About 1st Alert Home Inpsections

About 1st Alert Home Inspections

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home inspector Brett Baldinger

Brett Baldinger

InterNACHI Certified Professional Home Inspector
Hello, I’m Brett Baldinger and I’m a licensed home inspector in the state of Ohio. As a professional firefighter and paramedic, I’ve been in service to the greater Akron area communities for over 15 years. My Firefighter 2 Certification includes thorough training in building construction and structural safety. As a first responder, I’ve become adept at helping people stay calm in intense and stressful situations and have brought that skill with me to the building inspection field.

well and septic inspector Bruce Baldinger

Bruce Baldinger

Former Registered Sanitarian—Current Well & Septic Inspector

Hello, I’m Bruce Baldinger. In addition to being Brett’s father, I’ve spent over 32 years working within the Summit County Health Department as a Registered Sanitarian, ensuring Northeast Ohio residents and businesses have clean water and sanitary sewage and septic systems. My expertise is part of what makes 1st Alert Home Inspections, LLC a little bit different. You’ll find me accompanying Brett if you desire a well or septic inspection as part of our service to you.

Both of us enjoy the outdoors, particularly hunting and fishing in the quiet of nature. We also enjoy working with people and helping others. Given our skills and interests, home inspecting makes perfect sense for us. Providing a service that helps people reduce their stress during the complex process of buying a home is our sincere pleasure.

Extensive Building Inspection Experience

With over 50 years of combined experience, we have scrutinized the interiors, exteriors and infrastructure systems of countless buildings, both residential and commercial. We stay current on local building and health codes and regulations, in order to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date home inspection services to our valued clients.

Our inspections meet or exceed State of Ohio and local standards of practice, which can vary slightly from one county to the next. As an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector, Brett adheres to a strict Code of Ethics, as well as comprehensive, internationally recognized Residential Standards of Practice.

Work With a Local Home Inspector Who Cares

At Northeast Ohio’s 1st Alert Home Inspections LLC, we live within the community we serve. We’re proud to be able to help our neighbors make the best home buying (and selling) decisions they can. As part of our commitment to community, we offer a 15% discounted rate for all first responders, active military members and veterans.

Let us help you protect your investment—and your family. Drop us a line and we’ll get right back to you. Prefer speaking on the phone? For home inspections, you can call Brett directly at 330-858-1401, or dial 330-606-8826 to speak with Bruce about your well or septic system concerns.


20% discount for all first responders, active duty military, VETERANS, reservists, and teachers!


20% discount for all first responders,  active duty military, and reservists!

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