Certified Home Inspector Russel Reed

Russell Reed

Professional Inspector

Russell Reed (TREC #22099) is a Professional Inspector with Beyond the Bricks, PLLC. He was born and raised in Bay City and graduated from Texas A&M with a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology. Russell then spent 25 years designing and implementing control systems in the field of industrial automation, which helped him develop great attention to detail and an education about the many aspects of construction and building practices. In his spare time, Russell is an avid fisherman who spends as much time as possible outdoors.

Experience in the Following Areas of Construction

Russell’s detail-oriented mind, along with his experience in these construction areas, makes him uniquely qualified for home inspection:

  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Concrete
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical systems
  • And more!


Certified Home Inspector Darin Rickman

Darin Rickman

Professional Inspector

Darin Rickman (TREC #23224) is a licensed home inspector and in charge of the business development at Beyond the Bricks. He has been inspecting homes and has certification through InterNACHI as a Certified Professional Inspector (CPI) and for infrared scanning. Additionally, Darin in certified by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) for pool inspections. Darin also has a background in construction. For seven years, he worked as a construction superintendent for a national builder, overseeing the construction of new homes, and condos. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, raising cattle, riding his Harley, and being outdoors.

Keeping Beyond the Bricks Up to Date with the Latest Technology

One of the most important things that Beyond the Bricks brings to the table is dedication to exploring technology and the latest industry tools. Our inspectors stay up-to-date in these areas in an effort to give clients the most thorough and detail-oriented home inspection possible. Currently, Beyond the Bricks is using an infrared thermal imaging camera, an aerial drone, and a moisture meter during their inspections.

Contact Beyond the Bricks today to schedule a home inspection in the Greater Austin area.

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