About Certified Inspections

Paul A. Perry, Owner & Inspector – Certified Inspections, PCPaul has owned and operated his business, Certified Inspections, since October 2004. In twelve years, he has performed over 1,800 full home inspections and more than 600 partial inspections relating to the home. Since 2008, he has performed more than 40 phase-in inspections on new homes.

From April of 1993 through June of 2004, Paul was a Lead Inspector for “National Home Inspections”, a multi-inspector Home Inspection Company located in Macon, Georgia. During this time he did over 1,000 Ancillary Inspections relating to the home.From June of 1987 through April of 1993, Paul was the owner/partner, as well as the Chief Operating Officer of “Serv-All Construction”. During this time he performed new home construction, additions, and remodeling. He also did historic home renovations and preservation.

Paul has many professional qualifications and is the author of more than 20 locally published articles on The Home & Home Inspections!

Paul holds the following positions in addition to owning Certified Inspections:

Chairman of the Education Committee; East TN Chapter of ASHI
Officer & Board Member of the Home Builders Association of Cumberland County 2011- 2015
Investigative Complaint Inspector with TN Dept. of Commerce & Insurance 2010 – Present

Professional Associations:

American Society of Home Inspectors ASHI
National Association of Home Builders NAHB
International Code Council ICC

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Ken Prouty, Associate Inspector – Certified Inspections, PC

Ken is a retired police officer (34 years) from Maumee, Ohio, located near Toledo.

Ken completed Carson Dunlop’s 540 hour Home Inspection Training program, through a local community college, in April 2015.

He relocated to Crossville/Fairfield Glade, Tennessee in May of 2015 and after passing the National Home Inspectors Examination and completing all other prerequisites required by the state, obtained his Tennessee Home Inspector License in July 2015, license #1335.

Ken started working with Certified Inspections in June of 2015. At that time Ken entered a training & mentoring program with Paul. He attended home inspections with Paul, learning the methods and details of performing a thorough and professional Home Inspection.

Ken has completed the required training and is now an Associate Inspector at Certified Inspections. Ken has been performing solo inspections since September of 2015. He is currently an associate member of ASHI working toward his ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) Certification.