ASHI Certified Inspector

ASHI Certified Inspector
Member Since 1995

Samuel Wood

Advantage Home & Environment Inspections, Inc.

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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
  • Single-Family Homes
  • English

Additional Services

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  • Expert Witness Testimony/Litigation Support
  • Radon Testing


Samuel A. Wood, MSCE, PE, is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer who owns and operates Advantage Home & Environment Inspections, Inc., established in 1995 and is Licensed or Registered in the States of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia. He has been an ASHI, American Society of Home Inspectors, Member since 1996 with over 13,000 full home, structural & environmental inspections completed or had oversight on in West Virginia and Ohio. He is also the first and past President of the West Virginia Association of Home Inspectors, WVAHI. As a Lt. Colonel with the US Army Corps of Engineers, he retired in 1992 with 20 years of Active Duty Service. He has a Undergraduate Degree from Penn State University in Mathematics and a Masters of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. While on Active Duty as the Facilities Engineer for Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Senior Director of Engineering and Housing for the Third Infantry Division in Bavaria, Germa


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West Virginia WV Cert# HI15470848-0806

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