About Us

Julie - Office Admin

Julie Watkins


Company owners, Richard and Julie, immigrated to the Comox Valley in 2007. Already familiar with the Lower Mainland (Julie, a Canadian Citizen, lived and worked there for several years) they consider themselves extremely fortunate to have found the beautiful Comox Valley.

Previously Richard ran his own highly successful Building Surveying practice for over 17 years. That business covered all aspects of property building, renovation and maintenance.  Julie, ex-military and government employee, was a magazine editor, combining her writing and marketing skills with a love of textiles and interiors.


The idea for the Valley Home Check service surfaced soon after their arrival in the Valley and was launched that year. Since then the business has grown with different services evolving along the way, never losing sight of the company ethos to provide peace of mind and a totally confidential and personal service.


Richard Watkins

Valley Home Check Ltd  is fully certified and registered in compliance with the B.C. Security Services Act and carries full insurance.  As part of the business growth, Richard and Julie were pleased to welcome Nic Miller to the team in 2010.  Also certified under the B.C. Security Services Act, Nic is a great asset, having the professional care and consideration required for Valley Home Check.