Home & Commercial
North State Inspections
About Us

Our Mission
Is to provide professional, accurate, & high quality Inspections of property or Equipment in preservation for Home owners, Commercial & Industrial Properties, Service & Construction Contractors, REO services for the mortgage field service/default asset management industry, anyone who requires or has a need of an inspection. We are a cut above, giving a closer look with infrared cameras and with a vast amount of experience, over 50 years. Note: We also provide a Team for short sale investors or flippers.

We proudly work with Home & Business Owners, Industrial & Manufacturing Needs, Contractors Trouble Shooting needs, Financial Institutions, Mortgage Companies, National Mortgage Field Service Providers, Asset Managers, Portfolio Managers, Realtors, Investors and Attorneys.Janet was born & raised in Ohio. Jim Bowline was born & raised in California. We were married in 2008 in Tennessee. I originally moved here in 2007. Jim & Janet love it here in the Northwest and Jim was semi-retired... he needed to work because that is the way he is built. So he opened this inspection business because it is something he has a lot of experience in and exposure to. His dad was a water well contractor and owned a Pack Sation in the High Sierras. Jim was raised at the Pack Station as much as they would let him, also on a ranch, and in the sub-burbs of Bakersfield.
Jim is a published author in Christian books. His experience has been HVACR along with building a few homes and remodeling a few before it was popular. He worked for other companies and had three successful HVACR companies himself. Jim taught HVACR for five tears at a Tech school, he also has completed a Home inspector course NACHI15081014: http://www.nachi.org/ 
He has over 14 certificates of certification, We are working on all of the certifications, there are more than 40. 
He has had extensive industrial and heavy commercial experience across the United States & Overseas Contract. As HVACR Contractor he would inspect buildings and equipment for clients who were buying grocery stores, mom & pop stores, cold storages, factories including the office spaces. We check equipment, building structure, insulation, moisture integrity, mold, and many things. So he has had extensive experience in this field.
He is a Vietnam Vet serving in the US Navy serving three trips to wespac which included Vietnam Yankee Station. This is where he was trained in AC&R school and on job training. After leaving the Navy he worked at two hospitals for 7 years before going out on his own, he started his business with maintaining & repairing HVAC & electrical for 1000 apts for 2 years. Built and remodeled homes in 60’s & 70’s flipping homes before it came popular. He has installed 11 WalMart Super Centers, Started up Cold Storages for EverReady Batteries, Granny Goose, Frito Lay in Kern County Ca., Kern County Library, Bell Ridge Packing, Orosi Tomato Growers, several grocery stores, schools all over, Hospitals, Resorts, Hotels, Juice company in Fresno, PVC Companies, Planter Peanuts in Arkansas, Restaurants; KFC, Pizza, Outback, Ruby Tuesdays, Chick Filet. Tracking Station Chiller water system 700 tons at Kwajalein, Marshal Islands, & many smaller chill water systems. He is more than qualified in being a home inspector, so he has opened North State Inspections in the Redding Ca. area.


Education & Training 
High School  
Bakersfield High School class of 1963
US Navy
AC&R school
GED 
Bakersfield Jr. College 51 credits 1966-1972
Welding Class
Refrigeration & A/C Classes
Industrial Math Class
Psychology 101
Basic Physics Class
HVACR Contractor in Ca. over 20 years
Trane A/C School
Manitoc Ice Machine Training
Vaccum Pump Training
IOT HVACR Instructor
Licenses & Certifications
Calif. Refrigeration Contractor Lic. C-38 (1982 ??)
EPA Certification # .....2942 Jan. 26, 1994
Common Wealth of Kentucky Lic.
Lic. # J11077 Journeyman HVAC
Arkansas Dept of Health HVAC  Lic. #7394761 Crd. #1070055
Trac Pipe Certification
Certification Home Inspector Examination 
Certification Code of Ethics for Home Inspectors
Certification 25 Standards Every Home Inspectors Should Know
Certification Standards of Practice Course
Certification Defect Recognition & Report Writing
Certification Safety Course Final Exam
Certification Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior
Certification How to Perform Exterior Inspections
Certification How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion
Certification How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys
Certification Structural Issues for Home Inspectors
Certification Inspecting HVAC Systems
Certification How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections
Certification Residential Plumbing Overview
Certification How to Perform Deck Inspections
Certification Radon
Certification Thermal Imaging
​Certification Mold
many more

Work experience
Several HVACR companies
My Companies
Pro Tech Mechanical
Control Cold Refrigeration
Kodiak Mechanical
Over Seas Contract
Kawajalein Marshal Islands
Army Logistics Space Tracking Station
Centrifugal Chill water systems
Service calls, Installs, Jobs
Bell Ridge Packing Co. 25 ton ice machine for blowing ice into rail cars & chill water bath.
15 Grocery Store installs & Start ups
3 Bank Chill water systems Install & Start up
Frito Lay Plant Kern county Install and start up
Granny Goose Plant Start up
Ever-Ready Cold Storage Start up
Capri Sun Plant Install chill water system first plant
Outback Install & Start up
Ruby Tuesday Install & Start up
Chic Filet Install & Start up
11 WalMart super Centers  Installing & Start ups
3 other grocery stores and several quick mart type stores.
3 Hotels
2 Hospitals a/c & refrigeration systems
2 Office Buildings 5 stories or more Install & start up chill water systems
Gates Rubber Company (Belts) Overhaul Centrifugal and service
John Brown University Oklahoma Update schematics and set up a 2 million dollar contract
Swift foods
Butter Ball
Tyson Chicken
Alcoa Aluminum Plant & power generation
Syran Wrap Plant
Johnson & Johnson Plant
8 Power Generation Plants Serviced Ilinois, Kentucky, and Ohio

There are many more







We Take 
A Closer Look
If you need a quality inspection of anything we take a closer look
Always striving for excellence
Have me call you.