About GCHI

About Gate City Home Inspections

Gate City Home Inspections, Inc. is a full-time Home Inspection company holding both a North Carolina Home Inspector license and North Carolina Residential General Contractor license. We are certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) to measure indoor radon concentrations in air. We carry General Liability and Errors and Omission insurance.

The owner of Gate City Home Inspections, Tripp Kivett has been a licensed General Contractor since 2008 and has worked in both residential and commercial construction for a number of years. Prior to that, Tripp was employed as a coatings chemist for over 10 years at a local chemical company. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Tripp is married with one son and resides in Oak Ridge, NC. In his spare time, he enjoys training at CrossFit Oak Ridge and all things classic cars.