Salty Dog Inspection Services
David "Mike" Brown
Serving Hillsborough County and Surrounding Counties
State of Florida Certified Real Estate Inspector
License #HI11071
Phone 813-727-7055
Email: mike@saltydoginspections.com


Mike Brown is a Tampa, Florida home inspector serving Hillsborough County and surrounding counties.

Mike's love of building started early when he worked on building homes at his Grandfather's side nearly 50 years ago. Since that time, Mike's long and diverse building construction and remodeling career has given him extensive experience in both commercial and residential construction. Mike has been a superintendent for general contractors, overseeing both commercial and residential new construction and remodels. Since 1983, Mike has also brought his diverse construction experience with his own business, offering quality new construction and remodeling services to homeowners throughout the Central Florida area, encompassing every aspect of home building from the ground up. Mike is a licensed home inspector, a licensed Realtor and has passed the Florida Certified Building Contractors Exam. Mike has a reputation of professionalism, diligence and attention to detail and is highly respected among his clients, colleagues, and other Real Estate professionals. He is dedicated to inspecting your investment as if it were his own.

Mike follows the InterNACHI Standards of Practice, the InterNACHI Code of Ethics as well as the State of Florida standards.

When you need a home inspection, don't hesitate to call Salty Dog Inspection Services. Trust Mike to tell you nothing but the truth about your investment. Remember, Anyone Else is Just Looking Around®

Education and Exams

  • InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector
  • Bob Hogue School of Real Estate
  • Palm Construction School

  • State of Florida Home Inspector Exam
  • State of Florida Real Estate Associate Exam
  • State of Florida Certified Building Contractor Exam

InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) Certifications

  • Fundamentals of Inspecting the Exterior
  • How to Inspect the Exterior
  • How to Perform Deck Inspections
  • Structural Issues for Home Inspectors
  • Inspecting Foundations, Walls, and Piers
  • General Roof Inspections
  • Inspecting Asphalt Shingle Roofs
  • Inspecting Tile Roofs
  • Owens Corning Roof Data Technician
  • 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection
  • How to Perform Roof Inspections
  • How to Inspect Attic, Insulation, and Ventilation
  • How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys
  • Advanced Inspection of Crawlspaces
  • How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections
  • Advanced Electrical Inspection
  • Residential Plumbing Overview
  • How to Inspect Hot Water Heater Tanks
  • How to Inspect Private Drinking Water Wells
  • How to Inspect Lawn Irrigation Systems
  • How to Inspect Pools and Spas
  • How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion
  • Customer Service and Communication for Inspectors
  • How to Perform Wind Mitigation Inspections
  • How to Inspect HVAC Systems
  • Advanced HVAC Training for Inspectors
  • Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency
  • Calculating HVAC Energy Efficiency
  • The House as a System
  • Energy Movement for Inspectors
  • How to Perform Home Energy Audits
  • Performing a Home Energy Audit
  • Green Building Inspection
  • Indoor Air Quality for Inspectors
  • Comfort and Climate
  • Building Science and Infrared Thermal Imaging
  • Infrared Thermography Inspection
  • How to Perform a Garage Inspection
  • Appliance Inspection for Home Inspectors
  • Inspecting Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Wood Destroying Organisms Inspection
  • Inspecting Means of Egress
  • Safe Practices for Home Inspectors
  • Ladder Safety Training
  • 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know
  • InterNACHI Residential Standards of Practice
  • InterNACHI Code of Ethics
  • Default Recognition & Report Writing
  • Professionalism: Sales, Customer Service, & Communication



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