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About AmeriSpec-Phoenix

AmeriSpec  Inspection Services was founded in 1987 in Orange County, California. Since then, AmeriSpec has conducted over 1.5 million quality home inspections across the country. In 1996, AmeriSpec joined the Service Master family, which includes trusted brand names like Terminix, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and Service Master Restore. Today, over 350 independently owned and operated franchises conduct in excess of 150,000 AmeriSpec professional inspections annually within the United States and Canada.


Rick and Julie have brought together their years of experience in the customer service industries and many years of home and small business renovations together with an AmeriSpec Inspection Services franchise. Rick has 30+ years of renovation experience in home and commercial properties and has completed over 300 hours in comprehensive inspection training and field-training. He is fully qualified, certified and insured to provide an exceptional home and commercial inspection service for the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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Meet The Team


Julie Tofaute

Julie has spent her entire working career in the service industry. She started in hotels as a banquet captain then moved on to helping college students as an advisor. After several years, Julie went on to become to complete her counseling degree and started working in addiction rehab facilities.


In the middle of these careers, Julie assisted Rick in their bakery/café and wholesale baking businesses. She is a natural in sales/marketing and helped to greatly increase the business’s profit margin during its tenure. Julie is now excited to bring her past service experience to an AmeriSpec Inspection Services franchise and will be working on the sales and customer service side of the business 


Rick Exley

Richard “Rick” Exley has been living in the Phoenix area for 32 years. He has spent 24-years in the hospitality industry, owner of two successful bakery/cafes and 17-years in education field. Positive customer service has become an integral part of his life.


Now Rick has brought together his years of experience in the service industry and his vast experience in home/commercial renovations to an AmeriSpec Inspection Services franchise. 


Rick Exley and his team will complete a 400+ point inspection on your home or small business. This includes HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roof and structural. Additional inspections like pool/spa, termite and radon testing are also available. AmeriSpec’s detailed reporting method offers customers peace-of-mind during the home buying process.   

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