About the Home Inspector
Van Horn Home Inspection Services was established by experienced professional inspector George Van Horn. After working many years in construction, the HVAC industry, and as an independent home inspector, George offers first-class home inspections to families in the Charlotte Metro area and on the coasts of North and South Carolina.
George Van Horn
Owner & Inspector
George’s family has been in the construction industry for three generations and he’s spent time on construction sites his entire life. George founded Van Horn Inspection Services in 1998 and has completed over 6500 home inspections in the Carolinas. In his free time, George enjoys recreational kayaking and is a woodworking enthusiast who loves being creative with home updates and repairs. George gives back to his community by serving as a leader on Habitat for Humanity home builds, as a Hurricane Katrina responder, and he has gone to Jamaica twice to build homes and a library.
After graduating from college with a degree in Safety Management, George worked for Fortune 500 companies in Foundry, Chemical, and the Electrical industries. During that time, he and his wife of 37 years owner designed/built two houses. George always maintained his love for construction and along with home inspecting, he’s a former professional handyman and remodeler who made repairs and updates as a renovation contractor.
George is licensed to inspect homes by the states of North Carolina and South Carolina, and is certified through the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). In North Carolina, there is a top distinction through ASHI called Inspector by Review(IBR) which fewer than 10 NC inspectors hold, and George is one of them.