The Inspector

Val Sarko is a Certified Senior Inspector with over 32 years of combined general contractor and real estate inspection experience. His work has been featured in professional publications and in national magazines. Val has also testified as an expert witness on behalf of plaintiffs in The Berks County Court. When seasoned realtors, real estate lawyers, judges, etc., are in process of purchasing their own property they request Val to provide them with an objective report of the building's condition. They know they will get qualified answers to questions such as: what is the approximate remaining life expectancy of a system, or what could it cost to repair or replace certain building's components. You will also find that Val's professional expertise and friendly service is the most credible and pleasant home inspection experience.

Certifications and Designations:

  • Certified Senior Inspector, by the National Association of Property Inspectors, NAPI #5151
  • Commercial Real Estate Inspector, by the Federation of Real Estate Appraisers, FREA #0019675
  • Certified Construction Inspector and Certified Construction Project Manager, by the Association of Construction Inspectors, ACI #5931
  • PA Radon Certified Tester, by the Department of Environmental Protection, DEP #2243
  • CRT - Infrarwed Certified Residential Thermographer


  • American Society of Home Inspectors, ASHI #210757
  • National Association of Home Inspectors, NAHI #10-1605
  • Society of Professional Real Estate Inspectors, SPREI #56288
  • National Pest Management Association, NPMA
  • National Environmental Health Association, NEHA #102757RT
  • Pennsylvania Home Inspectors Coalition
  • Keystone Chapter of the American Society of Home Inspectors - Keystone ASHI
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - PA DEP #2243
  • Pennsylvania Septic Management Association - PSMA