Business overview

Top rated home inspectors by customers on Kudzu, and the only home inspectors certified by noted consumer reporter Dale Cardwell on TrustDale.com Medallion is one of the most respected inspection companies in metro Atlanta, and among the top home inspection firms in the country. We provide CODE CERTIFIED inspections and radon testing of new, existing, bank owned, foreclosed and under-construction homes, townhomes and condos.

1. We include INFRARED THERMAL IMAGING at NO ADDITIONAL COST.. with every inspection. It helps us see things not readily visible to the naked eye, such as a water leak in a wall. If you are looking at a foreclosure that was vacant over the winter months, this will make your inspection more complete. We can't see everything, but it gives us and you a better chance of finding conditions that could surprise you.

2. We always send a team of 2 inspectors on every job. It is safer, they see more, get an immediate second opinion, and serve you better. Realtors team, and now your inspector does, too.

Check our website at www.MedallionInspections.com

We offer WARRANTY inspections, too. If you bought your home less than a year ago, you should have us come inspect your home and provide you a detailed report that you provide to your builder before the 12 month warranty expires. Builders appreciate our reports, because it tells them exactly what has to be corrected.

Call today. Or, check out our website online.

Medallion Inspections
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Service Area

  • Acworth
  • Alpharetta
  • Buckhead
  • Buford
  • Canton
  • Cascade Heights
  • Cherokee/Forsyth County
  • Cobb County
  • Crabapple
  • Cumming
  • Decatur
  • Downtown
  • Druid Hills/Emory
  • Duluth
  • Dunwoody
  • East Atlanta
  • Greenbriar
  • Grove Park
  • Kennesaw
  • Lakewood
  • Lawrenceville
  • Lilburn
  • Marietta
  • Midtown
  • Norcross
  • Riverside
  • Roswell
  • Sandy Springs
  • Smyrna
  • South Atlanta
  • Tucker
  • VA Highland/Morningside
  • West End
  • Woodstock
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Clients

  • Commercial
  • Residential

Services

  • Air Quality Testing
  • Foundation Inspection
  • Home Inspection
  • Mold Testing
  • Radon Testing
  • Residential Energy Audits

Kudzu's "Best Of" Winner

2012, 2013

Credentials

Each of our inspectors is CERTIFIED by the ICC (formerly CABO). They are also certified by ASHI, the American Society of Home Inspectors. IN fact, one of our inspectors is on the Standards Committee of ASHI, the team that is responsible for writing and maintaining the standards followed by professional inspectors throughout the country.

Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • TUE
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • WED
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • THU
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • FRI
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • SAT
  • SUN

* By Appointment Only

Payments Accepted

  • American Express
  • Cash Only
  • Debit Card
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa

Year Established

2004

Documents

[PDF] Be Sure to Get a Bank-Owned house Inspected

Green Credentials

Medallion is completely green, from our fuel-saving vehicle to our electronic reports. No fuel-wasting oversized pick up truck. Completely digital with photos and emailed reports stored on our secure server. We even clean our uniforms using friendly he soap. Just another reason we remain #1 and copied by others.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Reviews

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Thorough and Professional, 10/14/2014

I have used Medallion Inspections twice in a month to inspect potential homes. Very professional team! Both times I had houses inspected, the inspection report arrived in about an hour. I highly... recommend Joe and Jim to anyone looking to have a house inspected.

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More Expensive, But Worth It, 10/10/2014

I had Medallion inspect a home that we ended up buying. They sent out two guys: one did the systems and the other the structure. They were very thorough, answered questions, and found many issues... with the house. We ended up asking the seller to fix the issues that were found. They were expensive fixes and would have been deal breakers or a hardship had we purchased and then had to fix ourselves. Medallion works for you and not your agent. They have no interest as to whether you buy the house or not. In my opinion, they looked very closely at the house unlike some inspectors that don't want to find many issues and upset the realtors (and not be recommended by them). Medallion is more expensive than other inspectors I called for estimates, but THEY ARE WORTH IT! Your home is the most expensive investment you are likely to make. Spend extra and hire Medallion. You won't regret it.

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  • We found this on a 1 yr old home. When is the builder going to come back and finish the house?
  • The electrical system gets a thorough check.
  • Even fireplaces are checked.
  • Heating and air conditioning are espectially important
  • Sometimes we find things in the attic that surprise even us!
  • We check the foundation on new and existing homes.
  • This expensive remodel in Atlanta included an old car wheel to hold up the sewer drain line
  • The person who installed these pull down stairs in a $760,000 house didn't understand geometry!
  • The builder said this roof was finished on this new $3/4 million home, complete w/plywood shingles!
  • The top of the shutters on this new home weren't painted. Rain will ruin them quickly. Are yours?
  • These gutters are holding water because they were never pitched properly.
  • Choose Medallion and be sure you get a complete inspection.
  • We use thermal imaging cameras to conduct scans of insulation, HVAC ducts, & electrical panel.
  • Home before a thermal scan
  • Thermal scan of the home
  • A beautiful home we recently inspected.

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Mandar

Reviews: 1

Best Home Inspectors in Atlanta Metro area

Medallion inspectors are very thorough in their work. They pointed out some important flaws which we would have never found. The thermal imaging which they do is another great thing as it helps in ensuring proper insulation for your home.

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-10-2014

Thank you Mandar. We enjoyed working for you and appreciated your strong interest in what we found. The thermal infrared camera is very helpful in some cases - such as in your house. it lets us see what otherwise might not be visible since we cannot open walls or see inside of hidden spaces. Thanks again. Jim, Joe, Christine and Beverly

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dataman7

Reviews: 1

Real Pros

It was a pleasure having Medallion perform my pre-listing house inspection. Jim and Joe were pleasant and knowledgeable. Their use of technology in the process was truly amazing. Helps to remove the "black art" from home inspection. Use Medallion for a home inspection that is fast and "based on fact."

Medallion Inspections replied on 02-16-2012

Thank you dataman7. We use technology to allow us to spend more time inspecting instead of writing. We are able to deliver a consistent level of report that is delivered promptly to our customers. What's more, we create narrative reports with photos that are useful and easy to understand. We have seen the checklist reports that most inspectors deliver. They are poorly organized, hard to understand, and fail to communicate what needs to be corrected. So yes, we use technology to deliver better inspections and report of our recommendations in a timely manner to our clients. We are flattered you noticed. Thanks J+J+C

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jolavi

Reviews: 4

Not cheap but worth it.

Booking an inspection with Medallion was very easy. Christine managed to fit us in quickly and was very easy to work with over the phone. The inspection itself was thorough, and we literally had several pages of report with photos within 3 hours of the end of the inspection. They helped us walk away from a $600,000 mistake. They're not the cheapest, but that was worth every penny.

Medallion Inspections replied on 02-16-2012

Thank you jolavi. Customers' first contact with Medallion is with Christine. She is very helpful, explains how we can help, fits us into customers' schedule, and gives a firm quote for our work. In a short call, Christine gets the address and information to allow buyers to sit back and let her make the rest of the arrangements. And yes, we are not the lowest priced inspectors. When our customers are spending 100 thousand, a half million or more, an extra hundred dollars is inexpensive to be sure you receive a thorough inspection from a proven team. We're glad we were able to help you. Thanks J+J+C

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mustbeme23

Reviews: 2

Wonderful Inspectors

Finding a trustworthy inspector proved to be a big task because we were in a rush to close quickly. Our real estate agent gave us 3 names of inspectors that she usually uses (Medallion wasn't one of them), but didn't highly recommend any one particularly. Because of this, I took to the interwebs to research about home inspectors and came along Jim and Joes company. After taking a gamble (since I only had the web to go on), I called Medallion to set up the inspection. They were the most expensive inspectors who I called but I really liked that 2 highly qualified inspectors were evaluating the home. We chose to go with the radon test- the test was very sophisticated and even showed that the home owners opened the door to the outside to "fool the machine" and diffuse the radon" as the temperature dropped in the basement significantly. The machine also detects motion. The inspection brought to light significant problems with the home, and I know without their knowledge I might have purchased the home and been underwater. The home was a short sale and I thought we were getting a great deal- without Jim and Joe we would have just had an expensive headache. We walked away from the home. On the flipside- we just made an offer on another home and I know I will be calling Medallion tomorrow to book another inspection. Thanks for the great work and professionalism!

Medallion Inspections replied on 01-19-2012

Thank you, mustbeme23. We remember! By the way, we know many inspectors who charge much more than we do. We monitor and try to stay just below the average cost for full time, insured, code certified inspectors. We know there are inspectors who advertise they inspect any house for a ridiculous low price. We also meet many realtors who tell us their clients hired one of the low priced guys and they have to clean up the mess caused by untrained, inexperienced low priced inspectors. We stay fully scheduled every week, not because of low prices, but because we like what we do and are good inspectors! Thanks for your kind review, and we look forward to inspecting your next house!

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ggoods118

Reviews: 3

Great Inspection

Jim and Joe were very helpful. They walked me through everything that was an issue on the inspection and gave me ways to fix it. A very thorough inspection and I will recommend in the future. Thanks again.

Medallion Inspections replied on 01-19-2012

Thank you ggoods118. We were glad to share our ideas and experience. J+J and Christine

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billygfa

Reviews: 4

GREAT EXPERIENCE!

From the ease of setting this up to the speed and professionalism of these guys, I would recommend them to anyone and everyone. I was very impressed. They did exactly what they said they would do and provided me some great documentation. This was the best / easiest part of the house buying process.

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jareds

Reviews: 1

Pricey but worth it

Using their Kudzu review as a recommendation, I scheduled a home inspection with Medallion. Scheduling was quick and easy. They showed up right on time. There are two inspectors (the owners) where very professional and they spent 2-3 hours each inspecting the home so you really get a lot of inspection time for your money. The only problem is that you can't 'hang out' with both of them at the same time as they are inspecting to ask questions. They go over everything when they are done and the inspection report is detailed so not that big of a deal. Speaking of the report...40 pages; same day. I ended up purchasing the home and I've been living in it for 3 weeks. At this point it would seem that they found almost every fault in the home. They missed a few small things. Overall, I would recommend them to any of my friends/family and would definitely use them again.

Medallion Inspections replied on 12-22-2011

Thanks jareds. We're glad we could help. We are not the cheapest, and not the most expensive inspectors in town. Cheaper guys re generally either uninsured, not code certified, or not full time. The more pricey guys are generally less active and only perform 2 or 3 inspections a week. We know the market, and we stay priced a bit below the average for the same age, size and price house (price tells us what to expect in systems, kitchens, etc). Thanks again. J+J - Merry Christmas

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v1.0bugid17

Reviews: 1

Great Service

I read the reviews on Kudzu on several home inspectors and compared services. I would recommend Medallion to anyone looking to buy or sell their home. These guys found a a water leak that was coming from the top of the house that connected to the water heater vent. This was a great find! Thanks Medallion for the great service!

Medallion Inspections replied on 12-20-2011

Thank you v1.Obugid17. Between the two of we manage to do a very thorough inspection. We have our own areas of focus, but we're looking at the entire house and find one another's items all the time. It's like having two full inspections at the same time for the price other inspectors charge for one inspector. The extra pair of eyes is always helpful. We're glad we were able to help. Happy Holidays. J+J

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lizards

Reviews: 13

The Best in Town

Medallion recently helped us inspect our home prior to purchase. Their attention to detail and level of professionalism is out of this world. Customers receive an electronic file immediately. Medallion might be more expensive than other inspectors, but they are well worth every penny. I've told countless others that Medallion Inspectors are the only ones who truly represent the buyer, when it comes to purchasing a home. We've recommended Medallion to many friends, who all had a similar experience to our own. Did I mention that thanks to Medallion, we saved about 15k on the price of our home? We can't say enough!

Medallion Inspections replied on 12-16-2011

Thank you lizards! Your review is like an early Christmas present. We are sincerely glad we were able to help and protect you. You know we rarely hear the actual $ amount of the repairs our clients avoided with our work, si it's helpful to her you saved $15,000. We promise to do the same for anyone else you refer to Medallion Inspections. Thank you again. Jim, Joe, and our Christine, our new business manager. She excels at scheduling and making all the arrangements needed for the inspection.

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eclark6

Reviews: 2

EXCELLENT INSPECTORS

Being a first time home buyer, I knew nothing about this process. These guys are professional, thorough, and friendly! They explained everything to the tiniest detail and made me feel so comfortable during this overwhelming process. LOVE THEM!

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-26-2011

Thanks eclark6. We remember when we bought our first homes. And that was before there was even a profession called 'home inspector'. We try and keep that in mind and present our reports and findings in a clear, concise way that we would have liked buying our first home. You may not know it, but too many home inspectors are pocket protector engineer types. They know there stuff, but they just can't communicate very well. Why only use 10 words to describe something when you can use an entire page. Ughh. So thanks for noticing, and best of luck with the new house. Call if you need us. J+J

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MillsD

Reviews: 4

Impressive!

As a buyer, I am a totally satisfied client. And as a Realtor, I will continue to recommend you guys to my clients as well. Thank you and keep up the good work.

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-24-2011

Thanks David. We appreciate your personal business and the clients you entrust to us. As you know, we inspect the same way whether a client comes to us directly or referred by an agent. Thanks again. J+J

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dmurph

Reviews: 4

Excellent Service / Home Inspections

I can only say that Medallion Inspections are 100% Professional, give detailed reports on your next home purchase. I needed a trusted person to give unbiased facts on a home in Atlanta, while I was living in Florida. The home needed needed some TLC because it was a Foreclosure, and had been vacant for 3 years. With Joe's help I was confident of my purchase, and I'm in the process of fixing up some minor things that were in his report.

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-24-2011

Thanks dmurph. Joe and I both inspected your house together, and glad we were able to make you feel more confident about buying a foreclosure. Let us know if we can help further. J+J

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Joyful Jan

Reviews: 2

All you need to know before you buy

When you buy a house you want to know just exactly what you're getting into. Top to bottom, stem to stern these guys looked at everything! We were then able to determine just how much it was going to take to get the house livable and ended up not buying based on their review. Thanks Jim & Joe!

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-24-2011

Thanks Joyful Jan. We're sorry it didn't work out on this house. You never know what your are getting until you have it checked. Hopefully the next one will meet your requirements. Thanks J+J

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benbostrom

Reviews: 3

Great customer service

Jim and Joe found a plumbing issue with a house I was looking to purchase. Previous inspections of the house, the inspectors did not identify this water flow issue. House had high pressure (110 PSI) but low water flow when multiple outlets were open. Great customer service.

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-24-2011

Thanks benbostrom. Your house had an unusual condition. Apparently someone chose to significantly raise the water pressure instead of finding out what was really the cause of the problem. As your plumber found out, the water line into the house was too small. Glad we were able to catch the condition so you could have a thorough diagnosis performed. Thanks again. J+J

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opinion8d

Reviews: 1

A+ (prompt, knowledgeable, tech savvy, etc. etc.)

Jim and Joe exceeded my expectations. They respond promptly to calls and are savvy with modern technology. They’re experts at what they do, yet translate their technical knowledge into easy-to-understand terms. They alerted me in advance when another party hadn’t given them an access code. They showed up promptly and were very knowledgeable and eager to share their knowledge. Their detailed report was ready the same day. This was one of the least stressful aspects of my first home-buying experience. It's rare for me to find a business that I trust, and these guys earned my trust completely. A+

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-24-2011

Thanks opinion8d (cool screen name). We do like our technology. It makes it easier to inspect the house for you, and provide you a detailed, thorough yet readable and useable document the same day as the inspection. We both are flattered to earn your trust and confidence. Call us if you need advice about the house, too. Thanks again. J+J

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house hunter

Reviews: 1

top notch company

I have never seen anyone as thorough as these gentlemen were. The inspection report I received from them was more like a "proposal" on why I should or should not buy that particular house. They exceeded my expectations.

Medallion Inspections replied on 10-24-2011

Thank you House Hunter. Our business mentor told us to try and exceed customer expectations and we'll do ok. It nice to read a review that what we met one of our business goals. Thanks again and we promise to keep trying. J+J

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We found this on a 1 yr old home. When is the builder going to come back and finish the house?