Holmes Inspection

The BEST episodes of Holmes Inspection

Every episode of Holmes Inspection ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Holmes Inspection!

Mike Holmes is back with an all new series to help homeowners who have been victims of home inspections gone wrong. Featuring the well-known host of Holmes on Homes, this new series shines a spotlight on innocent homeowners facing massive repair bills and dangerous living conditions due to incompetence within the unregulated home inspection industry. Each show offers a unique dilemma faced by house purchasers who, misled by a vague or evasive home inspection, now face a daunting renovation or potential health threat. Disillusioned and now distrusting, they call in Mike to offer a personal Holmes Inspection and assessment and to “Make It Right”.

Last Updated: 8/14/2022Network: HGTV Canada
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No Breathing Room
star
8.57
7 votes

#1 - No Breathing Room

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/29/2010

The Holmes Crew fix a house that was hastily inspected, and find that the house has electrical issues that make it unsafe for the homeowners' children, as well as a roofing problem that causes mould to appear in every wall of the house.

Acres of Pain
star
8.54
13 votes

#2 - Acres of Pain

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/20/2010

The Holmes Crew arrive at a dream house built on three acres that has much more serious safety issues than what was mentioned in the home inspection report.

Rail Against the Deck
star
8.30
10 votes

#3 - Rail Against the Deck

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/10/2011

A couple have safety concerns about the big deck in their backyard.

Failing Grade
star
8.30
10 votes

#4 - Failing Grade

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2011

Debbie’s basement leaks despite the home inspector’s assurance that the grading is neutral. Mike, Damon and the crew will Make It Right-- and watertight.

Plumb Unlucky
star
8.29
7 votes

#5 - Plumb Unlucky

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 7/1/2010

The Holmes Crew help a woman who decided to skip the home inspection. Now she has toilets that don't flush, a shower that takes days to drain, some odd wiring and no heat in the kitchen.

Little House, Big Trouble
star
8.28
18 votes

#6 - Little House, Big Trouble

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2011

Jessica wanted this starter home so badly she bid without a home inspection. Now she needs Mike Holmes, Damon and the crew to fix her little house with big trouble.

Abated Breath
star
8.27
22 votes

#7 - Abated Breath

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/15/2009

A home inspector misses a problem with David and San Yee's new house that could put their health in jeopardy.

Heated Issue
star
8.23
13 votes

#8 - Heated Issue

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/3/2009

Todd and Duane were scared that their home inspector missed something significant enough to ruin their sparkling new décor.

Exhausting the Issue
star
8.22
18 votes

#9 - Exhausting the Issue

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/2009

Rick and Didi's recently renovated house was actually a flip. While the finished work looked wonderful, it had some serious issues with how it worked.

Holding It In
star
8.17
23 votes

#10 - Holding It In

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/2009

Kris and Dave's had a hidden cold room that their inspector missed and should never have been closed in. The improper work led to mould in the play area for their children.

No More Down and Out
star
8.12
17 votes

#11 - No More Down and Out

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/26/2009

Keith and Caitlin were newlyweds looking to purchase a home free of defects since their resourses were limited. Their home inspector assured them they would have only a few minor cosmetic issues to deal with, but Mike Holmes disagreed....strongly.

A Stitch in Time
star
8.11
9 votes

#12 - A Stitch in Time

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/22/2010

The Holmes Crew arrive at a house where the home inspector missed signs of obvious neglect that could lead directly to much bigger issues.

New Beginnings
star
8.10
10 votes

#13 - New Beginnings

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/6/2010

The Holmes Crew help a policewoman on disability who downsized to a townhouse that she could afford for herself and her daughter.

Cold Front
star
8.10
10 votes

#14 - Cold Front

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/3/2011

Mike Holmes inspects a large detached home that Kim and Stuart are apparently sharing with the squirrels. How are the critters and all that cold air getting in?

Something Stinks
star
8.09
11 votes

#15 - Something Stinks

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/24/2011

A couple raise concerns about an odor in their new town house.

Looks are Deceiving - Part 1
star
8.07
14 votes

#16 - Looks are Deceiving - Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/1/2011

Sean and Carol met overseas and came home to buy their dream home close to the grandparents. Now that dream has turned into an oversized nightmare. Baby Liam’s room is so cold they call it “the meat locker.” The roof is showing signs of wear and the living room is too cold for comfort. Mike Holmes will do a Holmes Inspection and show them they have even bigger issues than they thought.

Watch Your Step
star
8.06
17 votes

#17 - Watch Your Step

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/7/2010

Eunice and Ryan saved up to buy a home with more space, not more problems. After a thorugh Holmes Inspection and a helping hand from Mike, Damon and te crew, their new house will finally feel like home.

Troubled Waters
star
8.00
17 votes

#18 - Troubled Waters

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/12/2009

Kim and Daniel bought their house so that their two little girls could grow up in a safe family home. While they tried to follow the advice of their home inspector, some problems were missed and things went from bad to worse.

Full of Surprises
star
8.00
14 votes

#19 - Full of Surprises

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/19/2009

Despite a rating of 8 out of 10 from their home inspector, Mike and Tricia discovered a number of "surprises" waiting for them.

A Century Ago
star
8.00
9 votes

#20 - A Century Ago

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/15/2010

Jennifer and Paul wanted an older home with character and curb appeal. When the home inspection report came back with only minor repairs, Paul tackled them with enthusiasm. It wasn’t long before they began to suspect that the home inspector had missed some much bigger problems, and called in Mike Holmes for a second opinion. Damon and the crew will put their best efforts into making this home as safe and sound as it looks.

Sump-Thing New
star
8.00
10 votes

#21 - Sump-Thing New

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/13/2010

The Holmes Crew help a couple who decided to upgrade to a new house, confident that it would have fewer problems. Once again, the home inspector reported only minor issues, but missed other bigger problems.

Cold Welcome
star
8.00
9 votes

#22 - Cold Welcome

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/20/2011

Daniel and Anita are discovering safety issues that the home inspector never warned them about. It’s up to Mike to do a Holmes Inspection and set their minds at ease.

Looks are Deceiving - Part 2
star
8.00
14 votes

#23 - Looks are Deceiving - Part 2

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/1/2011

Sean and Carol have been out of their house for weeks now. Mike’s Holmes Inspection found structural issues, in addition to the many ways their cold, drafty thirty-year-old house had been invaded by pests of all shapes and sizes. Damon and the crew are all on hand to straighten this house out, and make it safe and warm for this small family’s return.

Go with the Flow
star
7.94
17 votes

#24 - Go with the Flow

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2009

Cathy and Tim's new house sparked a romantic flame for them with its dual fireplaces. What their home inspector missed was a possible source of a far more dangerous fire.

Minor Finds, Major Fixes
star
7.92
12 votes

#25 - Minor Finds, Major Fixes

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/27/2011

A woman and her son search for a smaller home.

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