Your Central Ohio Home Inspector

“I’ve been preparing my entire life for your home inspection!” Serving all of Central Ohio – Columbus Home Inspections, Thornville, Pickering, New Albany, and more!

The Best Home Inspection Guarantee

Buy your home with complete confidence with our Buy Back Guarantee

Experienced and Dedicated

We have years of experience and are dedicated to YOUR home and future

Why Choose Us for Your Columbus OH Home Inspections


We are experienced home inspectors who know where the issues hide, and how to find them. We have over 25 years experience in construction and inspections – all phases of remodeling, construction, and home inspections

Thorough Inspections

Our home inspections are extremely thorough. We scour your home, inspecting every inch of it possible. Afterward, we deliver a complete home inspection report that is both thorough and easy to read and use to negotiate with.

Always Available

Your home inspection is an important step in the home buying process – and one that will determine many things for you. We understand this, and work hard to be available. Feel free to call or email, or contact us via our website 24/7.

Manufactured Home Engineering Certification

Now Offering MFD Foundation Certifications

Federal regulations require you to get a foundation certification whenever you buy a manufactured home to ensure the structure is in good condition under the building.

We here at Hardbarger inspections are proud to provide this service to our clients. Simply click on the image here to schedule your foundation certification.

Certifications are typically completed and sent to you within 4 business days.

Guaranteed Home Inspections!

Columbus OH Home Inspections

Now you can buy your home with confidence. No more wondering if there are issues lurking behind the walls after the home inspection.  If we miss anything on your home inspection, InterNACHI will buy your home back for the price you paid for it. It has worked for home buyers just like you across the country. Watch this short video and see how:

Josh Hardbarger – Certified Professional Home Inspector

My name is Josh Harbarger, InterNACHI Certified Professional Home Inspector. I am an experienced home inspector with the best training in the industry.

I am certified in every type of residential home inspection, and I am licensed by the State of Ohio for Termite Inspections and Radon Gas testing.

In addition to this, I have over 25 years of construction and inspection experience, and I am also Certified through InterNACHI – the world’s largest home inspector association.

I provide thorough home inspections and computer generated home inspection reports with color captioned photos and videos provided within 24 hours and usually the same day as the inspection.

I am fully insured and participate in InterNachi’s “We’ll buy your home back guarantee”. Whether you are a buyer, seller, real estate agent, or property manager, you can count on me for all of your building inspection needs.

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When Looking For a Home Inspector In Central Ohio

If you are looking for a home inspector in Columbus, Thornville, Zanesville, Newark, Lancaster, or any of the surrounding areas of Ohio, you want the most thorough, experienced home inspector possible. We are that home inspector. We promise to give you a professional experience, and thorough home inspection, and a detailed home inspection report. We inspect your home as if we were inspecting for our family!


Hardbarger Inspections, LLC
12482 Lonesome Rd.
Thornville, Ohio 43076
(740) 334-0912

Our Central Ohio Service Areas

We provide home inspections in Columbus, Thornville, Lancaster, Zanesville, Millersport, Glenford, Pleasantville, Pickering, Hebron, Reynoldsburg, Pataskala, Heath, Newark, Somerset, and all surrounding areas of Central Ohio!

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Get in Touch

With so much experience, the best training in the industry, and knowledge that is hard to find, why choose anyone else? Contact us today to schedule YOUR thorough home inspection!

Information Every Home Buyer Should Know

Learn critical information from a home inspector's perspective that every home buyer in Central Ohio should know.


Don't buy a home without first getting this critical information - the difference could be years of dealing with a "money pit", or having the home of your dreams.

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