Illiana's oldest and most experienced
home inspection service since 1997

Home Inspector and Owner David Biggerstaff

About Us


​​​​​First Home Inspection company was established in 1997 after the Owner and Home Inspector David Biggerstaff worked for an inspection service for over a year.  Since then David has inspected over 6,000 homes in addition to a remodeling and real estate background spanning over 30 years starting with a top to bottom remodel of his own home that was built in 1902.    David is an active real estate investor having flipped 18 properties in 20 years and currently owns 6 rental properties.  David has experience as a contractor, landlord, Illinois licensed appraiser, Illinois Certified Property Assessor, and was a volunteer firefighter and first responder for 10 years completing advanced training in fire prevention and investigation.  David also has performed radon, mold, and water testing, thermal imaging scanning and expert witness testimony in real estate related court cases.  

​Nothing can replace experience, so put years of experience to work on your behalf, call First Home Inspection.

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First Home Inspection

Mailing: POB 802 Catlin IL 61817

(217) 427-5616 Email: