Don Oakes—Licensed Home Inspector
Don Oakes is the owner and lead home inspector of Beacon Home Inspection of New Jersey LLC. With everything that could potentially impact your investment, it’s important to be an educated buyer when purchasing a home. Confidence can be elusive, especially when faced with so many unknown variables. That’s why Don works hard to help people understand a home inside and out. By maintaining a calm, positive, and realistic attitude, Don instills confidence and knowledge homebuyers will appreciate and value during the home inspection process.
Don has worked as a licensed home inspector for almost a decade. Additionally, he has 27 years of experience as a professional firefighter and 15 years of experience as a licensed home improvement contractor. This background has directly contributed to his ability to provide top-quality home inspections. Helping people has always been something Don has loved to do. He is committed to ensuring the welfare of others. As a firefighter Don continually focuses on personal and structural safety, and he applies that same focus on safety to his work as a professional home inspector.
A Highly Qualified Home Inspector
In addition to being a fully insured, bonded, and licensed New Jersey Home Inspector (NJ#24GI1008300), Don holds numerous certifications that provide evidence of his wide-ranging knowledge and dedication to quality service.
- Certified member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI ID #12081303)
- New Jersey EPA Licensed Radon Measurement Technician (NJ EPA ID #MET13087)
- Certified NACHI IA2C Mold Inspector (IAC2-02-6718)
- Certified NACHI Wood-Destroying Organism Inspector
Additional Certifications Include
Certified Home Inspector
Certified member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI ID #12081303)
New Jersey EPA Licensed Radon Measurement Technician (NJ EPA ID #MET13087)
Certified NACHI IA2C Mold Inspector (IAC2-02-6718)
Certified NACHI Wood-Destroying Organism Inspector
When he’s not performing home inspections, Don enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. In particular, he loves boating, fishing, and simply spending a relaxing day on the beach. Don is currently a Battalion Chief with the Montclair New Jersey Fire Department.
At Beacon Home Inspection of New Jersey LLC, our real-world experience has given us the ability to accurately analyze a home’s condition so that we can offer viable solutions for improving and protecting a prospective investment. We strive for our home inspections to support your efforts to make an informed and secure decision about a home. Contact us today to request an inspection.