1st Choice Inspection Services

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8 Years In Business

Company Details

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117 Southdown Road
Edgewater, MD 21037


  • Mon: Open 24 Hours
  • Tue: Open 24 Hours
  • Wed: Open 24 Hours
  • Thu: Open 24 Hours
  • Fri: Open 24 Hours
  • Sat: Open 24 Hours
  • Sun: Open 24 Hours
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Service Details

    Areas of Expertise

    • Home Inspections
    • Septic Inspections
    • Roof Inspections
    • Radon Testing
    • Mold Testing
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    • Credit Cards Accepted


    37 Verified Reviews
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    Highly rated for

    • Quality
    • Value
    • Customer Service
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    5.0 Jermaine F. Laurel, MD

    Great service and very professional. I trust their reports are very detailed

    5.0 John G. Annapolis, MD

    Chris is an amazing inspector - thorough, friendly, knowledgeable. He even pointed out recommendations for how to maintain items around the house. He also performed a septic inspection and he has top quality tools to perform that too. He was even able to locate the septic access points without any plans. This is the guy you want to inspect the biggest purchase of your life!

    5.0 Dylan B. Laurel, MD

    Chris is incredibly thorough and very knowledgeable. He explains the problems he sees very well and how to fix them.

    5.0 Arvie E. Lothian, MD

    Chris went above and beyond and was painstakingly thorough and patiently answered all questions. Without hesitation I would recommend his services.

    5.0 Mary P. Chaptico, MD

    One word overall, EXCELLENT.

    5.0 Leo & maura K. Dowell, MD

    Chris is incredibly thorough, professional, proactive, and well-informed. We learned so much during the inspection, not only about what was good/bad, but how to maintain and repair things we'd never even thought about. Chris was a joy to work with!

    5.0 Frank M. Bowie, MD

    My experience with 1st Choice Inspection service was excellent. He arrived on time ready to work. He was very knowledgeable about all the areas I had questions about, and answered them with clear and easy to understand answers.

    5.0 Jennifer A. Lusby, MD

    Chris is absolutely fantastic at his job. He shared what he knew about everything he inspected, he patiently explained when my daughter or I had questions about what he was looking at or testing and he went above and beyond helping us with our first house. I can't recommend highly enough and I, personally, will only turn to him for all of my home inspections.

    5.0 Alvin and karen B. Chaptico, MD

    When we accessed HomeAdvisor's web site Tuesday Feb 13, 2018 to search for a roofing inspector, Ist Choice was available to take appointments. We scheduled the appointment for the following Monday, Feb 19, 2018.. Chris called us right away and through our conversation we explained to him that our insurer wanted an inspection performed and wanted the results for that Friday, Feb 16, 2018. Chris accommodated us by re-scheduling to meet us on that Wednesday, February 14, 2018 giving us the needed time to respond back to our insurer. Chris Hayes, the owner of 1st Choice Inspection Services inspected the roof of our recent purchase.. Chris is very knowledgeable in his field. He goes beyond what I'm sure is required of his services to make sure every detail is covered and that his customers are satisfied. We were very pleased with his work and his personal attention to our needs.

    5.0 Sameisha D. White Plains, MD

    Chris provided outstanding customer service; he was professional, knowledgeable, responsive, punctual, flexible, thorough, and detailed oriented. He inspected two homes that we were looking to purchase and provided a detailed and honest inspection report that provided information that was needed to move forward with our home buying process. I highly recommend using his services.


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