Franchise Business Opportunities

It is estimated that about 90% of home sales now include a home inspection and that number continues to rise. The home inspection industry is expected to double over the next five years.

Canadian Home Inspection Service Inc. Franchising offers

  • A 1-800 number for centralized dispatching across Canada.
  • Proven Track Record
  • The most extensive training program in the industry
  • The most highly qualified trainers in their field
  • Full office startup – turn key setup

Why Join Our Team

Canadian Home Inspection Services Inc. is one of the fastest growing, independently-owned home inspection companies in Ontario.

Extensive Training

Canadian Home Inspection Service offers the most comprehensive training program. Our instructors have by far the most experience in the industry.

Expert Instructors

We have expert trainers in: Structural, Plumbing, Electrical,Heating and Air Conditioning

Interested in acquiring a Canadian Home Inspection Franchise, please contact us today!

Choosing a Canadian Home Inspection Service Franchise

Canadian Home Inspection Services Inc. is one of the fastest growing, independently-owned home inspection companies in Ontario. In today’s market, the demand for home inspections is growing and the opportunities are virtually limitless. It is estimated that about 90% of home sales now include a home inspection and that number continues to rise. The home inspection industry is expected to double over the next five years.

Sales for 2017 are estimated to be over $350 million in North America. Therefore, franchising in the home inspection industry is one of the fastest growing segments of the franchise industry, and statistics prove that a franchised program has only a 5% failure rate compared to 65% for non-franchised businesses. Canadian Home Inspection Services Inc.’s concept will give you the leading edge over other home inspection companies.

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We offer comprehensive professional training, on-going support and over 12 years’ experience in the inspection business. We provide you with customized reports, computerized programs, marketing strategy and a proven operating system all designed to give you the opportunity to succeed. It is our goal to provide you with continuing education to upgrade your skills and keep you up to date with new technology. With a Canadian Home Inspection Services franchise you will enjoy higher profits, reduced risk, and exclusive territories.

Some of the topics covered in our Training Program include electrical, foundations, customer relations, marketing and field inspections. Our training and reporting systems are the foundation for your franchise. If you possess a general knowledge of home construction, have good communication skills, and an ability and willingness to work with people, then having your own home inspection franchise could be the perfect opportunity for you. Our Mission Statement: We are dedicated to providing the highest quality home inspections through superior knowledge and customer service. Canadian Home Inspection Services’ franchises are independently owned and operated.

Our Extensive Training Program

Canadian Home Inspection Service offers the most comprehensive training program. Our instructors have by far the most experience in the industry. This training program was designed to provide graduating trainees with the skill and confidence to perform home inspections in a Professional manner. The two-week course is held at our Corporate Training Centre in Niagara Falls, Canada.

Course Objective

  • Provide technical training specifically related to home inspections and exceeding industry standards.
  • Teach you marketing strategies that brings you forefront of the competition.
  • Teach you the communication skills that gives you recognition and respect.
  • Instill in you the confidence to perform home inspections through our training and onsite inspection program.
  • Provide you with information for continuous studies to become a Registered Home Inspector through the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors, which we feel is the pinnacle of being a home inspector.

You will not find a Home Inspection Training Course as thorough and taught by as many experts in their field. These trainers are there to assist you on the road to becoming an industry leader. They are there to train you and assist you anytime after. We believe that a good support team is key to your success and we will be beside you every step of the way.

Training Program

  • Study guides, manuals, newsletters, bulletins used in training course to be studied
  • Case studies, defect recognition, report writing to prepare you for training and onsite inspections
  • The “Canadian Home Inspection Report” to become familiar with the Report System and prepare you for onsite inspections
  • Tests and homework study assignments are conducted daily

The passing requirement to obtain a Canadian Home Inspection Training Certificate is 80%:
20% – Daily Tests
30% – Home Inspections & Report Writing
50% – Final Exam

Week 1

Day 1 – Introductions and History of Canadian Home Inspection Services

Day 2 – Exterior Components & Site

Day 3 – Understanding the Structure of a Building

Day 4 – Heating and Air Conditioning

Day 5 – The Electrical System

Day 6 – The Plumbing System

Week 2

Day 1 – Interior Components

Day 2 – Written Exam and Field Inspection

Day 3 – Review and Database Overview

Day 4 – Review and Marketing Overview

Day 5 – Exam Review and Sale Overview

Our Expert Instructors

Tom Vattovaz

  • CHIS Founder — founded Canadian Home Inspection Services in 1988
  • Construction Engineering Technologist
  • Registered Home Inspector
  • Licensed Septic systems inspector
  • Licensed W.E.T.T. (Wood Energy Technology Transfer) inspector
  • Class 1 Thermographer

Tony Aiello - Plumbing

  • Ontario Building Offcial Association (OBOA) Certified Building Code Official
  • Ontario Plumbing Inspectors’ Association (OPIA) Certified Class 4 Plumbing Inspector
  • Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Certified Septic System Inspector/Designer
  • Construction Engineering Technologist Niagara College, 1981

Octavio Setacci - Electrical

  • Electrical Technology Program Ryerson University, Toronto
  • Stationary Engineering & Electrical Technology courses Welland
  • First Class Stationary Engineer Province of Ontario

John D. Scarcelli - Structural

  • Licensed Professional Engineer, P.Eng (Oct. 1989)
  • Professional Engineers of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, B.Eng (1983-1987) McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Honours Tech Specialist, Faculty of Education (Summer 1994) Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Additional Basic Qualifications Courses (ABQ’s), Faculty of Education Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
    * Communications Technology (Fall 1993)
    * Construction Technology (Winter 1994)
  • Bachelor of Technological Education, Faculty of Education, B.Ed (May 1992) Queens University, Kingston, Ontario * Architectural Technology

Grant Newhouse - HVAC

  • 29 years in the HVAC trade
  • Gas Fitter II
  • CQ – Sheet Metal
  • CQ – Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • HRAI residential heat load calculations
  • HRAI residential duct design
  • HRAI small commercial heat load calculations
  • HRAI residential mechanical ventilation design
  • Niagara College – Adult Education Teaching Certificate
Franchise opportunity map

1 – Niagara

2 – Hamilton

3 – Burlington

4 – Simcoe, Brantford, Tilsonburg, Woodstock-Ingersol

5 – London & St.Thomas

6 – Chatham-Kent, Sarnia-Lambton

7 – Windsor-Essex

8 – Huron-Perth

9 – Cambridge, Guelph

10 – Kitchener-Waterloo

11 – Grey Bruce-Owen Sound

12 – Orangeville

13 – Oakville/Milton

14 – Mississauga

15 – Toronto

16 – Brampton

17 – Durham Region

18 – York Region

19 – Barrie, Georgian Triangle, Orillia, Southern Georgian Bay

20 – Muskoka-Hailburton

21 – Kawartha Lakes

22 – Cobourg-Port Hope, Quinte

23 – Peterborough-Kawarthas

24 – Bancroft

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Our Franchise Opportunities

It is estimated that about 90% of home sales now include a home inspection and that number continues to rise. The home inspection industry is expected to double over the next five years.

If you are interested in acquiring a Canadian Home Inspection Franchise, please contact us today!