Westharbour Quality Inspections - Standards of Practice

Home Inspector Qualifications

Licensing Information:


Washington State Home Inspectors License #1482 

Washington State Department of Agriculture License #95194





Training & Certifications

Westharbour Quality Inspections is dedicated to providing you with the best inspection you can buy. In order to maintain the highest level of education, WQI Inspectors are required to attain a minimum of 24 hours of training annually.

Westharbour Quality Inspections Inspectors have been trained by Inspection Training Associates (ITA), The American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT) and The Professional Career Development Institute. Inspectors have passed the National Inspectors Exam as well as the Washington State Home Inspectors Exam. ITA and AHIT are nationally recognized by ASHI and Inter-NACHI, the two largest home inspection associations in the United States. ITA's and AHIT'S programs are accepted as fulfilling the educational requirements established for those States requiring Home Inspectors to be licensed.

Westharbour Quality Inspections Inspectors are required to have membership in a National Trade Association and complete the annual educational requirements to maintain that membership.

Westharbour Quality Inspections continues to search out up-to-date and relevant educational opportunities and material for our Inspectors. By doing this, we are insuring our Inspectors remain current with evolving conditions within the industry.

Westharbour Quality Inspections Inspectors are licensed and insured.

Westharbour Quality Inspections - Code of Ethics

Honesty, justice, and courtesy form a moral philosophy which, associated with mutual interest among people, constitutes the foundation of ethics. Westharbour Quality Inspections recognizes such a standard, not in passive observance, but as a set of dynamic principles guiding their conduct. Therefore, it is our duty to practice the profession according to the following code of ethics.

As the keystone of professional conduct is integrity, the Members will discharge their duties with fidelity to the public, their clients, and with fairness and impartiality to all. They should uphold the honor and dignity of their profession and avoid association with any enterprise of questionable character, or apparent conflict of interest.

  1. The member will express an opinion only when it is based on practical experience and honest conviction.
  2. The member will always act in good faith toward each client.
  3. The member will not disclose any information concerning the results of the inspection without the approval of the clients or their representatives.
  4. The member will not accept compensation, financial or otherwise, from more than one interested party for the same service without the consent of all interested parties.
  5. The member will not accept nor offer commissions or allowances, directly or indirectly, from other parties dealing with their client in connection with work for which the member is responsible.
  6. The member will promptly disclose to his or her client any interest in a business which may affect the client. The member will not allow an interest in any business to affect the quality of the results of their inspection work which they may be called upon to perform. The inspection work may not be used as a vehicle by the inspector to deliberately obtain work in another field.
  7. An inspector shall make every effort to uphold, maintain, and improve the professional integrity, reputation, and practice of the home inspection profession. He or she will report all such relevant information, including violations of this Code by other members, to the Association for possible remedial action.