About Us

Inspection Specialties Inc is a real estate inspection firm serving the East Houston, Baytown, Harris, Liberty, Crosby, and Chambers Counties since 1986.

Inspection Specialties Inc was initially founded by Billy Plante to serve the residential and commercial real estate inspection needs of the area. Kevin Plante currently owns and operates the company. Mr. Plante'­s experience and qualifications:

  • 2010 President of the Houston Association of Real Estate Inspectors
  • Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Inspector License #3552
  • International Residential Code Certification #518-6962
  • Southern Building Code Congress Int. 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Certification #2584
  • Building Officials and Code Administration Certification #00S-773
  • FEMA Approved Disaster Housing Inspector
  • Attended University of Houston School of Architecture
  • 2001-2002 President of American Society of Construction Analysis
  • 5 years experience with industrial mechanical and structural design
  • Personally preformed more than 13,000 real estate inspections as of January 2016