Need a certified professional residential inspector for your Bozeman area home?
Bozeman Home Inspections | Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC | Belgrade, MT | Certified Inspector Walter Smith

Certified Home Inspector

Walt Smith, PE, CPI

A home is most likely the biggest purchase you’ll ever make, so it’s important to have your potential investment inspected by a professional so that you understand it’s condition. I am a Certified Professional Residential Inspector trained to perform a comprehensive inspection of your home. If you honor me by permitting me to inspect your home, I guarantee you that I will give you my very best effort and do a thorough job including preparing an easy to understand Inspection Report summarizing the condition of your home.


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Home Inspection by the Numbers

  • 88%

    ...of all U.S. homeowners surveyed believe home inspections are a necessity, not a luxury.

  • 72%

    ...of U.S. homeowners agree their home inspection helped them avoid problems with their home.

  • 64%

    ...noted, in the long run, they saved a lot of money as result of their home inspection.

  • 70%

    ...assume all home inspectors must be certified and licensed, when in fact, not all are.

Poll conducted in 2011 by ASHI

Inspection Qualifications

I am a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Montana and a Certified Professional Home Inspector and Certified SWPPP Administrator. I worked as a General Contractor building custom homes for 10-years prior to my 20-years as an engineer performing residential, commercial and municipal inspections. My qualifications include:

  • InterNACHI* Certified Professional Inspector
  • Residential Inspector
  • Commercial Property Inspector
  • Log Home Inspector
  • Roof Inspector
  • Certified SWPPP Administrator in Montana
  • 10 years’ experience as a General Contractor
  • 20 years’ experience as a Professional Engineer

* InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors