About DRS

Don Richards inspecting a breaker box

Learn more about your new home inspector, Don.

Don Richards developed an interest in home construction from an early age, having worked with his grandfather from 14.

After serving in the US Navy and working in insurance, Don followed his true calling and accepted a sales inspector role with ‘Orkin Pest Control’ in 1988.

Since then, Don has gained over 32 years of experience in the pest control industry and retired from Orkin Pest Control in 2020 to set up his own business.

Don Richards Services LLC

Don now owns a home inspection and pest control consulting company. His focus is to provide home inspections built on integrity, reliability, and experience.

He also offers pest control training for professionals who would like to further their careers and gain invaluable insights into the business.

Don is a hard worker with a sincere passion for serving others. He gets true satisfaction from helping homeowners and other pest management professionals to succeed.

Don Richards inspecting underneath a sink

Service Area

Don Richards Services Home Inspector's Map of Service Area - Greater Charleston, South Carolina

We are proud to serve the following counties in South Carolina:

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Berkeley

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Dorchester
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Charleston
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Williamsburg
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Orangeburg
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Clarendon
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Georgetown
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Sumter
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Colleton
Outline of South Carolina

Credentials & Certifications

LLR SC Residential Builders Commision
InterNACHI Association of Certified Home Inspectors
HomeGauge
ACE Associate Certified Entomologist
entomological society of america
national pest management association
South Carolina Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator
south carolina pest control association

Home Inspector Credentials

  • Certified Professional Home Inspector through InterNACHI
    (ID: NACHI20021763)
  • LLR SC Residential Builders Commission – Residential Home Inspector (License #49639)

Pest Control Credentials

  • Associate Certified Entomologist through the Entomological Society of America
  • South Carolina Certified Pest Control Operator
    (License #B0003643)
  • South Carolina Commercial Certified Pesticide Applicator
    (License #CA007515)

Completed Courses

  • Home Inspector Certificate Program – InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors)
  • Pest Control Technology – Purdue University
  • Termite Biology and Control -Texas A&M University
  • Food Processing Sanitation/Hygiene – American Institute of Baking
  • BS in Management – University of Phoenix
  • Leadership Development Program – Dartmouth College Tuck School of business

Memberships

  • National Pest Management Association
  • South Carolina Pest Management Association
  • Entomological Society of America
  • National Association of Certified Home Inspectors.
  • Past memberships in Georgia, North Carolina, West Virginia and Virginia Pest Management Associations

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