Minnesota & Western Wisconsin's First and Finest Home Inspection Service

Home Inspectors

Our Home Inspectors

Jeff Blixt : President and Owner

Jeff Blixt

President and Owner

Work Experience:

Jeff Blixt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Augsburg College in 1977. His senior year he completed an internship buying investment properties for a local company and shortly there rafter became licensed as a Real Estate Agent in Minnesota. In 1983 he joined ERA Mortgage Corporation as a Mortgage Banker and was soon promoted as the Production Manager overseeing the origination of mortgages by other loan officers.. In the fall of 1990 he started his inspection career as the Marketing Director for Inspecta-Homes, Minnesota and Western Wisconsin’s First and largest professional Home Inspection Company. He became licensed as a Truth-in-Housing Evaluator for Minneapolis and St. Paul shortly thereafter. He is a member of The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and a current board member of the local chapter. He currently serves as Vice President of The Minnesota Society of Home Inspectors (MSHI) as well. In 2004 he became an Arbitrator for Construction Arbitration Services, performing arbitration hearings in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area. He has taught continuing education classes to the Real Estate Industry for several years including time spent as an Instructor for Kaplan Professional Schools.

Since 1990, Jeff has completed several hundred hours of continuing education in the home inspection industry. He is the President/Owner of Inspecta-Homes, manages 12 full time inspectors and oversees in excess of 5000 various types of home inspections each year. Inspecta-Homes has performed over 150,000 home inspections locally since 1982.

Membership:

  • ASHI member
  • MSHI Vice President

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree from Augsburg College
  • Trade seminars and classes

City Licenses:

  • Minneapolis
  • St. Paul
  • Maplewood
jblixt@inspectahomes.com
Mitch Thielges : Home Inspector

Mitch Thielges

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 1988 and am currently the Corporate Trainer for Inspecta-Homes. I have 30 years of residential/commercial construction experience.

Membership:

  • ASHI Member
  • MSHI Member

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State Mankato, in Construction
  • Construction Management Accounting
mitchthielges@gmail.com
John Vruno : Home Inspector

John Vruno

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 1993. Property Damage inspection/assessment with FEMA. Residential water and sewer utility installations.

Membership:

  • MSHI member
  • Licensed Wisconsin Home Inspector

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Public Administration from Mankato State University.
  • Dakota and Hennepin County Technical College

City Licenses:

  • St. Paul, Maplewood, Minneapolis, Bloomington, Wisconsin
johnvruno@gmail.com
Jon Haven : Home Inspector

Jon Haven

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 1997 for Inspecta-Homes. 15 years of construction experience in up state New York.

Membership:

  • MSHI member
  • Licensed Wisconsin Home Inspector

Education:

  • ProSource.
  • Trade seminars and classes

City Licenses:

  • St. Paul MN and Maplewood Wisconsin
inspector.haven118@gmail.com
Ron Kulas : Home Inspector

Ron Kulas

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 2000 for Inspecta-Homes. I have 20 years of residential/commercial construction experience and 10 years of property management experience.

Membership:

  • MSHI member

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota

City Licenses:

  • Minneapolis Truth-In-Housing
  • Truth in Housing Licenses in Minneapolis, Bloomington, Hopkins, and Robbinsdale
roninspk@yahoo.com
Bryan Stuckey : Home Inspector

Bryan Stuckey

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 2001 for Inspecta-Homes. I have been a Real Estate arbitrator with Construction Arbitration Services since 2004.

Membership:

  • MSHI member

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota in Political Science.
  • Teaching license from St. Cloud State University.
bpstuckey@gmail.com
Dan Solberg : Home Inspector

Dan Solberg

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 1997. I have also been involved in real estate sales and appraisal for over 5 years. I have over 15 years of experience as a contractor/builder.

Membership:

  • MSHI member

Education:

  • Hennepin County Technical College
  • Residential real estate appraisal classes

City Licenses:

  • Minneapolis
  • Bloomington
  • Hopkins
dansolb@aol.com
Jerry Freitag : Home Inspector

Jerry Freitag

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been a home inspector in the greater Twin Cities area since 2003 for Inspecta-Homes. I specialize in general home inspections for buyers and sellers. If you are a first time home buyer I will help you understand the house you are buying. We also offer radon testing. Before becoming a Home Inspector I worked in the construction trades as a drywall finisher/contractor for over 30 years.

Membership:

  • ASHI candidate
  • MSHI member
  • ASHI Heartland member
  • SPAAR Affiliate membership

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
  • Continuing Education through ASHI and MSHI
freitagjerry1@gmail.com
Jeff Carlson : Home Inspector

Jeff Carlson

Home Inspector

Work Experience: I have been performing professional home inspections in since 2003. I joined the Inspecta-Homes team in 2010. I also worked in new home construction from 1998 to 2003. Prior to the housing industry, I worked as an airline mechanic.

Membership:

  • ASHI Certified Inspector #247678
  • MSHI Member

Education:

  • ASHI and MSHI Continuing Education
  • Home Inspector Training-Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
  • Certified Construction Superintendent-Home Builders Association of Central Arizona
  • FAA Certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician
jcarlson.inspectahomes@gmail.com
Joshua Clausen : Home Inspector

Joshua Clausen

Home Inspector

Work Experience:

  • Landscaping specialist for 10 years
  • General contracting for 7 years
  • Home Inspector 2010-Present

Education:

  • B. A. from Augsburg College
jclausenih@gmail.com
Aaron Haase : Home Inspector

Aaron Haase

Home Inspector

Work Experience:

I have been inspecting homes since 2009 on a part-time basis, coming on full-time with Inspecta-Homes in 2015.  I enjoy answering any questions you may have during the inspection and helping you understand the systems in your home. In the past I have worked for Best Buy and UnitedHealthcare.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Home Inspector training course – Kaplan schools
  • Member of the Minnesota Society of Home Inspectors

 

aaron.inspectahomes@gmail.com
Jarrod McGill : Home Inspector

Jarrod McGill

Home Inspector

 Work Experience:
I have been conducting Section 8 housing inspections since 2007.  During my time as a Section 8 inspector, I also worked in the social service field with different agencies around the Twin Cities.
Memberships:
  • MSHI member
  • ASHI Heartland member
  • AARST-NRPP member
  • Education:

    • Home Inspector training course - Kaplan schools
    • Home Inspector training course - American Home Inspectors Training
    • ASHI and MSHI continuing education
    • Bachelors in Social Work from Metropolitan University
    jarrodmcgill@gmail.com
    Jesse Mueller : Home Inspector

    Jesse Mueller

    Home Inspector

    Work Experience:  I've been a home remodeling professional for well over a decade with hands-on construction experience remodeling homes from top to bottom.  With a passion for houses and helping people out, I pride myself on being thorough and truly committed to educating clients about their potential home-to-be.  I love what I do and I always enjoy working for a diverse group of people!

    jessetheinspector@gmail.com