Meet The Team
Gerald Hargrove has worked in the construction industry for over 35 years. He originally started out working with his family owned and operated swimming pool business for about ten years. He also began building houses during this time. He founded Gerald Hargrove Inspection Services (now Hargrove Inspection Services) in 1981 and has been inspecting residential and commercial properties since, completing over 20,000 inspections.
What people are saying about Gerald:
“Gerald has also gone out of his way to help us out with our new home. We truly appreciate his time and attention to detail.”
Gerald Hargrove is committed to serving your inspection needs.
John Boudreaux (President and part-owner of Hargrove Inspection Services and Hargrove Pest Solutions) has an engineering degree from Georgia Tech, and worked as an engineer for three years before becoming a home inspector in 2000.
He has completed over 5,000 home inspections. John specializes in mold testing, Energy Audits, and HERS ratings, in addition to home inspection services. John is an ASHI, ICC, and EDI certified inspector, licensed in South Carolina, and is a HERS rater and BPI Assessor.
What people are saying about John:
“John arrived early for the appointment and was very friendly. In evaluating a 50 year old home, which of course had some problems, he conveyed the items to the buyer in a way not to alarm her but to inform her.”
“The inspection was great and John did a very thorough job.”
John Boudreaux is committed to serving your inspection needs.
Sanford Campbell has worked with Gerald Hargrove Construction and Inspections for over 25 years, taking an active role in the inspection company in 2000. Sanford’s construction background includes being involved in all phases of residential construction from the ground to the roof – from laying the foundation to the finishing details.
He has extensive knowledge of not only how a home should be built, but also of how to make proper repairs on existing structures.
Sanford has inspected over 5,000 homes. He is NACHI and ASHI certified, is a licensed home inspector in South Carolina, and specializes in pool and septic inspections.
What people are saying about Sanford:
“Sanford has done several inspections for us now, and I am more and more impressed each time. He is very thorough, very friendly, and very patient as he explains his report.”
“Sanford was very personable and willing to answer questions. He was very thorough, and we would highly recommend hin to anyone.”
Sanford Campbell is committed to serving your inspection needs.
James “Med” Grubbs moved to the Augusta area from Barnwell, SC in 1996 after working in the family business for 16 years. He then entered the housing industry where he bought and sold foreclosed homes. Med gained extensive knowledge about homes through the repairing and refurbishing of these homes to be resold.
Med has been with Hargrove Inspection Services since 2006, and has completed over 2500 inspections, specializing in NACA inspections.
Med is ASHI, NACHI, and AHIT certified. He is also licensed in South Carolina, and completes over 500 inspections per year.
What people are saying about Med:
“I am highly impressed with Med Grubbs’ expertise and customer service. He went out of his way to discuss what he was doing and finding during his inspection.”
“Mr. Grubbs took his time and thoroughly inspected every nook in my new home. I was impressed with his knowledge and attention to detail. I will recommend Hargrove Inspections to my friends.”
Med Grubbs is committed to serving your inspection needs.
Charles “Buddy” Watson
Buddy is originally from Edgefield, SC. Prior to joining Hargrove Inspection Services in April, 2015, he was a homeowners insurance adjuster and claims investigator for 24 years.
Buddy is a licensed adjuster in GA and SC. He is an AHIT certified inspector, ASHI certified and a South Carolina licensed home inspector.
What people are saying about Buddy:
“The inspector was thorough and knowledgeable, explained things to my client and I that we were unsure of, prompt and extremely patient and polite. Will definitely call him again. The office staff is very pleasant and helpful as well! Thank you!”
“He was very polite and inspected everything. He even explained why he was doing some of the items. I was very thankful I had called Hargrove. I feel like I got my money’s worth and things in my home are in good order. Thank you!”
“Very professional and extremely helpful. Great experience.”
Buddy Watson is committed to serving your inspection needs.
A South Carolina native, Rita attended Lander University and received a degree in Nursing. As a RN, she devoted 28 years to nursing, 14 of which were spent in heavy construction and industrial settings as an Occupation Health and Safety nurse.
Rita joined Hargrove Inspection Services in January 2016 and brings 12 years of experience in residential and commercial inspection in Huntsville, Alabama. Rita is currently licensed in South Carolina and is an ASHI inspector.
What people are saying about Rita:
“Rita was such a wonderful woman to work with. She was very knowledgeable and could convey complex things to a first time home buyer who doesn’t know a lot about homes.”
“Rita is such a wonderful inspector, I would recommend her anytime!!!! She really knew her job well.”
“Rita was professional, prompt, knowledgable, and did an overall good job.”
Rita Blue is committed to serving your inspection needs.
Randy Atchison has lived in Evans, Ga for 26 years. Randy was in the fire and EMS field prior to joining Hargrove Inspection Services, where he served the community he grew up in and loves. Randy owned a flooring company and has been involved in various construction trades since high school. Randy is an ASHI certified inspector, as well as licensed in South Carolina.
What people are saying about Randy:
“Randy was friendly, thorough, and efficient. Thanks!”
“Randy stayed long to answer all my questions! Thank you!”
“Randy did a great job and I was impressed with his thorough evaluation of the home. We will definitely recommend him!”
Randy Atchison is committed to serving your inspection needs. to avoid any surprises after the fact. We were given the name of Hargrove Inspections, called and set a date for the inspection.