Key Indicators for Spotting Water Damage

When you set up an inspection appointment for the home you’re planning to buy, one main component our inspectors are trained to look for includes signs of water damage. That’s because drips, leaks and flooding can cause major structural damage if not addressed properly and/or in a timely manner. Catching potential issues like this before buying a home can save …

Highly Trained Home Inspectors at Your Service

When hiring a home inspector to help ensure your property selection is sound while making among the largest financial purchases of your lifetime, it’s important to know you can place your trust and confidence in a professional, regardless of whether he or she is licensed. Did you know that the only jurisdictions in Canada that mandate home inspector licensing are …

Your New Build Needs an Inspection Too!

You’ve budgeted, saved, planned and worked extremely hard to buy a newly-built home  designed to meet your family’s needs. That’s why it’s essential to have a professional home inspector examine your new house from top to bottom, ensuring your builder got everything right and you can move into your dream home with added peace of mind. The same holds true …

Does Your Home Inspection Come with a Property Warranty?

You may have quickly answered, ‘Don’t they all?’ to this question. But, this isn’t a run-of-the-mill warranty on the service or your inspector – it’s a unique warranty attached to the property itself that protects the property’s new owner. Our Warranty and Client Protection Program guards against surprises that show up after you take possession of your new home – …

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 …