About Us

Meet Your Trusted Inspection Professional

Meet Carl Marcotte, the owner and lead inspector of Northwind Inspections. As a licensed home inspector with over 10 years of experience in home remodeling and construction, Carl is dedicated to providing top-quality, friendly yet professional service to our valued customers in Citrus County and select surrounding areas of Marion, Hernando, and Sumter counties. Carl is not just any inspector – he holds certifications from CCPIA & InterNACHI, including Wind Mitigation, Thermal Imaging, and Certified Drone Pilot. In addition, he is a certified inspector for Hayman Engineering to perform mobile home tie-down inspections. At Northwind Inspections, we prioritize your satisfaction and peace of mind. That’s why we deliver timely reports and provide courtesy phone calls for a section-by-section review of your home inspection, ensuring that all your questions are answered. For your convenience, we can even send insurance inspections directly to your insurance agent. Trust Carl and his team to empower you with accurate and unbiased information about your property.

Ensuring Inspection Excellence

We are backed by not only our InterNACHI membership but also numerous other industry-leading certifications. Our team of licensed professionals is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of expertise and professionalism. We possess even the most specialized knowledge necessary to evaluate the structural needs of local homes. With Northwind Inspections, you can have peace of mind, knowing that your home is in the capable hands of certified professionals.

A Higher Perspective

As a Certified Drone Pilot, we have a unique advantage in accessing and surveying hard-to-reach areas that other inspectors may be unable to reach. This expertise enables us to gain a more comprehensive understanding of your property, aiding you in making confident property decisions. In addition, our skilled professionals are also experienced in providing Real Estate Listing drone photos as an additional service.


We are certified Commercial Building Inspectors through the premier organization for commercial building inspectors worldwide – CCPIA. Through this certification and ongoing training and education, we are the premier inspectors for your commercial property.

Seeing Superpowers

Our skilled professionals possess the remarkable ability to see what others cannot. With our specialized training in infrared thermography, we’re able to detect thermal anomalies such as electrical shorts or heat loss that may not be visible to the human eye. This invaluable expertise grants us a comprehensive understanding of your property, empowering you to make confident decisions regarding its condition.

A Broad set of Specialized Skills

We go beyond just our home inspection qualifications. With a wide range of specialized skills and certifications, we offer a more comprehensive inspection experience for our valued customers in Citrus County and surrounding areas. From Wind Mitigation and Thermal Imaging to Certified Drone Pilot and Mobile Home Tie-Down Inspections, our team of licensed professionals is dedicated to ensuring inspection excellence. To learn more about our offerings, visit our services page, or take control of your home’s future, and schedule your inspection today.