Testimonials

Mel is highly knowledgeable, thorough, meticulous, professional, helpful, and friendly. He does not rush things, he takes time to explain everything he does during an inspection, he makes you feel that you are in good hands and that your decision to buy or not to buy a certain property is going to be a well-informed one based on his inspection. He is extremely punctual and treats every property with due respect. For instance, he always wears indoors shoes during the inspection, separate from the ones that he uses outdoors. His reports are timely and very detailed. His communication skills are very fine and he truly works towards the full satisfaction of his clients. I recommend Mel warmly and without any hesitation to anyone who needs a home inspection in the area that he serves.

Mirela Catuneanu

My wife and I have now used Mel on two different occasions. We placed a contract on a new home about a year ago, we called on him to do our home inspection and he did a great job. Later we decided that home was not for us and continued looking. A year later we are back in the market for a new home and we called in him again. He is very thorough in his inspection and in his reports. I have received his reports both times promptly with in 24 hrs of the inspection. I have already recommended him to several people and will continue to do so.

Winfield Herring

Mel is great! Very thorough and detail oriented. Was a great help to my client during her home inspection and will definitely use his service more.

Heather Miller

Mr. Cochran was very professional & friendly! This was our first inspection for a home we're interested in buying! Throughout the inspection he explained what he was inspecting and why. At the end of the inspection he went over all the issues and concerns and answered all of our questions. He gives you a real price quote over the phone when the appointment is made, which was nice so you're not sticker shocked at the end of the inspection. I would highly recommend him to anyone! You won't be mislead! Thank you Mr. Cochran!

Taylor .R

Mel was excellent. Very detailed report provided.

Pat Altman

At first I did not want to be present for the home inspection because I felt like me watching someone do their job would be a waste of time, especially since I would be getting a report later anyway. I ended up being their to meet Mel and I could not have been more wrong. Mel was very thorough during the home inspection and would talk me through everything that he is doing and exactly what he was looking for and why. He would even mention/note important things that every homeowner would know such as things to keep an eye out for, services to do, and other important thing. All in all Mel was a great homeowner and did a great job. I would recommend his services to anyone that will need them.

Jacob Marsh

Polite and Very Informative
Mel is an inspector who knows a lot and taught me and my daughter a lot about our new home. We needed a home inspection of our house located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, before our 1 year warranty expired with the builders. He supplied pictures of all rooms in the house and anything we questioned, along with recommendations, he included in the report to be discussed with the builders. Everyone should have a 1 year inspection conducted before the warranty expires. Would definitely recommend him to everyone requiring this type of inspection. Very happy with his expertise, politeness, and demeanor. This inspection was conducted April 2018 and it should be noted that I have had other inspectors with other houses I've owned and they were not as thorough as Mel. He also conducted a radon test on my house in addition to the housing inspection. Good job!!!!! :)

Jeanette H.

Property Inspector
Very professional, detail oriented. Didn't mind showing or explaining corrections needed. He was awesome and I will definitely recommend.

Jamal J.

Very thorough inspection, very professional and friendly
At first I did not want to be present for the home inspection because I felt like me watching someone do their job would be a waste of time, especially since I would be getting a report later anyway. I ended up being their to meet Mel and I could not have been more wrong. Mel was very thorough during the home inspection and would talk me through everything that he is doing and exactly what he was looking for and why. He would even mention/note important things that every homeowner would know such as things to keep an eye out for, services to do, and other important thing. All in all Mel was a great homeowner and did a great job. I would recommend his services to anyone that will need them.

Jacob M.

Very responsive and attentive
From the first contact through the final product Mel was prompt and courteous. He kept me informed along the way and was quick to respond whenever I had a question. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or use his services again.

Steve G.

He takes the stress out of a stressful process.
Mel inspected a house for me and it was an incredibly informative experience. He is thorough, easy to talk to, and explains every step of the way. The issues he found were clearly explained and thoroughly looked at. He doesn't just notate issues when he finds them, he looks for the source and explains every step of the way. Other inspectors would just notate things like "toilet doesn't fill or flush" or "no power to outlets in bedroom" But Mel found the faulty part in the toilet and the goofy wiring that caused a gfci outlet to trip the breaker. I could write pages discussing how helpful and thorough he is, but the bottom line is, Mel goes the extra mile for his clients. I can't recommend his services enough.

Justin C.

Professional, thorough, and fast
My experience with Cochran Home Inspection Services, LLC was the best and easiest part of buying my new home. I needed a good home inspection as fast as possible, and Mel was able to meet the following day to inspect the home and turned the report around in less than 24 hours. Not only did Mel walk me through every aspect of his findings, he also gave outstanding advice on how I could maintain a home in good order after closing. His communication throughout was phenomenal. I knew what to expect and when to expect it at all times. Mel is a consummate professional who knows his trade and I would recommend him and Cochran Home Inspection Services, LLC to anyone needing a home inspected.

Stan L.

Mold Air Testing
Mr. Cochran was a pleasure to work right from when we first contacted him to set up the testing, until the whole process was completed. He was able to schedule our inspection at a time that was convenient for us. He always returned messages quickly. We received our reports with the results within a week. We would highly recommend him.

John E.

Cochran Home Inspection Services
Mr. Cochran was extremely knowledgeable, professional and very thorough. His inspection report is completed within 24 hours and is very detailed. He's reasonably priced and you definitely get the most bang for your buck with Cochran Home Inspection Services. Superb Job!!!! I'd him to everyone in need of a home inspection of any kind.

Minio C.

Best of the best
Mr Cochran was professional, thorough, detailed and friendly. I was extremely pleased with the job he did and felt assured that I got the best inspection possible.

Katy E.

Great home inspector! Feel very satisfied!
My wife and I bought a home in Fredericksburg and employed Cochran as our home inspector. We are very satisfied with the inspection and appreciate Cochran being dedicated to the job. The inspection was very thorough and Cochran revisited our property multiple times to complete the inspection, for our convenience. We really appreciate the work performed and would definitely recommend Cochran to anyone looking for a home inspection!

Mickey F.

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