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WA: 360.600.4354 | OR: 503.502.1495

"A Conduit for Educated Real Estate Transactions"
Board Certified Master Inspectors
Vancouver, WA | Portland, OR

Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC, a locally owned and family operated inspection firm, is proud to be serving all of NW Oregon and SW Washington, from Salem to Olympia, and Hood River to the Coast, specializing in residential and commercial home inspections and pest and dry rot inspections.

We are not new to this business: we’ve been inspecting homes, condos and commercial real estate for over 13 years and have collectively performed well over 13,000 home inspections, with over 1250 performed in the last year alone, making us one of the most experienced and demanded home inspection firms in NW Oregon and SW Washington, and one of the last remnants of full time home inspection firms originating in the 1990’s in this region.

Our experience as home inspectors is matched with real world experience in the building trades. We have three inspectors who have spent considerable time building homes from the foundation to the roof top. We combine this experience with over 50 hours of continuing education per year, more than doubling the requirements of both Oregon and Washington combined, to ensure that you are getting the best inspection possible. But we don’t stop there.

All home inspectors are members of the InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). Other professional memberships and professional certificates include, but are not limited to: ASHI – The American Society of Home Inspectors, NAHI – The National Association of Home Inspectors, CMI – Board Certified Master Inspectors, SWWAHI – The SW Washington Association of Home Inspectors, WSDA – Structural Pest Inspectors with the Washington State Department of Agriculture, WSPMA – The Washington State Pest Management Association, and more. Our memberships and certificates put more rigorous standards on our inspectors than those imposed by the States of Washington and Oregon, and we bring these higher standards with us when we inspect your home.

You will love our computer generated reports featuring Palm Tech technology—the best in the home inspection reporting software industry. These reports, which are full color and include digital pictures, have lots of detail and generally are 30-50 pages in length (sometimes more!). But don’t be fooled: while our reports are more detailed and longer than most, they are very easy to understand and sift through. Our reports can be printed on site and reviewed with our clients face-to-face, and/or emailed to the client later: whichever you want—we are able to accommodate your needs.

As you can see by reviewing the testimonials on our website, and the reviews of our company on the internet, we maintain over a 99% satisfaction rating and we intend to keep it that way with you. If there is anything we can do to ensure your complete satisfaction with our services please let us know!

We are very easy to reach. Email us (, fill out our form, or give us a call, and you will either reach an inspector very quickly or one will contact you shortly. If we don’t answer it is usually because we are in an appointment: leave a message and we will get back to you ASAP.

Finally, we make ourselves available after the inspection to answer any questions that our clients may have, and we make ourselves available when our clients are available. If you have a question about the report and it is 8pm, give us a call or shoot us an email! We are very happy to help our clients, and knowing that we are helpful is the most rewarding part of our business.

We want you to be our next completely satisfied client and we would be honored if you provided us with that opportunity. Give us a call if you are in need of a home inspection or pest and dry rot inspection in Vancouver, Portland or anywhere in the SW Washington and NW Oregon regions!

Home Buyers and Sellers

Purchasing or selling a house is a very important stage in your life! Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC home inspectors would like to help make your real estate move an exceptional experience. Based out of Vancouver, Washington and Clark County, and serving all of Western Washington State, including Long Beach and the Coast, Seattle and Wenatchee, Nickelsen Home Inspections is there for all of your home inspection, termite and ancillary inspection needs!

Real Estate Professionals

As professionals in the real estate industry you are often called upon by your clients to refer them to a home inspection professional. And for good reason—they trust you! We take that fact seriously, knowing that—when referred by you—we reflect your professional opinion. When the question comes, make that referral local, make it personal and make it Nickelsen Home Inspections. We will earn your trust the first time!



Nickelsen Home Inspections is proud to be serving all of western Washington State and northwestern Oregon as conduits for educated real estate transactions. We are based out of the Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR area, and service more areas than any other home inspection firm in the Pacific NW, including all of the following counties and cities: Clark County, Cowlitz County, Skamania County, Klickitat County, Yakima County, Thurston County, Lewis County, Chelan County, Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Yamhill County, Hood River County, Clatsop County and more. We also service all of the following cities: Portland, Vancouver, Camas, Washougal, Woodland, Longview, Happy Valley, Newberg, Astoria, Brush Prairie, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Stevenson, Carson, Hood River, The Dalles, Yakima, Amboy, Yacolt, Gresham, Troutdale, Ridgefield, La Center and more! Beyond home inspections we perform lender required inspections, commercial building inspections, siding inspections, termite inspections, wood destroying insect inspections, NPMA33 inspections, crawl space and attic inspections, construction draw inspections, inspections for home owners and for sellers, pre-listing inspections and more, such as radon testing, water quality testing including well water. We are fully licensed in both Oregon and Washington as home inspectors and structural pest inspectors, and regularly perform home inspections for clients getting On Point or Key Bank loans, FHA loans, USDA loans, VA loans, conventional loans and more. All of our home inspections include both a home inspection report and a pest and dry rot report. We are members of nationally recognized inspection associations such as the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI), and the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI).

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All Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC professionals are on the top of their field and are membes of Nationally recognized home inspection associations, such as InterNACHI - The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors    All Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC professionals are on the top of their field and are membes of Nationally recognized home inspection associations, such as InterNACHI - The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors