At AmeriSpec, your house is more than where you live,  it’s your home.

Whether you’re buying or selling, a professional home inspection can give you the peace of mind you need to make the right decision, and protect your most important investment.

Quality. Service. Value.

amerispec home inspector with clientFrom its inception in 1987 AmeriSpec quickly became North America’s leading home inspection service. In 1996, with our purchase by ServiceMaster, AmeriSpec Canada became part of the largest and most trusted home service provider in the world. Today, the AmeriSpec name is the industry standard in Canada for quality, service and value. With over 75 franchise licences from coast to coast, AmeriSpec of Canada conducts more home inspections—and serves more satisfied customers—than anyone else in the country.For more information on our parent company, ServiceMaster of Canada, please visit

Our Commitment to You.

AmeriSpec of Nova Scotia is committed to providing our customers with the very best service and most professional home inspections in the business.

Our inspectors are trained to meet or exceed the Standards of Practice of the Canadian Association of Home Inspectors—the highest standards in the industry. Our state-of-the-art, hands-on training ensures they know exactly what to look for with every inspection they carry out. And our trademark AmeriSpec Report—gives you the information you need to know about the true condition of any home—and how to maintain it.


Meet Your Local AmeriSpec Business Owner.

Glen Strang, owner of AmeriSpec of Nova Scotia since 1996, has over 20 years of experience in the home inspection business and holds the Registered Home Inspector (RHI) designation as a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI). Glen is  WETT Certified through WETT-NS,  and holds a Level 1 infrared thermography designation.  Glen is also certified by Natural Resources Canada as an Energy Auditor and is trained to perform Radon Testing through C-NRPP.


Meet Our Home Inspectors & Energy Advisors

Bradley Austen

Bradley is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University with a degree in Environmental Earth Science. In 2013, he earned a diploma from the Nova Scotia Community College, in Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology. This program focused on building science, and renewable energy. To further his knowledge in energy efficiency, Bradley completed training through the Canadian Passive House Institute in passive house design and modeling as well as additional training in residential mechanical ventilation design. Bradley is a Natural Resources of Canada Registered Energy Auditor for existing  homes and is trained for EnergyStar and EnerGuide Certifications for the New Homes program.

Jesse Pride

Jesse is a graduate of NSCC Dartmouth with a certificate as an Architectural Engineering Technician.  Jesse is a Natural Resources of Canada Registered Energy Auditor for existing homes and enerGuide for new home construction.

Chadd Hansen

Chadd is the newest member of the AmeriSpec of Nova Scotia team.  He is a Natural Resources of Canada Registered Energy Auditor for existing homes and enerGuide for new home construction.


Meet our Office Staff

Linda-Maria Pride

As the Executive Director, Linda supervises both the office staff and field team. Linda also oversees our partnership the various Efficiency Nova Scotia Energy Programs. Linda is a graduate of Notre Dame Secretarial College and has been working with AmeriSpec of Nova Scotia since 2009. Linda’s strong administrative and management skills provide a well-organized office environment that allows the company to achieve a high level of professionalism and customer service.

Shawna St. James

Shawna started part-time with AmeriSpec of Nova Scotia in 2012 and has been with us full-time since 2018. Shawna is our New Home Construction Office Assistant. Her experience in customer service brings an exceptional level of communication.

Laura Jarvie

Laura is the newest member of our office team.  Laura’s experience with scheduling and customer service brings added excellence to our team.  Laura’s role is as our receptionist and scheduler.