampling – Maryland certified, Jack has taken the required water collection class from Maryland in order to take water samples in the Maryland.

Home Inspection – While still in the training stage, Jack is diligently working his way through the InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector Course. He looks forward to expanding his inspection career with Showalter Property Consultants!