About Us

Texas Certified Home Inspection is a Houston-based company that does full home inspections on both new and previously owned homes. TCHI conducts inspections all over Greater Houston, as far north as Huntsville, east as Dayton/Liberty, south as Galveston to Route 95, and west as Sealy. See our FAQ for more details.

Blake Salcetti

Owner | TREC License #10389 | Structural Pest Control Certified Applicator #599956 | INTERNACHI #18072206

Blake is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelors in Business Administration. After graduation Blake worked for Morgan Stanley for 3 years as a Financial Advisor. While he loved the finance industry he was drawn to work in the outdoors and follow in his father's footsteps and go into residential construction where he has 8 years of residential home construction experience at companies such as Lennar and David Powers Homes and 9 years of managing and training home inspectors at Lennar Homes and now his own company, Texas Certified Home Inspection. He lives in Cypress, Texas with his wife and three children.

Scott Osborne

Inspector | TREC License #20555 | Structural Pest Control Certified Applicator #731886

After many years in the financial services industry, Scott became interested in learning more about residential construction and inspection. With residential remodeling under his experience belt, he turned his attention to the inspection arena. Scott joined the team at Texas Certified Home Inspection in November 2012, bringing the expertise of TCHI to the Pearland area. Scott lives in Pearland with his two children.

Kelly Herbert

Inspector | TREC License #21822 | Structural Pest Control Technician #783645

Kelly, a native of Texas, operated a successful insurance agency for the past 17 years. His excellent communication skills and attention to detail help his clients understand the conditions of the potential “forever” home. His desire to help others led him down the path of a home inspection career. He successfully completed his training from Champions School of Real Estate and obtained his Professional Inspectors License from the Texas Real Estate Commission while training with a Professional Structural Engineer.

Matt Williams

Inspector | TREC License #20846 | Structural Pest Control Technician #767082

Matthew gained his home inspection license in 2013. Matt has been a school teacher for 30+ years and has worked in commercial construction on the side. His emphasis on a detailed inspection and great communication skills are proven assets to our clients in making informed decisions about the properties they intend to buy.

Kevin Farris

Inspector | TREC License #21655 | Structural Pest Control Technician #760538

Kevin had achieved 30+ years experience in residential construction and remodeling before deciding to cross over to home inspecting in 2016. As it relates to home building, he has roofed, run electric, laid plumbing and set forms for foundations. His firsthand experience in all aspects of the construction process and his attention to detail is an invaluable benefit when inspecting homes and explaining any issues to his client.

Bryan Pilkington, Sr.

Pool Inspector | License #2172015-CPI

Bryan grew up in The Woodlands TX. After attending college at University of North Texas, he spent 8 years in the financial industry helping take corporations public. This career gave him the opportunity to live in various locations across the US. He ended his corporate career in 1999 with the goal of getting outdoors. He achieved this by starting a landscape design and pool service company in Charlotte, NC. In 2006, he expanded his market to include Houston and in 2008 sold the Charlotte Branch and moved back home to dedicate his effort here. His company designs, builds, remodels, maintains and inspects pools.

Dalita Farris

Assistant & Scheduler

Dalita says she has the best job because she gets to talk to excited happy people everyday, sometimes nervous but always excited. She enjoys helping everyone and is very knowledgeable about the home inspecting process.