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Who is Rick Bates?

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Rick Bates has spent his adult life as a Structural, Mechanical and Environmental Consultant, Educator, Inspector and Researcher and has been the president of numerous Home Inspector and Environmental organizations

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Now with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are spending more time at home.  Improving your residence has gotten increasingly more popular thanks to big box retailers and the numerous cable TV shows

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Why Choose Rick?

  • He holds numerous licenses, certifications and credentials including NYS approved home inspector & Realtor instructor

  • Author of six inspector training manuals

  • Expert Litigation Witness in construction and remodeling cases since 1991

  • 34 Years of Home Inspection experience with 11,000+ completed inspections and reports

  • 50+ Years of Hands on Home Remodeling Experience

  • He has worked all over the globe solving problems

  • Up to date on the latest building materials and best practices

  • Helping People has always been his way of life

11,386

Number of people who Rick has lent a helping hand to