Meet Your BrickKicker Team
Franchise Owner / Inspector
Your St. Louis BrickKicker has over 25 years of engineering, management, and quality control experience, both in manufacturing and industry, and in residential applications as well. A graduate of Hancock High School, this Air Force veteran is also a graduate of Washington University's School of Engineering.
In addition to the rigorous training Mike received through the Inspection Technology Institute, he has also been a nationally certified residential radon tester, and is an Associate Member of ASHI (The American Society of Home Inspectors), and stays up-to-date through their Continuing Education program on a regular basis.
He takes great pride in the thoroughness of his reports (which always include a lot of detailed photos), and his ability to work with clients, helping them to understand his findings and the options they have available to them. His goal is to always make his home inspections a positive experience for both his clients and their agents.
Your Trusted Home Inspector in St. Louis
The BrickKicker in St. Louis, Missouri is a professionally trained and certified home inspection firm you can trust. Whether you may be a home buyer, seller or existing homeowner, The BrickKicker will fit all of your home inspection needs.
If you are looking for a qualified home inspector who will approach the job in a consultative unbiased manner, The BrickKicker is just the choice for you. Our trained inspectors will take the time to understand the client’s perspective and offer them a variety of home inspection choices that will fit their needs. We offer expert home inspections, comprehensive inspection reports, and home maintenance advice as well as unique reporting and peripheral services.
Home & Building Consultant
The Inspection Process
- Schedule an inspection by phone or online.
- You are invited and strongly encouraged to accompany Michael through your home during the inspection.
- You will receive his qualified opinion on the present condition, operation, and function of all major elements of the property.
- Once the inspection is complete, you will receive a comprehensive report with a descriptive overview (including pictures) of your home from the ground up.
Our ServicesHow We Can Help You
Having a residential inspection has become a key step in today's real estate transaction. Whether a high-rise condo, adjoining town-home, multi-unit dwelling or a large estate; The BrickKicker has the tools and resources to educate our clients in making smart decisions.Learn More
Looking to know the condition of a structure under consideration for purchase, lease, or maintenance? The BrickKicker Commercial Inspection, otherwise known as a Property Condition Assessment (PCA) will commit to being your consultant throughout your commercial property involvement.Learn More
In today's world, consumers are more educated about the potential of harmful elements found in and around the places we live and work. The BrickKicker offers a series of different testing services that can be ordered with your inspection.Learn More
Other Offered ServicesOther Services We Specialize In
Radon is a naturally occurring gas caused by the decomposition of uranium. This is found in our soil throughout the world. The challenge is, when a home is built over any level of radon the gas could enter the home. Scientist have proven that Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer but can easily be repaired. It is only through testing for radon gas can you determine a repair is needed.
While a traditional home inspection is designed to look at the elements of an existing home a new construction inspection can go one step further. The BrickKicker inspector is trained to also look at the quality of the construction and help you prepare the Contractor’s Punch-list. This is a list of items found in new construction which are either incomplete, missing or completed in a less than qualify manner.
FHA/VA/ HUD203K are all types of loans which will require certain minimum standards be present before a loan is presented. Systems like: Heating, Plumbing, Electrical, Structural, Roof, Thermal and Weatherproofing all require certain standards be met. Every The BrickKicker inspector is HUD certified to provide the necessary documents for each one of these. There is no reason to call for one, two or every three different contractors to provide these documents.
What people are saying about us
"I was pleasantly surprised by how comfortable you made my first time buyers feel. You didn't hesitate to take the time to answer their questions. Our
clients all rave about your service."
"Any Realtor will be lucky to have you as their inspector."
- Barbara Shoemaker Broker / Owner Assistant on Call Realty
"I just wanted to thank you for a job well done. We were very satisfied with our home inspection and are able to buy our first house with our mind's at ease. You did a great job and were very helpful and informative. I will certainly send anyone I know buying a house your way.
- Michelle Parrinello-Cason
"Our inspector, Michael, was incredibly well versed with building inspection. He literally saved us from making the biggest mistake of our lives. ....... you get what you pay for and I will definitely be calling Michael again for my next inspection. Not only was he professional, but very friendly. I feel as though I've made a friend in the business and will continue to trust Michael with all of my home inspection needs. I made the correct assumption that Brick Kicker is the most trustworthy and highest qualified team of inspectors that money can buy."
- Kevin Ahern
"Michael was very helpful and detailed. This is our first home and he took away the fear associated of home ownership."
- Darren & Jocelyn Casimere
"Have given his name to a friend already."
- Elizabeth Cobb
"Mike Chambers was a delight to work with and did a fabulous and thorough job on our inspection! I would highly recommend his services!"
- Maura Darcy
"I have used Mr. Chambers before. Without a doubt, he performs a complete and in depth inspection of the property. He shows the homeowner how his/her new home operates. Mr. Chambers is a great inspector."
- Ophelia Cole Kohl Realtors, Inc.
"Mike did a great job explaining the inspection process as he went as well as pointing out areas of concern. He also made it a point to let me know that he is available any time down the road if we have any questions at all. Made the process very smooth and was very friendly and approachable."
- Stephanie Struckhoff
"Mike was awesome! I really appreciate his efforts to make sure that I understood what was going on at the property."
- Olivia Ford
"I have had 2 inspections completed by Mike Chambers and both of them were done very thorough. I would definitely recommend him to anyone."
- Jessica Defer
"Mike Chamber's goes above and beyond, amazing fast response time, very thorough, educates my clients well, etc."
- Dennis Hansen Premier Lake Properties Lake of The Ozarks & St. Louis, Mo.
"Mike was very thorough in his way of home inspection. I was very impressed with his professionalism and logistical thinking."
- Tony Gibson
"Mike Chambers was great to work with and I feel much better about my home buying experience after his inspection."
- Elizabeth Westhoff
"Mike Chambers has gotten nothing except positive reviews from ANY referral I have given him. I only surround myself and my business with the best of the best when it comes to serving my clients. Mike is at the top of that list. As part of my team, he makes me a better Realtor in my client's eyes. Sit in on 30 minutes of one of Mike's inspections and he will more than earn your business. Whether you are looking to buy, or wanting to do a pre-listing inspection before you put your house on the market, Mike Chambers is worth his weight in gold."
- Andy Hannigan Keller Williams Realty STL 314.324.1245 AndyHannigan.com