Addressing Attic Frost & Moisture Problems

During colder months, there’s an increased risk of moisture within a home’s attic space. If given a pathway, warm, moist air finds its way into the attic and condenses before it’s able to exhaust through various venting systems. The harsh, cold temperatures turn this condensation into frost and, as weather warms up, the frost melts and can cause serious damage …

Home Pre Inspection

Use a Pre-Inspection to Help Sell Your Home

Are you thinking of selling your home? Did you know that a pre-inspection is available for your property before it’s even on the market? Having a pre-inspection completed by your home inspector prior to listing that highlights the sound investment buyers can expect upon purchasing your property can prove beneficial – and help set your property apart from others already …

Real Estate Pros: Expect More from Your Home Inspector!

As a real estate agent looking to partner with a home inspection company that has both your needs and those of your clients’ top-of-mind, expect more than just a thorough home inspection and report. How you’re able to further use information contained in the report, as well as access details long after the report has been completed, will help streamline …

Is Your Home Inspector a Partner or Vendor?

There’s so much more value to be gained by partnering with your home inspector than merely keeping the relationship at a vendor level. The key to creating any mutually beneficial relationship is to truly form a partnership and ensure a win-win for all parties. Being a valuable partner involves offering tools and services to equip our referral partners with useful …

A Buyers Choice Home Inspections - Support Local Business

Buying Local Matters

Supporting local franchises is an excellent way to back the ‘buy local’ movement that’s top-of-mind within many Canadian communities. There’s a misconception that because someone owns a franchise, they’re not local. On the contrary, each A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections franchise is independently owned and operated within a local community. We empower local people who undergo rigorous training – well …

common issues found during home inspection when you're buying a house

The most common problems to look for when buying a home

Faulty wiring open junction boxes, amperage mismatches, no wire nuts on wires, tripping breakers. Circuit Breakers Breakers can trip when they become old. Occasional tripping can indicate simple overloads.  If a circuit breaker trips frequently, you should consult an electrician. Flickering lights If replacing the bulb doesn’t solve the problem, consult a licensed electrician. The fault may be in the …