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Do you need a home inspection for a new home? An older home? A high-end home, townhome, condominium or mobile home?

Call West Central Florida’s premier Home Inspector Richard Barmes of Barmes Enterprises to do the job right.


(813) 477-6586

Richard’s friendly attitude, keen eye for detail, impeccable skill set, and his clear, comprehensive home inspection reports have earned him a stellar reputation among a national and international clientele of home buyers, sellers, and real estate agents alike.

In addition to being a Home Inspector, Richard has been a Full Service Residential Contractor for more than 20 years. From constructing room additions, landscaping, servicing pools, interior and exterior painting, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling to rebuilding homes from the floors to the rooftops, Richard has done it all. The combination of such a wide range of abilities and know-how informs and improves the home inspection work he takes pride in performing for his customers.

It doesn’t stop with Barmes Enterprises, Inc. Richard is also the owner of

BEI Pool Service

BEI Lawn Service

BEI Tree Service

BEI Construction

While he will not personally work on the homes he has inspected, Richard can send a crew from one or several of his companies to address any defects he has found and to perform other jobs as requested.

Barmes Enterprises, Inc. is much more than the Home of the Flat Rate Home Inspection — it’s a one-stop shop for all of your property’s needs.


Florida-Licensed Home Inspector #HI-5293


Trained and certified by InterNACHI


Florida-Licensed Residential Contractor #1330571


Certified Pool Operator #33-62225


AAADM-Certified by the American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers #00348


Master’s Degree in Construction Science from the University of Florida

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Phone - (813) 477-6586

Email - RBarmes@aol.com

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