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  • "Larry is an absolutely stellar inspector! We could not have been more pleased. He is measured, cool, and collected and works with the up-most professionalism always."

    Erin S.
    Chicago, IL

  • "I have purchased several homes and have never  had this detailed of an inspection. If I buy again, I would only call Cottage Hill Inspections."

    Western Springs, IL

  • "Thanks so much for the thorough inspection! I appreciate your explaining everything to me so clearly and being so patient and considerate. It was extremely helpful!"

    Chicago, IL

  • "Your walk through inspection was extremely thorough & personal, and the written report was excellent."

    Rick & Lisa
    LaGrange Park, IL

  • "This was the most thorough inspection I have ever seen!! Thanks!"

    Forest Park, IL

  • "My Inspector was both professional and pleasant. I felt that he was looking out for my best interests. The best inspection I’ve ever had done!"

    Elmhurst, IL

  • "Our Inspector was Fantastic! Very informative, professional and friendly! The report was very thorough and very helpful in assessing the property!"

    Kevin & Penny
    Glendale Heights, IL

  • "Very professional, courteous and prepared. Extremely thorough!"

    Chicago, IL

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We service Elmhurst, Oak Brook, LaGrange, Oak Park, Villa Park, Lombard and all the surrounding suburbs of Chicago.

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Our job is to give you the best, and most trusted Inspection anyone can get.

About Cottage Hill Inspections

We have performed thousands of inspections in Northern Illinois since 2003 and have become the local preference for home buyers and business owners desiring personal attention with professional expertise during their property purchase.

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Why Choose Cottage Hill Inspections?

Experience: Twenty plus years of engineering and customer service experience prior to 2003.

Education: BS Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1984. Greatly exceed the annual minimum requirements for continuing education as established by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as well as the American Society of Home Inspectors.

Professional: We are licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as well as Certified Inspectors in Good Standing of the American Society of Home Inspectors, North America's oldest, largest and most highly respected association of professional home inspectors, having the most stringent continuing education requirements of any professional home inspector association and the only association accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.

Insured: We are fully bonded and insured for your protection.

Convenient: We schedule inspections to meet the time frame and needs of the client.

Informative: We take the time to explain the operation and function of the systems inspected. We want you to learn as much as possible before you move in.

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Comprehensive: Your report will contain maintenance tips, diagrams, digital photos and usually becomes an informational and valuable reference tool for years to come.

Affordable: Our inspections are reasonably priced and a great value in the scope of your purchasing decision.

Elmhurst's original name was "Hill Cottage" named after the Hill Cottage Tavern. Later it was changed to "Cottage Hill" and then renamed "Elmhurst" in 1869 by early residents.

Cottage Hill Inspections, Inc. was established in 2003.