We understand you have a choice when it comes to home inspection companies. You don’t want just anyone providing you with pivotal information about your home and property. That’s why we take the extra step to tell you about ourselves at Hardy Boys Home Inspection Services. We want you to feel comfortable about your choice in a local home inspection company. If you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Eric Garner – Professional Home Inspector

Background & Personal

  • Grew up in Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Currently Live in Austin, Texas
  • Wife Amy teaches Special Education at Hill Country M.S.
  • Two chocolate labs – Molly & Maddy
  • Two cats – Floyd & Zeppelin
  • We enjoy all types of outdoor activities
  • We especially enjoy spending time at the family ranch in Fredericksburg


  • Over 15 years Construction Experience
  • Hands on Experience with Construction Trades (Electrical, Framing, Concrete & Roofing)
  • Degree from Texas A&M University (Construction Science)
  • Over 9 years Commercial Construction Experience for General Contractor Hensel Phelps
  • Performed both Construction Superintendent & Management Duties
  • Quality Control Manager of Construction Inspection Processes on U.T. Engineering Building
  • Communicated Inspection Report Findings to City of Austin & U.T. Owners & Building Officials
  • Previously worked on Over $500 Million Worth of Construction Projects


  • Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Inspector License #22315
  • Texas Department of Agriculture Commercial Technician Termite License #0769534
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Irrigation License #0020697 (inactive)
  • Austin Board of Realtors Membership
  • Hill Country Board of Realtors Membership
  • Certified Professional Inspector
  • Certified Commercial Property Inspector
  • Certified Residential Property Inspector
  • Certified Infrared (thermal imaging) Inspector
  • Certified Well Inspector
  • Certified 11th Month Warranty Inspector
  • Certified Annual Home Maintenance Inspector
  • Certified Multi-Unit Housing Inspector
  • Certified Chimney Inspector
  • Certified Deck Inspector
  • Certified Exterior Inspector
  • Moisture Intrusion Inspector
  • Move-In Certified Inspector
  • Pet Friendly Inspector
  • Pool/Spa Inspector
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Repair Verification Inspector
  • Roof Inspector
  • Safe Workplace Inspector