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About Us

Rick Yerger has an extensive background in all aspects of residential construction. As a construction field superintendent dating back to 1982, he has successfully scheduled and overseen all phases of construction from ground breaking through completion and owner satisfaction on over 560 residential and multi family units; adding up to a strong knowledge of structural, foundation, framing, plumbing, roofing and all related components of a home.

In May of 1990, Rick became a licensed California State General Building Contractor and continues to maintain his license in good standing.

Rick Yerger is quick to point out that water is enemy number one. "Of the many homes I have inspected," Rick says, "water damage to the structure has been the most damaging and costly, causing foundation problems, rot and the dreaded mold." Rick lists some things to watch out for :  Read More..>


"Fast Fact.. Quality Doesn't Cost..It Pays!"

My Service Area:

  • Orange County
  • San Diego County 
  • LA County



Rick has been professionally trained as a qualified home inspector by a nationally recognized home inspection training facility. In addition he has taken related courses given by Construction Educators Inc. out of Sarasota, Florida as well as participating in ongoing Association sponsored meetings and seminars. He completes a minimum of 30 hours per year of continuing education, required for maintaining California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) membership as well as 20 hours per year to maintain memberships in the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI). Rick is certified in mold inspection and an instructor for the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization (IESO). He is also Home and Garden TV's lead west coast inspector for the program "House Detective" and has been featured on Eyewitness News stressing the importance of conducting routine home inspections. 

Rick and his team inspected the highest price home sold in Orange County, as well as homes for members of the LA Lakers, LA Dodgers, NY Mets, Edmonton Oilers, Olympic athletes, famous authors and other well known celebrities. In addition, Rick acted as the purchaser consultant on the largest home sold in California.

  • President of the California Real Estate Inspection Association, Orange County Chapter. 2013-2014.
  • Vice President of the California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) Orange County chapter. 2011
  • California Real Estate Inspeciton Association (CREIA) Certified Trainer, 2011
  • Vice President National Association Of Home Inspectors (NAHI) 2000-2001
  • Board of Directors NAHI 1998-2001
  • NAHI Certified Real Estate Inspector
  • Member California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA)
  • Member American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
  • Member National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI)
  • Certified Mold Inspector (IESO)
  • Certified Mold Instructor (IESO)
  • California Licensed General Building Contractor #592614
  • Performed Over 5000 Building Inspections
  • Rick Yerger on HGTV - Common Problems Found During a Home Inspection
  • Host on Home & Garden TV (HGTV) “House Detective”
  • Host of Do-It-Yourself Network (DIY) “FINDERS FIXERS” 




Building Specs offers their exclusive, highly detailed and comprehensive Inspection report which includes computerized digital photos. Inspection reports are delivered in PDF format the day of the inspection.


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Customer Service Survey

Orange County

Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Coto De Caza, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, La Habra, Lake Forest, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda

San Diego County

Carlsbad, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Oceanside, San Marcos, Vista

Los Angeles County

Alhambra, Artesia, Bellflower, Carson, Cerritos, Diamond Bar, Downey, Gardena, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, La Habra Heights, Lakewood, La Mirada, Long Beach, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Montebello, Norwalk, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Santa Fe Springs, Signal Hill, Torrance, Whittier

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