Welcome to The HOUSEPROFessor web site. We specialize in helping people in Michigan to protect their most valuable asset, their home. Our job is to inspect their prospective home before they purchase, and provide them with detailed information about the home. This will enable them to base their purchasing decision on sound facts about the property, in turn increase their bargaining power and lower their financial risk.

Our Inspector- Richard Giltz

Richard Giltz, President of HOUSEPROFessor, is a certified member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and also belongs to the Great Lakes Chapter of (ASHI). He previously worked as a Building Engineer and currently holds a Builders License. He also holds a degree in Physics and Mechanical Engineering. He has conducted thousands of inspections over the last twenty years, making him accustomed to the condition and quality of homes and home improvements in the area.

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As a Home Buyer, Why Request an Inspection?

Your new-found discovery appears to be the perfect house– and at a price that you can afford! You love the kitchen and bath, you’re proud of the landscaping and the school system is right…. Before you make what may be the biggest purchase of your life, spend a bit to hire an objective professional to examine the building thoroughly and to report any expensive surprises. If your dream house needs major repairs, you certainly want to know about this before you close the deal.

My Qualifications
  • As President of HOUSEPROFessorâ„¢ I have personally conducted over 8,000 various inspections since 1981.
  • I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Mechanical Engineering.
  • I have been a Building Engineer for commercial property, a Property Manager, an Energy Consultant and a Real Estate Agent.
  • I hold several licenses including a Builder’s License.
  • HOUSEPROFessor is proud to be a Certified Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)â„¢ and to conform to their strict standards of practice.
Our Services
  • Infrared Camera Inspection/Radon Testing
  • Asbestos Testing
  • Carbon Monoxide Testing/Well & Septic
  • Energy Audit
  • Electro Magnetic Field Forces (EMF)
  • Mold Testing
  • Residential Inspections
  • Water Leak Inspection
Here's How It Works
  • Ensure that a clause exists in your purchase agreement that makes your offer contingent upon a professonal inspection.
  • Make sure that all utilities will be on and that access to all areas of the property are made available.
  • Clients find that accompanying us is a valuable learning experience. We encourage it. After the inspection we remain available to answer your questions and provide explanations.