Derrik Baker Certified Home Inspector
Derrik Baker is a Certified Home Inspector through interNACHI (National Association of Certified Home Inspectors) and was born and raised in Ringgold GA. Derrik is married to his wife Heather and has one son, Lyric and a new baby on the way. Derrik is a hard-working, goal driven individual with special care and desire for protecting and serving his fellow countryman. So much so, that as soon as Derrik graduated Ringgold High School, He enlisted and served four years in the Marine Corp from March of 2013 to March of 2017 and is still listed as an “inactive reserve”. Being a United States Marine has taught Derrik how to pay close attention to detail while being accountable for his conduct and actions. More importantly, it taught him discipline in all things. Before serving in the military, Derrik spent high school years working in the construction field framing and roofing houses.
Derrik strives for perfection in all things, including home inspections. But most importantly, Derrik is a family oriented man serving and believing in his creator and Lord. He tends to put others needs before his own. Due to the time Derrik spent serving as a Marine and the construction fields, his experiences have provided him with a set of skills to ensure that his inspections will be done properly, in a timely manner, and very thorough. He will protect you and your family from buying a money pit while serving you with a kind heart and a warm smile. Call and ask for Derrik Baker when scheduling and let a Marine protect you!
Founder & President of PRECISE Inspections, Inc: Tim Larkins
Our Founder and President, Tim Larkins was trained by AHIT (The American Home Inspectors Training Institute) back in 2005 and has since become one of just a few local Certified Master Inspectors through the National Certified Master Inspector Board. Tim is Tennessee State Licensed (TN License #384) and Certified to perform home and commercial property inspections, perform Radon testing, is a Certified Residential Thermographer to consult water damage or water intrusion as well as home scans for energy loss areas. Besides Tim’s vast education in home construction and system components, Tim comes from the service and detail oriented field of Golf. That’s right, Tim’s “prior life” was an active Class-A Golf professional with the PGA of America serving as Head Golf Professional of Barnsley Gardens from 2002-2005 and working as an Assistant Golf Professional at the Chattanooga Golf & Country Club from 1999-2002. Golf has taught Tim to look at things considering the “big picture”. This meant managing the golf shop, driving range, golf course, upcoming tournaments, staff, course conditions, lessons, etc … all at the same time. And if something fell through the cracks, there was going to be trouble. Tim uses those same skill sets to look at your property … balancing all major and minor systems and how they’re working together to best get a “big picture” of the property and its overall condition. Tim is as honest as they come and the current president of “Christ the King” Lutheran Church in Dalton, GA.