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R. Heyl & Associates, LLC

Workphone: 314-374-2262
Mobile: 314-374-2262

Kirkwood, MO 63122

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Ryan Heyl

A thorough inspection from top to bottom! We inform and educate without alarming our clients.  We encourage our clients to join us during the inspection, asking any and all questions.  "Once a client, always a client and advice is always free" is our motto. 

We offer 24-7 online scheduling (no credit card needed):

Our services include:

  • Commercial & Residential Building Inspections
  • Termite Inspections
  • Radon Testing
  • Sewer Lateral Inspections


ASHI/ACI Member #245813. Ongoing CEU and seminar certifications in building/home construction technology.


Over 18 years experience in construction, remodeling and home inspections. Attend professional seminars annually to stay current on construction, building and home inspection methodologies. Have performed over 2,500 ASHI home inspections.


Ryan - thanks for taking the time with us that you did yesterday during our inspection. I appreciated how thorough and straight-forward you were and the polite and professional way you communicated with us. I the inspection confident in your assessment, comfortable with the recommendations and reassured that I could follow up with you should the need arise. I would welcome the opportunity to recommend you to others. Scott and Lisa Macke
- S.M., St. Louis MO, March 2016
Ryan always gives top notch inspections for my clients. Very professional and knowledgeable.
- M.B., March 2016
Ryan was thorough and professional ... his service was punctual and posted his report the same day ... a true professional I would highly recommend!
- T.F., Valley Park MO, August 2015
I was very impressed with Ryan Heyl as an inspector. I think the way that he went about my home inspection was expertly thorough, professional, and detailed. I can easily see myself hiring him again for my next home inspection.
- W.R., Saint Louis MO, July 2015
Ryan has a great personality, and was extremely professional. His inspection was very detailed, and he explained all his findings to me, along with ways for me to fix the issues myself. I would HIGHLY recommend him, and his company to anyone needing an inspection. A++++
- M.V., June 2015
Extremely thorough! Super friendly and down to earth! Among the best of all Inspectors!
- T.B., Saint Charles MO, June 2015
Ryan did a great job on our inspection. He was very thorough and knowledgable. He took a great deal of time showing us everything he found and explaining both why it was of concern and what steps needed to be taken to correct the issue. We felt Ryan went above and beyond and his great customer service is why we will recommend him to others and use him again in the future. We were also very pleased that he gave us his phone number and encouraged us to call him any time we had questions (about anything) in the future. Thank you Ryan for a job very well done! Beth and Darrell Pulley
- R.P., St. Louis MO, May 2015
Not only did Ryan arrive on short notice but he did it with a friendly smile and honest conviction! There are not words to describe how thankful and appreciative I am for Ryan and his prompt service. After he completed my through inspection he then told me that if I ever needed anything I could always call on him. This day in age people just don't care like they used to but Ryan clearly loves what he does and is happy to be a part of my new journey. Thank you Ryan for your service and honesty.
- C.L., May 2015
Ryan was very professional and very personable. He told me the major repair items without making it seem dire while also pointing out the maintenance/cosmetic items. He was very thorough and the pictures are extremely helpful.
- K.M., May 2015
Thanks for a great job and a very detailed report. It will be very helpful to us to conclude the purchase of the property.
- M.S., St. Louis MO, April 2015
Very friendly, thorough, helpful, and more than willing to take the time it takes to inspect every inch of the house. Would highly recommend.
- B.T., St Louis MO, March 2015
Very professional and knowledgeable. Explained everything in a manner easy to understand.
- J.R., Saint Louis MO, February 2015
Great inspection. Very thorough. Moved fast through the house but stopped to explain all the details. Well done.
- r.h., February 2015
Thanks Ryan. You are awesome! We appreciate the great job you did for us.
- R.B., February 2015
Enjoyed meeting Ryan! He was very detailed and spent a lot to time explaining all issues and answering any questions that I had. Would definitely recommend him to friends/family!
- C.M., Arnold MO, November 2014
Ryan is exceptional! We are first time home-buyers and Ryan made us feel extremely comfortable with the process. He was great in answering ALL of the questions that we had. We truly valued his opinion about our prospective home. We will definitely use him for any future inspection or consulting services we have and will refer any friends or family his way! You can't go wrong with R. Heyl and Associates!!
- M.A., September 2014
Was VERY professional, informative, and friendly. Was a pleasure doing business with him.
- D.R., August 2014
Excellent knowledge base and very professional. We would used Ryan again for sure!
- P.K., July 2014
Very thorough inspector. He is very patient with all of my questions. I would highly recommend.
- D.H., July 2014
Ryan was awesome. He provided so much detail about the home that was valuable beyond the purpose of the inspection. I would absolutely work with Ryan on a future home purchase.
- T.S., Saint Lois MO, June 2014
Ryan was extremely knowledgable, friendly & patient. He conducted an extremely thorough inspection and was happy to answer any questions we had. He was able to explain things in ways that we could understand them and was extremely patient throughout the process. His report was done in a timely manner. We would highly recommend Ryan to anyone for their home inspection needs.
- K.A., April 2014
Ryan was awesome as always!
- J.F., St. Louis MO, March 2014
Wouldn't use anyone else if I have any input.
- B.R., Town & Country MO, January 2014
This is the second property Ryan has inspected. He is professional, patient, and his ability is exemplary. I have one more property in the near future and will call Ryan. I recommend Ryan with the highest marks.
- S.H., November 2013
Ryan is great! He is and will remain my first choice for an inspector on the homes I sell. He makes sure the clients are aware of what is going on with their house, shows them easy maintenance tips to keep the house in tip-top shape and makes them customers for life! I cannot ask for more in an inspector!
- J.F., St. Louis MO, October 2013
Great Job Ryan! Always a pleasure to work with you. Your reports are always easy to work with.
- r.h., October 2013
Ryan was awesome! Will def. recommend to friends/family!
- J.M., St. Louis MO, September 2013
Heard so many good things about Ryan and his work so it's a pleasure to be working with him on my deals. Look forward to many more. He is professional and ensures that the client has all their questions answered and let's them know they can call him afterwards to get free advice. My client and his father were very happy with the service Ryan provided.
- J.F., St. Louis MO, August 2013
Thanks for another inspection where you pointed out the items my buyer needed to know about. It is great working with you.
- B.R., Town & Country MO, July 2013
Great building inspector, very professional. Takes time to explain to the clients in detail the major issues vs minor.,And what is a maintenance items that need to be address now and in the future,Reports and picture are done great, easy to read and understand. Used many inspectors over the years , really highly recommend Ryan. Thanks Leslie Horton
- L.H., fenton MO, July 2013
Great inspection. Thanks so much for giving such a thorough inspection. Ron Hogue American Realty Group
- R.H., St. Louis MO, July 2013
Ryan did an excellent job with the inspection. He was on time, friendly, and efficient. He walked me through everything he was doing, which is great because I was pretty lost before the inspection. He answered all my questions. I would definitely reccomend him to anyone needing an inspection.
- N.G., June 2013
Ryan thank you so much you were very helpful with the information on the inspection. If I have any questions I will be sure to call you. Please call me if the bank won't take the check. When I got home my card was in the mail.Sorry Carol Crapo 314-805-8826
- C.C., St. Peters MO, June 2013
My buyer's and I appreciate Ryan's expertise and his ability to convey to them what is taking place in the inspection. They feel (as well as I do)that the inspection was thorough.
- A.S., March 2013
Great inspection Ryan! I appreciate your thouroughness and explanation to my clients regarding repairs and general maintenance of their home. Also your reports are very easy for an agent to write up an inspection notice. Thanks again!
- R.H., February 2013
Ryan was very professional and knowledgable.
- E.T., Affton MO, February 2013
Thanks Ryan not only for the outstanding inspection but also for all the informal tips and explanations as you made your way around the property. I appreciate your skill and professionalism and will certainly recommend your services to anyone I know needing home inspection services. --Jim
- J.M., January 2013
Ryan did a great job. He was obviously extremely knowledgable but communicated everything we needed to know in a very easy-to-understand way. No jargon or condescension. He was pleasant to be around and immediately seemed to have our best interests at heart. I definitely would recommend him to anyone!
- P.M., January 2013
I love working with Ryan and my clients are very happy with the work he does.
- B.R., Town & Country MO, October 2012
I have gone through quite a few highly rated and recommended inspectors. After using Ryan for the first time, I have not even thought of calling anyone but him. Thanks for all your great service Ryan! Andy H Agent The Property Source 636-386-1100
- A.H., October 2012
Ryan, Thank you for all you did last night. You have a client in me for life. Take care.
- T.S., October 2012
Ryan was awesome, and he was so informative and honest. ***Ryan we will let you know when we broil our pork chops*** LOL...Thanks again!
- P.M., Florissant MO, October 2012
Very gracious and took time to explain everything to us. He did a fantastic job!
- M.S., Clayton MO, June 2012
Ryan was very knowledgeable and helpful, I would highly recommend him for a home inspection!
- G.S., April 2012
Very thorough and precise about what the problem(s)are in the home and property. Inspection was done this morning and my report was done by same evening and emailed to me; very professional!
- S.J., March 2012
Thank you for all of your advice and suggestions. Thank you for getting us scheduled so quickly. We really appreciate your quick turnaround. The report you compiled is extremely detailed and very helpful. Thank you for making this step in the process of buying a home as stress-free as possible. We would definitely refer you to anyone we know. When and if the time comes for us to move again, we are definitely calling you for another inspection.
- A.G., February 2012
Ryan Heyl was a pleasure to work with! He was on-time, professional and my clients were extremely satisfied! His attention to detail and ability to explain issues was important to all involved. The reports used were easy to read and helpful for future reference. Great experience!
- L.R., February 2012
I really appreciated your taking the time to explain the various things you were looking at and finding. It was a pleasure meeting you.
- J.G., August 2011
Thank you for the good job you always do.
- B.R., Town & Country MO, May 2011
Ryan did an very nice job explaining all of the things he was doing and the items that he found that were of concern. He was very patient and answered all my questions! I would recommend him to anyone!
- K.F., May 2011
Ryan always returns my phone calls, arrives early for the inspection appointments, is polite, honest, knowledgeable, thorough, informative, explaining things in such as way that everyone can understand & patient with all questions aksed, no matter how many. I believe that a building inspection done by Ryan Heyl is always going to be in the best intrest of my clients.
- W.D., April 2011
Ryan did our inspection in a very professional matter. He's very thorough and detailed about his inspections. He went through everything step by step with us and answered our questions about current problems and explained how to prevent any future problems with the home. He also explained everything that he felt that we should discuss with our realtor concerning the home, before we buy the house. Ryan was the best home inspector that I have ever dealt with. I have had previous home inspectors that were not informative when you ask them questions. Other inspectors that I have dealt with always state that I will be able to read everything in their report. Ryan took the time to go over everything with us and answer any questions we had, while he was there in the home. Since Ryan was very thorough with us, we felt much more comfortable about going back to our realtor to renegotiate the home price and what we felt needed to be fixed before going forward with the purchase of the home.
- M.A., April 2011
You did a great job Ryan, you were thorough, competent and patient. I am very satisfied with your work today.
- B.H., March 2011
Great job, glad you were there. You did a Thoreau job. Thanks for all you help.
- D.M., February 2011
Thanks so much for being so diligent with my home inspection. Appreciate you walking me through everything as a first time buyer and look forward to working with you in the future.
- J.B., Ladue MO, November 2010
We appriciate your knowlege of the trades and your ability to educate the consumer. Ryan, you are very good at distinguishing between the important vs. the "normal" home conditions during an inspection.
- J.N., St. Louis MO, October 2010
i felt very comfortable during the inspection. ryan is very thorough and explained his findings well. i will recommend ryan to anyone buying a house. thanks again for your great work.
- J.S., August 2010
This is the 3rd House I've had inspected over the years... and I have to say that Ryan was not only the most thorough... but also was very informative during the inspection. He gave great tips and I feel we really got our money's worth. I would highly recommend RHeyl & Associates to anyone.
- D.S., Kirkwood MO, July 2010
Ryan Heyl conducted his inspection in a very professional manner. His examination of the house was thorough and he provided explanations at all times regarding present condition and possible improvements of the premises. He was cordial, fast, and attentive to details. His report was sent to me immediately after the inspection and it covered all aspects of the procedure.I would recommend Mr. Heyl with no hesitation.
- M.M., July 2010
Ryan Heyl conducted his inspection in a very professional manner. His examination of the house was thorough and he provided explanations at all times regarding present condition and possible improvements of the premises. He was cordial, fast, and attentive to details. His report was sent to me immediately after the inspection and it covered all aspects of the procedure.I would recommend Mr. Heyl with no hesitation.
- M.M., July 2010
Ryan was great! Went over all the areas that required attention from the builder and educated me on several of the appliances as well as the mechanicals! Very through and friendly, he did an excellent job and put my mind at ease!!
- L.M., May 2010
Thanks for the hard work.
- B.R., Town & Country MO, April 2010
He knows what he is doing and very informantive and a professional person . I like how he pointed everything out that was wrong with the property even if it was minor. I also like quick but efficient and thorough he was with the inspections.
- M.B., April 2010
Ryan Heyl arrived on schedule and explained to the customer what the inspection covered.He would be nspecting all areas of the house and discuss issues with her as they went through the inspection process.. I found Ryan to be very professional and thorough in conducting the inspection. He was exceptonally good at engaging the buyer and in discussing inspection issues in language and terms the buyer could understand. Ryan also good at coaching. I found him be very good at sharing maintenance techniques to prevent or mininize equipment failure to reduce maintenance and energy cost.
- D.P., April 2010
He was/is the best on all levels; I couldn't just say was because though our inspection is complete, he left the door open to contact him if we have additional questions or concerns. I felt very comfortable with his service and knowledge. Outstanding customer service ... trustworthy totally!!!
- K.M., February 2010
Ryan was very professional and personable. He was very detailed in his inspections and took the time to explain everything with us. We had plenty of questions and he had answers. Very impressed, and would definetly recommend!
- B.S., St. Louis MO, September 2009
Thanks so much for taking the time to explain everything. You made our inspection very easy.
- T.D., September 2009