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Steve Carlson

Steve Carlson has been visiting the Columbia River Gorge area since the mid 1980’s, and was lucky enough to relocate to Hood River Oregon in the winter of 1996. Steve has been involved in Home Inspection since 1997 and is an actively involved in trade association of the American Society of Home Inspectors, Oregon Pest Control Association, Northwest Home Inspectors Association, and has historically been involved in the Oregon Real Estate Inspectors Association and is a former member of the board of directors for the Oregon Association of Home Inspectors.

Resume; B.A University of Minnesota; Licensed General Contractor; State Certified Home Inspector; Oregon Pest Control Operator; Washington CommercialPesticide Consultant- Structural Pests.

Carlson Chandler Home Inspectors
P. O. Box 254 Hood River OR 97031

Steve Carlson LLC ORCHI 241 OR PCO 148239 OR CCB 132163 WA SPI 57674 WA Certified Inspector # 285
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Ken Chandler

Ken Chandler moved to Hood River in 1991 after conducting 15 years of General Contracting in Truckee/Lake Tahoe, CA. Ken has constructed numerous custom homes and remodels for satisfied Columbia Gorge customers. He has also been a developer of residential property in Hood River. While constructing four of his personal homes, Ken was involved in all phases, including installing the electrical and plumbing.

Currently Ken is an Oregon Certified Home Inspector ( OCHI #1575), and is also certified to perform inspections for structural wood destroying organisms( IIHS #AG-L1026837CPA). He also has in force a Oregon General Contractors license (CCB #76594). Ken has contracted for both verbal and written inspections dba Chandler Inspection Services.

Ken has been happily married for 37+ years, has three daughters and nine grandchildren. He enjoys gardening, kite boarding and exploring the many trails in the Columbia Gorge and Mt. Hood wilderness.

Ken is known throughout the Hood River community to operate his business with honesty, integrity, and fine attention to detail.

Ken Chandler Inc.
BOX 254 Hood River OR 97031
OCHI 1575 OR PCA 1026837
OR CCB 76594


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