At Tiger Home Inspections, we have a team of top professionals ready to serve you. We are not a franchise; nor are we a large public corporation where personalized, customer service can get overlooked in the drive for big profits. We also don’t have the inherent limitations of a sole practitioner.

We are the typical All-American small company: specialists focused on excelling in their job, but seamlessly united to exceed your expectations. We are dedicated to providing the finest service possible.

David Metzler

Dave moved to Colorado in 1993 to enjoy the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. He was born and raised in Southern California and graduated college from the University of Arizona in Tucson. After working in the construction industry, Dave started a solo home inspection business based in the central mountains of Colorado in 2005. Wanting to expand his home inspection operation, Dave had the opportunity to purchase Tiger Home and Building Inspections in January 2008 from the founding members. Dave’s goal has been to continue the excellent reputation that Tiger Home and Building Inspections has earned since 2000. Dave is a certified member of NACHI (National Association of Certified Home Inspectors). Certification# NACHI08021502.  In his free time between running the business and doing residential and commercial inspections, Dave can be found on the ski slopes in the winter and the golf course or on his mountain bike in the summer.

Jeff Johns

“JJ” retired from a career in Electrical Engineering to be able to live in the mountains full time. He has been a business owner and also has extensive experience in home remodeling. JJ has a dual certification from the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI# 10041705) and has passed the National Home Inspector Examination, required by many states for certification. JJ has completed more than 1500 inspections as an inspector with Tiger. JJ and his wife, Laura, live in Dillon and are frequently seen skiing at Breckenridge and cycling around the mountains in the summer months.

Miles Mickelson

Miles was born in Laramie, WY and moved to Northern Colorado in 1989. He has a lifetime of experience and knowledge in the construction industry with a background in building and sales. This experience and knowledge makes him a great addition to the Tiger team. Miles is a member of The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. (InterNACHI). NACHI ID# NACHI17082123. Miles lives in Windsor with his family and enjoys the outdoors, camping, snowboarding, biking, hiking and golfing as much as he can.

Andrew Linger

Andy Linger

After visiting the family cattle ranch in Colorado every summer, Andy permanently moved to Colorado in 1995. He brings well over a decade of experience in the inspection, construction safety/loss-control and property management fields. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater with a degree in Occupational Safety, and served as safety manager for a large roofing company, visiting jobs throughout Central Colorado. He was also a property manager for a large Vail Valley firm for several years.

Andy is a graduate of the prestigious Inspection Training Associates (ITA) Home Inspector Course, and started a home inspection business in 2004 on the side. He is a certified member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI#13050205) on Home Inspection Skills, Standards of Practice, and Code of Ethics, and has completed the National Home Inspector Examination. He also performs insurance appraisals on residential structures and commercial loss-control services for insurance companies. Andy lives in the high-country and enjoys frequenting the backcountry year-round; skiing, backpacking and kayaking, and enjoys volunteering with several nonprofit organizations.

Tripp Barnes

Tripp Barnes

Tripp is an Atlanta, GA native and University of Georgia alumni.  After college, Tripp began to work in the home building business.  He was licensed by the state of Georgia as a residential contractor and built or remodeled houses for about a dozen years before moving to Colorado. Tripp attended the American Home Inspector Training Institute (AHIT) and is also certified through InterNACHI, certification #14061007, as well as passing the National Home Inspector Examination.  Tripp’s enthusiasm for the outdoors led to his relocation to Colorado.  While skiing in the Winter is an absolute favorite, he can be found hiking, biking, fly-fishing and more during the Summer months.

Fred Kirr

Fred Kirr

Fred moved to Colorado from the Pittsburgh area back in 2000 to enjoy the world class snowboarding this area has to offer.  Since then he has become very knowledgeable in hydraulics, plumbing and general construction through various work ventures.  His professionalism and customer service are a top priority. Fred is a NACHI certified Home Inspector and has completed the National Home Inspector Exam. InterNACHI ID#NACHI14101704 Fred likes to enjoy his time off with his wife, 2 daughters, and their dog in the Leadville area where they live. Riding dirt bikes, camping, and hiking round out summer activities while skiing and snowboarding are the main focus in the winter. Just about any time of year he likes to wet a line fly fishing on the local streams.

Ben Sittig

Ben Sittig

Ben moved to Colorado from Maryland and graduated from Colorado State University. Ben has a background in mechanics and property maintenance, and brings these skills to his career in home inspections. He lives in Tabernash with his wife and son, where they enjoy skiing, rafting, and fishing. A long-time fly fishing guide, he loves to travel with his family and do a little fishing along the way. Ben is a member of The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. (InterNACHI). NACHI ID# NACHI15020316

Dan Fallon

Dan hails from New England where he established his first business building decks and home additions in the mid-Eighties. A love of skiing transported him to Summit County in 1988 where he continued to work for local building contractors while also working as a bartender. This led to owning and operating several restaurants in Frisco over the ensuing decades. Married with two wonderful boys, Dan and his family enjoy everything Summit County has to offer. After leaving the restaurant business in 2017, Dan pursued his NACHI certification (#1712019) and brings his wide ranging skill set and well-honed customer service skills to the Tiger Team.

Jim Bates

Jim and his wife raised their three boys in Boulder and ran his remodeling business there, Jim Bates Construction, for over thirty years. He also built three homes for himself and the family over that period of time in the Boulder foothills. Some of the remodeling projects entailed the demolition and rebuilding of nearly the whole house and many were ‘pop tops’, adding a second story to the home. He recently returned from northern California after an eight year stint as assistant facilities manager at a large events center. He is certified as a home inspector by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI # 7070928). All three boys live in Colorado, in Boulder, Breckenridge, and Basalt, so living in Glenwood Springs gives Jim and his wife plenty of opportunity to see their (almost) six grand children.

Chad Andrade

Chad moved to Colorado with his wife in 2016. He left Florida and his high-end remodeling job to work as a snowboard instructor in Steamboat Springs. He brings years of experience in remodeling, construction, and customer service. Their passion for camping, hiking, snowboarding, and the mountain lifestyle drew them to Summit County where they now live. Chad holds a Certified Professional Inspector Certification with the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. (InterNACHI #NACHI18062121)