Preparing your house for your home inspection is the first step in obtaining a successful home inspection. The following article will cover some the main areas to prepare for your home inspection.
For your next home inspection be sure to choose an inspector who utilizes the use of thermal imaging. Thermal imaging lets us see what our naked eyes are unable to see.
Without getting too technical an infrared thermal camera lets us see the temperature of things. As home inspectors we scan your home with an infrared thermal camera to detect potential issues. Read the following to how understand how we do this.
Collingwood Ontario is a charming town located in southern Ontario. Nestled between Georgian Bay and The Blue Mountains, Collingwood boasts activities for the whole year. For this reason many tourists have decided to call Collingwood home.
The time has come for you to you to place home on the market. The market is hot and homes are selling for top dollar and in most cases above market value. Many times home owners will rush to list but not put much thought into the buyers right to have a certified home inspection before firming up the sale. This blog will cover the “Top 5 Items that will ruin your home inspection“.
The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask an InterNACHI® inspector during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful.
With Winter approaching there a many things the home owner should consider with regards to preventative maintenance. One of the most overlooked items is the prevention of roof collapse due to accumulative snow. According to the National Research Council of Canada, the minimum snow load amount that a roof should be able to handle is 21 pounds per square foot (22 pounds if you live in Alberta). That’s about 2 to 2.5 feet of packed snow!
Wasaga Beach Home inspections are a vital part of almost any real estate deal. Before anyone signs on the dotted line, the buyer needs to accept the conditions of the property. The inspection provides the buyer with crucial information that affects their ultimate decision about whether or not to buy the home. Give us a call if you’re looking for a reliable home inspector in Wasaga Beach.
The ground fault circuit interrupter also known simply as a GFCI outlet has been around for many years. Invented by Charles Dalziel back in 1961. The now common outlet didn't become common for many years later. The following article will explain the importance of GFCI outlets and why upgrading non-existing outlets to GFCI is a good idea.
Are you considering moving to Simcoe County, Ontario area? Simcoe County is fast becoming a main destination for many home buyers. Home buying is a critical decision. Making the right decision when buying a home can be difficult. Professional help would ensure you make the right decision when the time comes. Some importance of obtaining a home inspection include: