ASHI Certified Inspector

ASHI Certified Inspector
Member Since 1981

Rusty Layton

Russell Layton Associates

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ASHI Standard of Practice

The ASHI Standard of Practice is the foundation that all ASHI members conduct their home inspections upon. Adhering to the Standard puts our members in the best position to provide an effective and informative service to their clients, and help them make a sound decision on their new home.

The Standard of Practice covers the following areas:

  • Air Conditioning Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Structural Systems
  • Exterior
  • Fireplace
  • Flooring
  • Solid Fuel Burning Appliances
  • Heating Systems
  • Interior
  • Insulation And Ventilation
  • Roof System
Property Types
  • High End Homes/ Estates
  • Historic Homes
  • Multi-Family Homes (Condos/Apartments)
  • New Construction Inspections
  • Single-Family Homes
  • English


Rusty Layton is a native of the Washington DC area. He grew up in the Maryland suburbs, graduated from the University of Maryland in 1977, and has resided in Northern Virginia since 1980. He worked with his father through high school and college for General Heating installing HVAC systems and boilers. After college, Mr. Layton worked for Majestic Builders at the Parkfairfax Condo renovation project in Alexandria, VA, scheduling and supervising the renovation of apartments to condos. He also supervised the construction of single family homes with Washington Homes and Globe Construction in Alexandria and Burke Centre, Virginia. He was then employed by Real Estate Appraisal Services, as Vice President of the Inspection Department. Mr. Layton then worked for Homechek Inspection Services, of Falls Church, Virginia for fifteen years and in 1996 opened his own inspection business, Russell Layton Associates. Rusty Layton is a Certified Home Inspector (CHE) by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).


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Virginia 3380000573
Exp: 5/31/2022

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