Meet Our Home Inspectors

AmeriSpec of Ottawa is committed to providing you with detailed inspection findings and friendly, professional service. Our certified and trained home inspectors will work hard to make sure you receive comprehensive results about the condition of your current or next potential home. We also pride ourselves on providing the peace of mind people have come to expect from Canada’s Leading Home Inspection Company.

Steve Fortin – Owner/Operator


At a young age, Steve was introduced to the world of construction. Working side-by-side with his father, a great contractor, he learnt about the craft. Steve Fortin has over 20 years of experience in every aspect of construction from footings to roofing. He has also been the lead contractor on the construction of four houses.

In early 2000, Steve established a roofing company where he also gained valuable client service skills.

In 2007, with the support of his family, Steve returned to the classroom and became a home-inspector in the Outaouais region. Today, he has completed over a thousand home inspections and energy audits. This is a passion for Steve. His career allows him to meet new clients, see new homes and take on new challenges daily.

Steve is a Certified Inspector with the following associations: National Building Inspectors and Experts Association (NBIEA), and Conseil National de certification des inspecteurs Immobiliers. He is also a Certified Thermographer with the Infrared Training Center – FLIR Canada.


Joe Forgues – Home Inspector

Amerispec_Inspector_JoeA construction worker at the age 19, Joe has seen every aspect of home building; from framing to roofs, to trim finish, going through kitchen and bathroom installs. Joe also has had many years of experience in various home renovation and repair work; such as fixing leaky foundations, weeping tiles, and complete extensions. General Contractor, foreman, worker – he has seen every level of interaction with his co-workers, and clients.

Joe has always used his knowledge of construction to the benefit of his client. In 2014 he completed the AmeriSpec home inspector apprentice program and was certified by NBIEA, leading his peers throughout the process.

Joe is passionate about his career as a home inspector, and we are convinced you will appreciate his competence and friendly demeanour.

Joe is a Certified Inspector with National Building Inspectors and Experts Association (NBIEA). He is also a Certified Healthy Indoor Air Specialist.