(515) 471-3300

About Us

Bode Home Inspections is a family owned and operated business serving the greater Des Moines Metro and surrounding areas. Our mission is to offer the highest quality home inspection service that we possibly can by providing you with an excellent feel for the overall condition of your home and its major components. This empowers you with the peace of mind needed to make a confident buying decision. We understand that purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments of your life. It is our goal as we perform each inspection to follow our process with the same attention to detail and genuine care as if we were moving in our own family.  We take pride in what we do and it shows. Bode Home Inspections is the gold standard for the home inspection industry.

     - Same Day Report 

     - Radon Testing 

     - Sewer Line Inspection

     - Certified Inspectors

     - One million $$$ E&O Insurance

     - Call Center Open 24/7           

     - Inspectors With Lockbox Access

     - Inspections Start at just $250


Inspection - We provide home inspection services for buyers, sellers, and homeowners, to include review of the following components of the home: Roof, Siding, Foundation, Doors and Windows, Plumbing, Electrical, and Major Built-In Appliances.  Contact us directly today with any questions or for further details: andrewjbode@gmail.com, or (515)210-5200.  If you'd like to schedule an inspection, click the link at the very bottom of the page, or dial the call center using the number at the top of the page. They are open 24/7 to take your call!

Report - You will receive a professional report via email on the same day of your home inspection with pictures included. 

Radon Testing - Available at your request. We have partnered with AmeriServ Radon Mitigation of Iowa to provide a fast, reliable radon test. To add Radon to your home inspection simply request it upon scheduling and we will do the rest. Electronic radon testing is $100.

Sewer Line Inspection - Having an inspection of the main sewer line is never a bad idea.  If the home is more than 40 yrs old, we highly recommend having one done to determine what kind of sewer line it is, what condition it is in, and if there is any damage or blockage present.  It is extremely important to entrust this service to professionals with the cutting edge technology and many years of experience.  That is why we are very pleased to have partnered with Affordable Drain - Jet Surge of Iowa.  They have offered clients of Bode Home Inspections a special price of $115 for a sewer scope. That is the lowest price around! Simply call them directly at 515-286-1291 to schedule, and let them know BHI sent you!


We believe that a home inspection service is like any consumer product...you will get what you pay for. Bode Home Inspections has only trained, experienced, and certified inspectors. Certifications include ASHI and InterNACHI.  A quality home inspection is not JUST about having the knowledge. It is ALSO about having vast experience in the field and a true understanding of how to perform a professional inspection. This is what we provide for our clients.



Meet the Team

Andrew Bode- Owner/ Home Inspector

Andrew is an ASHI and InterNACHI certified home inspector. With years of experience and thousands of inspections under his belt, he knows and understands the inspection process well. As a family man with a tireless work ethic and attention for detail, he is uniquely qualified to provide you with the home inspection you deserve. 

Ben Bolten- Home Inspector

Ben joined the Bode Home Inspection team in March 2017. Ben has years of experience in construction and is certified through InterNACHI. His exceptional interpersonal skills and an acute eye for detail make him a terrific addition. We are lucky to have him aboard! 


Along with a home inspection may come a lot of questions, we want to do our best to answer them for you. If your question is not answered below please feel free to email us at andrewjbode@gmail.com.

 Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions:

1. Should I attend the inspection? 

It is completely up to the you whether you attend or not. However, you will undoubtedly get more from your home inspection experience if you are present to see first hand the items and suggestions that are included in the report. 

2. When do I pay for my inspection?

Before we release the report we must have payment for the inspection service. The inspector can collect your payment at the inspection in the form of cash, check, or any major credit card. If preferred, or you're unable to attend, you may provide credit card information upon scheduling the inspection. 

3. How long does the inspection take? 

Generally the inspection process takes between an hour and a half and two hours, but can go longer. Characteristics such as size and age of a home will determine the length of time needed. 


Andrew is a true professional and always does a great job communicating with his clients and making sure they feel comfortable with their home investment.  He is very friendly, extremely thorough, and always eager to help!  Bode Home Inspections is my go to not only for my clients, but for my personal home as well.

     - Chris Ranallo, Realtor, Remax Hilltop

As a professional Realtor,  Andrew Bode has been my trusted go-to for both buyer inspections and seller/ pre-listing inspections for the past 10 plus years.  Andrew's expertise is a major part of my supporting hundreds of real estate clients with a < 0.01% of back on market a.k.a. BOM rate.  I recommend Andrew without reservation!

   - Paris Boehm, Realtor, Keller Williams

I was very pleased with the inspection process of my home.  Andrew was flexible with scheduling and also extremely professional and thorough. During the inspection, Andrew quickly displayed his knowledge of all aspects of the home; including minor and major concerns. He even took the time to explain some simple repairs that I could do once I was in my new home.  I really appreciated the thoroughness and time that Andrew took to provide those details.  He even returned to the house a 2nd time to inspect an area of the house that was not exposed the first time he was there.  That was going above and beyond and in today's world, those work principals are priceless! 

     - Angie, Home Buyer

We were very impressed with how smoothly the whole process was from scheduling to the inspection.  He had our report to us within 2 hours of our inspection. Would definitely use Andrew again if we move.

     - Ben, Home buyer

As a first time home owner I had no idea what to expect.  I was very pleased with the way Andrew explained in plain terms what he was seeing and what his recommendations were.  He helped calm my nerves and put me at ease. This was a very good experience!

     - Kristi, Home buyer

My wife and I have moved 3 times in the last 8 yrs.  This last inspection was the first time using Bode Home Inspections.  With me being in Med school and my wife in law enforcement, we are both pretty particular about things.  We were very impressed by Andrew's attention to detail and the time taken to explore every corner of the home.  This was our best inspection by far!

     - Rob and Jen, Home buyers

Ben was very helpful and informative. He explained everything he was doing throughout the entire process. I definitely feel confident about purchasing my new home! Thanks Ben!


     -Home buyer

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Bode Home Inspections

2313 Rocklyn Dr, Urbandale, Iowa 50322, United States

(515) 471-3300


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