- Land/Shallow Water Search
Cost For My Service
It is almost impossible to set a fee for my service, there are so many variables. I will accept a gratuity if offered. Based on what it's worth to you and what you can afford when I find your valuable.. If the item is not found I would like reimbursement for my commuting expenses. That is also up to you and what you can afford. You must have a general idea of location lost and location must be somewhat searchable. (not in a house or scrapyard! (LOL))
Just about anywhere including shallow water.
50 mile radius from Va Beach, VA
Steven Andrews's Bio
I have been metal detecting since my retirement in 2011 and find the most joy in recovering lost sentimental items including rings! You must agree that the recovery may be videotaped and used on my youtube channel.
Steven Andrews - Recent Blog Post
Watch Returned! (2021)
I dug this watch out of the surfline and it did not come on. (operator error) When I got home I tried again and it came on and I was able to see a text that was made just seconds before the battery went dead. I texted the number and they knew who the watch […]
It took a while but Finally! (2021)
Recover 5/1/2021 – I got a call about a lost diamond ring and after getting all the info I proceeded to the address. It ha actually been lost for 3 weeks which sometimes can be of concern. (someone found it, thrown by lawnmower, etc). Making matters worse it had the potential to be in some […]
This was a hard one! (2021)
Recovery 4/5/2021 – I was approached at the beach about a lost earring back. These are super hard to find because they do not give off much of a signal. This one did take a little time but it was all worth it in the end. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T83wTTJt-sQ
He waited for a detectorist! (2021)
Recovery 4/5/2021 – While detecting on the beach I was approached to help find a lost wedding band. The wife and family had given up all hope but the husband stayed in the location hoping a metal detectorist would come by. It was an easy find since he stayed at the location. Love this hobby!
I was called by a member of the family that knew a couple gold rings had been lost over a span of 50 years. The house had been sold and the family wanted to try and locate the rings before the house closed. They contacted theringfinders.com and 2 of us went out to try and […]
Steven Andrews - Testimonials
My family will forever be grateful (2019)
"For years, I had heard various stories from different members of my family regarding rings that had been lost on my grandparents’ property. One story mentioned my grandfather’s lost wedding, another was about a missing class ring belonging to one of my uncles, and a further one revolved around my father’s also absent class ring. At one point in my youth, my parents purchased me my own metal detector after I decided I wanted to see if any of these stories were true. Alas, my childhood inability to focus on one thing for more than a short period of time got the better of me and I gave up on the search.
Now over a decade later, my grandparents’ home of almost 60 years is being sold and my ninety-two year old grandmother is moving in with my parents. While packing up their house, I suddenly remembered some of those old stories and talked to my grandmother about them. With the sale of the house pressing down on us, I felt a sudden compulsion to try and determine if any of those lost rings were actually out there once and for all. I pulled out the old metal detector, did a little searching, but alas it was to no avail. Not willing to give up just yet, I did a little googling and happened to come across Ringer Finders.
I found a few local nearby guys through the site’s directory and sent them both messages. I got a response from Steve Andrews within hours of messaging him and he agreed to come out the following day. Unexpectedly, the next morning Tom Clyde messaged me as well to tell me he was already on his way. I was worried about both men showing up at the same time when they were expecting to be detecting alone. Fortunately, I was happily surprised to find out that both men knew each other and were willing to search together. With low expectations in place given the information we were going off of, I was shocked when after only forty minutes Steve pulled my uncle’s class ring from the ground. Both men were extremely professional, easy to talk to and communicate with, and were more than reasonable in their pricing. If anyone in the Hampton Roads area needs a ring or anything else of its kind found then they should not hesitate to reach out to either Steve or Tom. I am firmly of the belief that if either of these two men can’t find what you’re missing than no one can. These guys know what they are doing with their years of experience and various successful hunts serving as evidence for their skills. My family will forever be grateful for their work especially my grandmother who was profoundly happy to have a piece of one her late children back again."