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Home Inspection Services for Kern County

Jabuka Home Inspections has the extensive construction background combined with specialized training that clients need when buying or selling a home in Kern County. Jabuka Home Inspections conducts business under a strict professional Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice adopted from the California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) in Kern County.

My philosophy is simply I inspect your home as if my own family is going to live in it. Being a Certified CREIA Inspector (CCI), every inspection complies with the Standards Of Practice, and Code Of Ethics, set out by the California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) in Kern County.


About Kern County

In the beginning, the area that became Kern County was dominated by mining in the mountains and in the desert. County government was created in 1866 with the county seat in the mining town of Havilah, in the mountains between Bakersfield and Tehachapi.

The flatlands were considered inhospitable and impassable at the time due to swamps, lakes, tule reeds and diseases such as malaria.This changed when settlers started draining lands for farming and constructing canals, most dug by hand by hired Chinese laborers. Within 10 years the valley surpassed the mining areas as the economic center of the county, and the county seat was moved as a result from Havilah to Bakersfield in 1874.

The discovery well of the Kern River Oil Field was dug by hand in 1899. Soon the towns of Oil City, Oil Center and Oildale came into existence.

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