About Us

FaviconPerforming Residential and Commercial Inspections for Over 40 Years

Know What You’re Buying!

The purchase of a residential or commercial property is one of the most important financial decisions you will make. Create peace of mind by having a professional inspection.

At Thompson and Bender Inspections we pride ourselves on thorough and unbiased inspections of our clients’ properties and providing them with accurate and detailed reports that give them the information needed to make an informed choice.

When you are ready to purchase property, our inspectors will be ready to ensure that you know what you are buying.

Founded in 1973, Thompson and Bender Inspections was the first company to offer residential and commercial inspections in the Tampa Bay area.. Since that time, we have performed over 25,000 inspections.

Our experience and training allows us to perform exceptional inspections for our clients. Our inspections are ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors – www.ashi.org) certified members and conform to the highest standards.

When choosing an inspection company, choose the best.

Robert Stanford, Owner


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Inspection Types

At Thompson and Bender Inspections, we can preform any number of property inspections.
Below is a list of some of the services we offer:

Wind Mitigation
Four Point
Roof Certification
Corrosive Drywall
Seawall and/or Dock and Boatlift Inspection
New Construction
Progress Inspection

Our reports are written in the narrative style which is clear and concise.
Feel free to review one of the sample reports from actual inspections completed by Thompson and Bender.

Sample Reports (click to download)

Sample Townhome Inspection

Sample Single Family Inspection

General Building Inspection

Sample Condo Inspection

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Service Area

From Pasco to Manatee County’s and from Pinellas to Hillsboro County’s, we go to meet your inspection needs.

Pinellas          Hillsborough          Pasco          Manatee


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License Information

As state licensed home inspectors and ASHI Certified inspectors we maintain some of the highest standards in the industry for inspection quality.

State Certified Home Inspector
Robert Stanford – License #HI6195
Lou Larracuente – License #HI12120

ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) Certified Member
Robert Stanford – ASHI #252086



InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, Inc.) Certified Member
Lou Larracuente – NACHI #18112827



crtCertified Residential Thermographer
Robert Stanford

American Society of Home Inspectors

Department of Professional Regulations

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