The goal of Beyond The Bricks is to provide our clients with a thorough and detailed analysis of each inspection, communicate timely information so that they may make informed decisions, and earn their trust.


Russell Reed

Russell, a licensed Professional  Inspector in the state of Texas, (TREC # 22099) was born and raised in Bay City, Texas.  After graduating from Texas A&M with a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology, he spent over 25 years designing and implementing control systems in the field of Industrial Automation.  During  this time he was heavily exposed to many aspects of building design and general construction. His life-long experience with many components of construction including plumbing, roofing, concrete, electrical, and mechanical systems make him uniquely qualified in the field of home inspection.





R. Darin Rickman

​Darin, a licensed Professional Inspector, (TREC #23224) aligned with Beyond The Bricks in 2018 .  He has an extensive business and construction background, serving seven years as Construction Superintendent for a national builder.  There he was directly responsible for oversight of hundreds of new homes, as well as apartment to condominium conversions. 

In addition to his State license, he has obtained the CPI and Infrared Certification from InterNACHI and the CPI Certification from the National Swimming Pool Foundation.  He believes that you must constantly be learning and exploring new technologies in order to provide the best inspections.  



13604 Caldwell Dr. #23 Austin, TX 78750   |  512-962-8755  |  russell@btbinspection.com


Certifications acquired through home inspector training from InterNACHI

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