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Certified by the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors - Click here to verify.
IAC2 Mold Certified

About Gold Key

Founded in 2004, Gold Key Inspections provides a full range of real estate related inspection services, including general home inspections, termite (WDI/WDO) inspections and environmental and indoor air quality inspections such as mold, radon and well water to home buyers and sellers throughout the Mid-Atlantic (Maryland, Delaware and Washington, DC).

Gold Key Inspections’ mission is to provide quality home and environmental inspection services in a professional, ethical, responsible and caring manner. Our goal is to establish customer trust and valued satisfaction with the most progressive services and tools as well as qualified, certified, licensed inspectors.

To fulfill its mission, Gold Key performs inspections in accordance with the code of ethics and standards of practice set forth by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). Further, Gold Key’s inspectors’ professional training exceeds industry standards, and Gold Key is committed to ensuring that its inspectors complete continuing education to stay abreast of changes and new technology in the home inspection industry.


About Bob Pavlik, Certified Master Inspector

Founder of  Gold Key Home Inspections, Bob Pavlik, Certified Master Inspector, offers clients more than 30 years of hands on experience in the areas of roofing, HVAC, pest and environmental inspections, customer service and home inspections. Among his many credentials are the following:

  • Licensed Home Inspector with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation (registration #29735)
  • Adheres to State of Maryland Standards of Practice
  • Licensed and certified by the Maryland Department of Agriculture as a Pest Control Consultant, which enables Gold Key to offer and perform termite inspections and issue MD-1 forms for real estate transactions (business license #27981)
  • Member in good standing of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)
  • InterNACHI Chesapeake Chapter, Member
  • Maryland Association of Home Inspectors (MAHI), Member
  • Certified Master Inspector, Master Inspector Certification Board
  • Infrared Certified
  • IAC2 Certified as an Indoor Air Consultant by the International Association of Indoor Air Consultants
  • Certified Disaster Housing Inspector
  • Member of and insured by the Academy of Model Aeronautics
  • Passed InterNACHI’s Standards of Practice Quiz and follows InterNACHI’s Standards of Practice
  • Passed InterNACHI’s Code of Ethics Obstacle Course and abides by InterNACHI’s Code of Ethics
  • BSI graduate (State of Maryland, ASHI and NAHI approved training)
  • Fulfills 18+ hours of continuing education every year
  • Owns and uses high-tech and aerial video equipment for high quality home inspections
  • Generates electronic, easy-to-read inspection reports with photographs and video (if appropriate)
  • Prior military; honorably discharged veteran