Meet Our Qualified Home Inspectors in Minneapolis & Woodbury, MN

James Peterson

James Peterson has always been fascinated with houses. As a Grandson of a carpenter turned hardware store owner and son of a mechanic he has always wanted to know how things were built. He started working with a roofing crew in 1996. Since then he has worked with many facets of construction and homes. He has real world experience in roofing, residential / commercial remodeling, HVAC installation, landscaping, tile work and bathroom remodels.

With over 350 hours of professional education he started mentoring with a 18 year veteran in the home inspection industry and was chosen to take over the business when he retired. In 2012, Jim took over the business and started Peace of Mind Home Inspections.

He is a currently a member and Certified Residential Home Inspector with ISHI (International Society of Home Inspectors), InterNACHI (International Association of Professional Inspectors) and ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors).

In his spare time Jim enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors.

“My favorite part about my job is helping people. It is a big part of who I am. It shows in the work I do and the way I treat people.” – Jim Peterson

Certifications:

InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector

InterNACHI Code of Ethics

InterNACHI Standards of Practice

InterNACHI Residential Plumbing Certified

InterNACHI Certified Deck Inspector

InterNACHI Structural Inspections

InterNACHI Residential Electrical Certified

InterNACHI 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Certification

Charles Nelson

Charles has been working with houses since 2000. He started his career working in Residential Construction installing drywall for an independent subcontractor. After 6 years of installing drywall he started a small family business specializing in concrete. He later transitioned into Residential Appraisal Reviewer position for 2 years prior to Inspecting.

In 2013 Charles began his training for a career in Residential Home Inspections and in 2014 joined Peace of Mind Home Inspections as a sub contractor. With his 16 years of experience working with houses, Charles has become an excellent inspector.

Currently he is a member of InterNachi (International Association of Professional Inspectors) with the most recent Certification in Thermography, which is the use of Thermal Imaging, and is currently working on gaining more individual certifications.

For fun Charles spends time up north with family and friends enjoying the great Minnesota outdoors camping, fishing, hunting and off road fun.

Certifications: 

InterNACHI Infra-Red Certified

InterNACHI Residential Plumbing Certified

InterNACHI Residential Electrical Certified

InterNACHI Code of Ethics

InterNACHI Standards of Practice

Tom Barker

Tom has been in the construction and real estate fields for more than a decade. He has spent the past five years working as an inspector and consultant in the construction field, using his extensive experience in remodeling and the concrete trades to provide value to both residential and commercial clients throughout the metro area. Tom’s educational background includes an : AAS degree in Civil Engineering, a Certificate in Construction Management from the University of MN, and a B.S. in Finance from Penn State. Tom also holds a MN Building Official-Limited Certification and is a InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector.

Tom is a transplant from North Carolina and when he isn’t working he enjoys spending time with his fiancé and her family, traveling, reading, woodworking, and home brewing his own craft beer.

Certifications: 

InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector

InterNACHI Code of Ethics

InterNACHI Standards of Practice

InterNACHI Structural Inspections

InterNACHI Inspecting Foundation Walls & Piers

InterNACHI Residential Plumbing

InterNACHI Residential Electrical

InterNACHI Advanced Electrical